Posts Categorized: Holidays

Another incident involving a white cop and a black woman in Alabama

Another incident involving a white cop and a black woman in Alabama

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And it couldn’t be more different from what you’ve been seeing lately. Office William Stacy was dispatched to a Dollar General Store in Tarrant Alabama for a shoplifting complaint. What happened next is wonderful: The holiday spirit is definitely in the air in one town in Alabama. When Officer William Stacy got called to a… Read more »

Tuesday Veterans Day Funnies

Tuesday Veterans Day Funnies

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David Masciotra of Salon wrote a little rant, lecturing Americans to feel ingratitude toward those who serve, just in time for Veterans Day, entitled: You don’t protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracy “Childish”?! I considered some of his points; but he’s missing the point of why those who… Read more »

(Re)Discovering Christopher Columbus

(Re)Discovering Christopher Columbus

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Should we celebrate “Christopher Columbus Day” or “Indigenous People’s Day”? Which do you prefer and why? Part of me, as a child of the 70s indoctrinated to celebrate the Pilgrims and Columbus, clings to Columbus Day. My weak rationale for this is along the lines of this: In a 1988 presidential proclamation, Reagan commemorates Columbus… Read more »