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Burning Officer Darren Wilson in effigy

Published Dec. 2, 2014

Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson PD has now resigned. Should he have? He probably had no choice. His life would be in danger every time he set foot outside the station and, he told the media, his fellow officers' lives, too. However, should he have had to? That's a different question. The answer is a resounding "no."

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Finding common ground for Laylah

Published Nov. 10, 2014

I looked at family photos of the 5-year-old girl who was shot to death this week in Milwaukee. They were even more heartbreaking than the single angelic professional photo the media's been highlighting. You see Laylah Petersen doing things all little girls do. Trick or treating. Going to the zoo. In church. Swinging. Taking goofy selfies for the camera. I have a 9-year-old girl. She does all of those things. Laylah Petersen must be regarded now, in a sense, as this community's child, too.

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Rev. Ron reviews "Now You See Me"

This is one of those movies that, when I saw the trailer, thought it looked cool and agreed with the internet's assumption that it was Ocean's Eleven but with magic. I was cool with that. However, the problem that arises from a movie like Now You See Me is that all those syndicated critics and th...

Rev. Ron reviews "Pain & Gain"

Michael Bay takes the caffeine-mainlined, cocaine-fueled pace he is known for and puts it towards a stylized crime comedy based on a true story...hey, at least he's taking a break from his repeated beatings he's giving to the childhood of most men in America...that is, until the next Transformers...

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