Most Americans cannot afford to live in progressive coastal epicenters.
DOJ plans to withhold federal funding from jurisdictions where law enforcement personnel do not cooperate with immigration authorities.
Following the police shooting of Sylville Smith, one of many Milwaukee residents protesting the killing says in an interview rebroadcast on “Democracy Now!” that police bear responsibility for the chaos rending black communities. The man being interviewed (pictured here) says he is Smith's brother, Sedan.
Update: When talk in the final stretch of the debate turned to American foreign policy, fortunes turned in favor of Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and Carly Fiorina—for different reasons.
Public officials are very selective about when violence and death matter. Massacres and terrorist incidents cannot be ignored, but the day-to-day toll from gun violence is often swept aside. Politicians who tout themselves as advocates of law and order don't want to be unmasked as caring even more about their ratings from gun lobbyists.