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Starbucks 86ed Race Together!

Wow. That was fast!! Tonight, Howard Schultz announced an end to Starbucks’ proposed Race Together campaign – less than a week after the plan was announced. The initiative was organized to begin conversations about race and to promote empathy. Now, the initiave is … Continue reading

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Skinny Lattes and Race Discussions? Howard Schultz and the limits of CEO leadership.

   Recently, Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz announced the company would begin a national conversation on race , also know as its Race Together campaign. The plan is bold. Either the baristas will begin conversations, write inspiring comments on coffee cups … Continue reading

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Ex-boyfriend from Hell makes anti-choice billboard in NM

Here’s the scenario. Girl meets guy. Sparks fly. Happy relationship. Drama. Fighting. Breaking up. Ben and Jerry’s ice cream.  Regret. That’s the way relationships are SUPPOSED to end. You don’t drive down the street and spot a billboard of your … Continue reading

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Weiner: I Tweeted a photo of myself. (Time to move on, I say.)

Just as new photos were emerging on Andrew Breitbart’s website, Rep. Anthony Weiner had a press conference  where he confessed to EVERYTHING. He said that the tweet that was intended to be a direct message to a young woman.  He … Continue reading

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Small Government Disgrace! – Yahoo News: Fire/Police crews watch a man drown

Has it seriously come to this? Are we so morally and economically bankrupt that safety personnel would watch a man drown and make excuses for it? That appears to be the case, and it makes me sick. According to Yahoo … Continue reading

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Please, say it aint so! – NYT: Weiner Can’t Say Twitter Photo Is Not of Him.

Sigh. I’m crying/dying/hurting/scared inside as I write these words. Just as I felt comfortable and kinda smug that Weiner-gate was nothing but a right wing conspiracy, the NYT and other news outlets report that maybe the “hard left leaning” photo … Continue reading

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Remember the 2009 book burning?

According to NPR, Dove World’s Koran burning protest is nothing new.  Back in 2009, a  little church in NC publicized a similar stunt, except their plan was to burn different books  and novels outside their theology (including modern versions of … Continue reading

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