Category: politics

Guide to the 2016 Presidential Elections

There’s no question that this year’s Presidential election is one of the most contentious in recent history. With so much mud slinging and allegations going back and forth, and considering what’s at stake, it’s not […]

How Hillary Stole Arizona and Why It Matters

As more time passes and we get a chance to focus our hindsight on what happened in Arizona it’s becoming more and more obvious that disturbing is a better description than democracy for what took […]

One in a Million; J.R.R. Tolkien Quote

The most improper job of any man is bossing other men. Not one in a million is fit for it, and least of all those who seek the opportunity. 

Net Neutrality: How to help fight

On Feb 26 the FCC will vote to save net neutrality or let Comcast and other ISPs create Internet slow lanes. Some members of Congress, on behalf of their Cable donors, are trying to stop […]

Cable companies appear to have been caught astroturfing fake consumer support to end net neutrality

In what is likely the least shocking news of the century it seems as if cable companies are paying people to shout down virtually every other sane person that’s in favor of net neutrality. This […]

Can democracy as we know it succeed?

It’s so ingrained into our being, we are taught from the time we take our first steps that we live in the greatest country on Earth and that we send nice young men and women […]

Sen. Dan Coats (R., Ind.) shows up at the wrong hearing and starts grilling people

Sen. Dan Coats (R., Ind.) at a subcommittee hearing: He pressed an official for information about possible job losses in his home state — before realizing he was in the wrong hearing, and asking the […]

A Canadian law that could save the United States

Saying that our government is full of a bunch of rich, corrupt assholes that are so out of touch with a majority of Americans and their problems is like saying that the sky is blue. […]

Website says what we’re all thinking, “Fuck you Congress”

There’s plenty more where that came from. Catastrophic climate change, unsustainable mass incarceration, dangerously neglected public infrastructure—oh sorry, just rattling off issues that have been largely ignored while you’ve argued about Obamacare for three years. […]

Lawrence O’Donnell asks Anthony Weiner, ‘What’s wrong with you?’

“What I find strange about your campaign is your absolute desperate need for elective office.” O’Donnell had Weiner on The Last Word and it seemed apparent that O’Donnell has been dying to sink his teeth […]