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  • Let's get serious about voter suppression

    This one is for Mike. He is a Houston reader who shot me an email after my recent column equating the GOP push for voter ID laws with voter suppression. I agreed with Attorney General Eric Holder who called that a modern-day poll tax. Mike did not. "You...
  • Feds Demand Changes Within The NOPD

    Feds Demand Changes Within The NOPD
    A big announcement for the NOPD. The U.S. Justice Department has concluded its investigation of the New Orleans Police Department and is demanding sweeping changes. "The consent decree will allow us to move forward," said. U.S Attorney General Eric...
  • Public letter-signing set for new request into South Bend Police phone recordings

    Public letter-signing set for new request into South Bend Police phone recordings
    Three local community activists will be asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the ACLU to open inquiries into the federal investigation of taped phone calls at the South Bend Police Department. Two copies of the letters to Holder and the ACLU...
  • Kobach defends voter ID law during tough questioning

    Kobach defends voter ID law during tough questioning
    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach faced tough questioning during a visit to Wichita on Thursday. Kobach defended the state's voter ID law passed by the legislature last year at a meeting at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center. Many...
  • Ted Nugent Response

    If all of America was just like the great families at the NRA 141stAnnual Members meeting in St. Louis last weekend, our country would be flawless. Surrounded by my family, friends, patriots, law enforcement and military heroes, veterans who have...
  • First criminal charges filed in BP oil spill

    First criminal charges filed in BP oil spill
    The first criminal charges have been filed in connection with the BP Gulf of Mexico oil disaster two years ago, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Former BP engineer Kurt Mix was arrested in Texas on two counts of intentionally destroying evidence...
  • Here's the sleaze, but where's the crime?

    After hearing the latest daily take from the John Edwards trial, now under way in Greensboro, N.C., you almost want to take a shower. It's better (or worse) than any daytime soap. It makes tabloids look tame. In essence, what sounds like a weighty case...
  • A Hizzoner Is Needed To Restore Some Honor

    A Hizzoner Is Needed To Restore Some Honor
    I just stopped laughing long enough to bring you the good news from Gallier Hall: The Federal Government has arrived at the NOPD and they are here to help! Apparently, what has been plaguing this crime addled city is a lack of  “cultural...
  • Ceremonies, reflection mark 9/11 remembrance

    Ceremonies, reflection mark 9/11 remembrance
    Amid solemn commemorations on Tuesday's 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama and other leaders emphasized how America has emerged stronger from the devastation that killed more than 2,900 people and forever changed the...
  • Quinn, Durbin irked with Va. lawmaker over prison sale rejection

    Quinn, Durbin irked with Va. lawmaker over prison sale rejection
    Veteran Virginia Republican Rep. Frank Wolf’s rejection of the Justice Department’s latest bid to purchase the unused Thomson prison in western Illinois has drawn the ire of two leading Illinois Democratswho accused the congressman of...
  • Rand Paul gets filibuster relief from Pat Toomey

    Rand Paul gets filibuster relief from Pat Toomey
    Just after 11:30 p.m., a few hours after dining on steak as President Obama's dinner guest, Pat Toomey walked onto the Senate floor to give his Republican colleague a 15-minute respite from a filibuster that was approaching the 12-hour mark. The...
  • Kass: A Senate battle between a libertarian whippersnapper, crotchety establishment

      Kass: A Senate battle between a libertarian whippersnapper, crotchety establishment
    Republican Sen. John McCain is pushing 80 now, but he still has those jaws and the Teddy Roosevelt teeth that look as if they could chomp through a baseball bat. Yet no matter how vital his bite, the Arizona Republican is getting up in years. So he can'...