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Luckily, It Looks Like It’ll Only Affect People Of Color

  One woman and three men of “Middle Eastern” descent were removed from a Spirit Airlines plane at BWI Airport. The flight was headed for Chicago from Baltimore. After removal of these four people, Spirit Airlines deplaned the rest of the passengers and they are all now at the terminal...

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What Happens When Netanyahu Has Warrants?

From the Latin American Herald Tribune: Spanish national court judge Jose de la Mata has ordered the police and the civil guard to notify him if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and six former Israeli officials step foot on Spanish soil, since their visit could reopen a case filed against...

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Governors, Refugees and the Constitution: Oh My!

More than half the nation’s governors say they oppose letting Syrian refugees into their states. Among these 27 states, all but one have Republican governors. Can they reject these refugees?   The Constitution The Supremacy Clause is a conflict-of-laws rule specifying that certain national acts take priority over any state...

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FanDuels and DraftKings: How Is That Not Gambling?

According to the National Law Journal: FanDuel Inc. and DraftKings Inc. are facing about 40 class actions claiming that the online daily fantasy sport sites fraudulently enticed customers into participating in illegal gambling. Lawyers on both sides are seeking to coordinate all the federal class actions, filed in 13 states,...

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This Is The Beating Ronda Rousey and Sportsbooks Took

Ronda Rousey released the following statement: I just wanted to thank everyone for the love and support. I appreciate the concerns for my health but I’m fine. As I had mentioned before, I’m going to take a little bit of time, but I’ll be back.   This was a beating...

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It’s Protest Season: Dartmouth

From a protester at Thetab.com Hundreds of Dartmouth students and community members participated in the blackout protest last night. I was proud to be one of them. It was inspiring to walk through campus all in black, and to see so many other students doing the same. But I didn’t...

Radical Islam

Sorry, We’re Not At War With Radical Islam

The same people calling for a war on religion seem to be the same ones complaining about it being called a war on religion. Afterall, how is calling the perpetrators of these attacks jihadists not broad enough?   Radical Islam A convincing case can be made that all terrorists by...

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It’s Protest Season: Smith

Students at Smith College, a private women’s school in Northampton, walked out of class en masse Wednesday at noon in support of the injustices students of color face on college campuses nationwide. About 200 people, including students, professors and the dean of the college, gathered in the middle of campus....

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The Charm Podcast w/ Bunny: Spiritualism

Welcome to “The Charm,” a new solo audio venture by Bunny Themelis. I miss being on the main podcast as frequently as I was, but there was stuff I never could get into during those discussions. Mostly nerdy, non-sequitur stuff. Much like my soon-to-be relaunched video series “2Geeky (for the...

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It’s Protest Season: Ithaca

Tensions flared last month at Ithaca College when students say a prominent alumnus made racially-insensitive remarks to another speaker on a panel at a campus event describing the black student as a savage when she said she had a savage hunger for learning. I’m paraphrasing, because like the incidents at...