Coptic Church, Egypt – ABC
Christians in Egypt and Syria are under attack.
The attacks are systematic and pervasive in both countries where Christians account for five to ten percent of the population. Al Qaeda and extremist fellow travelers are behind the violence. In the Syrian conflict, the United States supports the rebel cause, [...]
So there I was, stuck in rush hour traffic, eastbound on Hwy. 26 heading into Portland. Creeping along at a majestic 17 MPH, I was focused on not rear-ending the car in front of me. Or at least I was until, without warning, I heard an awful sound, something that could only really be described [...]
Q: George Zimmerman, you just got away with murder! What are you going to do next?
A: I’m going to Disneyland! Well, eventually. First I’m going to Texas, where I can live the good life with some of my fellow gun nuts 2nd Amendment devotees. It’ll be fun!
You just got yourself acquitted of what [...]
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The Buenos Ares Herald (Agonist Global News list) broke the following story yesterday, March 4. (Image: pbasco)
Decades after death, Chile’s Neruda to be exhumed after accusation of murder
“The body of Chilean Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda, dead nearly four decades, will be exhumed after his former driver declared the poet was poisoned under [...]
I’ve known Mark Karlin (online) for a while. As editor of BuzzFlash, he was generous enough to run my voting rights and other articles on more than a few occasions. He’s an excellent analyst in addition to his editorial skills and a solid progressive Democrat from Chicago. All the more reason to take his article [...]