Day: February 2, 2013


Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
FYI, official notice from Senator Feinstein, et al… Liberals Unite Mass shootings in Newtown, Aurora, and Tucson have demonstrated all too clearly the need to regulate military-style assault weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines. These weapons allow a gunman to fire a…

Black History Moment: Mr. Bayard Rustin


By Jueseppi B.   Bayard Rustin at a news briefing on the Civil Rights March on Washington, August 27, 1963.     Bayard Rustin (pronunciation: /ˈbaɪərd/; March 17, 1912 – August 24, 1987) was an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, pacifism and non-violence, and gay rights.   In the pacifist Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR), Rustin practiced nonviolence. […]


Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
U.S. News & World Report Capitol Hole America needs to rally. Jobs are scarce, incomes are falling, and prosperity seems to be slipping away. Congress could help, but instead of bold new bipartisan ideas, the nation’s legislators have done little lately except argue. Here’s…


Originally posted on Inspiration Import:
Taking my own wise advice has sometimes presented a problem. While I can be quick to dole it out and demonstrate how important it is to relax, listen, pull back, meditate, and basically enjoy life, I somehow drop the ball myself. Each day…


Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
The Week Scott Brown opts out, Iran’s space-monkey stunt may be a hoax, and more in our roundup of the stories that are making news and driving opinion 1. ECONOMY ADDS 157,000 JOBS U.S. employers added 157,000 jobs in January, the Labor Department…


Originally posted on Black History 360*:
Rosa Parks wrote in her autobiography, “My Story,” “People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true. I was not tired physically, or no more tired than I usually was at the end of…

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