Daily Archives: July 30, 2013

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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