Monthly Archives: May 2015

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

Posted by Elaine Magliaro  

Posted in Big Oil, Climate Change Deniers, Climatology, Conservatives, Denialism, Government, Government Propaganda, Political Science, Politics, Propaganda, Science, Texas, United States | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in Education, Equal Rights, Media, Religion, Reproductive Rights, United States, Women's Rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Courts, Equal Rights, Law Enforcement, Local Government, Police, Racism, United States | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Stateside California: Pregnant Black Woman Who Refused to Provide Identification Slammed to Ground and Arrested by Barstow Police

By Elaine Magliaro The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) obtained a video taken in January outside a school building by a police body camera of an officer “responding to an apparent traffic dispute.” The dispute  … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Courts, Equal Rights, Jurisprudence, Justice, Law Enforcement, Local Government, Police, Racism, Short Video, United States | Tagged , , , | 90 Comments

NEWSFLASH: Josh Duggar Sued the Arkansas Department of Human Services after the Agency Investigated His Sexual Molestation Case

By Elaine Magliaro In Touch Weekly reported this morning that Josh Duggar’s molestation case didn’t end when Springdale, Arkansas police “closed their investigation in 2006 because the statute of limitations had run out.” According to In Touch, Springdale police “referred the … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Courts, Crime, Hypocrisy, Media, Religion, United States | Tagged , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Colorado Teacher Files Lawsuit Against School District Claiming It Is Promoting Christianity to Students

By Elaine Magliaro Robert Basevitz, a high school teacher in Colorado, claims that administrators employed by the Fremont RE-2 School District are running one of their public schools as a religious school. Paul Maxon, Basevitz’s attorney, has filed a lawsuit … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Constitutional Law, Education, Free Speech, Local Government, Religion, United States | Tagged , , , | 13 Comments

Picture of the Day for May 27, 2015: On the Duggars, Christian Love, and Free Speech

Posted by Elaine Magliaro

Posted in Christianity, Humor, Hypocrisy, Media, United States | Tagged | 6 Comments