Monthly Archives: July 2013

Change for Trayvon Petition on Change.org

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, parents of Trayvon Martin, have posted a petition on change.org.  In pertinent part, it requests; “We’re calling on 21 governors whose states have some form of ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws to review those laws and amend them … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman dashcam traffic stop in Forney Texas

George Zimmerman caught breaking the law…AGAIN! Zimmerman was stopped by Forney Texas Police for speeding and telling the officer he was headed “nowhere in particular”. Zimmerman told officer he had a gun in the glove compartment. The stop lasted about 5 minutes after … Continue reading

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Videos|Huntington Beach Riots | When Will Whites & the MEDIA Condemn Dangerous White Culture

The photo of a man who smashed a stop sign through the window of a Huntington Beach store during Sunday night’s riots has gone viral via social media. Locals are on a mission to see him in handcuffs. LA Times … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Classics Week : Billy Eckstine

Today’s Classic is Billy Eckstine. William Clarence Eckstine (July 8, 1914 – March 8, 1993)[1] was an American singer of ballads and a bandleader of the swing era. Eckstine’s smooth baritone and distinctive vibrato broke down barriers throughout the 1940s, … Continue reading

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Is Shellie Zimmerman Guilty of Negligence?

On July 13, 2013, the Brady Campaign issued a statement on the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial.  The Brady Campaign has been one of the leaders in fighting against “Stand Your Ground” or so-called, “shoot first” laws like the … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Classics Week: Sarah Vaughan

Today’s Classic is Sarah Vaughan. Sarah Lois Vaughan (March 27, 1924 – April 3, 1990) was an American jazz singer,described by Scott Yanow as having “one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century.”[1] Nicknamed “Sailor” (for her salty … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Classics Week: Duke Ellington

Today’s Classic is Duke Ellington. Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974)[1] was an American composer, pianist, and jazz-orchestra leader. His career spanned more than 50 years: Ellington led his orchestra from 1923 until his death. … Continue reading

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Maddy, Juror B29 – You Were Played By Sovereign Citizens

Early on when I first began blogging, and after hearing Frank Taaffe defend George Zimmerman, I brought up the influence of sovereign citizenship ideology in Taaffe’s defense of Zimmerman’s actions.  According to Francis (Frank) Taaffe, Zimmerman was frustrated by crime … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Bay Area Chapter Choir | Praise & Worship

Good Morning, everyone! Happy Sunday to all. Remember to lift up Sybrina & Tracy Martin in prayer today. Isaiah 40:31 But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Clay Walker| Country Music Week

Ernest Clayton “Clay” Walker, Jr. (born August 19, 1969) is an American country music artist. He made his debut in 1993 with the single “What’s It to You“, which reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks … Continue reading

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