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Read And Watch With Me – April 1st 2013

01 Apr

Kid And TV Boy Read And Watch With me

Join me in what I watch and read each day.

In this new series, I will post the things I am reading (articles, news) and watching (youtube, politics, etc.) in an article each day. I will leave it open and add to it as I go about my day and update it for the site with new content.

In that way you can see exactly the type of things I am reading or watching and join in if you want. There is no rhyme and reason, it will simply be the things I’ve looked at that day. These articles will essentially replace my Good Reads site page. Enjoy.

April 1st 2013
* Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Interview By Julian Bond – Exploring Black Leadership – This was absolutely fascinating. I fully concur with this top-rated youtube comment: “Clarence Thomas – Humble, Modest, Bright, Philosophical, Patriot, Elder, and a Great American Story. I’m a fan.” That is all you can get from this very long, extended interview. Clarence Thomas is a new role-model of mine and a man I greatly admire. Even if you disagree, you can’t help but gain much respect for him after hearing him speak in this interview.
* Videos: Justices In Their Own Words – Lots of really great stuff here, definitely check it out. I only wish everything wasn’t in quick video clips. But some fascinating perspectives and insights from the various Supreme Court Justices couristy of CSPAN.
* Youtube: Supreme Court Justice’s Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer Constitution Debate – ABSOLUTELY FASCINATING! :D
* Youtube: Black Supreme Court Justice Clarance Thomas Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture Series Given Before Classroom at HLS – So awesome. I love this guy.
* Youtube: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and CAC’s Akhil Amar Discuss The Constitution, Past, Present and Future
* CSPAN Homepage – I’m very political, I love CSPAN where you can watch fascinating talks and political news conferences in their original form and in their entirety.
* Video: Before Democrats Evolved On Gay Marriage – What were Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid and other Democrats saying about gay marriage when they used to be against it? Way back in that bygone era, known as 2004. Watch and be enlightened.
* Obamascare: Double-Digit Premium Hikes? (BusinessWeek)
* Amazon Adds Another Piece to It’s Growing eBook Empire (BusinessWeek)
* My Backloggery Astrotriforce Profile
* Select VGB reviews of mine that I want to re-read:
Final Fantasy I: Dawn of Souls review (GBA)
Kirby’s Adventure NES review
TMNT IV: Turtles In Time SNES review
TMNT: Turtles In Time – Reshelled Review (Xbox Live Arcade)
* Wikipedia: Brown vs Board of Education
* Christian Metal Music: Colossus Lyric Video for the song Superficial Savior – AMAZING!!!!!
* Christians Around the World Celebrating Easter Sunday With Jesus Crucifixion Reanactments
* BennyHinn Mighty Prayer Warriors Worldwide Prayer Team
* Creationist Challenges Evolutionist To Debate Before Impartial Judge – SO EPIC!
* Kickstarter: Christian Melodic Death Metal Band Solamor’s Debut CD “Depravity’s Demise” – Features former Becoming the Archetype lead singer Jason Wisdom and Alethian Guitarist Alex Kenis and drummer Travis Turner! The CD has been funded and WILL be a reality, they earned $6,000 when their goal was $2000! Woot woot. CAN’T WAIT!
* The Top 10 Freest States In the Union (George Mason University)
* What Are BitCoins? Can They Endanger the Global Economy? (The Blaze)
* Fan Writes Open Letter to Nintendo Regarding WiiU (Gamnesia)
* Famous Law Quotes
– MLK – “I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.” Martin Luther King Jr., “Letter from Birmingham Jail”, 4/16/63

Thomas Jefferson – “Law is often the tyrant’s will, and always so when it violates the right of an individual.”: Thomas Jefferson to I. Tiffany, 1819

Grant Gilmore – “Law reflects but in no sense determines the moral worth of a society. The values of a reasonably just society will reflect themselves in a reasonably just law. The better the society, the less law there will be. In heaven there will be no law, and the lion shall lie down with the lamb. The values of an unjust society will reflect themselves in an unjust law. The worse the society, the more law there will be. In hell there will be nothing but law, and due process will be meticulously observed.” [The ages of American law, Grant Gilmore, (Yale university Press,1977)P.110, quoting Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, The common Law, (Howe ed. 1963)]

* Explosion.com Looking for Videogame Writers

* Videogame Journalism Jobs.com – Website for those looking for jobs writing about videogames!

* Video: PBS The Supreme Court Show, Series Clips

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