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AG nominee Loretta Lynch: People have a right to work in America regardless of how they came here

Did she misspeak or did illegals suddenly acquire the “right” to hold down a job in the United States? Not...

Broadcast’s classic, long-OOP LPs to be repressed, will make your spring much dreamier

Before we begin, for those not familiar with Broadcast’s stunning oeuvre, over the course of their existence, this space-age group of dream pop experimentalists built on the foundation of forbears like The United States of America. Starting...Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood is America’s Biggest Abortion Business: Operates 45% of All Abortion Clinics

Women’s health care. Reproductive health. These are the euphemisms Planned Parenthood uses to hide the fact that it is the biggest abortion business in the United States. At the end of last year, the abortion giant Planned Parenthood released its 2013 annual report and the new numbers indicated it did more abortions than the year […]

ISIS Threatens Obama Beheading In New Islamic State Video

ISIS threatens Obama beheading at the White House. A new Islamic State video features a jihadist standing above a Kurdish soldier and threatening to turn the United States of America into a “Muslim Province.” The ISIS Obama beheading threat militant says, “Know, oh Obama, that we will reach America,” in the Islamic State video. Show More Summary

Administration starts chipping away at fee-for-service healthcare system

The way doctors get paid in the United States is by providing services. The way doctors get paid even more is by providing even more services, sometimes unnecessary ones. In fact, the Institute of Medicine has estimated that Americans spend $210 billion annually on unnecessary health care. Show More Summary

The United States of Inequality

Economic inequality in America has been steadily increasing for three decades. Since the recession, only the very rich have made out well. Now, we have data on the individual U.S. states where the class war is being lost most severely. Read more...

Did the growth of Wal-Mart make America’s obesity epidemic worse?

Our collective waistline has been expanding for decades. The adult obesity rate in the United States surged from 13 percent in 1960 to a whopping 35 percent in 2012 -- with the most pounds added during the ‘80s, according to the CDC. Meanwhile, the first Wal-Mart store opened in 1962. The first Sam’s Club debuted […]

State of the Union 2015: Magical Pain-Free Prosperity For Everyone!

3 days agoNews : Reason

Originally posted January 21, 2015 with original text below: President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address was an important reminder that few professions in these United States of America are as profoundly immune to basic learning curves then that of politicians, speechwriters, and bureaucrats. Show More Summary

GOP rep.: Eastwood’s movie is ‘very accurate,’ and ‘youth of America need examples’ like Chris Kyle

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Rep. Adam Kitzinger (R-IL) on Sunday declared that Chris Kyle, the Navy SEAL sniper who set a record for killing the most people, should be a role model for children in the United States. During a panel discussion on CNN, Kitzinger said that he saw Clint Eastwood’s movie, “American...

The World Burns, America Fiddles

(John Hinderaker) It would be hard to overstate how poorly things are going for the United States around the world. Iran moves steadily toward acquiring nuclear weapons, with the apparent approval of the Obama administration. Iraq, once hailed as one of the Obama administration’s greatest successes by Joe Biden, is now largely occupied by ISIS. Show More Summary

America’s Counterterrorism Campaign In Yemen Is 'Paralyzed'

The United States has halted some counter-terrorism operations against al Qaeda militants in Yemen following a takeover of the country by Iran-backed Houthi rebels, U.S. officials said on Friday. The collapse of the U.S.-backed government of Yemen on Thursday has left America's counter-terrorism campaign "paralyzed", two U.S. Show More Summary

The iOS game currently dominating the charts in the US is now available to players in the UK

Trivia Crack, the most popular game in the iOS App Store, has previously only been available to players in the United States and parts of South America. Today, the app’s creators announced that the game will now be available to customers in the UK as well. The new version of the game will include UK-specific […]

Tens of Thousands March for Life in Nation's Capital as GOP House Sends Mixed Abortion Message

Tens of thousands of people from across the United States and abroad gathered at National Mall for the annual March for Life. The large gathering calling for the advancement of the pro-life cause in America took place as the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives gave the demonstrators a mixed message.

Captain America Vs. Star-Lord In Super Bowl Bet For Children’s Hospitals

The Super Bowl is the apogee of the United State’s consumer driven economy with the amount of money that changes hands in commercials, production and betting. However Star-Lord and Captain America have entered into a bet for the Super Bowl which will only cost them their pride but bring a bit of joy to some Captain America Vs. Show More Summary

On Paid Family Leave, Obama Has Work to Do

6 days agoNews : News Desk

What do Papua New Guinea, Oman, and the United States of America have in common? They are the only three countries in the world with no paid-maternity-leave law. When you point out the deficiencies of the United States in this regard, somebody often replies, “This isn’t Scandinavia; we can’t impose cuddly capitalism”—the M.I.T. Show More Summary

These Companies Making A Fortune On Mass Incarceration

James Kilgore at Truthout has the story. Likely the most well-known prison profiteers in the United States are the Corrections Corporation of America and The GEO Group. Between them, these two firms pulled in about $3.3 billion last year running scores of private prisons and immigration detention centers. However, these two firms are not alone [...]

57,762,169 Abortions in America Since Roe vs. Wade in 1973

The United States marks 40 years of legalized abortion in all fifty states at any time for any reason throughout pregnancy on January 22nd, the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision. Since that time, there have been approximately 57,762,169 abortions that have destroyed the lives of unborn children. How is that number […]

Seth Rogen Made a Joke About a Movie, Which Means He Must Hate America

American Sniper is a big Hollywood success story. The movie is based on the true story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, reportedly the most lethal sniper in United States military history. (Note: The movie should not be confused with American Snipper, a documentary about my barber.) The film has already grossed more than 100 million dollars. Show More Summary

Celebrities Tweet During President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address

He’s nearing the end of his second term as President of the United States of America, and Barack Obama gave his 2015 State of the Union speech on Tuesday night (January 20). A host of celebrities took to Twitter to share their responses...Show More Summary

The State of the Union 2015: Magical Pain-Free Prosperity For Everyone!

last weekNews : Reason

President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address was an important reminder that few professions in these United States of America are as profoundly immune to basic learning curves then that of politicians, speechwriters, and bureaucrats. Show More Summary

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