On Thursday, the Department of Justice plans to announce it will conduct a civil rights investigation of the Ferguson Police Department.
It is a travesty, and a mystery, why any American would vote for Republicans who not only do nothing for the American people, but spend the majority of their waking hours wasting taxpayer time and money investigating alleged White House scandals that, more often than not, are of their own making.
Texas Republicans want to "fix" the economy by getting rid of NASA, the air force, the Federal Aviation Administration and every other government agency established after 1776.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory knows the dirty coal industry is polluting the environment in North Carolina because his state's environmental regulators are not doing their jobs. It is why he expects his god to clean up what he knows will be more toxic spills.
Senator Franken dropped the hammer on the Comcast Time Warner merger, saying that the deal needs careful scrutiny. He wants federal regulators to protect consumers.
The Louisiana teacher's logic is that "if evolution was real, it would still be happening: Apes would be turning into humans today."
Eric Holder set the record straight and announced that regardless of Utah's intent to discriminate against same-sex married couples, the federal government will recognize the same-sex marriages.
The Republicans and the Tea Party thought they had it made when the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act. They were wrong.
When the housing bubble hit and threatened the American economy, many low-level lenders went to jail, but not their bank presidents or CEOs.
Last Friday, a victim, Stephen "Laser" Haas, who has been denied justice for over a decade took the law into his own hands and filed a "Civil Racketeering" RICO complaint against Mitt Romney.
The DOJ will have an easy time prosecuting and convicting the Kochs because there are money trails leading directly to PACs whose primary purpose was inciting opposition to the established law.
Law enforcement officials have been staunch opponents of legalizing the weed for personal or medicinal use because as contraband, it is a major source of funding for law enforcement.
The DOJ announced has announced that it will challenge Texas' voter ID law because the law violates the Voting Rights Act as well as the 14th and 15th amendments of the U.S. Constitution.
John Boehner continues using his position to lie to the American people to profit himself,and the oil industry that contributes heavily to his campaign. It's time to treat him like any other criminal.
The end of Big Military, it seems, leaves us with Even Bigger computers sifting Even Bigger data to identify and stop those small groups.
Inequities in our justice system continue to widen with wealthy, white criminals continuously managing to escape punishments faced by others
This week, no less than eight former directors of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) signed onto a public letter to two Senators accusing the Obama Administration of abandoning the War on Drugs simply because he has indicated he plans to largely respect the decisions of voters in Colorado and Washington when they legalized marijuana in November. President Obama would be esteemed by many if he were to restrain federal agents more than he did during his first term with regard to raids of medical marijuana dispensaries in other states, such as California or the 17 other states where the voters have supported medical marijuana. In fact, President Obama promised before entering the presidency that his justice department would not be perpetrating the failed War on Drugs as so many presidents had done before him, but this is one area where people can point to what the President said he would do and what he actually did, and the disparity is unfortunately significant. Once he got into office, he faced tremendous pressures from lobbyists who stoke the War on Drugs, and the primary culprits are enforcers like the DEA and the profiteers of this ‘war’, such as the prison industrial complex. As Mansfield Frazier writes,
By attacking Medicare Fraud instead of benefits, the Obama Administration cut healthcare costs by billions for the second year in a row.
Governor Walker is very serious about cracking down on protests. For example, three Capitol Police issued a citation to a 69-year-old retired woman for participating in a sing-a-long at the Capitol.
Because of the attention the Steubenville case has gotten, San Luis Obispo has launched a campaign to encourage the reporting of rape.