That Texas Atty General still fighting SSM? He may be indicted. 

The criminal investigation against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxtonhas taken a more serious turn, with special prosecutors now planning to present a first-degree felony securities fraud case against him to a Collin County grand jury, News 8 has learned.

Special prosecutor Kent Schaffer told News 8 Wednesday afternoon…

» 7/01/15 8:41pm Wednesday 8:41pm

WaPo: Police have killed 461 people so far this year

This is an amazing piece of work, breaking down the shootings and identifying every victim, where they lived, and the basic circumstances of their death. I can’t recommend this highly enough. This isn’t a must-read like a cat pushing a grocery cart (though I’d like to see that myself). This is just a must-read: » 6/30/15 11:46am Tuesday 11:46am

Allen West puts the record straight about the confederate flag

The South denies any relation to these hate groups and denies them the right to use the flags of the confederacy for any purpose. The crimes committed by these groups under the stolen banner of the confederacy only exacerbate the lies which link the secession to slavery interests when, from a Southerner’s view, the…

» 6/27/15 2:11pm 6/27/15 2:11pm

Joe Morton delivers Papa Pope's take on the Confederate Flag

On last night’s The Nightly Show, actor Joe Morton was one of the panelists - he plays Papa Pope on Scandal, and at the end of the panel Larry Wilmore asked him what Papa Pope would have to say about the Confederate Flag.
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These police really don't want to shoot this guy with a knife...

...But they can’t let him back inside the airport terminal where people are. The LiveLeak page description reads, in part, “This is for anyone who ever asked ‘why don’t they shoot him in the leg?’ or ‘why don’t they hit him with a baton?’ The police don’t initiate this, and it’s kind of amazing how long they let the… » 6/22/15 10:54pm 6/22/15 10:54pm

A police dept tries to change from 'warrior' to 'guardian' mentality

In Leesburg, VA, the police chief says he’s trying to change the mentality of his department, from one of suspicion and armed response to one of help and protection. So, maybe the message is getting through in some places, and maybe other departments will follow their example. Via the Washington Post: » 6/21/15 12:58am 6/21/15 12:58am

In Arizona underpaid teachers don't like to clean toilets. Who knew?

Via the Washington Post: Teachers have been fleeing Arizona in droves, resulting in such a serious shortage of experienced teachers that state officials are warning of serious consequences if the exodus continues. » 6/19/15 11:00am 6/19/15 11:00am

Rich people in CA think they should get to use ALL the water

From the WaPo: People “should not be forced to live on property with brown lawns, golf on brown courses or apologize for wanting their gardens to be beautiful,” Yuhas fumed recently on social media. “We pay significant property taxes based on where we live,” he added in an interview. “And, no, we’re not all equal when… » 6/14/15 11:48am 6/14/15 11:48am