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Black Bikers Join Ferguson Circus

August 20, 2014

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This story was pubished at 1 p.m. on August 20, 2014 and the accompanying photo was changed two hours later. The original photo accompanying this story was not Michael Brown but a bogus photo of a murder suspect named Jodah Cain posted on social media by Kansas City police officer Marc Catron who identified the […]

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Rolling Thunder 2013

May 27, 2013

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Decoration Day, which became Memorial Day, spontaneously began during the American Civil War – a war fought mostly by conscripts – as a day set aside to tend and decorate the graves of that war’s dead. By 1867 Memorial Day had its own poignant hymn, “Kneel Where Our Loves are Sleeping.” And, the next year […]

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Here We Go Again

September 5, 2011

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That incredibly marvelous, wonderful and important television show Sons of Anarchy debuts tonight. Again. I know. I still can’t see how important this “Shakespearian inspired drama” is but I am starting to catch on. I am trying. My “problem” may be, as casual readers who love the show frequently tell me, that I am too […]

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Slices Of Rebel’s World

June 29, 2010

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January 21, 2009 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Freedom of Information Act A democracy requires accountability, and accountability requires transparency. As Justice Louis Brandeis wrote, “sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants.” In our democracy, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which encourages accountability through transparency, is the […]

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Running To Washington

May 16, 2010

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These are the weeks the thunder rolls. The twenty-second annual Run For The Wall pulls out of the parking lot of the Victoria Gardens Mall in Rancho Cucamonga, California this Wednesday, May 19th. From there the riders follow one of two routes. What is called the central route stops in Williams, Arizona; Gallup and Angel […]

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Rolling Thunder 2009

May 23, 2009

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President Barack Obama almost snubbed Rolling Thunder Friday. Then at the last minute he changed his mind. Or, maybe his basketball game ended early. About 3:30 in the afternoon, “The president stopped by while members of Rolling Thunder were meeting with administration officials about veterans’ issues,” Nick Shapiro, a propagandist with the Ministry of Truth, […]

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Bikers For Obama

October 28, 2008

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Sometime between now and the election next week you are likely to stumble across the startling phrase, “Bikers For Obama.” All due respect to Obama and Joe Biden, but it is not exactly a phrase that rolls off the tongue. McCain and his running mate, Sarah Palin, have actively tried to ingratiate themselves with the […]

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Sons Of Silence Slandered

September 3, 2008

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Newspapers from Beirut to Sydney ran think pieces last week examining the persistent problem of well-armed, racist, drug-addled, American bikers who ain’t afraid to die. “The idea that white supremacists could be plotting to kill a black presidential candidate will not seem farfetched to America,” Jacqui Goddard warned readers of The Times of London – […]

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