Bloodbath Averted , Tulsa Presidential Rally was a bust


The Trump Campaign said there was more than a million requests to attend the Tulsa Oklahoma Rally.  A large area outside the 19,000 seat BOK Arena was set aside for an anticipated overflow. There were 300 to 400 protesters downtown who blocked streets, less than a dozen people were arrested.  The Tulsa World (news) estimatesContinue reading “Bloodbath Averted , Tulsa Presidential Rally was a bust”

Why did Rayshard Brooks run?


When I started this blog, the goal was to be light, not too political and fun. Something changed when Treyvon Martin was killed, a teenager being hunted down by a neighborhood vigilante. Freed by a law I didn’t know existed . ” Stand your ground” which allows people to be able to kill if theyContinue reading “Why did Rayshard Brooks run?”

Mitt Romney joins Black Lives Matter march in D.C.


Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) joined a group of nearly 1,000 Christians marching toward the White House on Sunday. What they’re saying: Asked why it was important for him to be out protesting, Romney told NBC News: “We need a voice against racism, we need many voices against racism and against brutality. And we need toContinue reading “Mitt Romney joins Black Lives Matter march in D.C.”

He’s gonna let the dogs out: Your law and order President.


Does President Lysol want to return to the good old days? In a tweet , President Lysol (Trump) in response to the destruction in Minnepolis called the protesters “Thugs” In another tweet our President wrote “When the looting starts, the shooting starts’ This tweet was flagged by Twitter as violating rules against glorifyng violence. TheContinue reading “He’s gonna let the dogs out: Your law and order President.”

Another day, another black man


Empathy : the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. There are millions of people across the world who are outraged after watching the video of the brutal murder of George Floyd by four members of the Minneapolis Police Department.  There are protests in cities that do not have a large black populationContinue reading “Another day, another black man”

Minneapolis mayor calls fo police officer to be charged in George Floyd’s death


Brendan O’Brien/Reuters.com Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on prosecutors to file criminal charges against a white police officer caught on a bystander’s video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man who later died at a hospital. The officer along with three others involved in the apprehension of George Floyd, 46, wereContinue reading “Minneapolis mayor calls fo police officer to be charged in George Floyd’s death”

The Women’s March Tries to Repair the Damage. Is It Too Late?


  Women’s March 2017 Sacramento By: Emily Shugerman/Daily Beast  After a bruising 2019, marked by shrinking crowds, dueling marches, and allegations of anti-Semitism, the Women’s March is attempting a rebrand. This year, the march is back for a fourth time with a new board, a new format—and a new tagline. The theme is Women Rising,Continue reading “The Women’s March Tries to Repair the Damage. Is It Too Late?”

No Knees at Tokyo Olympics


TMZ Olympic athletes looking to follow Colin Kaepernick lead will have to do it somewhere other than Tokyo … ’cause the IOC has banned kneeling and raising fists in protests at the 2020 games. The International Olympic Committee released its guidelines for the upcoming Summer Games … and it’s clear the committee is trying very hardContinue reading “No Knees at Tokyo Olympics”

al jazeera: Soleimani is no anti-imperialist hero


Anti-war protesters gather near the White House to condemn the US air strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, in Washington, on January 4, 2020 [Reuters/Jan Wolfe] And Trump’s reckless decision to assassinate him will not result in “World War III” By: Malak Chabkoun/Al Jazeera Immediately after news broke of the assassination of IranianContinue reading “al jazeera: Soleimani is no anti-imperialist hero”

Britain: Mom pulls son out of school over Tuna Sandwich


Stacy Jarvis and son Jayden Hunter  By: Joanna Lovell/UK Mirror A mother who pulled son out of school over tuna sandwich ‘now faces playground ban’ Thanet Primary School in Hull, has warned Stacy Jarvis she could be banned from the grounds for “rude and aggressive behavior. A mum at the centre of a break-time controversyContinue reading “Britain: Mom pulls son out of school over Tuna Sandwich”