Poll finds that 96% feel that this summer will be one of racial divide. – Wall Street Journal

Americans are bracing for a summer of racial disturbances around the country, such as those that have wracked Baltimore, with African Americans and whites deeply divided about why the urban violence has occurred, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll has found. A resounding 96% of adults surveyed said it was likely there would be […]

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Loretta Lynch nomination a cliffhanger – Seung Min Kim – POLITICO

Just days before her nomination as attorney general goes to the Senate floor, Loretta Lynch is stubbornly stuck right around 50 votes — suggesting a confirmation fight the Obama administration once seemed certain to win with relative ease will go down to the wire. Barring an 11th-hour surprise, Lynch is likely to be confirmed. But […]

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No charges in Ferguson case; chaos fills streets | CNS News

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police. Moments after the announcement by St. Louis County’s top prosecutor, crowds […]

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Todd: Eric Holder A Non-Political’ Attorney General, Goldberg Disagrees | The Daily Caller

Following the news that Attorney General Eric Holder will be resigning, “Meet The Press” host Chuck Todd told Andrea Mitchell that Holder was “a very non-political person” despite the vitriol he faced over the past six years from Republicans. “I think people used to mistakenly think that this guy was this long-time political operative who […]

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No Curfew, No Peace: More Rioting in Ferguson | CNS News

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer. Protesters filled the streets after nightfall Monday, and officers […]

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Governor Nixon sends the National Guard to Ferguson | Human Events

Those with long historical memories can savor a bit of irony that the current governor of Missouri is named “Nixon,” and he’s sending in the National Guard to quell the riots in Ferguson.  Once upon a time, the “counter-culture” held the President of the United States accountable when the governor of a state called out […]

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Police in Riot Gear Roll Out Military Equipment As Ferguson Erupts | CNS News

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St. Louis suburb in the wake of the shooting of the unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown. Hours earlier, the police chief had said race relations were the top […]

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Clyburn: Tim Scott Doesn’t Vote His Color | The Daily Caller

Republican Sen. Tim Scott doesn’t vote according to the color of his skin, Assistant Democratic Leader Rep. James Clyburn complained in a Thursday Washington Post article. “If you call progress electing a person with the pigmentation that he has, who votes against the interest and aspirations of 95 percent of the black people in South […]

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The left doesn’t believe in Dr. King’s colorblind dream | The Daily Caller

Martin Luther King is an American icon whose legacy has become part of the American ethos – the guiding beliefs that characterize our national identity. Just as Thomas Jefferson is best known for authoring the Declaration of Independence, King’s contribution to this ethos is inseparable from his “I Have A Dream” speech, which articulated a […]

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