Posts tagged "protest"

These Assholes Always Get Away:Who's To Blame For The Zimmerman Verdict

These Assholes Always Get Away:Who's To Blame For The Zimmerman Verdict
“These assholes always get away” is what neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman told the police dispatcher right before  he got out of his car to follow Trayvon Martin. Last night, another one got away. I won’t bore you with the details. They have been well documented. As someone who is a journalism student and a... Read more »

A list of Fanning the Flames since 1978's favorite articles of 2012

This is a list of my favorite articles I have read this year. Click on the links to see you if agree or not. The David Koschman Case, Chicago Sun-Times by Tim Novak, Chris Fusco and Carol Marin I thought that the investigative reporting staff at the Sun-Times did an excellent job bringing the particulars... Read more »

The 1960's sit-ins cannot be compared to the gay marriage debate

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I want to clear something up. I support gay marriage. I publically supported this before the President did. I wrote a blog about it last year (click here). I understand how some people want nothing to do with Chick-Fil-A because of the comments made by their owner. The millions of dollars the Chick-Fil-A owner donated... Read more »
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If you are an adult and you don’t have an ID to vote you probably shouldn’t be voting

Applying for a credit card, using a debit card or credit card to make a purchase, applying for a marriage liscense,checking yourself into hospital, buying a home, checking ones credit, entering a restaurant or a bar, pick up a package from Fed Ex or UPS,starting up a bank account, and applying for a job. Those... Read more »

The good,the bad,and the ugly from the NATO protest

I witnessed one Iraqi/Afghanistan veteran after another throw their war medals into the street yesterday. They did it for reasons you would be an idiot to argue against. I witnessed people fed up with the system. I witnessed people who couldn’t care less. I witnessed Police officers who had a job to do. They probably... Read more »

UC Davis Pepper Spraying: a Symbolic Response to Occupy Wall Street

UC Davis Pepper Spraying: a Symbolic Response to Occupy Wall Street
Guest Author: Reginald Nievera The recent events that occurred on the UC Davis campus are tragic and outright appalling.  If you haven’t heard, campus police at the University of California-Davis decided to pepper spray a group of students for their participation in an Occupy Wall Street peaceful protest demonstration.  Amidst public outcry, two of the... Read more »
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