The media is not shy about the gun lobby; so you surely know that former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg has lately pledged $50 million to a new group that will take on the gun lobby from the family standpoint. The above Continue →
Some of you asked if my talk on Thursday at University of Illinois, hosted by Young Americans for Liberty, would be available as video online. Sorry, but that didn’t happen.
It was a good session with a nice turnout and some Continue →
Even if you dislike or don't listen to classical or baroque music, you will still be amazed!
The Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 by J.S. Bach
In the 1950s, as the United States transitioned from a factory- to an office-based economy, the sociologist perceived that “if you wanted to find out what was wrong with American society and politics, you had to look Continue →
Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) objected to Reid’s description of the events in Bunkersville, Nevada, last week at Bundy’s ranch. Heller told What’s Your Point? Hosts Jeff Gillan and Amy Tarkanian, “What Senator Reid may call domestic terrorists, I call patriots. Continue →
The archive of the Pathé cinema newsreels that documented the “first 70 years of the 20th century” in the United Kingdom and beyond has been released onto YouTube. Some of the videos, such as those of the human Continue →
Some newspapers would have you believe you’re in constant danger of being eaten by a giant South American bird around the corner from your home.Related Entries April 19, 2014 Clandestine FBI Inquiry Rattles 9/11 Tribunals April 16, 2014 Continue →
By Pat Bagley, Cagle Cartoons, Salt Lake TribuneRelated Entries April 16, 2014 The FBI’s Facial Recognition Database Combines Lo-Res Photos With Zero Civil Liberties Consideration April 3, 2014 Activist Says U.S. Using Terrorism Charges to Stifle Political Dissent Continue →
The hunger-ravaged people of Syria have a long period of drought to blame for their Continue →
Lack of respect for others’ religion, culture / Restrictions on movement
Video: Damage seen after the confrontations in Al-Aqsa Mosque 16 April https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=766210056730492
6 detained in Al-Aqsa clashes as Passover tensions mount JERUSALEM (Ma‘an) 17 Apr — Israeli police said six Palestinian men were Continue →
This is part of Marc H. Ellis’s “Exile and the Prophetic” feature for Mondoweiss. To read the entire series visit the archive page.
Now in the last days of Passover, Easter Sunday appears. Our wonderful progressive Christian Continue →
"It’s time for Western states to take control of federal lands within their borders, lawmakers and county commissioners from Western states said at Utah’s Capitol on Friday (4-18-14).
More than 50 political leaders from nine states convened for the first time Continue →
Submitted by Simon Black via Sovereign Man blog,
In the Land of the Free, people grow up hearing a lot of things about their freedom.
You're told that you live in the freest country on the planet. You're told that other nations Continue →
Nevada’s senators sparred Friday on live TV in Las Vegas over the standoff between the federal government and rancher Cliven Bundy.
“What Sen. Reid may call domestic terrorists, I call patriots,” GOP Sen. Dean Heller said during the rare joint appearance Continue →
On what authority does the US have to murder individuals who are "suspected" of being bad guys...not to mention the INNOCENT people who always end up being killed during all these extrajudicial murders from above via "signature strikes"? If you Continue →
Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, IDF Chief of General Staff. Photo by Yoav Devir
Israel’s army chief is super popular. Uh oh
A strong army doesn’t kill a child searching for edible plants; it doesn’t shoot a judge at a border crossing.
By Yossi Continue →
(CNN) - A bill allowing Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul to simultaneously run for the presidency and re-election to his U.S. Senate seat in 2016 died earlier this week when the Kentucky legislature adjourned for the year.
The bill had passed Continue →
Politicians can be a thin-skinned bunch. You'd think they'd let insults roll off their backs given how much power they have over the lives and livelihoods of others. But if you have all that power, why bother letting insults roll Continue →
Not since George W. Bush complained that the problem with the American economy was that “too many Continue →
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss the surprise agreement among the U.S., Russia and the EU. Does it mean anything? Scheer says yes, and that those hoping for a new Cold War Continue →
As talks between Israel and Palestine falter, thousands of Palestinians demonstrated Thursday on behalf of nearly 5,000 Continue →
My best example of voluntaryism has been with my 2 daughters. One is 10 and the other is 13. They do not get along at all. Tonight we had a talk about how we treat each other. The way they Continue →