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My Big Fat Legal Wedding

  My wife of three years and I are going to get married in New York next week. We have intermittently discussed going somewhere to get legally married, but have always decided that there is no point in going out of the way for it...

Fascism and Republicanism: An Ideological Comparison

In our Capitalist-Corporatist America, politicians claim to be educated and skilled in many areas of law and public relations. I would agree with them that they know law intimately, as they have many ways of skirting the laws of our country and making millions...

WAKE THE FUCK UP!

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Check out this great Obama centered ad featuring Samuel Jackson and a very on point message!

Barry Smitherman – Another Religious Nut job

It's never any surprise to me that Texas candidates for public office speak of God and Country, it is practically a requirement of office in this state if one has any hope of being elected.  However, I would almost have more respect for someone...

Obama, Romney Prepare for First Debate

U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will be mostly out of sight Monday, as each man prepares for the first nationally televised debate of the 2012 presidential race.  Obama will gather with his campaign advisors at a resort in Nevada, where he held a rally for 11,000 people on Sunday...

Moot Magazine’s April Issue is Coming Soon!

Moot Magazine's April Issue is Coming Soon! Features: Race In America Trayvon Martin Case Interracial Dating Minority Racists and of course our political content and much more! Look for our April issue soon!    

Petraeus Quits After FBI Found Evidence of Extramarital Affair

Retired U.S. General David Petraeus, the man credited with helping turn around the second Iraq War, has resigned as chief of the Central Intelligence Agency, citing an extramarital affair. Petraeus wrote in a letter to CIA staffers Friday that he submitted his resignation to U.S....

Gay Rights & The Politics of Fear

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.- The Declaration of Independence The current debate in America over...

OCCUPY WALL STREET ACTIVIST GEORGE MARTINEZ TO RUN FOR NYC’S 7TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Occupiers Announce Initiative to "Bum Rush" Local Political Seats George Martinez, a Brooklyn native, hip-hop artist and seasoned Occupy Wall Street activist has announced his candidacy for New York's 7th Congressional District.  In a clear statement honoring Occupy Wall Street's non-partisan process, an autonomous parallel movement...

Mitt Romney: Prophet or Puppet?

Artwork by: Mario Piperni The 2012 Presidential Election has started in earnest now that the Republicans have settled on their candidate. The dog and pony show that the GOP put on as a race for the nomination didn't ever really seem in doubt simply because...