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Does Anyone Really Have Any Idea What The Right Policy In Syria Is?

In Syria, it’s the government versus pro-democracy rebels versus the Islamic State versus the government versus the United States versus Russia versus Iran.

In response to the new involvement of Iranian and Russian soldiers in the Syrian civil war, U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders declared, “We do not want to make a very complex situation […]

Ted Cruz Calls For The Shutdown Of The Entire Federal Government

Ted Cruz isn’t just a United States senator. He’s also a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. As such, he’s asking to be trusted with the power of executive leadership over the entire U.S. federal government.

Today, Ted Cruz let America know what he wants to do with that power: Shut the whole […]

The Family Is Falling! Warns Pope Francis

This morning, Pope Francis lectured the U.S. Congress: “How essential the family has been to the building of this country! And how worthy it remains of our support and encouragement! Yet I cannot hide my concern for the family, which is threatened, perhaps as never before, from within and without. Fundamental relationships are being called […]

Senate Exposes The Sham of Sequestration Compromise

Two years ago, President Barack Obama shoved his audacity of hope into the garbage disposal, making a deal with Republicans to create drastic budget cuts in domestic social programs. Obama assured us that it was a carefully crafted compromise that would ensure that the government wouldn’t shut down and would help politicians reach a sustainable […]

America Is Not A Planet?

In last night’s debate between Republican presidential candidates, Senator Marco Rubio declared that, “America is a lot of things – the greatest country in the world, absolutely. But America is not a planet.”

America is not a planet?

What does that mean? What was Senator Rubio trying to say?

Your Monday Morning Perk: Cornel West on Bernie Sanders

“We’ve got to straighten our backs up, come together across color, across class, across sexual orientation, across regions. That’s what Bernie Sanders’ campaign is all about.”

You don’t need that cup of coffee this morning. Just have a listen to Cornel West. Whether you agree with him or disagree with him, he’ll wake you up.


The NeoNazi Supporters Of Donald Trump

Donald Trump doesn’t openly embrace support from neoNazis, white supremacists, and members of the KKK. His program of racist nationalism, however, is just what American Nazis have been demanding for decades. […]

I Am A Liberal. That’s Why I’m Joining The Republican Party.

If I have to join the ranks of the Republican Party to put the breaks on Donald Trump’s growing movement of Anglo-American nationalism, that’s what I’ll do. Am I making the wrong decision? […]

Donald Trump And Adolf Hitler

The more I learn about Donald Trump, the more he reminds me of Adolf Hitler. […]

Donald Trump Says Jeb Bush “Speaks Mexican”. So What?

It’s just 7:25 AM, and Trump made his angry, ignorant tweet at 11:00 PM last night, but already, there are thousands of Trump’s supporters retweeting and favoriting his message that Jeb Bush speaks Mexican and that Americans should only be allowed to speak English. […]

A New Religious Icon For Pier One

As I saw this statue of an elephant sitting in the meditating posture of the Buddha, for sale in a Pier One store, I thought:

When are we going to see Pier One sell a giraffe nailed to a crucifix? Why don’t we see that yet? Why shouldn’t we?