Katy Perry just changed her Twitter avatar to match Hillary Clinton's logo, continuing a trend.
Veterans are over-represented among Americans harmed by exposure to asbestos. Thirty percent of mesothelioma victims are veterans who were likely exposed to the deadly substance during their military service. (Mesothelioma is an extremely...Show More Summary
This is the first in a series of articles or news gathering of science and technology policy issues facing New Jersey or the nation. Thanks to my science and environment intern Arcadia Lee for research and drafting this article. Cross-posted on DanBenson.com Drones seem to be everywhere in the news. Show More Summary
Still feeling some jet lag from my trip. International Politics Overall – Pew: Sixty-three percent of Americans support military action against the Islamic State; That’s surprisingly high – The U.S. said it planned to take back Ramadi from ISIS before the end of the summer Middle East – It is not easy to find voices favoring...
Oh, the novelty of being the lone female candidate in a crowd of males. This election cycle, both Carly Fiorina and Hillary Clinton know that reality in their separate parties. However, only one is promoting herself as a champion for women while being the exact opposite. Show More Summary
Two inspectors general have requested that the Department of Justice open a criminal investigation into the handling of classified information surrounding Hillary Clinton‘s use of a private email server while at the State Department. There are no indications yet that Clinton herself is the subject of the potential probe, but it is the latest embarrassment…
WHEN Donald Trump began roiling the calm but crowded waters of the Republican presidential race with slanderous comments about Mexican immigrants, it was hard not to wonder what the rentier reality-TV star was up to. When someone runs for president, the safest inference is that he or she wants to be president. Show More Summary
Monogamous marriage is the right choice for Burt Likko, but mocking those who make a different choice strikes him as very much the wrong way for conservatives to go about their business.
If, as the quip goes, democracy is the worst form of government except for all the others, that doesn't mean we should accept its limitations. And we haven't. Through long and hard struggle, for example, voting rights have been won by groups who had been unjustly denied. Show More Summary
The conservative attack on Planned Parenthood follows the pattern we have seen so many times in the past. Groups such as Breitbart put out edited tapes or videos to attack organizations which they disagree with based upon false claims. Now that fact checkers have had time to evaluate the recent attacks on Planned Parenthood, it [...]Show More Summary
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Fox News contributor Erick Erickson called on companies to cease donations to Planned Parenthood, accusing donors of having "subsidized the brutal killing of animals." Right-wing media and the GOP have pounced on deceptively cut videos...Show More Summary
"Hi, I'm Ted Cruz. Scott Walker is killing my Iowa cred." Ted Cruz, who was courting gays for money in a New York Penthouse just months ago, is now pushing his pander burners into overdrive to win back Iowa's social conservatives. It...Show More Summary
I have returned. What did I miss? International Politics Overall – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: I will “kill myself” to ensure the P5+1-Iran is stopped – Journalist Nick Fillmore joins The Real News to explain the financial deficits behind the Pan-Am Games in Canada – The U.N. envoy to Syria blamed the government for air strikes causing...
The strange saga of Paul LePage, who’s going to court to see if 65 bills he rejected have accidentally become law.
This isn't by the original "Bad Lip Reading" folks, who still hold the gold cup for their Michelle Bachmann effort, BUT.... Open thread below....
(John Hinderaker) As you undoubtedly know, a group called the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) has made a series of undercover videos of high-ranking Planned Parenthood officials. So far, two videos have been released. In both, representatives of CMP are negotiating to buy fetal tissue in the form of intact organs from Planned Parenthood. Show More Summary
By Nathan Cogan of Portland, Oregon. Nathan is a professor emeritus at Portland State University. As a teacher of Holocaust and genocide studies at Portland State University, I understand the intertwined issues of Israeli security and the need for peace in the Middle East. Show More Summary
No, not Curtis. But well worth your time anyway.
It took 12 phones and two hours of filming a 1-minute video for Republican candidate Lindsey Graham to hit back at White House rival Donald Trump leaking Graham's private cell number at a rally.