22 7 / 2014

David Perdue Defeats Jack Kingston to Win GOP Nomination for U.S. Senate

Former CEO David Perdue defeats Rep. Jack Kingston to win Georgia’s Republican US Senate nomination. Kingston conceded the race and now Perdue will meet Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn.

David Perdue Defeats Jack Kingston to Win GOP Nomination for U.S. Senate

Former CEO David Perdue defeats Rep. Jack Kingston to win Georgia’s Republican US Senate nomination. Kingston conceded the race and now Perdue will meet Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn.

22 7 / 2014

‘RHOA’ Star NeNe Leakes Slams Wendy Williams Over Defacing Birkin Bag Tweet

'RHOA' Star NeNe Leakes Slams Wendy Williams Over Defacing Birkin Bag Tweet

‘RHOA’ Star NeNe Leakes Slams Wendy Williams Over Defacing Birkin Bag Tweet

Food fight…”Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes took to her blog to go in on talk show diva Wendy Williams, who she called ‘Wendell,’ a clear diss meant to infer that she was a drag queen. Leakes didn’t like the fact that Williams called her out on social media, but it should be noted that the two have had an…

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22 7 / 2014

Jury Selected in Theodore Wafer Murder Case in Shooting Death of Renisha McBride

Jury Selected in Theodore Wafer Murder Case in Shooting Death of Renisha McBride

Jury Selected in Theodore Wafer Murder Case in Shooting Death of Renisha McBride

A jury has been selected in the murder trial of Theodore Wafer, the Dearborn Heights, Mich., homeowner charged in the shooting death of a drunk but unarmed teen Renisha McBride as she sought help after a car accident.

A jury of seven men and seven women — four black (two men and two women) — was seated after nearly…

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22 7 / 2014

FSU Law Professor Dan Markel’s Death Being Investigated as a Homicide

FSU Law Professor Dan Markel's Death Being Investigated as a Homicide

FSU Law Professor Dan Markel’s Death Being Investigated as a Homicide

The death of Florida State University criminal law professor Dan Markel has been ruled a homicide. He was found with a gunshot wound to the head in his Tallahassee home on Friday.

Police say there were no signs of robbery and have not disclosed a motive for Markel’s murder. Officers found him after a neighbor called 911 at…

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22 7 / 2014

Surveillance Whistleblower John Napier Tye Says NSA Violates the Constitution

`Surveillance Whistleblower John Napier Tye Says NSA Violates the Constitution

Surveillance Whistleblower John Napier Tye Says NSA Violates the Constitution

Move over Edward Snowden, there’s a new surveillance whistleblower on the scene. His name is John Napier Tye and he’s warning Americans about illegal spying. Well, I don’t consider Edward Snowden to be a whistleblower but a leaker who fled to a country with a horrible human rights record. John Tyeclaims he filed a…

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22 7 / 2014

DOJ to Place Newark Police Under Monitor Over “Unconstitutional Stop Practices”

DOJ to Place Newark Police Under Monitor Over "Unconstitutional Stop Practices"

DOJ to Place Newark Police Under Monitor Over “Unconstitutional Stop Practices”

The U.S. Department of Justice has placed Newark, N.J. police department under a monitor because as many as 75 percent of police stops over the last several years were not legally justified.

The DOJ issued a report on Tuesday saying the investigation began in 2011 and thousands of police documents were reviewed, as…

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22 7 / 2014

Federal Appeals Court Panel Deals Major Blow to Obamacare on Tax Subsidies

More trouble for President Obama’s signature health care reform legislation, the Affordable Care Act. A federal appeals court panel dealt a major blow to Obamacare on Tuesday, ruling that the tax subsidies that are central to the law may not be provided in at least half of the states, the Washington Post reports.

Federal Appeals Court Panel Deals Major Blow to Obamacare on Tax Subsidies

More trouble for President Obama’s signature health care reform legislation, the Affordable Care Act. A federal appeals court panel dealt a major blow to Obamacare on Tuesday, ruling that the tax subsidies that are central to the law may not be provided in at least half of the states, the Washington Post reports.

22 7 / 2014

Vladimir Putin: Russia Will Use Influence with Separatists to Allow Probe Into MH17 Attack

BLINK:  Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia would use its influence with separatists in east Ukraine to allow a full investigation into MH17  — Reuters

Vladimir Putin: Russia Will Use Influence with Separatists to Allow Probe Into MH17 Attack

BLINK:  Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia would use its influence with separatists in east Ukraine to allow a full investigation into MH17 — Reuters

22 7 / 2014

NYC Luxury Apartment Building to Have ‘Poor Door’ for Low-Income Poor Residents

NYC Luxury Apartment Building to Have Separate Entrance for Poor Residents

NYC Luxury Apartment Building to Have Separate Entrance AKA ‘Poor Door’ for Low-Income Residents

NYC POOR DOOR:  New York City has okayed real estate developer Extell’s plan to build an apartment complex with a separate entrance for low income residents, the New York Post reports. In other words, a “poor door.” This is akin to blacks being forced to use separate entrances during the Jim Crow-era.

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21 7 / 2014

President Obama Slammed for ‘Timid’ Response to MH17 Attack

(OPINION) — Everybody is talking tough when it comes to handling Russia and Vladimir Putin in the aftermath of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17. Um, everybody except President Barack Obama. Just this morning, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) said if the MH17 crash sight was not opened to investigators by tomorrow, Europe should impose ‘crippling round of sanctions.’ You see, President Obama…

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