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  • Burger King’s Halloween Whopper has unexpected side effect

    10/06/2015 1:33:38 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 66 replies
    Fox 31 Denver ^ | October 6, 2015 | CNN Wire
    MIAMI — You don’t have to go to Japan to try Burger King’s black-bunned Whopper. Burger King is bringing it to the U.S. just in time for Halloween. “Something wicked is coming,” the burger chain on Twitter, with a brief promo video featuring thunder and lightning and a lunar eclipse, with a burger standing in for the moon. But it’s not just the color, insists Burger King. It’s also the flavor, with A.1. sauce baked into the bun. According to Burger King, it’s the sauce that turns the buns black. “While the pitch-black bun gives the Halloween Whopper sandwich a...

    10/05/2015 3:58:30 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 11 replies ^ | October 5, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Even though Christopher Harper-Mercer, the Oregon killer, had a black mother who raised him, the media insisted that he was a “white supremacist”. Mercer was about as white as Obama. Most of his victims were white Christians. If being half-black and hating Christians qualifies you as a white supremacist, then Obama needs to be investigated for possible white supremacist leanings.
  • Victim of Kalispell Bear Attack Dies ( Inside her home: Montana )

    10/01/2015 5:32:53 PM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    Flathead Beacon ^ | Oct 1, 2015 | Tristan Scott
    Barbara Paschke, 85, died as the result of injuries she suffered during a black bear attack inside her home ... from injuries she suffered during a black bear attack inside her Ashley Lake home last Sunday afternoon. The woman, Barbara Paschke, died at 10:30 a.m. while she was hospitalized at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. She died due to injuries from the attack ... The attack occurred inside Paschke’s home between Batavia Lane and Ashley Lake Road; although it’s not clear how the bear got inside Paschke’s home, it exited through a window, investigators said. The attack was severe, officials said,...
  • Shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore.

    10/01/2015 11:07:11 AM PDT · by halo66 · 916 replies
    Not sure what the situation is...
  • Video: Donald Trump Speaks With Minority Business Leaders in SC

    09/23/2015 12:45:56 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 13 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 9-23-15 | Donald Trump
    I could find very few minorities in the crowd... September 23, 2015: GOP Presidential front-runner Donald J. Trump was in North Charleston, SC today and gave a speech to minority business leaders at the GCBA SCAAC 2015 Annual Meeting.
  • More Evidence for Coming Black Hole Collision (total mass > a billion suns)

    09/22/2015 9:34:46 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 49 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 9/16/15 | Dennis Overbye
    The apocalypse is still on, apparently — at least in a galaxy about 3.5 billion light-years from here. Last winter, a team of Caltech astronomers reported that two supermassive black holes appeared to be spiraling together toward a cataclysmic collision that could bring down the curtains in that galaxy. The evidence was a rhythmic flickering from the galaxy’s nucleus, a quasar known as PG 1302-102, which Matthew Graham and his colleagues interpreted as the fatal mating dance of a pair of black holes with a total mass of more than a billion suns. Their merger, the astronomers calculated, could release...
  • Need help rebutting a Ben Carson meme

    09/19/2015 5:37:48 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 16 replies
    Internet Memes ^ | 09/19/2015 | RightFighter
    Okay, so I have a high school classmate who is a leader in the black community who posts things like this all the time. He might as well come out and use the words "Uncle Tom" when he discusses Ben Carson, but memes like this are all he's got. I read this, and of course it immediately struck me that this is likely a hoax of some kind. The only "evidence" that I can find that Carson actually said this is a page from the Daily Kos website that says he did, and then a bunch of other websites that...
  • Bystanders come to aid of ambushed Polk deputy

    09/16/2015 10:16:37 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 11 replies
    Fox 13 ^ | 9-7-15 | Kimberly Kuizon
    WINTER HAVEN (FOX 13) - Three men, all strangers, couldn't drive by a Polk County sheriff's deputy in need of help Sunday morning.
  • ‘Empire’s Lee Daniels: Race Relations in ‘an Ugly Place’ [White Beatdown Continues until Submission]

    09/14/2015 1:56:56 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/14/2015 | Daniel Nussbaum
    The second season of hit Fox television series Empire premieres later this month – and creator Lee Daniels says the show has come along at a particularly rocky time for race relations in the United States. Daniels and the cast of Empire were on hand at Carnegie Hall Saturday night to show off the first episodes of the new season of the show, which follows African-American record label mogul Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) as he navigates the pitfalls of his highly successful business alongside his family. “Where we are in America with race relations is an ugly place,” Daniels said...
  • Here’s the Real Reason We Don’t Need a Black James Bond

    09/04/2015 12:01:48 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 09/04/2015 | Walter Hudson
    A new author has taken over the James Bond franchise. Anthony Horowitz has a new Bond novel due out this month. He’s generated some controversy leading up to the September 8th release with some comments regarding the potential casting of Idris Elba to replace Daniel Craig in future Bond films. From Collider: [Elba] came to prominence playing “Stringer” Bell in David Simon‘s The Wire and broke out as the titular, grim detective of BBC’s superb Luther. There haven’t been many credible naysayers to his taking over for Craig when all is said and done, but now, James Bond author Anthony...
  • Radio Host Calls For Race War: “It’s About To Go Down, It’s Open Season On Killing...”

    09/02/2015 12:11:12 PM PDT · by amorphous · 86 replies ^ | 2 Sep 2015 | Steve Watson
    In disgusting audio broadcast via blogtalkradio yesterday, an individual who admitted affiliation with the Black Lives Matter movement called for listeners to murder white people and police, declaring it “open season” for such executions.
  • Video: New Black Panthers Had Threatened to 'Creep Up on' Texas Cops 'in the Darkness' [Genesis 6]

    08/31/2015 5:32:50 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 25 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 8/31/2015 | Mark Tapson
    Just two weeks before Shannon Miles allegedly crept up on Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth in the darkness and assassinated him, an armed Black Panther member marched in front of the Waller County jail and shouted, “You’re gonna stop doing what you’re doing, or we will start creeping up on you in the darkness,” Breitbart reports. The comment was made by a leader of the Houston-based chapter of the New Black Panther Party and was captured on a short video clip by the Houston Chronicle. The paper was covering a rally that day at the jail where black inmate Sandra...
  • Virginia Shooting Victim’s Husband: ‘I Blame the Guy Holding the Gun,’ Not the Gun

    08/28/2015 10:51:22 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Aug 28, 2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Virginia Shooting Victim’s Husband: ‘I Blame the Guy Holding the Gun,’ Not the Gun On August 28, Tim Gardner, husband of Virginia shooting victim Vicki Gardner, said he does not blame the gun for his wife’s shooting. Rather, he blames the man who was holding the gun and pulled the trigger. Vicki is the woman Alison Parker was interviewing when Vester Lee Flanagan opened fire. According to Fox News, Tim Gardner said one of Flanagan’s bullets “grazed [Vicki’s] spine” without doing the damage a direct hit would have done. Tim expressed gratitude that it was not a direct hit and...
  • Va. Gunman May Have Worked as a Male Escort and Other Strange Findings From the WDBJ Shooting

    08/27/2015 8:36:52 AM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 26 replies
    The Root ^ | Aug. 27 2015 8:12 AM | STEPHEN A. CROCKETT JR.
    Early Wednesday morning, Vester Lee Flanagan II, reportedly upset over being fired from Virginia news station WDBJ7 in 2013 as well as the June church massacre in Charleston, S.C., targeted two of his former colleagues and fatally shot them during a live broadcast.
  • Virginia murderer’s manifesto: Angry about Charleston, says he was bullied for being gay and black

    08/26/2015 4:58:34 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 36 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/26/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Meanwhile, Hillary and Josh Earnest are already using it to push gun control. We haven’t been all over this story all day because we didn’t figure you needed one more conservative news site presuming to give you up-to-the-minute updates. But we’re shaken like everyone else by the murders of Adam Ward and Alison Parker on live television this morning in Virginia. And we’re now learning more about the motives and the twisted mind of Vester Flanagan, who died this afternoon of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Flanagan had worked for a year as a reporter at WDBJ - the very same...

    08/26/2015 2:19:22 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 55 replies ^ | August 26, 2015 | Ben Shapiro
    On Wednesday, America met a deeply evil human being: Vester Lee Flanagan II, also known as reporter Bryce Williams. Williams murdered two people while they were live on air on WDBJ in Virginia: reporter Alison Parker, and cameraman Adam Ward. After the murders, he went on the run – and while he was on the run, he tweeted out his rationale for the killings, accusing Parker of making “racist comments” and Ward of going “to hr on me after working with me one time!!!” He then posted video to his Facebook and Twitter pages of himself shooting both at point-blank...

    08/14/2015 8:04:11 AM PDT · by GilGil · 43 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/13/15 | Staff
    Donald Trump gives hope to Black Lives. Our message to all Black lives.
  • Lowe's delivery driver replaced after customer said they didn't want a black man to bring goods

    08/10/2015 9:29:48 AM PDT · by brwnsuga · 98 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10 Aug 2015 | Tom Wyke
    A black delivery driver was told by his manager that he would not be making a delivery because the customer had said she only wanted a white driver in her house. Marcus Bradley, an African American, who has worked for Lowe's Home Improvement for the last 11 years, was left devastated after his manager complied with the customer's outrageous wish. The shocking incident reportedly happened in the city of Danville, situated in the US state of Virginia.
  • BREAKING: #BlackLivesMatter Supporter David Conley III Massacres 8, Including Kids

    08/10/2015 3:56:16 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 30 replies ^ | Charles C. Johnson
    Black Lives Matter supporter David Ray Conley was charged with capital murder after 8 people were founded in his Harris County home.
  • Protesters shut down Bernie Sanders rally

    08/08/2015 4:48:49 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 55 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 8, 2015 | Elliot Smilowitz and Megan R. Wilson
    Protesters who claimed affiliation with the Black Lives Matter movement stormed the stage during a rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in Seattle on Saturday, taking over the microphone and forcing Sanders to leave without ever speaking. Moments after Sanders took the stage at Westlake Park, two women and one man climbed the stage and confronted the Democratic presidential candidate, demanding a chance to speak. After several moments of confusion and confrontation, an event organizer took the microphone and said the protesters would be allowed to speak before Sanders. Some in the crowd booed.
  • A Matter of Privilege

    08/08/2015 4:46:46 PM PDT · by samovar123 · 8 replies
    Over the past few months we have heard a great deal about “White Privilege”, a catch all of racial profiling that asks us to entertain the ideas that all the problems in this country is based on a illusory demagoguery of the white middle class. It is an elusive privilege, and all whites have it no matter your background, where you cam from, or even your income. If you are white, you are to blame, period. What is not realized is that the “White Privilege” meme was actually first mentioned by the Weatherman Underground group of Bill Ayers and Bernardine...
  • White officer pepper sprays crowd at Black Lives Matter summit in Cleveland

    07/27/2015 5:43:56 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 62 replies ^ | 7/27/2015 | Afi Scruggs
    A transit police officer has pepper-sprayed a crowd in Cleveland protesting the arrest of a 14-year-old at a Black Lives Matter conference inspired by police brutality. The incident occurred near Cleveland State University in the city’s downtown where the first Black Lives Matter conference was taking place. More than 1,200 participants spent the weekend organizing and discussing a range of social justice issues. According to the Greater Cleveland regional transit authority, its officers were taking an intoxicated teenage bus rider to a police station just as the conference was ending about 5pm. A large crowd blocked the squad car and...
  • 10 Dead, 34 Wounded In Weekend Violence

    07/21/2015 8:44:08 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 23 replies
    The Chicago Tribune (via Second City Cop) ^ | 20 July 2015 | Chicago Tribune Staff
    At least 10 people were killed or found dead under suspicious circumstances since 3 p.m. Friday afternoon across Chicago. Among the dead were the decomposing bodies of a mother and her three children found in an East Chatham home with evidence of trauma and a fire that was never reported, and three men dead in a double-murder-suicide in the Mayfair neighborhood Friday afternoon. Thirty-five people were also wounded in shootings as far north as the Albany Park neighborhood and as far south as Roseland. Some of the wounded were in critical condition. No side of the city was without a...
  • Woman (White) Shot Dead in "Random Act" of Violence in Hollywood (Attacker Black)

    07/07/2015 6:32:35 PM PDT · by atc23 · 71 replies
    KTLA 5 ^ | 7/6/2015 | Kacey Montoya
    A woman who was shot in the back of the head with a shotgun while walking with her boyfriend in Hollywood Sunday night appeared to have been killed in a “random act of violence,” police said Monday. The victim was identified Monday afternoon as Carrie Jean Melvin, 30, according to Lt. John Radtke with LAPD’s West Bureau Homicide. The coroner’s office confirmed the victim’s name and age and said an investigator was still working on a report. Melvin was walking with her boyfriend near Sunset Boulevard and McCadden Place (map), about a block away from the heavily used intersection of...
  • Black youths mock bloodied white victim [Luke 17 - Days of Noah]

    07/06/2015 3:04:24 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 47 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 7/6/2015 | Cheryl Chumley
    A video on Facebook of a bloody-faced white male – the purported target of an attack by a black mob in Fountain Square in Cincinnati – is making the media waves, and what’s even more shocking than the condition of the victim is the background laughter. The man was beaten into unconsciousness after a hip-hop concert on the Fourth of July. The video shows a crowd of mostly black people gathering around the white man as he lay unconscious on the sidewalk. People in the background scream and laugh at his bloody face. Two officers were injured during the attack,...
  • If Liberals Really Cared About Black Lives [Luke 17 - Days of Noah]

    07/06/2015 2:28:43 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 5 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 7/5/2015 | Jack Kelley
    To the “Black Lives Matter” crowd, it seems that most black lives don’t. Roughly 7,000 blacks are murdered each year — more than 90 percent by other blacks. To some Democrats, only those shot by white police officers or white bigots seem to matter. Just 25 percent of about 400 local police killings a year involve a white cop and a black victim, an FBI study found. Shootings of blacks by police has been cut in half since 1981. For every black person killed by a white cop, black criminals murder 70. It is 25 times more likely a black...
  • Omarosa: 'Donald Trump Doesn't See Race'

    07/06/2015 3:48:23 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 10 replies
    Donald Trump has announced his intention to run for president of the United States. Our April Ryan talked to one of his friends, someone who knows him very well.
  • Black Teacher in Ohio Slaps Disabled White Student Saying She Doesn’t Have to ‘Serve White People

    07/01/2015 6:42:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies
    GOP the Daily Dose ^ | Jul 1, 2015 | clyde
    A black teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio has resigned after she slapped a handicapped white child and screamed at him that blacks in America “fought” so that they wouldn’t have to “serve white people like him.” This creep resigned not after students complained, but after her own teachers assistants complained of her abusive actions! It was going on for months, apparently. Intervention Specialist Pamela Bullock has left her position at Wayne Local Schools in Warren County, after four teaching assistants wrote a letter to administrators detailing her abuse toward students. In one incident, the assistants reported that Ms. Bullock was taking...
  • SEE IT: Texas teen rips girl by the hair from toddler, beats her up as other youths cheer...

    06/28/2015 3:43:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 130 replies ^ | June 27, 2015 | BY Tobias Salinger
    FULL TITLE: SEE IT: Texas teen rips girl by the hair from toddler, beats her up as other youths cheer (WARNING - GRAPHIC VIDEO) A Texas teen wrenches another girl away from a 3-year-old relative by the victim's hair and beats her as other teens cheer in disturbing footage that has surfaced online. Police in Dallas suburb Rowlett say the family of the 13-year-old who assaulted the other girl June 19 behind an elementary school will bring her to authorities, who aren’t releasing the juvenile’s name.
  • SHOCK VIDEO! Black Teen Beats, Kicks White Girl Holding Her Toddler

    06/24/2015 12:17:09 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 110 replies ^ | 6-24-2015 | JIm Hoft
    Horrific. A black teenage girl attacked a white girl holding her toddler.The black girl pulled the girl and her baby off the bench then beat her, kicked her while pulling her hair.This is the new normal in Obama’s America. For the record… Blacks commit 25 times more violent asaults on whites than vice versa. Blacks commit 25 times more violent assaults on Whites. #Ferguson #blacktwitter #p2— Chris (@Chris_1791) June 19, 2015 Adult African-Americans are just 9% of the population yet commit 40% of all crimes and 50% of all murders.ALL lives matter.
  • Google Chrome Listening In To Your Room Shows The Importance Of Privacy Defense In Depth

    06/23/2015 12:58:49 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 31 replies
    Privacy Online News ^ | 6/18/15 | Rick Falkvinge
    Google Chrome Listening In To Your Room Shows The Importance Of Privacy Defense In Depth Yesterday, news broke that Google has been stealth downloading audio listeners onto every computer that runs Chrome, and transmits audio data back to Google. Effectively, this means that Google had taken itself the right to listen to every conversation in every room that runs Chrome somewhere, without any kind of consent from the people eavesdropped on. In official statements, Google shrugged off the practice with what amounts to “we can do that”.It looked like just another bug report. "When I start Chromium, it downloads something."...
  • Father says he feels unsafe 'after receiving threatening phone calls from the Black Panther Party'

    06/21/2015 4:03:51 AM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/20/15 | Kelly Mclaughlin
    'I'm coming to see you real soon': Charleston killer's father says he feels unsafe 'after receiving threatening phone calls from the Black Panther Party' The father of Dylann Roof has told cops that he is the victim of never-ending threatening phone calls in the wake of his son's arrest for the Charleston church massacre in which nine people were killed. Franklin Bennett Roof, 52, called police to his home in Columbia, South Carolina, at noon on Friday because he was afraid for his life, according to police records. 'The victim states that individuals claiming to be with the Black Panther...
  • Charleston shooter tells cops: Everyone at the church was so nice to me,

    06/19/2015 10:22:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 49 replies
    Hot ^ | June 19, 2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Fair enough. Let’s almost not execute him. This seems to answer the lingering question of what was running through this degenerate’s mind while he sat through a Bible study meeting with a group of people he intended to murder in cold blood. I was thinking about that last night and couldn’t recall another case where a terrorist spent time getting to know his victims in an intimate setting before opening fire. To the extent you can understand the mind of a mass murderer, you would think dehumanization of the target is key. And the easiest way to dehumanize is to...
  • Mass of a supermassive black hole measured in suns (animated graphic)

    06/19/2015 2:24:58 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 12 replies
  • Pictured: The white gunman who shot dead NINE people in mass "race-hate" (Shorten)

    06/18/2015 5:34:52 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 134 replies ^ | June 18,2015 | Charlene Adams,Jennifer Newton
    Police have released CCTV images of a white gunman who shot dead nine people in a cold-blooded race-hate crime at an African-American church in South Carolina on Wednesday night.
  • Watch thirsty bear steal drinks from N.J. home's fridge

    06/15/2015 8:35:43 AM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 12 replies ^ | June 14, 2015 | Erin O'Neill
    PLAINFIELD — Police shot and killed a black bear in the backyard of a city home on Sunday morning, authorities said. [excerpt]
  • Black and White Like You and Me

    06/15/2015 6:14:10 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-15-2015 | MOTUS
    Welcome to post-racial America, where "reverse-passing" has become a real thing. (Thanks, Obama!) Today we return to the odd case of “Racial” (h/t Abenaki) Dolezal: the white woman who thinks she’s black.I say stop bullying her, she has already been the victim of 8 separate hate crimes so how much more street cred do you need? I believe we’ve established the fact she’s “biologically” Caucasian-American, butt apparently in Racial’s mind she’s an African-American. As such, she’s entitled to hold the jobs that non-African-Americans won’t do: serving as President of the Spokane NAACP and Professor of Africana Studies at Eastern Washington...
  • Spokane Police Suspend ALL CASES of ‘Hate Crimes’ Against Fake Black Activist

    06/14/2015 7:01:03 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 93 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/13/2014 | Jim Hoft
    Spokane police suspended all reported hate crimes against fake black activists Rachel Dolezal on Friday. Investigators said the controversial letters did not have a post office stamp or barcode and therefore were most likely placed into the box by someone with a key. Rachel Dolezal said she was disappointed the investigation did not produce any arrests. She told KXLY News, “As a mother of two black sons I would never terrorize my children.” Dolezal claims she was the victim of hate crimes but police suspended their investigation after suspicious letters lacked postal markings. Dolezal was outed as a fake black...
  • If Rachel Dolezal Duped Us Into Believing She's Black, Blame Ourselves

    06/13/2015 11:50:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 110 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 6/13 | Frederik DeBoer
    I's hard to think of a more bizarre story, or one more representative of contemporary America, than that of Rachel Dolezal. Dolezal is an academic and activist who represented herself as African American for many years, earning a degree in Africana studies, even ascending to the position of president of the Spokane, Wash., chapter of the NAACP. As police killings show, the African American community needs more change As police killings show, the African American community needs more change Dolezal's parents, however, have recently made matters uncomfortable for her, telling the media that she is in fact Caucasian and showing...
  • Eddie Murphy exposes "White Privilege" in America

    06/13/2015 9:56:15 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 54 replies
    NBC ^ | 1984 | Eddie Murphy
    <p>In 1984, comedian Eddie Murphy did an earth shattering expose' on "white privilege" in America...</p>
  • New Harris County Sheriff Axes LGBT Liaison Program

    06/10/2015 4:05:33 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 8 replies
    Houston Press ^ | June 10, 2015 | Michael Barajas
    Last month, after finally announcing his candidacy for mayor of Houston, Adrian Garcia stepped down as Harris County Sheriff and county leaders appointed someone strikingly different – an older white Republican lawman who's been itching for job ever since Garcia hinted he might resign to run for mayor. As with most transitions of power, there was a sweeping, abrupt shakeup within the top ranks when former Precinct 4 Constable Ron Hickman took the reins as sheriff. Just two weeks after his appointment, Hickman had fired numerous people, demoted many others, and replaced his first several commander positions – top brass...
  • Hillary Clinton plays to raucous but HALF-EMPTY arena at black university as she claims opponents...

    06/05/2015 1:20:46 AM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/04/15 | David Martosko
    Hillary Clinton plays to raucous but HALF-EMPTY arena at black university as she claims opponents want to 'disempower and disenfranchise people of color' Hillary Clinton closed a three-day campaign fundraising swing through Texas and New Mexico on Thursday with a rare public appearance at Texas Southern University in Houston and a stemwinder on voting rights. She took no questions and spoke with no reporters, but angrily complained that Texas voters can present their concealed-carry gun permits as a voter ID, but not their college student identification cards. Clinton was received with wild applause at the historically black college, but organizers...
  • Two giant black holes might crash into each other in 21 years

    05/28/2015 6:23:02 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 57 replies ^ | 5/23/15 | Ryan Whitwam
    In the center of most galaxies (ours included) there is a supermassive black hole that holds everything together. However, one galaxy 10.5 billion light years away looks like it might have two black holes, and just like in Highlander, there can be only one. Scientists believe the pair are going to crash into each other in just 21 years. This could provide an unprecedented opportunity to observe the mind-boggling physics of such an event. The galaxy in question doesn’t have a snazzy name — it’s known only as PSO J334.2028+01.4075. It’s what is known as a quasar, or an “active...
  • Public-Sector Jobs Vanish, Hitting Blacks Hard [1.8 million fewer jobs in public sector]

    05/25/2015 3:20:11 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 89 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 24, 2015 | PATRICIA COHEN
    ".....Roughly one in five black adults works for the government, teaching school, delivering mail, driving buses, processing criminal justice and managing large staffs. They are about 30 percent more likely to have a public sector job than non-Hispanic whites, and twice as likely as Hispanics.The Labor Department counts half a million fewer public sector jobs than before the start of the recession in 2007...understates just how much the government’s work force has shrunk.... because it fails to account for the normal growth in the country’s population: Factor that in, she said, and there are 1.8 million fewer jobs in the...
  • Nine dead in violent clash between rival biker gangs at Texas restaurant.

    05/17/2015 3:56:32 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 324 replies ^ | 5/17/2015 | Mia De Graaf
    Nine people have been killed and 18 hospitalized in a shoot-out between rival biker gangs at a recruitment event in a Texas restaurant on Sunday afternoon. What started as a physical fight in the bathroom spilled out into the bar and rapidly escalated to involve chains, clubs, knives and gunfire across Twin Peaks Bar and Grill in Waco, local media reports. Diners, including young children, scrambled and many took shelter in the freezer as hundreds of gang members ran rampage around the booths, according to KXXV.
  • BREAKING:Charges will not be filed against MPD Officer in the shooting death of Tony Robinson

    05/12/2015 1:20:02 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 64 replies
    NBC15 ^ | May 12, 2015
    BREAKING:Charges will not be filed against MPD Officer Matt Kenny in the shooting death of Tony Robinson Updated: Tue 3:17 PM, May 12, 2015 MADISON, Wis.---BREAKING: DA Ozanne: Charges will not be filed against MPD Officer Matt Kenny in the shooting death of Tony Robinson. UPDATED: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 ---3:17 p.m. MADISON, Wis.---BREAKING: DA Ozanne: Charges will not be filed against MPD Officer Matt Kenny in the shooting death of Tony Robinson. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • Md. Man Brutally Beaten By Group of Teens

    05/12/2015 10:22:48 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 48 replies ^ | May 12, 2015 |
    A Maryland man faces a long recovery after he was brutally beaten by a group of teens.
  • Michelle Obama Lets Loose on Race in Graduation Speech

    05/10/2015 4:48:40 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 63 replies
    Finance Powered by Trendolizer ^ | 10 MAy 15 | David Knowles
    Excerpt......"As potentially the first African-American first lady, I was also the focus of another set of questions and speculations, conversations sometimes rooted in the fears and misperceptions of others," she told the class of 2015. "Was I too loud or too emasculating? Or was I too soft? Too much of a mom and not enough of a career woman?" Directing her remarks directly toward her African American audience, Obama spoke from her own experience on how racial inequality impacts opportunity. "The road ahead is not going to be easy," Obama said, "It never is, especially for folks like you and...
  • Michelle Obama: Blacks have been 'frustrated and invisible' for 'decades'

    05/09/2015 6:14:54 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 78 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9 May 15 | Zack Coleman
    First Lady Michelle Obama urged students at Tuskegee University, a historically black university in Alabama, to remain involved in civic life during a time of tension regarding race relations across the country. At the school's commencement address, the First Lady listed scenarios in which African-Americans feel they encounter systemic discrimination, such as "nagging worries that you're going to get stopped or pulled over for absolutely no reason." She said those feelings are "real," but disengaging is not an option. "I want to be very clear that those feelings are not an excuse to just throw up our hands and give...
  • Michelle O: Museums intimidate minorities

    05/07/2015 6:17:01 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 77 replies
    WND ^ | 7 May 15 | Cheryl Chumley
    By Cheryl Chumley First Lady Michelle Obama suggested at an opening of the new $420 million Whitney Museum in New York City that minorities rarely feel welcome at such venues. “You see, there are so many kids in this country who look at places like museums and concert halls and other cultural centers and they think to themselves, ‘well, that’s not a place for me, for someone who looks like me, for someone who comes from my neighborhood.’” She then said she could “guarantee you that right now, there are kids living less than a mile from here who...