There’s a prevailing idea that there’s something ethically wrong with being poor, and that America’s run according to Christian values. But when people are practicing genuine Christian values, they themselves are directly prosecuted…Let’s bear in mind that America just had midterm elections where $4 billion was spent on campaigning — [campaigning] is just telling you that something’s good. But feeding the homeless? That’s illegal.
Nov 07, 2014
In the middle of a crisis, pulling Dr. Frieden away from the work he needs to do so Congress members could all make their little press statements -- it was shameful.
Oct 18, 2014
We want to believe that diversity can transform the relationship of police to the communities they serve. But odds are good that it doesn’t, and it won’t. Given the fraught history of blacks and law enforcement, blue—it seems—is the only color that matters.
Oct 13, 2014
Racial discrimination in elections in Texas is no mere historical artifact. To the contrary, Texas has been found in violation of the Voting Rights Act in every redistricting cycle from and after 1970.
Oct 18, 2014
You struck a nerve with the whole community…I’ve been in the community for a long time fighting for [marijuana legalization]…. now we got people like yourself who are standing up. You show that this multi culture is not just a bunch of thug dudes that’s trying to push weed - but it’s women. And they speak with intelligence, and speak from a right frame of mind…
Sep 26, 2014
I didn’t do anything wrong. I’m proud of my career and the job I did for this country.
Sep 22, 2014
We are not seeking revolution. We just want democracy!
Oct 04, 2014