Take the Confederate Statues Down - The Atlantic

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"On Saturday in Charlottesville, a rally in defense of a statue of Robert E. Across the United States, the statues are starting to topple, the streets renamed, the memorials removed. Take the Confederate Statues Down - The Atlantic

Ignorant And Racist John Kelly Says Lack Of 'Compromise' Started Civil War, Defends Statues | HuffPost

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John Kelly Says Lack Of 'Compromise' Started Civil War, Defends Statues | HuffPost"On Fox News, Trump’s chief of staff calls Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee an “honorable man. who gave up his country to fight for his state.”

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Academy Sues Events Company for Oscar Copyright Infringement

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Daniel Miller The lawsuit alleges that Illinois-based TheEventLine.com sells unauthorized eight-foot statues that are 'strikingly' similar to the Oscar statuette.

New Orleans Mayor Delivers Remarks At Removal Of Confederate Statue : NPR

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New Orleans Mayor Delivers Remarks At Removal Of Confederate Statue : NPRExcellent speech which addresses the evil of celebrating the Confederacy trumpeter Wynton Marsalis​ helped the the Mayor face this issue and decide to act.

Trump’s embrace of Confederate statues as a wedge issue underscores Bannon’s enduring influence - The Washington Post

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"THE BIG IDEA: Reports of Stephen K. Bannon’s death might be greatly exaggerated. President Trump’s wholehearted embrace of Confederate monuments as a new wedge issue underscores how much juice the White House’s chief strategist still has.

Atheist monument goes on display in Florida next to statue of Ten Comman.

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Outcry after Trump defends Confederate monuments Our guests discuss the president’s defense of Confederate monuments, and the growing push to remove these controversial statues nationwide, including from the U.S. Capitol. AM Joy on MSNBC

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Oscar Watch: Will The Reader Debates Cost Winslet a Statue?

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Obviously, enough Academy members liked The Reader, David Hare and Stephen Daldry's adaptation of Bernhard Schlink's 1995 international bestseller about post-World War II German "truth and reconciliation," to nominate it for five Oscars, including Best Picture.

White Supremacists Return to Charlottesville Chanting, ‘Russia is Our Friend’

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Spencer and his 50 or so followers gathered around a statue of Robert E. "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia—White supremacist Richard Spencer suddenly reappeared on Saturday night with torch-bearing supporters, two months after he organized an infamous hate march here.

Brookhaven Monument To Memorialize 'Comfort Women' - Brookhaven, GA Patch. Yes, my progressive city will memorialize these victims of sex slavery during WWII. The cowardice of City of Atlanta officials who backed down in face of opposition from the Japanese consulate is disgusting. I love living in Brookhaven.

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Brookhaven's statue, named Young Girl’s Statue for Peace, will show that the city, a quarter of whose residents are foreign-born, is in solidarity with the women and against sex trafficking across the world. ‘We

Sono Stato a Roma Ma Non Ho Visto Un Cazzo! (I was in Rome and I didn’t see dick!)

The Legal Satyricon

Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, visited Rome recently, and in order to avoid offending his delicate sensibilities, the Italians covered up all the dicks and t**s on the statues for him. fonte) (source) It probably comes as no surprise to any readers that this bothers me. It isn’t that I’m against thawing Iran’s relationship with the […].

It’s no surprise we’re refighting the Civil War — it never really ended - The Washington Post

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The defeated general believed that erecting monuments to the Confederacy — such as his equestrian statue in Charlottesville, now shrouded with a black tarp in mourning of Heather Heyer — would be wrong. ‘I

The new Museum of the Bible confronts the challenge of presenting slavery and the Confederacy - The Washington Post

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"Across the country, debates are raging about what to do with images of the Confederate flag and statues of Confederate leaders, most of them erected many decades ago.

Trump’s Muslim ban and the long history of American nativism. The United States is neither a land of nativists nor a haven for immigrants. Our xenophobic impulses and loftiest ideals have been in conflict since the founding.

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"The Statue of Liberty’s long career as a beacon to the oppressed began in 1882 with refugees whose religion some Americans feared. Later, Lazarus was asked to contribute a poem for an auction to raise funds for the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal, and here she did something strange.

Trump Lawyer Forwards Email Echoing Secessionist Rhetoric - The New York Times

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The contents of the email are at the heart of a roiling controversy over race and history that turned deadly last weekend in Charlottesville, where white nationalist groups clashed with protesters over the planned removal of a statue of Lee.

Encyclopædia Dramatica Dead…. This is the darkest day in Internet history

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I feel like Taylor when he sees the Statue of Liberty in the sand… [.]. If you don’t know what Encyclopædia Dramatica was, then I don’t wish to explain it to you. Lets just say that the Internet is less Internet now that Encyclopædia Dramatica is dead. Its successor is a hollow shell of its ancestor.

White ‘Power’ and the Fear of Replacement - The New York Times

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ostensibly to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E. The distinction between nation and state helps to explain why Confederate statues are so important to white nationalists, and why Jews were the seemingly odd targets of a protest ostensibly about the removal of a Confederate statue.

When feminism and art clash

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A teaser from the article: What was so offensive about this statue? DeVoy “Pierce Harlan,&# contributor to the False Rape Society, posts an interesting historical account about an 89-year-long feud between feminists and sculpture in New York City. MacMonnies had the audacity to give vice a feminine face, and to depict virtue as decidedly male. The [.]. blog recommendations

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I was in Charlottesville. Trump was wrong about violence on the left | Jason Wilson | Opinion | The Guardian

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When they reached a much smaller group of counter-protesters gathered around a statue of Thomas Jefferson, they surrounded them, hurled verbal abuse and then commenced beating them with lit torches and fists, and using pepper spray on them. "Let’s talk about what really happened.

‘Negro,’ ‘Oriental’ and ‘Indian’ to Be Scrubbed From All Federal Laws - The Root

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" As the country begins to reconcile its sometimes inglorious past, as with Confederate statues and heroes being swept into the dustbin of history , President Barack Obama signed a bill taking racially offensive words such as “negro” and “Oriental” out of all Federal laws, reports Mediate.

Nashville Holocaust survivor finally forgives her mom for doing the right thing. Never again!

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The painfully shy little Jewish kid was surrounded by a bunch of children who crossed themselves during prayers each night in front of a statue of the Virgin Mary, stealing glances at the new girl and wondering why she wasn’t doing the same. "She was only five years old when the Nazis killed her mother in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Frances Cutler Hahn remembers feeling really, really angry – at her mother.

Trademark lawyers act reasonably; Bob finds happy home in Noodle World

Copyrights & Campaigns

He happened across a space in the LA suburb of Alhambra that formerly housed a branch of Bob's Big Boy , the quintessential Southern California burger joint famous for the statue of a fat kid named "Bob" holding a hamburger in front of every store. My kid wants to see the statue.'

Charlottesville And The Rise Of White Identity Politics | FiveThirtyEight

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The “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was to protest the planned removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. "There is nothing new about white supremacist groups in the U.S., or anti-Semitism, or people who defend the symbols of the Confederacy.

Violet Blue no names Jane

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When I heard that Violet Blue , the undeniably hip, fetish model/sex columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, filed a highly publicized law suit against mainstream porn actress Violet Blue (now known as No Name Jane) alleging trademark infringement, trademark dilution, violation of a CA right of publicity statue, and unfair competition, I was intrigued not only by the legal ramifications of a personal name trademark, but also with how Violet Blue’s “indie” reputation would be affected.

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Oh Lord, Now the Gun Thing’s Back - The New York Times

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On the other there’s the president of the United States circulating a picture of a Muslim beating up a statue of the Blessed Virgin.

The Hate He Dares Not Speak Of - The New York Times

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The police said a 20-year-old man, who participated in the long-planned protest against the removal of a statue of Robert E.

Trump’s rhetorical ricochet on Charlottesville highlights basic truths about the president - The Washington Post

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Play Video 2:00 Trump: 'George Washington was a slave owner' President Trump asked if statues of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson should be removed since they owned slaves while speaking in New York on Aug. Not all of those people were white supremacists, by any stretch … Those people were also there because they wanted to protest the taking down of a statue of Robert E.

With Faith in Their Hearts

Music Technology Policy

In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S.

With Faith in Their Hearts

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In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S.

All the President’s Preachers NY Times Opinion - Calling Out Hypocritical, Evangelical Preachers

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They do not appear to fear that their association with a president who defends the statues of those who fought for slavery, as well as white supremacists and neo-Nazis, will create problems for them with their congregations, universities, seminaries, television audiences or nonprofit organizations.

The Test of Nazism That Trump Failed - The New York Times

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The Confederate statues he admires are mostly artifacts of the early years of the 20th century, when Hitler admired the United States for its Jim Crow laws, when Mr. Trump’s father was arrested at a Klan rally, before America passed its test.

With Faith in Their Hearts

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In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S.

Entertainment Law Update Podcast, Episode 10

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“Bob’s Big Boy&# Statue gives rise to a suit against former franchisee. Emily Schoenbaum, the daughter of the Shoney’s Restaurants founder, allegedly has built and displayed a 12-foot “Big Boy&# statue. Replicas, trademark, copyright, etc.

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Blawg Review #213

Cyberlaw Central

No, at one point there is a large statue perfectly shaped like Douglas Adams’ nose, and at several points if you know where to look there are pictures or other references to Douglas. (Photo credit to Markbult under a Creative Commons license.).

With Faith in Their Hearts

Music Technology Policy

In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S.

With Faith in Their Hearts

Music Technology Policy

In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S.

With Faith in Their Hearts

Music Technology Policy

In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S.

CLASSICS Act Introduced to Provide Pre-1972 Sound Recording Public Performance Clarity – What Issues Does It Leave Unresolved?

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Thus, analog broadcasters, who have themselves been subject to pre-1972 lawsuits , are not included in the coverage of the act, and could still presumably be sued under state laws (the Act specifically leaving in place all state laws not specifically addressed by the statue).

Entertainment Law Update Podcast – Episode 9, Olympic trademarks, album integrity, and more.

Gordon P. Firemark

US Postage Stamp Found To Be Infringing On Copyright Over Statues In US Korean War Memorial. GET CLE CREDIT for this episode. Quick Takes. IP and the Olympics. Sculptural works, photographs and subsequent uses. Album Integrity in the age of digital downloads. Love Music?