Olivia McConnell

8-Year-Old Olivia McConnell Takes on Republican Creationists

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Olivia McConnell has a passion for science. So much so that she spends her school recess looking for shark’s teeth. Her passion led her to the discovery that South Carolina does not have a state fossil.

Affirmative Action

The Right to Ban Affirmative Action

Thursday, April 24, 2014

On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 6-2 on a decision that the state of Michigan can uphold its ban on affirmative action. Florida and California already have bans in place.

feminism, woman working with a baby

Has Feminism Left Men Behind?

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

In the last decade, an ideological movement virtually unknown in the past has made its entrance onto the world stage. MRAs or “Men’s Rights Activists” have sought to challenge the institutionalized feminism that exists in one form or another throughout the industrialized world.

Rick Perry

Man Down: Rick Perry in the Crosshairs

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

This time it is Texas Gov. Rick Perry who is now the subject of a grand jury investigation. After spending 14 years as King of Texas, while punishing political rivals, his last battle in office may end his hopes of becoming the Grand Poobah.

Energy Independent Homeowners, solar panels

No Free Ride for Energy Independent Homeowners

Monday, April 21, 2014

In Oklahoma, a new bill is expected to be signed into law by Republican Gov. Mary Fallin. The law requires residents who harvest their own energy through solar panels or small wind turbines to be charged an additional fee.

Cliven Bundy

The Blowback to the Cliven Bundy Revolution

Sunday, April 20, 2014

It appears the day has now come in America when citizens are no longer obliged to obey the laws, provided they own firearms. I’m referring to the recent showdown in Nevada that erupted between the Federal Government and Cliven Bundy.

Jenny McCarthy vs Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy vs Jenny McCarthy

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Jenny McCarthy recently released a column in the Chicago Sun-Times, where she states that she is not now, nor has she ever been, anti-vaccine. Many are puzzled by this stance, which she says she has always maintained.

Emotional Correctness in Politics

Sally Kohn and Emotional Correctness in Politics

Friday, April 18, 2014

We need to reverse the “outrage machine” we see in politics, but how? One idea that is picking up steam is “emotional correctness.” It is the brain child of Sally Kohn, a liberal pundit at Fox News.

Edward Snowden, Pulitzer Prize

Edward Snowden and the Pulitzer Prize

Thursday, April 17, 2014

This past Monday, the jury of the Pulitzer Prize gave the public service award to The Guardian and the Washington Post for their groundbreaking articles on the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities.

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Fox News, Ann Coulter, and the Outrage Machine

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The terrifyingly successful Fox News franchise, among others, has helped to make American media (on both sides) into a pathetic joke. The conservative media, in particular, is plagued by a lack of commitment to providing the recipient with real facts