It’s official: the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has crunched the numbers and confirmed that yes, 2015 was the hottest month on record, and last month, December 2015, was the hottest single month ever recorded. What’s more, last year’s record-breaking global warmth was warmer than
Steve Double of the Conservative Party: “Like the hundreds of thousands of people who signed the petition, and no doubt millions of others across the country, I condemn wholeheartedly the comments Mr Trump made about not only Muslims, but Mexicans, women, people with disabilities and
Why are the candidates in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination so extreme? To some extent, the unfortunate answer is that the candidates are extreme because Republican voters have become extreme. That’s not a complete explanation, however. In addition to the run-of-the-mill right wing extremism of
Why are Republicans objecting to an EPA rule that actually plays right into their hands?
Fortunately for politicians like Marsha Blackburn, Republican voters tend to think with their amygdalas, and amygdalas don’t know how to ask critical questions.
Is U.S. Congressman Louis Gohmert correct when he says that outlaws don’t obtain their guns through legal means?
Donald Trump Calls for the Exclusion of All Muslims from the United States Again — With No Exceptions
“He’s calling for a temporary shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until we can figure out what’s going on.” — narrator of Donald Trump’s first television advertisement. “I’m Donald Trump and I approve this message.” — Donald Trump, in his first television advertisement. There are
Earlier this week, visitor John Simmons made the claim that “even the minority groups are supporting Trump.” When we pressed him to show support for this claim Simmons replied, “Ummm it’s as simple as doing a search for ‘blacks Muslims support trump’ on you tube.”
Economic inequality in the United States has never been worse than it is now. Year end bonuses for Wall Street profiteers are twice the amount of total annual income for all the minimum wage workers in the USA. A year ago, Oxfam warned that by
For a long time now, we’ve covered the costs of publishing Irregular Times by selling buttons and bumper stickers that support left-leaning politics and oppose right-leaning politics. These include stickers and buttons for left-leaning presidential candidates and against right-leaning presidential candidates. With the passing of
The sort of religious liberty these Republicans support is akin to the philosophy of aesthetic choice offered by Henry Ford, who told customers that they could buy a Model T in any color, “as long as it’s black”.