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Now They're Sorry

June 2, 2005 - Wachovia Corp., the biggest bank in these parts (the Carolinas) and one of the biggest in the nation after a merger/acquisition spree in the past few years, just apologized for its involvement in slavery.

Unquiet Grave

June 2, 2005 - They exhumed the body of Emmett Till yesterday. The all-white jury that acquitted his killers reportedly did so in part because they couldn't be certain the body fished out of the Mississippi was really Till.

Death and the Lottery

June 2, 2005 - The North Carolina House has postponed its vote on the proposed two-year death penalty moratorium until later this month, because its backers can't muster quite enough support.

Multitasking

May 31, 2005 - Check out this post by Andrew Dobbs of Burnt Orange Report on how Texas Republicans treat the poor both as their "punching bag" and as "their personal ATM" (how versatile these poor folks are!):

GTRC Blog

May 31, 2005 - We're back from the Memorial Day weekend, luckily without any new cross burnings to report.