Cliven Bundy and his supporters are crazed hypocrites, not freedom fighters

Cliven Bundy has officially declared victory over a federal government whose existence he refuses to acknowledge. Bundy drew a huge amount of media attention, along with hundreds of rabid followers, to his ranch in Nevada after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) began the process of seizing his cattle two weeks ago. An armed standoff … Continue reading Cliven Bundy and his supporters are crazed hypocrites, not freedom fighters

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Politicization process doesn’t invalidate the gender equality debate

President Obama might not care very much about kids killed in drone strikes or storm-wrecked climate change refugees, but recently, he's been vehemently reminding us that he cares a whole lot about American women. Last Tuesday, Obama signed a pair of executive orders aimed at addressing the gap in pay between male and female workers. … Continue reading Politicization process doesn’t invalidate the gender equality debate

McCutcheon decision delivers democracy into the hands of the elite

If you were still laboring under the impression that the United States operates as a functional democracy, the US Supreme Court has once again decided you're wrong. On April 2, in McCutcheon vs. FEC, the Supreme Court ruled in 5-4 decision that aggregate limits on campaign contributions are unconstitutional. Previously, rich people who wanted to … Continue reading McCutcheon decision delivers democracy into the hands of the elite