Bill Cosby To Stand Trial For Sexual Assault – FINALLY

Bill Cosby To Stand Trial For Sexual Assault – FINALLY

Bill Cosby, iconic comedian and TV show personality, is set to stand trial in July, following new evidence that has surfaced in regards to a 2004 sexual assault allegation. Pennsylvania Judge Elizabeth McHugh determined after remarks were read in court from Cosby’s first accuser, Andrea Constand, there was sufficient cause to proceed with the trial. The […]

Private School Reserves Right To Expel Students With LGBT Relatives

Private School Reserves Right To Expel Students With LGBT Relatives

Before we begin, let me clarify something. A private school, which is privately funded, is well within its right to do what it wants in a lot of cases. However, this fact does not elevate these institutions to a status of being above criticism; I wanted to get this point out of the way before the comments section […]

Focus On Our Similarities: An Open Letter To Democrats And Independents

Focus On Our Similarities: An Open Letter To Democrats And Independents

I spent the better part of an hour earlier today taking part in a massive, multi-person argument over the Democratic party. The argument was represented at the most visible level as Clinton vs. Sanders, but the true meat of the argument goes far deeper than that. It was about representation vs. the status quo. And […]

It Seems President Obama Has Run A Scandal-Free Administration

It Seems President Obama Has Run A Scandal-Free Administration

In 1875, President Grant dealt with the Whiskey Ring Scandal, where government officials were pocketing whiskey taxes illegally. He came under fire for trying to punish those involved while protecting his own secretary at the same time. In 1972, five men broke into the DNC headquarters in the Watergate Hotel, and Nixon attempted to cover […]

Police Say Jenkins Murder NOT A Hate Crime

Police Say Jenkins Murder NOT A Hate Crime

On the morning of October 6, 22-year-old Keisha Jenkins was murdered in Philadelphia, PA say local police. Jenkins, a transgender woman, was assaulted by five to six men before being shot, according to Police Chief James Clark. As reported in the Huffington Post, Jenkins is the sixteenth transgender woman of color murdered this year, and the 18th […]

Executive Order Promotes Use of Behavioral Science in Legislation

Executive Order Promotes Use of Behavioral Science in Legislation

On Tuesday, September 15, President Barack Obama signed an executive order promoting the use of behavioral science data in policy making and the design of government programs. The order states, “Where Federal policies have been designed to reflect behavioral science insights, they have substantially improved outcomes for the individuals, families, communities, and businesses those policies […]

John Oliver Pressures IRS Into Investigating Televangelists

John Oliver Pressures IRS Into Investigating Televangelists

Imagine a husband and wife starting up a business in Texas with far-reaching TV advertising. Their business model is to recruit people to send them money, and in exchange they promise that someone else they have no ties to will not only refund that money, but pay them bonuses as a result of their investment. […]

Sarah Palin’s Science Solves California Drought Problem

Sarah Palin’s Science Solves California Drought Problem

With California facing one of the worst droughts in its history, Governor Jerry Brown (D) had to declare a state of emergency back in January. Since then, the state has had to deal with multiple restrictions on the use of river water, fireworks, and more. However, the Golden State need not worry any longer, because […]

UPDATED – Nebraska Woman Files Lawsuit To Sue All Homosexuals

UPDATED – Nebraska Woman Files Lawsuit To Sue All Homosexuals

Sylvia Ann Driskell, a woman from Nebraska, has filed a lawsuit and will be representing herself and serving as “ambassador” for the Christian god and Jesus Christ in the case of Driskell v. Homosexuals. Driskell filed a handwritten lawsuit against all homosexuals (the exact scope was not defined) with the District Court of Nebraska on […]

Angie’s List Slams Indiana, Cancels Expansion

Angie’s List Slams Indiana, Cancels Expansion

In the days before Indiana Governor Mike Pence was to sign the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law, several major companies threatened to pull their businesses, and by extension tax money and jobs, out of the state. Governor Pence was unfazed by this, apparently, as he ultimately signed the bill while hiding from the […]

Here Is The Full Text of Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom Restoration Act’

Here Is The Full Text of Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom Restoration Act’

Below is the full text of the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act that was signed into law Thursday by Indiana Governor Mike Pence. SENATE ENROLLED ACT No. 101 AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning civil procedure. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana: SECTION1.IC34-13-9 IS ADDED TO THE […]

The LIBRE Initiative – Not Quite The Advocacy Group Hispanics Need From The Koch Brothers

The LIBRE Initiative – Not Quite The Advocacy Group Hispanics Need From The Koch Brothers

The LIBRE?Initiative?is self-described as follows: “Founded in 2011, the LIBRE iniative is a 501(c)4 non-partisan, non-profit grassroots organization that advances the principles and values of economic freedom to empower the U.S. Hispanic community so it can thrive and contribute to a more prosperous America.” These days, it seems that minority groups need to band together […]

Sarah Palin Talks About America. . .Maybe

Sarah Palin Talks About America. . .Maybe

Right on the heels of her?announcement about her “serious” interest in a 2016 Presidential bid, Sarah Palin has delivered another confusing, word salad speech that even confused some of her allies. On Jan. 24, Palin spoke at the Iowa Freedom Summit, a Citizens United conference featuring the best and brightest of the Conservative lineup from […]

U.S. Boosts Sanctions Against North Korea

U.S. Boosts Sanctions Against North Korea

  Following the cyber attack against Sony, allegedly perpetrated by North Korea, the United States has ramped up economic sanctions considerably against the “Democratic Republic.” According to the BBC, the sanctions specifically mention a few government officials, The Korean Mining Development Trading Organization, and the Reconnaissance General Bureau, a North Korean intelligence agency. BBC goes […]