More information is coming to light in the case of Arkansas state Rep. Justin Harris and his adoption and eventual "rehoming" of three sibling girls.
The Arkansas Times reported last week that ...
In a strange twist of events in this golden age of post-racism, a group of young, white racists dressed to the nines in Oklahoma—the same state that gave us the "Senator with the Snowball" —sang ...
It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes. And John Lewis is one of my heroes.
Now, I have to imagine that when a younger John Lewis woke up that ...
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 27, 2015
Statement by the President on the Passing of Leonard Nimoy
Long before being nerdy was cool, there was ...
So long, Spock.
My folks came to U.S. as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens. I was born in Boston, a citizen, went to Hollywood and became an alien. - Leonard ...
A governor doing his job
When Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton took office in 2011, Minnesota had more than a $6 billion dollar deficit and an unemployment rate of 7%. Today, Minnesota's ...
"This is a self-inflicted crisis, made up by the Republicans. It is dangerous, it is the height of irresponsibility, and it's unnecessary."-Barbara Boxer, February 24, 2015 (regarding ...
Moving on from his racist musings regarding blacks and crime, Rudy Giuliani has accused President Obama of not loving his country. And blaming it, at least in part, on his upbringing. But New York ...
Fox and right-wing nut jobs are apoplectic!
President Obama made a video with BuzzFeed on Thursday to promote healthcare.gov. In it, he vamps in front of a mirror, draws a picture of his "crush" (...
3rd UPDATE: : Since this diary is still on the rec list, I would be remiss if I failed to mention the previous diary by Jud Lounsberry, Myth Busting Scott Walker's "Outstanding Teacher of the Year" ...