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Minneapolis City Council Members Complain of Rising Crime Months after Trying to Defund Police Department

Minneapolis City Council Members Complain of Rising Crime Months after Trying to Defund Police Department

Minneapolis City Council members complained of rising crime rates in the city and asked the city’s police chief what he is doing about it during a Tuesday meeting on police reform, months after the council proposed dismantling the police department. Council members told police chief

Oscars get a symbolic makeover

Oscars get a symbolic makeover

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences suffered embarrassment in 2015 when #OscarsSoWhite started trending on social media. April Reign, the activist who started the hashtag, noted at the time that the academy’s membership was 92 percent white and 75 percent male. The controversy went

The Police Heroism in Compton

The Police Heroism in Compton

Last Friday, when we marked the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, one thing that did not get enough attention was the sacrifice of the police, firefighters, and other first responders, hundreds of whom were killed that day. First responders is an apt term for them. They

The Catholic Case Against Communism

The Catholic Case Against Communism

In July 2019, America magazine, the top Jesuit publication, published a piece titled, “The Catholic Case for Communism,” with an accompanying photo of Bolivian leader Evo Morales handing a “communist crucifix” to Pope Francis. It suggested that Catholics can find common cause with, or a kindred spirit

NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN show zero results for reports on the 5-year-old white child allegedly executed by black 25-year-old neighbor

NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN show zero results for reports on the 5-year-old white child allegedly executed by black 25-year-old neighbor

Four major news networks have not reported on a story of a 5-year-old white child who was allegedly shot in the head at point-blank range by a 25-year-old black man while he played in the street. “Cannon Hinnant Say his name @CNN @NBCNews @CBSNews @ABC,” Jason Howerton of the Blaze tweeted,

Good Cop, Bad Cop

Good Cop, Bad Cop

The aftermath of the wrongful death of George Floyd has unfortunately seen another wrong: the perception of too many police officers as villains. Police are feeling it, painfully. Many of them are blaming not just bad police but Black Lives Matter for its language regarding