Ex-officer destroys pro-cop pundit on C-SPAN: Finding racist police is not like ‘spotting a rainbow unicorn’

Ex-officer destroys pro-cop pundit on C-SPAN: Finding racist police is not like ‘spotting a rainbow unicorn’

David Edwards A former police officer took on Heather Mac Donald, a fellow at the conservative Manhattan Institute think tank, on Monday for acting like racist police officers were as rare as “spotting a rainbow unicorn.” During an appearance on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, Mac Donald argued that America was less safe because officers had responded

US construction spending at 7-year high in September

US construction spending at 7-year high in September

Agence France-Presse US construction spending hit a seven-year high in September after a modest rise in the previous month, the Commerce Department reported Monday. Despite some signs of slowdown elsewhere in the economy in the month, September spending on building new homes, highways, offices and other facilities held up at an annual pace of $1.09

MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ hosts score rare Koch interview after attending fancy Koch summit

MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ hosts score rare Koch interview after attending fancy Koch summit

International Business Times

Some may find it odd that oil magnates and Republican kingmakers Charles and David Koch chose the so-called left-leaning MSNBC as the venue for a rare sitdown interview on Tuesday. But what MSNBC isn’t promoting is that the hosts in charge of the interview are self-professed and unabashed Koch fans. The shadowy and larger-than-life billionaire brothers…

Study finds no real difference between male and female brains

Study finds no real difference between male and female brains

Newsweek

A new study has found that differences between male and female brains are minimal, particularly in the part of the brain responsible for memory and emotional responsiveness. The study, published in the journal Neuroimage and carried out by researchers at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago, undertook a meta-analysis of 76 previous studies…