With Bitter Parting Shot, CA State Senator Confirms Voters’ Wisdom

If voters had second thoughts about bouncing California state Sen. Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) from office in a high-profile recall election held during the June 5 primary, his self-centered stem winder on the Senate floor should disabuse them of any such regrets. I was left humming the chorus from a 1980s rock song: “Don’t go away […]

Cheap shot? BBC takes aim at Trump with royal wedding crowd-size tweet

Cheap shot? BBC takes aim at Trump with royal wedding crowd-size tweet

Amid the royal wedding brouhaha, the BBC couldn’t help but celebrate the marriage of the UK’s most popular prince by trolling one of the world’s most divisive politicians – US President Donald Trump. READ MORE: Royal wedding: Forget the dysfunctional Markle family, it’s the Windsors Meghan needs to worry about The BBC Three Twitter account […]

Who Shot the Sheriff? ‘Timeless’ Season 2, Episode 8, Recapped

Who Shot the Sheriff? ‘Timeless’ Season 2, Episode 8, Recapped

As we careen towards the end of the season, the show takes a break from heavy history for some important character development. As such, there’s not much for us to talk about this week, but we’ll do our best. This episode takes the team to March 30, 1981, in Washington, D.C., on the day that […]

Donald Trump Fires Another Shot at Colin Kaepernick

Donald Trump Fires Another Shot at Colin Kaepernick

Donald Trump Fires Another Shot at Kaepernick 4/30/2018 6:53 AM PDT Donald Trump says Colin Kaepernick would have been A LOT better off if he would have just “honored” the American flag and stood for the national anthem.  Trump didn’t mention Kaep by name during his rally in Michigan on Friday — but it’s obvious […]

How the Officers Who Shot Stephon Clark May Have Violated the Department’s New Lethal Force Policy

How the Officers Who Shot Stephon Clark May Have Violated the Department’s New Lethal Force Policy

The Sacramento Police Department officers who fatally shot unarmed 23-year-old Stephon Clark in his grandparents’ backyard earlier this month may have violated several department policies governing conduct during officer-involved shootings, John Burris, a prominent San Francisco Bay Area civil rights attorney, tells Mother Jones. Burris was involved in drafting the Sacramento City Council mandate that would inform changes made […]

A White Man Shot and Murdered Her Only Nihayet. Now Lucy McBath Is operating So that Doesn’t Could have been Anyone.

A White Man Shot and Murdered Her Only Nihayet. Now Lucy McBath Is operating So that Doesn’t Could have been Anyone.

On a Friday morning in December, a freak storm has sent snow billowing down the wide streets of Marietta, Georgia. But despite icy roads and an accident-related traffic jam near her house, Lucy McBath comes walking through the ’50s-style double doors of the Marietta Diner, a smile spread across her face. As she settles into a […]

Unarmed 16yo Boy Shot and Killed as He Tried to Stop a Cop from Hurting His Mom

Unarmed 16yo Boy Shot and Killed as He Tried to Stop a Cop from Hurting His Mom

Franklin County, OH — In juvenile court this week, a 16-year-old boy intervened after a police officer allegedly pushed his mother against the wall—so the police officer shot and killed him. The boy’s name was Joseph Haynes and he was unarmed. The single shot which killed Haynes was fired, police say, in self-defense but family members […]