Actor Acts Like He Has a Good Idea

by baldilocks Well, now. Here’s a fascinating thing.  And, by fascinating, I mean totally ridiculous. Actor Isaiah Washington is calling on African-Americans to protest the recent killings of black men by police in a very different way. Washington took to Facebook on Tuesday to suggest that African-Americans across the United States boycott showing up for … Continue reading Actor Acts Like He Has a Good Idea

Report From Louisiana: Baton Rouge Under Seige

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – On July 8, 2016, Baton Rouge police officer Montrell Williams posted this to his Facebook account: Today he is dead. Yesterday, three Baton Rouge police officers were killed and three others injured – one is critical and on life support.  The officers were ambushed while responding to a call of … Continue reading Report From Louisiana: Baton Rouge Under Seige

Report From Louisiana: Outside Agitators Go Away!

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT --  I’ve shown tremendous restraint over the past week on social media and my own blog in not writing about the protests and the inflamed rhetoric out there following the Alton Sterling shooting in Baton Rouge and the following ambush against law enforcement in Dallas.  In fact, the only thing I … Continue reading Report From Louisiana: Outside Agitators Go Away!

Totalitarianism on the rise and free speech under attack at DePaul

By John Ruberry "Hey there," I said to a co-worker who is a DePaul student a couple of days ago, "a friend of mine was arrested at your college for videotaping a protest." That friend was Jeremy Segal, also known as Rebel Pundit, and he was briefly jailed by the Chicago Police for his alleged crimes. … Continue reading Totalitarianism on the rise and free speech under attack at DePaul

Why 21st century civil disobedience isn’t the same as 1960s civil disobedience

By John Ruberry Whether it's Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter or a teachers union, leftist protesters who block streets and disrupt private businesses claim they are the spiritual descendants of Martin Luther King and the 1960s Civil Rights movement. Many of the members of these groups--and there is some overlap--wish they had been a … Continue reading Why 21st century civil disobedience isn’t the same as 1960s civil disobedience

Baltimore’s bloody 2015

By John Ruberry Last year there were 211 homicides in Baltimore. As of the 361st day of 2015 there have been 338 murders in Maryland's largest city. Meanwhile in New York City, which has twelve times the population of Baltimore, there have been 339 killings as this year winds down. Murders in B'more began their surge after … Continue reading Baltimore’s bloody 2015

Dumb Equals Death

by baldilocks Compare these young people   To these. In a world where the populace had not been dumbed down to consist of a significant portion of open mouths waiting for their egos to be fed--right along with their bellies--the activists in the second photo would at least feel ashamed at the superior moral agency … Continue reading Dumb Equals Death

Home Training

by baldilocks When I was growing up, my parents did not look kindly on anyone who would call during the dinner hour—and woe to the perspective suitor that did so! Even now, I don’t make personal calls during the hours from 6PM to 8PM, especially not to my parents. And even during the usual hours … Continue reading Home Training

The I93 gift to the GOP if they’re only smart enough to use it

By now you've heard about the I93 debacle in Boston, how a group of "activists" held up traffic for hours, disrupted the lives of thousands of folks, cost millions of dollars in lost wages and wasted time and even messed up ambulance service in the area. The anger against these fools is almost universal and … Continue reading The I93 gift to the GOP if they’re only smart enough to use it

Where are the protests? Murders jumped in Buffalo in 2014

By John Ruberry One of the slogans of the anti-police protesters is "Black lives matter." By the way, I don't know anyone who thinks otherwise. As I wrote in this space last week, I have doubts about the real motivation of the anti-cop movement, which I view as a proxy for the real fight of leftists--socialist … Continue reading Where are the protests? Murders jumped in Buffalo in 2014

Comcast / MSNBC Should Cancel Sharpton TODAY

Yesterday afternoon while people were busy protesting against police at the Mall of America two police officers in Brooklyn were murdered execution style. They were not in the process of violating tax laws passed by liberals in the state of New York like Eric Garner, they had not just robbed or muscled a store owner … Continue reading Comcast / MSNBC Should Cancel Sharpton TODAY

Protests and Educators

By A.P. Dillon The last few months have been filled with protests in multiple states over the decisions in Ferguson and in the NYC case of Eric Garner.  In my own state of North Carolina, protests have occurred as well, mainly in the Durham area. What's interesting to me about some of these protests are various … Continue reading Protests and Educators