Category Archives: The Swing

West Point Makes History

West Point has appointed its first African-American superintendent. On Monday morning, Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams kicked off his first day as the academy’s 60th superintendent with an assumption of command ceremony. He succeeds Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen, who had held the position since 2013.

Fourth of July Plot Foiled

Authorities announced Monday a man had been arrested for planning a terrorist attack in Cleveland. The man, Demetrius Nathaniel Pitts, was taken into custody Sunday and has been charged with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Pitts, who used the name Abdur

Former First Lady Laura Bush: Stop Separating Families

On Sunday, Laura Bush condemned President Trump’s “zero-tolerance policy” in a rare break from retirement. Laura Bush has never been a political figure known for “making waves”. During her tenure as First Lady she served in the traditional ceremonial role. That is not to say

Barry Crimmins, Activist and Comedian, Dies at 64

Crimmins passed away yesterday after battling stage 4 non-Hodgkins lymphoma. His final moments were spent with his wife, Helen and longtime friend, Bobcat Goldthwait. Crimmins was a major figure in the 80’s on the comedy circuit in Boston. His comedy routines focused through the years on

The Gun Debate

As the nation reels from another mass shooting, renewed calls for gun reform rise. The question is, can we come together for change or is this another doomed dance? We all know how it goes. The “Breaking News” banner appears. Journalists instantly begin relaying early

Democrats Want Hillary Clinton to leave the spotlight.

Democrats Want Clinton Out of Spotlight…And We Agree

After two failed campaigns, it’s time for Hillary to rethink her role. According to a new report by The Hill, Democrats are clamoring for the former Presidential hopeful to take a hint and back away. Frankly, the only shocking part of this news is the

Turkish Government Workers Assault US Citizens on US Soil during Protest

Brutal Attack by Members of Turkish Government on U.S. Citizens Draws Outrage

Supporters of President Erdogan violently charged a group of protesters on Tuesday night. The violent confrontation took place outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence. Eleven people were injured, including a police officer. Nine were transported to a hospital due to their injuries. Metropolitan Police chief, Peter Newsham, addressed