Category: Politics

The Investment of Fear: Imprisoning Americans for profit

Violent crime in the United States has decreased significantly over the past 30 years while at the same time the prison population in the United States has increased at alarming rates. Of course you never […]

In Plain Site

If you haven’t had chance to see this documentary you should definitely take the time to watch it. It raises some extremely thought provoking questions.

Wikileaks vows to release the name of second country where NSA is recording all mobile calls

Wikileaks announced via Twitter that it would be revealing the name of a second country, along with the Bahamas, where the NSA has been secretly making recordings of all the mobile calls taking place there. […]

The changing face of NYC: A tour of NYC storefronts

James and Karla Murray have a wonderful collection of photos called STORE FRONT: The Disappearing Face of New York – 10 Years Later. These are a few of their images and they are a fascinating […]

How the corporate cartel has systematically devalued human beings

Sarah Kendzior has written an amazing piece over at Aljazeera.com. I couldn’t have said it better and I’m not even going to try to. Here are a few quotes that really stood out to me […]

Oops, looks like the White House is pissed about Samsung using that David Ortiz, President Obama selfie as an advertisement

It’s not like it came as a surprise to anyone that Samsung was somehow behind that selfie that David Ortiz took with the President Obama on his trip to the White House but apparently the […]

Can democracy as we know it succeed?

It’s so ingrained into our being, we are taught from the time we take our first steps that we live in the greatest country on Earth and that we send nice young men and women […]

Honey Maid’s amazing response to people who didn’t like their portrayal of a gay parents in their commercial

On March 10 Honey Maid started running a spot that promoted family, love, peace and tolerance. Of course it was met with anger and resentment by the moral know-it-alls who like to think that they […]

Sen. Dan Coats (R., Ind.) shows up at the wrong hearing and starts grilling people

Sen. Dan Coats (R., Ind.) at a subcommittee hearing: He pressed an official for information about possible job losses in his home state — before realizing he was in the wrong hearing, and asking the […]

GOP Congressman busted for coke posession last month just voted to drug-test food stamp recipients

UPDATE: David from FGCU Eagle News sent a link to this video of Radel’s press conference last night where he announced he would be taking a leave of absence to enter into an inpatient drug […]