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Last Build Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:07:55 +0000


U.S. Led Coalition In Syria Killed Nearly 500 Innocent Civilians In One Month

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:07:55 +0000

The current American-led campaign against ISIS in Syria has led to the deaths of nearly 500 civilians, according to a United Nations study: The US-led coalition killed nearly 500 civilians in one month in its pursuit of Islamic State militants in Syria, in what the United Nations has called a “staggering loss of life”. Some […]

Bill Cosby To Teach Men To Avoid Sexual Assault Allegations

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:58:00 +0000

Bill Cosby is planning to spend the summer teaching men how to avoid sexual assault allegations: Bill Cosby is planning a series of town hall meetings this summer to educate people, including young athletes and married men, on how to avoid accusations of sexual assault, two of his representatives said Wednesday. The announcement came just days […]

Line of the Day (Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 Edition)

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:44:40 +0000

No wonder they wrote it in secret and want to move quickly to a vote...

A Photo for Friday: “Into Blue”

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:15:37 +0000

“Into Blue” April 30, 2014 Pike Road, AL

About that Trump as Caesar Thing…

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 21:02:29 +0000

If you haven’t noticed it, here’s the story via the NYT:  Two Protesters Disrupt ‘Julius Caesar’ in Central Park and another version via BoGlo: Knives are out for theaters that bear the name ‘Shakespeare’.  The result has been a lot of sturm und drang on TV and online, and the pulling of sponsorships. In reviewing the various responses online […]