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Deltron 3030 concert review by Hypestyle -

Justice—as defined by the American Heritage Dictionary, it is:
1. The quality of being just; fairness.
2.         a. The principle of moral rightness; decency.
b. Conformity to moral rightness in action or attitude; righteousness.
3.         a. The attainment of what is just, especially that which is fair, moral, right, merited, or in accordance with law.
b. Law The upholding of what is just, especially fair treatment and due reward in accordance with honor, standards, or law.
c. The administration, system, methods, or procedures of law.
4. Conformity to truth, fact, or sound reason.
On Saturday, July 13, 2013, a jury of six people delivered the verdict of ‘not guilty’ concerning the trial of George Zimmerman, who was charged with 2nd degree murder regarding the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.State prosecutors had successfully given jurors an additional optional verdict, one of manslaughter, but jurors decided that Zimmerman …

Concert Review: Kings Of The Mic Tour in Detroit -

ILLUS - "Daddy Duty" feat. HEADSNACK


DC Comics is being targeted by an online campaign for the publisher to drop one of its writers.  DC, one of the publishing arms of Time-Warner, Inc., owns the Superman character and has recently hired science fiction author Orson Scott Card to write a series of Superman stories, "Adventures of Superman" for its digital-exclusive publishing endeavors.
Card, who has dozens of novels, short stories, stage plays and non-fiction works to his credit, is perhaps best known for his Ender's Game series of novels and short stories, the eponymous first of which is currently being adapted into a feature film by Summit Entertainment.  He is also known for his conservative social activism:  Card is a board member for the National Organization for Marriage (which formally campaigns against gay marriage policy in the U.S.), and he has reportedly written a number of essays sharply criticizing gay marriage and other LGBT rights issues.
Some in the comic book fan com…
DEATH BEFORE DISARMAMENT: America's Reluctance to Confront Gun Legislation
“Just throw your guns in the air, and buck-buck like you just don’t care!”Onyx, “Throw Ya Gunz”, 1993 In Chicago, teenager Hadiya Pendleton, who performed at President Obama’s second inauguration was murdered this week by gunfire. In Detroit, nearly 400 gun-related criminal homicides were recorded in 2012. In Phoenix, an office-building confrontation has, as of this writing, left one person dead and two injured by gunfire. The gunman is currently at large, and in the meanwhile, U.S. Congress is poised to debate new, nationwide gun policy. Dismally—and perhaps predictably—despite President Obama’s signing of 23 executive orders directly aimed at gun policy, the prospect of comprehensive gun control legislation is widely speculated to fall apart before it even begins.
It is abhorrent that intellectual dishonesty tends to dominate of the hand-wringing that goes on with both elected officials in this country as wel…
It's a new year, but some old issues unfortunately have tragically come to a head in the past month. In Newtown, Connecticut, a disturbed young man, Adam Lanza, committed a heinous act of seemingly wanton murder, laying siege to an elementary school, killing 26 people on site, and at home, killing his mother Nancy as well, before finally shooting himself dead as police authorities arrived.  President Barack Obama subsequently charged Vice-President Joe Biden to lead a task force that would come up with comprehensive proposals for public policy legislation related to gun access and mental health, to present before the new Congress. This author wrote the following in response to the mass-shooting which grievously wounded Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in 2011.  In full acknowledgment of the horrific human tragedy that unfolded in Newtown and in other recent gun-related violent crimes, it seems appropriate to reiterate the issues therein: Mental Health- The …