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Rice, Not Ice: India’s Answer to the Ice Bucket Challenge

http://time.com/3183211/rice-bucket-challenge-india/

The movement's Facebook page describes it as an "Indian version for Indian Needs"

How does India do the Ice Bucket Challenge? They don’t. Instead of pouring buckets of ice and water over their heads, people in India have been filling a bucket with rice and giving it to local people in need.

According to the Independent, the Rice Bucket Challenge was started by Manju Latha Kalanidhi, a journalist from Hyderabad, India. The first donation was made Sunday Morning and the movement’s Facebook page has more than 35 thousand likes so far.

As explained on the page, there are four steps to the Rice Bucket Challenge:

1) Pick up a bowl of rice from your kitchen

2) Go to the nearest needy person and give it to them

3) Click a picture and post it on Facebook with the hashtag #RiceBucketChallenge

4) Tag all your friends and ask them to take up the challenge

According to the World Bank, 312 million people in India live below the poverty line.


*nice, very nice. But fix the sexual assault issues there *

Cops lie say handcuffed man committed suicide

According to autopsy results ruling Victor White III’s death a suicide, the 22-year-old was shot in the chest, not in the back, as an early police account claimed.

Louisiana man who state police claimed shot and killed himself in March while in police custody died, not of a gunshot wound to the back, as police had initially reported, but of a shot to the chest, according to an autopsy report, KATC reports.

The shooting occurred in the backseat of a patrol car after Victor White III was arrested for drug possession, KLFY notes. White’s hands were apparently cuffed behind his back as he was transported to jail. Once there, the 22-year-old reportedly did not want to get out of the patrol car. At some point, a gun that he was allegedly hiding in his pants appeared and he shot himself in the back, according to police reports.

However, according to KATC, the first page of the autopsy report, released by the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office, details how White was shot in the chest, completely contradicting earlier police reports made after the fateful night in early March.

The bullet entered the young man’s chest and pierced his left lung and his heart before exiting around his armpit, according to the autopsy, which also called White’s death a “suicide.”

http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2014/08/handcuffed_man_shot_in_chest_ruled_suicide_by_police_and_autopsy.html?wpisrc=mostpopular






** So your sitting down in a police car handcuffed with your hands behind your back and you shoot yourself in the chest?**

Fucking amazing. This young man was murdered

Texas cops mistakenly pull over, arrest woman with 4 small children inside car

The officers in Forney were looking for a car with four suspects who waved a gun out the window. The officers quickly realized their mistake and then tried to calm down the four children who were 10 years old and younger.

The officers were searching for a beige or tan Toyota with four black males after authorities were alerted a gun was pointed out of the window.

Police pulled over a burgundy red Nissan Maxima driven by Kametra Barbour's on Aug. 9 that was spotted in the same area as the other car, the station reported.Barbour was immediately pulled out of the car and handcuffed with her four children inside."Yes sir, what is wrong? My kids. They are 6 and 8 and 10, 9. What are we doing?" she asked. "Sir, what is going on? Oh my God. You will terrify my children.After his mother was pulled away, 6-year-old Ryan can be seen exiting the car and walking to the officers with his hands up.

Police can be heard on the tape recognizing the children were too young and did not match the description they had been given. They can also be seen trying to calm down the screaming children in the car and assured them no one will go to jail.A Forney detective told the station the officers' actions were appropriate due to the seriousness of the call they were investigating. Barbour told the station she understood the officers made quick decisions, but is still bothered by what happened.

"I need you to make sure you have all the facts, because you can't just say, 'OK, I'm sorry,' and then I'm over it," she said. "I can't. Every time I listen to and hear or think about it, it bothers you. I can't just say, 'I'm fine. It's OK. It's not a big deal.' It is."


**incompetent racist motherfuckers* her car was a red Nissan, the description was tan Toyota. The mother was female and there was children. The description was adult males.And the station officers said this was 'appropriate'. But the stupid cop even asked the other cop when the 6 year old emerged from the car whether or not he looked young.




http://abc13.com/news/police-pull-mother-and-children-over-at-gunpoint-by-mistake/277709/
* verbatim recording of incident*



http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/video-texas-cops-mistakenly-arrest-woman-4-kids-car-article-1.1915009





You know you remember this...


Old address book


AOL


Listerine in the paper wrapper


Remember this tv and how the screen looked in the middle of the night when you turned it on


Before caller ID


Did you have a pair or two?

The real 'To Protect and Serve'




Fox lies reports:Report: Darren Wilson Was Beaten Up, Fractured Eye Socket Before Shooting

According to an unidentified source who is close to police department leaders, Ferguson, Mo., cop Darren Wilson suffered facial injuries and was beaten to near unconsciousness.


Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer Darren Wilson reportedly suffered severe facial injuries from being beaten up before he shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown, a new report from an unidentified source claims, Fox News reports.

The source, who Fox said was close to Ferguson Police Department leaders, told the news network that Wilson suffered “severe facial injuries” which included an eye socket fracture, and was also beaten to the point that he almost lost consciousness.

“The assistant chief took him to the hospital, his face all swollen on one side,” the source claimed. “He was beaten very severely.”

Video footage, taken at the scene shortly after the shooting, showed Wilson pacing around Brown’s body. He did not appear to be nursing any wounds as he walked (a witness narrates at 2:01 in the video below).



http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2014/08/report_darren_wilson_was_beaten_up_fractured_eye_socket_before_shooting.html?wpisrc=topstories

**read the rest of the lie at the link**

Many people are doing the ice bucket challenge , but one person .....rofl

Why Diapers Matter When It Comes to Personal Responsibility and Poverty-Article title

A California bill that would subsidize diapers could help low-income families remain in the workforce. So why are conservative politicians rejecting it?

http://www.theroot.com/articles/politics/2014/08/california_diaper_bill_could_help_end_the_cycle_of_poverty.html


As the bill’s text explains:

(a) Existing federal law classifies diapers with cigarettes, alcohol, and pet food as disallowed purchases under CalFresh and the California Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children.

(b) However, low-income parents cannot take advantage of free or subsidized child care if they cannot afford to leave disposable diapers at child care centers, a requirement for most child-care centers.

(c) Without access to child care, these parents are less able to attend work or school on a consistent basis, leading to increased economic instability and a continuation of the cycle of poverty.


The bill has been introduced to correct a quirk in how federal law is interpreted. Under government-subsidized programs for the poor, such as California’s Special Supplemental Food Program, diapers are not covered for purchase. Instead they are categorized as optional luxury items, like cigarettes.


*Diapers are a luxury item now?*

read full article at link

Anthony Weiner Is Opening A Restaurant

Former Mayoral Candidate and voracious sexter Anthony Weiner hasn't had much to do these days besides the occasional TV appearance and pee duty at the playground. But instead of slide into the soul crushing depression that comes with complete and total obscurity, he's throwing his energy into New York City's most stable enterprise: a restaurant.

According to Idealist.com, Rockaway Restoration Kitchen will be a "social entrepreneurship that operates a healthy, sustainable restaurant in a hard luck community to provide training, on-the-job apprenticeship and placement in the culinary and food service sector for unemployed New Yorkers." Weiner's name has not be directly linked with the eatery—and he's yet to make any public statements about the endeavor—but the Rockaway Times says he's met with several key figures involved.

The restaurant is currently seeking an Executive Director, who will oversee what seems to be both a place to eat, as well as a training facility for locals interested into moving into the food and service industries. Their "target population" includes formerly incarcerated individuals and others who've struggled to find employment; they're hoping to "graduate" between 100 and 150 people per year. While the restaurant will operate as a non-profit, the hope is to break even or better, further servicing the area.

There's no indication what types of cuisines the restaurant will offer but the website talks about "visiting chefs" and "relative proximity to fresh local Long Island food sources." Weiner's brother Jason also co-owners Almond restaurant in the Flatiron, which does the whole "market-fresh" bit. Regardless, hopefully this experience will teach Anthony how to tip!

http://gothamist.com/2014/08/08/anthony_weiner_is_opening_a_restaur.php

Westboro Baptist Church's Plan To Protest Robin Williams' Funeral Thwarted By Love

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/15/westboro-baptist-church-robin-williams_n_5682288.html?cps=gravity

The Westboro Baptist Church is trying to spread its vile message of intolerance with a disgraceful protest of Robin Williams' funeral, but Planting Peace is not letting the hate take root.

Williams was found dead in his Tiburon, California, home on Monday. His funeral is set to be a "very private" ceremony in San Francisco near his home. In spite of the actor's family's request for privacy and respect, WBC announced plans to picket Williams' funeral on Aug. 11 after labeling him a "Fag Pimp."

Planting Peace, a nonprofit organization founded in 2004 with a mission to spread love and equality around the globe, is set on challenging WBC's planned protest with a fundraiser. (The group also owns the Equality House, which is situated directly adjacent to the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas.)"When the WBC announced they were protesting Robin’s funeral, we felt like launching a fundraiser for a charity Robin loved would be the perfect way to honor him and counteract the message of hate and intolerance that the WBC continues to convey,"


** religious terrorism**assholes
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