• ANC Suffers First Major Losses in in South African Local Elections

    by - Aug 5, 2016
    The African National Congress (ANC) suffered major losses in South African elections, for the first time since Nelson Mandela was sworn in as President in 1994. The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) won local municipal elections in the city of Port Elizabeth. The...
  • The Effects of Rhetoric in a Divided Society

    by - Aug 5, 2016
    In our increasingly divided society, what are the effects of rhetoric from Black Lives Matter and the Extreme Right? Police shootings and the growing influence of Black Lives Matter have created this new issue for Americans. We...
  • America Has No Clothes

    by - Aug 5, 2016
    No matter what you think of Donald Trump, he has done the United States of America a great service by exposing it for what it is. We have created a culture of lies, hyperbole and hypocrisy...
  • Trump and Putin

    by - Aug 5, 2016
    There’s a lot more that we do not know about the relationship between Trump and Putin, than we do know. Based on a series of strange foreign policy stances, a string of lies and denials, and a series of...
  • The Consequences of No Consequences

    by - Aug 5, 2016
    President Obama has to accept at least some of the blame for the recent rise of populism. Populism and loss of faith in our political system are the consequences of no consequences.  The inequities of the...
  • NC Voter Suppression Law Squashed

    by - Aug 4, 2016
    When the Voting Rights Act was gutted in the Supreme Court, Justice Roberts spoke in favor of the changes. The provisions requiring pre-clearance for states with a record of discrimination were not needed anymore, he claimed. The institutional racism...
  • Clinton Claims Comey Testified She Never Lied to Public

    by - Aug 4, 2016
    FBI Director James Comey testified before Congress that Clinton never lied to the FBI. He actually said that some public statements she made were not true, when pushed by the committee. The false statements included that no...
  • Record Setting Trump

    by - Aug 4, 2016
    Record Setting Trump is the Republican’s favorite talking point, as Trump won more votes in the Republican presidential primaries than any previous candidate. While it is true, it was not really a good measure of his popularity....
  • Tim Kaine Tried to Raise Taxes by S4 Billion in New Jersey

    by - Aug 4, 2016
    At a press conference, Donald Trump stated that Clinton’s running mate, Tim Kaine, did a terrible job in New Jersey. He said “First act he did in New Jersey was ask for a $4 billion tax...
  • The Unavoidable and Intentional Inaccuracies of Polling

    by - Aug 4, 2016
    The unavoidable and intentional inaccuracies of polling make results unreliable. Averaging many poll results leads to a more accurate estimate. Some of these inaccuracies are intentional, while others are the result of advancements in technology. The main stream media does a good job...