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Traumatic Slave Syndrome - The Effects of The Inter-Generational Holocaust In America

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Jon Stewart Fox Has "Most Consistently Misinformed Media Viewers"

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Recommended read from The real JFK mystery, 50 years later: Why the infamous murder must be reinvestigated

"For the public has never embraced the official verdict, handed down by the Warren Commission in September 1964. After less than a year of hearings and deliberations, the team—led by Chief Justice Earl Warren—concluded that President Kennedy had been shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald, a 24-year-old ex-Marine portrayed by the Commission as a shiftless loner with communist sympathies. But they could not explain why.

The most obvious question about the murder was also the one that could not be answered. Not only had Oswald been murdered in police custody two days after the assassination, but the Commission had been unable to find a single person who remembered Oswald criticizing Kennedy. On the contrary, Oswald had frequently expressed his admiration for the president. The Commission interviewed at least six witnesses who remembered Oswald praising Kennedy.

Faced with a substantial hole in their case, the Commission tried to plug it by filling the report with airy speculation about Oswald’s tormented psyche. Oswald, they insisted, was someone who had been driven by “resentment of all authority,” “antagonism toward the United States” and an “urge to try to find a place in history.” Perhaps he had shot the president, the Report blandly suggested, because of his “inability to enter into meaningful relationships with people.”

Ferguson 'anxious' awaiting jury decision | MSNBC

Ferguson 'anxious' awaiting jury decision | MSNBC

Sunday, November 16, 2014

A cornerstone of the Immigration debate | MSNBC

A cornerstone of the Immigration debate | MSNBC

When Whites Just Don’t Get It, Part 4 -

"But we in white society should be equally ready to shoulder responsibility. In past articles in this series, I’ve looked at black/white economic inequality that is greater in America today than it was in apartheid South Africa, at ongoing discrimination against African-Americans in the labor market and at systematic bias in law enforcement. But these conversations run into a wall: the presumption on the part of so many well-meaning white Americans that racism is a historical artifact. They don’t appreciate the overwhelming evidence that centuries of racial subjugation still shape inequity in the 21st century.

Indeed, a wave of research over the last 20 years has documented the lingering effects of slavery in the United States and South America alike. For example, counties in America that had a higher proportion of slaves in 1860 are still more unequal today, according to a scholarly paper published in 2010. The authors called this a “persistent effect of slavery.”

Obama’s Immigration Plan Could Grant Papers to Millions, at Least for Now -

"While the practical effect of the measures could therefore be broad, legally they will be limited, providing only temporary reprieves from deportation. Congress could change the laws that Mr. Obama will rely on for his actions, and a future president could cancel the program, leaving immigrants out in the open and even more exposed to removal."

Saturday, November 15, 2014

I use both of them regularly in my classes.

Hey, college kids: Major in John Oliver and Neil deGrasse Tyson -

Emory University does an excellent job on rape but Lincoln's President is a total disgrace and needs to resign or be fired by the Board of Directors. His position is no longer tenable. MHP to college president: Take responsibility for 'failing your students' | MSNBC

MHP to college president: Take responsibility for 'failing your students' | MSNBC

NYT: ‘Mormon Founder Had Up to 40 Wives’ | MSNBC

NYT: ‘Mormon Founder Had Up to 40 Wives’ | MSNBC

Impact of religious communities on social justice | MSNBC

Impact of religious communities on social justice | MSNBC

Can religion and science co-exist? | MSNBC

Can religion and science co-exist? | MSNBC

Friday, November 14, 2014

Obama To GOP After Elections: I'm Still The President

"WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's party may have taken a beating at the polls last week, but that hasn't stopped him from taking an aggressive series of actions to push his agenda forward.

Over the last week, Obama announced a historic deal on climate change, took a bold stance to protect an open Internet, and is expected to soon announce sweeping changes to the nation's immigration system. Some progressives are already taking notice."

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Finally the President the President did the right thing.

NYTimes: Obama Said to Plan Moves to Shield 5 Million Immigrants

"Asserting his authority as president to enforce the nation’s laws with discretion, Mr. Obama intends to order changes that will significantly refocus the activities of the government’s 12,000 immigration agents. One key piece of the order, officials said, will allow many parents of children who are American citizens or legal residents to obtain legal work documents and no longer worry about being discovered, separated from their families and sent away.

That part of Mr. Obama’s plan alone could affect as many as 3.3 million people who have been living in the United States illegally for at least five years, according to an analysis by the Migration Policy Institute, an immigration research organization in Washington. But the White House is also considering a stricter policy that would limit the benefits to people who have lived in the country for at least 10 years, or about 2.5 million people."