Monthly Archives: August 2011

AAUP Files Amicus Brief in Loretta Capeheart Academic Freedom, Free Speech Federal Case

Professor Loretta Capeheart teaches at Northeastern Illinois University. A Latina and tenured faculty member, she has been a strong advocate for increased minority representation at NEIU and has protested imperialism and military recruiting on campus. She was denied an elected … Continue reading

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Obama Administration First to Participate at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Remembrance

The United States is beginning to recognise, however belatedly, its responsibility for the greatest war crime in history: the atomic genocide and extermination of 100,000s of innocents in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Last year President Obama sent Ambassador John Roos to … Continue reading

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Remembering War Criminal President Harry S Truman’s Hiroshima Genocide August 6, 1945

America’s Hitler: President Harry S Truman, adored by historians Most historians in the US now consider President Harry S Truman to have achieved great president iconography. The new “revisionism” is typical of American historiography. Emphasise crisis management, toughness, resolve in … Continue reading

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Dr Martin Luther King’s Home, Church and University in Close Proximity

While Dr Martin Luther King Jr was born about 250 years after Bach, they share a curious commonality. Bach apparently spent his life around Thuringia and apparently never went further north than Hamburg or east of Dresden: later to be … Continue reading

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King Center Peace Pledge

Make Dr King’s Dream Come True I pledge to honor Martin Luther King’s, Jr’s life and non-violent work by helping to make this world a better, more just place for all people. I will: Respect all people. Live a life … Continue reading

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Ku Klux Klan, Stone Mountain and Me

I went to the top of Stone Mountain east of Atlanta, Georgia where the infamous William Simmons reestablished the KKK in 1915. “Inspired” by the cinematic evil masterpiece, The Birth of a Nation, Simmons lead a g roup of fellow … Continue reading

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