The Declaration of Independence: Hijacked or Just Misunderstood

Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions. (Part 1) Thomas...

Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Whitney Houston, an icon of pop music, is dead at 48. The Associated Press reported today that she had died but that the location and cause of her death were unknown. Houston was the singer to beat in the 80's and 90's with her multi-platinum albums...

Eating Seasonally

The world isn’t a supermarket. Food isn’t really available year-round and at cheap prices. Most of the world waits for apples in the fall, for fresh greens in the spring—or, at least, they used to. Globalization of food as an industry has made the...

Charlie Chaplin Musical coming to Broadway

Becoming Chaplin, A musical which chronicles the lift of Charlie Chaplin will open on Broadway in the 2012/2013 season, according to the New York Times. The stage play is written by Thomas Meehan who also wrote The Producers and Hairspray.  

‘Don’t Re-Nig’ Bumper Sticker Proves Republicans Are Racists (Like We Didn’t Already Know That)

A photo of a bumper sticker on the back of a vehicle that has the Obama logo crossed out with "Don't Re-Nig in 2012".  "Nig" being short of what many Republicans and conservatives call our Commander-in-Chief, President Barack Obama. It has long been obvious to me...

Safeguard Your Hot Sauce

When it comes to the topic of condiments, I almost never cease to assert that my favorite for spicing up any dish is Tamari sauce (a thicker and less salty version of soy sauce). It is far superior to salt in practically all foods, except for...

Welcome to Moot

I started this magazine in reaction to the overwhelming idiocy of the right-wing, conservative, evangelical Christian, nonsense with which I am bombarded daily, living in Texas.   Being an extremely liberal-minded individual in a highly conservative part of the country, I know first hand...

The President Who Doesn’t Pray: Imagining America’s First Atheist Leader

The lights are hot and bright on the stage as the contenders for the Republican nominee line up behind their podiums for another debate, perhaps the final one before a candidate is chosen to take on Barack Obama this November. The back drop is...

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The Department of Homeland Civil Liberties Violations

The Department of Homeland Security has been directly involved with the militarization of our local police forces across the country since its inception.  DHS along with the Army, under NORTHCOM, have been actively taking an increasingly Un-Constitutional and direct role in the policing of...