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MICHAEL BARONE: Would black voter turnout matter in key Senate races? Jonathan Martin of the New…

MICHAEL BARONE: Would black voter turnout matter in key Senate races? Jonathan Martin of the New York Times reports on how Democratic Party strategists are hoping to maximize black turnout in order to preserve their Senate majority. One might question whether this really counts as news, given that black Americans have been voting overwhelmingly Democratic [...]

Jackie Brown: The best Tarantino film?

Although I hate to admit it, there is a good chance that Quentin Tarantino is my favourite director. The film snob in me would love to say it’s Francis Ford Coppola or Martin Scorsese but the truth is that, apart from The Godfather films, none of those great directors’ projects feel as fun to watch [...]

Florida Man Fatally Shoots 3 Relatives; Struck By Car When He Tries Fourth Murder

George Mason, III was accidentally hit by a truck when he was trying to kill off his family. He shot three dead and was about to shoot a fourth. Mason III, 42, is clinging to life after being struck in the middle of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in the town of Brooksville as he [...]

Update on “Suicide” of Handcuffed Man in LA

Benjamin Crump, the attorney representing the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, is calling for the Feds to investigate the “suicide” of Victor White, saying the explanation by the Louisiana authorities “fundamentally defies all logic.”

Time for an Arab NATO?

Last week, General Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, stated that ISIL/ISIS, "will only be defeated when we have a coalition in the region that takes on the task of defeating ISIS over time." This is why actions takenShow More Summary

Black America’s tragic challenge: How do you explain racism to your son?

The deaths of Trayvon Martin and Mike Brown force black parents to teach their children simply how to stay alive

(Un)happy Labor Day

by Dish Staff Is the American labor movement “friendless”? Roger Martin reflects on its unpopularity in partisan politics: A key marker occurred in 1992 when President Bill Clinton signed into law a tax change that allowed only the first $1 million in CEO compensation to be deducted for corporate income tax purposes. It was supposed […]

When can you legally use a gun against an unarmed person?

Legally, it doesn't matter that both Mike Brown and Trayvon Martin were "unarmed" when shot to death.

Jihadism is a religion of death

David Martin Jones says jihadism is not “alienation” but celebration, and we should stop blaming ourselves:

Japan Buying F-35 Stealth Fighters

Japan's Ministry of Defense plans to seek funding for the purchase of six F-35 stealth fighter jets from Lockheed Martin in next fiscal year's budget to strengthen defense of remote southwestern islands against China, which has grown increasingly assertive at sea and in the air. Show More Summary

Is There Enough Oxygen For Joe Biden?

Why must all the 2016 talk center on Hillary Clinton. Vice President Biden is a worthy contender, as is Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley.  Both are headed for New Hampshire. Biden will be joined at the Wednesday event in Portsmouth by members of Congress, the White House said in a statement. The attendees at the event [...]

Friday Morning Open Thread: History

200,000 March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream, 51 years ago today. — NYT Archives (@NYTArchives) August 28, 2014 Adam Gopnik, in the New Yorker, “Does It Help to Know History?“: … [T]he best argument for reading history is not that it will show us the right thing to do [Read more...]

Awful! Progressives ATTACK & POST PHOTOS of Black Conservative’s Children Over #Ferguson Stance

Black conservative Martin Baker attended a rally in support of Officer Darren Wilson. Now he is being viciously attacked. Over the past two weeks the level of vitriol from the left has escalated against Martin, Martin is used to the … Continue reading ?

Who's Next as the Top Cop at the Global Fund?

Just recently, Martin O'Malley, the third Inspector General in three years at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, announced he would step down in December, cutting short a six-year commitment to the quasi-private,...Show More Summary

Fox Reporter Invents Flip-Flop To Suggest Obama Forced Military To Downplay Islamic State Threat

Fox News' chief White House correspondent Ed Henry misrepresented comments by chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey to baselessly suggest the White House forced Dempsey to downplay the threat of the extremist group known as the Islamic State. Show More Summary

O’Malley moving political staff into South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina (CNN) - As he builds support for a possible Democratic presidential bid, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is dispatching political staffers to work on two key races in South Carolina this fall, sources familiar with the moves told CNN. The Washington Post reported Monday that O’Malley was sending “more than two dozen” staffers […]

White Tiger Legend: One Man DIY Animates Equivalent Of $80m Movie

Kory Martin Juul is a one-man movie making machine. For the past four years, Juul, a Hollywood visual effects artist – whose screen credits include "Avatar" and films in the "Lord of the Rings," "Star Wars" and "Matrix" series – has almost single-handedly animated a Pixar-style feature film called "White Tiger Legend." It required him to…

Obama’s Mentor on Mike Brown Shooting: “Just Like” MLK Assassination (Video)

Professor Charles Ogletree, a legal scholar who taught President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama during their time in Cambridge, described the Mike Brown shooting as being, “Just like the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” “This reminds us … Continue reading ?

#Ferguson. Missouri. America. Where Do We Go From Here?

I did not want to come Ferguson. I avoided it for two weeks, from the moment I heard the news of Michael Brown's horrific death. I had been down this road many times before. Trayvon Martin, Sean Bell, Oscar Grant, Amadou Diallo, Yusuf Hawkins, Michael Griffith and other Black males killed either by a police department or White male or mob. Show More Summary

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