‘It is an outrages’: Illiterate racist trolls greet Obama’s arrival on Facebook with complaints and Trump chants

‘It is an outrages’: Illiterate racist trolls greet Obama’s arrival on Facebook with complaints and Trump chants

Travis Gettys President Barack Obama finally joined Facebook, and he was welcomed to the ubiquitous social media platform by both fans and critics. He invited Facebook users to take a video tour of the White House lawn — and the haters, well, hated that. “Thanks for nothing!” complained Devin Lowrance. “I have a back yard

Texas troopers caught skewing racial profiling data by labeling Hispanics and blacks as white

Texas troopers caught skewing racial profiling data by labeling Hispanics and blacks as white

David Edwards A recent investigation revealed that racial profiling data gathered by the Texas Department of Public Safety could not be trusted because some troopers had been labeling minority drivers as white. KXAN reviewed more than 16 million traffic citation records and found that the ethnicity of the drivers had been incorrectly recorded in a

Anarchism, explained

Anarchism, explained

The Conversation Whenever public protests ignite into violent behaviour, the mainstream media are often quick to refer to “anarchy” and to “anarchists”. Those who are referred to as anarchists are protesters who burn tires or engage in battles with the police. In this narrative, anarchists are lawless hooligans and anarchy is about chaos and pointless

Georgia dentist leaves kid’s mouth ‘pouring blood’ — but he’s still practicing despite 50 complaints

Georgia dentist leaves kid’s mouth ‘pouring blood’ — but he’s still practicing despite 50 complaints

Travis Gettys Dozens of parents have complained that a Georgia dentist ruined their children’s teeth or caused them pain — but the state licensing board waited about three years after a criminal investigation was launched to take any action. Nicole Carter said her daughter, Somer, was about 1 1/2 years old when Dr. Maheshvar Patel

America’s ‘voting machines are f**cked’: The Daily Show examines a major threat to our election process

America’s ‘voting machines are f**cked’: The Daily Show examines a major threat to our election process

Travis Gettys A “Daily Show” correspondent was shocked to learn just how half-assed and slapped-together the American voting system actually is. Ronny Chieng, a native of Malaysia, spoke with elections officials and experts about the voting process, and found that many states use out-of-date and unreliable equipment that cause confusion, delays and a potential for