Bridging Rural/Urban Divide Key for Democrats in 2020 and for Exposing Trump Failures

Just yesterday I attended a fair in Port Oneida, Michigan celebrating rural culture.

While the focus on Michigan, when it comes to economic matters, tends to be on the manufacturing sector, largely, of course, because of the dominance of the auto industry, the importance of the rural economy and population loom large, not just in terms of their essential role in U.S. life but also as a voting issue and bloc in the 2020 presidential election. read more

Police Would Have Massacred Texas Bikers If They Were Black

For the second time in a year, law enforcement officials held their violent aggression and hostility normally reserved for peaceful African Americans in check when a mass of armed white men began clubbing, stabbing, and shooting each other in Waco Texas.

Friday Fox Follies – Fissures In The Facade?

Friday Fox Follies shares something with Fox "News" this week. Many battles to fight, not enough time.

Baltimore Police Forced Students Off Buses and Likely Violated Their 4Th Amendment Rights

If mainstream media had reported what several school teachers and students' parents saw with their own eyes, the public would be aware that police inflamed the situation and in fact, deliberately herded young people into a crowd they could use their riot gear against. To make matters worse, police likely violated many of the so-called rioters' constitutional rights.

Study: Thirty-five Years of Conservative Policies Contributed to Violence In Baltimore

The problem with the Republicans' argument and lies, and there are many, is that statistics continue to prove that conservative anti-government policies over the past thirty-five years have driven income inequality and degraded society and are every bit as responsible for the events in Baltimore as out-of-control police violence against African Americans.

Democrats Stand Up Speak Out And Link Republican Budget Cuts To Baltimore Unrest

Democrats tied the civil unrest around the country and in Baltimore directly to policy made in D.C., as they unraveled the cuts to Great Society programs in the 2016 GOP budget conference report during a conference call with reporters Friday.

First Detroit, Now Baltimore Is Shutting Off Water To The Poor

I'm having a rather hard time understanding why it is that the City of Baltimore has apparently made the decision to follow in the footsteps of my adopted hometown Detroit and is shutting off the water in poor peoples' homes for falling behind on their bills while allowing the larger - and significantly wealthier - corporations and businesses to slide on by.

Fox Affiliate Deceptively Edits Protest Footage To Show Protesters Chanting “Kill A Cop”

Baltimore news station Fox45 ran a story Sunday night attacking protests against police brutality and racial disparity by running deceptively edited footage to suggest protesters were chanting "kill a cop" during a demonstration.

Joe Scarborough Predictably Blames Protesters For Senseless Deaths Of Two NYPD Officers

During the Monday morning broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough delivered a monologue where he specifically blamed the protests over the Michael Brown and Eric Garner deaths for the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers.