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'White Nationalist' Richard Spencer's Appearance at Texas A&M Draws Protests

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The room felt like a tinder box, ready to devolve any given moment into conflict, only to be calmed diffused by security. 962 more words

National/World News

When they go Low, We go High

This post is not going to be beautiful, its not going to be nice either, it definitely will not be a positive one… but something has to be said, and I cannot keep silent when a wrongdoing is done repeatedly. 390 more words

Miss World

9-Year-Old Says He Was Fat-Shamed by Santa

FOREST CITY, N.C. — A North Carolina mother says the local Santa Claus made her 9-year-old son cry, telling the child he needed to lay off hamburgers and fries, according to… 139 more words

Watercooler

Mom Battling Breast Cancer Says TSA 'Violated and Humiliated' Her During Public Search

LOS ANGELES — A woman battling breast cancer says she felt violated and humiliated in a public TSA search at Los Angeles International Airport Sunday after two security agents put her through what she calls an aggressive pat-down. 950 more words

National/World News

No whitewashing of The Great Wall: Zhang Yimou on the controversy about his new film

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

BEIJING: When The Great Wall‘s first teaser trailer debuted in July, some Asian-Americans took to the Internet to express their unhappiness that a white actor had been cast in a role which, they argued, could and should have gone to an Asian. 894 more words

Current Affairs

MSM and Fake News......anyone remember?

The MSM is on a roll over so called “fake news” but it’s really much like the pot calling the kettle black I’m afraid. Anyone remember during the presidency of Bush 2 and shortly after 9/11 when Americans were told that Iraq’s dictator Saddam Hussein had “weapons of mass destruction”? 931 more words

Commentary

Libraries, Guns, & Advocacy

A big part of my job, as a librarian, is public service. I teach instruction sessions, I organize outreach efforts/events, and I work on an open reference desk every week. 836 more words

Libraries