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Daily Archives: April 15, 2014

Media Race Discussions in an Irrelevant Echo-Chamber

One of the clearest examples of the dangers of segregating the news media into ideological echo-chambers is the current discussion about race. Specifically in the context of Attorney General Eric Holder’s comments regarding his treatment at a House Judiciary Committee … Read More

Feds Back Down from Armed Protesters in Nevada: Win for Freedom or Dangerous Precedent?

It is hard to predict what tiny moments can blossom into something that can have much larger consequences than ever imagined. Did Gavrilo Princip have any idea that after his successful assassination of Franz Ferdinand that two World Wars would … Read More

Rush Limbaugh Joins Shoe Truther Chorus: ‘Hillary Clinton Staged Shoe Attack’

Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh has joined a growing chorus of ‘Shoe Truthers’ demanding that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton staged a shoe-throwing incident. Last week, the federal government charged a 32-year-old woman for launching a shoe at … Read More

Iraq Vet Claims PTSD After Plot to Have KKK Kill Black Neighbor ‘Like an Animal’

An Alabama man has been sentenced to six years in prison after attempting to hire members of the Ku Klux Klan to torture and kill his black neighbor. The sentence was reduced after his lawyers argued that the defendant was … Read More

Texas Cop Suspended After Video Shows Him Violently Breaking Teen’s Arm in School

A Texas police officer has been suspended without pay after he was caught on video violently breaking a young high school student’s arm while breaking up a fight. The video shows two young men fighting in West Brook High School … Read More

Phyllis Schlafly: Make Gender Pay Gap BIGGER Because Men Don’t Want Well-Paid Wives

Staunch anti-feminist Phyllis Schlafly doesn’t see the problem with the gender pay gap in this country – except, maybe that it isn’t large enough. In an op-ed for The Christian Post, Schlafly makes the case that closing the pay gap … Read More

Florida Teacher Ordered Her Students to Attack Classmate to ‘Teach Him a Lesson’

A Florida teacher has been fired after she allegedly ordered her students to beat up a classmate to teach him a lesson about respecting his teacher. This week, a Florida school board voted to officially terminate St. Lucie teacher Dru … Read More

Former Arizona Sheriff on Rancher Stand-Off: ‘Women Should be Shot First’

Former Arizona sheriff Richard Mack said that if the federal government’s stand-off with rancher Cliven Bundy and his heavily armed supporters turns violent, women should be on the front line of the fight. Speaking to radio show host Ben Swann on … Read More