An Autonomy of Self

The United States lags behind in social progress as many countries regulate and legalize prostitution. In 2003, the United States Supreme Court oversaw Lawrence v. Texas, ruling to legalize sodomy in the entire nation. Justice Kennedy remarked, "Liberty presumes an autonomy of self that includes...

Trump’s Ties to Russia Uncovered in “The Dworkin Report

Washington, D.C. - November 10, 2016 - The Democratic Coalition released President-elect Trump’s known ties to Russia in a report titled “The Dworkin Report,” sent to President Obama, Vice President Biden, Senator Harry Reid, Senator Dianne Feinstein, Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Minority...

Occupy Dallas Protest at Bush Library on SMU Campus Today

  Outside the George W. Bush Library and Museum, SW quadrant of Central Expy and SMU Blvd in Dallas WHAT: The People's Response press conference and protest re the GW Bush Center and 9/11 WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 11 - 8:30am press conference; 9am - 11am demonstration WHERE: In...

The Kids Aren’t Alright: The Next Generation of the Christian Right

Meg Butler On the small burgundy shag pulpit at the front of the Truth Tabernacle Church in Greensburg, Indiana, several toddlers stand in line, waiting for their turn to speak into the mike. Up next is a blonde little boy, “aw”-inducingly cute in his navy...

Rick Perry is an Ass

The Pentagon announced just last month that it would extend to same-sex couples, the same benefits afforded to heterosexual couples.  However, here in the great state of Texas, military members have been denied by the Texas State Guard and the Texas National Guard and...

#TrumpLeaks uncovers photos of Donald Trump, Jr. at Russian real estate conference in Moscow in 2008

Washington, D.C. - January 4, 2017 -The Democratic Coalition uncovered photos Wednesday morning of Donald Trump Jr. at the Adam Smith Conferences 6th Annual Russian Real Estate Summit in Moscow in 2008. The photos were released as part of an effort known as #TrumpLeaks,...

‘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...

Racism At RNC: Black camerawoman insulted, called an animal and thrown nuts

Racism mars the RepublicanNational Convention after a GOP attendee was ejected for throwing nuts at an African American camerawoman while saying "This is how we feed animals." Former MSNBC anchor and Current TV host David Shuster originally reported the story via Twitter. On Tuesday, August 28, Schuster tweeted: “GOP attendee ejected...

Comey Breakdown

Less than 24 hours before former FBI director James Comey was scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill, the Senate Intelligence Committee released his written remarks recounting the relationship between himself and President Donald Trump. In his statement, Comey described in detail their interactions and conversations,...

Trayvon Martin killed by single gunshot fired from ‘intermediate range,’ autopsy shows

Florida teenager Trayvon Martin died from a single gunshot wound to the chest fired from “intermediate range,” according to an autopsy report reviewed Wednesday by NBC News.