Gun Rights: Giving Them Up the Answer?

Abolishing gun rights may not be the answer To all liberals or progressives who think taking away guns from citizens is the answer: You’d better think again. In light of the Sandy Hook School Massacre in Newtown, Connecticut that killed 26 innocent people, many politicians, pundits, and average citizens are calling for new gun control laws. There is a bigger sense of urgency for gun control than there has been… Read More »

TEA Party Savior: Andrew Breitbart

TEA Party indebted to Andrew Breitbart On the morning of March 1, 2012, conservative blogger and TEA Party loyalist Andrew Breitbart died at the age of 43, of unexpected natural causes. That same afternoon on the floor of Congress, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) payed tribute to Breitbart in which he refers to as a “marvelous gift” from God. He also claims Breitbart “gave a good dose of chemotherapy to the… Read More »

Veterans: Fewest in Congress Since 1940s

US has fewest veterans in Congress since Second World War On Wednesday, November 21st, USA Today broke an article, written by Susan Davis, titled “Fewest vets in Congress since 1940s.” This article addresses the decline in military veterans serving in our U.S. Congress. This article was printed in the Thanksgiving special edition of USA Today. Here is the URL of the earlier, online version of the article: According to… Read More »

Sanders: Firebrand senator of Vermont

Senator Sanders speaks of issues that affect the American public Senator Bernie Sanders describes this as the worst economic times since the Great Depression, where the top 1% richest people in the U.S. own 40% of the total wealth in the U.S., where Working class America is stuck ‘footing the bill’ to bail-out corporations who engaged in reckless and in many cases illegal financial behavior. There have been few representatives in… Read More »

Press Failed Us in Their Coverage of 9/11

Mainstream press failed; Two-thirds of U.S. wrong about who attacked us on 9/11 In the video below (2006), Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks (TYT), is infuriated about the mainstream press and media’s coverage in regards to who was responsible for the 9/11 attacks. Uygur vehemently insists that the mainstream press failed the public, since over half the U.S. believed in a lie 5 years after the 9/11 attacks:… Read More »

Walker’s Recall Election Win Over Democracy

Unfettered, corporate donations equals end of democracy and a win for Walker On Tuesday, June 5th, Governor Scott Walker won a decisive victory over Mayor Tom Barrett, in the recall election for the governorship of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Journal Sentinel reported that “The race was a rematch of the 2010 race, when Walker beat Barrett by nearly 6 percentage points. Turnout Tuesday was higher than it had been 19 months… Read More »

Hurricane Katrina Revisited

Hurricane Katrina Revisited In August of 2005, the city of New Orleans in Louisiana not only faced one of the most devastating natural disasters in U.S. history, it also encountered social destruction that has changed New Orleans forever. Hurricane Katrina caused billions of dollars in damages and killed nearly two-thousand people. Many residents of New Orleans, particularly in the poorest and most vulnerable areas of the city, have been displaced… Read More »

Michael Vick’s Social Condemnation

The Social Destruction of Michael Vick Michael Vick is a quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. A former star quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons, Michael Vick was convicted for dog fighting and other animal abuses, and served 21 months in prison, in 2007. After Michael Vick was released on parole, he had community service obligations as well as counseling. Despite all of this, he was still shunned by many in the… Read More »

Austerity Rejected By France

Socialism over austerity On May 6th, the People of France voted out right-wing incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy, and elected socialist Francoise Hollande for president. Hollande will lead the first socialist government in over two decades. According to The Nation, “Greece has voted loudly, if incoherently, against the austerity program imposed by the EU and IMF. Across Europe.” Here is a short video of the French celebrating the outcome of the election:… Read More »

Sabu Assists FBI in Hacker Arrests

Anonymous says movement will continue despite Sabu and FBI arrests Hector Xavier Monsegur, AKA Sabu, alleged mastermind of hacker group LulzSec, was secretly working for the FBI, from the summer of 2011 through the first quarter of 2012. It has been said that Sabu was arrested during the summer of 2011, in which he was charged with 12 criminal counts of conspiracy, facing a total of 124 years and 6… Read More »