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With Net Neutrality Gone, What Is The Internet’s Future? (Video)

With Net Neutrality Gone, What Is The Internet’s Future? (Video)

Well, it happened. Despite overwhelming opposition (including a bomb threat that temporarily evacuated the hearing room), and requests for delay from 18 state attorneys over concerns of a corrupted public comment process, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday repealed regulations protecting the free and open internet–known as net neutrality–three to two along party lines. The internet as we know it […]

The Internet’s Future Hinges On Tomorrow’s Net Neutrality Vote (Video)

The Internet’s Future Hinges On Tomorrow’s Net Neutrality Vote (Video)

Who would have imagined people would have to protest for a free and open internet? Yet that is exactly what is planned to occur outside Federal Communication Commission (FCC) headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, the day the FCC is slated to decide the fate of net neutrality. Net neutrality regulations prohibit internet service providers (ISPs) from […]

A New Study Shows Revolution Might Be Right Around The Corner (Video)

A New Study Shows Revolution Might Be Right Around The Corner (Video)

“You say you want a revolution?” Well, it might not be far off. That is according to a study published in Nature tracing characteristics of history’s most consequential revolutions. Using a rubric called the Gini coefficient, scientists from Washington State University and 13 other institutions examined factors that foment economic inequality. What they found has them worried. According to […]

New York Lawmakers Divided Over The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (Video)

New York Lawmakers Divided Over The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (Video)

Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed 231 to 198 the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, allowing concealed carry permit holders to transport their weapons across state lines. As a result, rifts are forming between legislators in even solidly Democratic states with strict gun laws, like New York. New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement: […]

Trump Rejects Study Proving Positive Refugee Impact On US Economy (Video)

Trump Rejects Study Proving Positive Refugee Impact On US Economy (Video)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said: “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” One of the promises President Donald Trump made on the campaign trail was to deny millions of refugees admission to the United States, claiming they were hurting Americans’ job prospects and were potential terrorists. It isn’t unusual, though, […]

Social Scientist: Trump’s ‘Flood Of Deceit’ Is Worst She’s Ever Seen (TWEETS)

Social Scientist: Trump’s ‘Flood Of Deceit’ Is Worst She’s Ever Seen (TWEETS)

It’s no secret that Donald Trump lies, and lies often. Indeed, he lies so often that we’ve coined a new term for them–“alternative facts.” He lies so often that at least one journalist thinks it’s a national emergency. But an expert on liars and lying recently discovered that there’s a different, and scary, dimension to […]

University Of Southern Florida Case Is Emblematic Of US Rape Culture (Video)

University Of Southern Florida Case Is Emblematic Of US Rape Culture  (Video)

From Harvey Weinstein to Charlie Rose, Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) to Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), recent workplace sexual misconduct allegations have dominated daily headlines. Amid all the high-profile accusations, though, it’s easy to forget one environment no stranger to sexual assault and harassment–the college campus. All across the country, students are accusing college and university […]

New Poll Shows Fewer Fundies Bowing Down To Trump (VIDEO/TWEET)

New Poll Shows Fewer Fundies Bowing Down To Trump (VIDEO/TWEET)

As of Friday night, Donald Trump’s average approval rating, as calculated by FiveThirtyEight, stands at 37.3 percent–far and away the lowest on record for any newly-elected president after 323 days in office. If that sounds like a broken record, that’s because this year has seen Trump’s approval ratings sink to levels not seen since opinion […]

Bugs, Loopholes, Haste, And The GOP Tax Bill (Video)

Bugs, Loopholes, Haste, And The GOP Tax Bill (Video)

Amid the glaring problems with the Republicans’ rewrite of our tax code, there is another issue that should concern us–time. Is there enough of it to allow America to adjust to the changes since several provisions in the bill one step away from President Donald Trump’s desk are slated to take effect January 1–weeks away? According […]

Steve Schmidt Has A Question For Senate Officials About Roy Moore (VIDEO/TWEET)

Steve Schmidt Has A Question For Senate Officials About Roy Moore (VIDEO/TWEET)

When Roy Moore upended Luther Strange in the Republican primary for Jeff Sessions’ former Senate seat, there were already a number of reasons to be unnerved about the former Alabama chief justice going to Washington. And that was before Moore faced allegations that years ago, Moore molested women and pursued girls young enough to be […]

Trump Wages Class Warfare With Tax Cut Bill (VIDEO)

Trump Wages Class Warfare With Tax Cut Bill (VIDEO)

On Thursday, President Donald Trump issued a speech attempting to characterize his legislative goals and tax cut bill as “populist.” Despite significant contradictory analysis, the president claimed his efforts negativity affect wealthy individuals and aids most Americans. This assessment falls short of factual reality. In truth, Trump used emotional rhetoric to divide American voters. The president’s […]

Trump Shrinks Public Land To Ease Fossil Fuel Potential–Claims It’s For Public Good (Video)

Trump Shrinks Public Land To Ease Fossil Fuel Potential–Claims It’s For Public Good (Video)

When President Donald Trump announced Monday he would be reducing the sizes of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in Utah, he delivered the following message: “The families and communities of Utah know and love this land the best, and you know the best how to take care of your land. You know how to protect […]

A Blank Webpage Tells Us All We Need About National AIDS Policy (Video)

A Blank Webpage Tells Us All We Need About National AIDS Policy (Video)

If you’ve been at all paying attention the past year, you know the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue doesn’t really care much about us–unless we’re rich, or part of the 34 percent still holding on to the belief President Donald Trump is a messiah for the ages. But in case we need another reminder, […]

Betsy DeVos Has A Bad Habit Of Not Showing Up For Work (TWEET)

Betsy DeVos Has A Bad Habit Of Not Showing Up For Work (TWEET)

A lot of people in Donald Trump’s administration give the impression that they really aren’t qualified to serve at such a high level. But one person in particular leaves people wondering, “What is s/he doing there?” Namely, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Without a doubt, DeVos is the most unqualified Cabinet-level official in recent memory. She […]

Psychoanalyst Warns That We Have An ‘Incapable, Disordered, Sick’ POTUS (VIDEO)

Psychoanalyst Warns That We Have An ‘Incapable, Disordered, Sick’ POTUS (VIDEO)

Over the last two years–especially since his upset victory–Donald Trump has given us a lot of reasons to question his mental state. His tendency to tell blatant lies and troll in conspiracy theories has left even the most seasoned pundits and reporters shaking their heads. This past week offered yet more proof. We learned that […]

What It Means Now That The GOP Tax Plan Has Passed The Senate (Video)

What It Means Now That The GOP Tax Plan Has Passed The Senate (Video)

Well, it happened. Early Saturday morning, Senate Republicans narrowly passed the most sweeping tax reform bill in three decades. President Donald Trump is now steps away from his first legislative victory. In the 51-49 vote requiring frenetic last-minute revision, Republicans chose to hand the richest Americans and corporations, already sitting on mountains of wealth, another massive tax […]

BREAKING: Michael Flynn Flips, Imperiling Trump (Video)

BREAKING: Michael Flynn Flips, Imperiling Trump (Video)

In what some media outlets are hailing the biggest development so far in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, President Donald Trump’s former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, has agreed today to a plea deal with prosecutors that presents the most direct threat to the president. On or around January 24, Flynn pleaded guilty to a single […]

Rex Tillerson Might Be The Next Trump Cabinet Member To Go (Video)

Rex Tillerson Might Be The Next Trump Cabinet Member To Go (Video)

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders refused to confirm if reports about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s departure are true. Instead, as if often the case, she couched her response in vagueries: “We’ve said many times before, as many of you love to write these types of stories, when the president loses his confidence […]

Here Are The Glaring Problems With The Republican Tax Bill (Video)

Here Are The Glaring Problems With The Republican Tax Bill (Video)

The Senate is expected very soon to vote on the Republican tax “reform” bill that passed the House of Representatives two weeks ago. Many fear it’s going to pass. Those on the right are still trying to sell it as a sweetheart deal for the American people, because it will “cut taxes.” True, it will. […]

House Dems Show Trump How To Deal With Pervs In Their Ranks (TWEETS)

House Dems Show Trump How To Deal With Pervs In Their Ranks (TWEETS)

In a sane world, Donald Trump’s presidency should have ended on Wednesday afternoon, when he declared that he would rather have a suspected sexual harasser and child molester in the Senate than a Democrat. He made that loud and clear when he all but endorsed former Alabama chief justice Roy Moore for the former seat of […]

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