Illinois Sheriff Refuses to Evict Homeowners
Sez Sheriff Tom Dart: “I can’t possibly be expected to evict people from their homes when the banks themselves can’t say for sure everything was done properly. I need some kind of assurance that we aren’t evicting families based on fraudulent behavior by the banks. Until that happens, I can’t in good conscience keep carrying out evictions involving these banks.”
Apparently, men suddenly care about groping. Now that it’s happening to them.
Texas Cheerleader Kicked Off Squad for Refusing to Cheer Player Who Raped Her The court supported the Silsbee High School’s decision when she sued.
The Impact of SB1070 on Native Peoples
Guess who else “looks illegal”? That’s right, the people who have been here since before white people illegally entered what is now the United States. Huh, that’s weird.
Black people should stop whining about racism and concentrate more on why black people are so violent. Or so sez Jason Riley at the venerable Wall Street Journal.
Germany’s perspective on the American Great Recession is at least interesting, if nothing else. A Superpower in Decline: Is the American Dream Over?
Guess what they decided?
The United States is a confused and fearful country in 2010. American companies are still world-class, but today Apple and Coca-Cola, Google and Microsoft are investing in Asia, where labor is cheap and markets are growing, and hardly at all in the United States. Some 47 percent of Americans don’t believe that the America Dream is still realistic.
The Desperate States of America are loud and distressed. The country has always been a little paranoid, but now it’s also despondent, hopeless and pessimistic. Americans have always believed in the country’s capacity for regeneration, that a new awakening is possible at any time. Now, 63 percent of Americans don’t believe that they will be able to maintain their current standard of living.