Anybody out there still think the Detroit police chief was wrong to urge citizens to arm themselves?
Hooray for Hoosier Dr, Kent Brantly and his recovery from ebola. One reason given for returning him and his fellow medical missionary to the U.S. was that they'd get far better treatment here and would thus have a better chance of survival. Well, guess what:
So, Eric Holder goes to Ferguson and tells stories about all the times he was racially profiled and then :
The attorney general said Wednesday that he understands why many black Americans do not trust police and that he has experienced many of the same frustrations.
Well, if the kids in school need a break from the control freaks implementing zero-tolerance policies, they can at least escape for a few minutes a day at recess: Oh, wait . . .
Recess is a time for kids to run free -- unless they attend Fayette Central Elementary school in Connersville, Indiana.
I'm not going to watch the video of American journalist James Foley being beheaded. At one time in my life, I probably would have, giving some justification about "needing to see what evil looks like," but in reality just indulging in the ghoulish voyeurism of the young. Today, I don't need to be reminded of what evil looks like; we've experienced too much of it to not recognize it.
Isn't the first sentence of this Associated Press story just precious?
INDIANAPOLIS - Loretta Rush was formally sworn in Monday as Indiana's first female chief justice, but her gender hardly was mentioned during the ceremony.
Mitch Daniels, just starting his second year as Purdue president, is winning praise from several quarters for his innovations there:
. . . many thought it was an odd match to have the famously conservative (especially fiscally) governor at the helm of a university. The move sparked a few protests from former students and wariness from faculty, many of whom were colorful with their predictions of doom.
Did the Supreme Court already settle the gay marriage issue, way back in 1972?
A whole lot of judges who are being asked to decide whether states may ban same-sex couples from marrying think the Supreme Court clearly gave them the answer last year: no.
Mayor Tom Henry has had plenty of good ideas. But he had one very bad idea when he flirted with trying to get a casino here as an economic development tool. Casinos do not develop the local economy. In fact, building one is about the fastest way to wreck a local economy:
From the "some of us more equal than others" school of journalism comes this Tweet by one Stefan Becket, the poltics editor at .Mic, about two reporter getting arrested at the scene of unrest in Ferguson, Mo.:
Reporters are granted a privilege by the Constitution. Like it or not, their rights being violated rise about that of an average citizen's.