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Akai Gurley was leaving with his girlfriend from her apartment. Unarmed, and unaware that he was doing anything wrong (he wasn't), he decided the elevator was too slow to arrive, and opened the ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 206 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2014 at 10:02 AM PST with 204 Recommends
I wasn't going to post today, but a few things in the nether regions of the Internet caught my eye and I thought I'd take a moment to document this ridiculousness; because there are some forms of ...
by lagertha
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 05:32 AM PST with 6 Recommends
"Republicans approve of the American farmer, but they are willing to help him go broke. They stand four-square for the American home — but not for housing. They are strong for labor — but ...
by DCBlue
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 10:56 AM PST with 8 Recommends
On November 4th, something amazing is going to happen, and it boggles my mind to contemplate it. On that day, tens of millions of American voters are going to walk into a voting booth and vote for a ...
by Max Udargo
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 12:29 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Dillion Taylor was walking out of a 7-11 in Salt Lake City on August 11th with headphones on. No one knows how much of or if he heard at all the officer who shot him dead's orders because... he's ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Sep 30, 2014 at 07:31 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
CatholicVote is a conservative Catholic blog which... I probably don't need to say much more. They're bigots. Take, for example, this piece which places marriage equality in a "diabolical trinity" ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 02:28 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
I can't be there. I remember all the Marches of the sixties and seventies I was at. My spirit will be there. As I approach the end of my time here I am more and more concerned about what we are ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2014 at 10:43 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Via Addictinginfo....
by jpmassar
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 07:11 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
The first big case is in court since FGM was made illegal in Egypt 6 years ago. A 13 year old died after FGM and the doctor claims he was treating her for genital warts! Here is a snip from the ...
by bookcrazzzy
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 05:33 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Oh Dear God! It wasn't enough to put guns on school campuses. Now they have to have militarized SWAT armored vehicles!
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 01:45 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
At a certain point, conservatives should probably just shut up before they say something really stupid and racist. Conservative activist Rafael Cruz argued that African-Americans need to be “...
by TDDVandy
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Sep 02, 2014 at 04:48 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
It's bad enough when 18 year olds get executed and infants get flash-bang grenaded . Do we as a country have to knowingly send children to their death as well? Apparently so. Between five and ten ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 139 comments on Tue Aug 19, 2014 at 10:45 AM PDT with 534 Recommends
I'm sorry for not getting a reply to this earlier, but I've been quite busy lately. One of the stories in the fight for LGBT equality recently has been the (failed) attempt by bigots in Houston to ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Aug 12, 2014 at 01:35 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Okay, this is the lowest new low that NOM has ever reached in their logic against marriage equality yet. In short, they are claiming that same-sex marriage should be illegal because not all chairs ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 161 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 01:34 PM PDT with 86 Recommends
I'm not going to Detroit. Truth to tell I probably would have if I'd known I'd get to participate in Netroots Nation AND be part of an uprising against shit-stupid bureaucrats and one-percent ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 08:06 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
You may have seen the video of the Indiana cop shoving a paraplegic, tipping him over from the curb onto the street . That was bad enough. You may even have already seen the video of the incident ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 139 comments on Sat Jul 05, 2014 at 09:44 PM PDT with 185 Recommends
We hold these truths to be self-evident That all men (Except the homeless, gays, minorities and Muslims.) (Special note: men doesn't include women - Cf. Hobby Lobby, Scalia) are created equal (...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 100 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 07:32 AM PDT with 126 Recommends
What kind of human being does such a thing? Watch as an Indiana police officer, sworn to protect and serve, pushes a paraplegic man over, out of his wheelchair on the sidewalk, over a curb and ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 108 comments on Thu Jul 03, 2014 at 08:41 AM PDT with 147 Recommends
No one has yet answered my previous diary's question When Are You Allowed to Toss a FlashBang Grenade Into a Baby's Crib? (Well,there's the obvious: "Any time you feel like it if you are a ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2014 at 03:41 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
The man, a WWII veteran, was in his room in a nursing home in a small town near Chicago. The staff wanted him to go to a hospital because they feared he had a bladder infection, and he refused, and ...
by old mark
Comment Count 541 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 02:49 PM PDT with 571 Recommends