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Florida Tow Truck Operator Arrested For Targeting Gays

Florida Tow Truck Operator Arrested For Targeting Gays by Mark Quincy Adams | The owner of a Central Florida Tow Truck company has now been arrested for targeting the cars of “Gay Day”…

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The Next Financial Crisis?

The Next Financial Crisis?

by Stuart Shapiro | I had thought it would be student loans or consumer debt but Erika Eichelberger points out another growing threat to the financial system: Would you buy a subprime-loan crisis from this man? A new New York Times investigation reveals that used car dealers are doling…

The Right Candidate For 2016

The Right Candidate For 2016 by Stuart Shapiro | I hadn’t considered him but Alexandra Petri makes some good points: Well, the polls are…

President (Reagan) Criticizes Right Wing Response To Downed Airline

President (Reagan) Criticizes Right Wing Response To Downed Airline by Stuart Shapiro | From his diaries: He also complained about sniping from his right flank. “Short of going…

We’re Already Paying For Climate Change

We’re Already Paying For Climate Change by Stuart Shapiro | Dealing with climate change will cost us a great deal.  This is the source of…

You Are Not Anti-Semitic If You Are Against Palestinian Suffering

You Are Not Anti-Semitic If You Are Against Palestinian Suffering

by VegasJessie | History, once again way too kind to the Bush Crime Family’s escapades, has omitted the main reason the terrorist group Hamas was able to ascend to power in Gaza: Bush pushed for Palestinian elections when Israel, amongst others, cautioned against this.  In a June 2002 White House…

A Culture Of Racism: The Staten Island PD And The Tea Party Congressman

A Culture Of Racism: The Staten Island PD And The Tea Party Congressman by VegasJessie | I grew up in New York in a neighborhood that was largely Italian. New York,…

The Israeli Government Is Much Like The Texas Tea Party

The Israeli Government Is Much Like The Texas Tea Party by VegasJessie | Good God! We  can’t let these immigrant illegals near our kids, they have DISEASES.  They are…

Data From Skewed Polls Portray President Obama Unfairly; Media Buys It

Data From Skewed Polls Portray President Obama Unfairly; Media Buys It by VegasJessie | The realistic portrayal of the history of this century would have to exclude the punditry heard on Sunday morning…

Jeb Ain’t Running

Jeb Ain’t Running

by Tengrain | Is there any doubt that Jeb Bush is NOT running? The best antidote to illegal immigration is a functioning system of legal immigration… Now is the time for House Republicans to demonstrate leadership on this issue. Congress should not use the present crisis as an excuse…

The Show-Me State Shows Us All

The Show-Me State Shows Us All by Tengrain | Typically I don’t pay much attention to what goes on in Missouri, outside of the occasional…

Love In The Age Of Texting

Love In The Age Of Texting by Tengrain | Let’s see if we can follow all the FAIL in this modern day Romeo and…

The Kids Will Be Alright

The Kids Will Be Alright by Tengrain | I’m laughing over the serious analysis by serious people about why the next generation is…

Will Durst: T Minus 28 Months And Counting

Will Durst: T Minus 28 Months And Counting

by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent gets all hot and bothered about something pretty far down the line.…

Will Durst: Stuck On Stuck

Will Durst: Stuck On Stuck by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent appropriately does little…

Will Durst: Digital Cheese

Will Durst: Digital Cheese by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent makes the painful…

Will Durst: Happy Fourth Of July

Will Durst: Happy Fourth Of July by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent repurposes an old…

Want To Be An NSA Target? Just Try Looking For Tools To Protect Your Online Privacy

Want To Be An NSA Target? Just Try Looking For Tools To Protect Your Online Privacy

by Sandi Behrns | As revelations of government surveillance continue to leak out, many Americans have become alarmed about their online privacy. Most have done very little to address these concerns for a few reasons 1) there is a degree of technical savvy required to use and understand things like…

No One Could Have Predicted This: The Growing List Of Complications From Hobby Lobby

No One Could Have Predicted This: The Growing List Of Complications From Hobby Lobby by Sandi Behrns | The U.S. Supreme Court surprised just about no one Monday when they handed down a…

Conservatives Say The Poors Have It Easy (Poll)

Conservatives Say The Poors Have It Easy (Poll) by Sandi Behrns | A recently released Pew poll has demonstrated a number of things about the state of political…

Private Police Corporations? SWAT Teams Claim To Be Unaccountable To Public

Private Police Corporations? SWAT Teams Claim To Be Unaccountable To Public by Sandi Behrns | Do you find claims that the U.S. is quickly becoming a police state a bit over-blown?…