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Daily Archives: June 13, 2014

Did CNN Yield to Gun Lobbyists When It Cut Its Reported Number of School Shootings from 74 to 15?

Like many news outlets, after the most recent school shooting at an Oregon High School, CNN reported that there had been 74 school shooting since the mass deaths at Sandy Hook Elementary. The numbers used had been compiled by Everytown … Read More

Amen! Pastor Outs Faith Healer With Violent Streak as a ‘Worker of Iniquity’ in Front of His Flock

Testimony time turned into a smackdown between pastors at a recent Oklahoma revival. Traveling preacher and faith healer Todd Bentley  has a checkered past including drug abuse, adultery and sexual assault of a small child. He also has been heard proclaiming … Read More

Autopsy Reveals Human Error Was to Blame for Clayton Lockett’s Botched Execution

The botched execution of Clayton Lockett sparked a national debate about lethal injection and the secretive drug cocktails used to kill the condemned. Now an independent autopsy has revealed it was human error – not drug failure – that caused … Read More

GOP Sen. Thad Cochran: I Grew Up Doing ‘All Kinds of Indecent Things With Animals’

Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran raised some eyebrows with a recent statement at a speech at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, eluding to illegal activities with animals as a child. “We’d get back to [the Pine Belt-Hattiesburg area of Mississippi] as … Read More

Outrage: 911 Dispatcher Tells Rape Victim to ‘Quit Crying’

A 911 dispatcher told a rape victim to “quit crying” after she called to report that she was just sexually assaulted at gunpoint. On the 911 tape, the woman can be heard crying as she tells the female dispatcher that … Read More

The Economic Argument Against Climate Action Replacing Science Denial for the Politically Shrewd

There is little left to debate about the science of climate change, and given recent extreme weather incidents across the globe, the public is waking up to that fact. While many Republicans in Congress can seem out-of-touch with reality sometimes … Read More

“Green” Billionaire Turning Citizens United Decision Against Republicans on Climate Change

In looking at the scientific consensus and actual debate surrounding climate change, it might seem that there is nothing left to debate, at least where the policy solutions are concerned. Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas. We are pumping so … Read More

Choosing Jobs over the Environment: WV Politicians Want to Stop EPA Regulations for Cleaner Air

Coal is big business in West Virginia. The money from the industry keeps many families in the mountain state afloat each month and is the anchor of a struggling economy. Now one West Virginia Democrat is proposing that the best … Read More

Rafael Cruz: God Has Sent Me on a Mission to Save America With an Army of Pastors

The outspoken stage dad of Senator Ted Cruz has more than just political ambition behind his feverish midterm election recruitment drive. According to Rafael Cruz, he is on a mission from God. On Thursday, during a broadcast of ‘Life Today’ … Read More