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Dear Ivanka, We Wish You Luck With That

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Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter, has taken to twitter decrying the rise in anti-semitic acts across the country. “America is a nation built on the principle of religious tolerance. We must protect our houses of worship & religious centers. #JCC” Mrs. Trump is married to Jared Kushner, an Orthodox Jew and has converted to Judaism […]

Step Right Up: Your Jew Free Holocaust

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“An Incredibly Inclusive Group” Today’s news may be dominated by Trump’s bungled attempt to institute a religiously based ban on Muslims entering the US, but as New York Magazine (NYM) points out, the White House offered up a  “Jew-less Holocaust Remembrance” on Friday, a nice bit of airbrushing. Perhaps the team over at the White […]

IAFF & the Jews: Mr. Alan Writes In

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“-Level 1 Antisemite: Wants a “Jew lawyer” because they’re devilish, making them good attorneys.  -Level 2 Antisemite: Doesn’t want a “Jew lawyer” because, even if their devilish ways make them good attorneys, they can’t be trusted.  -Level 3 Antisemite: Willing to dismiss good Aryan blooded attorneys because their names make it *possible* they’re devilish Jew […]

Afghaniscam: Send in the Marines?

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Abdul Ali Shamsi, a brave young Afghan, who was also serving as deputy governor in the Taliban-laced Kandahar Province, was killed along with ten other people when explosives detonated inside a supposedly secure guest house during a reception for visiting Arab dignitaries. Here is how the NYT describes the remainder of […]

Warming to the Donald

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The Great Uniter Am I beginning to like the Donald as his true role emerges?  The other day he said of Congressman John Lewis of Georgia, the legendary civil rights Freedom Rider, “All talk, talk, talk — no action or results.” Lewis, a very young and brave man of conviction during the famous rides through […]

Race: Phil Says, “Comedy”

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Jordan, Robinson and Obama There’s a video circulating on the web entitled, “Farewell Video to President Obama.” During the video, Michael Jordan, when speaking of the President, mentions the legendary Jackie Robinson which caused me to note that, “When Michael Jordan references Robinson he connects 65 years of Civil Rights history and reminds us that […]

Race: Homeless in the Bronx

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The Stereotype I read of the tragedy last week in New York, where two young girls were killed when a radiator malfunctioned and they were scalded in their city-funded housing for families. I created an image in my head of the family and they were black. I was wrong and their story upends a box […]

Schaitberger’s IAFF: Crashing

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The Future Betrayed The IAFF Executive Board’s cowardly decision to sit out the 2016 US presidential election is a big win for that group of ancient white men but a big loser for everyone else. Way back in October 2015, 11th district vice president Sandy McGhee summed it up when he said, “Secretary Clinton doesn’t […]

Race: “I’m the Law Today, “Ni**a”

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So posted now former McKeesport, PA, recruit police officer Melissa Adamson several months ago on Snapchat when she was with another department. She was in uniform when she posted it, making it the digital equivalent of a kill shot. Given the current national crisis around policing, could there possibly be a more inappropriate thing for […]

Leadership: Eisenhower and Little Rock

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59 Years Ago This Week In 1954, the United States Supreme Court held in a unanimous decision, Brown v Topeka Board of Education, that segregated public schooling was unconstitutional. Chief Justice Earl Warren wrote the landmark opinion. U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower invited the Chief Justice to dinner at the White House and said to him, […]

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