On The Shooting Of Steve Scalise And The State of Politics In America

On The Shooting Of Steve Scalise And The State of Politics In America

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, House Majority WhipSteve Scalise (R-LA) was shot while practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game. The shooting took place three days ago, and I still haven’t written anything about it. Of course, any time the words “congress” and “baseball” appear in the same story, that’s pretty much entirely within our […]

Shaun King’s Boycotting the NFL For Their Treatment of Kaepernick

Shaun King’s Boycotting the NFL For Their Treatment of Kaepernick

Daily News columnist Shaun King announced this week that he’s boycotting the NFL for their “blatant bigotry and anti-blackness”, as well as it’s alleged blacklisting of Colin Kaepernick. On Tuesday, King wrote [via New York Daily News]: “I won’t be watching the NFL this year. I can’t, in good conscience, support this league, with many of its […]

In The Wake of International Incidents, President Trump Golfs With Peyton Manning

In The Wake of International Incidents, President Trump Golfs With Peyton Manning

On Sunday, Peyton Manning was spotted golfing along with President Trump and Senator Bob Corker. It was maybe not the best timing because, as The Hill noted, this is the second time the President has been spotted on a gulf course “during a weekend marked by terror attacks in London and protests nationwide”. Of course, golf didn’t […]

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Had Stern Words for Tiger Woods

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Had Stern Words for Tiger Woods

At 3 a.m. on Monday, May 29, Tiger Woods failed a field sobriety test after police found him sitting in a car stopped in the middle of the road. By the end of the day, the story was all over the news. The arresting officers claimed Woods’ speech was “slow and slurred” during the stop, although the former PGA champion’s blood […]

Erdoğan Issues Arrest Warrant For Gülen-Supporter Enes Kanter, Accuses Him Of Backing Terrorism

Erdoğan Issues Arrest Warrant For Gülen-Supporter Enes Kanter, Accuses Him Of Backing Terrorism

Yesterday, the Turkish government issued an arrest warrant for Enes Kanter of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Erdoğan’s government allege that Kanter’s support for exiled preacher Fethullah Gülen constitutes “membership of an armed terrorist organization”. This is not entirely unexpected, Kanter was detained in Romania last weekend after being informed that his Turkish passport had been cancelled. The 6’11” center was eventually rerouted […]

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