Category Archives: Current Events

Saturday Open Thread | Old School Jams

Happy Saturday, Everyone! How about some Shalamar & Kool & the Kang, and Earth, Wind, & Fire to get your up, moving and warm.

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Jeff Roorda: STL police officers will quit the depart if the city creates a civilian oversight board

Jeff Roorda, a police union official, said on Thursday that St. Louis police officers will quit the department or do only the bare minimum on patrol if the city creates the kind of civilian oversight board currently being proposed. “They’d … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | 80’s Freestyle & Pop Music Week

A-HA, It’s Friday! Hope you’re been enjoying this week’s mixture of 80’s freestyle and pop music! today’s featured artists are A-HA and Midnight Star. A-Ha- Ain’t they pur-ty?! A-ha (stylized a-ha; Norwegian pronunciation: [ɑˈhɑː]) is a Norwegian band formed in … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Remarks at the House Democratic Issues Retreat

President addresses the House Democrats at their annual retreat. Watch it here. and here http://www.c-span.org/video/?324074-1/president-obama-remarks-house-democratic-issues-conference    

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Thursday Open Thread | 80’s Freestyle & Pop Music Week

More 80’s pop and freestyle music… today’s featured artists are Expose’and Crowded House. Exposé is an American vocal group. Primarily consisting of lead vocalists Ann Curless, Jeanette Jurado, and Gioia Bruno, the group achieved much of their success between 1987 … Continue reading

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Jeff Roorda physically assaults a black woman in public meeting

What country is this where a man can BRAZENLY assault a woman in room filled with witnesses & NOT be arrested? Jeff Roorda got upset with the order of the meeting and physically assaulted a black woman. Do you all … Continue reading

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President Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia

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