Politics

The First 4 Seconds Might Confuse You. Because Obama Is Clever When Gunning For This Basic Right

The First 4 Seconds Might Confuse You. Because Obama Is Clever When Gunning For This Basic Right

Can we update the Constitution to included the unalienable human right of Wi-Fi in 2014? That seems like a good plan.

Man jumps White House fence, fights Secret Service K-9

Man jumps White House fence, fights Secret Service K-9

Another civilian jumped the fence and attempted to infiltrate the White House Wednesday night. He was quickly brought down and arrested.

You’ll Be Sick When You See How The Media Twists The Truth Of Our Lives

You’ll Be Sick When You See How The Media Twists The Truth Of Our Lives

As networks and publications try and fill the 24-hour news cycle, it’s hard to tell truth from fiction someone created to have something to talk about for the next half hour to half year.

The Politics Of Every Major U.S. Religion, In One Chart

The Politics Of Every Major U.S. Religion, In One Chart

For many political analysts, it’s an established truism that religion — for better or worse — is a force to be reckoned with in American politics.

Smart Meter Companies Admit: We’re Spying On You

Smart Meter Companies Admit: We’re Spying On You

Smart meters are spying devices. Not breaking news?

New Recording Reveals a Haunting Quote From Bill Clinton the Day Before 9/11

New Recording Reveals a Haunting Quote From Bill Clinton the Day Before 9/11

“I nearly got him. And I could have killed him.”

President Obama Is Taking a Major Stand Against a Shady Corporate Practice

President Obama Is Taking a Major Stand Against a Shady Corporate Practice

The news: It looks like Obama’s next hot button issue is at the other end of the wage spectrum: putting corporate fat cats in their place.

Must-Read ‘The Collapse of Western Civilization’ — A View From The Year 2393

Must-Read ‘The Collapse of Western Civilization’ — A View From The Year 2393

How would a historian in 2393 write about this century if we continue self-destructively ignoring climate science — and as a result modern civilization as we know it had collapsed 300 years earlier?

The Obama Administration Just Admitted the War on Drugs Is a Failure

The Obama Administration Just Admitted the War on Drugs Is a Failure

The news: The Obama administration has officially acknowledged that locking people up for doing controlled substances — a key cornerstone of the War on Drugs — is largely failing to curb drug use.

U.S. needs ‘to do right’ for immigrant children: official

U.S. needs ‘to do right’ for immigrant children: official

A top U.S. official said on Sunday the U.S. border is not open to illegal entry into the country, but acknowledged the government does need to be sensitive to the tens of thousands of migrant children flowing into detention centers.

Who holds the world’s nuclear warheads? Get the full list by country

Who holds the world’s nuclear warheads? Get the full list by country

The cold war is long over, but there are still over 7,000 nuclear warheads deployed globally. How is the world’s nuclear arsenal distributed?