Has the media in the U.S. shown bias towards the Palestinian Government, in favor of the Israel Government?

100% (2 votes)
0% (0 votes)
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Total votes: 2
Michelle Obama

Why Michelle Obama will run in the 2016 Illinois Senate race

Michelle Obama has always dismissed any speculation about running for office.

Monsanto Shill Mom?

From Webster’s New World College Dictionary:

Joe Scarborough Wrong Again and Again!

My big issue is that Joe Scarborough gets to bully his way to an incorrect comment on live TV reaching millions of people, then says he's wrong on Twitter. There's a big difference Joe!

Israeli Sniper Killing Wounded Civilian (video recorded 7.20.14)

This video is disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.

The Politicus: College User Generated Challenge {2014}

The Politicus invites YOU to participate in our 4th annual user generated college writing challenge.

Upside Downtrodden - episode 93


5 1/2 Years of Obama: Where are we now!

A few months ago I re-tweeted an image that illustrated where the country was economically in Jan 2009  vs. the end of Q4 2013. So I decided to update that same chart using Q2 2014 numbers.

The Struggle Is My Life

I do not deny that I planned sabotage. I did not plan it in a spirit of recklessness nor because I have any love of violence. I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation and oppression of my people by the whites.

Nelson Mandela


The Struggle Is My Life (P.62)


Human Rights. Human Wrongs.

Many residents of Detroit may have their water shut off. No matter how broken the city or broke the residents, can't we keep a little hope, and a little water, running, or will we really deny them

Arizona Politician Adam Kwasman Makes a Big Mistake

Arizona Republican congressional candidate Adam Kwasman tweeted out the below message to show his disdain for the influx of migrant children looking for asylum in the United States.

Public Acknowledgment On White House Grounds Honoring The Slaves Who Helped Build The White House


The slaves working on the building were bricklayers and carpenters. And though their names (and only their first names) appear in the pay records, the money they earned went to their owners. Even the architect of the White House, James Hoban, owned three slaves who were working on the project, and Hoban was paid for their labor. It's to right this wrong and honor the people who help build the most recognizable building on the planet!


What 8 Presidents Owned Slaves During Their Presidency?

1. George Washington; Presidency: 1789-1797; State: VA

US Economy Needs Some Inflation

So many conservative politicians, I won’t name names, have been on the Feds’ case (Federal Reserve Bank), accusing it of a libertine attitude and a penchant for accommodative monetary policies whic

Joe Scarborough miss quotes AG Eric Holder

Joe Scarborough miss quotes AG Eric Holder, then he wants to move on after he gets called out by Eugene Robinson. How about apologizes for the miss quote and then move on.  

Nudge Nudge Wink Wink Mitch

Mitch McConnell has a message for his female and student constituents.

Affordable Care Act's Dramatic Impact On The Uninsured In Two Charts

The below charts show the dramatic impact the Affordable Care Act has had on uninsured Americans.

Border Issues and Broader Issues

The crisis of tens of thousands of childrenfrom Central America crossing the US border isn't isolated, nor only about immigrationbut about how we act compassionately as a nation.

Upside Downtrodden - episode 92


Hobby Lobby Part Two

And so it begins.

Hobby Lobby

What a ludicrous name for such an important case - Hobby Lobby!  

Stand by Your Woman

The ruling by SCOTUS on Monday that allows Hobby Lobby and other corporations of its ilk to strategically deny certain health care benefits to their female employees is nothing less than stunning.

Hillary Inevitable?

66% (2 votes)
Not Sure
33% (1 vote)
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 3

Can we declare the "Great Recession" over?

The economy added 288,000 jobs in June while the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

100% (1 vote)
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0% (0 votes)
Need more data
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Total votes: 1

The Justices Could Use a New Hobby

The Supreme Court ruled against women, reproductive health, family planning and science, deciding the rights corporations count more.  

Upside Downtrodden - episode 91


Do you think threatening Facebook posts are protected under the First Amendment?

No. It's harassment
100% (2 votes)
Yes. People need to be held accountable
0% (0 votes)
Not Sure
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 2

The Rise Of Online Harassment

Recently there's been a lot of attention in the news on issues involving the internet from "net neutrality" to the recent Supreme Court decision on Aereo, but what hasn't received as much attention

From Mississippi to Iraq, Opposites Attract

In a unanimous decision on cell phone privacy, the often-divided Supreme Court pulled together.To address Iraq's insurgency and uncertainty, the US and Iran may actually have to communicate.

The US does not Get It!

With the appointment of 13 new M


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