Baltimore Burning

(Baltimore, MD — April 28, 2015) – Baltimore yesterday endured its worst episode of rioting since 1968, leading Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD) to call out the National Guard as property damage and injuries mounted. This seems to be the latest take on “Mourning in America.” As the crowd dispersed from the funeral of Freddie Gray…

Excuse Me? “Free” Federal Holiday Met with Calls to Impeach Obama

(Washington, DC) – In the spirit of the holiday season, President Obama (D-IL/Kenya) has made December 26, 2014, a Federal holiday by excusing most Federal employees from work. Predictably, Obama’s critics didn’t react to the announcement with cheer. The holiday, announced by Executive Order on Friday, gives non-essential Federal government employees a four-day weekend; Christmas…

Ferguson’s Black Friday Sales Sluggish

exec (Ferguson, MO) – One week after Black Friday, stores in this town are still reporting sluggish holiday sales. It’s not hard to see why. The trouble in Ferguson began on August 9, when white police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed unarmed African-American Michael Brown. Wilson was responding to a report of Brown shoplifting…

Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson a Regular Riot

Ferguson, MO – Officials in Ferguson appealed for calm. Officials in Ferguson appealed for non-violent protests. Officials in Ferguson appealed for peace. Officials in Ferguson appealed for understanding. Instead, they got rioting. The trouble in Ferguson began on August 9, when white police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed unarmed African-American Michael Brown. He was…

Cheers Turn to Jeers in New Orleans Regarding Michael Brown

(New Orleans, LA) – When residents of New Orleans heard about the shooting of Michael Brown, they initially felt it was a cause for celebration. After all, this was “Brownie” – the former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) who served during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. This was “Brownie” – the man who…