I began collecting these headlines not long after Joe Biden began expressing apprehensions about Putin’s intentions in Ukraine. I wanted to document the lead-up to whatever it might be that might happen. I avoided pieces that appeared to be mere speculation or he-said-she-said. Once the war itself began, I quit; the war itself will be adequately documented.
Yahoo! News links are not immortal; so whenever possible, I have linked to the source.
These individuals account for 1% of the general population, 25% of the prison population, and 50% of all crime. Put differently, 10% of the population commit 90% of the crime; but this one tenth of the criminals, commit five times as much crime.
Heather Cook, an Episcopalian suffragan bishop in Maryland, has been in the news lately. A few weeks ago, she was involved in a vehicular homicide, and currently faces charges including vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated, texting while driving, and leaving the scene of an accident.
In the January 13, 2015 Washington Post, Valerie Strauss calls attention to an obscure Supreme Court case that she says may have a greater impact on the educational achievement of black children than any other case since the 1954 Brown v. Board decision.
She republishes a lengthy analysis of the situation by Richard Rothstein. She often republishes Richard Rothstein’s articles. As usual, Rothstein has assembled a mountain of data in support of his position; however, unfortunately, a mountain of data matters little if one’s premises are wrong.