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Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one” - A.J. Liebling My father Bob Wilson took this to heart, and bought one and started his own newspaper, the Prairie Post of Maroa, ...
by Prairie Post
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 05:16 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Below is a Facebook post by a student of mine at a NYC High School in the 1980's. He was the outstanding student in the class, which was a course in Criminal Law. Somewhat ironically, in light of ...
by Bethesda 1971
Comment Count 32 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 02:57 PM PST with 108 Recommends
So I see that has-beens Rudy Giuliani and former New York Governor George Pataki have joined New York Patrolman's Benevolent Association head Patrick Lynch and the rest of the hate-filled chorus of ...
by tgnyc
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 03:35 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Well, that didn’t take long. Within hours of two New York City police officers being shot as they sat in a squad car, Republicans started blaming — President Obama and other Democrats.
by Molly Weasley
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 12:03 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Listen, we know that the human brain isn't fully developed until around age 25 or so. And we know that teenage and college ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 276 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 10:41 AM PST with 51 Recommends
Richmond police chief a prominent participant in protest against police ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 04:33 PM PST with 36 Recommends
My son, who is more eloquent than I will ever be, posted this essay/rant on Facebook. He has allowed me to share it here. I am so proud of this kid. The author of the following is Ian Barclay, who ...
by Abarclay13
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 06:11 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Seriously? No indictment from the Staten Island grand jury on the cop killing Eric Garner? It’s on camera. The police say the choke hold was illegal. Forensics said it’s a homicide. Cops ...
by claytoonz
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 11:33 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Provocative title, I know. It is taken from a John Travolta movie that was released in the mid-'90s, which likely took its title from the Rudyard Kipling poem of the same name. ...
by Mark E Andersen
Comment Count 81 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 01:00 PM PST with 54 Recommends
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by claytoonz
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 11:01 AM PST with 23 Recommends
On November 25th 2014 a grand jury in Missouri stated that it would not seek an indictment against white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. ...
by GirlMedic
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 09:59 AM PST with 58 Recommends
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by claytoonz
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 06:22 AM PST with 20 Recommends
This is a cross-post from my blog at Societas Eruditorum North America : Last night, the city of Ferguson, Missouri burned after a Grand Jury failed to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting ...
by weathertop
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2014 at 07:52 AM PST with 7 Recommends
If it can be decided that Michael Brown was deserving to be shot when he hasn’t been tried or cross examined ...
by claytoonz
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2014 at 10:52 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The meeting starts and everyone around me instinctively stands up and faces towards the front of the room. It takes me a couple seconds to realize they've all angled themselves towards the American ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 157 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 10:16 PM PST with 234 Recommends
Charles Dickens was the first popular progressive known throughout the world and may be the most popular progressive who ever lived. It is well known that Dickens affected change in debtor's ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 09:18 PM PST with 32 Recommends
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by claytoonz
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 04:12 PM PST with 7 Recommends
America, it's about time we had this talk.
by WriterRedmon
Comment Count 94 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 05:24 PM PST with 31 Recommends
I haven't published here in ages, and I mean AGES. I have been unemployed for almost five years, despite working my ass off and getting three degrees with a small child. I'm 45, black, female, and ...
by Carlo408
Comment Count 176 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:09 AM PST with 185 Recommends
SO, WHO ARE THESE COPS WE KEEP HEARING ABOUT? A disclaimer: I am not a cop. I don't even play one on TV. Having said that, I do know a little something about law enforcement. I even have ...
by FIDOUGHERTY
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 11:12 AM PDT with 6 Recommends