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Quarantine for Ebola Lifted in Liberia Slum

10 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

The president of Liberia had rejected the advice of Ebola experts in quarantining the West Point neighborhood, a move that resulted in deadly clashes.

Jeremy Renner Teases Possible Hawkeye Appearance in 'Captain America 3'!

Jeremy Renner points out photographs as he heads back to his car after grabbing lunch on Thursday (August 28) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 43-year-old actor recently revealed that he may be making an appearance in Captain America 3 as his beloved Avengers character Hawkeye. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jeremy Renner “There [...]

Why Liberians raided the Ebola clinic

“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 […]

Quarantining an entire Liberian slum to fight Ebola is a recipe for disaster

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

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 >>

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Odds: Pick, Preview

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

WEST POINT STUDY: ISIS Steadily Strengthening For The Past Four Years

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 ?

A Look Inside a Slum Cut Off by the Ebola Outbreak

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Quarantined West Point Residents Are Desperate for Food

Mothman Festival 2014

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.

We're Still at War: Photo of the Day for August 27, 2014

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)

Team USA's Klay Thompson Breaks Down the Skills That Make Him a Shooting Star

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

Gang of Black Men Attack White Man in Mississippi, Leaving Him Brain Damaged

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

Afghan Vet Beaten into a Coma in Mike Brown Revenge Attack

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

Jackie Robinson West livin' large on big stage

3 days agoSports : Globetrotting

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.

Who Fired Live Rounds in West Point? The Answer Matters for Liberians

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

Arrest Made in #MikeBrown Revenge Attack That Put US Marine in Hospital

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 ?

Live Blogging: 2014 Emmys

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

Cornel West: Al Sharpton Is 'Low-Quality' Leadership, Lacks Integrity

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

The Fake Disillusionment Con

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 […]

MIKE BROWN REVENGE ATTACK: US Marine Severely Injured After Racially Motivated Beating

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 ?

Mississippi Man Beaten Into A Coma Outside A Diner Deemed “Not Safe For Whites”

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

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