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Priorities and realities

Hate that the White House wants to urge the protesters in #Ferguson to act peacefully but doesn’t urge the same of the...

Ferguson Riots: Photos Capture The Chaos

Ferguson is exploding. Over three months after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed, the city is experiencing one...

Cartoons: World Cartoonists look at Ferguson

Cartoonists are now doing their takes on the grand jury’s decision in Ferguson. The events in Ferguson and the...

No Indictment In Furguson

Just breaking that the grand jury has voted not to indict I would hope we could all wait for the evidence to be released before...

No Indictment Against Officer Darren Wilson in Michael Brown Shooting

No indictment will be filed against Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. St. Louis County prosecuting...

‘Sergeant’ Chuck Hagel Steps Down

When announcing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s departure from the Pentagon, President Obama referred to Chuck...

Obama heightens the contradictions

WASHINGTON — Stay wide awake in the coming weeks. This is a historic moment when all of the divisions, misunderstandings...

Politics and Wealth

Thanksgiving week is a time citizens are supposed to remember how fortunate they are to live in freedom in America. Of...

Breaking: Defense Secretary Hagel to Resign

The Washington Post quotes AP sources saying that Chuck Hagel is resigning as Secretary of Defense “following a tenure...

Tamir Rice Shooting Sparks Toy Gun Bill

An Ohio legislator planned to introduce a bill Monday requiring all toy firearms to have brightly colored strips indicating...

Book Review: There’s A House In The Land: (Where A Band Can Take A Stand) by Shaun Mullen

With each passing year, the 70s has taken on a kind of mystical quality. And, once upon a time in the 70s, a group of...

From Richards To Rivers: A Dozen Great Books For Holiday Gift Giving

Your Faithful Reviewer plowed through another 30 or so books in the course of 2014, some new, some not so old and a...

Remember Benghazi? (Update)

Updated — at bottom — with Senator Graham’s elegant “full of crap” comments over the weekend from...

Sullivan on Obama and Immigration

Andrew Sullivan drills down into the immigration dynamic on The Daily Dish. One reason I’ve been somewhat forgiving of...

Top 10 Villains

As far back as I can remember, I’ve always loved villains. It was always the big bad that interested me more in Disney films....

Bill Cosby’s Scandal-Filled Week: One Allegation After Another

More women have come forward this week accusing legendary comedian Bill Cosby of sexual abuse and several companies have cut...

SNL Cold Open Takes On Executive Orders

Pretty funny regardless of how you feel on the issue Cold Open ...

Uppity

Uppity: We’re talking about the immigration speech. How did that damn man in the White House manage to defy an...

Obama Immigration Orders Could Drive Latino Vote

WASHINGTON – Nevada welcomed President Barack Obama on Friday as he came to rally support for his executive orders on...

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From Richards To Rivers: A Dozen Great Books For Holiday Gift Giving

Your Faithful Reviewer plowed through another 30 or so books in the course of 2014, some new, some not so old and a...

Bill Cosby’s Scandal-Filled Week: One Allegation After Another

More women have come forward this week accusing legendary comedian Bill Cosby of sexual abuse and several companies have cut...

Remember Benghazi? (Update)

Updated — at bottom — with Senator Graham’s elegant “full of crap” comments over the weekend from...

On Pope Francis’ Secret Service: Confronting the ISIS Threat (Corriere Della Sera, Italy)

He rides in an open car amid hundreds of thousands of people from around the world and abhors being seperated from his...

‘An Eye for an Eye’ Carried to the Extreme

Two days ago, I joined millions in their condemnation of the barbaric Synagogue attack in Jerusalem. But, I also ...

‘Sergeant’ Chuck Hagel Steps Down

When announcing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s departure from the Pentagon, President Obama referred to Chuck...

Obama heightens the contradictions

WASHINGTON — Stay wide awake in the coming weeks. This is a historic moment when all of the divisions, misunderstandings...

Politics and Wealth

Thanksgiving week is a time citizens are supposed to remember how fortunate they are to live in freedom in America. Of...

The Republican War on Science and Education

While America and other western nations are concerned about climate change and ISIS, Republican conservatives take stances...

The Power Of Emotion: How Feeling Disgust Spurs Your Worst Behavior

A new study from Rice University in Houston finds disgust can rule our bad decision-making. “As an emotion, disgust is...

This is our government’s war on privacy

It’s becoming increasingly evident that governments see our phones as personal tracking devices. Read on for a new slant...