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Ferguson Activist: We’re Telling People To Shop at Black-Owned Businesses on Black Friday

Friday on MSNBC, Ferguson activist John Gaskin called for blacks to only shop at black-owned business in protest of the grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting Michael Brown. Gaskin...Show More Summary

Even a beleaguered president loves the perks of office

With President Barack Obama giddily professing his love for Meryl Streep as he fastened the Presidential Medal of Freedom around the famous actress's neck, we wondered what other perks of office this president enjoys.


WELL, THEY HAVE TO BE WORRIED ABOUT RE-ELECTION. OBAMA DOESN’T. Tensions flare between Senate Democrats, White House. Criticism of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law by a top Senate Democrat this week laid bare post-election tensions that could pose challenges for the party in upcoming fights with Republicans over taxes, energy and immigration. In a […]

Red State Editor: ‘I’d Have Shot Mike Brown Right In His Face’

Red State contributing editor Ben Howe took to his Twitter account to weigh in on the Grand Jury’s decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson after shooting down unarmed teenager Michael Brown.   Also, Howe wants you to know that he’s a tough guy. Talking Points Memo reports, ‘The conservative editor’s takeaway on [...]

In Ferguson, Witness Intimidation, Lying by 'Community of Color'

On Monday night, after the release of the grand jury verdict rejecting indictment of Officer Darren Wilson in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of 18-year-old black man Michael Brown, President Obama took to the microphones. “We need to recognize that this is not just an issue for Ferguson, this is an issue for America,” he said. Show More Summary

Updated List: Who Will Replace Chuck Hagel?

Two potential candidates considered top picks to succeed Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel now have bowed out of consideration, leading to the emergence of additional names of possible nominees.

World View: Russia and Venezuela on Their Knees with Oil Prices Plunging

This morning's key headlines from Oil prices crash after OPEC meeting ends in discord Oil price plunge pressures budgets of oil exporting countries Russia and Venezuela on their knees with oil prices plunging...Show More Summary

Joni Mitchell Nixed Biopic After Hearing Taylor Swift Was Set To Play Her

Folk legend and singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was set to be the centerpiece of a 2012 biopic about her career but pulled the plug on the project after hearing Taylor Swift was involved. In a recent interview with The Sunday Times, Mitchell shed light on plans for a film adaptation of Sheila Weller’s book titled Girls Like Us. Show More Summary

Obama Thanksgiving: Six Kinds of Pie

The White House released the menu of President Obama’s Thanksgiving menu as he dined with his family at the White House. The dessert menu included six kinds of pie: banana cream pie, coconut cream pie, pumpkin pie, apple pie, pecan pie, and cherry pie. Show More Summary

5 friends, hiking in New Jersey, followed by a bear. 4 get away, and the bear kills one. Why is that one killed?

This question will cause many people to think of the old joke with the punchline "I don't need to run faster than the bear: I only need to run faster than you." That is, you might think that the young man who got killed by the bear was...Show More Summary

MILO YIANNOPOULOS: An Open Letter to Bloomberg’s Sheelah Kolhatkar, on the Delicate Matter of Anita…

MILO YIANNOPOULOS: An Open Letter to Bloomberg’s Sheelah Kolhatkar, on the Delicate Matter of Anita Sarkeesian. “Dear Sheelah Kolhatkar: Yesterday, my attention was drawn to your extraordinary profile of video game critic Anita Sarkeesian, which is to be a cover story in Bloomberg Businessweek. On Twitter I intemperately called it a ‘grotesquely shoddy work of […]

Pharrell Williams Accuses Michael Brown of 'Bully-ish' Behavior: 'He Was Asking for Trouble'

One week prior to a Ferguson, Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, singer Pharrell Williams told Ebony Magazine that the teenager exhibited “bully-ish” behavior. Williams,...Show More Summary

12-Year Old Tamir Rice Never Had A Chance To Avoid Execution

Tamir Rice never had a chance to run. He never had a chance to put his hands up and surrender. He was gunned down in cold blood without warning, as shown on the video above. He was twelve years old, he had a toy gun that shot rubberShow More Summary

Obama Builds Environmental Legacy with 1970 Law

President Obama could leave office with the most aggressive, far-reaching environmental legacy of any occupant of the White House. Yet it is very possible that not a single major environmental law will have passed during his two terms in Washington. Show More Summary


HMM. WHAT DOES THIS SAY ABOUT BARACK OBAMA’S PRESIDENCY? Elizabeth Drew: The Firing of Chuck Hagel. While I had come to admire Hagel as a thoughtful man, there’s a question of whether anyone can make the leap from a senator’s office—with an average staff size of 34 people, to the Pentagon, the world’s largest institution, […]

Russell Brand Bashes Bi-Racial Grand Jury After Darren Wilson Walks (Video)

Comedian(?) Russell Brand attacked St. Louis County grand jury after no charges were filed against Officer Darren Wilson. Of course, Brand does not mention that seven black witnesses corroborated Darren Wilson’s story or that a bi-racial jury found him innocent. … Continue reading ?

How the Civil War Created Thanksgiving

[W]hat had been a New England seasonal holiday became more of a "national" celebration only during the Civil War, with Lincoln's proclamation calling for "a day of thanksgiving" in 1863. His Oct. 3, 1863, proclamation read: "In the midst of a civil war of unequaled magnitude and severity... Show More Summary

White People Told to “Refrain from Taking Up Space” at Toronto #MikeBrown Rally

White people were told to “refrain from taking up space in all ways possible” at the Toronto Mike Brown rally. Because hating whitey is always allowed – And never is racist– Toronto protestors shouting in unison against racial profiling and … Continue reading ?

Roseanne Barr Twitter Meltdown: Tweets Mutilated Face, Blames Bill Cosby

Controversial comedienne and actress Roseanne Barr, infamous for pushing jokes beyond the limits of decency, tweeted a photo of her mutilated face early Wednesday, insinuating she had “tussled” with Bill Cosby. Barr’s joke apparently wasn’t as well received as she’d hoped, and the tweet was soon deleted. Show More Summary

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