If the cops aren't treating her death as suspicious that could mean she died of natural causes or that she killed herself. If she literally couldn't live with the reputation she deserved (once it was brought home in the most literal way) then I'm not going to get tremendously upset. » 10/08/14 6:06pm 10/08/14 6:06pm

It's horrifying, but according to FBI stats from two years ago (when they still divulged information) we are now killing black Americans at a HIGHER rate than we did back when we lynched them. Shootings of black people by police killed more people per week than lynching back in the Jim Crow days did. » 10/08/14 10:40am 10/08/14 10:40am

Well, there's also the Turkish troops standing just across the border, watching and doing nothing because Erdogan wants the US to follow his orders and won't put his troops in the fight until they do. Some Kurdish-sympathizers hacked 48 websites in Turkey last night in retaliation. … » 10/08/14 9:37am 10/08/14 9:37am

He is absolutely right. I think we're at a turning point in the corporate-industrial complex, where the individual is pushing back in sufficient numbers, in sufficient lawsuits, to force corporations to shoulder the responsibilities they've been outsourcing to contractors. If you give a company your credit card… » 9/30/14 10:32pm 9/30/14 10:32pm