Monthly Archives: September 2014

My wife and I wanted to visit the MLK Memorial today, but…

…two rather important world figures got there before us. The Washington Post examines the visit India’s prime minister and President Obama enjoyed today at the MLK Memorial. It was a moment of sheer diplomatic poetry. When President Obama showed India’s … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Secret Service missed man with gun in elevator with Obama | WashingtonExaminer.com

Originally posted on PurpleParadigm:
? ? ? ? ? BY SUSAN CRABTREE | WashingtonExaminer.com | September 30, 2014 | 5:34 PM A man with a gun that the Secret Service did not know about rode in an elevator with President…

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Caption this picture

Okay, my friends, let’s have a little fun. Take a look at the picture below. Now add a caption to it. “Nichola Moretti, left, is thinking _________________________ as she sits next to her husband, Anthony.”

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A couple hours around Washington

My wife and I spent our last couple of hours in Washington, D.C.. today taking in a few of the sites. Enjoy some of the photos.

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Autopsy Shows Chiefs LB Belcher Had CTE Damage

Originally posted on Black America Web:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain…

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NFL Under Fire for Penalizing Muslim Player After End Zone Prayer

Originally posted on TIME:
The NFL sparked yet more outrage Monday after appearing to penalize Kansas City Chiefs player Husain Abdullah, a devout Muslim, for kneeling on the ground in the end zone to praise God after scoring the second…

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Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protesters Up Ante on Eve of China’s National Day

Originally posted on TIME:
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators continued to clog central Hong Kong on Tuesday, as the movement’s leaders vowed to maintain their campaign of civil disobedience until the city’s Chief Executive (CE) resigns. In speeches before…

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