The right's response to the riots in Baltimore shows how riots can seize the attention of those who otherwise can't be bothered.
Cross posted from Pruning Shears .
I live in the rural Midwest. Agriculture is the dominant activity, and most folks live in small towns. In many respects, it is a good place to live. People are mostly decent and hard working. ...
is the title of this short piece by Eugene Robinson in the Post Partisan section of the Washington Post .
Robinson reminds us that the entire incident reeks of racial bias.
Gray was on a street ...
Almost every day on Facebook, Twitter, or some other social media, I see a conservative ranting away with how the Republican Party is the party of, ahem, “good Christian values”
On Friday morning, Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that the death of Freddie Gray has been ruled a homicide and that criminal charges will be pursued.
A serious defeat for FL Governor Rick Scott. The Miami Herald has the breaking news
In a major defeat for Gov. Rick Scott, a California judge on Thursday ordered Google to turn over the computer IP ...
Mother Jones magazine reported that police actions triggered the riot.
Jon Stewart unleashes on the situation in Baltimore.
Jon Stewart came out punching Tuesday night, in defense of the citizens of Baltimore. Full clip and transcript is below the fold.
There have been a lot of really jaw-dropping questions asked lately. Many times they're asked in the face of the actual answers already being stated. Questions like, "If you're angry at [X], why are ...
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 ...