When will the gunfire end? Seventy-four school shootings in eighteen months. This time the blood spilled out on the floor of a high school in Troutdale, Oregon.
Articles by: John Viall
It is the 50th anniversary of the unanimous decision in Brown vs The Board Of Education, which began our slow march into delivering on the promise made in our founding – that all men are created equal.
Senator Lamar Alexander comes up with another plan to save American education. This one means shoveling money into the hands of for-profit schools.
Think the toxic spill in West Virginia’s bad? This tree hugger’s history of massive environmental fails shows why we need regulation more than ever.
It was another bloody week in another bloody month in another bloody year in America. The problem, as always, comes down to guns in America.
Rush Limbaugh is gloating this week. He finished ninth in a poll when Americans named the ‘most admired people’ of 2014. Hillary Clinton finished ‘last.’
The right-wing loves to insist President Barack Obama is engaged in tyranny. We look at history to explain why the right-wing is nuts.
The right-wing continues to insist there are no real threats to the environment. Meanwhile, the Colorado River runs dry, thanks to short-sighted politics.
UNC Professor Julius Nyang’oro has been indicted in a scheme involving bogus classes for star athletes, exposing a scam with millions on the line.
Sean Hannity can’t believe Pope Francis wants to help the poor. Rush Limbaugh calls Francis’ recent comments pure Marxism and Hannity agrees.
President Obama shook Raul Castro’s hand. The right-wing went nuts. American businesses routinely grease communist hands. Capitalists love communism!
If you’ve been following the news you know Thanksgiving will be tense at Dick Cheney’s house this year. In fact, his daughters are not speaking to each other. The point of contention? Marriage equality. More specifically, Liz Cheney wants to be elected the next U. S. Senator from deep red Wyoming […]
To combat the threat of gun violence a Maryland college purchases bulletproof whiteboards for professors. Congress does nothing about school shootings.
(PHOTO) Once again an ordinary American school day ended in a cacophony of gunfire. Once again all the guns in the world don’t seem to make America’s students and teachers safer. Once again the gun lobby will refuse to admit even simple truths. Well, let me be the first […]
Prescription drug prices soar in 2012! Drug company lobbyists thrilled. Perhaps you have noticed; prescription drug prices continue to soar. Last year, generics were up 5.3%. Brand name drug costs rose 25%. You remember getting a 25% raise last year at work, don’t you? No? Well, if you want to […]
This Texas education panel’s looking into creationist biology text books. Why not apply the Bible to other school subjects as well?
Imagine it, the Tea Party holding a ceremony to honor businessmen and business women, not to mention scam artists, swindlers and crooks – the Pinto Awards.
After a stunning epiphany, Pope Francis chucked his prepared remarks and spoke from the heart to a crowd of 20,000 unemployed workers.