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  • Employer retaliation: Handling workplace harassment and discrimination.
    Employer retaliation: Handling workplace harassment and discrimination.
    Speaking out about mistreatment in the workplace could trigger negative reaction from the employer’s management team. Some areas of adverse action can be professional devaluation, giving a negative reference to a potential new employer,...
  • Lex talionis an eye for an eye
    Lex talionis an eye for an eye
    In Matthew 5:38 Jesus addressed a law that many have applied in retaliation, an eye for an eye. Legally, this is sometimes called the lex talionis. A vindictive understanding of that law is to trade bomb for bomb and life for life. This kind of...
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    Edgar Allan Poe’s theory of retaliation
    There are many drawbacks to living in a college town, but there is an upside too.One of the best things about living in a college town is the intellectual level of the conversations you can have with your neighbors. When your neighbors include a...
  • Nancy Pelosi
    Nancy Pelosi "Evolves" on Syria
    Yesterday, Nancy Pelosi called for Obama to take decisive action in Libya, but that has not always been the case. When she was Speaker of the House and Bush was president, Pelosi travelled to Syria and met with Assad to show that diplomacy is...
  • Assailants
    White teen savagely beaten on Florida school bus by purple people eaters
    When all was said and done, the 13-year-old victim of a brutal July 9 beating aboard a school bus in Pinellas County, Fla., had a broken arm and two black eyes.The three 15-year-old assailants who ganged up on him were under arrest, having been...
  • Supreme Court sides with employers
    Supreme Court sides with employers in two Title VII cases
    Employers across the across country may be getting a reprieve from record high numbers of discrimination and retaliation claims now that the Supreme Court finally decided two employment cases in favor of the employers on Monday, June 24, 2013...
  • Fleeing abuse in real time: Part XVII
    Fleeing abuse in real time: Part XVII
    Today's theme: How low can you go?As you might imagine, the stress from this entire ordeal has caused Mom MANY sleepless nights where all she can do is reflect on the events that have brought her and her family to this point, and I’m...
  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation
    Movie review: The new 'G.I. Joe' redeems the franchise but still badly misfires
    Whew. That was my first reaction to G.I. Joe: Retaliation (opening today), the sequel/re-boot to the horrible, childhood-memory destroying, offensive 2009 crap-heap, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.Disclaimer: There is no bigger fan of G.I. Joe than...
  • Fleeing abuse in real time: Meet Dad (Photos)
    Fleeing abuse in real time: Meet Dad (Photos)
    The best story I have about Dad is when we were waiting to be called into court back in 2009. Dad had walked away from us for a moment and was in his full army dress uniform looking very professional and impressingly authoritative, while I was...
  • Lisa Vanderpump
    ‘RHOBH’ star Lisa Vanderpump reveals whether she still supports Brandi Glanville
    “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Lisa Vanderpump has been standing by Brandi’s side throughout the last couple of episodes and even though Lisa wasn’t present at Kyle’s dinner party where she was attacked...
  • Mass Effect 3: Retaliation DLC
    Mass Effect 3: Retaliation free multiplayer add-on out today
    The latest DLC, entitled Retaliation, is available today for Bioware’s Mass Effect 3. Continuing the trend of the developer offering all multiplayer-based add-on content for the game at no additional charge, today’s DLC is also...
  • Mass Effect 3 Retaliation
    Free Mass Effect 3 DLC Oct. 9
    The largest DLC pack to date for Mass Effect 3 coming Oct. 9 and its free. The Retaliation pack will be coming out Oct. 9 for PS3/Xbox 360/PC in North America and Oct. 10 in Europe.The Retaliation pack will include a new enemy faction, class kits,...
  • Iran threatens Canada with 'swift retaliation'
    Iran threatens Canada with 'swift retaliation'
    Iran responded to Ottawa’s cutting of Diplomatic ties by threatening “swift retaliation.” On Friday, Canada closed its embassy in Tehran and gave Iranian diplomats five days to leave Canada.All 10 Canadian Embassy workers have...
  • G.I. Joe Retaliation
    G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation trailer hits the web
    Check out this cool new trailer for the upcoming G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation, the sequel to 2009's G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. In addition to stars from the first film returning, such as Channing Tatum, Ray Park and Lee Byung-hun, G.I. Joe 2 will...
  • Not the kind of "TRANSPARENCY" we had in mind
    Not the kind of “TRANSPARENCY” we had in mind
    As you get poked, groped and humiliated at the airport, it finally dawns on you – this is not the kind of “transparency” we had in mind. Average Americans are unwittingly becoming more transparent with each passing day.We&rsquo...