The USDA proposal for poultry plants would make a bad situation worse.
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We live in frightening times.
Far-right groups are coming up with extreme alternatives to the gun-control measures they fear will take hold after the Newtown shootings.
More states should follow California's lead and protect minors from the junk science known as "conversion therapy."
Despite the fact that he has no academic training in history or related fields at all, Barton has become the go-to man for much of the religious far right.
Prisoners, some as young as 13, are being brutalized in facilities owned by private companies that exist solely to turn a profit.
Law enforcement officials say the number of violent encounters with anti-government "sovereign citizens" is rising.
Even the Anti-Defamation League denies that the Occupy movement is infused with anti-Semitism, but ultra-conservative pundits are sticking with that non-story anyway.