Tag Archives: retribution

How should a community respond when an elected official admits to racism and asks for another chance?

Tuesday night, during Ypsilanti’s City Council meeting, Mayor Beth Bashert, when discussing the re-appointment of Ka’Ron Gaines as a City Human Relations Commissioner, said the following. “Since I will be crucified if I vote against any black person on any commission, I’m going to vote yes,” she said. And, with that, yet another political career […]

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DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz promises “aggressive” oversight of the Trump administration after the President’s shameful late-night firing of Michael Atkinson

In what Nancy Pelosi called a “shameful late-night firing,” Donald Trump sent a letter to the House and Senate Intelligence Committees this past Friday evening calling for the immediate dismissal of Michael Atkinson, the inspector general of the Intelligence Community. [A 30-day waiting period is legally required when removing an inspector general from office, in […]

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Putin, Trump, and the killing of journalists

This morning, the President of the United States took to Twitter to say that the investigation against him and his associates — the investigation that has already yielded multiple convictions and guilty pleas — is “illegal and rigged”. He then went on to add — quoting Rush Limbaugh — that those investigating him “ought to […]

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Throwing oil and shaving heads

According to recent reports, the amount of crude oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico may be ten times more than was first estimated, or up to 70,000 barrels a day. In spite of this, Tony Hayward, the CEO of BP, the company responsible for the spill, seems to be of the opinion that it’s […]

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Would it be wrong to threaten Glenn Beck?

OK, so I’m sitting here tonight, reading all about the lunacy that transpired yesterday, as thousands of disturbed individuals around the country took to the streets at the behest of a criminally irresponsible FOX News personality, waving their insane placards and calling for Obama’s head, and I’m wondering if perhaps, before this all goes too […]

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