Boehner2 Culture

Boehner on Freddie Gray: If Charges True, “It’s Outrageous and It’s Unacceptable”

Republican House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke out on the case of the April 19th police related death of Freddie Gray, 25, of Baltimore on Meet the Press this morning (5/3/15). Chuck Todd: ”Do you believe we’re in a national crisis when it comes to the relationship between African Americans and law enforcement?” “I do. I […]

bill-hill Culture

Bill Trips Up Hill By Not Admitting His Crime Bill Was a Disaster

847,000 t0 1.3 million Behind Bars in America.  When President Clinton entered office there were 847,000.  When he left office there were 1.3 million.  That’s the legacy of the Clinton Crime Bill.  And that legacy, which includes $9 billion for prisons, is what tripped up Hillary Clinton yesterday.  So one has to ask: Why didn’t […]

Balt1 Culture

America, Can You Hear Me Now: The Baltimore Rebellion + Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion

“When one body exerts a force on a second body, the second body simultaneously exerts a force equal in magnitude and opposite in direction on the first body.” Or, as it is more commonly stated, for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. – Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion 1687 Sparked by […]

sherman Culture

Low Points: White House Doubles Down on “Thugs,” Adds “Thuggish”

Words Matter.  Can anyone remember the last time a media personality used the word “thug” or “thuggish” to describe a whiter person.  Can anyone remember the last time the word “thug” or “thuggish” was used by the President of the United States or the White House spokesperson.  More embarrassing is that this White House has […]

O1 National

President Obama Comments on Baltimore and Freddie Gray

President Obama spoke for fourteen minutes today on the situation in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, 25.  Baltimore has been tense ever since as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake and Police Commissioner Anthony Batts failed to give answer on the Gray case quick enough after Gray’s death  In a moment of very expansive comments in […]