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Victims, Their Families and The Death Penalty

After hearing about the slow and painful death of Joseph Wood, I wrote this piece for Social Work Helper. The full article is available on the link below. 192 more words

The Beginning

The Chilling Reason Our Government Wants to Erase These Americans from History

Most of those held in Communications Management Units, which imprison people linked to terrorist activity, are Muslims.

July 24, 2014, Molly Crabapple, http://www.alternet.org

Andy Stepanianis one of the kindest humans I have ever met. 1,298 more words

Roger Hollander

Remember our Sticker Lady? Her English equivalent

When I saw the above photos (link below) I remembered this ST line from some yrs back, “Samantha Lo Xin Hui, dubbed the Sticker Lady for her graffiti at several public areas last year, was yesterday sentenced to serve 240 hours of community service.” There about the same time, a SunT article that reported that HDB residents were complaining of stickers put up by estate agents etc, and I remember “8551 3997″ had been plastering “For Sale” signs in the Siglap area trying to flog $3m properties. 292 more words

Humour

Quick hits (part II)

1) Very nice Vox animated short explaining the political uniqueness of North Korea.  Some really interesting historical perspective I was totally unaware of.

2) Eminent health care expert Victor… 709 more words

Politics

Day Nine: Praying for Sleep and Academic Writing

Trying to catch up to the girlfriend on the Game of Thrones television show.  On Episode 2 of Season 1, but I’m midway through the third book in the series. 237 more words

Memories of Eddie...........

I can’t remember the first time I met Eddie Ellis. It was sometime in 1997, most likely at one of the meetings for local activists seeking to reform the Rockefeller Drug Laws. 794 more words

80 Year Old Kills Pregnant Woman Who Broke Into His Home And Attacked Him, Morons Blame Old Man

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GawkerTom Greer, an 80-year-old man from Long Beach, California, told KNBC-TV this week that he fatally shot a woman in the back while she and a male accomplice ran away after attempting to rob his home. 1,429 more words

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