Monthly Archives: May 2015

In Memoriam: Brandi Nicole Stanley “Celtic Lassie” 1988 – 2015 “I will NOT go without a fight.”

Her name was Brandi Nicole Stanley. I am her father. Please remember her. Brandi lost her battle with cancer the evening of Memorial Day, last Monday. I was with her, holding her hand, as I had promised.

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Norman Solomon Writes about Jeffrey Sterling and the CIA: “An Untold Story of Race and Retribution”

By Elaine Magliaro Norman Solomon has an article titled Jeffrey Sterling vs. the CIA: An Untold Story of Race and Retribution over at ExposeFacts. Sterling is the former CIA officer and whistleblower who was convicted of leaking classified information to New York … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for May 31, 2015: Republican Jesus

Posted by Elaine Magliaro

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West Virginia Man Sues the DOE over the Teaching of Evolution, Claims Officials Violated Constitution by “Propagating” a Religious Faith in Public Schools

By Elaine Magliaro Kenneth Smith, the parent of a Jefferson County student, has “filed a federal lawsuit against local, state and federal education officials claiming the teaching of evolution, which he says is a religion, violates his child’s Constitutional rights.” According … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Jeb Bush’s Team of Foreign Policy Advisers and Neocon Warmonger Paul Wolfowitz (With a Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video)

By Elaine Magliaro Political cartoonist Mark Fiore: Jeb Bush has performed a valuable service with his recent missteps and flubs, he’s reminded the world of the baggage he willingly carries. I’m not tarring him with the same brush as George … Continue reading

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Despite Public Outrage, Arkansas State Representative Faces No Consequences for “Rehoming” Two Adopted Daughters to a Household Where One of the Young Girls Was Raped

By Elaine Magliaro Back in March, I wrote two posts about Arkansas State Representative Justin Harris who gave up his six-year old adopted daughter to a man who subsequently raped her. (You can read those posts here and here.) An … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for May 30, 2015: On the Subject of Religion in Public Schools

Posted by Elaine Magliaro

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Picture of the Day for May 28, 2015: Regarding Senator Joe Barton of Texas, Climate Change, and the “Great Flood”

Posted by Elaine Magliaro  

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Comedian and Writer Brooke Arnold Talks about Her Experience Being Raised in the Same “Exploitative and Abusive” Fundamentalist Christian Organization That the Duggars Are Affiliated With

By Elaine Magliaro There’s an interesting article by Brooke Arnold titled I could’ve been a Duggar wife: I grew up in the same church, and the abuse scandal doesn’t shock me, which was posted over at Salon today. Arnold noted … Continue reading

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Court Releases Photograph of Two Chicago Cops Posing As Hunters with Black Suspect Wearing Antlers

By Elaine Magliaro Here’s a photograph of Chicago Police Department officers Jerome Finnigan (left) and Timothy McDermott (right) posing with an unidentified suspect. (Note: The photo was obtained by The Chicago Sun-Times from a court filing.) The Chicago Police Department … Continue reading

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