The ambush-style shooting Saturday evening of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies as they sat in their patrol car at the L.A. Metro station in Compton was cruel and disgusting, as were the words that some demonstrators reportedly shouted outside St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, where the two deputies were being treated.
Earlier this year, South African-born comedian Trevor Noah hit at the heart of a serious problem hurting America right now.
After several years of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences being derided with the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, the organization has put out new rules requiring that every film up for consideration for a Best Picture Oscar not be so white and male — whether that’s in the story, the cast, the crew, the studio executives marketing the film or the interns hired by the studio or distributor.
Congress returned this week and it looks like the House and Senate, led by the abject political posturing of Senate Republicans, have given up on further coronavirus economic relief.
It’s hard to say just what Willie and Joe would make of the failed plan to shut down the military’s independent news source — Stars and Stripes.