Tag: Salon
Armed Consumer Affairs Cops Raid Stockton Salon
“Did anyone know the California Department of Consumer Affairs has its own armed police force?” wonders Katy Grimes of the California Globe. Vicki Kirk and Dino Ballin, owners of the Pomp Hair Salon in Stockton, found out the hard way.  They were raided by “armed, body armor-wearing cops from the Department of Consumer Affairs,...
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The Lynch-mob Mentality in the “War on Terror”
In his latest column at Salon.com, “The lynch-mob mentality,” Glenn Greenwald correctly discusses the utter contradiction by those who properly want to hold terrorists accountable for their criminal acts against the innocent but then embrace both a foreign policy that knowingly harms innocent people and a legal system that tramples due process by not...
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My Open Letter to Daniel Gross at Newsweek (Historians and the Great Depression)
This is an email than I just sent to Daniel Gross a reporter at Newsweek: Dear Mr. Gross: I am a professor of history at the University of Alabama. Much of my research and teaching focuses on the Great Depression era in American history. In an article in Salon on January 2, 2009, David...
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