Daily Archives: February 5, 2013

Video | US Attorney General Eric Holder Addresses Questions On DOJ Memo Making Legal Case For Drone Strikes

From WaPo Justice Dept. document justifies killing Americans overseas if they pose ‘imminent threat’ Attorney General Eric Holder’s press conference today: The battle cry this week; DRONE STRIKES! Your thoughts?

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The ReThug Civil War

The ReThug’s got a Civil War goin’ on. – You can’t make this ISH up, I swear, you can’t. But watching KKKarl Rove try to destroy the monster he and the Koch Brothers created, well, all I can say is … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman hearing: Motion to delay trial

SANFORD — A hearing Tuesday will likely lead to a decision over whether the George Zimmerman trial will be delayed. George Zimmerman is accused of killing Trayvon Martin a year ago. Zimmerman claims he shot him in self-defense. Last week, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

Today’s trailblazer is Dorothy Dandridge. Dorothy Jean Dandridge (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) was an American actress and singer, and was the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.[3] She performed as a … Continue reading

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African American History | Dr Charles Richard Drew | Blood banking; blood transfusions

Charles Richard Drew  (3 June 1904 – 1 April 1950) was an African-American physician, surgeon and medical researcher. He researched in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge to developing large-scale … Continue reading

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