RACE BAITING + ENTITLEMENT = VERY ANGRY PEOPLE: Vester Flanagan Threatened Coworkers, Played the Race Card for Years. Vester Lee Flanagan claimed in a suicide note Wednesday that June’s massacre of black parishioners at a South Carolina church was “the tipping point” that sent him on the path to murdering two journalists on live television Wednesday. But […]
A Storytime Note from Fatty: Tonight at 6pm PT / 9pm ET, Rebecca Rusch (the Queen of Pain) and I are getting together for a video chat about how the Leadville 100 went. This one’s going to be a little different than the webinars we’ve done, because it’s really nothing but stories — both ours and [...]
Who understands race better than these guys? Noted race expert Rand Paul chatted with fellow race expert Sean Hannity the other night, and the senator from Kentucky had some terrific advice for Black Lives Matter, for which its leaders will no doubt be sending him an Edible Arrangement to express their gratitude. Show More Summary
Pollsters noted that while Clinton and Trump lead their respective party nomination races the two candidates also have the lowest overall favorability ratings in regard for honesty and trustworthiness. He added, “In head-to-head matchups against the three leading contenders for the Republican nomination, he runs as well or slightly better than she does”. About 56%
In the aftermath of today's latest tragic shooting of two Virginia reporters which was both caught live on tape the deceased cameraman's tape, and in a video clip uploaded by the alleged shooter who has since also passed away, the question asked by everyone is why did what he did. Show More Summary
A “Join me Tomorrow Night” Note from Fatty: Rebecca Rusch and I are getting together this Thursday evening (7pm MDT) for a video chat about how the Leadville 100 went. We’ll be talking about how well we took our own advice, hearing from Reba about what it was like to race with Matthew Dewitt of [...]
A couple of weeks ago, Hillary Clinton showed she is a cynic when she told a group of Black Lives Matter activists in a videotaped meeting: "I don't believe you change hearts," adding "I believe you change laws, you change allocation...Show More Summary
Most of us take note of another person's race. We check it off almost automatically, and we do it based on looks. But blind people can't make such snap visual judgments. New research suggests that how they attribute race offers someShow More Summary
It concludes with a note on race and party: In 2014, the first election since 1965 without the preclearance protections of the Voting Rights Act, voters in 14 states faced new voting restrictions adopted by mostly Republican legislatures, including a … Continue reading ?
If ease of use is what ultimately wins the streaming music race, iHeartRadio just pulled ahead with the addition of an extension for Google's Chrome browser that lets you multitask and control your listening without having to navigate away from what’s on your screen. While there are third party extensions...
``The doubling of student debt since the recession, to $1.19 trillion, has stoked a national discussion over how to rein in college costs and debt and is becoming a major issue in the 2016 presidential race. Little noted in the outcry...Show More Summary
The Galaxy Note 5 has shipped to some customers, but will arrive in stores on Friday. Despite rumors to the contrary, Phone Arena, in their near-perfect review of the device, says that the Note 5 clearly races over the Note 4. “The Note...Show More Summary
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(Steven Hayward) Last month I noted the case a few diehards were making that Al Gore should get into the 2016 race. Well, guess what, mom? Al Gore Insiders “Figuring Out If There’s A Path” For Him To Run Supporters of Al Gore have begun...Show More Summary
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Editor’s note: In the third installment of the four-part series After the Fire, The Root looks at how the social-justice movement—on- and offline—is influencing the presidential race for 2016. Did your candidate say, “Black lives matter”? After the Fire was reported and written by Associate Editor Danielle C. Belton. Illustration by Jada Prather. Read Part 1 and Part 2.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) is a two-term governor hoping you'll pick him out of a field of 16 other Republicans in the race for the White House. Get to know your candidate here. Note: ALL candidates have been offered the chance to Guest Skimm. Show More Summary
The Kansas City Royals are a stone-cold lock to win the American League Central, but the rest of baseball's division and wild-card races are still far from determined. As Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times noted, while the RoyalsShow More Summary
Trump vs. Megyn Kelly but not on Fox. Bernie Sanders in LA today. Amazing ratings for GOP debate but not "True Detective." James Poniewozik to NYT TV beat. Drone racing. And more.
This blogaround brought to you by chocolate.Recommended Reading:Kenrya: [Content Note: Racism] President Obama 'Feels Great Urgency’ to Tackle Race Issues While in OfficeKyler: [CN: Transphobia] Scott Walker Says He 'Wouldn't Change'...Show More Summary