December 31st, 2014300This has been a hell of a year; I don't think anyone will dispute that. The stories came hard and fast, blending together and wrapping themselves tightly around right-wing narratives.
October 20th, 201461If there’s one thing that epitomizes the American spirit, it’s fear. We’re always pissing our collective pants over something. We’re always terrified of one boogeyman or another. And now that boogeyman is Ebola.
July 21st, 2014101A murder trial that many are comparing to the Trayvon Martin case has begun in Detroit. Fifty-four-year-old Theodore Wafer is facing charges of second degree murder, manslaughter and committing a felony with a firearm in the shooting death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride last November.
April 22nd, 2014841The following cartoon is from 1939, and is meant to be a teaching tool to help children learn the Pledge of Allegiance. You will notice, however, one thing missing; “under God.”
Despite what extreme Right-wing Christian’s would have you believe, “under God” was not meant to have a place in our pledge. The original intent...
December 16th, 2013224There is a choice we are all faced with throughout the course of our lives. It's a simple choice, while at the same time endlessly complicated. The choice is one between fear and love. These two polar opposites often go hand in hand sadly enough, with the love we hold for those dearest to us and the fear we have of losing them.