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Blog Article TitleAuthorDate
Sony's 'The Interview' Will Be Leaked; You Cannot Suppress Media CompletelysbfriedmanDec 18, 20141377
It's official, Sony has announced they will not release the highly controversial film 'The Interview' amid massive and ongoing hacker attacks on their company and terrorist-like threats to potential viewers of the film. No national movie theater chains wanted to show the film in their building out of understandable fear of some kind of attack, and Sony soon had no choice but to decide to scrap the film release altogether.
'It's Time For a New Approach': President Obama Moves to Normalize Relations With CubajaredsxtnDec 17, 201432471
Cuba may soon be open again! After five decades of a failed policy that few could justify by any reasonable means, President Obama announced that it was time to move America in a new direction and begin to normalize relations with the island state. The bombshell announcement was made after months of secret negotiations between the Obama and Castro Administrations.President Obama began his speech by telling the world that:"Today we are making these changes because it is the right thing to do.
America is Truly Exceptional, But Not For the Reasons You Have Been ToldjaredsxtnDec 15, 201402233
Have you ever had someone ask you why you just don't just leave the country whenever you express even the slightest frustration with the status quo? It's a common refrain from those who believe in American exceptionalism and is something I've heard so often that I've begun to push back more forcefully against those who suggest I leave my homeland because I have the gall to question if we are living up to the ideals that actually do make America the best country on earth. So I'm sorry naysayers, I am not going anywhere. I'm going to stay here and work to make this the best country the world has ever seen.
The CIA Torture Program Has Damaged America's Image. Here is How we can Make Things RightjaredsxtnDec 9, 201402755
The United States Government is responsible for torturing at least 119 individuals, many of whom were held 'wrongly' and were held for no reason at all. While many Americans were aware of the tactics our Central Intelligence Agency conducted in our name, it is still a very difficult pill to swallow now that the scathing Senate Intelligence Committee's report has been officially released. It is quite understandable to be outraged by today's release and you have every right to vent your anger, but that will only get us so far.
The Economy is Taking Off and We Should All Thank President Obama for Making it HappenjaredsxtnDec 5, 201402526
The American economy is taking off and not looking back. The Labor Department reported that 321,000 jobs were added in November and also reported that last month saw the biggest gain in hourly wages since June of 2013. Coupled together, these numbers are a vindication to President Obama's economic policies and should lay to rest any lingering criticisms of his handling of the economic recovery. If only we could be so lucky.
Are Online Threats Protected Speech or Criminal Activity?jaredsxtnDec 1, 201412339
What should happen if someone threatens to kill you on social media? Are they protected by the First Amendment right guaranteeing the right to freedom of speech, or are they breaking the law? We will soon know now the answer after the Supreme Court rules on a case that may have far reaching ramifications well beyond the single case they are hearing. Anthony Elonis has asked the Supreme Court to throw out his conviction of threatening to kill his wife because he did so online and not in person.
How We Can Use the Pain and Grief in Ferguson to Change America's Police PracticesjaredsxtnNov 25, 201403568
The decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson for his role in the shooting death of Michael Brown shines a spotlight on the flawed criminal justice system that we have set up in this country. An unarmed teenager was shot and killed by a police officer and that officer will never see the inside of a criminal courtroom. It's tough to wrap my head around how this is still possible in this wonderful country of ours, but unfortunately Mike Brown is one of hundreds of unarmed citizens who die from over zealous police officers year in and year out. This has to stop.
Black Friday Will Only Destroy Thanksgiving If We Allow It TosbfriedmanNov 24, 201412442
The day American shoppers lose their minds for moderately awesome, limited supply discounting is upon us! Black Friday is here, and some of the largest retailers across the country are following the annoyingly disturbing trend of opening their doors even earlier this year than the last.What was once a tradition that actually started on early Friday morning (the Friday directly after Thanksgiving Day) has been slowly but surely creeping into Turkey Day itself, confusing and morphing the two now completely American traditions into one blob of consumer culture haze.

Latest Member Forum Threads

ThreadStarted ByLast Post
Michele Bachmann's "End of Days" PredictionSchmidt
Jul 21 2011 5:34 PM
Dec 20 2014 10:11 AM
US to Normalize Relations with Cuba, Alan Gross Finally Freedsbfriedman
Dec 17 2014 11:58 AM
Dec 20 2014 9:55 AM
Sony Bows to Hackers; Cancels Release of 'The Interview'jaredsxtn
Dec 17 2014 5:20 PM
Dec 20 2014 9:46 AM
Aurora case, Crazy or not crazyTony Johnson
Dec 19 2014 3:05 PM
Dec 20 2014 9:39 AM
The 'War on Men' Has Commenced! Obama Only Calls on Females Reporters in Presserjaredsxtn
Dec 19 2014 4:53 PM
Dec 20 2014 9:12 AM
"Nyah, nyah, I can't hear you!"Schmidt
Dec 15 2014 8:38 AM
lonely bird
Dec 20 2014 8:39 AM
Russian economy is suffreringTony Johnson
Dec 17 2014 1:39 AM
Dec 20 2014 8:26 AM
Colbert Report Airing Final Episode Tonightjaredsxtn
Dec 18 2014 1:20 PM
L.A. Citizen
Dec 19 2014 1:40 PM
Jeb Bush Has Now Put His Name in the Primary HatMichael39301
Dec 16 2014 1:39 PM
eternal flame
Dec 18 2014 3:39 PM
This guy had a gunTony Johnson
Nov 26 2014 6:24 PM
Tony Johnson
Dec 18 2014 12:05 AM

Latest Obama Administration Accomplishments Added

12/17/14Obama Administration negotiates release of 53 political prisoners held in Cuba International Relations
12/17/14United States restores diplomatic relationship with Cuba after 50 year freeze International RelationsBusinesses
12/16/14Abortion coverage extended to Peace Corps volunteers who became pregnant because of rape, incest, and life endangerment Continuing Appropriations Act of 2...Improving Health & Wellness
11/20/14President Obama issues executive order allowing the parents of children who are U.S. citizens or legal residents to continue residing in the United StatesImmigrationBusinesses & Liberals
11/14/14President Obama pledges $3 Billion to global fund assisting poor countries coping with climate changeGlobal WarmingProtecting the Environment
11/12/14China and the United States agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by up to twenty-five percent by 2030Global WarmingProtecting the Environment
09/05/14Senior Al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Godane killed in Somalia by U.S. airstrikeTerrorismCombating Terrorism
2014 SEPBroad Coalition of Middle-Eastern countries conduct military campaign against ISIS inside of SyriaTerrorismCombating Terrorism
07/21/14President Obama signs executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminting against LGBT individualsCivil & Human RightsLGBT
02/19/14International Trade Data System created to streamline small business Export/Import processBusiness & EconomySmall Businesses

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Goodbye, Stephen Colbert
Goodbye, Stephen ColbertThursday, December 18, 2014
On his late night show on Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert made fun of news, and he made news. New York Times journalists bid farewell to the blow-hard character he created.
Stephen Colbert: The Man vs. The Character
Stephen Colbert: The Man vs. The CharacterThursday, December 18, 2014
As Stephen Colbert signs off from 'The Colbert Report' tonight, Brian Stelter takes a look at the family man turned mock host.
President Obama Delivers a Statement on Cuba
President Obama Delivers a Statement on CubaWednesday, December 17, 2014
On December 17, 2014, President Obama delivered remarks on next steps he’s taking to chart a new course on U.S.-Cuba relations.
Cuba releases American Alan Gross
Cuba releases American Alan GrossWednesday, December 17, 2014
Cuba has released American Alan Gross, who has been imprisoned for five years, according to a senior Obama administration official. The move could signal a shift in relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
A Tribute: Stephen Colbert’s Best Musical Moments
A Tribute: Stephen Colbert’s Best Musical MomentsThursday, December 18, 2014
The Colbert Report ends on Dec. 18, and we can only hope that when Stephen Colbert heads to The Late Show in 2015 he continues to sing. Over the last nine years, we’ve watched Colbert parody Brad Paisley’s “Accidental R...
Stephen signs off: A look back at "Colbert Report"
Stephen signs off: A look back at Thursday, December 18, 2014
After nine years of biting political satire, the late night host is headed to CBS, taking over for David Letterman. The final "Colbert Report" airs Thursday on Comedy Central. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
Cuba Embraces New Diplomatic Relations With US
Cuba Embraces New Diplomatic Relations With USWednesday, December 17, 2014
Following the news of American contractor Alan Gross's release from prison, new doors to a diplomatic relationship between the US and the communist-run country have begun to open.
World leaders condemn Pakistan school attack
World leaders condemn Pakistan school attackTuesday, December 16, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders condemn Pakistan's school attack, calling it heinous and horrifying.

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