Last summer, congressional candidate Kim Klacik released a campaign video that featured her walking along the streets of Baltimore. The ad, entitled, Black Lives Don’t Matter to Democrats, quickly went viral in conservative circles.
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.
Donald Trump continued his war on illegal immigrants, by blaming them for recent civil unrest in Baltimore and Ferguson.
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.
We need to call out the appalling in our midst. And we should never, ever, apologize for telling the truth about them
Friday Fox Follies shares something with Fox "News" this week. Many battles to fight, not enough time.
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.
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.
Jeb Bush, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, Lindsey Graham, and Ted Cruz, got together and agreed to collectively sound like Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Right-wing media is using Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby's gender against her by publishing demeaning and sexist stories.
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.
President Obama went off when asked about the riot in Baltimore and delivered a strong dose of truth by demanding that the American people step up and confront the issues behind the Baltimore riot.
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.
However, as Americans have witnessed more and more, when police kill citizens, especially unarmed African American citizens, no one is held accountable and failure to praise the killings is an outrage.
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.
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.
The GOPT continues to use hate fests to broaden its base beyond its billionaire investors and people who believe the propaganda on Fox.
The pope's representative told the American bishops, "You know this comes from my admiration, respect, and loving concern for the Church in America."