Posts by Kemberlee Kaye  (Page 3)
 

All Hail the Cajun Navy

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Posted by    Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 6:00pm 9/2/2017 at 6:00pm
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If you hadn’t heard of them before Hurricane Harvey, you certainly have now — the Cajun Navy as they call themselves, is a band of rugged Louisiana outdoorsman (and women) who load up their boats and caravan into flooded areas, performing rescues.

They’ve been a tremendous asset in rescuing folks flooded...

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Sen. Menendez Denied Request for Breaks in His Upcoming Corruption Trial

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Posted by    Friday, September 1, 2017 at 6:00pm 9/1/2017 at 6:00pm
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It’s been two years since Sen. Menendez was indicted on corruption charges and try as he might, he can’t seem to get himself out of this mess.

The Democratic Senator from New Jersey was investigated by Eric Holder’s Department of Justice and accused of using his federal office to help wealthy...

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Politico has no clue how Texas works or what Texans value

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Posted by    Friday, September 1, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/1/2017 at 2:30pm
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I live in Houston where we’ve just experienced the worst natural disaster in the city’s long history. Harvey caused inestimable damage and left thousands without shelter and earthly possession. There is not one person in the Greater Houston Area, in Rockport, Port Aransas, or surrounding counties that hasn’t been adversely affected...

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Dispatches from Houston: Hurricane Harvey Day 3

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Posted by    Monday, August 28, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/28/2017 at 5:30pm
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By some miracle (and I truly believe that’s what it is), we’re still high and dry and abundantly thankful to be so. My husband and I are heartbroken for our home town and frustrated that there is nothing we can do to help those in need right now.

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Politicizing Hurricane Harvey Helps No One

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Posted by    Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10:00am 8/28/2017 at 10:00am
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Blogging from Houston where we’ve received 25 inches of rain these last 48 hours. Meteorologists are predicting we’ll receive another 15-25 inches in the next three days, and that’s before Harvey meanders back into the gulf, swings back around and hits us once more as a parting gift.

My brother-in-law’s family is...

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ACLU recants tweet featuring white child, agrees it’s racist

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Posted by    Friday, August 25, 2017 at 4:15pm 8/25/2017 at 4:15pm
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In one of the dumber things to have happened this week (and that’s a title that’s increasingly difficult to bestow), the ACLU sent what to most normal people would be a perfectly acceptable tweet.

This one:

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How We’re Preparing for Hurricane Harvey

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Posted by    Friday, August 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/25/2017 at 1:00pm
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Sitting here, blogging from my home breaks in Houston, which is currently on the dirty side of Hurricane Harvey.

My brother-in-law’s family evacuated from the coast yesterday to dryer ground inland.

As these things go, no one is entirely sure what to expect, but wisdom always suggests we prepare for the...

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The Pepper Ball Shot Heard Round the Internet

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 7:18pm 8/23/2017 at 7:18pm
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Phoenix protesters stirring up trouble after President Trump’s rally received a less than kind welcome from local police. Gas and pepper balls were lobbed into groups of hooligans in an effort to disband the juvenile chaos.

One protester got a little more than he bargained for and is now part of...

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Reuters Thinks ESPN’s Robert Lee is the Confederate General’s Namesake, Doppelganger

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 4:15pm 8/23/2017 at 4:15pm

I’m truly at a loss with this one.

Last night I blogged about ESPN’s decision to reassign play-by-play announcer Robert Lee. Lee was scheduled to call UVa’s season opener in Charlottesville. As you’re probably aware at this point in the news cycle, Lee is Asian-American.

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No one wants to convict these men for their roles in the Bundy ranch standoff

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 1:00pm 8/23/2017 at 1:00pm
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For the second time, a jury refused to convict participants in the Bundy ranch standoff in 2014.

Tuesday, not only did a jury find Ricky Lovelien and Steven Stewart not guilty, but they were acquitted of all charges. Scott Drexler and Eric Parker...

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ESPN Pulls Announcer Robert Lee from UVa game because name similar to Robert E. Lee

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 10:37pm 8/22/2017 at 10:37pm
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Here’s another one for our never-ending game of Progressive or Parody.

In post-Charlottesville riot America, Asian-American names are subject to discrimination in order to placate the ignorant. Case in point: Robert Lee.

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Confederate Memorial Removed From Outside Maryland Circuit Court

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/22/2017 at 5:30pm
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We’ve been following the Confederate removal mania since the Charlottesville riot. Maryland is the latest to join the party.

In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, a Confederate monument was removed from outside the Circuit Court in Ellicott City and donated to museum.

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University of Texas Removes Confederate Statues Under Cloak of Darkness

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Posted by    Monday, August 21, 2017 at 5:00pm 8/21/2017 at 5:00pm
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Late Sunday night, under cloak of night, the University of Texas at Austin sneakily removed three Confederate statues from campus.

No prior notice was given, but construction crews toiled through the night beneath bright lights behind the protection of police-guarded fences to remove statues of Robert E. Lee, Albert Sidney...

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Palestinian Olympic Committee makes boxer forfeit rather than compete against Israeli

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Posted by    Monday, August 21, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/21/2017 at 1:30pm
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Palestinian boxer Sultan Abu Al-Haj would rather forfeit than compete against an Israeli opponent. Al-Haj said, “It is forbidden to compete with [Israelis], because it’s beneath our dignity to compete with them and recognize them as (sic) the State of Israel.”

According to Palestinian Media Watch:

The Palestinian Olympic Committee forced a Palestinian...

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Gettysburg Officials: Confederate Monuments Aren’t Going Anywhere

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Posted by    Monday, August 21, 2017 at 10:30am 8/21/2017 at 10:30am
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In the midst of the revisionist wave to eradicate the nation’s past, officials at Gettysburg Park have made quite clear that the Pennsylvania monuments are there to stay.

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WATCH: News Footage of the 1979 Solar Eclipse

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Posted by    Monday, August 21, 2017 at 7:30am 8/21/2017 at 7:30am
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Today’s solar eclipse isn’t the only eclipse to have been met with fanfare.

This ABC News coverage from 1979 left anchors awestruck.

From Mashable:

It’s a 10-minute clip collection from ABC News’ coverage of the last large-scale total solar eclipse to be seen...

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Why the Chattanooga Mayor’s Plans to Stop Upkeep of Confederate Cemetery is Misguided

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Posted by    Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 8:00pm 8/20/2017 at 8:00pm
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There is a deserved reverence that applies across the board for the men and women who gave their lives, many, unwillingly for a cause they may or may not have championed. Alas…

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announced Friday plans to “renounce its position as a trustee” of a local Confederate Cemetery.

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