“It’s on the border now and it’s spreading into Texas and across the nation,” A.J. Louderback, sheriff of Jackson County, Texas, told National Review Online after a press conference in which he described a four-hour gun battle involving cartels just across the border on Sunday that left at least 50 people dead.
Yet an undercurrent of authoritarianism in American culture — and a particular American deference to authority figures who are supposed to “protect” us – threatens to let it go unchecked.
“This is extremely dangerous, with tensions as high as they are now. We may not live through these days: someone could lose their nerve,” he wrote Wednesday in a commentary entitled “To unfreeze relations,” published in the government daily Rossiyskaya Gazet, Reuters reports. “I suggest the leaders of Russia and the United States think about holding a summit with a broad agenda, without preliminary conditions.”
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“The parents of 10 children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School have filed or soon will file notices in probate court that they plan to make wrongful death claims on their children’s behalf,”
One Saturday morning in Houston, Shelley Calton ran into a frazzled friend who had just come out of the hair salon. While she was getting a new cut, another patron’s handgun accidentally went off in her purse. The bullet ricocheted in the room, narrowly missing her.
“Power concedes nothing without a fight, that’s true , but it’s also true that a country’s conscious has to be triggered by some inconvenience,” Obama said. “The value of peaceful protests, activism … is it reminds the society this is not yet done.”
Polarization has its own logic. And as red and blue states pursue their sharply divergent versions of government, each increasingly presents a vision of Dickensian hell to the other.
Ten Black Guerrilla Family members are “preparing to shoot on duty police officers,” Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins said.
The official emphasized that the mission was approved “very quickly” after the U.S. had actual intelligence. In recent days, the administration had faced some criticism over what some characterized as a lengthy approval process for an earlier attempt to rescue Somers.
So Ms. Bernaugh was somewhat surprised by her family’s reaction after Darren Wilson, a white police officer here, killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager. Forced into more frank discussions about race with her family than ever before, Ms. Bernaugh, 29, said her relatives seemed more outraged by the demonstrations than the killing, which she saw as an injustice.
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But the show was really about telling the “untold” stories of the business owners, some of whom had their entirely livelihoods wiped away when protesters targeted their businesses in frustration.
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo said Monday. “If you know somebody that is acting with a lot of hatred towards any particular group- especially if it’s somebody you know is a gun enthusiast or is armed with these type of firearms and they’re showing any kind of propensity for hatred- it doesn’t mean we’re going to take them to jail, but we might want to vet these people.”
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“acting with a lot of hatred towards any particular group.” But he put extra emphasis on one particular group of people — “gun enthusiasts.”
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The group of eight, who were brought to the United States by their parents as children, met with Obama domestic policy advisor Cecilia Munoz on the day that the House approved an essentially symbolic measure to roll back the president’s actions.
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Much of the incident was photographed by St. Louis Post-Dispatch photographer David Carson, who caught images of protesters climbing on the van’s hood, the motorist pulling away and apparently hitting protesters, the driver pulling out a gun, and police arresting him:
“dangerous loss of composure” during firearms training.
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“As hunters, we need to stand strong, unite as one and NEVER apologize for being who we are!” Shockey said in a statement. “We should focus our energy on being the best hunters we can be by challenging ourselves to be ethical, respectful and responsible so as to humbly uphold our proud heritage. Now, let’s get out there and enjoy the great outdoors!”
Rock continues, “There are no race relations. White people were crazy. Now they’re not as crazy. To say that black people have made progress would be to say they deserve what happened to them befor
the name Muhammad has topped the list of the top 100 boys’ names of 2014 (when alternate spellings such as Mohammed are included).