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They passed a law in '64

This is quite a radical song, despite the seemingly gentle message.

The opening notes on the electric piano are instantly recognisable. It’s a tune that has been used several hundreds of times on television adverts – for me the most memorable is when it was used as part of the Match of The Day program. 250 more words

Music

Harry Belafonte Tuesday - Watch: 'King - A Filmed Record' (Ely Lanau, 1970)

Film notes on King: A Filmed Record

King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery To Memphis is a 1970 American documentary film biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 478 more words

Seminal Cinema Outfit

Law and disorder

In many New Yorkers’ minds, the era of stop-and-frisk left with the prior mayor.

The practice was ruled unconstitutional. Bill de Blasio was elected in large part because of… 611 more words

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Drowning in a Sea of False Equivalency

Everywhere we look it seems we see the ugly head of stupid reasoning attaching itself to every issue we face today. Issues are not debated, they are attached. 1,359 more words

Humor

Team Krew reblogged this on Andy Kaufman's Kavalkade Krew Featuring The Wandering Poet and commented:

Yep. I choose to be on the rational side. Those other guys and gals can take the irrational.  Best man wins!

Transgender Inmate Fails To Prove Jail Ignored Sexual Assault Risks

On December 7, 2012 D.B., a transgender inmate housed at Orange County Jail, filed a lawsuit against Orange County and Orange County Jail officials for the sexual assault she endured as a result of being housed with another inmate rather than in protective custody. 235 more words

Lawsuit

What comes after gay marriage? Pedophilia acceptance!

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/06/opinion/pedophilia-a-disorder-not-a-crime.html

Key paragraph;

Part of this failure stems from the misconception that pedophilia is the same as child molestation. One can live with pedophilia and not act on it.

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Preemptive Dissent Thoughts

Some thoughts on last night’s discussion following the conversation with Will Potter on preemptive dissent which occurred after the film of the same name.

Film:¬† … 1,063 more words

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