Raúl Quintana
Raúl Quintana

Ron Paul Racist? Libertarian to Speak At "Anti-Semitic" Conference

Ron Paul's name has become associated with racism once again. The response may just determine the viability of libertarianism as a philosophy and its implications for the Republican Party.

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FEMA Won't Call the Deadly Arizona Wild Fire a Disaster — And Doesn't Need To

Both Democrats and Republicans will twist the incident for their own political purposes. Both will ignore the structural issues damaging disaster relief funding.
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Obama Has No Interest in Changing His Drone Strike Policy

The CIA’s decision to withhold information about the drone program represents the administration's ambivalence about transparency and reveals the hollowness of its rhetoric.
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7 Links You Need to Check Out Before "Breaking Bad" Starts

"Breaking Bad" starts its last season this weekend. Here's a list of everything you need to see before then.
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Gay Couple Forced to Back Of the Bus Gets An Apology, But It's Not Enough

The recent discrimination against a gay couple in Albuquerque demonstrates that the cultural debate over homosexuality is not over, but the response also demonstrates progress and hope.
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Glenn Greenwald's Testimony to Congress Killed By Obama

It was a minor event and the White House may have just made it a major one. And it revealed its obstinacy and fearfulness in the process.

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2013 Open Championship: Tiger Woods Just Might Be Back

He's won 14 majors before. If he wins on Sunday, it could be the biggest one yet.

X-47B Drone: Welcome to the Age Of Unfeeling Killer Robots

The Navy landed a drone on a moving aircraft carrier Wednesday. It may have just changed warfare forever.
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Church Of England Votes to Allow Female Bishops, But Will It Actually Ordain Any?

The Church's decision to allow female bishops is a major step forward for gender equality. But the road to real progress is slow and rocky.
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SCAF Ousts Morsi's Brotherhood in Egypt: Now What

The relationship between the Egyptian military and the public has a long and complicated history in the country.
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Prop 8 and DOMA Rulings: Stuck In Its Own Grave, the GOP Keeps Digging

The GOP will try to appeal to non-white, younger voters, but it may be too late for it to reverse course. Maybe it shouldn't have sold itself to Fox News, Evangelicals, and the Tea Party.

Court Upholds Ridiculous Verdict Charging Joel Tenenbaum $220,000 For Downloading 30 Songs

Downloading a song from Amazon or iTunes may cost you $0.99. Downloading it somewhere else may cost you $22,500.
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You're Eating the Fruits of Slave Labor

We often hear about the horrors of forced labor, but we forget that it might exist right on our plates.
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5 Biggest Implications Of Obama's Berlin Speech

President Obama's speech today indicated significant implications for his second-term plans and hopes for his historical legacy. Here are the top five takeaways.
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NSA PRISM Program: Peter King Wants to Prosecute Journalists For Doing Their Jobs

His recent statements do nothing but obscure the legitimate issues at hand.
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Rand Paul PRISM: His Lawsuit Against the NSA Will Fail

There's roughly a 0% chance that it will work ... which is exactly why we need it.

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Samantha Power: Why We Need Her At the United Nations

The nominee for UN ambassador has the power to start a necessary discussion on US engagement with the world. If it isn't too late.
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Philadelphia Building Collapse: One Death Confirmed So Far

The traumatic Philly building collapse should serve as an important reminder about the sorry state of American infrastructure.