Blog Profile / The Moderate Voice

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Archived Since:March 19, 2008

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Video: For the sports fans

I am a fan of Arsenal Football Club. They are a significant part of my life and have been so since I was 12 years old – I am now 29. When Arsenal play, everything in my life stops. I postponed my wedding because Arsenal had a Derby on the same day. Unbeknownst to me, [...] The post Video: For the sports fans appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Top Five: Black Excellence

Taken from my blog, Chocolate Bites. I have been thinking about what to say about this film for some time. What’s very clear about Top Five is that it is an exceptional film. In fact, I think it’s a special film. I understand that out of all the film genres, comedy is the one where [...] The post Top Five: Black Excellence appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Japan snubs court ruling to resume ‘research’ whaling

Japanese whalers will head to the Antarctic Ocean early next year, resuming hunting after a year-long pause, officials have said The Ministry of Fisheries announced on Saturday that “research whaling” would once again begin in March under a revised plan, despite a call by global regulators for more evidence on the scientific purpose of the [...]Show More Summary

Hatevity Scene

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Politico Looks At The Different Types Of Dishonesty From Clinton, Trump, & Carson

Many politicians find ways to benefit from lying, and it might not be coincidental that the three front runners from the two major parties are candidates who have spread a lot of misinformation this year. Politico has looked at the lies from Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and Ben Carson, finding differences in the types of [...]Show More Summary

Toy Story 4 Release Date: Tom Hanks Confirms Work Begins, Lines Recorded

It’s official! At least, according to Tom Hanks it is – Toy Story 4 has entered production, with the voice of Woody himself currently in the process of recording lines. Hanks revealed the news on The Graham Norton Show Sunday afternoon, sparking the excitement of both children and full-fledged adults around the world. Toy Story [...]Show More Summary

Cartoon: Trump Mistletoe

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The United States of Contradictions

WASHINGTON — With election year a month away, American politics is caught up in tensions, ironies, and a certain amount of sheer madness. On the one hand: The U.S. economy is a marvel, driven forward by technological innovation, the promises of Big Data and Advanced Manufacturing, a relative independence in energy supply, and a population [...]Show More Summary

Marshall on Planned Parenthood Attack

Josh Marshall states the obvious on the Planned Parenthood attack in Colorado Springs on Talking Points Memo. Caution in the light of factual uncertainty is almost always a laudable stance for journalists and public officials. But from the beginning of yesterday’s attack on the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs there’s been an odd reluctance [...]Show More Summary

SciFi Weekend: Doctor Who, Heaven Sent; Legends of Tomorrow; Arrow; The Flash; Supergirl; Captain America: Civil War; Jessica Jones; Sleepy Hollow

Heaven Sent was an ambitious episode of Doctor Who, following the death of Clara Oswald. The Doctor is in a castle with moving walls and stalked by a monster who represents his greatest fears. Only confessing his deepest, darkest secrets will slow it down, but he ultimately dies and starts over, like Bull Murray in [...]Show More Summary

Battling ISIS with cyber disruption and cyber ridicule

ISIS may be setting a record for the number of countries that they’re declaring war on, the number of innocents they’re almost gleefully beheading, the number of Internet hits they’re getting for their periodic snuff films, and the number of innocents murdered in cold blood by a gun wielding terrorists esposing a flow-of-blood version of [...]Show More Summary

10 of the Worst Holiday Movies of This or Any Time (Guest Voice)

Every year, people bemoan the commercialization of the holiday season—the push on all sides, starting November 1, to buy more, whistle carols constantly and drench your world in nog ’til year’s end. But it doesn’t take a Grinch to get fed up with the most obvious Christmas cash-grab: the schlocky, uninspired holiday movie. By all [...]Show More Summary

Politix Update: A Fitting Civil Rights Movement Legacy That’s Political Dynamite

What you think of Black Lives Matter says a lot about you, and possibly a lot more than you want people to necessarily know if you’re a politician. This is because the movement and its praiseworthy objectives are the closest thing to a litmus test that really means something in the presidential campaign. If you [...]Show More Summary

Today We’re Celebrating Books. Just Because.

JACK KEROUAC’S 120-FOOT LONG TYPESCRIPT OF ON THE ROAD Today we’re celebrating books over at Kiko’s House, my home blog, not because it’s a special day, but because we can. Besides which, every day I spend in the company of a good book is special. Books, like music, have been lifelong companions, but as much [...]Show More Summary

“No baby parts”: Colorado terrorist to police

NBC is reporting that Robert Lewis Dear, the North Carolina native arrested Friday for a mass shooting at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic, said “no more baby parts” while talking with law enforcement officials. The phrase references discredited video distributed this summer by anti-abortion extremists. The officers quoted were not named but identified as [...]Show More Summary

American Terrorism

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Republican Trump drops 12 percentage points in poll: Reuters/IPSOS

By Alana Wise WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week, marking the real estate mogul’s biggest decline since he vaulted to the top of the field in July, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Trump was the favorite of 31 percent of Republicans [...]Show More Summary

Terrorism on American Soil

by Walter Brasch During this past week a three-year-old boy in Rock Hill, S.C., killed himself when he was playing with a loaded gun in his house. He wasn’t the only one in Rock Hill to die from a gunshot. In July, a man killed himself after shooting his wife, her son and the son’s [...] The post Terrorism on American Soil appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

History of violence by anti-abortion extremists in America

In September, the FBI warned of possible attacks on Planned Parenthood. “[I]t is likely criminal or suspicious incidents will continue to be directed against reproductive health care providers, their staff and facilities” … The FBI believes the incidents are, “consistent with the actions of lone offenders using tactics of arsons and threats all of which [...]Show More Summary

Rest in Peace Officer Swasey, Victim of Shooting in Colorado Springs, Colorado

It appears that Officer Swasey responded to a call that another officer was in trouble at the site where a shooter named Robert Lewis Deer began shooting unarmed persons. Rest in Peace Officer Swasey. You name will be held in honor.Show More Summary

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