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Obama’s immigration goal: enrage Republicans

Maybe President Obama is just trolling? For those who don’t know, in Internet parlance, trolling is an effort to elicit outrage from a specific group or the public generally. As

What Obama’s Ferguson sermon left out

What Obama’s Ferguson sermon left out by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 In his 967-word statement to the nation about the Ferguson grand jury decision on Tuesday night, President Obama devoted precisely one sentence to the risks and sacrifices police officers make to keep the peace. One. Obama delivered a tepid, obligatory acknowledgement that […]

Please Stop Telling Me That All Lives Matter

When I say "Black lives matter," it is because this nation has a tendency to say otherwise. Racial discrimination does affect all minorities but police brutality, at such excessive rates, does not. A black person is killed extrajudicially every 28 hrs, and Black men between ages 19 and 25 are the group most at risk to be gunned down by police. Show More Summary

Rep. Peter King: It Would Be 'Very Helpful' If President Obama Invited Officer Wilson To The White House

Isn't this lovely? Peter King: President Obama should invite Officer Darren Wilson to the W.H.: Rep. Peter King has a suggestion for the White House in dealing with the latest developments in Ferguson — invite Officer Darren Wilson over. “I...Show More Summary

#Ferguson Mob Erupts Again – Police Car Flipped & Torched – Stores Looted (Video)

The protests were relatively peaceful tonight in Ferguson – except for those reporters who was robbed, carjacked and mugged. Woah!! #Ferguson Mob turns over another police car! — Jim Hoft (@gatewaypundit) November 26, 2014 That all changed around 10:00 … Continue reading ?

Open Thread - Whose Streets?

Gimme more and more of disoriented vision. The blood in the streets is the product of the system. They privatize the prison to profit that's the mission. The money from the poor feeds the one world religion. It's clear they want youShow More Summary

Darren Wilson Tells George Stephanopoulos Why He Shot Michael Brown

Darren Wilson explained that he believed his life was in jeopardy. “As I look back at him, all of a sudden punches start flying,” he told Stephanopoulos. “He threw the first one and it hit me in the upside of my face.” Wilson repeatedly referenced “Hulk Hogan” when describing how powerful Brown was. “He was [...]

Ferguson Protests Continue Tonight

I-35 closed in #Dallas as #Ferguson protesters march on highway. Live: @wfaachannel8 #mapoli — RightWingWatch Fan (@RWwatchMA) November 26, 2014 'You Are Promoting a Certain Narrative!'...Show More Summary

Ferguson: The Latest Manifestation of Systemic Racial Injustice

As someone who has served as a prosecutor, prison educator and criminal justice reform advocate, I can attest that the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, culminating in the district attorney's announcement on Monday night that theShow More Summary

Open thread for night owls. Johnson: What '60 Minutes' should have said about funding infrastructure

It's way past time to build a 21st Century infrastructure. Dave Johnson at the Campaign for America's Future writes Here’s What ’60 Minutes’ Should Have Reported About Infrastructure: “60 Minutes” ran a report Sunday, “Falling apart:...Show More Summary

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Sublime

The Ferguson verdict reminds me of a very similar situation that happened just over twenty years ago, this song summarizes what happened pretty well. What are you listening to tonight?

Tragedy in Ferguson: What Will it Take to Move Forward?

A Missouri grand jury elected not to indict Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who killed African American teenager Michael Brown in August of this year. Many are waiting to see if there will be any consequences at all for what happened and whether any reforms can reduce the likelihood of something like it happening again. Show More Summary

Economics Daily Digest: Wall Street's scams, food pantries at the brink, sharing economy

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Wall Street’s Taxpayer Scam: How Local Governments Get Fleeced — and So Do You...Show More Summary

Overnight Open Thread (11-25-2014)

Because I'm tired and lazy tonight. A Look Back at the 1992 LA Riots Someone on collected these videos of the riots in progress. A couple observations and notes: Fashion-wise it was still the 80s in 1992. Newscasters were.....

The IRS Scandal Rears Its Head

(John Hinderaker) The Obama Administration’s IRS scandal is multi-faceted. In addition to the persecution of conservative non-profits by Lois Lerner et al., the question has been percolating for some years whether Obama’s IRS has transferred confidential taxpayer information to Obama’s White House in violation of federal criminal laws. Show More Summary

Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

In a fiery opinion, Judge Carlton Reeves outlines the historic link between racial injustice and anti-gay discrimination. The post Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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