The AAS is reporting a federal court decision that the city of Pasadena, TX was deliberately trying dilute Hispanic voting by moving to an at-large city council format. The decision says clearly that it was the white folks of Pasadena who were thinking in racial terms. But in typical fashion, some only blame those who point out that fact, and place no blame on the white folks who started the whole problem, such as Ant's comment on the article:
The Dems see everything in racial
Here is an article about four San Antonio women wrongly convicted of sexual assault. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals overturned their convictions and declared their "actual innocence," as opposed to merely being "not guilty," which is a legal standard and is entirely different. But after reading the article, read down through the comments section and you can find examples of those people with degrees who are "dumb as dirt," including our own Antonious and someone
Below is an article detailing how public education is being slowly strangled to death in North Carolina, but the lessons there apply pretty much to every conservative state in the country. I single out conservative states because states that still adequately fund the public schools, like in Massachusetts, are showing the benefits of that funding through much higher test scores. Here's the article:
This is it. This is the far right's last great push to take us backwards. First came Trump's inclusion of Stephen Bannon, about as racist and white supremacist as one can get. And now, Jeff Sessions for Attorney General.
Back in 1986 Session was nominated by President Reagan for a federal judgeship. That nomination was later withdrawn in the face of
As the Bergdahl case nears trial, motions are flying fast and furious:
I've written before about the concept of "unlawful command influence" in the context of Obama's comments about the Hasan case. Of course, it was far too complicated for the Neanderthals among us. In this case, the defense is raising an issue that the General Court-Martial Convening Authority referred