Tag: average person

How did Chavis Carter die?

I saw the story of Chavis Carter a little while ago and decided not to blog on it. I wanted to see how it unfolded. Well, it got crazy. I don’t understand what is a simple question – How did Chavis Carter die? From TP: Police in Jonesboro, Arkansas continue to investigate the mysterious shooting of 21-year-old Chavis Carter, who police officers said killed himself while handcuffed in the back of a squad car. Media attention and community tensions have escalated since Carter’s death on July 28th. Early in the investigation on August 1st, Police Chief Michael Yates admitted that the alleged suicide seemed

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Fighting for rape and against the American people

This is why we need to keep fighting to get Senators and Congressmen fighting for us and NOT the corporations. You can’t tell me that the average person in Oklahoma wants their Senator standing up for rape. From the Daily Show: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

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Confronting the right wing

There are several reasons behind incidents or episodes in which prominent liberals have stood up and refuted lots of the right wing talking points. One of the problems, as I see it, is that the right wing confuses the public and throws out so much garbage that your average person has some trouble distinguishing between reality and propaganda. The right wing has written complete books full of falsehoods. I’m not talking about books like Sean Hannity’s, Deliver Us from Evil, which is overly simplistic but his premise everyone can agree with. (Evil is bad. We should get rid of evil whenever

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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