Incarcerated youth are teenagers, and may exhibit the same impulsivity, moodiness and oppositional behavior known to parents everywhere. The idea that these challenges require the routine use of pepper spray is mistaken and harmful.
"I don't understand. I'd feel better if you wore a reflector." It's because you're 6'4" and 220 pounds and a man. You think about getting hit by a car. I think about being attacked. I think about it every time I step out of the door to run alone... whether at 3:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.
Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood is a disgrace to all the good men and women who wear the law enforcement uniform. I believe he should be held criminally negligent, by his total failure of leadership, in the brutal deaths of Jose Lucero and David Silva.
The minute we see President Obama use the powers of his presidency to end this immoral assault on America is the day we'll know he is ready to deal with a climate spiraling out of control on his watch.
if any other Republican presidential candidate were to have stopped by the UC Davis quad to give a campaign speech last week, there's little doubt in my mind that it would have been overshadowed by some form of protest.