There is a common thread that occurs with many of the mass shootings: official training exercises held just prior to, or at the same time as, the shootings.
Violence begets terrorism. Terrorism begets war. War begets more terrorism. It really is that simple. But we just can’t seem to help ourselves. We’re a young and fallible species in an otherwise ancient and fine-tuned universe. All too often our animal reflexes kick in and we just want to kick some ass. Our inner-monkey wants to start throwing shit just because it’s upset. Without thinking, we holler “Bomb em’ all!” from the comfort of our La-Z-Boys. It’s too hard to think, so we go with the primitive and outdated default: fight or flight. But this is the immature, lizard part of our brain doing the talking, not the mature seat of consciousness that is trying to make the world a better place.
Senator Elizabeth Warren expertly remonstrates that the new tax plan suits only corporate America.
In what appears to be a textbook case of xenophobia in the wake of a tragedy, more than a dozen U.S. governors have declared their states off-limits to Syrian refugees in the days following Friday’s terror attacks in Paris.
Stephen Colbert pokes fun at the GOP debates as he showed how displeased he was with the commentary and the moderators
A man spat in an immigrant activist’s face during a campaign rally for the Republican presidential candidate in Richmond, Virginia on Wednesday night.
In three key areas, Sanders is actually exceeding the insurgent campaign Barack Obama ran in 2007 and 2008.
John Boehner announced his intention to step down as Speaker at the end of the month and there doesn’t appear to be anyone to take his place.
Tens of thousands of supporters turned out at the Boston Convention Center to see Sanders speak—skyrocketing numbers that are now typical for the senator from Vermont whose run at the White House for 2016 once seemed like a long shot.
“As Americans, we respect human dignity, even when we’re threatened, which is why I’ve…worked to make sure our use of new technology like drones is properly constrained.” – President Obama. A message to President Obama: saying something does not make it so. How does killing people, so many of them innocent of any wrongdoing whatsoever, with missiles launched from drones by “pilots” thousands of miles away, demonstrate respect for human dignity and the application of “proper” constraints?
If not for the advice and care at Planned Parenthood, a women may not seek out their services to get an abortion, but to prevent one.
In both Iowa and New Hampshire, Sanders’ support is strong among independent voters and those under age 30.
Brazil’s Supreme Court decided on Thursday to ban corporate donations to election campaign financing in a move to clean up Brazilian politics caught in a massive kickback scandal.
Iowa voters resonate with his ideas for rebuilding the American middle class and taking on the billionaire class.