And Jesus so loved the rich he gave his life for them. Or so you’d think. Jesus’ evolution into a plutocratic champion of the ultra-wealthy beggars belief. That is certainly the outlook of prosperity gospel, the idea that Jesus will … Continue reading
Rap mogul 50 Cent has publicly praised the Occupy Wall Street protesters for “waking up the world” with their demonstrations against corporate greed and social injustice, insisting their efforts are “making a difference.”
NEW statistics show an ever-more-startling divergence between the fortunes of the wealthy and everybody else — and the desperate need to address this wrenching problem. Even in a country that sometimes seems inured to income inequality, these takeaways are truly … Continue reading
President Obama has started his re-election campaign, hoping to remind voters that in spite of four years of broken promises and disappointing compromises, he’s still dedicated to what got him elected in the first place: making really good campaign speeches.
Authorities in northern Italy on Monday issued a residence permit to a Uruguayan man whose application was initially rejected because his marriage to an Italian man – which took place in Spain – is not recognised by the country’s laws.
NEW YORK — The United States was the only Western democracy that executed prisoners last year, even as an increasing number of U.S. states are moving to abolish the death penalty, Amnesty International announced Monday.
Last year, a major investigation found that 178 Atlanta principals, teachers, and other educators tampered with student tests. Having investigated its own cheating scandal so thoroughly, Atlanta has every incentive to shine a light on cheating in other cities, showing … Continue reading
After being evicted from the Union Square Plaza early yesterday morning, the Occupy Wall Street Protesters decided to have a little fun with the men in blue.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After months of laboratory work, scientists say they can definitively finger oil from BP’s blown-out well as the culprit for the slow death of a once brightly colored deep-sea coral community in the Gulf of Mexico … Continue reading
LONDON, March 25 (Reuters) – Extreme weather events over the past decade have increased and were “very likely” caused by manmade global warming, a study in the journal Nature Climate Change said on Sunday.
But what also transpired Monday was confirmation from the state Department of Juvenile Justice that Martin had no juvenile record whatsover.
George Carlin on the right wing, anti-abortion and sundry topics ; )
“This is a tough one but I think AZ gets the prize” Maher said See why.
As soon as park clears, NYPD comes in and makes rules on the fly and arrests Brandon…
In Republican politics, the concept of reporting the truth is non-existent and contrary to their natural inclination to lie for the sake of political expediency despite the absurdity of their claims or the preponderance of evidence disproving nearly every word … Continue reading
It is no surprise that Fox News would blame Trayvon Martin for his own murder, but the mainstream media’s willingness to sell the distraction is the real problem.
Bill Maher talks about the Republican candidates’ public hatred of blue states, large cities, and their liberal college professors, museums, recycling, books, public transport, and interest in foreign languages and international travel.
ATLANTA (AP) – A suburban Atlanta high school student says in a federal lawsuit that administrators removed him as student body president after he promoted changes aimed at making the prom more inclusive to gay students. Reuben Lack, an 18-year-old … Continue reading
Have Republicans given up on 2012? I have also repeatedly read that they think it will be win-it-all or Armageddon in 2016. Of course, they already did that in 1968, 1980 and 2000.
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN OCCUPIES! BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN’s NEW CD “WRECKING BALL” — THE “OCCUPY” ALBUM Just received the new Bruce Springsteen CD “Wrecking Ball”. Awesome. “Wrecking Ball” is the definitive “Occupy” album. “American Land” and “We Take Care of our Own” and … Continue reading
It’s the Sex, Stupid: An Interview With Author Nancy Cohen About How the Sexual Counterrevolution Is Polarizing America. EXCERPT: “Delirium” tells the story of how a small group of religious zealots captured the Republican Party, took control of the nation’s … Continue reading