Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Ghost Dance: Five Facts about Our Vanished Nations

In his column, Thomas Magstadt lists a few facts about U.S. history from a new book about Indigenous people of the nation written from the perspective of non-Indigenous people. It's time we as a nation recognize our past wrongs so we can finally heal.

Giving Homes to the Homeless is Cheaper Than Leaving them on the Street. Here’s...

It is much more cost-effective to build public, low-income housing for the homeless than it is to leave them on the street. This was proven in Salt Lake City, Utah. The only thing we’re lacking is the political leadership willing to abolish homelessness for everyone, nationwide.

Drunken Secret Service Agents Crash into White House Barricade

Secret Service agents Mark Connolly and George Ogilvie were returning from drinking and celebrating the retirement of departing Secret Service spokesman Edwin Donovan. While driving drunk through the police tape and interrupting an active investigation, the agents crashed into a temporary barricade in their government vehicle.

Republican Senators Undermine President’s Nuclear Deal with Iran

In an open letter to Iran’s leaders on Monday, 47 Republican Senators undermined President Obama's negotiations with Iran and threatened to sabotage any agreement reached between the two countries. But Republicans won't stop there.

VIDEO: The Three Biggest Myths Blinding Us to the Economic Truth

Why should Americans be worried about who government is for? Because money in politics causes many decisions to become rigged against average working Americans. It's time we get money out of politics.

The Conundrum of Corporation and Nation

“We don’t have an obligation to solve America’s problems.” But corporate dominance on American politics makes their interests lie in share prices instead of the wellbeing of Americans. Our nation can't thrive when our political system is run largely by big American corporations.

How to Become a Conservative in Four Embarrassing Steps

Conservatives often turn to denial, dismissal, and/or belligerence through delusional thinking and a lack of empathy. We are living in a conservative-controlled nation—here are four reasons we are moving closer to a world of trouble for our children.

The GOP Gang of Supremes Go After Obamacare

The Supreme Court is once again challenging Obamacare, which could dramatically influence the health of millions. These challengers are claiming the law prohibits insurance subsidies to the millions of low and middle-income Americans living in the 36 states that did not set up a state exchange.

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes

Conditions in some countries are so abysmal, its residents are deciding to flee their homelands for the possibility of opportunity and freedom. Unfortunately, upon arrival to the U.S., a ‘migrant detention center’ awaits them with horrible treatment.

Former CIA Director Agrees to Plead Guilty to Leaking Classified Material

David Petraeus was responsible for disclosing the identities of covert agents and leaving classified material in unauthorized and unsecured locations. The former CIA Director plead guilty this week to revealing classified information to his former mistress and biographer, Paula Broadwell.