The Evangelical Agenda And Its Avatar, Mike Pence, A Heartbeat Away

Lurking behind the trainwreck that is Donald Trump is the even more chilling prospect of a Pence presidency. While Trump exhibits grotesque character flaws and is a singularly ineffective leader, Pence’s evangelical agenda is laser-focused on making the U.S. a Christian theocracy.

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An Outdated Legal System Is Punishing Minor Offenses With Decades Of Jail Time

America is, when viewed against the global backdrop, egregiously overcriminalized.  Whatever the motive behind it, the relentless expansion of the U.S. criminal code has caused the wasting of countless lives in America’s prisons and more violent encounters between police and citizens.

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Ron Paul: Trump is Just Like CNN, Putting Out His Own Fake News to Start War in Syria

“So President Trump is fighting against CNN’s ‘fake news’ while he is putting out fake news that the Syrian government is about to attack its citizens with gas? Trump has more in common with CNN than he would like us to believe.” Continue reading

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Opiates Killed Ten Times As Many Americans In One Year As All Terror Attacks In Last 20 Years

In 2014, the span of a single year, an astounding 29,467 Americans died by overdose of opioid-related drugs, including prescriptions. Continue reading

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ICE Agent Shoots American Citizen During Chicago Immigration Raid

Chicago activists and residents called for more transparency Tuesday as officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigate an agent-involved shooting that left a man wounded and raised questions about the use of force. Continue reading

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