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April 18, 2012

After Barack Obama Wins 2012, Republicans Will Destroy the Electoral College

The 2012 presidential election will be the last decided by the Electoral College. The news isn't, however, all good.
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April 18, 2012

Jay-Z and Kanye West "Niggas in Paris": The Unlikely Soundtrack for France's Presidential Election

The soundtrack of France's leading presidential contender, Jay-Z and Kanye West's 'N*ggas in Paris," is causing quite a stir in France.
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April 18, 2012

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Time to Fight Genocide and Live Up to "Never Again"

The public should use Holocaust Remembrance Day to raise awareness of the various other ongoing atrocities raging in many regions of the world today.
April 18, 2012

Titanic 3-D Censored in China Due to Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio Sex Scene

Titanic 3D joins a club of films that have been censored in China for "innocuous reasons." Find out why everything from Pirates of the Caribbean to Babe are seen as a threat.
April 18, 2012

50 Shades of Grey is No Piece of Literary Greatness, Author E.L. James Says

Sensational erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey was never intended to be seen as great literature, according to author E.L. James. No matter the intent, it's excited 2 million readers to date.
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April 18, 2012

Hillary Clinton Drinks Beer At Colombia Party, So What?

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in a club for 30 minutes and had a beer. Does this make her an embarrassment for the State Department?
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April 18, 2012

Hospitals Are Allowed to Not Hire Fat People

Hiring policies related to weight are legal in most of the U.S. If applied with sensitivity, these policies can be gateways to recovery for the chronically obese.
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April 18, 2012

Barack Obama Failed With Osama Bin Laden, U.S. Debt, and Iran in His First Term

The Middle East and Global Finance are the areas where Obama can do more in his second term.
April 18, 2012

Kenneth Chamberlain Murder Points to Good Cop vs. Bad Cop Dillemma

So long as DAs and police departments hesitate to punish officers for excessive force and gross practices, the line between good & bad cop will continue to be questioned in minority communities.
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April 18, 2012

Barack Obama 2013 Budget Plan is a Recipe For Complete Disaster

Obama’s plan is a reckless path to financial oblivion.
April 18, 2012

Hillary Clinton Memes: Why Did They Go Viral?

Whether you agree with Clinton’s positions, her influence as a leader is remarkable. The memes went viral because they prove she's a smart woman and successful Secretary at the same time.
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April 18, 2012

Kentucky Bourbon Biz Helps the World Get Drunk On American-Made Alcohol

Kentucky’s signature distilling industry is responsible for nearly 10,000 jobs with an annual payroll of $442 million, generating more than $125 million in state and local taxes every year.
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April 18, 2012

ALEC Sends Out an SOS to Andrew Breitbart Bloggers

ALEC has announced it is disbanding its "Public Safety and Elections Task Force" after 30 years, after weeks of pressure from the Center for Media and Democracy.
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April 18, 2012

George Zimmerman Judge Recuses Herself From Trayvon Martin Case

Circuit Judge Jessica Recksiedler recused herself today from the George Zimmerman case because of her ties to a lawyer and CNN legal analyst who has been outspoken about the case.
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April 18, 2012

Why is Mitt Romney Leading Barack Obama in Polls?

The 2012 race boils down to who Americans will believe most.
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April 18, 2012

John Boehner Endorses Mitt Romney ... Finally

The House Speaker has finally endorsed Mitt Romney for president, but why did it take him so long?
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April 18, 2012

Argentina-U.S. Currency War All About Keeping Down the Third World

The U.S. government is whining about Argentina's protectionist trade measures because they undermine the U.S.' ability to print money.
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April 18, 2012

Post-9/11 GI Bill Allows For-Profit Colleges to Take Advantage of Veterans

The Post-9/11 GI Bill, and other military and veterans’ educational programs must be counted as federal dollars under the 90/10 rule to curb aggressive marketing tactics aimed at veterans.
April 18, 2012

Bachelor TV Show is Racist

African American Men Suing ABC's 'Bachelor' For Being Racist
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April 18, 2012

Angela Corey Prosecution Leading to Justice For Trayvon Martin

Angela Corey's leadership has transformed the tone and direction of the Trayvon Martin case. A process that once seemed rudderless and fatally flawed now has a guide.
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April 18, 2012

Student Debt and Education Reform Are Biggest Issues for Young People, Say Millennial Leaders

More than 100 student leaders from colleges across the U.S. convened in Washington, DC at the NCLC Summit to solve millennials' biggest challenges.
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April 18, 2012

North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue's Reaction to Jay Parmely Shows Dems Are Bad at Handling Sex Scandals

North Carolina Governor Perdue's initial reaction to the ongoing investigation of a sex scandal within her party reflects the Democratic ploy on how to handle all scandals.
April 18, 2012

Top 10 #ObamaEatsDog Puns (Not Suitable For Dog Lovers)

The news that President Obama ate dog meat as a child has eclipsed Mitt Romney’s obscure 1983 canine episode. It also has unleashed a deluge of macabre "Obama Eats Dog" Twitter recipes.
April 18, 2012

Discovery Space Shuttle Makes Me Proud to Be American

The Discovery shuttle should remind Americans of their frontier spirit. As the shuttle is retired, we are called to remember the importance of a strong space program.
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April 18, 2012

Best Ways to Celebrate Earth Day With Your Family

On April 22, the world will celebrate the 42nd annual Earth Day. Here's some easy ways you can celebrate and honor the environment with your children.
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April 18, 2012

How the Hunger Games Explains This Year's Low College Acceptance Rate

Acceptance rates have once again dropped across the board at America's colleges, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's getting more competitive. We could just be applying to too many schools.
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April 18, 2012

Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Hides President Obama's Disappointment at Latin American Summit

Though overshadowed by the scandal involving members of the Secret Service, last weekend's Summit of the Americas highlighted a growing divide between the United States and Latin America.
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April 18, 2012

Haiti and Indonesia Recovery Shows How Global Community Can Rebuild Disaster Zones

National government agencies, foreign governments, and international organizations are all necessary to provide relief and reconstruction in the aftermath of natural disasters.
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April 18, 2012

North Korea Under Kim Jong Un Has Not Changed One Bit

While the recent U.S. food-nuclear deal may have fallen through, the U.S. has been able to glean a great deal about the new North Korean regime.
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April 18, 2012

No Labels Hopes Changes to Political Rules Will Break the Gridlock

Congress is hopelessly gridlocked. Over 500,000 members of No Labels believe changes to congressional rules can return Congress to its primary purpose of governing. Do you agree?
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April 18, 2012

Hospitals That Don't Hire Obese Employees Face a Dangerous Situation

The practice of not hiring people based on their appearance is suspect, but the practice of a Hospital using "professional appearance" to determine who to hire is downright dangerous.
April 18, 2012

Octomom Nadya Suleman: 14 and Counting?

Octomom epitomizes the fundamental debate between the importance of liberty, anti-socialist sentiments, and the over-commodification of American lifestyles supported by excessive spending.