Freddie Gray being loaded into a van by Baltimore Police
On April 12th, six Baltimore police officers assaulted Freddie Gray and took him on something I'll admit I've never heard of ...
I am a follower of Jesus Christ. I call myself that in order to distinguish myself from the dominant strain of North American Christianity. At the risk of sounding arrogant and judgmental, I am ...
One of the things that really stuck out in Monday's reporting on the unrest in Baltimore was a statement by Daryll DeSousa, the chief of patrol.
He said in a press briefing that Baltimore was ...
The true Baltimore story was an all day event yesterday. Because I was wedded to my sofa, and unable to work due to an injury so couldn't even be at the computer, I watched all day as Baltimore took ...
Update: Good lord -- Baltimore is burning! Please let this end.
There have been many great diaries today on the tragic rioting in Baltimore following the funeral of Freddie Gray. Tasini's "...
For most of his life, Jimmy Carter has been an advocate for human rights. In 1982, one year after leaving the Oval Office, the former US President and his wife Rosalynn Carter, founded ...
Napoleon once famously said that an Army travels on its stomach. And it is thanks to Napoleon that the modern world has canned food. Troops, of course, grumbled about the quality of their rations ...
Welcome to Coffee Hour. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know what is new with you. I've always loved art. I have been doing it all my life. ...
Happy 451st birthday, William Shakespeare! If you had lived in modern times you would no doubt have enjoyed yellow cake with chocolate icing. We’ll think of you as we savor each delicious bite.
In case you missed it, the billionaires' final solution to the problem of the American middle class (as created by FDR) has been underway since the 2008 crash.
For six centuries there has been a ...