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We Do It Anyway

As you’re probably aware, Republican Party governors across the United States are declaring that they don’t want any Syrian refugees coming into their states because there might be a secret terrorist sneaking in among them, posing as a refugee. It’s tempting to try to find

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The Fear Machine at Work, Summer 2015

Number of distinct stories in American newspapers speculating about a July 4 terrorist attack on American soil, June 1 – July 4, 2015: 136 Number of actual terrorist attacks on American soil, July 4 2015: 0 Source: Proquest Newsstand

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Democrat Emily Cain Hops on the Ebola Panic Bandwagon

While it’s fair to say that more Republicans than Democrats have been caught up in the panic over Ebola in the United States, the Ebola freakout is not an entirely partisan phenomenon. In a recent debate for the Maine 2nd District Congressional race, Democratic candidate

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?