The Most Racist Sheriff In America Is About To Be Swept Away In A Landslide

The latest polling numbers out of Maricopa County, Arizona, are great news for those who have been trying to oust the racist asshat of a sheriff we know by the moniker Sheriff Joe. An Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News poll just released shows Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Democratic challenger,  Paul Penzone, leading the incumbent Arpaio-who proudly brags about being […]

The Value of a Life: A Few Loose Cigarettes

By now, we have all seen the video numerous times. It is probably fair to say that the video has been seen around the world by billions of people. Yet no matter how many times we see this video of New York City police officers accosting Eric Garner–insisting that he put his hands behind his […]

Careful Where You Step, You Might Offend a Cop

No doubt you heard about the five St. Louis Rams players who raised their arms as they took the field Sunday  in a show of sympathy and compassion with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, who are still upset by the lack of an indictment for Officer Darren Wilson’s shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager.  One […]

What Did We Learn From Ferguson?

The announcement, when it finally came, was nearly thirty minutes late and delivered by St. Louis Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch in a tone more appropriate for an undertaker. Perhaps McCullough knew the impact of what he was about to say, and perhaps he also realized just how badly he and the rest of the authorities […]