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Archive for June, 2015

Minimum Wage Advocacy Group Won’t Pay Minimum Wage.

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Oh, its “art”…

New York Times bans Charlie Hebdo cartoons, but runs ‘condom pope’ image | WashingtonExaminer.com.

 

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Scary Looking Gun Prohibited By RCMP

Time to take the cops out of the gun regulating business…

Federal public safety minister, RCMP clash over banned rifle | National Post.

The federal public safety minister’s office has asked the Mounties to review its decision to classify a rifle as prohibited after it roused the ire of gun enthusiasts. This is not the first time the government has taken issue with the way the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has classified a gun and the latest spat reflects its push to obtain greater control over such decisions. The conflict started when the RCMP classified a Mossberg-brand rifle, the Blaze, as non-restricted, but ruled the Blaze-47 was prohibited…

Regular black Blaze version:

Mossberg Blaze

Same rifle with scary looking stuff attached –  Blaze 47 version:

Mossberg Blaze 47

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RIP Chris Squire

I was lucky enough to have seen him play twice. RIP.

Yes bass guitarist Chris Squire dies aged 67 – BBC News.

Chris Squire, the bass guitarist and co-founder of 1970s British progressive rock band Yes, has died at the age of 67, his bandmates have said.

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Orwellian Democrats

Whitewashing the Democratic Party’s History | Ricochet.

Al Gore’s reframing of the relevant history is the story of the Democratic Party in microcosm. The party’s history is pockmarked with racism and terror. The Democrats were the party of slavery, black codes, Jim Crow, and that miserable terrorist excrescence, the Ku Klux Klan. Republicans were the party of Lincoln, of Reconstruction, of anti-lynching laws, of the civil rights acts of 1875, 1957, 1960, and 1964. Were all Republicans models of rectitude on racial matters? Hardly. Were they a heck of a lot better than the Democrats? Without question.

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Southern Strategy ’96

Lot Detail – “Clinton Gore / Sons Of The New South 1996” Confederate Theme 2.25” Jugate Button.

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Really, AP? Published Wire Photo Has Gun Graphic Pointing at Ted Cruz’s Head.

The Associated Press currently has a photo for sale at its APimages.com site showing a graphic of a gun pointing at Ted Cruz’s head. It has been there since early Saturday evening. It would appear that Charlie Neibergall, the person who snapped this photograph, had to patiently wait for the “right” moment to take the photo in question.

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