Posted by Robert Ehlert on November 24, 2014
Nobody is guilty of anything tonight in Ferguson, Mo., but the spectacle unfolding on cable TV news in Middle America is anything but innocent.
The Heartland looks unglued and some of it is on fire as people upset with a no indictment ruling by a St. Louis County grand jury act out amid volleys of tear gas, random gunshots and highly volatile tempers that dont need much of a spark.
Im watching CNN and thinking to myself whether this story is being covered or ignited by the cameras. The media portal in my house is larger than the ones I was glued to during Watts and the Summer of Rodney King, but no less contentious.
Posted on October 21, 2014
Editorial cartoonists are doing their jobs but is Ebola, or criticism of the CDC, too controversial a topic?
Posted by Robert Ehlert on September 25, 2014
Whether you like or loathe U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, you have to admit that he is fearless in voicing and executing his convictions from his position as the nation's top cop.
Posted on September 22, 2014
Feeling safe today?
Masterson focuses on courage and human rights in address to his final graduating class of Boise PD recruits
Posted on September 12, 2014
Boise Police Chief Mike Masterson chose the themes of courage and defending human rights in an address to the final graduating class of police recruits he will oversee before his retirement.
Posted by Robert Ehlert on September 10, 2014
Exactly 13 years ago today, on Sept. 10, 2001, the United States was blissfully marking time in a relative phase of innocence during our then 225-year history.