Category Archives: Current Events

Thursday Open Thread

David Sanborn week continues. I know one thing, I definitely need music a healing force.

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The Killing of #PhilandoCastile. Dashcam video released

WARNING:  VERY  DISTURBING The legal lynching of #PhilandoCastile. Video just released today. An abomination. This officer is a murderer. Philando obeyed the law. — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 20, 2017

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Tuesday Open Thread

Bob James, David Sanborn & Al Jarreau – Since I Fell For You

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Monday Opening Thread

Happy Monday, Everyone. This week’ featured artist David Sanborn and his many musical collaborations. David Sanborn (born July 30, 1945) is an American alto saxophonist. Though Sanborn has worked in many genres, his solo recordings typically blend jazz with instrumental … Continue reading

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Philando Castile’s mom reacts to officer acquittal in the killing of her son

I am distraught over this. Acquitted of all charges. The cop wasn’t even charged for disarming a fire arm….with a little girl in the back seat. Bullets came within inches of the child. It didn’t matter to the jury. It’s … Continue reading

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VP Mike Pence hires outside lawyer to handle Russia probe

Vice President Pence has hired an outside attorney to help handle inquiries relating to federal investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Pence has retained the services of Richmond, Va.-based attorney Richard Cullen, the chairman of the … Continue reading

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#SenateIntelHearing | Jeff Sessions Testimony

A new report says Attorney General Jeff Sessions will double down on a Department of Justice claim that former FBI Director James Comey misrepresented an interaction between the two during sworn testimony last week. Jonathan Swan at the news website … Continue reading

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