Which Version of Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme” Reigns Supreme?

John Coltrane playing saxophone. (Chuck Stewart Photography, LLC / Fireball Entertainment Group, courtesy of Tim Plumley)

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Which Version of Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme” Reigns Supreme?

John Coltrane playing saxophone. (Chuck Stewart Photography, LLC / Fireball Entertainment Group, courtesy of Tim Plumley)

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Mom Says Superintendent Defended Gay Porn Book In School Library After Complaint

This article refers to explicit material unsuitable for all readers.
After one mother said she reported North Kingstown High School in North Kingstown, Rhode Island to the police for advertising gay pornography book “Gender Queer: A Memoir” in a school library display case, another Rhode Island mom says Superintendent Phil Auger has come out in defense of the book’s presence. Auger did not respond to The Federalist’s request for comment.

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Mom Says Superintendent Defended Gay Porn Book In School Library After Complaint

This article refers to explicit material unsuitable for all readers.
After one mother said she reported North Kingstown High School in North Kingstown, Rhode Island to the police for advertising gay pornography book “Gender Queer: A Memoir” in a school library display case, another Rhode Island mom says Superintendent Phil Auger has come out in defense of the book’s presence. Auger did not respond to The Federalist’s request for comment.

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White Texas Property Owner Avoids Arrest After Killing Moroccan Driver

When Adil Dghoughi left his girlfriend’s home in Maxwell, Texas, just after 3 a.m. on Oct. 11, she didn’t think anything of it. Sarah Todd told The Daily Beast the 31-year-old Moroccan native enjoyed late-night drives during which he would listen to music from his country, and sing.
“It was kind of a relaxation thing for him,” Todd told The Daily Beast.
But according to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office, by 3:42 a.m.

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The curse of the ignored modern prophets

Rep. Barbara Lee

For decades, I kept a poster on my wall that I’d saved from the year I turned 16. In its upper left-hand corner was a black-and-white photo of a white man in a grey suit. Before him spread a cobblestone plaza. All you could see were the man and the stones. Its caption read, “He stood up alone and something happened.”
It was 1968. “He” was Minnesota Senator Eugene McCarthy.

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The White House Report on Supreme Court Reform Made a Glaring Omission

President Joe Biden’s commission on Supreme Court reform issued a preliminary report on Thursday calling for the high court’s replacement by a supreme revolutionary tribunal modeled after the Committee of Public Safety in revolutionary France. The tribunal, according to the commission, should be empowered to impose socialism upon the U.S. economy, mandate critical race theory in schools, and spread cancel culture to every corner of American society.
Just kidding. In reality, Biden’s commission on Supreme Court reform appears to be heading in a far more milquetoast direction.

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14 Democrat Attorneys General Demand Facebook Censor Dissidents More Than It Already Does

Fourteen attorneys general are demanding that Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg censor more posts and crack down on users who amplify content about COVID-19 that does not agree with the government’s narrative.
“While we appreciate the efforts your platforms have undertaken to address some elements of vaccine disinformation on your platforms, including connecting users with factual COVID-19 information, we believe Facebook itself is undermining these efforts by allowing such false or misleading statements to persist and spread,” their letter states.

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14 Democrat Attorneys General Demand Facebook Censor Dissidents More Than It Already Does

Fourteen attorneys general are demanding that Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg censor more posts and crack down on users who amplify content about COVID-19 that does not agree with the government’s narrative.
“While we appreciate the efforts your platforms have undertaken to address some elements of vaccine disinformation on your platforms, including connecting users with factual COVID-19 information, we believe Facebook itself is undermining these efforts by allowing such false or misleading statements to persist and spread,” their letter states.

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What is the NSBA, and why is it trying to shut down parents?

A special interest group unfamiliar to many outside education circles has prompted Washington to investigate parents who attend school board meetings.
Parents and policymakers should be asking what this group is, where it gets its money from, and if its members agree with intimidating families. The answers will surprise you.
Attorney General Merrick Garland’s thinly veiled threat to families and community members attending board meetings in town halls around the country did not originate from the Justice Department.

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