Thx nsekuye. Just who we wanted to hear from about this tragedy: The Pied Piper himself. “R. Kelly has written a new song, “Rise Up,” about healing in the aftermath of the April 16 shootings at Virginia Tech.”
Thx Tereza. “Barack Obama’s popularity is gaining on rival frontrunner Hillary Clinton, according to the Rasmussen Institute poll released Monday. Obama leads among voters under 40, it said. Clinton, 59, is strongest in the 65-and-older bracket.”
Thx Ananser. “The federal courts have ruled that the statute of limitations has expired for the victims and heirs to sue the city of Tulsa and OK over losses during 1921 race riots that left more than 200 blacks dead and 400 businesses and countless homes
Thx Ananser. “Oakland city officials Wednesday announced two new resolutions condemning recent federal immigration raids and formalizing the city’s intention not to cooperate with the U.S. government effort to deport undocumented residents.”
Thx Ananser. “Japan’s abhorrent practice of enslaving women to provide sex for its troops in World War II has a little-known sequel: After its surrender — with tacit approval from the U.S. occupation authorities — Japan set up a similar “comfort women”
Thx joy princess. “Eng also claims to “admire” Cho for the worst individual mass-murder in American history, and tells the Voice that he, at one time, planned to go on his own killing spree while he was a student at NYU, but couldn’t afford a firearm.”
“Let’s talk about white kids who consider themselves more enlightened than their granddaddy because they would never call a black person ‘nigger,’ yet pay black men to call black people ‘nigger,’ and black women ‘ho’ and ‘bitch’.”"