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Gas From Fracking Tainted With Radioactivity?

April 9, 2015

A new study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public health has linked Pennsylvania’s natural gas fracking boom to increased levels of radioactive radon gas in peoples’ homes. The rising levels of radon since 2004 coincides with the increase in…

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Detroit Gets Waterslide, Residents Get Screwed

April 9, 2015

Great news everyone! The City of Detroit, so recently emerged from bankruptcy, is getting a water slide. How neat! How exciting! A 1,000-foot-long, two-lane water slide could line the streets of a few Michigan cities this summer, including Detroit and…

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Christian Activist James Dobson: Gay Marriage Will Lead To Second Civil War (AUDIO)

April 8, 2015

It wasn’t so long ago that Massachusetts was renown for being the only state in the U.S. with legalized gay marriage, but as 35 more states have at least partially legalized gay marriage, gay hating Christians are frightened, even though…

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A Good Iran Deal Is Better Than No Deal

April 8, 2015

Before the ink was even dry on the Iran nuclear deal, pundits and politicians on the right were coming out of the woodwork complaining about what a bad deal it was. Just as quickly, experts contradicted them. The deal that…

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White South Carolina Cop Charged With Murder For Shooting Black Man In The Back (VIDEO)

April 8, 2015

On Saturday morning, Walter L. Scott was pulled over for driving with a broken taillight. A few minutes later, the 50-year-old black man was dead — shot multiple times in the back by the white North Charleston police officer who made…

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Uranium and Pride: How the US and Iran Got to Yes

April 7, 2015

In October, 2009, I arrived in Brussels, Belgium, seat of the EU and NATO, to get a Masters in International Relations at a tiny satellite graduate campus of a British university. Though each student was pursuing a Masters or PhD…

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Bam! Self-Righteous Christian Group Triggers Record Donations For Maine Family Planning

April 7, 2015

Funny things happen when people are cock-sure they know God’s will — like, they can be totally humiliated. That’s what happened to the Christian Civic League (CCL). Just before Easter, this anti-choice, anti-gay, prohibition-minded group sent out an e-mail entitled “Prayer…

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President Obama Criticizes ‘Less-Than-Loving’ Christians At Easter Prayer Breakfast (VIDEO)

April 7, 2015

President Obama made some remarks about Christians during his Easter Prayer Breakfast speech which once again has caused an uproar amongst Christian Conservatives everywhere. It seems that the man cannot say a word about Christians without getting slammed by his…

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Frank Zappa, Prophet: “America Moving Towards A Fascist Theocracy” (VIDEO)

April 6, 2015

Now, this may not exactly be breaking news, but some 29 years ago, musician Frank Zappa managed a bit of prophecy when he predicted that our nation was moving towards a fascist theocracy. The biggest threat towards America today is…

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