Author: Kwaisi France

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The Civil War Was About Slavery And Nothing More

  A state representative from Winona, Mississippi urged in a weekend Facebook post that those who support the removal of Confederate monuments be lynched. Rep. Karl Oliver, R-Winona, wrote: “The destruction of these monuments, erected in the loving memory of our family and fellow Southern Americans, is both heinous and...

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Michael Flynn and Donald Trump Think Michael Flynn Is Guilty

  Emily Zanotti outlines how former Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn won’t respond to a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, instead invoking the Fifth Amendment’s right against self-incrimination. Sources confirmed to the NBC News that Flynn will make his demand official in a letter to the committee Monday afternoon.  ...

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Jordan Edwards and Police Officers Who Lie With Impunity

  David French recounts the horrible Jordan Edwards story out of Balch Springs, Texas. Based on the available evidence (always an important caveat), it began like countless stories in suburban America.   A mom left town, and her son did what kids tend to do — he threw a party....

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Adam Jones Incident Reminds Us How Racist Boston Is

  Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones was the target of racism from the Fenway Park crowd during his team’s 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday.   “A disrespectful fan threw a bag of peanuts at me,” Adam Jones said, per Bob Nightengale of USA Today. “I was...