The Sunday Dog: A Nation’s Shame

Yesterday, a Wisconsin jury determined that a 15-year-old girl was mentally ill when she participated in the 2014 stabbing of a classmate. Authorities charged Anissa Weier with second-degree homicide when she was just twelve after she and a friend lured another girl to a secluded area and stabbed her at the behest of a fictional … Continue reading The Sunday Dog: A Nation’s Shame

The Daily Dog: Bending the Bars

Yesterday, a panel of the California Parole Board agreed to grant parole to one of the state’s most despised convicts, Leslie Van Houten. The 68-year-old former Manson cult member has been in prison for over 40 years and has been denied parole over 20 times in the past two decades. Described as a “model” prisoner, … Continue reading The Daily Dog: Bending the Bars

The Daily Dog: The Future is Not Happy

For many students across the nation, Tuesday was the first day of the 2017-2018 school year. Traditionally, it is a day to meet teachers, adjust to a new schedule and prepare for the lessons to come. In many schools yesterday, thousands of American students — and future voters — made a clear statement in support … Continue reading The Daily Dog: The Future is Not Happy

The Sunday Dog: The GOP Takes Aim at the 1st Amendment

While freedom loving Americans across the nation have been energized by Donald Trump’s trampling of civil liberties, the Republican Party has been secretly chiseling away at the core principle of the United States Constitution. In 20 states with GOP-led legislatures, lawmakers have quietly tried to criminalize the fundamental right of the people to protest. Six … Continue reading The Sunday Dog: The GOP Takes Aim at the 1st Amendment

The Daily Dog: A Crime in Progress

On Sunday, USA Today reported that Donald Trump is close to announcing the repeal of another Obama-era policy. This time, Trump is expected to roll back restrictions on the sale of military-grade weaponry and equipment to domestic police forces. Attorney General Jeff Sessions may make the reversal official as early as today while he addresses … Continue reading The Daily Dog: A Crime in Progress