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  • Oklahoma prosecutor charges allegedly violent protesters with terrorism: 'This is not Seattle'

    06/28/2020 4:36:09 PM PDT · by gattaca · 27 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 28, 2020 | Chris Enloe
    'We're not putting up with this lawlessness here' Oklahoma City prosecutors are charging three violent protesters, who allegedly participated in demonstrations triggered by the killing of George Floyd, with terrorism. Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater announced Friday that he has charged 21-year-old Isael Antonio Ortiz, 26-year-old Eric Christopher Ruffin, and 18-year-old Malachai Davis with terrorism, the Oklahoman reported. During protests on May 30, Ortiz allegedly burned an Oklahoma County Sheriff's office van and attempted to burn a nearby bail bonds office. Ruffin allegedly encouraged the "wanton destruction" of the van, while Davis is accused of damaging the bail bonds...
  • Today in Music History - David Ruffin (Temptations) died 15 years ago

    06/01/2006 6:48:31 PM PDT · by eleni121 · 42 replies · 798+ views
    Sound Generator ^ | June 1, 2006 | Sound generator
    There will only be one David Ruffin and the group he led - The Temptations. Ruffin died today 15 years ago of a drug overdose. His driver took him to the hospital and dropped him off. At first no one knew who he was...a few days later family members claimed his body. There are lot of websites dedicated to The Temptations, David Ruffin, Motown music, and the era that produced the music.
  • The Last Words of Edmund Ruffin, Southern Patriot

    06/05/2002 8:53:55 AM PDT · by TexConfederate1861 · 296 replies · 1,343+ views
    1865 | Edmund Ruffin
    "I here declare my unmitigated hatred to Yankee rule -- to all political, social and business connection with the Yankees and to the Yankee race. Would that I could impress these sentiments, in their full force, on every living Southerner and bequeath them to every one yet to be born! May such sentiments be held universally in the outraged and downtrodden South, though in silence and stillness, until the now far-distant day shall arrive for just retribution for Yankee usurpation, oppression and atrocious outrages, and for deliverance and vengeance for the now ruined, subjugated and enslaved Southern States! ..And now...