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The Grand Ole Lies

The Republican presidential contenders this year each ran on anti-gay platforms, believing this would help give them the votes they desire.  Out of all the hopefuls, Mitt Romney clinched the Republican nomination.  He has donated money to pro-reparative therapy group Massachusetts Family Institute, as...

NEW JERSEY SENATE APPROVES MARRIAGE EQUALITY

With a vote of 24 - 16, the New Jersey Senate voted today to advance a bill which would legalize same-sex marriage.  Governor Chris Christie (R), insists that there will be a veto and that this type of vote should require a referendum. Although New...

Obama Wins Florida, Widens Margin over Romney in Final Tally

U.S. President Barack Obama has been declared the winner of the closely-divided battleground state of Florida, four days after winning re-election. The southern state had been the only state still tallying its votes after Tuesday's election, which pitted the incumbent Democrat against Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Florida's...

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...

Bernie Sanders Writes He Isn’t Stopping The Fight

Sen. Bernie Sanders  wrote his supporters a heartfelt but decisive message, which was published as an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times. Sanders highlighted the benefits that a Clinton presidency will hold for the United States and slammed Donald Trump for his regressive racism and dangerous ignorance. With...

America as Dystopia

Dystopian novels have been regarded as everything from warnings to prophecies to a rebellious but harmless form of entertainment which can make a big profit with teenagers. But sometimes it seems as if major political leaders have studied these books for tips.  In many...

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...

We’re mad as hell, and we’re not gonna take it anymore

“All day, all week, occupy Wall Street”, “The people united can never be defeated”, “The whole world is watching”; these were just some of the rallying cries heard throughout downtown Manhattan as I attended the march on Wall Street on Oct 5th, 2011.  I...

President Obama, What Have You Done for Me Lately?

According to the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential approval tracking poll, as of Monday February 20th 2012 26% of voters strongly approve of the Presidents performance, while 39% strongly disapprove.  That seems like quite a large margin, but the total approval rating is 49% and...