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Everything You Need To Know About Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 is coming up this weekend, featuring the Carolina Panthers squaring off against the Denver Broncos. The annual, and biggest, sporting event of the year takes place at…

Why Americans Don’t Need Single Payer Health Care to Get Universal Coverage

Single payer in the contemporary US faces intertwined political and policy problems that are insurmountable. The effects of the lack of cost controls in the American system for decades can’t…

Fox News Pinocchio’s Don’t Mention Rice and Powell Were Also Sent Classified E-Mail

Let’s have another talk about Hillary Clinton’s emails, shall we? Because clearly this is the bogus “scandal” that’s going to keep on giving headlines for the likes of Fox News…

How Climate Change and El Nino Are Literally Pushing California Off a Cliff

by Zachary Slobig A 10-story-tall cliff in Pacifica, California, is crumbling as huge chunks of hillside, along with iron and concrete—evidence of years of attempts to fight the inevitable—plummet into the…

Should a private corporation really be in charge of air traffic control? Republicans think so

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo on Wednesday introduced legislation to have a private, nonprofit corporation rather than the government regulate the planes in the air. LoBiondo (R-2nd Dist.), chairman…

Why Right-Wing Extremists Are Far More Threatening Than ISIS

Inside a storefront Chinese restaurant in upstate New York, neon light from a multicolored window sign glowed on the face of an extremist plotting mass murder. He had been seeking…

5 real takeaways from the Democratic presidential town hall

TRENTON — A day after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s won a razor-thin victory in the Iowa caucuses over U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Democratic presidential rivals answered pointed…

Time For Trump To Tell Evangelicals To Go Straight to Hell

Against my advice, my good friend Donald tried courting evangelicals in the Iowa caucuses.   He may have gotten Reverend Falwell to stump with him but not because Donald is a…

Watch To Learn How Jesus Would Sound If He Were Republican

Jesus plays a big symbolic role in Republican politics — even if the candidates themselves express views that so clearly stray from Christ’s teachings. Jimmy Kimmel decided to have a…

How Hillary Clinton Could Thump Trump

Listening to the BBC News the other night I thought they said ‘cactuses’ until I remembered the plural is cactii. I then realised they had said ‘caucuses’ which is a…

Why Texas Ted Cruz Won’t be the GOP Nominee for President Despite Iowa Win

Well, that’s settled. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz will not be the 2016 Republican nominee for president. At least not if recent history is any guide. It has been 16 years…

Too Bad Bernie: A Tie In Iowa is Still a Win for Hillary

by Peter Weber Sen. Bernie Sanders is right. The Vermont independent may have lost the Iowa Democratic caucuses to Hillary Clinton by the narrowest of margins, but it really was…

Why Bernie Sanders Needs a Lot More Than the ‘Tie’ He Got in Iowa

By Harry Enten Sometimes votes have clear outcomes and sometimes they don’t. Monday’s Iowa Democratic caucuses are an example of the latter. Hillary Clinton seems to have barely beaten Bernie Sanders…

The Haunting Tale of the West Virginia Ghost Who Helped Solve Her Own Murder

American history is filled with famous legends involving supernatural occurrences. There are stories about strange coincidences and disappearances, to legends of odd creatures said to haunt the remote edges of our wilderness parks…

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