The school system and local law enforcement support this sort of criminal, racist behavior…
NAACP calls for federal probe after noose placed on black high school football player in Mississippi
The NAACP and the parents of a black high school sophomore who had a noose placed around his neck and “yanked backward” are continuing to call for a federal investigation of the incident as a racial hate crime.
After Derrick Johnson, the Mississippi NAACP president, on Monday morning called for a federal hate-crimes probe of an Oct. 13 incident inside a locker room at Stone County High School near the small town of Wiggins, a lawyer for the south Mississippi school district announced Monday afternoon that one student “was disciplined after due process in accordance with district policies.”
Sean Courtney, an attorney for the Stone County school district, wrote in a Tuesday email that administrators had determined that the school’s conduct code had been violated, the Associated Press…
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Democracy N0w – Strangers In Their Own Land: Why People Support Republicans – Arlie Russell HochildsOctober 27, 2016
Grasshoppers darken the skies of southwestern Minnesota. For the next five summers they strip the land bare. Charities and the state provide some relief, but many farmers lose everything.
“‘The wheat!’ Pa shouted. He dashed out the back door and ran toward the wheat-field.
“The grasshoppers were eating. You could not hear one grasshopper eat, unless you listened very carefully while you held him and fed him grass. Millions and millions of grasshoppers were eating now. You could hear the millions of jaws biting and chewing.
“Pa came running back to the stable. Through the window Laura saw him hitching Sam and David to the wagon. He began pitching old dirty hay from the manure-pile into the wagon, as fast as he could. Ma ran out, took the other pitchfork and helped him. Then he drove away to the wheat-field and Ma followed the wagon.
“Pa drove around the field…
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Epizootic fever strikes horses throughout the Midwest. The three-month sickness plunges horse-powered Minnesota into its first energy crisis.*
I need to let this one simmer for a bit; “the three-month sickness plunges horse-powered Minnesota into its first energy crisis.” It’s hard to relate to this not-so-distance past when “horse-power” really meant the labor of a workhorse. I believe it was as late as W. W. II when the majority of Minnesotans still lived on farms, and felt this connection to living “horse-power. (I still need to let this steep.)
There’s something good about the connection between human and horse. Your draft animal as a precious commodity, means of production, and even friend?! A car with a face? A tractor with a face? A companion who saw the same sights, and explored the same paths as its master?
Below is some documentation of the breadth and width of this epizootic fever.
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1964″ Daisy Attack Ad” Used Against Republican Sen. Barry Goldwater
SamanthaBee/FullFrontal -Al Smith Dinner -Catholic Hospitals – First: Do No Harm, Second: Do No Pussy StuffOctober 25, 2016
Aberdeen,Maryland has claimed the “Most Undemocratic City In Maryland”Award for 2016. Aberdeen earned this title after it corrupted the Council election tie-vote runoff vote. The newly elected Mayor Patrick McGrady (aka Shady McGrady) is a Tea Party Republican gun-nut who was unable to get any of his Tea Party political slate elected to the council. One Tea Party crony did tie for the fourth seat with Democratic incumbent Steve Smith. But when the Mayor held a council runoff he nominated his tea Party crony but refused to nominate the tie -vote Democrat. He said something to the effect that he didn’t like the cut of Mr. Smiths jib. ( i.e. Mayor does not like Democrats) So, instead of a fair and democratic council runoff, Aberdeen had a crooked (. i.e. corrupt) council runoff. The autocratic Mayor decided to nominate another Tea Party crony. Two of the three standing council members…
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Aberdeen Mayor Pat McGrady Rigged The City Council Run-Off Vote And Know He’d Like To Make It Easier Next Time With A Coin FlipOctober 24, 2016
RepubAegis – Mayor Of Aberdeen/ – Alt-Rt/TeaParty Republican Pat McGrady Still Endorses Racist, Sexist Bigot For PresidentOctober 22, 2016
Mayor Pat-rick McGrady wrote this Trump endorsement for his mother to sign in the RepubAegis/DodgyDagger but he wouldn’t sign it himself because he would rather just put yard signs up in front of his rehabed empty Church . Do you get the alt-right political ambiguity humor here? He has the same name as his mother!!! Hahahahaha! Repub Wing-Nuts might be un-democratic and racially-challenged but they can be deviously witty! Hahahahahahahaha! Funniest line in the letter is “A change is coming…” Its a wordplay on Sam Cooke’s famous old racial equality song.. Hehhehhehhehheh!
McGrady property on W.Bel Air Avenue near Law Street