We Have To Ban Hammers!
I’m just taking a page out of the songbook of the Brady Campaign and the rest of the leftist gun-grabbers out there. Public service notice for the humor deficient, there is sarcasm in this article. Yesterday, on the Lord’s Day of all days, a man was beaten to death with hammers. Police said [Zemir] Begic was in his vehicle about 1:15 a.m. in the 4200 | Read More »
BREAKING: Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Resigns
This just crossed my desk: The police officer who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department. Darren Wilson, who has been on administrative leave since the August shooting, announced his resignation effective immediately on Saturday, one of his attorneys told the Associated Press. The announcement comes days after a local prosecutor announced that a grand jury would not seek charges | Read More »
Big Business May Pull Obamacare Support
Seems it’s time for another winter of discontent about Obamacare. Leading U.S. CEOs, angered by the Obama administration’s challenge to certain “workplace wellness” programs, are threatening to side with anti-Obamacare forces unless the government backs off, according to people familiar with the matter. Major U.S. corporations have broadly supported President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform despite concerns over several of its elements, largely because it included | Read More »
President Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation
Promoted from the diaries by Jake It’s a tradition of mine to re-read the first Presidential proclamation declaring a day of Thanksgiving, so I figured I’d share with all of you. The proclamation was actually written by SecState William H. Seward, and is in his handwriting. Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that | Read More »
BREAKING: No Indictment in Ferguson
This just in to the CW News Desk (yes, I’m being a little silly, but this news is completely serious). Officer Darren Wilson will not face indictment in the death of Michael Brown. Police Officer Darren Wilson — the suburban St. Louis patrolman who killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown in early August – will not face criminal charges in the controversial shooting death, a grand | Read More »
Remember When an Imperial Presidency was a Bad Thing?
Travel with me, dear reader, back in time to the years of the Presidency of one George W. Bush. For Common Core graduates, that’s 2001-2009. Take a look at the media from that time. You find headlines describing Mr. Bush as an “imperial president” quite frequently, in both major newspapers and various online forums, such as TruthOut and Socyberty. There were even at least two | Read More »
AG Holder Urging Police Restraint in Ferguson
No, that headline isn’t a typo. Holder is urging the police to be restrained when the Ferguson grand jury delivers its decision, which is expected to be exoneration of Darren Wilson. Before a decision by a St. Louis County grand jury weighing the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager by a police officer, Attorney General Eric Holder urged law enforcement authorities Friday to minimize the | Read More »
Obama Adviser Al Sharpton has Over $4.5 Million in Unpaid Taxes
When even the New York Times notices a tax problem with a leftist fixture like Al Sharpton, you know something is really wrong. Mr. Sharpton has regularly sidestepped the sorts of obligations most people see as inevitable, like taxes, rent and other bills. Records reviewed by The New York Times show more than $4.5 million in current state and federal tax liens against him and | Read More »