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Adam Ciminello

Entrepreneurship, Social Justice, and the idea of Bono never performing again are all things that excite me. And yes, my grandma is cooler than yours. Say hi sometime on twitter @Aciminello
Christian extremist Theodore Shoebat. Credit: Raw Story

Theodore Shoebat Blasts Governor Fallin’s Decision To Veto Anti-Abortion Bill, Says Women Who Exercise Freedom To Choose Should Be Lined Up Before A Firing Squad And Shot

“If you really believe it’s murder, then the woman has to be punished. That is the logical conclusion.”   Today’s assault on women’s health and reproductive rights comes from our extremist friend Theodore Shoebat. We’ve featured his ranting before; he’s the guy who wants swat teams to raid the homes of …

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Sheriff Lanny North (Hocking County Sheriff's Office)

“They ought to pay us to burn crosses in neighborhoods,” Shocking New Audio Reveals Ohio Cops Mocked Trayvon Martin’s Killing With Cross-Burning Jokes And Racial Slurs

Deputy is still on the job despite recordings of him repeatedly using racial slurs to mock Martin’s death.   In scenes somewhat reminiscent of a racist texting scandal that has shaken the San Francisco Police Department, public officials in Hocking County, Ohio, are reeling after audio has surfaced as part …

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Former state and federal prosecutors are urging the Supreme Court to invalidate Foster's conviction because of "blatant prosecutorial misconduct." They point to study after study showing that when it comes to getting rid of racial discrimination, the current system doesn't work.
Annette Elizabeth Allen/NPR

SCOTUS Throws Out Death Sentence To Timothy Foster Because Jury Selection Racially Discriminated

SCOTUS rules 7-1 in Foster v Georgia that the defendant’s conviction in 1986 was a “blatant prosecutorial misconduct,” violates 6th amendment.   The Supreme Court ruled Monday morning to give Georgia inmate Timothy Foster new life by finding that prosecutors unconstitutionally barred any potential black jurors from serving on his trial almost …

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The Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.   REUTERS/Jon Herskovitz

Oklahoma Is Attempting To Impeach President Obama Over Bathroom Rights

State legislature filed a measure calling for impeachment along with egregious bill allowing for “separate but equal” bathrooms for evangelicals claiming “religious liberty.”   The GOP-dominated legislature in Oklahoma is taking extremism to a new level, filing a measure calling for President Barack Obama’s impeachment over his administration’s recommendations (which, …

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Some of the contraband smuggled into Rikers recovered through the investigation. Bronx DA

Two Officers Indicted In Major Smuggling Conspiracy On Rikers Island

Bronx District Attorney says elaborate scheme involving thousands of bribes brought drugs, other contraband inside   Seventeen people, involving inmates and at least two correction officers, have been arrested as part of a major Rikers Island smuggling investigation, the Bronx District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday afternoon. Two corrections officers and one Rikers Island …

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