The New York Times is drawing criticism for its description of Michael Brown, the unarmed teen gunned down by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson–and with good reason. According to the Times, Michael Brown, 18, due to be buried on Monday, was no angel, with public records and interviews with friends and family revealing both problems […]
Comedian John Oliver devoted a large chunk of his HBO show Last Week Tonight on Sunday to the ongoing abuses by police in Ferguson, Missouri. Much of Oliver’s scathing critic was focused in a poignant 15-minute monologue on the militarization of local police departments across the United States. Oliver’s critique of Ferguson police abuses was partially due […]
The United States tortured detainees captured after the September 11,2001 attacks, according to a statement made by President Obama on Friday. In language that proved some of his most direct comments to date about the controversial CIA interrogation practices which he banned after taking office, the president candidly admitted: “We tortured some folks.” The comments […]
In Tallassee, Alabama, an organization affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan has been stepping up their leaving recruitment efforts. Residents aren’t exactly forming lines to sign up. But the Imperial Wizard Frank Ancona, the head of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, confirmed this week that the fliers residents have found all […]
Why Is The Department of Agriculture Buying Submachine Guns, ‘Night Sights’ and High-Capacity Magazines?
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is the last federal agency that we might expect to be stocking up on machine guns, ammunition and high capacity magazines. But that is exactly what they have been doing. In a solicitation which was posted on the website for the United States Federal Business Opportunities website back on May […]