Amy Klobuchar Let George Floyd’s Killer Off The Hook in 2006

Mint Press has the bombshell. Most of America, as we “opened up” over the Memorial Day weekend, was shocked and horrified at the image and video of a Minneapolis policeman, Derek Chauvin, keeping his knee on the neck of George Floyd for eight minutes while Floyd - in a heartbreaking callback to Eric Garner - repeatedly gasped out “I can’t breathe.” Floyd eventually passed out and later...

A Little Good News – Florida GOP Suffers Voter Suppression Setback

Never let it be said I only post awful or frightening stuff - Federal judge guts Florida law requiring felons to pay fines before they can vote: A federal judge has gutted a Florida state law requiring felons to pay all court fines and fees before they can register to vote, clearing the way for thousands of Floridians to register in time for the November presidential election. One for the rule...

Biden’s Gaffes and Rumsfeld’s Law

Friday morning, Joe Biden said something stupid on live national television. Well, on the internet. Most weeks, this would typically only be recognizable as "Friday," given the gaffes-per-day pace of ol' Gaffe Machine Joe. But this time, it was about the real third rail of American politics -- not Social Security, as the original formulation had it, but race. On a radio interview with popular...