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Chicago Takes Center Stage In Fight Against Wage Slavery And Corporate Greed

Chicago Takes Center Stage In Fight Against Wage Slavery And Corporate Greed

Workers all across the country have started to speak out against their low-wages.

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Obamacare May Have Saved My Life

Just how necessary, or how often, are these very expensive tests? And how will new insurance parameters meet the need?  Image @TheHuffingtonPost

My colonoscopy shows why Obamacare is a fair compromise in a misinformed country where socialized medicine is still a feared and bad word.

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The Devil Made Him Do It: Exorcist Author To Sue Georgetown For Not Being Catholic Enough

In a demonic twist, the man who terrified us with demons now seems to think there's too many running the show at Georgetown. Time for an exorcism!

In a demonic twist, the man who terrified us with demons now seems to think there’s too many running the show at Georgetown. Nice day for an exorcism, yes?

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Right-Wing Preacher: Star Trek Movie Promotes Bestiality (AUDIO)

Apparently Kevin Swanson and his guest over at Generations Radio have a beef with bestiality. Is the fact that there was none in Star Trek, the movie they were discussing, more or less relevant that the fact that they conflate it with homosexuality?   Image @TheHomeSchoolChannel

Is the fact that there was no bestiality in Star Trek: Into Darkness more or less relevant than the fact that they equated bestiality with homosexuality?

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What The Founding Fathers Thought About Corporations

Image of Founding Fathers compiled from portraits.

How would the Founding Fathers feel about corporations? If you believe what the GOP says, you’ll be shocked by the truth. Read the history, and some of their own quotes, and you’ll see that they would have opposed massive corporations and corporate influence in politics.

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Republican Geography 101

Republican Geography 101

Republicans make up their own science and facts, why not geography, too?

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The Enemies Within: The 20 Most Dangerous Conservatives And Their Organizations

Danger sign. Image from http://www.traditioncreek.com/storefront/danger-p-606.html

America has enemies. Not just abroad, but within our shores as well. And our domestic enemies, as it turns out, are MORE dangerous and destructive than the terrorists could ever hope to be.

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All News All The Time Just May Be Very Bad For Your Health

Some say our immersion in the 24/7 news cycle is bad for our health. Others wonder if the rush for headlines and readers has diminished the quality of that news.

When the demand of the 24/7 news cycle chews up and spits out faulty reports and trivial news stories, we’ve surely lost perspective of what’s fit to print.

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Better Late Than Never: Evangelicals Push Republicans To Embrace Immigration Reform

Evangelicals, long ‘red state’ supporters, have suddenly embraced the cause of immigrants, raising the question, “Why now?”  Image @TheHuffingtonPost

Evangelicals, long ‘red state’ supporters, have suddenly embraced the cause of immigrants, raising the question, ‘Why now?’ The answers are mixed bunch.

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Bill Maher: Ronald Reagan No Different Than Today’s Tea Party (VIDEO)

Bill Maher: Ronald Reagan No Different Than Today’s Tea Party (VIDEO)

Bill Maher dispels the notion that Ronald Reagan couldn’t get elected as a Republican today, laying out the striking similarities to Tea Party doctrine.

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Deadly California Shooting Spree Ends With Gunman And Six Others Dead

We never think it could happen 'here.' But it does; someone picks up a gun and it happens 'here,' where we live, work, study. Today it was Santa Monica.  Photo by Barbara Davidson @LosAngelesTimes

We never think it could happen ‘here.’ But it does; someone picks up a gun and it happens ‘here,’ where we live, work, study. Today it was Santa Monica.

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Right Wing Preacher Spouts Claptrap About Obama, Reichs And Beasts (AUDIO)

Right Wing Preacher Spouts Claptrap About Obama, Reichs And Beasts (AUDIO)

Obama, the Fourth Beast, Marxist Nazis. If you wonder why right wing rhetoric is so out-of-touch, it’s because they don’t speak out against people like this.

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REHTAEH: After Another Tragic Suicide, Social Media Honors Rape Victims And Their Silent Struggle

REHTAEH: After Another Tragic Suicide, Social Media Honors Rape Victims And Their Silent Struggle

In light of the numerous rapes and sexual assaults in the news, one Facebook group made a call to action.

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Therapy Dog Who Comforted Sandy Hook Survivors To Graduate With His High School Class Before Retiring

Prince brought a lot of comfort and care to a lot of people during a very difficult time. It seems only fitting he should be properly acknowledged as his moves into retirement.  Image @NWITimes

Prince brought a lot of comfort to people, many during a very difficult time. It seems only fitting he should be properly feted as he moves into retirement.

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House Republicans Block Effort To Allow Atheist Chaplains, Say They Would ‘Make A Mockery’ Of The Chaplain Corps (VIDEO)

Representative Rob Andrews (D-NJ). Photo from Philly.Com. http://articles.philly.com/2013-03-21/news/37906585_1_subcommittee-scotland-trip-andrews

Republicans don’t understand that atheists are human, with human values, and human beliefs, and that non-believers in the military need atheist chaplains.

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As NY Times Attacks Obama, Records Declassified To Put NSA Program In Proper Perspective

Where was the New York Times when the Bush Administration birthed the Patriot Act? Now, in 2013, they’ve decided to take Obama to task for implementing it.  Image by weaselzippers.us @ BizPacReview

The NSA ‘phone program’ has become a lightning rod in the ‘security vs. privacy’ battle, but as some NY Times commentators put it, ‘you can’t have it both ways.’

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Huffington Post Jumps On The Scandal Bandwagon Over Not-So-Secret NSA Program

George W. Obama photo composite screen captured from The Huffington Post's front page. www.huffingtonpost.com

Huffington Post and other media are missing the chance to lead long-overdue debates on the NSA what balance we want to strike between privacy and security.

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Republican Lawmaker Bucks GOP’s War Against Women

Republican Lawmaker Bucks GOP’s War Against Women

GOP lawmaker and physician speaks up for the right to choose an abortion. Too bad more Republicans don’t have the courage and integrity to do the same.

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Virginia GOP Candidate Says Evolution Is Wrong Because Chimps Can’t Talk

Virginia's GOP Lieutenant Governor candidate E.W. Jackson. Photo from Politico. www.politico.com.

This rising GOP politician’s ‘understanding’ of evolution is as wacky — and potentially harmful — as the ‘prosperity gospel’ he preaches.

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Murderer Gets Off Scot-Free After Killing An Escort For Refusing Sex

Lenora Frago, the escort murdered by Ezekiel Gilbert. Photo from www.mysanantonio.com.

This Texas jury thinks it’s okay to shoot a woman for not having sex with you, as long as you think your business transaction’s supposed to include sex.

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