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Words: 7 Minutes of Bullshit

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NASA’s “7 Minutes of Terror” Joins the Hype Nearly 2 million people have viewed NASA’s YouTube video trumpeting the Mars Curiosity Rover’s descent and landing on the Red Planet. NASA, said by some to be impotent in the field of social media, has hit the sensationalist gold mine while simultaneously managing to degrade a word […]

English (ONLY) Spoken Here

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WASHINGTON — Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Thursday that diversity has never been America’s strong suit, so lawmakers should pass his bill to make English the official U.S. language in the name of unifying the nation. So much for the longview. Congressman King has apparently forgotten that before the white man stole their lands through […]

“No Balls”: It’s a Crime

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Only in Italy The Supreme Court of Italy, apparently with a very light docket, has ruled on a case where Vittorio told Alberto “he had no balls.” According to the Court, being told one is without balls, “refers not only to the target’s lack of virility, but also to his weakness of character, lack of […]

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R.L. Jordan
Murder, Social Media and Moral Culpability
I struggle with the ever present freedom of speech concern and lean more towards the freedom of living, probably like the slain officers family believed in.
2014-09-19 03:22:59
John Davids
Murder, Social Media and Moral Culpability
It is a fine line between freedom of speech and potential deadly threats. The Secret Service receives thirty treats against POTUS everyday, resonds to all of them. I agree Eric we as citizens, must begin to police ourselves. We in Law Enforcement must begin to find a way to address these threats seriously without violating…
2014-09-19 01:54:33
Victoria Huckenpahler
Murder, Social Media and Moral Culpability
I agree, Eric, but am uncertain whether it would do much good. If we see a gunman enter a bank, it's pretty clear he has evil intent, not to speak of probable illegal gun possession, and the police can arrest him asap. But if you report someone making threats online, can an investigator discern if…
2014-09-18 16:45:03
Groove Merchant
Labor: Leave Ray Rice Alone
There are probably a lot of women that aren't going to like this post......but I have to write it. By no means do I condone Ray Rice's actions, but on the surface his actions were instigated by his then fiancé'. She shoved him more than once and from the video it appears that she spat…
2014-09-18 04:11:31
R.L. Jordan
It’s OK.
I agree Eric. The child who shot the instructor is the victim. The parents are responsible for this tragedy as equally as the instructor himself and the management of the shooting range. Another example of a total lack of common sense. And as usual, captured on video for all the world to see.
2014-09-17 02:08:26
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