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Ferguson; America's Gaza

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That's the headline, you fill in the rest...
But, the government is failing the citizens of Ferguson and it just goes on and on.
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8-14 NYC Gaza Forum Part 1: Intro, Marlowe, & Kuttab

I entered the Great Hall of Cooper Union in New York City last Thursday night for yet another consciousness-raising forum sponsored and organized by World Can’t Wait under the leadership of its national coordinator, Debra Sweet. This one was focused on Israeli war crimes in Gaza.

I was relieved to see that a huge crowd had turned out. Read below the fold...

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Hobby Lobby-A huge gift to the left. Who's your Daddy?

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It has become a commonplace observation amongst historians of the interface between politics and jurisprudence that the enunciation of Roe v Wade, as much as it brought immediate relief from unwanted pregnancy to hundreds of thousands of women, had the perverse effect of truncating the slow but inexorable progress of democratic reform of patriarchal anti-choice law.

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News Corp Democrats

Fair and balanced: Fox PAC supports Democrats, too

The media company, which owns Fox News and whose CEO is Rupert Murdoch, just last month gave Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) $5,000 and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) $1,000 for their respective 2016 primaries, according to a monthly report filed Friday.

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Ferguson cops denied nurse who wanted to give Brown CPR

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You Don’t Believe We’re On the Eve of Destruction?

US, Europe, Israel, Saudi Arabia have worked so hard together to bring us to the brink of WWIII.

Ukraine is where the US helped stage a coup that left violent neo-Nazis running a puppet government.

Obama and his administration were FURIOUS over losing their power grab for Black Sea control. They and the Kiev government are willing to have Russian Ukrainians in the east massively slaughtered and to create a humanitarian crisis for the survivors as collective punishment, ethnic cleansing and to provoke a military reaction from Russia.

A nuclear-armed Russia. Read below the fold...

eBook readers literally can't follow the plot

(Human readers, that is; not tablets.) Look at the bottom finding:

When Will Today's Political Class Admit the U.S. Lost the Two Major Land Wars in Asia They Got Us Into?

On the 1st of Never. Here's the closest we're going to come to a victory parade. WaPo's Dana Milbank writes:

Gen. Harold Greene’s funeral is a fitting coda to a dozen years of war

Oh. A "fitting coda." Oddly, or not, although Cilizza mentions the 33-car press motorcade, he doesn't name any of the dignitaries who were in attendance; Greene was, like defeat is, an orphan. Read below the fold...

In the garden: Morning poppies

I don't have to be the only one posting gardening pictures, as Dromaius has shown, so feel free to post away; the default size for pictures is bigger for posts than comments (because comments narrow as they nest). But herewith, the Rastafarian color spectrum:

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Perry (R-TX) joins Cuomo (D-NY) in the corruption sweepstakes

BWA-HA-HA-HA-HA! To be fair, Governor Perry has much better hair. Texas Tribune: Read below the fold...

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BWA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA

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Chicago Tribune poll: Support for Mayor Rahm Emanuel falling fast in Chicago

In a head-to-head matchup, the survey found Lewis with 43 percent backing to 39 percent for Emanuel, with 14 percent undecided. Lewis' advantage is just outside the 3.5 percentage point error margin for the poll, consisting of cellphone and landline interviews with 800 registered city voters from Aug. 6 to Tuesday.

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It's clear that there's a massive battle over NHS privatization in the UK that I'm entirely missing

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Ecuador doing the right thing again.

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