Remembering Dr. King: 44 years since his assassination

It almost seems impossible that it has been forty-four years since Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated.  Forty-four years ago I was twenty-two years old and eager to learn as much as I could about politics and civil rights issues. I wasn’t a follower of Dr. King, but I could appreciate what he was trying to… More Remembering Dr. King: 44 years since his assassination

GOP judge throws partisan tantrum, demands DOJ lawyer write 3-pg, single spaced essay on Obama

While reading this, I found that my expression became one of total disbelief.  My mouth was agape from astonishment as I continued to read this report from Think Progress, especially the “update”. Republican Fifth Circuit Pitches A Partisan Tantrum After President Obama Speaks Out About Supreme Court The United States Court of Appeals for the… More GOP judge throws partisan tantrum, demands DOJ lawyer write 3-pg, single spaced essay on Obama

10 things you need to know today: April 4, 2012

The Week online magazine’s daily briefing… The Week Romney wins three more primaries, tornadoes hit Dallas, and more in our roundup of the stories that are making news and driving opinion POSTED ON APRIL 4, 2012, AT 8:30 AM April Bridges pauses while digging through the remains of a home destroyed by one of several tornadoes… More 10 things you need to know today: April 4, 2012