The president of Liberia had rejected the advice of Ebola experts in quarantining the West Point neighborhood, a move that resulted in deadly clashes.
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“No Ebola in West Point” was the reported cry of the local crowd that attacked a quarantine center and freed patients in a township near Liberia’s capital. Their words signaled skepticism toward the Liberian government and disbelief in the spread of the Ebola virus. Continue reading... Your patients are rating you online: How to […]
As the Ebola outbreak spread beyond its control, the Liberian government took the extraordinary step last week of quarantining the entire slum of West Point, an area near the capital of Monrovia, with barbed wire and wooden barricades. With 70,000 people trapped, rioting ensued. A teenager died after he was shot by troops enforcing the cordon. Read full article >>
The Alabama Crimson Tide opened the past two seasons with blowout victories over Michigan and Virginia Tech, covering big point spreads on both occasions. Bama will try to do it again when it opens this 2014 season against the West Virginia...Show More Summary
In January, President Obama called ISIS an al-Qaeda “jayvee team” and blamed the spread of the group on “alienated” populations. In July TGP reported that President Obama knew about ISIS and the United States had been closely tracking the al-Qaeda spinoff … Continue reading ?
Quarantined West Point Residents Are Desperate for Food
In case you're around and want to come along, I'll be speaking at the annual Mothman Festival in Point Pleasant, West Virginia on the weekend of Sept 20-21.
The Class of 2015 at West Point receive their class rings as they enter their final academic year. (US Army Photos by John Pellino/ USMA DPTMS VI)
After a spirited practice at the United States Military Academy at West Point last week, Warriors sharp-shooter Klay Thompson had enough energy to break down a player far less crucial to Team USA's hopes in Spain—mine. "I see you," Thompson said in assessing this writer's shooting form. Show More Summary
A white, former Marine was badly beaten and possibly left with brain damage by a crowd of racial epithet-yelling African Americans at an all night restaurant near West Point, Mississippi apparently in retaliation for the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown. Show More Summary
Ralph Weens IV just wanted to eat at the Waffle House, but when he got in an argument with people who were angry over the Mike Borown shooting. While he left for the Huddle House, a crowd of 20 people followed him: West Point policeShow More Summary
This year's Little League World Series might be remembered as a turning point in the 75-year-history of the event, thanks in no small part to the performances of Jackie Robinson West and Pennsylvania's Mo'ne Davis.
Liberian National Police and Armed Forced of Liberia at the Bomi County Checkpoint Let's be clear -- the police are not the same entity as the military. The situation in Ferguson, MO in the United States has demonstrated that very fact, as the National Guard, was called in on August 18. Show More Summary
Courtez McMillian, 22, is facing aggravated assault charges, West Point police say. (WAPT) Ralph Weems IV, a Marine who had served in Iraq, was reported in fair condition at a Tupelo hospital Sunday after a brutal beating outside a Huddle … Continue reading ?
It's the 66th annual Emmy Awards and there are some big changes. The show is broadcast live on the West Coast, with Seth Meyers as the host. GLAAD points out that "..this year's Emmy nominees included openly gay actors Jim Parsons, Jesse...Show More Summary
Left-wing Professor Cornel West blasted Al Sharpton, reportedly the White House's point person in Ferguson, Missouri, for his lack of integrity and Obama cheerleading. "When you say the name Al Sharpton, the word integrity does not come to mind," West told Salon. Show More Summary
Shorter Thomas Frank and Cornel West: I’m going to pretend to be deeply disillusioned that Obama didn’t turn out to be the Scandinavian social democrat there was absolutely no evidence he was. There’s not much point in dwelling in the individual arguments, which are the same lazy ones Frank has been making repeatedly in his […]
On August 9, 2014, 18 year-old Mike Brown was shot dead by an injured police officer in Ferguson, Missouri after robbing a local convenience store. On Sunday, Ralph Weens IV, was beaten in West Point, Mississippi. Weens was warned that … Continue reading ?
We know it’s fed up, but y’all gotta keep cool… Mississippi Man In A Coma After Attacked By Mob Angry Over Mike Brown Murder Via NOLA West Point police said a man received life-threatening injuries in what they are