A Republican Transgender Christian

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"I'm saying goodbye to people's perception of me and who I am. I'm not saying goodbye to me because this has always been me." ~ Bruce Jenner The Sawyer interview with Bruce Jenner unveiled some jaw dropping moments. Here are...More

Nonprofit Organizations Make A Difference In Voter Participation

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Nonprofits misinterpret the prohibition against partisan political activity to mean no activity at all. Today, however, nonprofits play a larger role in closing participation gaps and increasing voting among traditionally underrepresented communities. A rapidly increasing number of nonprofit service providers...More

Scott Walker Claims He Will Start Paying for His Own Security Costs During Campaign Visits

Running a non-stop Presidential campaign It's about stinking time that Wisconsin Governor Emperor Scott Walker (R-ILoveBillionaireDonors) begins to pick up some of the security costs for his non-stop Presidential campaign instead of mooching them off the backs of Wisconsin taxpayers...More

Sid Miller, Tx ag commish, wants to let school kids eat junk food and drink sodas once again

Respectfully, Mr. President, If You Pull My Other Leg It Plays Jingle Bells . . .

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About the TPP Sir . . . if you are so proud of this piece of legislation why is it secreted from the American Public and why are you Fast-Tracking it ? Americans may seem unsophisticated and unaware, but actually...More

An Excerpt From Article Six Of The American Constitution

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. . . " The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the members of the several state legislatures, and all executive and judicial officers, both of the United States and of the several states, shall be bound by oath or...More

Hillary Clinton: Making "Why" connections is where her Politician's Voice needs to improve for 2016

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The point of this piece is to point out where Hillary Clinton has stopped short at developing vocal skills for debates and stump speeches. As a public speaker she has trouble reaching beyond facts to the emotional "Why?" responses that...More

Jason Chaffetz; Aint he a cute little chipmunk?

Can I Be Blunt

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Senator Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services and Education starts the budget hearing with Secretary of Education Arni Duncan by saying that “you’re asking for money well beyond the law that would allow...More

Hillary's singular weakness: "Why" is why her Politican's Voice fails as user-friendly technology

I would argue vehemently that all top level American politicians put resources to augmenting their vocal effectiveness. They work at it. Every one of them since the second presidential campaign of George H.W. Bush in 1992 shows command of pace,...More

The KKK And Law Enforcement

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When I was growing up in a Mennonite Farming Community ( in the NW United States and in the 50s and 60s ) it was common knowledge that many of the Officers i n our County Sheriff's Department were KKK...More

Are you for or against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement (TPP)?

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Before you vote please watch both presentations for additional information.More

Onward, Sociopaths

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"You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows." -Bob Dylan It would seem that with every four-year election cycle, the campaigns are starting earlier and earlier. In 1960, Jack Kennedy didn't even announce his candidacy until...More

The Budget for War

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Do you remember that trillion dollar deficit ran up for the Iraq war? Well, Republicans are willing to add to that deficit to build a strong defense or support the contractors in their districts. It’s hard to know where the...More

Fire this Time - a #Ferguson Film

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My name is Phillip Johnson, an author, filmmaker, and social entrepreneur. My wife and I launched CMT-TV a non profit film production company as a tool of empowerment what would allow local filmmakers to gain experience, while exploring the history...More

The Race Gap in America’s Police Departments

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Based on some of these numbers below I wonder where these departments are sourcing their officers from. It's certainly not from within the community. The below data was posted in a NY Times article on April 8th 2015. It shows...More

Being Mean Don't Strengthen Poor People's Families

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The Show Me State just showed 73,323 desperately poor people how to strengthen their families by taking half of their $227 benefit checks if they failed to meet work activity requirements and cutting the lifetime cap by15 months. (Sarcasm) Temporary...More

John Bolton; Chicken Hawk Gigantus

"Deliver the Election"

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The Missourians for Honest Elections, a grassroots organization, has led an effort to abolish electronic voting in St Louis County and elsewhere since 2006. The group has assembled a portfolio it says demonstrates that electronic voting is susceptible to technical...More

GOP out to ambush Hillary

MD-Sen: Donna Edwards (D) Fights Back Against Fast Tracking The TPP

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Received this e-mail from Rep. Donna Edwards' (D. MD) U.S. Senate campaign: A bill just introduced in the Senate would give the President “fast track” trade authority to push through a disastrous trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which will...More

Should the U.S. Government be able to charge U.S. citizens with a crime for "attempting" to join a terrorist group?

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From Politico Federal authorities announced Monday that the FBI arrested six men in Minnesota and California on terrorism charges, accusing them of attempting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. “Each of those...More

Ohio Guv John Kasich says he awaits answer from God about 2016 race for Prez

Wayne La Pierre; Paranoid, delusional, fear-mongerer, power hungry

PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 4/17/15 Edition

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Received this e-mail from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign today: Sen. Toomey says one thing in Pennsylvania, and then does another with his votes in Washington, D.C. Let's take a look. On the left, below, we have what...More

Top Comments: Chester the Dog Gets New Home After Social Media Post Goes Viral

Mike Huckabee doesn't seem to understand the Constitution

Oklahoma "reserve" cop who kills supect by mistake says he received training in Maricopa County, Az. That sounds about right!

What the Greek Crisis Might Reveal about Global Capitalism

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Writing under the pseudonym Tyler Durden (Fight Club fans will recognize that name), the primary author at Zero Hedge has offered an interesting perspective on what the brutally realistic options are for the newly elected Syriza leaders if the party...More

Iran: Paranoia, Uncomfortable Facts and Elusive Peace

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In their 2007 book, the The Sphinx of Tehran , Yossi Melman and Meir Javedanfar built a narrative around the theory, supported by Israeli intelligence given to Melman, that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was a dangerous fanatic whose ideas were...More

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