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Report: Brown Was Not Shot With His Hands In The Air

More evidence is emerging supporting Ferguson officer Darren Wilson’s claims in the shooting of Michael Brown. The most recent story states that Brown did not have his hands up in the air, as supporters have long claimed, when he was shot. 537 more words

Society

Behind the Hijri Calendar and the Year 1436 AH/2014 AD*

Behind the Hijri Calendar and the Year 1436 AH/2014 AD*

By Lydia Smith

The Hijri New Year is about to begin, marking the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year. 577 more words

Society

Troubled With A Gun by Carol Robson.

Troubled With a Gun

They have a gun
shall they have fun?
Pop-pop, pop-pop
here comes the strop.

Disillusioned,
disturbed teen,
time to be mean… 90 more words

Poetry

Shady Quip

To those of you who made me hate . . .beware.

Life

How to teach an art lesson...

“One, two, three; blancmange!”

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The clerk shuffled over, unsure what to expect. He hadn’t wanted to confront the auburn, short-haired woman, but people had been complaining at the help desk for the last ten minutes. 523 more words

Stories

Everyday violence

Last night I gave a prostitute a lift to meet a customer.

It was a short journey, but we had a nice little chat and even flirted a little. 907 more words

Comedy