"As I became older, I decided that Mr. Dickens had given Ebeneezer Scrooge an undeserved reputation for villainy"
Some how in the twisted mind of randoids a fictional character invented to personify evil via inaction and love of money is a good guy.
FTR I declined to post this last Christmas season due to it's being to late in the holidays.
And the irony is she was not only on medicaid but employed by the WPA.
Former President George W. Bush, asked in a CNN interview about a New York grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who choked and killed Eric Garner, replied, "You know, the verdict was hard to understand. But I hadn't seen all the details -- but it's sad that race continues to play such an emotional, divisive part of life." read more
A federal judge has rejected a bid by conservative commentator Glenn Beck to toss out a libel lawsuit filed by a Saudi student Beck repeatedly accused of funding the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. U.S. District Court Judge Patti Saris rejected the claim by Beck's attorneys that Abdulrahman Alharbi was a public figure because he attended the Boston Marathon and was questioned by police. Beck continued to level allegations at the student for several weeks after authorities made clear Alharbi was no longer under investigation. "Choosing to attend a sporting event as one of thousands of spectators is not the kind of conduct that a reasonable person would expect to result in publicity. Quite to the contrary, a spectator at an event like the Boston Marathon would reasonably expect to disappear into the throngs of others, never attracting notice by the press. Because he did not 'assume the risk of publicity,' Alharbi does not meet the definition of an involuntary public figure," the judge ruled.
Police say 23-year-old Dehmi Moore repeatedly stabbed a classmate in the face with a pen.
"She had two puncture marks one on her eyelid and the other other on the top of her head and she was bleeding rather significantly," Delta College Police Officer Jim Bock said.
Campus police were able to catch up with Moore a few buildings over. Moore was arrested on an assault with a deadly weapon charge but, after talking with her, another charge was added hate crime.
"When we asked why she attacked the girl, it wasn't just because of the comments made in the classroom, she expressed it was because she was a white female,"