August 2, 2021

King for a day – & 50 years after

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BY VINETTE K. PRYCE From Caribbean Life America’s only revered King — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. — and the only non-president American citizen to be granted a national holiday will be commemorated throughout the nation with music, dance, art, film, poetry, panel discussions and on the west coast, a parade in Los Angeles, California. […]

Trump’s truth is hell for some

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By Daniel Bonevac From Newsmax Last week I ventured where few conservatives dare to tread — MSNBC. Washington Post fact-checkers had that very day proclaimed that they had documented 1,000 false or misleading statements from the mouth (or the Twitter account) of the president. The president, they insist, has trouble with the truth. To those […]

David Horowitz: Charlottesville biggest ‘Fake News,’ defends Trump

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From Newsmax The tragedy in Charlottesville could have been an occasion to stop and consider how the tolerance for politically correct violence and politically correct hatred is leading the nation towards civil war. Instead the media and the political left have turned this incident into the biggest fake news story of the summer, transforming its […]

Even the best passwords are no match for social engineering

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BY JACK MORSE From Mashable Why go to all the trouble of breaking into an online account when you can just ask for the keys? While security experts released new password recommendations this summer, legions of hackers long ago realized that getting into a victim’s email or iCloud doesn’t require keyloggers, zero days, or USBs […]

Outrage mounts over refusal of NFL quarterback to stand for National Anthem

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By Eric Mack From Newsmax Outrage is growing over the refusal of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. Kaepernick sat on the team’s bench Friday night during the anthem before the Niners played host to the […]

Slavery is not being used as an excuse, historian says

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By Makeida Antonio From Antigua Observer A historian and professor believes that slavery is not being used to excuse behavioural patterns and trends among black males, but explains that there are several layers that contribute to behaviours seen today. Professor of History at Columbia University Natasha Lightfoot said that slavery is still a relatively recent event. […]

Dallas shootings: Police touched by outpouring of support

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By Tara McKelvey From BBC News, Dallas For many people in Dallas this week, the police are heroes. And for the others – there’s an uneasy truce. Police officer Chris Gilliam, 52, is a big, burly man, a 29-year veteran of the police force, and he rides a motorcycle. People don’t usually give him flowers. […]

Report: Officer deaths by guns up 31 percent over 2015

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By Mark Swanson From Newsmax Prior to Thursday’s massacre of five police officers in Dallas, 2016 was already trending as a deadlier year for police officers nationwide, according to the American Media Institute. Police officer deaths — 21 — were up 31 percent over 2015 through July 7, the institute reported. That’s compared to: 2015: […]

North Carolina police chief forced out after calling Black Lives Matter a ‘terrorist group’ in Facebook rant

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By Nina Golgowski From New York Daily News A North Carolina police chief has grudgingly resigned after posting a fiery Facebook rant which called the Black Lives Matter movement “nothing more than an American born terrorist group.” Surf City Police Chief Mike Halstead was asked to resign or be fired for the Sept. 3 post […]