And the American media, too, seems complacent; early on major news organizations reporting on this mass shooting, like The New York Times and CNN, weren’t reporting the fact that Pulse is a gay club, or were downplaying that fact a relevant fact, especially as this increasingly looks like a terror attack or hate crime.Hate crimes against LGBT people haven’t dissipated since the arrival of marriage equality and have in fact been on the rise in recent years. What we’ve learned from his father about the Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, is that he was recently repulsed became “very angry” upon seeing two gay men kissing in Miami. Whatever his other beliefs or allegiances, that bedrock of homophobia is part of what drove him to carry out a brutal mass shooting..
At the start of the series, Roddenberry had a very specific persona in mind for Riker he wanted a taciturn, no nonsense Midwest type, a Gary Cooper who exuded integrity and devotion to duty. That was a challenge for Frakes ( a little more silly than that, he said) but over time the character loosened up and the actor found there could be more of himself invested in the man known as One. Of a sudden, Riker was playing the trombone, and they let a little bit of the playfulness in.
We have some bad news to report today. The bond, which listeners have named Toxie, is not doing well at all. NPR “sciencey blog,” Krulwich Wonders, also frequently animates its reports and uses some imaginative scenes and dialogue to make complicated issues more easy to understand.
There wasn’t anything specific Brown wanted to improve on, save for finding a way to include more teams in the eight team field. Organizers ended up with a near perfect scenario for Sunday’s final that was broadcast live on ESPN: Oak Hill vs. Findlay Prep in a meeting of undefeated teams ranked atop the national polls.
It this.Reversevagina 31 points submitted 7 months agoMy godfather lived in apartheid and post apartheid era SA, and in history I had a lengthy debate about the pros and cons of the change in power, and you know what? The current government has been totally inefficient, absolutely corrupted, and it has mismanaged everything in every possible way. The economy has been kept going after apartheid rule ONLY because the embargo on SA has been since lifted, and because China economy has been grown at breakneck speed. Chinese investments in some sectors are 25% of SA economy which tells quite a lot about how lucky they are to have a functional nation in the first place.stark winterfell 3 points submitted 8 months agoDid you guys watch his lecture? He wasn talking about how science should be scrapped or that western science is immoral.