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Veterans Day Weekend 2017

Saturday is Veterans Day, a day on which we honor and salute all who currently serve as well as all who have served in defense of our nation down through history. 99 more words

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Halloween Cultural Appropriation

Colleges and schools across the country are instructing students how to not commit the crime of “cultural appropriation” this Halloween.

What is cultural appropriation? … 720 more words

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Some Lives and Some Names

Some lives seem to be more valuable than others, and some names seem to be more important to remember–at least to the mainstream media.

A few weeks ago, four young men… 573 more words

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Ides of October Open Thread

Today is the Ides of October. So many negative things are happening in our world. Let’s take a moment to savor the beauty of October. Peak autumn color arrives soon in most of the United States (if it’s not there already in your neck of the woods). 59 more words

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Day Thread: 10/12/2017

This is the daily thread.  Be more like this one.

You Otter Know (that otters are superphotegenic) Night Thread: 10/11/17

I was informed no one signed up for a night thread like 5 minutes ago, so I threw this together in a jif cause who doesn’t like to look at otters. 25 more words

"Minute" Changes to Facts about Las Vegas Shooting

Above is video of the press conference given yesterday, October 9, 2017, by Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas police department. This press conference was a stunner, in that many of the facts previously given to the public have been changed (“clarified” or “updated”) over the 8+ days since the terror attack. 1,229 more words

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