Appears LMPD And National Guard Have Shot Dead A Local Business Owner in Louisville.

I didn’t see this last night, but the Courier-Journal is reporting it today: Investigation launched into LMPD, National Guard fatal shooting of West End restaurant owner LOUISVILLE,  Ky. — Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered Kentucky State Police to investigate the early Monday incident that featured Louisville Metro Police and National Guard personnel fatally shooting the…

Wisconsin Gov. Evers pulls National Guard troops from border

As a native Wisconsinite now living in the deep-blue state of Oregon, I’m heartened to see my once proudly progressive home state veering back toward sanity. Stating the glaringly obvious, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has announced he will pull the state’s National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border, where I can only presume they’ve been relentlessly…

Scott Walker using Wisconsin National Guard to promote religious mythology

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The author of this story is not an attorney and is not a religious scholar. In the latest battle in the Republican Party’s War on the Constitution, Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) is using the Wisconsin National Guard and Wisconsin Emergency Management to promote the religious fiction that Santa Claus is a real person…