Daily Archives: August 19, 2013

South Carolina: Republicans Suppress Voters

Source of Photograph: http://tinyurl.com/kfwbuyr Two Important Links:  1. Rachel Maddow Show Republicans making it harder for students and minorities to vote. http://www.nbcnews.com/id/26315908/#52769481  2. Richard L. Hansen: Supreme Error (Slate) North Carolina’s new voter suppression law shows why the Voting Rights Act is … Continue reading

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“Just had to Share Something that Gave Me a Little Hope for Humanity…”

Source of Illustration: http://www.joebrucker.com/2013/07/what-makes-a-hero/ In August 2013, Redditor Les_yeux_hagards (French for “haggard eyes”), a female college student, shared something that gives her, in her words, “a little hope for humanity”: “So I am a resident advisor [RA] and this week … Continue reading

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“I Appreciate That 1,000 Times”

Source of Screenshot (Mike Smith on left; Tyler York on right): http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/health/Restaurant-Owner-Saves-Choking-Fort-Worth-Officers-Life-219074341.html In August 2013, police officer Tyler York, age 31, stopped for lunch at the Paris Coffee Shop in Fort Worth, Texas. Due to a softball accident earlier in … Continue reading

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Check Out the Cosplay of Claudia Franz of Germany (*Jibril-Cosplay)

Source of Photos: http://www.deviantart.com/art/Lia-Cosplay-280912216 For Further Information: http://jibril-cosplay.deviantart.com http://jibril-cosplay.deviantart.com/gallery/ Check out some FREE eBooks about good deeds (and some books for SALE, and some FREE literature discussion guides): http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/bruceb For some stories of good deeds and anecdotes, check out the rest … Continue reading

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“We Decided that It Would be Better for Our Children to Have Dead Parents than Cowardly Parents”

Source of Photo (Eberhard Helmrich on right): http://collections.yadvashem.org/photosarchive/en-us/5854513_25517.html Source of Photo of Donata Helmrich: http://www.eberstadt.info/darkness/9%20HelmrichDarkness0.htm During the Holocaust, Eberhard Helmrich was a major in the German army; he also was the commandant of a farm in Drohobycz, East Galicia, on which … Continue reading

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