Open Discussion – May
Caterpillars, moths, butterflies, a certain roach, and all creatures great and small,
Here’s sending love to all of our 763 subscribed followers. Although three of those followers are not good-faith followers, I send them love anyway because love covers a multitude of sins.
Yahtzeebutterfly has written a piece for Black American History for the month of May. My goal is to get it published by tomorrow. Also, I am working on accepting two blog awards that we have been graced for nomination and hope to have the acceptances posted by this weekend.
Meanwhile, the world of politics seems to have taken over the media. Cruz and Kasich have withdrawn from the GOP race. Neither of the two former George Bush presidents plan on endorsing the presumptive nominee, Donald Trump. Bernie Sanders won the primary in Indiana and vows to continue his campaign. A federal judge said Wednesday he may order Hillary Clinton to testify under oath about whether, while she was Secretary of State, if she used a private email server to evade public records disclosures.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this year found that Florida’s system of sentencing the convicted to death is unconstitutional. It ruled that Florida’s system gave too much power to judges rather than juries to impose capital punishment. Now, the lives of approximately 400 death row inmates hang in the balance as Florida’s Supreme Court decides if their sentences should be changed to life in prison.
Web Based Email? You Might Want To Change Your Password
Reuters reports that Russian hackers have stolen about 272.3 million email accounts including smaller fractions of Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft.
What’s On Your Mind?
Please feel free to use this thread to share whatever is on your mind, discuss anything, post new events, updates on other events, or to say “hello”. Here’s a question to start … When you hear the media report on polls, have you ever been polled for your opinion? Do you know of anyone who was?