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    Judge identifies (5.00 / 1) (#5)
    by Mr Natural on Fri Jul 03, 2015 at 12:28:22 PM EST
    12 huge (but comforting) lies about justice in America.

    This is (none / 0) (#1)
    by FlJoe on Fri Jul 03, 2015 at 12:07:21 PM EST

    A joint state and federal investigation into the activities of accused Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof has widened to include other persons of interest, according to multiple sources familiar with the ongoing investigation.

    Reminds (none / 0) (#2)
    by Ga6thDem on Fri Jul 03, 2015 at 12:11:37 PM EST
    me of Timothy McVeigh. At first it seemed like he was a loner but then the feds go to looking into the militia groups among other things.

    Terrorism "Homegrown" (none / 0) (#4)
    by Mr Natural on Fri Jul 03, 2015 at 12:26:24 PM EST
    under the soft grey glow of American social media.

    So in SC (none / 0) (#3)
    by Ga6thDem on Fri Jul 03, 2015 at 12:13:18 PM EST
    they are fighting 'til the last dog dies to keep up that flag. link

    I hope it comes down but honestly considering the majority of the citizens don't seem to want it to come down I believe it when I see it.

    Is the KKK Save the Flag rally (none / 0) (#6)
    by nycstray on Fri Jul 03, 2015 at 12:43:57 PM EST
    still happening?

    As far (none / 0) (#7)
    by Ga6thDem on Fri Jul 03, 2015 at 01:10:46 PM EST
    as I know. One of my friends from high school told another classmate it was time for SC to grow up. Wishful thinking I'm afraid.

    Trump (none / 0) (#8)
    by lentinel on Fri Jul 03, 2015 at 02:08:30 PM EST
    announced that he is worth 8 billion.

    A tidy sum, in my opinion.

    Then, the next day, I read that some guy in Saudi Arabia is giving 32 billion of his money to some charity.

    Makes me think that what I think of as people being very very well
    off are really chump change in the eyes of the people who really run the show.