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When pundits wax rhapsodic about the "colorblind" era we live in–or fulminate against affirmative action policies as interfering with that "post-racial" state–some of us think of cases like Wet Seal.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission just determined that Wet Seal, a national women's clothing chain, illegally discriminates against African-Americans (New York Times, 12/4/12).


Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 05:24 PM PST

AP trolled about Iran nuclear bomb?

by 098brad

Was the AP the victim or a participant of a poorly written bomb graph?

Courtsey of


Susan Rice, the candidate believed to be favored by President Obama to become the next Secretary of State, holds significant investments in more than a dozen Canadian oil companies and banks that would stand to benefit from expansion of the North American tar sands industry and construction of the proposed $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline.

courtsey of Scott Dodd of


Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 09:34 AM PDT

Sandy info

by 098brad

Decent compilation of post-Sandy damage:


Sun Oct 28, 2012 at 12:22 AM PDT

tsunami warning for hawaii

by 098brad

a tsunami warning has been issued for all the islands of hawaii, see link:


Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 04:40 PM PDT

lock down at Schofield

by 098brad

This just in from local news "Officials are searching for a high-risk, suspicious male on Schofield Barracks after receiving a threat via telephone Thursday morning.

The incident happened just after 10:15 a.m.

Army authorities have confirmed that the threat is domestic issue between a male suspect and his girlfriend.

Schofield Barracks is currently at a heightened state of alert."
Link to story:

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