Category Archives: Crime and Punishment

SCOTUS Strikes Down Ban on Politics at Polling Places

The United States Supreme Court said Minnesota’s ban on political clothing at polling places was too broad and vague. SCOTUS Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.said: “A shirt declaring ‘All Lives Matter,‘ we are told, could be ‘perceived’ as political. … Continue reading

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Babies Can Consent: 16-Year-Olds Can’t

  In some parts of Australia, 15 year olds aren’t old enough to give consent to another person doing things with their genitals. In other parts, 16 year olds aren’t old enough.  In some cases, neither are 17 year olds. … Continue reading

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Lowlife Slimeball Salacious Oligarch Kakistocracy

  Merriam-Webster (to which I, ahem, made extremely small contributions) has words Trending Now on its website.  One of the foremost dictionary producers in English language history, it works not to set trends, but to report them. In today’s political … Continue reading

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Chinese Zoo Visitors Kill Kangaroos

If you had any doubt that zoos in China are often terrible, you should have no doubt now. Visitors wanted some kangaroos to hop for their entertainment. When they didn’t, the visitors threw rocks at them. One helpless kangaroo was … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is The Best at Everything

How many times have you heard Donald Trump brag about how terrific he is? Here’s more. An opinion of a member or associate of The Loveshade Family does not necessarily reflect the views of the whole family. The image of … Continue reading

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School Says Girls Can’t Say No

A Utah girl told her mother she couldn’t refuse if a boy asked her to dance at a Valentine’s Day event at her school. The mother complained to her Kanesville Elementary school principal because telling a sixth grade girl she … Continue reading

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White Evangelical Christian Hypocrisy

If you want to skip my introduction, you can go and read John Pavlovitz’s editorial White Evangelicals, This is Why People Are Through With You. If there’s one thing I can’t stand, it’s hypocrisy.  If you recall, Jesus of Nazareth … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Lies

All right, so the title of this entry is hardly ground-breaking.  Even supporters of Donald Trump say he lies (and may justify it by saying all politicians lie and they don’t care). But comparing the number and type of Trump’s … Continue reading

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The Second Amendment is Dead

The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, born 226 years ago today, is dead.  Defunct.  And it has been dead for a long time. Many of you will say it’s not dead.  It’s never been revoked, it’s still in … Continue reading

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Presidents v. The Constitution

We live in a political era in which several Americans presidents in a row have been severely criticized, often with claims they violated the U.S. Constitution, and hit with calls for their removal.  The current one, Donald Trump, is certainly … Continue reading

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