No one's being jailed for practicing her religion. Someone's being jailed for using the government to force others to practice her religion.— Rachel Held Evans (@rachelheldevans) September 3, 2015
Well and succinctly put.
Ted Cruz blames Obama for a climate of violence against police, saying he "demonized" law enforcement: http://t.co/KaQha9gIzD— The Associated Press (@AP) September 4, 2015
I will have more to say on this lie soon. For now, I offer contrasting tweets from Radley Balko, author of Rise of the Warrior Cop.
Scott Walker is right. This isn't the America he grew up in. In that America, 3x as many cops were murdered per year. http://t.co/fsp7FrKbUo— Radley Balko (@radleybalko) September 3, 2015
Albuquerque cop mistakenly shot 9 times by fellow cop during botched drug sting sues department, city. http://t.co/JzxvfsQxYQ— Radley Balko (@radleybalko) August 31, 2015
Deputy clerks will issue marriage licenses to gay couples in Kentucky after their defiant boss was ordered to jail http://t.co/B0rvxbC6Kc— The New York Times (@nytimes) September 3, 2015
This is good news for the rule of law. Will she cash in? There is little doubt of it--but that is why Judge Bunning ordered jail for her, since fines would hardly be enough in her case.
No, Kim Davis is not Martin Luther King, Jr. http://t.co/T6qmIaXjZg— huffpostgay (@huffpostgay) September 3, 2015
Key And Peele spoof America's favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Stage and screen actor Dean Jones, known for his Disney films and to Broadway fans as the original Bobby from Stephen Sondheim's Company, is dead at 84. May he rest in peace. The above recording session clip from 1970 is thrilling. And Elaine Stritch looks so young.
His Name: Aylan His Age: 3 His Place of Birth: Syria, Kobani We have eyes little angel, yet still we can't see. pic.twitter.com/yQwhz4G1Xj— Ali H. Soufan (@Ali_H_Soufan) September 3, 2015
America, with all its wealth, can take more of these desperate families. Especially considering that America's preemptive war in Iraq did so much to destabilize the Mideast region. No one should die like this.
A dead baby becomes the most tragic symbol yet of the Mediterranean refugee crisis http://t.co/d3sSjBHlj7— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September 2, 2015