On Tuesday, Urban Shield Might Die.

Urban Shield is a militarized policing, weapons expo and SWAT training and competition held annually in the Bay Area since 2007. It is the brainchild of Alameda County's Sheriff Greg Ahern, funded through Homeland Security’s Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI). Not surprisingly, it has been the target of activists for about as long as it has…

IL-Sen: Dick Durbin (D) Builds Momentum For The Medicare At 50 Act

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Dick Durbin’s (D. IL) re-election campaign: For too long, quality, affordable health care could only be accessed by the healthiest and wealthiest Americans. The Affordable Care Act helped level the playing field, but our work isn’t done until health care is seen as a human right and afforded to…

It's getting worse: Average tax refund now down 17 percent

The last we heard on the subject, the average American’s tax refund was off 8.7 percent from last year, and people thought that augured poorly for Republicans. Today, the news is even worse for the Grand Old Pity Party. According to the IRS, the average refund so far this tax season is down a whopping…

Sarah Kendzior Goes Off on Manafort on AM Joy's Show. I Love this Woman!

Tellin’ it like it is. x #SarahKendzior delivers with a wallop. Wish everyone was as fed up. @amjoyshow @sarahkendzior pic.twitter.com/ncL3xRIBS6 — Mike Connor (@michaelhconnor) February 23, 2019 “He’s (Manafort) been indicted for crimes that he committed decades ago. Why didn’t they indict him before? Why did the media not go after Manafort as soon as…