1. Minotaur

    White man in Florida 'stand your ground' case charged with manslaughter in black man''s shooting death" Well done. It was expected and I am glad to see that this will go through the courts where it obviously belongs. "Prosecutors charged a white man with manslaughter Monday in the death of an unarmed black man whose videotaped shooting in a store parking lot has...
  2. bajisima

    Minnesota could be ground zero for the House midterms?

    Interesting article. Tons of money will pour into MN for these races. For all the talk of a blue wave sweeping Democrats back into the House majority this fall, their efforts could be thwarted in one of the nation’s bluest states. Voters in the sprawling farm country south of Minneapolis...
  3. Jets

    Stand Your Ground vs Duty To Retreat

    I would be curious which option posters support and why? I’ll use these definitions for discussion purposes. Please feel free to adjust and/or correct them. SYG: Places the burden of proof on the attacker, law enforcement or prosecutor that they must prove that you weren’t acting in...
  4. Southern Dad

    Florida Stand Your Ground Law - Handicapped Parking Fight

    The police have said that this shooting was self defense. This shooting was clearly seen on video. In a side over a parking space, McGlockton shoved Drejka to the ground. Drejka used deadly force and shot him. He had no duty to retreat under Florida law...
  5. RNG

    Trump breaks new ground again, attacks the Fed

    For two days Dot Don has been strongly criticizing the Fed for raising interest rates. According to the BBC and CBC, this is the first time a president has tried to influence the Fed. He claims that raising interest rates would have a negative impact on business expansion. My belief is...
  6. bajisima

    Cynthia Nixon gaining ground on Gov Cuomo

    Another celebrity politician? Still quite a ways to go.. Gov. Cuomo’s large lead over Cynthia Nixon has begun to slip, a new Siena College poll found. A month after Nixon entered the Democratic gubernatorial race, Cuomo now leads the “Sex and the City” actress among registered Democrats...
  7. allegoricalfact

    Pilot of downed Russian Su-25 in Syria died fighting on the ground (GRAPHIC VIDEO) Who gave the terrorists the MANPAD? ''A Syrian special forces operation is reportedly underway in the area where a Russian Su-25 jet was downed by a MANPAD rocket on Saturday. The goal is to find evidence allowing...
  8. Goofball

    Moonbeam Jerry Brown threatens protesters: Let's put you in the ground.

    Seems Dims love them some protesters unless they are protesting hypocritical Dims..........then those crazy protesters need to be buried. California Gov. Jerry Brown to protesters during climate speech: 'Let's put you in the ground'
  9. cpicturetaker12

    Reporter thrown to ground & ARRESTED for filming VA REP guv candidate in a PARADE!

    Excuse me? A parade? On a city street? Any camera should be allowed. Press credentials or NOT!! Remember people, this was the head of the RNC running for governor (and running way behind as of yesterday). Reporter thrown down, arrested by police over Gillespie filming BY MAX GREENWOOD -...
  10. BYG Jacob

    Video of teen killed by BP shows he was facedown on ground when killed

    Teen Elena Rodriguez was on the ground when shot by border agent Horrifying
  11. Babba

    Common High Court Ground

    This is good news. I think it's something we can all agree on. The Supreme Court justices finally found an issue that unites them.
  12. cpicturetaker12

    TRUMP TOWER: GROUND 0 of the who/what/WHERE & WHY FBI was silent on RUSSIAN meddling

    I don't know if I am MADDER or if I understand more? I don't know if COMEY thought Hillary WOULD win, why jeopardize a 3 decade operation? I don't know if COMEY said fuck her, we aren't giving up on this internecine highly vested in operation even if she loses? I don't know if COMEY also...
  13. Madeline

    Stand Your Ground Defense Denied To Movie Theater Shooter

    Movie theater shooting: Judge denies 'stand your ground' defense - This stupid law should be repealed. Whaca think?
  14. R

    Pentagon considers 'sending ground troops to Syria'

    Pentagon considers 'sending ground troops to Syria' | The Independent This is what John McCain has been asking for at least 5 years. Is this really coming down the pipeline? It's a huge departure from Obama's Syria policy. Personally, I think this proposal will further destabilise the middle...
  15. HayJenn

    Yemen Withdraws Permission for U.S. Antiterror Ground Missions

    WASHINGTON — Angry at the civilian casualties incurred last month in the first commando raid authorized by President Trump, Yemen has withdrawn permission for the United States to run Special Operations ground missions against suspected terrorist groups in the country, according to American...
  16. cpicturetaker12

    "White power" screams woman, then knocks 83 YR. OLD KOREAN to the ground

    Well, the RIGHT must be so proud, they really are indocrtrinating WOMEN to their cause now and in the city of Hollywood. WIN, WIN! This attacker maybe 'mentally ill'. How can one tell now? Witnesses say white LA woman shouted ‘White power!’ before attacking Korean pedestrian ERIN CORBETT 02...
  17. allegoricalfact

    We will seek common ground, not hostility; partnership, not conflict.

    I want to tell the world community that while we will always put America's interests first, we will deal fairly with everyone, with everyone. All people and all other nations. We will seek common ground, not hostility; partnership, not conflict. Full text of Donald Trump's victory speech -...
  18. The Man

    Syrian troops take high ground in Aleppo

    In renewed Aleppo attacks, Syrian troops capture high ground They are dropping leaflets in the rebel held areas, showing dead rebel/Islamist commanders, saying give up, leave, or you die too, basically Syrian military drops “exit now” leaflets over east Aleppo Putin says ALL of Syria...
  19. Amelia

    Senate Update: Clinton Is Surging, But Down-Ballot Democrats Are Losing Ground

    Senate Update: Clinton Is Surging, But Down-Ballot Democrats Are Losing Ground | FiveThirtyEight Predictions are still that Democrats will control the Senate but the current trend is not reassuring. Looks like voters could choose gridlock after all. Here are a few excerpts. There's much...
  20. Ginger

    GOP gains ground on Dems in voter registration in key states

    The enthusiasm gap. WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have gained ground on Democrats in registering voters in three battleground states and kept their razor-thin advantage in Iowa — encouraging news for Donald Trump eight weeks before Election Day. Republicans added hundreds of thousands of...