1936. Migrant Arkansas family's tent home in California.
To think that someone who has spent years promoting grievance and polarization was going to bring us all together as president is a triumph of wishful thinking over reality.
It seems fair to ask why does not show leadership by suspending law enforcement training activities in states they recognize as repressive, and that even gun makers feel compelled to flee.
Whether or not the Federal Reserve decides to taper in September is now irrelevant. The only option the Fed has now is to the size of immediately. If it does not, interest rates on treasury bonds will continue to rise causing an acceleration of the current deterioration of the economy.
One doesn't have to sign up for law enforcement work as a Hail Mary way to avoid poverty, or the gulag . . . or the gas chamber. So, what sort of person chooses to become a law enforcer – and remains one – an occupation that, as a matter of routine, puts one in the position of rousting people who've done nothing that can be characterized as causing harm to others or their property?, says Eric Peters in this article, Profiles in Pork, at Eric Peters Autos.
Journalism: it's not just a job, it's an audition - These days, journalists don’t retire, they just join the Obama administration. According to one count, at least 15 journalists have joined the Obama administration since 2009. Here are six of the most notable journalists who have taken roles with the Obama administration, says Ben Jacobs in this article, From Rick Stengel to David Axelrod, All of the President's Journalists, at the Daily Beast.
Oops - A leaked report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that the world is not warming but actually cooling, and will continue to get colder until the middle of the century.
Guilty plea for burning grandmother alive - The suspects staked out Cullen outside a Collinsville bingo hall where one of them knew she played, then stopped her from driving away... Cullen was forced into her trunk and driven to East St. Louis, where her car was set on fire. [White victim, burned alive]
[white] man has died and a woman is in serious condition after they were stabbed repeatedly by a [black] stranger who confronted them Friday night as they were walking in Pioneer Square after the Seattle Sounders game, police said.A local
Doing evil - Moffett field, which is a government facility and does not allow most private traffic, allowed Google's founders to use a circuitous route to base jets there... which allows them access to the heavily discounted fuel.