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|Bernie Sanders's DIY campaign
Is buying Sanders an ad on reddit really the best use of funds? OTOH, if the specter of married gay pizza in Indiana can crowdfund nearly a million dollars, perhaps it can happen, although ...
|Connect! Unite! Act! NYC, Dallas & EPIC Glacier Nat'l Park Meet-ups — Ever Attended an Auction?
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
|I can find no evidence of the Baltimore Sun's "Purge" Claim from Monday
|R.I.P. A Garden Grew in Oakland Today.
Oscar Grant Plaza filled Saturday afternoon with a couple hundred people come to the first #BlackSpring event in Oakland. The organizers came up with a great idea, an its already spread across the ...
|Now Tell Me There's No GOP War On Women!
I'm so outraged as I'm writing this that I'm going to have to be extra careful about typos, etc. Republicans in Congress have passed a bill that would make it perfectly legal for your boss to fire ...
| Utah school selects transgender prom queen
Students at the Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts selected Maka Brown for their prom queen last weekend. Maka is believed to be the first transgender student to be so honored. Maka is a ...
|Happee Caturdai Pootie Diaree
Those of you who ...
|(sic) = sic erat scriptum, "thus was it written" - or: "Yo G, that Thug (sic)!"
But nevertheless, thug is an interesting word, and to the extent that we need to be able to hear it as more than some antique, static, dictionary definition, then I think that that's part of the ...
|Victory for yet another Successful DK Wildcat Strike!
The Wildcat Strike is over! The GOS is back spreading disinformation and chaos among RWNJs. With the defeat of communist thugs attempting to implement DK3 and dry server blades at the Ground ...
|We Are People for Bernie
Right after Bernie Sanders announced his intention to run, grassroots supporters from the occupy, labor, environmental and socialist movements published an open letter endorsing his candidacy . ...
|From Oakland to Baltimore. Labor & Community Against Police Terror on May Day.
A simple tweetpic essay. from the 510 to the 410 pic.twitter.com/3EhcbjcnWw — m4rg1n4L (@marg1nal) May 1, 2015 Putting the final touches on chalk art at Oscar Grant Plaza before the march ...
|Fox News reporter(sic) 's fee-fees severely damaged in confrontation with Al Sharpton
A Fox News Reporter got shoved by someone in Baltimore but at no point was shoved into the back of a paddy-wagon for a "rough ride". Fox News reporter Leland Vittert reported yesterday that law ...
|Become Maladjusted to Injustice! MBOPRA, STDDs, Week 35
If there is one name that has been uttered more often than Freddie Gray's over the past week, it has been that of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. We know that the criminal, heartless Right Wing ...
|Hallmark jerks tears for Mother's Day
Hallmark has a new campaign for Mother's Day, #PutYourHeartToPaper Alex, a transgender man, begins with this: My mom is the most light, bright, positive person I have ever met in my life, and that'...
|Baltimore police commish knew Freddie Gray's death was a crime--here's why
For all the kicking and screaming that the Baltimore Fraternal Order of Police directed at Marilyn Mosby today after six of their brothers were indicted for their role in the death of Freddie Gray, ...
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|Facundo - Civilización y Barbarie! Another Wildcat Strike of DK at 8am PT Saturday May 2
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|Had you ever even heard of police doing rough rides before Freddie Gray? They're everywhere.
Freddie Gray being loaded into a van by Baltimore Police On April 12th, six Baltimore police officers assaulted Freddie Gray and took him on something I'll admit I've never heard of ...
|UPDATE x2: HOLY CRAP. Baltimore FOP channels their inner Frank Nitti
This may seem a bit self-centered since my other diary is already at the top of the Rec list, but a couple people suggested that my update deserves it's own diary as well to ensure maximum exposure, ...
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|Why Syria needs an earthquake
The earthquake that struck Nepal killed around 6,000 people and displaced nearly half a million. It was a horrible humanitarian crisis that justifiably got the world's attention. If only ...
|Holy Crap. "Depraved Heart Murder"? UPDATE: FOP channels Frank Nitti
Thanks to reporters Mark Puente & Wesley Lowery for the screen shot: The official list of charges against the 6 officers (not 1, not 2, not 3...*six*) is out:
|Updated route of Baltimore Police van proves they were deliberately off course with Freddie Gray
Freddie Gray being loaded into the Baltimore Police Van. Again, because the Baltimore Police refuse to release any real statements from the officers involved in the April 12th arrest and April 19th ...
|Justice Department announces $20 million body camera pilot program
Attorney General Loretta Lynch capped her first, ...
|Top Comments: The Sound and the Fury
But First, A Word From Our ...
|Tony Perkins claims churches will lose federal tax exemptions over marriage equality ruling
Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University is a deeply conservative institution catering to fundamentalist Christians. The laundry list of rules students must abide by are ...
|Data diving at Pew
Apparently Pew Research Center didn't want to be left behind in the transgender race, so Sara Kehaulani Goo dug up a survey from 2013 and spelunked in the data contained therein. The online survey ...
|Baltimore Police Triggered the Riots
Mother Jones magazine reported that police actions triggered the riot.
|She's overseeing Freddie Gray case; both parents, grandfather, 2 aunts, 3 uncles are police officers
Marilyn Mosby 5/1 UPDATE: Marilyn Mosby just charged all six officers with crimes ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray. I seriously doubted that someone with such deep ties ...
Those of you who ...
|House GOP foriegn policy backlash
Three days ago the House Armed Services Committee inserted a controversial provision into an Iraqi aid bill. Republican war-policy writers are demanding that the United States recognize Kurdish ...
|after being called out by POTUS, CNN's Brooke Baldwin proves him correct
After being called out by name during the WHCA dinner as a joke about the lack of real journalists at CNN, Brooke Baldwin proves the degree of underlying truth in PBO's remarks.
|A complete takedown of the lies spread by the Baltimore PD and Washington Post on Freddie Gray
It was only a two-minute drive between the police station and where Freddie Gray was arrested. Why, then, did it take 30 minutes? So many egregious ...
|e-books for low-income students
Now if they would just put down the Xbox controller... The availability of such e-books on smart phones could make a real difference if reading could only be made like ...
|It's about Ethics in Journalism - Washington Post Claims Freddie Gray Broke Own Spine.
The Washington Post has published a report based on a leaked document . We don't know who leaked it to them. In it, a prisoner who was placed in the police van some time after Freddie Gray was ...
|Ten in Prison for Life for Malala Attack
[http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32530324 The arc is long but it bends towards justice], if we keep pushing to bend it. From the BBC: A court in north-west Pakistan has jailed 10 men for life ...
|No, Freddie Gray did not have spinal surgery "a week before" his arrest
More excellent coverage from the Baltimore SUN, sticking a thumb in the eye of the F--- Rep----c website and its vicious rumors. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-gray-settlement-...
|AAAnd the Baltimore PD is OFF with the Latest Bullsomething
Ok, I admit to being a bit obsessive with the Freddie Gray case and subsequent protests and police riots but this latest posted on the not venerable WaPo is utter bullshite. Prisoner in Van Says . .
|Sanders for President: can the far-fetched not also be McGovern / Mondale
More quixotic progressivism at its best and worth so many bits/bytes of rux/sox in DK, and acceptable only if the party runs a complete 50-state campaign to retake Congress as well. Sanders is ...
|Tweeting, where the only good internet citizen is a self cleaning oven
. @BarackObama sent 7 security guards to #WWIIMemorial this AM to keep out our vets. Sadly, that is 2 more than were present in Benghazi. — Dr. Rand Paul (@RandPaul) October 2, ...
|Father of black Detroit youth shot by ICE agent: "They brought my son downstairs and executed him"
Originally posted at Eclectablog . On Monday of this week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officer Mitchell Quinn shot and killed 20-year old Detroiter Terrance Kellom. The killing took ...
|GENDA rises again in New York
New York is one of only three states which protect people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation but not on the basis of gender identity. The other two are Wisconsin and New ...
|Baltimore: Over 1,000 Youth March Now w/ Amnesty International Watching
Right now, there are over a thousand young people marching from Penn Station, down Charles and St. Paul Streets over Lexington towards City Hall. Continuing over the last two weeks, The Batimore ...
|Baltimore: Baseball with no fans
They should just cancel this series and make it up later!! Playing in front of a empty house makes no sense!! - Frank Thomas, HOF For the first time in Major League Baseball history, fans were ...
|Orlando PD begins investigation into brutality of handcuffed victim—and it is getting messy
Mr. Liese is kneed by Officer Delio, rupturing his spleen The Orlando Police Department, like many other police departments, must now investigate one of their own because ...
|Los Angeles settles civil rights case with DOJ and victims—agree to 'bias-free policing'
Things are broken and need fixing. Systematic fixing. Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted to reach a settlement with the Department of Justice over their findings that the sheriff's ...
|All you need to know about the RW - "Baltimore quiets down as residents obey all-night curfew"
Obedience - yeah that's what the Other should do, after looting pharmacies and liquor stores. The streets of Baltimore were eerily quiet Tuesday night into ...
Those of you who ...
|Paranoia in TX! Federal Martial Law May Be Imminent but Gov. Abbott Will Protect Us!
After someone published on the internet the war game scenario map that forms the basis for upcoming military training exercises, paranoia went wild in Texas and Gov. Greg Abbott was quick to jump on ...
|Freddie Gray only the latest victim of Baltimore's 'rough rides' in police vans
Victim of a "rough ride"? The Baltimore Sun has a pretty illuminating piece on the Baltimore Police Department's criminal technique of "rough rides" in police vans. It turns out that Baltimore ...
|Black Baltimore Residents Shown Protecting Police With Human Shield
Note: This is a crosspost from my story on Reverb Press. Story in its entirety below. Anyone who has even passively looked at the television or their Facebook news feed over the past few days has ...
|NYC Violent Crime Decreased under Community Policing
Violent crime declined dramatically in NYC under Mayor David Dinkins' community policing policy called Safe Streets, Safe Cities . We need better police policies, ones like this that have been ...
|Missouri Legislature Moves to Limit Use of Deadly Force by Police Officers
The state of Missouri moved forward Tuesday with legislation aimed at making the use of lethal force by police officers less likely. http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2015/04/28/bill-to-limit-deadly-...
|As with Mike Brown, conservatives feel the need to lie about the life and death of Freddie Gray
Freddie Gray in the hospital after surgeries attempting to save his life Exactly what is it about being conservative that makes one want to lie about young black men who have been killed by police?
|Hillary Clinton calls for 'real reforms' of policing and mass incarceration
Hillary Clinton is making criminal justice reform, mass ...
|Lawless gangs of thugs
When I heard Governor Hogan say " lawless gangs of ...
|Cops sell out their permanent enemy to rationalize their potential escalated violence
Police blaming gangs as if this were an actual opportunity to ...
|Imagine watching the documenting of your beating or shooting on your mobile device as you die
Imagine that you could watch the documenting of your beating or shooting on your mobile device as you get killed. This has happened numerous times to news photographers / camera operators / ...
|Top Comments: When the State of Mississippi banned Sesame Street
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