I was on the edge of my seat for 40 minutes, which, let me tell you, is a long time to be on the edge of anything. The governor was giving his state of the state speech (the state of the state, by the way, is apparently “strong”), and the speech felt — I’ll try […]
Don’t be fooled into thinking that Holmes’ trial is about providing the public with information. The purpose of this trial is to make 12 people decide whether Holmes will be executed for the attack he’s admitted to
We often hear about the corrupting influence of money in politics. This usually means quid pro quos for moneyed interests. There’s lip service paid to the amount of cash a politician must raise in order to even run for office. Famously, former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer ran for president in 2012 by only taking $200 […]
Dr. King’s legacy was built on making sure all eligible voters could exercise their right without restriction, harassment or intimidation, and bills like this actively work against his vision for a more just world.
Everyone from Jon Stewart to Ted Cruz has mocked President Obama for not flying to France last weekend. And rightly so. It should have been a no-brainer for any American president to want to be seen by the whole world leading a massive unity march against terrorism in response to what is being called France’s […]
We deserve better. Want to get your adrenalin rush? It looks like Aurora is on the hook for $300,000 for these “gems.” Ack.
Around the world editorial cartooning is a dangerous profession, and censorship is real
The idea the Charlie Hebdo staff members were killed for expressing was that expressing ideas, offensive and provocative, is what really matters.
The menacing urge to bully people into enjoying free speech that only agrees with our own is hardly unique to radical Muslim criminals. It’s alive and well right here at home and in your own community, compliments of a wide range of radical nut cases