Sunday, September 25, 2016

Truthful Hyperbole

Donald Trump’s Deals Rely on Being Creative With the Truth http://nyti.ms/29Xuf6E

Monday, September 19, 2016

1st Amendment

http://www.businessinsider.com/miami-police-union-dolphins-players-national-anthem-protests-2016-9

The International Union of Police Associations, Local 6020 in Miami has asked the Broward County Sheriff's office in Florida to stop escorting Miami Dolphins players because of their national anthem protests, according to the Miami Herald.

NYPD cant-count-cash-theyve-seized

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2016/09/nypd-cant-count-cash-theyve-seized-because-it-would-crash-computers/

Monday, September 12, 2016

NCAA pulls championship from N.C.

The National Collegiate Athletic Association said on Monday that it would relocate all seven previously awarded championship events from North Carolina during the 2016-17 academic year because of concerns over laws passed by the state that it said violated the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Vox Sentences: The problem with Baltimore is a problem with America - Vox

Vox Sentences: The problem with Baltimore is a problem with America - Vox: "The US Department of Justice releases its civil rights report on the Baltimore Police Department; things are heating up between Russia and Ukraine in Crimea again.
Vox Sentences is written by Dylan Matthews and Dara Lind."  'via Blog this'

Department of Justice: Baltimore cops “coerced sex in exchange for immunity from arrest” - Vox

Department of Justice: Baltimore cops “coerced sex in exchange for immunity from arrest” - Vox: "Among the many damning findings within the Department of Justice report on the Baltimore Police Department is the revelation that some police officers allegedly coerced "members of a vulnerable population" into having sex, particularly those involved in sex work, in exchange for avoiding arrest, for cash, and even for narcotics. "This conduct is not only criminal," the report said, "it is an abuse of power.""  'via Blog this'

Friday, July 29, 2016

Econ projections.

Hillary Clinton's plans for the economy would boost growth and create millions of jobs, according to a new analysis.Moody's Analytics estimates that if the Democratic presidential nominee's proposals are enacted, the economy would create 10.4 million jobs during her presidency, or 3.2 million more than expected under current law.The pace of GDP growth would also accelerate to an annual average of 2.7%, from the current forecast of 2.3%.http://money.cnn.com/2016/07/29/news/economy/hillary-clinton-economy-jobs-moodys/

4 winners and 3 losers : Loser: Trump’s Muslim ban

4 winners and 3 losers from the final night of the Democratic National Convention - Vox: "One of the least expected, most moving moments of the evening came with the remarks of Khizr Khan, an immigrant of Pakistani origin who moved to the US from the United Arab Emirates and whose son, Humayun, was killed while serving as an Army captain in Baquba, Iraq. Capt. Khan died trying to stop a speeding vehicle, which turned out to have two suicide bombers and large amounts of explosives in it."   'via Blog this'

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

How to Stop Islamic Terrorists : snopes.com

How to Stop Islamic Terrorists : snopes.com: "CLAIM: U.S. General John J. Pershing effectively discouraged Muslim terrorists in the Philippines by killing them and burying their bodies along with those of pigs."  'via Blog this'


Friday, July 15, 2016

Watch: police tase a black man after confusing him with another black man - Vox

Watch: police tase a black man after confusing him with another black man - Vox: "Patrick Mumford was sitting in a car on February 1, parked on a suburban driveway in Georgia. Suddenly, three police officers from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department walked up to him and told him he was under arrest. Before the encounter was over, the officers had tased Mumford at least twice — only to find out later, on camera, that they had approached and attacked the wrong black man."
 'via Blog this'