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Sociology

I Don’t See Color

Here’s a phrase that sincerely chaps my ass. What if the police ask you to describe me? Whachugonsay? Discovered my disgust with this statement after getting into a discussion about who can and can’t say nigger. We concluded with the thought that anyone can say anything (conditional) because this is a country that constitutionally guarantees freedom of speech. I added that saying anything means being ready and able to take […]

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Caught on to the Mad Movida that is Fraud and Grand Theft by Safeco Insurance and Protech Construction

One of the crimes commited here is conspiracy to commit fraud. Then, there is the grand theft. Corruption of government inspectors may be involved as no building permits exist and code violations continue in effect. From the time Kent Stiles took over the handling of this claim from Trevor Haaswyk, the intention was to defraud, plunder the claim for as much money as possible. I am so sure I am […]

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Now, I Am Believed

Well, well. As Safeco hired the Independent Inspector, I expect to never see his report. When he presented himself here, he seemed fair and even-handed, I might even say fair-dealing emanated from him. I must be radiating some sort of freneticism because all men wind up talking to my son. I think they hear me, but they talk to him. At first I rather despised this male habit, but once […]

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Teaching American History.org | A leading online resource for American History teachers & students MENU RETURN HOME HOME > LIBRARY > CIVIL WAR ERA > ALEXANDER STEPHENS > “CORNER STONE” SPEECH “Corner Stone” Speech Alexander H. Stephens Savannah, Georgia March 21, 1861 FULL DOCUMENT ACADEMIC STANDARDS When perfect quiet is restored, I shall proceed. I cannot speak so long as there is any noise or confusion. I shall take my […]

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1955

Emmett Till, murdered in Money, Mississippi, nearly 62 years ago. Here is a horror of American history. The year before, 1954, saw the Supreme Court declare separate schooling unequal, inferior, but some white folks disagreed. They said Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever in retort to the Court. Blacks had to be kept in their place at the bottom of the racial/social/economic hierarchy that supported white dominance, white superiority, white […]

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