Can I get a show of hands of those of you who abhor the notion that at one time in America this sort of thing was commonplace?
The Jim Crow laws and system of etiquette were undergirded by violence, real and threatened. Blacks who violated Jim Crow norms, for example, drinking from the white water fountain or trying to vote, risked their homes, their jobs, even their lives. Whites could physically beat blacks with impunity. Blacks had little legal recourse against these assaults because the Jim Crow criminal justice system was all-white...
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It happened in Philadelphia´s gritty Kensington section.
A man decided to take a bus ride on the bus windshield.
So, he climbed up onto the front of the bus wearing just his shorts. And then he took his shorts off. There he was
Bill Flax has one of the best, most hopeful and most entertaining articles on homeschooling I´ve ever read over at Forbes. Go check it out. I´m betting you´ll pass the link along to friends and, quite possibly, print off a copy for future reference. It´s that good. Oh the title of the article? You´ll like that too. "Want To Tell The State To Stick It? Homeschool Your Kids!"
The housing crisis that tanked the economy at the end of the Bush Administration was created by Congress. Congress wrote the rules in a way that almost forced banks to make risky loans. That led to an over-expansion of the housing market and that, combined with a large number of defaults, caused the housing bubble to pop. That’s when the derivatives helped spread the problem world wide, but of course, if Congress hadn’t engineered the disaster in the first place so they could run campaign commercials bragging about how many Americans had homes, there would have been no problem to
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