August 20, 2014
Acts Of Kindness And Generosity Emerge From The Chaos In Ferguson

Acts Of Kindness And Generosity Emerge From The Chaos In Ferguson

The fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri has led to even more police brutality as protesters and law enforcement clash. Many innocent civilians and members of the media have been tear gassed and hit with rubber bullets by heavily armed police officers.

As the chaos continues, it’s important to see the positive. Although…

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August 15, 2014
Palin’s Incredible Response To Sen. Warren Has To Be Seen To Be Believed (VIDEO)

Palin’s Incredible Response To Sen. Warren Has To Be Seen To Be Believed (VIDEO)

Sarah Palin recently released a video titled “A Conservative Response to Elizabeth Warren’s Progressive Commandments.” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) outlined several principles that self-proclaimed progressives uphold. These principles include more comprehensive Wall St. regulation and tougher enforcement, actively listening to scientists, and basing environmental protections legislation on…

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August 15, 2014
You Won’t Believe How Far Anti-Abortion Groups Go To Harass Women

You Won’t Believe How Far Anti-Abortion Groups Go To Harass Women

On August 4 anti-abortion groups in Texas gathered at the state capitol for a training session. The audio of the meeting was released and reveals some unsettling ways in which they have furthered their cause of ending abortion.

Karen Garnett, executive director of the Catholic Pro-Life Committee of North Texas, proudly recounts lining the streets outside of abortion clinics. She states this is…

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August 14, 2014
Ferguson, Racial Oppression, And The Dignity Of Protest

Ferguson, Racial Oppression, And The Dignity Of Protest

Americans have a very whitewashed opinion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one that is carefully cultivated in schools and news networks to present a very compassionate, touchy-feely man. Dr. King felt morally obligated to resist and to organize resistance to anti-black racism in America in a way that was non-violent, which he spells out in this video clip, preserved by CBS’s “60 Minutes.”

Dr. King…

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August 14, 2014
Study Finds That Constituents Little Say, Money Rules US Politics

Study Finds That Constituents Little Say, Money Rules US Politics

Voters often battle with the question, “does my vote count?”

The numbers we see are startling. The United States ranks among the lower half of countries with similar voting systems. According to Fairvote.org, roughly 40 percent of eligible voters participate in the midterms. That number increases to approximately 60 percent during presidential elections. These numbers can tell us many things,…

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August 13, 2014
Government Ignores Fracking Science, Report Says (VIDEO)

Government Ignores Fracking Science, Report Says (VIDEO)

A recent reportreleased by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that federal and state governments do not do enough to protect the quality of drinking water around wells where fracking wastewater is injected deep underground. The report suggests that current regulations are not adequate for protecting drinking water from contamination that could occur from earthquakes, which occur…

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August 13, 2014
Rand Paul Agrees Government Shutdown Was A Bad Idea

Rand Paul Agrees Government Shutdown Was A Bad Idea

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has made several headlines in recent years due to his ideological differences with the Republican Party, such as addressing the race relation with the War on Drugs, supporting Edward Snowden, and advocating an isolationist policy towards Iraq.

Now he’s turning around on another important “accomplishment” of the Republican Party: shutting down the government last year. Even…

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August 12, 2014
Study Shows Millennials Are Least Likely To Support Israel

Study Shows Millennials Are Least Likely To Support Israel

Gallup released a report that confirmed the millennial generation is the least likely to support Israel’s recent attacks against Hamas in Gaza. Gallup asked American’s whether Israel’s actions against Hamas were justified or not and, if you’re a millennial, the results aren’t all that shocking.

Respondents who were 65 or older supported Israel by a margin of 31–55 percent. Alternatively, those…

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August 12, 2014
Wall Street Says Wall Street Is Hurting The Economy

Wall Street Says Wall Street Is Hurting The Economy

Analysts from the Wall Street research agency Standard & Poor’s developed some interesting research released Tuesday concerning income inequality and its effects on the economy. The research brief talks about what could be described as a double-edged sword. They state that although some inequality may stimulate the economy through competition, the amount of income inequality that the country is…

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August 12, 2014
Austin Women Protest Open Carry By Going Topless

Austin Women Protest Open Carry By Going Topless

Austin, the eccentrically ‘blue’ capital of Texas, is notoriously welcoming of the offbeat. The city is home to Hippie Hollow, Texas’ only ‘clothing optional’ public park and happily embraces personalities such as the late, cross-dressing, homeless “King of Weird” known simply as Leslie. So, really, the appearance of topless women counter protesting an open carry rally in Austin should surprise…

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