Monthly Archives: November 2017

Thursday Open Thread | There are stories you read that makes you blink numerous times, cause you can’t believe them

This is one of those stories. Hat tip – reader at Balloon Juice Tens of Thousands With Outstanding Warrants Purged From Background Check Database Tens of thousands of people wanted by law enforcement officials have been removed this year from … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | 10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever By Gene Johnson | AP November 19 The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a transgender man … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | The Traitor in the White House

From the beginning, my thoughts on why 2016 was different have been this: It’s the TREASON. We have all lived through Presidents that we didn’t agree with. Presidents whose policies were antithetical to our own. But, what we have on … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Latest on the GOP Tax Scam

This is from FORBES, of all place: FORBES: GOP Tax Bill Is The End Of All Economic Sanity In Washington . . . If it’s enacted, the GOP tax cut now working its way through Congress will be the start … Continue reading

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Sunday Praise & Worship | The Edwin Hawkins Singers

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Saturday Open Thread | White ex-Tulsa cop gets 15 years for killing daughter’s black boyfriend

TULSA, Okla. — A white former police officer in Oklahoma was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for the fatal off-duty shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend, after four trials spanning nearly a year including three that resulted in … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | NFL player Olivier Vernon takes a knee during anthem

At the start of the Cowboys game daughter and I were setting the table, my boys were in the living room and as the national anthem was being played, my youngest son yelled out to me, “Mom, come here, lets … Continue reading

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