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Black Therapist Shot By Miami Police While Lying On Ground, Hands In The Air

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On Monday there was another instance of a police officer shooting an unarmed black man, this time in Miami. The video, reportedly taken with a cellphone, was filmed Monday and published online Wednesday, bringing swift condemnations. The man at the center of it is Charles Kinsey, who gave an interview to local TV news Channel 7 WSVN from his hospital bed in which he described telling officers — who were responding to a call of an armed man threatening suicide — that he was attempting to bring a man with autism back to the assisted living facility from which he…
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Guns Are The X Factor In American-Style Mass Murder

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Car accidents kill people. Construction accidents kill people. Even a slip and fall in the shower has been known to occasionally kill a person. There is a limitless list of things that can kill a person, but we accept life has risks. We accept the convenience and commerce offered by automobiles all while acknowledging the negative side effect of vehicle fatalities, although regulations have made cars safer than decades ago. We accept building roads, bridges, and other infrastructure also comes with a negative side effect, although in this area we have done a lot to decrease construction fatalities through safety regulations….
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So, A Man Walks Into A Women’s Dressing Room…

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No, this is not a joke. Today we learned a man “strolled into a Ross dressing room,” supposedly in response to the department store’s inclusiveness policy. On Monday, Lisa Stickles went to a Ross Dress For Less department store in Mesquite, Texas, where she claims management allowed a man, who made no attempt to appear to be a woman, into the women’s fitting room. Stickles explained that upon informing management about hearing a man’s voice in the women’s fitting room, she was told that the man was ‘representing himself as a woman today,’ and that she should wait outside the…
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Yes Trump Can Win. Democrats Are Deluded If They Think Hillary Is A Lock.

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The normal state of mind for the average Democratic voter is despair. Democrats and liberals fear their candidate will lose, always. But as it turns out, at least in presidential years, this fear of loss is a catalyst that gets Democrats and liberals to the polls. That has led to popular vote wins for Democrats in five of the last six presidential elections. The only exception was in 2004 when George W. Bush won the popular vote, giving him a second term as president. Unfortunately that pesky electoral college (and a controversial Supreme Court ruling) led to Bush, a Republican, winning…
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Enraged Trump Followers Subvert GOP, Country

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On Tuesday, Donald Trump won the Indiana GOP primary, and with that, his quest to conquer the Republican Party is complete. That’s because Ted Cruz bowed out of the presidential contest last night, and today John Kasich also dropped out. That leaves Donald Trump, the bigoted, hateful, misogynist, loudmouth, xenophobic symbol of American white supremacists, as the presumptive nominee of the Grand Old Party. But should this really come as a surprise? Okay, so all along we kept saying Trump was a fad, or that he couldn’t crack 30% support, then 40%, then 50%, etc. But is the nomination of…
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