Just what is America’s favorite pastime? Is it politics or baseball? Politics has always been a major spectator sport, particularly here in my home state of Louisiana. But don’t sell baseball short. Not only has baseball been around longer than any of America’s professional team sports, the game’s highs and lows have been injected in national politics almost from the sport’s inception.
A high school honors student in Tennessee is paying a major price for something his family says was a simple misunderstanding.
Administrators at Northeast High School suspended David Duren-Sanner, 18, after officials found a knife inside the car he had driven to school last Thursday — a vehicle that belongs to his father, a commercial fisherman.
The fishing knife was discovered during a random search.
A female soldier who hid in her car to avoid saluting the American flag and then brazenly posted a selfie of her actions on Instagram is under heavy scrutiny by Internet users and her chain of command.
Army Pfc. Tariqka Sheffey posted under the Instagram handle “sheffeynation” a photo of herself leaning back in uniform with a caption saying she was avoiding a flag salute,according to the Army Times: