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Michael Johnson, Doug Martin inactive for Buccaneers

Four starters are among the Buccaneers’ inactives announced by the club on Sunday morning. Left tackle Anthony Collins (foot), defensive end Michael Johnson (hand), tailback Doug Martin (ankle) and cornerback Alterraun Verner (hamstring) will not play in today’s matchup vs. the Falcons, the team said. Collins, Verner and Martin were doubtful, while Johnson was questionable…

The sun ain’t gonna shine anymore

(Scott Johnson) Reader Martin Karo brings us up to date on a story that has not received anywhere near enough attention: No doubt most readers know of the $2.2 billion Ivanpah solar plant, a huge project in the Mojave Desert which is easily visible from many planes flying in the Los Angeles – Las Vegas vicinity. Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Heade’s meadows

Newburyport Meadows, Martin Johnson Heade In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Heade’s luminous view of a meadow after a storm is not as large as you might assume from the reproductions; it’s 10 inches high by 22 wide ( 27 x 56 cm). See my post on Martin Johnson Heade.

The Dempsey diagnosis

(Scott Johnson) Is our campaign against ISIS for real? Or is it a phony war? Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey gave the powerful impression of a man resigned to defeat in his interview yesterday with Martha Raddatz on ABC News (video below), discussing the imminent fall of Kobani in Syria. Show More Summary

Alton Nolen: A self-portrait

(Scott Johnson) Reliable information about Oklahoma beheader Alton Nolen seems to be in short supply. His likeness is getting the full Trayvon Martin treatment and the authorities. Seen on Twitter, the photo Nolen took of himself earlier this month adds a certain context to the news of his horrifying crimes. Show More Summary

Sabine Meyer a?' The Art of the Clarinet

3 months agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Sabine Meyer KlarinettenKonzerte: Clarinet Concertos -Mozart Stamitz Weber Rossini Krommer Warner Classics 2012 The Twentieth Century and beyond have seen the finest classical clarinetists: Jack Bymer, Martin Frost, Emma Johnson, Sharon Kam, Thea King Dieter Klocker, Anthony Pay, Richard Stoltzman a...

Michael Brown’s Gang Signs Photos Make Him A Thug Like Trayvon Martin, Claim Ferguson Riot Critics

As the controversy over the Michael Brown shooting continues to rage in Ferguson, Missouri, some people are already comparing the situation to when George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin, with witness Dorian Johnson describing a one-sided struggle. But others are casting the situation in a darker light by suggesting Brown was a thug. In a related

This week in the war on voting: The Voting Rights Act is 49 and in trouble

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Martin Luther King, Jr. after signing the Voting Rights Act, August 6, 1965. This week in the war on voting is a joint project of Meteor Blades and Joan McCarter. To commemorate the 49th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and the one year mark following the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Show More Summary

Titans Camp Report: Day 13

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Tennessee Titans training camp: Defensive linemen Mike Martin (hamstring) and Antonio Johnson (knee) remained out. Fullback Collin Mooney was out sick. Linebackers Jonathan...Show More Summary

Yankees acquire Stephen Drew from the Red Sox

The Yankees made a pair of moves shortly before Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline, adding Stephen Drew and Martin Prado. The Red Sox sent Drew to the Yankees in exchange for Kelly Johnson in a rare deal between the two AL East rivals.

Johnson Controls the Big Winner as Pentagon Awards $719 Million in Defense Contracts

Johnson Controls, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, and Great Lake Dredge and Dock win contracts.

The Voice Of Detroit: "Black Murder Victim - Retired Jersey Memorial" : It Is Not Sufficient That You Are Black And Have Been Murdered - YOU MUST Have Been Murdered By A White Man Or A White Policeman For Induction

AFRICAN DESCENDANTS UNITED FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE Alfred Wright Kendrick Johnson - Killer Unknown Jordan Davis - Killed By A White Man Trayvon Martin - Killed By A Hispanic White Man Oscar Grant - Killed By A Policeman Renisha McBride -Show More Summary

Daily Link Love With ASHLEE SIMPSON & EVAN ROSS

Here’s your daily dose of celebrity news and gossip, brought to you by Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross, who were spotted arriving at San Ysidro Ranch where Jessica Simpson is said to be marrying Eric Johnson! Coldplay’s Chris Martin has a very specific criteria for which animals he’ll eat. (D Listed) Couples feud alert! Why […]

King Charles

If you're getting ready for your Fourth of July weekend and want to read something both oddly fascinating and hilarious, read this piece Tom Kludt wrote this afternoon about this guy Charles Johnson and his new book with St Martin's Press. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Georgia gun law produces confrontation on first day, Tim Howard International

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Matt Bors is Bulletproof blankets: On this date 50 years ago, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act: Johnson shakes hands with Martin Luther King Jr. after signing the Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964. We believe that all men are entitled to the blessings of liberty. Show More Summary

Honoring the Civil Rights Act, 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago today, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. On that great day in 1964, surrounded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other national leaders, President Johnson outlawed discrimination based on race. While...Show More Summary

Dustin Johnson hits one of the worst putts you'll ever see at the U.S. Open

Eep. Dustin Johnson should be giving Martin Kaymer a bit of a run at Pinehurst, but some heinous putting has prevented a major move all day. A U.S. Open is never easy, and the challenge this week is largely up around and on the "turtleback" Donald Ross designed greens at Pinehurst No. Show More Summary

Do you remember the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King, Jr. and others look on. East Room, White House, Washington, D.C. Photo by Cecil Stoughton Fifty years ago this July, President Lyndon B. Johnson enacted...Show More Summary

Quotable: Reactions to a four-day draft, Doug Martin trade rumors, and Motown serenades

It's NFL Silly Season, all right. Read on for more on changes to the NFL Draft, weird Doug Martin trade rumors, Arian Foster serenading Andre Johnson with the sweet sounds of soul, and more! If you liked the endless buildup to a three-day NFL Draft, you're going to LOVE the league's plans for next season. Show More Summary

Artistry: Illustrating How Iconic Architects Thought ... Inside the Box

Illustration via Arch Daily By smushing the works of modern masters like Philip Johnson, Le Corbusier, and Mies Van der Rohe into uniform boxes, French-born, Colombian-based architect Yannick Martin re-examines the features and proportions that make the Glass Houses or...

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