The Republic of T.

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August 29, 2014
by terrance
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Beyond Ferguson: Tell The President To Take Action

Michael Brown has been laid to rest. The National Guard has begun “systematically withdrawing,” and calm has returned to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. With no more dramatic scenes, and no major news to cover unless or until investigations lead … Continue reading

August 20, 2014
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Digest for August 20th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for August 20th from 14:39 to 14:44: Here’s What Happens to Police Officers Who Shoot Unarmed Black Men – In … Continue reading

August 19, 2014
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Digest for August 18th through August 19th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for August 18th through August 19th: Jesse Williams is pushing “Grey’s Anatomy” fans to think about Ferguson and police violence … Continue reading

August 15, 2014
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Wingnut Week In Review: Speaking Ill Of the Dead

Two tragic events this week gave right wingers an opportunity to show some humanity and decency. As usual, wingnuts did not exactly cover themselves in glory. Instead of rising to the occasion, they sank to new lows. Most Americans were sad to learn that beloved … Continue reading

August 12, 2014
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Re-post: Coming Down Fast: The Manson Murders’ 40 Year Aftermath, Pt. 2

Editor’s note: This weekend was the 45th anniversary of the Manson Family murders. Five years ago, reflected on the 40th anniversary, how the story of the murders ignited a lifelong interest in “true crime” and criminal psychology, and how my … Continue reading

August 11, 2014
by terrance
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Re-post: Coming Down Fast: The Manson Murders’ 40 Year Aftermath, Pt. 1

Editor’s note: This weekend was the 45th anniversary of the Manson Family murders. Five years ago, reflected on the 40th anniversary, how the story of the murders ignited a lifelong interest in “true crime” and criminal psychology, and how my … Continue reading