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Denial, More Than Anything, Is Hindering Progress For Victims Of Child Sexual Abuse

If money is one hell of a drug, then denial is one of the biggest drug dealers in the world. And no group understands that truth better than survivors of child sexual abuse. While survivors, advocates and some lawmakers have fought hard to bring justice, there's been little progress made; if anything, we've been forced to take giant steps backwards. Show More Summary

Quick Takes: Ben Carson on Alinsky and Lucifer

According to Ben Carson, Saul Alinsky = Lucifer = Hillary Clinton. It really shouldn’t surprise us that authoritarians are unable to distinguish any gray area in how they define the “good guys” and the “bad guys.” For people like Carson, if Clinton admired Alinsky, she must have swallowed everything he ever wrote/said/did whole. That’s how... Read more »

King Bernie And The Long Game

This is politics. I don't agree with Bernie endorsing the oligarchical robot machine candidate that many of us are fighting against, but this is politics. He's playing the game and I think he's positioning himself. If Bernie does have good judgment, as we've seen in videos from the past, he's making what he feels the next move is. Show More Summary

President Obama's New Energy Initiative Another Win for Solar

Today, the White House announced a truly groundbreaking initiative called Clean Energy Savings for All Americans. This program aims to increase access to solar energy across communities of all income levels and geographies, so that no matter where you live, if you have a sunny roof, you have the chance to go solar. Show More Summary

Caitlyn Jenner Tells GOP Gathering Why She’s a Republican

Just days after the Republican Party released a platform criticized as its most socially conservative ever, transgender celebrity Caitlyn Jenner explained to an audience of Republicans why she considers herself a member of the GOP. “I feel like our best hope to get back to constitutional government with 18 enumerated powers is in the Republican…

Chris Cox’s Convention Address and the Extinction of Pro-Gun Democrats

Back in 2010, when the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action endorsed some vulnerable House Democrats, NRA-ILA Director Chris Cox explained that the NRA had to stick by Democrats who had not voted against theShow More Summary

Anarchists In Cleveland Peacefully Contemplate The 2016 Election

CLEVELAND — Frank Becker, a Cleveland resident, says he’s not voting in the presidential election in November. Although he thinks the Republican convention is “great for the city,” he’s not enthusiastic about the candidates. “The government’s going to do what the government will do,” Becker said. “They don’t care about the people.” He wants more […]

Trump's Proposed First Move Eerily Like Hitler's

As a Jew, I don't like people making Hitler comparisons. I don't like when they do it to President Obama. I didn't like when people did it to President Bush. There was only one Hitler, and we have not had a politician who rose to that...Show More Summary

South Korea Town Becomes Pokemon Go Haven

A glitch in Google Maps has turned the small fishing town of Sokcho, South Korea, into a Pokemon Go tourist haven. Because of Cold War era laws preventing North Korea from obtaining maps of the country, the use of Google Maps is restricted in South Korea. Show More Summary

The GOP Convention: A Good Platform on Bad Farm and Trade Policy

The Republican Party has a well-earned reputation for writing good policy platforms every four years at their Conventions - then doing the exact opposite of nigh all of it once in power. To wit: Unless I am mistaken, the Platform has...Show More Summary

Obama, Caught Between Black and Blue Lives

In writing a letter to the law-enforcement community, the president showed the tensions in his position on police violence and protests.

Morning Digest: This House Republican sure has a funny way of showing his 'bipartisanship'

Leading Off: ? NY-24: Freshman Rep. John Katko, one of this cycle's most vulnerable House Republicans, has released his first TV ad of the race—and it contains a bit of a doozy. Katko employs the now-standard "narrating while driving around the district" technique, mostly offering platitudes and a mention of his prior career as a prosecutor. Show More Summary

There’s Probably Nothing That Will Change Clinton Or Trump Supporters’ Minds

What would it take for Donald Trump to lose his supporters’ votes? When the Jimmy Kimmel show ran a man on the street segment asking that very question, one Trump enthusiast replied, “Nothing. There’s nothing he could do to lose my vote.” To his ardent supporters, Donald Trump is an exemplar of power and status. […]

Trump’s Coward

In his address to the Republican convention on Tuesday night, House Speaker Paul Ryan accused Democrats of inciting ethnic resentment. “Let the other party go on and on with its constant dividing up of people, always playing one group against the other, as if group identity were everything,” Ryan charged. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Saving SCOTUS Nomination For Trump

So now it's official. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has admitted that he is holding the Supreme Court nomination for President Trump. Transcript via PoliticusUSA: We put Obamacare repeal on the President’s desk. He vetoed it. Show More Summary

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