Daily Archives: December 14, 2013

Live Streaming: Nelson Mandela State Funeral

Hat tip: Yahtc Qunu, South Africa (CNN) — A funeral cortege carrying Nelson Mandela’s body arrived Saturday in his ancestral village of Qunu, in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province, where he’ll be buried Sunday amid the lush green hills of … Continue reading

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The Slow Motion Lynching of President Barack Obama by Frank Schaeffer

Rikyrah The Slow Motion Lynching of President Obama-By Frank Schaeffer SNIP: We’ve been watching a slow motion lynching of a moderate brilliant family man, a father, and faithful loving husband. The Republicans in Congress are so dedicated to lynching the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

“White Christmas“ is an Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the version sung by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single of all time, with estimated sales in excess of … Continue reading

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