Legislation advancing in Michigan’s Legislature is aimed at further shielding municipalities from lawsuits filed by people who trip and fall on sidewalks.
MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry is has pretty strong feelings about Star Wars, and not all of them are good. She thinks George Lucas’ triology is racist because of who voiced Darth Vader. Seriously…(via Digitas Daily)
“Any member of a coaching staff who encourages or enables a college athlete” to refuse to play a game “shall be fined by his or her institution of employment,” the bill provides.
“Eating lettuce is over three times worse in greenhouse gas emissions than eating bacon,” Paul Fischbeck, a professor at CMU and one of the study’s co-authors, says in a statement.
“White supremacy created slavery and Jim Crow, but when it was combined with its Calvinist cousin Manifest Destiny … it also created Michigan,” he says. “The land on which Calvin College sits was stolen from what our own Declaration of Independence termed ‘the merciless Indian savages’ by the Treaty of Chicago in 1821 … Calvin College would not exist without racism.”
When a man witnessed two “broke” panhandlers begging for money outside a Taco Bell, he decided to go the extra mile to help the guys out — he offered them a job, according to the man’s nephew.
eacher asked their Muslim daughter if she had a bomb in her backpack.
Now this… A stash of explosives was discovered in Mark Twain National Forest in Mid-Missouri in October.
VandaSec’s work has sparked wild rumours suggesting someone inside the DWP is running ISIS-supporting accounts, or they were created by intelligence services as a honeypot to trap wannabe jihadis.
In the South Bend Common Council’s final meeting of 2015, they defeated a bill limiting “sweetheart deals” for City workers. On Monday, outgoing Council Member Henry Davis, Jr., tried to pass a bill that he said would bring more accountability to municipal employees. The bill itself acts as a form of a non-compete clause.
Freedom From Religion Foundation attorney Sam Grover says he believes the Concord Community Schools appeared to be “thumbing its nose at the spirit” of the preliminary ruling.
Just today we met with a supplier and the entire other side of the table was all Caucasian males. That was interesting. I decided not to talk about it directly with [the supplier’s] folks in the room because there were actually no female, like, levels down. So I’m going to place a call to him.