Since childhood we are told that the police are there to protect and serve. Indeed, as the motto of the Los Angeles Police Department, it's a notion which has persisted in our culture through generations. The idea of "officer friendly" is one of folklore — created by the early years of T.V. dinners and sitcoms. The truth, unfortunately, is that the police have been the blunt object
- Let's seek to heal rather than wound each another.
--President Barack Obama on violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri
- I did the right thing. I'm going to enter this courthouse with my head held high.--Texas Governor Rick Perry responding to two felony indictments
- Our intelligence services will be looking very carefully on both sides of the Atlantic at this video to establish its authenticity, to try to identify the individual concerned and then we will work together to try to locate him.--British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on beheading of US journalist, James Foley
- It’s pretty apparent that the Common Core has become a polarizing term--Terry Holliday, education commissioner of Kentucky
Frankly, it started the first day he was in office. There was no comprehensive plan on dealing with Iraq. Instead, he seemed to turn a blind eye to it for awhile until the news decided it was once again the top story in the region. While everyone was demanding he pull
Andrew Breitbart’s motto was "Culture is upstream from politics." He repeatedly pointed
Maybe I'm just getting too old for this s***.
NC Judge Allows Voter Suppression Law to Take Effect for 2014
Almost a year ago today, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed into law a comprehensive voter suppression bill incorporating numerous different