Stop, Question and Frisk - Before former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg threw his hat into the 2020 presidential race, he defended the New York Police Department’s use of “stop, question and frisk” policing. At a United States Naval Academy’s 2019 Leadership Conference, Bloomberg said, “We focused on keeping kids from going through the correctional system … kids who […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Debate in Virginia: Politicizing the Online Degree - “The Democrats are anti-life, anti-Second Amendment, anti-liberty and even anti-business,” Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. said in a news conference Tuesday. “Now they’re doing even more damage by making it more difficult for the most needy college students in the state to finance their education.” That speech ended with Falwell inviting the conservative counties of Virginia, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Democrats’ Only Hope - The pre-Nevada Democratic debate was a gift to Donald Trump. Instead of training their fire on the incumbent, or on the vulnerable front-runner, Bernie Sanders, the candidates tore Mike Bloomberg to shreds while saving plenty of darts for one another. That nice young man Pete Buttigieg became that supercilious egoist needling Amy Klobuchar over trifles. […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
News From Around the South 2/17 to 2/24 - ARKANSAS: Deal Hit to Heal Breach Over Confederate Flags in Cemetery EUREKA SPRINGS — For years, small rebel flags have flown near the graves of Confederate veterans in Eureka Springs Cemetery. But after a complaint that the Confederate flag “defines racial violence and hatred,” Eureka Springs’ cemetery commission started looking into the matter. Members came […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
The Curious Case of Roger Stone - Roger Stone is a gifted political consultant known for going the distance for his clients. He has worked for such marquee names as Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Tom Kean and Donald Trump. His expertise is the lawful destruction of the opposition candidacy — what is known in the trade as opposition research. In that process, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...