Thursday, May 16, 2013

GOP agenda: Benghazi and IRS Investigations

The GOP, with the panties in a bunch (yet again), continue to blow their horn about Benghazi and the recent IRS scandal.

 In the case of Benghazi -- which may be a salvo shot at Hillary 2016 -- it has failed to gain traction outside of FOX Nation.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Michigan State strips local star's scholarship after explicit rap video

Jay Harris, one of the area’s top football recruits, was stripped of his scholarship by Michigan State earlier this month after he posted a series of profanity-laced rap videos on YouTube, a source said Tuesday.

Under the name “Jay DatBull,” the Downingtown East senior has uploaded nine videos to YouTube. Using explicit lyrics, Harris raps about drugs, women, and homosexuals.

His first single, “DatBull 4 Life,” surpassed 50,000 views over the weekend and appears to show Harris smoking marijuana while sitting behind the steering wheel of a car.

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Trailer: Afro-Cubans and Sierra Leoneans Bridge The Gap in Doc 'They Are We'

I just had to share this touching and amazing story. It is truly a great mothers day tale. Happy Mothers day to all the great moms and to my #1 mom: Barbara Harvey!

How mind-blowing and fascinating is this upcoming documentary? Talk about bridging the gap! I came across an article from The Atlantic (recommended reading), written beautifully by Emma Christopher, director of They Are We, a film which documents how a family of Afro-Cubans in a remote village of Perico, Cuba learn of and become acquainted with their ancestors in Sierra Leone, West Africa, and vice-versa.

Texas Fertilizer Explosion EMS Worker Charged With Owning Explosive Device

Arrested first responder

A first responder who helped treat victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, last month was arrested and charged today with possessing an explosive device.

The arrest came on the same day that Texas authorities opened a criminal investigation into the April 17 explosion.