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Dylann Roof will represent himself during sentencing

WASHINGTON, January 2, 2017 – Dylann Roof, who was convicted in the 2015 attack on a Charleston church, was declared competent and will now represent himself during the sentencing phase of his trial. Roof is facing the death penalty. District Judge Richard Gergel delivered his ruling after testimony was given by forensic psychiatrist James Ballenger ...

BREAKING: Carly Fiorina drops out of race, Chris Christie next

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2016 – In a prepared statement Wednesday afternoon, Carly Fiorina announced that she was suspending her campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. According to CNBC, Fiorina made it official in a prepared statement that read in part: “To young girls and women across the country, I say: do not let others define ...

Confederate flags, gays, and tolerance

The First Amendment forces us to tolerate that which we would rather force out of sight and out of mind. It protects our right to honor our heritage, set our own context, or simply to be offensive.

Campaign videos: GOP exposes Democrats’ War Against Women

WASHINGTON, October 31, 2014 – Trick or Treat! There’s no escaping the TV ads, the robo-calls, the doorbell-ringing or the mass of political Internet videos as Campaign 2014 nears next week’s Tuesday climax. For what seems like decades now, attack ads have dominated on the airwaves, with both parties apparently finding it more effective to ...