The Issues

6 Tips For Success In Life — From Homeless People

6 Tips For Success In Life — From Homeless People

When it comes to compassion, we could all learn a lesson from children. When Heather Lee, ?an elementary teacher, conducted a class project for her students to make place mats for a?homeless?shelter, she was unprepared for how moving it would be – for her, the children, and for the shelter residents. We’ve explored the conditions […]

Ann Coulter: Tamerlan Tsnarnaev’s Wife Should ‘Be In Prison For Wearing A Hijab’ (VIDEOS)

Ann Coulter: Tamerlan Tsnarnaev’s Wife Should ‘Be In Prison For Wearing A Hijab’ (VIDEOS)

The Constitution of the United States has only been amended 27 times. The first 10 amendments are otherwise known as “The Bill of Rights“. These rights, such as the freedom of religion, were more fully explained so as to prevent “misconstruction or abuse of its powers.” Apparently, many of the people on the Fox News […]

Hunger Is A Good Lesson For Poor Children According To West Virginia Lawmaker Ray Canterbury

Hunger Is A Good Lesson For Poor Children According To West Virginia Lawmaker Ray Canterbury

West Virginia lawmakers tackled childhood hunger and school performance in one bill when they passed the West Virginia Feed to Achieve Act (SB633) on April 12, 2013. The bill passed 89-9 with overwhelming bi-partisan support. The goal of the Feed to Achieve Act is to provide breakfast and lunch to every child in West Virginia […]

People Of Faith Band Together To Make Marriage Equality A Reality In Minnesota

People Of Faith Band Together To Make Marriage Equality A Reality In Minnesota

  This is a very refreshing photograph from the Facebook page of Minnesotans United For All Families?that really shows how much change is happening in various faith communities regarding the LGBT community. While there are still many hateful people out there, this group has, instead of using their various faiths as an excuse to hate […]

Iowa Republicans Try To Bully Justices Who Support Marriage Equality

Iowa Republicans Try To Bully Justices Who Support Marriage Equality

  Iowa is a marriage equality state, and has been for some time now. However, Iowa Republicans who oppose it are getting desperate. They seem to think that there is?still?a way to bully court justices who helped make it happen into resignation or retirement. According to Right Wing Watch,?Iowa Republicans are threatening to significantly cut […]

America’s Insane Gun Laws Could Become The Stuff Terrorists’ Dreams Are Made Of (VIDEO)

Al Qaeda is a dangerous terrorist outfit responsible for countless untold horrors. We all know that. Now, a video from a few years back featuring its spokesman, American-born Adam Gadahn, has surfaced to warn America of said untold horrors if we aren’t careful. The chilling montage instructs and urges American Muslims to unleash more horror […]

Value Your Privacy? It Will Be No More If CISPA Passes

Value Your Privacy? It Will Be No More If CISPA Passes

  The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) has passed the House of Representatives and has been referred to the Senate. This bill has been touted as a necessary security measure by some but in practice it will allow for significant privacy violations. If that isn’t bad enough, companies that violate your privacy will […]

Right Wing Fringe — ‘HIV Is A Harmless Passenger Virus’, Doesn’t Cause AIDS

Right Wing Fringe — ‘HIV Is A Harmless Passenger Virus’, Doesn’t Cause AIDS

This piece was originally a section in another article on which I’m currently working. But there was so much information that I felt it began to take over the entire original article, and I made the quick decision to give it an article of its very own. Why did I put so much research into […]

Equality House: The Rainbow House Across The Street From Westboro Baptist Church

Equality House: The Rainbow House Across The Street From Westboro Baptist Church

The story about the Topeka, Kansas neighborhood in which the Westboro Baptist Church nut-job family lives, along with the recent addition of a fabulous color combo across the street, isn’t “new” news, but I like rainbows and bright colors and thought this would look great on my blog. Have you seen this story?

Supplier In Nicaragua Beats Employees So You Can Save $1 At Walmart

Supplier In Nicaragua Beats Employees So You Can Save $1 At Walmart

We already have enough reasons to not shop at Walmart ? the?poor treatment of their employees is legendary. But could it get worse? Yes, it could. How about being beaten if you try to organize with other workers to demand humane treatment and decent pay??A Walmart supplier in Tipitapa, Nicaragua has employees who have?experienced?exactly that. […]

Jeb Bush’s Sunday Show Insanity Tour (VIDEOS)

Jeb Bush’s Sunday Show Insanity Tour (VIDEOS)

  There was a time when former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush seemed like the sane, sensible, and semi-stable Bush offspring. His sainted mother, the delightfully outspoken Barbara Bush, even believed that he would be a bigger player in the future of the GOP than his brother. That myth has been dispelled as of Sunday, […]