San Francisco Chronicle columnist Token Conservative blogger

Mugabe: No lion king — More than 200,000 people have signed a petition asking the White House to cooperate with efforts to "extradite Walter Palmer," the Minneapolis-area dentist who killed Cecil the lion, "promptly at the Zimbabwe government's request." According to reports, Palmer and/or his hunting guides lured the beloved lion out of a game reserve.

Campus rape is not academic — "The price of a college education should never be the risk of a sexual assault," Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., told a Senate hearing Wednesday. Too many colleges don't treat rape, she observed, as the "violent felony that it actually is."

What’s in a name, Robert E. Lee Elementary? — I heard from a number of people about my Thursday column on state lawmakers urging Fort Bragg to change its name. I fully supported South Carolina lawmakers decision to oust the Confederate flag - because (1) it was the right thing to do and (2) the people did it themselves.

Fort Bragg has no Confederate flag — When South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill to boot the Confederate flag from State House grounds earlier this month, it was a beautiful moment - if decades late. State lawmakers finally acted out of revulsion of images of a confessed shooter posing with the Civil War relic before he shot to death nine African American church parishioners on June 17.

Hillary Clinton’s debut: Stand by your man — When Hillary Clinton first became a national figure in 1992, it was on "60 Minutes." CBS correspondent Steve Kroft was asking the Clintons about Gennifer Flowers ' claim that the Bubba and she had an affair. Bill denied the allegation. Hillary Clinton said,"I'm not sitting here, some little woman standing by my man like Tammy Wynette."
Jul 29, 2015

Clintons never have been convincing liars, but they are masters at convincing others they had no choice but to lie.…

Jul 29, 2015

Clintons not convincing liars, but masters at convincing others they must lie. @HillaryClinton stands by her man.…

Why voters don’t trust Hillary Rodham Clinton — Voters in Colorado, Iowa and Virginia think Hillary Rodham Clinton is not honest or trustworthy. According to the latest Quinnipiac poll, a mere 34 percent of Colorado voters think she can be trusted; 62 percent do not. In Iowa, those numbers are 33 percent to 59; in Virginia, Clinton is underwater on trust, 39 percent to 55 percent.

Kevin Cooper is guilty — Even when Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals does the right thing - as it did Monday in denying convicted killer Kevin Cooper a hearing on yet another of his dubious appeals - there is always a judge, or in this case five, on the court with an overly active imagination.

Follow the DNA - SFGate — "TWO YEARS AGO, (San Quentin Death-Row inmate Kevin) Cooper offered to drop his appeals and submit to execution if the DNA tests point to his guilt" in four first-degree murder convictions for the 1983 slayings of chiropractors Peggy Ryen, Douglas Ryen, their 10-year-old daughter, Jessica, and their son's best friend, 11-year-old Christopher Hughes, the (Riverside) Press Enterprise reported in 2000.

Things you should know about convicted killer Kevin Cooper — The topic of my Sunday column is Kevin Cooper, a San Quentin death row inmate convicted of four horrific murders in 1983 that left Chino Hills chiropractors Doug and Peggy Ryen dead, as well as their daughter Jessica, 10, and an overnight guest Christopher Hughes, 11.

Kevin Cooper is still guilty; that’s a ‘Death Row’ story — Last year, CNN's "Death Row Stories" ran an episode about a California woman convicted of first-degree murder, then freed when a federal judge overturned the verdict because prosecutors withheld evidence. The subject is San Quentin Death Row inmate Kevin Cooper, who was convicted of the brutal murder of Chino Hills (San Bernardino County) chiropractors Doug and Peggy Ryen, their 10-year-old...
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Aug 04, 2015

"Only if you'll be my running mate" - @CNN: @JoeBiden jokes about 2016 plans. The #MadMen candidate.

Aug 04, 2015

RT @Born2question: @debrajsaunders Who's treating Mugabe like his rule is legitimate? American trophy hunters like @realDonaldTrump sons

Aug 04, 2015

Mugabe: No lion king. Human rights violator id no animal rights champion.… via @SFGate

Aug 04, 2015

Mugabe: No lion king. D.C. cannot extradite hunter to Zimbabwe.… via @SFGate

Aug 03, 2015

RT @CathyYoung63: Starting to think campaign against online harassment is really meant to ensure "social justice" bullies can bully w/out anyone fighting back

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