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One Story About Being “Black In America”

In a relative nutshell, here’s one person’s experience, being Black in America: I was standing in the doorway of a buddy of mine’s office (an NCO in US Army); Several other NCOs were in the room, two were my immediate superiors,  I was a Pvt2 or PFC. We were just shooting the shit, kidding around, nothing untoward at all. Out of the blue, one sergeant (my immediate superior in my section) looked at me to make a joke (I’m white, btw). He asked “Hey Rowe; What’s a cocoon?” I shrugged. “It’s a n-n*gg*r.” Unbeknown to him, a casual friend of mine, an African-American [ ... ]
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PBO Fails to Properly Execute a Thanksgiving Proclamation, and Our Deep Unworthiness of God’s Love

The ultimate source for all things righteous and true about giving thanks, National Review, has someone who took issue with President Obama’s Thanksgiving Proclamation. Read it, it’ll only hurt for a minute, it’s a very short article. Here’s my answer, all snark fully intentional, and, you’ll notice, MUCH longer than the article itself: There are a number of ideas, beliefs, and turns of phrase I could take issue with in this article. I’ll try to cover them all with a few of my own, and see if it adds-up as dissent, [ ... ]

PETITION: Mr. President, Use Executive Authority to KEEP Congress In-Session to Solve Tax Crisis

PETITION: Mr. President, Use Executive Authority to KEEP Congress In-Session to Solve Tax Crisis: We petition the Obama administration to: Use emergency Executive Authority to order Congress into continuous session until a solution is found to our tax

Frothy the Snowman – Maddow/UC Fap Edition

I’m Frothy the Snowman, I have very little grasp of facts! I raise my nose, tell you what I knows, doesn’t matter if it’s true! Then one day, during the games I play, Rachael Maddow came to say… That thing you said, that American History is dead, is B-S, more or less! OH, Frothy’s new snowjob, is that he didn’t mean quite THAT! A survey course, in Western Civ (of course) was the point of his discourse! Pooooor Frothy the Snowman, lost his head again this way! When Maddow proved, in a second or two, that it’s bunk (AGAIN), todaaay!

Principles of Ethical Conduct for Newsrooms: Via BlueCheddar Blog

 The following was gleaned from http://www.bluecheddar.net/?p=20050#comment-2638 (please visit), and no vetting on this information has been done. Also, it’s origin appears to be from a different source. Some style elements may have been modified.   Principles of Ethical Conduct for Newsrooms: WE ARE COMMITTED TO: » Seeking and reporting the truth in a truthful way » Serving the public interest » Exercising fair play » Maintaining independence » Acting with integrity Seeking and reporting the truth in a truthful way We will dedicate ourselves to reporting the news accurately, thoroughly and in context. We will be honest in the way we gather, report and present news. We will be persistent in the [ ... ]