God’s to Blame Too

A recent poll found that nearly four out of five Americans don’t trust the government. The survey, done by the Pew Research Center, reported that 78 percent of the people have little or no faith in the government’s ability to solve the problems that beset...

The Drug War: More Wasted Money and Lives

The Drug War Has a mission; ‘Bout as smart as Prohibition. The Associated Press recently reported on some exhaustive research, undertaken by the nonprofit International Centre for Science in Drug Policy. These tireless scholars examined 300 studies covering the...

Kentucky Adopts Civil Rights Resolution

Following the uproar about Rand Paul’s views on civil rights–in particular, how he doesn’t think it’s the government’s job to guarantee them–Kentucky state lawmakers have adopted a resolution “declaring any form of...

Do Yourself a Favor, Rand: Stop Talking

There’s no doubt about it: The tea party is on a roll. Its support helped propel Scott Brown into Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat; it led the way in shouldering aside ultra-conservative Robert Bennett in Utah’s Senate primary, in favor of an even more...
Mainstream Media Blues

Mainstream Media Blues

Paper, TV, Make me blue; Hard to figure out What’s true. Recent times have been cruel to corporate media. Newspapers, magazines, TV, and even radio are all battling the wolf at the door. Often, the wolf wins. Print publications especially are under the gun. Many...