“Is It Just Us” – Fair & Thorough Aggregation Site for Black Americans (becomes friends with ModState)

“Our News for Our People”

While we haven’t entered into the depth of discussion to which opportunity afforded with newfound network allies OverWatch, it pleases me greatly inform our readers and fellow network members of an early yet blossoming affiliation with Is It Just Us.

Founded, engineered and operated by Mr. Clark A., <a title="Is It Just Us" href="http://IsItJust.us

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SPECIAL: POTUS Trump’s Executive Order 5

On 27 January, 2016, came the “Executive Order: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry to the United States” or, colloquially, the one that started “it” all. In one sense, the public outcry stemming from the order was much ado about nothing. Now, before the effervescent heroes of the broadly-dented left take their gleaming

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Addendum: the 13th Amendment

I am not in the business of film review. Our editorial staff here at ModState has established this as an uncompromising policy position. Oh, and this columnist has no interest in such an endeavor. Ever. In any way. So, relax. We’re not doing it.

With that, I’d like to praise Al Eldeen’s wonderfully direct, accurate and succinct

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Fabriquè en Babylon: Don’t Let “Them” Win

13625105_10157166608305271_771688468_nI hearken back to hallowed antiquity (or the 2012 election season, anyway), about six months after meeting a fellow corpsman I had the honor to serve with and the wonderful privilege of becoming good friends with, a Mr. Smith. He was a young black man from Chicago, struck with curiosity about this “crazy white guy from New Orleans”

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Political Beast: “Shoot” versus “Shot”

A Young Lady Dramatically Remains Silent in a Stoic Display of Support of "Black Lives Matter"
A Young Lady Dramatically Remains Silent in a Stoic Display of Support of “Black Luves Matter”

I’ve spent the last several weeks investigating the issue of police violence, specifically when it results in death. I’ve sat through difficult interviews with the people tasked with pulling those triggers, interviews with the people at the business end of those guns, and with the community occupants left to deal with the remains

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Interview: On POTUS Nixon with Mr. Geoff Shepard, Esq.

Mr. Geoff Shepard, Esq.
Mr. Geoff Shepard, Esq.

DeViney, Jonathan D.:First and foremost, Mr. Shepard, on behalf of the staff and readership of ModState, thank you for taking the time to discuss your pivotal work, “The Real Watergate Scandal”

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The Rights of These United States: the Ninth Amendment

9thamendmentlpAs this is the tenth article in this series we will discuss the ninth amendment. It reads as follows: “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.” Relatively speaking, that is rather straight forward. All this really

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