While we have not been a fan of how any level of government has handed the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting, tonight’s presentation by St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch was relentlessly methodical in […]
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The mother of a Chicago teenager doesn’t buy the reason that police officers say they shot her son: Chicago police officers said they had no choice but to shoot a teenager after shots were fired […]
During his speech at the 50th anniversary celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech in Washington D.C. Wednesday, former President Bill Clinton implied it was easier to buy an ‘assault […]
The “thrill kill” shooting death of Australian jogger Chris Lane in Oklahoma has sparked outrage, sadness and confusion. Unsurprisingly, CNN host Piers Morgan used the shooting to push for more gun control. When an innocent […]
Ayo Kimathi is an employee at the Department of Homeland Security. His job description? Purchasing ammunition and weapons. He’s also the owner of waronthehorizon.com, a website dedicated to advocating the murder of white people. He’s […]
While the New York City mayor has declined so far to endorse any of the candidates, Republican or Democrat, currently in contention to replace him, that doesn’t mean he’s without his favorites.The New Yorker’s Ken Auletta […]
Heartbreaking. If we had to sum up the situation in a word, that’d come the closest. Though even “heartbreaking” fails to adequately convey the conditions our service members are facing. This story was brought to […]
An overwhelming number of Florida legislators have rejected a call for a special session to repeal the state’s “stand your ground” law. According to an Associated Press report from Tallahassee, the Department of State on […]
MSNBC analyst: Why do gun-rights fans cite the Second Amendment given the neo-confederate thread among them?
Via the Corner. In her defense, I believe MSNBC contributors are contractually required to use the word “neo-confederate” to describe right-wingers at least three times a year. (Kidding. I hope.) Her point here, I think, goes […]
In a landmark decision involving two class-action lawsuits handed down Aug. 12, a federal court found the New York City Police Department’s highly controversial “stop-and-frisk” policy unconstitutional as practiced on at least two grounds. TGM […]