Cuomo to the Mattresses, Hysteria in Floriduh and FOID Follies — TTAG Daily Digest

Cuomo Ups Anti In Taking Legal Fight To NRA Governor Soprano goes to the mattresses . . . Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday that the state will highlight the National Rifle Association’s pledge to spend $1 million to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court in papers related to the state’s motion to dismiss the NRA‘s lawsuit. The […]

Illinois Self-Defense Case Looks Like Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman 2.0

Remember the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin case from Sanford, Florida? Who could forget? Well, it looks like Illinois will host a similar legal battle in the coming months. The shooting death of Xavier Hartman in western Illinois has inflamed passions and left residents divided and confused. During a confrontation in rural Galva, Illinois, a 59-year-old white […]

Historical Symmetry: Four Reverends and Four Men Named George

This is a tale of four Georges. The first George, George Santayana (aka Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás) famously penned, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Our second George is Gorge Zimmerman, the erstwhile Latino neighborhood watchman who tragically killed Trayvon Martin, a seventeen year-old African-American. And […]