April 27, 2015

Politics

At Last: Loretta Lynch Confirmed As Attorney General

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CONGRATULATIONS, ATTORNEY GENERAL LORETTA LYNCH!!! … [Read more...]

Saturday Afternoon Thread: Movie Musicals Week

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Ease On Down The Road … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Racism In Australia II (Dedicated to @TIP)

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, P.O.U.! We conclude our series with a speech that would never be made in the U.S. in regards to this country's enslavement and Jim Crow periods.   THE REDFERN PARK SPEECH December 10, 1992 … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Racism In Australia II (Dedicated to @TIP)

Gwoja Tjungurrayi aka "One Pound Jimmy", survivor of the Coniston Massacre

HAPPY FRIDAY, P.O.U.!   CONISTON MASSACRE Northern Territory, Australia August 14 - October 18 1928 … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Racism In Australia II (Dedicated to @TIP)

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.!   CONVINCING GROUND MASSACRE Portland, Victoria 1833 or 1834 When Portland, Victoria was established as a whaling station in 1829, there was tension between the local Gunditjmara people Kilcarer gundidj clan and the … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Racism in Australia II (Dedicated to @TIP)

Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Inscription

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! We continue our series on the Aboriginal massacres of Australia. MYALL CREEK MASSACRE OF 1838 … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Racism in Australia II (Dedicated to @TIP)

HAPPY HUMP DAY, P.O.U.!   THE CAPE GRIM MASSACRE Cape Grim, Tasmania February 10, 1828 The Cape Grim massacre occurred on 10 February 1828 in the north-west of Van Diemen's Land, now known as Tasmania, when four shepherds with muskets are … [Read more...]