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The family of Tamir Rice, the young black boy shot to death by two Cleveland police officers in 2014, are to be sent a bill for $500 by for “advanced life support” and Rice’s ambulance ride after the city filed a creditor’s claim today at court.
If ever there was proof that the current incarnation of conservatism in America needs to be defeated at almost any cost, look no further than what happened at the Supreme Court today and the potential consequences it has for the future of our very survival.
In the latest installment of what completely insane thing happened in Florida this week, we have a story that potentially tops them all.
Krugman really hit the nail on the head with his observation of the increasingly noticeable difference between the two parties basic moral and intellectual principles. “When you revisit Democratic debates after what went down Saturday, it doesn’t feel as if you’re watching a different party,” wrote Krugman. “It feels as if you’ve entered a different intellectual and moral universe.”
Chris Christie and Marco Rubio Unwittingly Exposed Default Republican Position on Literally Everything
On Saturday night, Chris Christie and Marco Rubio unwittingly revealed the default Republican position on every policy ranging from healthcare to taxes and the environment. What is that response? In one word: Obama
No doubt suffering from years of getting his ass kicked in high school, conservative child-man Ben Shapiro is renown for taking his frustrations out on anyone he perceives as being weaker than he is — namely poor people, women and minorities.
However, Shapiro outdid himself this week after attacking a dead child needlessly shot by a racist vigilante.
Of course I am not advocating violence against Martin Shkreli. Really, I’m not. I honestly, honestly do not want to drive from DC to New York, knock on the door of whatever luxurious loft apartment in Manhattan he lives in, then smack the living snot out of him with a large, rotten fish.
Well, that didn’t take long. After going silent on twitter for almost a full day after handily losing Iowa to fellow nut job Ted Cruz, Donald Trump came roaring back to life to accuse his opponent of stealing the election.
Ted Cruz’s victory over Donald Trump last night was a spectacular coup for the senator from Texas. While it doesn’t mean he is a shoo-in for the nomination, the psychological effect it will have on the Republican electorate cannot be underestimated.
While sexism in the work place is to be deplored, if you go to work for Donald Trump, you don’t get to complain about it.
Really, David Brooks is only interested in policies that sound like they’d help the poor — otherwise he wouldn’t identify as a conservative in the first place.
Sarah Palin — Hockey Mom, Moose Hunter and woman of the people, wants y’all to know she speaks plain American, not like them media elites. But Sarah Palin is also smart, and knows words like “Passé”, and she’ll use them to remind liberal coffee drinkers that she too is cultured.
Chomsky’s dire warning may sound hyperbolic, but when Donald Trump is the leading Republican candidate for president, it may well be an understatement.
You have to give it to The Donald — his ability to lie non stop throughout his presidential campaign while accusing everyone else of lying is pretty impressive.
Rather than protesting the use of trigger words and the lack of safe spaces with cuddly toys on campus, students at University College London are reminding the world what real student activism is about: the actual cost and ease of getting an education.