It’s been almost a year since Henderson, Nevada police Sergeant James Mitchell dispatched his service dog, a Belgian Malinois named Doerak, into a vehicle where 17-month old Ayleen Alvarez sat in the back seat. Doerak attacked little Alvarez, leaving her with puncture wounds. The police department recently released dashcam videos of the incident. On January […]Read More WHY A HENDERSON, NEVADA POLICE DOG ATTACKED A 17-MONTH OLD BABY
He was called “Distracted” in a personnel assessment file. “Weepy.” “Could not follow simple directions.” Cannot “Communicate clear thoughts nor recollections.” The “Weepy” person is Cleveland police officer Timothy Loehmann, pictured above, who recently avoided a grand jury indictment for the shooting death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year old African descendant. Loehmann’s partner, Officer Frank […]Read More TAMIR RICE — A LOSER COP’S DREAM COME TRUE
Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday approaches, and the fallen leader is the subject of this week’s Sunday Smack. King used to be a close friend of the White House — until he moved beyond lunch counter integration issues to fight poverty and America’s conduct in the Vietnam War. The interrelation between the US government’s attitude […]Read More SUNDAY SMACK: WOULD MLK BE PUT ON THE NO-FLY LIST IN 2015?
What did the Russian fighter jets say to the massive Islamic State (ISIL) convoy of trucks transporting illegal oil from Syria to Turkey? KABOOM. Russia’s Ministry of Defense shared a video of the bombing raid it brought to what’s presumed to be ISIL trucks moving caliphate-stolen oil to Turkey for sale to the region — […]Read More RUSSIA SMOKES HUGE ISIL OIL CONVOY — NO GAMES ATTACHED
Some of you still think there’s a war on Christmas. I mean, didn’t Fox News — facetiously or otherwise — declare victory, and presumably an end to all hostilities? In case you need more assurance, here’s some good news: Donald Trump — assuming you can wait this long — promised to win The War if […]Read More WAR ON CHRISTMAS GAME REVISITED
My head is spinning here — since when can a person be convicted and jailed for rape because the victim pointed out the alleged attacker in a dream? No other evidence. No witnesses. Just a dream. The 28-year imprisonment of Denver, Colorado resident Clarence Moses-El through clairvoyance screams predatory imprisonment. The rest of this story […]Read More THE INJUSTICE OF A DREAM — THE CLARENCE MOSES-EL STORY
Self identification is necessary to add proper context to this Sunday Smack — I’m an African descendant non-Jew who recently attended a Chanukah event. The video you see below is a product of my attempt to shoot a spinning dreidel with a holiday choir singing in the background. The challenge I faced was holding my […]Read More SUNDAY SMACK: BLACK MEN CAN’T DREIDEL?
What should approving the second coming of the Patriot Act — known to others as the data privacy-shredding Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) — have to do with bipartisan passage of the 1.1 trillion-dollar omnibus federal spending bill? Did you know that oil tankers are parked at sea while brokers search for buyers in an […]Read More US OMNIBUS SPENDING BILL — CHRISTMAS FOR OLIGARCHS
As I looked at last night’s Party of No Brains debate, I recalled my prediction of Donald Trump’s strong shot at being that party’s nominee — even before his first candidate debate. Back then, I made parallels between the cultural pessimism Americans faced during the late 70’s — which catalyzed the election of Ronald Reagan […]Read More DREAM CHASIN’ AND PARTY TRIPPIN’ — HOW YOU CREATED ‘TRUMP 2016’
Selling oil out of your backpack or the trunk of your Chevy Impala may not attract attention from anyone other than your limited circle of physically proximate buyers. But how can Islamic State — the terror group that has invaded oil-rich sections of Iraq and Syria — run a $500 million a year oil business […]Read More WHAT’S UP WITH ISLAMIC STATE’S OIL BUSINESS?