Freddie Gray being loaded into a van by Baltimore Police
On April 12th, six Baltimore police officers assaulted Freddie Gray and took him on something I'll admit I've never heard of ...
Talk about turning some damning news into a ray of sunshine.
Several of them, if you count the number of frenetic Tweets.
First the crux of the "bad news" for Chris Christie announced today ... ...
TPM has someone in the courthouse in Newark relaying the events.
Link if you want the news straight from them.
The headline item: David Wildstein is pleading guilty to and factual claims he is ...
The NY Times is [reporting http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/02/nyregion/christie-ally-expected-to-plead-guilty-in-george-washington-bridge-lane-closing-case.html?_r=0] that three figures in the George ...
Mother Jones magazine reported that police actions triggered the riot.
It was only a two-minute drive between the police station and where Freddie Gray was arrested. Why, then, did it take 30 minutes?
So many egregious ...
Story by Pamela Hess, UPI Pentagon Correspondent [not The Onion ]
Rumsfeld: Looting is transition to freedom
[F]reedom's untidy. And free people are free to make mistakes and commit crimes and do ...
Thirty-five years ago, babies born in the U.S. had an infant mortality rate equal to Germany. Today, American babies die at twice the rate of those in Germany.
Thirty-five years ago, the U.S. ...
Sometimes I feel like I live in a far-off land caught in a time warp. In Orion Magazine James Krupa writes with eloquence and humor about one of the toughest jobs in 21st Century America: teaching ...
I had a request to do a diary about entertainers who served in the military. Turns out it wasn't as easy as I thought.
This is in no way a comprehensive list. There were just too many to work with. ...