Is Judge Roy Moore The Next Governor George Wallace?

Is Judge Roy Moore The Next Governor George Wallace?

The more things change, the more they stay the same, at least in Alabama. Judge Roy Moore’s refusal yesterday to honor rulings of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court allowing same-sex marriage in Alabama is reminiscent of George Wallace’s attempt to stop integration in that state in 1963. Wallace is […]

Anti-Vaccine Movement – A HUGE Libertarian Fail

Anti-Vaccine Movement – A HUGE Libertarian Fail

Why are people still listening to a guy who’s had his medical license revoked and his report on the dangers of vaccines debunked and retracted? Andrew Wakefield is Agent Zero in the anti-vaccine movement. He’s the (now unlicensed) doctor who came up with the idea that vaccines, including the measles/mumps/rubella (MMR), could cause autism. This […]

Sarah Palin: Will (Threaten To) Run For $$

Sarah Palin: Will (Threaten To) Run For $$

Sarah Palin is at it again. She’s thinking about running for president! One thing you can say for her is that she doesn’t let the grass grow under her feet. Or, put another way, she doesn’t let her PAC dip below a certain amount – $1 million seems to be the threshold. Open Secrets.com reports […]

Koch Brothers, Politics, And Buying America

Koch Brothers, Politics, And Buying America

It is hard to even imagine what $889 million looks like, but that is how much the Koch brothers? political groups are planning to funnel into the 2016 elections, according to an article in The Huffington Post. They kicked off their fundraising season last weekend at a meeting of the lobbying group Freedom Partners, where […]

High School Students Analyze Fox News Stories, Give Network An F

High School Students Analyze Fox News Stories, Give Network An F

In July 2014, Politifact found that Fox News was truthful only 18 percent of the time in statements that it made. Case in point: Fox News (I use the term loosely) and Bill O’Reilly sent one of their crack producers, Jesse Watters, to Vermont to expose the ?truth? about that liberal bastion. His “in-depth” reporting […]

Executing The Mentally Ill And The Innocent

Executing The Mentally Ill And The Innocent

Despite a 2002 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that intellectually disabled people are ineligible for the death penalty, Warren Hill? is scheduled to be executed on January 27, 2015 in the state of Georgia. The SCOTUS ruling does leave it up to the individual states to determine the level of an inmate’s disability, and […]