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I am a white son of Ferguson, Mo. I am a son of Dellwood, Castle Point, Moline Acres, Jennings, St. Ann, Riverview Gardens, Northwoods and Normandy and north St. Louis County. I am a St. Louis ...
by RDScally
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 02:59 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Look, I don't know what we're supposed to do about our bullshit political system but it seems to me that it must start with facing up to the facts. Believing that this time, someone is actually ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 147 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 09:55 AM PDT with 226 Recommends
I live in the rural Midwest. Agriculture is the dominant activity, and most folks live in small towns. In many respects, it is a good place to live. People are mostly decent and hard working. ...
by pikachu
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 08:45 AM PDT with 98 Recommends
Colors changed so the map can be seen by all. Original is below the fold. Click ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 246 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 01:30 PM PDT with 136 Recommends
Kimberley Strassel What's responsible for Baltimore's problems? Republicans need answers other than "massive economic inequality, racism, and police violence," and when Republicans need answers but ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 09:40 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
No snarky comment here. Not for this image. 'Why?' It's the most useful one word sentence in the English language. It's how we begin the search for causes, for understanding, for truth. We have to ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 118 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 09:00 AM PDT with 148 Recommends
Fox News recently brought in celebrated TV therapist, Dr. Phil , to educate their staff on the inequalities between black and white kids in America. Now, with riots in Baltimore spreading ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 04:29 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
The officers who killed Freddie Gray have finally been formally charged with murder and manslaughter. Three of the six officers are African-American. ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 54 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 10:09 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Have you heard about the new fangled cry for "Religious Freedom"? Has it penetrated your psyche as it seems to have penetrated the right wing conservative mass? Religious freedom, that's a GOOD ...
by Paenumbra
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 02:48 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Has anyone visited the comment section of an MSN news story, which involved police brutality of blacks, or just blacks? If you have, you probably noticed an ill feeling in your gut as you read the ...
by TheLovingThinkingFighter
Comment Count 77 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 05:23 AM PDT with 150 Recommends
In the summer of 2014, 2,205 people were killed in Gaza. 547 children were among those killed and over 1,000 were permanently disabled. Entire families died in their homes as a result of IDF bombs.
by subir
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 08:45 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Imagine for a moment that a man's neck was almost severed, nearly clean cut in the most painful way possible, while in the custody of the people charged with the duty of protecting and serving. ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 447 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:30 AM PDT with 416 Recommends
Photo courtesy of J.M. Giordano at the Baltimore City Paper Public Defender Marci Tarrant Johnson posted this story on ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 79 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 12:33 PM PDT with 261 Recommends
There have been a lot of really jaw-dropping questions asked lately. Many times they're asked in the face of the actual answers already being stated. Questions like, "If you're angry at [X], why are ...
by Chazzk
Comment Count 134 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 10:57 AM PDT with 305 Recommends
For most of his life, Jimmy Carter has been an advocate for human rights. In 1982, one year after leaving the Oval Office, the former US President and his wife Rosalynn Carter, founded ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 582 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 05:55 PM PDT with 765 Recommends
It is a privilege and a duty even by sacrifice to advance our priceless cause. I am therefore ready to receive the sentence this court should declare itself without either authority, right or ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Freddie Gray was killed by Baltimore's police. Baltimore's ghetto youthocracy responded with protests and an exhalation of random street violence. The killing of Freddie Gray, an unarmed black man ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 222 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 12:12 PM PDT with 208 Recommends
You can't make this crap up:
by Barbara Morrill
Comment Count 438 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 08:00 PM PDT with 146 Recommends
There are many factors that contributed to the riots that broke out yesterday in the lower income community of West Baltimore, the day of Freddie Gray's funeral, despite the best intentions of ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:34 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
Nora Levinson is a privileged white woman--she is the CEO of Caeden , a small company that mixes tech hardware with wearable fashion. Last Wednesday, she decided to join the Freddie Gray protests ...
by out of left field
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 05:27 PM PDT with 47 Recommends