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Sports and Politics...

I’ll preface the following with an admission.  I am a huge sports fan.  As a child, I learned a lot of important life lessons from playing organized sports.  1,518 more words

Law Enforcement

Voting Is A Privilege & Civic Duty

The North Carolina “Voter ID Bill” was recently overturned by a panel of federal activist judges. Plans for One-Stop voting in all 100 counties had already been submitted to the State Board of Elections office. 467 more words

Politics

Controversy Erupts After NFL Quarterback Converts To Islam and Refuses To Stand for National Anthem...

A controversy has erupted today because San Francisco 49er’s Quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand up during the playing of the national anthem.

“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” ~ …

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Propaganda

Day 73: White Supremacy and Race Hatred

Now, suddenly this week, it’s okay to talk about White Supremacy and Race Hatred as part of the presidential campaign.  America has been waiting for this moment since at least 1948, when Strom Thurmond led the Dixiecrats out of the Democratic National Convention to seek the presidency on an explicitly segregationist platform — which is what they called White Supremacy in the mid-20th century. 232 more words

Donald Trump

Map My Classroom

if you made the choice
to love and welcome, not hate
the world would change

Poetry

Patriotism: the Bane of Socialism

Reading about the condemnation of a Croatian soccer player leading the cheer “Za Dom Spremni” got me thinking about why people are up in arms about this.   637 more words

Politics