Politics

 
 

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.

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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.
 

Song: "GOP Hypocrisy Sucks"

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

Political Blogger #Hackathon

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

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

 

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