On November 20th, 1996, Rahm Emanuel had an idea. Amidst the joy of the re-election of his friend and mentor, President Bill Clinton, Emanuel saw an opportunity for the president to help the Democratic Party maintain a perceived “parity” with the GOP on crime – record deportations. The revelation is contained in recently released documents from the Clinton Library after 12 years of being concealed.
|By: DSWright Monday July 21, 2014 12:13 pm|
|By: brasch Friday May 30, 2014 2:00 pm|
During this past week, in Scranton, Pa., a 16-year old put two bullets into the head of a taxi driver and then stole about $500 earned by the cabbie that evening.
The teen, who showed no remorse when arrested a few hours later, mumbled a few words about his reasons. He said he murdered the cabbie “’Cause that’s what I do to people that don’t listen.”
|By: DSWright Monday May 26, 2014 1:35 pm|
The mother who contacted the police after seeing her son’s manifesto calling for murder and terror might have tried convincing police her son had become a Muslim bent on jihad, that likely would have gotten a response other than a “visit.” That abnormality definitely generates a response from US security services, even a hyperactive response.
|By: Peter Van Buren Wednesday May 14, 2014 12:08 pm|
What kind of world is it when North Korean propaganda about the United States is more correct than crazy? Let’s fact-check and see how the Northerners did.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday March 27, 2014 8:30 am|
States that adopted medical marijuana laws didn’t see an increase in crime according to a new study from the University of Texas Dallas. In fact, the study found legalizing medical marijuana might be correlated with a small reduction in homicides and assaults.
|By: Attaturk Monday March 17, 2014 1:30 am|
Libertarian fantasist Paul Ryan got himself in some trouble (not with his base mind you) by seeming to imply that poor people, especially African-American males, are lazy. The shock of this lay in the fact that the race and class-baiting was implied, rather than explicit.
Nevertheless, Ryan, with Presidential aspirations, spent the next few days pretending to care.
|By: Attaturk Thursday January 23, 2014 1:30 am|
And now we come to a family member of the victims, who opposes reopening the case, but sums up attitudes towards past injustice in this country vividly.
|By: DSWright Friday January 3, 2014 6:56 am|
A federal judge has decided to publicly ask the questions millions of Americans have been wondering for years – given that we know people broke the law why hasn’t anyone been prosecuted?
|By: DSWright Wednesday November 20, 2013 11:58 am|
Yesterday the Justice Department announced a $13 billion settlement with JPMorgan over the megabank’s fraud in the mortgage backed security market that helped trigger a financial meltdown in 2008. The deal was completed after JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon summoned Attorney General Holder to a private meeting to avoid a press conference, the terms discussed at that meeting would later be finalized into the current settlement agreement.