Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:38:23 EDTSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:38:23 EDT flames of racial tension matter - and never more so than when race is involved. For more than a week, we have been repeatedly told that a white police officer shot and killed an "unarmed black teenager" on a street in Ferguson, Missouri.Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTFerguson is huge empathy failure this week, I arrived for a scheduled visit with a medical professional and left reeling over just how divided we remain in this country about race.Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTIndictment against Perry is garbage tells you much about the laughable indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry that it has made him a figure of bipartisan sympathy. Perry was indicted last week for the offense of vetoing an appropriations bill.Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSharpton's Ferguson agenda seen late media critic Edwin Diamond once notably quipped that to the American news media, "10,000 deaths in Nepal equals 100 deaths in Wales equals 10 deaths in West Virginia equals one death next door.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTPolice forces increasingly militarized tragedies unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, are doubly infuriating. First, there is the obvious outrage of yet another unarmed black teenager being stopped by one of the town's white police officers as he was walking to his grandmother's home.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT