Political Blogger #Hackathon

The main goal of this event is to offer local bloggers a chance to meet each other and discuss collaboration ideas.
 

Upside Downtrodden - Episode 97

EPISODE 97 TOPIC: GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (GMOs)
 

From Ice Buckets To ISIS Rockets

The US escalates action against ISIS with the threat of plunging into another war, but we are more likely to hear about ice buckets and who has plunged themselves to fight ALS.
 

We Are The World

We're wary of sending tanks back into Iraq and alarmed by Russian tanks near Ukraine. Meanwhile we witness police on military tanks rolling through the streets of Ferguson.
 

Should the United States Government reevaluate its policy of not paying ransom to terrorist groups?

We now know that the terrorist group ISIS demand ransom for journalist James Foley. They later killed him because the ransom wasn't delivered and for the recent bombing of ISIS forces in Iraq.

Yes
50% (2 votes)
No
25% (1 vote)
Not Sure
25% (1 vote)
Total votes: 4
 

Cantor's Last Day

Monday, August 18th marked the last day for U.S Rep. Eric Cantor. He made an official statement last month that he would be resigning in August.
 

Upside Downtrodden - episode 96

EPISODE 96 SEGMENTS: JUSTWORTHY CAUSE - SPORT
 

New Video Emerges of Brown Shooting Aftermath

Cell phone video taken by Ferguson resident Piaget Crenshaw and shown by CNN on Monday provides more footage of the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting.  
Florida Politics
 

Do Sunshine State Opponents, Scott & Crist, Seem to Appear Like Twins?

"Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them." Albert Einstein   By, Jays Jewels
 

Four Major Effects of Health Care Reform on Medicare

Health care reform (the Senate bill as modified by the "reconciliation" package) means four related outcomes for Medicare, and its enrollees.
 

Song: "GOP Hypocrisy Sucks"

Verse: Tho it's been banned he-ah They twice-ban Shariah Cuz, God knows, Islam's some crazy cult
 

Unarmed But Not Unharmed

An unarmed black teen is gunned down in Ferguson and now protesters face a militarized police force keeping the peace with instruments of war.
 

Petition: Urge The Federal Government to Appropriate Funds So Local Law Enforcement Can Purchase On-Body Cameras for Police Officers

Background: 

With the tragic death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. And the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, NY from an apparent choke hold. It is time that the federal government step in and partnered with local law enforcement and purchase On-Body Cameras for officers. Even if this started as a small pilot program in Chicago and NYC. It will be a start in the right direction.

 

Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo

 

Top Political Apps on Android

These are my Top 20 Political News Apps on the Google Play Store as of Aug 11th 2014. Note: This list isn't in rank order, but I put the apps that focus purely on politics at the top.
 

Ever notice how sometimes you come across somebody you shouldn't have fucked with?

The men of the Republican party believe that women and women alone are to be held responsible for the fact that humans have sex.
 

Carrying Jada

Six nights ago, I sat in our bedroom on the third floor with the window open. You were already asleep. The night breeze carried the voices of a cabal of teen boys walking beneath.
 

Reporting Rape, and Wishing She Hadn’t How One College Handled a Sexual Assault Complaint

GENEVA, N.Y. She was 18 years old, a freshman, and had been on campus for just two weeks when one Saturday night last September her friends grew worried because she had been drinking and suddenly d
 

Do you support the airstrikes in Iraq ordered by President Obama?

Obama announced on Thursday night, after a lethal, coordinated offensive threatened not one, but two horrific outcomes:

Depends
33% (1 vote)
No
33% (1 vote)
Yes
33% (1 vote)
Not Sure
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 3