Thursday, July 14, 2016

Cornyn wants heftier punishment besides death




Show business.  I'm beginning to think it's never going to happen.  Oh well. Being a rock star isn't all that bad.


Trying to get my blog banned in Boston. I think it helps circulation.

Life is good in Texas... if you are in the prison building business.













Found a new, remote place to shoot pictures.  Just need to add some photographically interesting  accessories.






Garden Party







brandi



“Satisfy The Evil Urge”: New Head Rabbi Of The Israeli Defense Forces Reportedly Justified The Rape Of Muslim Women

by jonathanturley
DSC_7420-e1468249982627-635x357Israel is in the midst of a growing controversy over the replacement of chief rabbi, Brig. Gen. Rafi Peretz, of the Israeli Defense Forces. His replacement will be Rabbi Col. Eyal Karim, who has beendenounced for suggesting that Israeli soldiers are morally justified in raping Muslim women during wartime as well as other misogynistic statements.
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Lena Dunham Encourages People To Tear Apart The Movie Posters Of Other Artists

by jonathanturley
Unknown-1Fresh from declaring her support of Oberlin students in claiming the serving of sushi is cultural appropriation, actress Lena Dunham (creator of HBO's "Girls," issupporting producer Tami Sagher's effort to get people to deface the posters for the Jason Bourne movie. The objection is to the inclusion of a gun. So Dunham and Sagher are calling for the work of other artists to be defaced because they disagree with the content. They are doing so without a hint of recognized hypocrisy. Despite the attack on free speech, the response has been muted from HBO and Hollywood figures to an actress and a producer calling for the vandalization of the work of other artists.


Maddie


Patrick to Attend Town Hall With Obama, by Patrick Svitek — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is heading to the White House to participate in a town hall on race relations with President Barack Obama.




Cornyn Bill Would Make Killing Police Officer a Federal Crime, by Johnathan Silver — Days after five police officers were killed by a lone gunman in downtown Dallas, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, introduced legislation Wednesday that would make killing a police officer a federal crime.

Here is your small government proponent at work.  Cornyn thinks our present laws dealing with murder or weak.



GINSBURG ISSUES APOLOGY FOR TRUMP ATTACK

by jonathanturley
225px-ruth_bader_ginsburg_scotus_photo_portrait495px-Donald_Trump_by_Gage_SkidmoreAssociate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has issued an apology over her tirade against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.  A statement was issued today stating
“On reflection, my recent remarks in response to press inquiries were ill-advised and I regret making them. Judges should avoid commenting on a candidate for public office. In the future I will be more circumspect.”
















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