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DAMN THE TORPEDOES?:  An oped in the WSJ today by former Navy Secretary John Lehman excoriates Pres…

DAMN THE TORPEDOES?:  An oped in the WSJ today by former Navy Secretary John Lehman excoriates President Obama’s decision to nominate Admiral John Richardson to the post of chief of naval operations, thus moving him out of his current position as director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP): Working with the bipartisan leadership of the […]

While Rick Santorum Whines About Rules, Carly Fiorina Steps Up To GOP Debate Challenge

Last week Fox News announced rules for it's August 6, 2015 GOP primary debate, the first debate of the 2016 cycle. CNN did the same for it's...

Bernie Sanders: A Revolution With an Eye on the Hungry Children

Mr. Sanders won't condemn Hillary Rodham Clinton for raking in millions in speech fees and campaign donations. But he warns it could curb her effectiveness in challenging corporate interests on behalf of working Americans.

Mike Huckabee finds the Supreme Court to be not all that supreme

"For God's sake, it isn't the Supreme Being. It is the Supreme Court."

Jeb Bush’s Favorite Author Publishes A 318-Page Rant Against Democracy

Last April, when Jeb Bush was asked what he liked to read, he replied “I like Charles Murray books to be honest with you, which means I’m a total nerd I guess.” The post Jeb Bush’s Favorite Author Publishes A 318-Page Rant Against Democracy appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Suspicion of Obama Reaches New High in Texas

Boston Globe: “Suspicion has built across many parts of America during the administration of President Obama, giving rise to the Tea Party movement and fueling an intense wave of anti-Washington resentment. But the spread of conspiracy theories appeared to reach [...]

Pope Makes Trouble for Republicans

Politico: “Catholic Republicans are developing a pope problem. Earlier this month, Francis recognized Palestinian statehood. This summer, he’s going to issue an encyclical condemning environmental degradation. And in September, just as the GOP primary race heats up, Francis will travel [...]

A breakthrough on the Emerald Isle

On the issue of marriage equality, the Emerald Isle has set an example for the rest of the world to follow.

Palestine and the Santa Claus Effect (Part 2 of 4)

I grew into adulthood and under certain Republican and hawkish narratives. As such, it was clear that my father's worldview of America was one that painted us as the good guys wearing the white hats, global cops for justice, who faced...Show More Summary

THE COUNTRY’S IN THE VERY BEST OF HANDS: Security lapses draw heat on Capitol Police. The Capito…

THE COUNTRY’S IN THE VERY BEST OF HANDS: Security lapses draw heat on Capitol Police. The Capitol Police are taking heavy fire from members of Congress over major security breaches that placed the lawmakers and their staffs at risk. The law enforcement agency charged with securing the U.S. Capitol building is embroiled in controversy after […]

VIDEO: What a TV Exec Said About Obama May Just Get Him Banned from Hollywood

Byron Allen has been one of your more outspoken TV executives as of late.  His comments about President Obama, however, have some saying he may have crossed a line… Allen

Georgia teacher arrested because her honor-roll son took just ‘THREE unexcused absences from school when he was sick’

I seriously don’t understand this, and we won’t even get into the claim that you have to pay a copay to get a note.  Arresting a woman because her son –

Come back soon, daddy: Heartbreaking scene at Marine’s grave on Memorial Day with his son

I dare you not to cry over this one. I know I wept. As I watched my friend, Debbie Lee, of Gold Star Moms and America’s Mighty Warriors, on Fox

Islamists Threaten Belgium Mayor: Convert to Islam or Be ‘Executed’

Another day, another ISIS death threat to someone who publicly disagrees with them. In this case it’s Antwerp, Belgium Mayor Bart De Wever, who isn’t backing down… “I always warned that

St. Louis Cardinals Mascot Called Racist For Holding #PoliceLivesMatter Sign

And the team went immediately into groveling mode (CBS St. Louis) A photo of St. Louis Cardinals mascot Fredbird holding a “police lives matter” sign was posted to a police

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