Archive for November 21st, 2013

Occupation 2024: U.S. Troops Aren’t Leaving Afghanistan Next Year
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Occupation 2024: U.S. Troops Aren’t Leaving Afghanistan Next Year

This week, the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced startling news that the United States and Afghanistan had finalized an agreement that could see American military presence in Afghanistan until 2024. This received virtually no attention in the mainstream corporate media. What does Afghanistan get out of this deal? In short: billions of dollars […]

Why George Zimmerman Was Arrested Immediately When He Abused A White Woman
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Why George Zimmerman Was Arrested Immediately When He Abused A White Woman

Since George Zimmerman’s recent arrest and arraignment on charges of aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief all I have thought about is how different this outcome is than when he shot and killed Trayvon Martin. Don’t get me wrong I am glad he was arrested on these charges; domestic violence should never be ignored, but […]

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George Zimmerman Now Accused of Sending Sexual Images To Girlfriend’s Daughter
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George Zimmerman Now Accused of Sending Sexual Images To Girlfriend’s Daughter

The bad news just doesn’t seem to be ending for George Zimmerman since he thought he was acquitted. Far from being off the hook, Zimmerman has had run-in after run-in with the police in only a few short months. We were among the first to break the news about his latest arrest for domestic violence […]

Posted in: Abuse, Racism, Sexism
More Cops Like This: Officer Gives $100 To Man He Pulled Over
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More Cops Like This: Officer Gives $100 To Man He Pulled Over

Ever wonder where all the good cops are? It seems like most stories we hear about the police lately involve corruption, brutality or heartlessness. But recently, a traffic stop in Plano, Texas ended unlike anything we’ve heard before. Hayden Carlo saw the lights in his mirror, indicating that he was supposed to pull over. The […]

Vatican Catacomb Paintings Discovered Show Female Priests
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Vatican Catacomb Paintings Discovered Show Female Priests

This week, the Vatican unveiled restored frescoes discovered in the Catacombs of Priscilla. The cemetery catacombs are known as “Queen of the catacombs” because it features a delicate fresco of the Mary nursing Jesus. The image is dated from around 230-240 CE, and is the earliest known image of the Madonna and Child. But there is […]