Forced Blood Draws, DNA Collection And Biometric Scans: What Country Is This?
Our freedoms—especially the Fourth Amendment—are being choked out by a prevailing view among government bureaucrats that they have the right to search, seize, strip, scan, spy on, probe, pat down, taser, and arrest any individual at any time and for the slightest provocation.
When Christian Slaughtered Christian: The Horror Of Holy War
Only someone without any clue about the horrors of the history of Christian religious wars would call on Obama now to accept and use the language of Holy War. Yet, as study after study shows, nuance isn’t the right wing’s strong suit.
Goodbye Bill O’Reilly
And good riddance.
America’s Need For Hero Kings
Pliant, weak tyrants like Jordan’s King Abdullah II are the mask -- poorly fitting though it happens to be -- that keeps the charade going that the U.S. is, in fact, the good guy.
Republicans Don’t Really Care About Inequality
Inequality is emerging as a major issue in the 2016 presidential race, and Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz and others are going to try hard to convince us that the Republican Party cares, really cares, about the plight of the poor and an ever-shrinking middle class.
Saudi Arabia: Between Iraq And A Hard Place
An inflexible, oil-rich state run by an elderly, out-of-touch elite in cahoots with kleptocratic, self-dealing vested interests, how long does Saudi Arabia have to wait for a true reformer? And what’s going to happen in the meantime?
Chris Kyle Vs Tomas Young: The Real War In America
Killing during a war based on lies is considered heroic, while a veteran who worked for peace and human rights is ignored by the mainstream media.
“American Sniper”: Clint Eastwood’s American Horror Story
In Clint Eastwood’s latest war flick, Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history, is told by his father that there are three kinds of people: wolves, sheep, and sheepdogs. Yet whether Kyle is a wolf or a sheepdog depends on the viewer.
Is This Country Crazy? Inquiring Minds Elsewhere Want to Know
It’s past time to wake up, America, and look around.