With its decision in Shelby County v. Holder, the Supreme Court opened the door for state lawmakers who wanted to turn back the clock and return to a time when race played a role in who could vote.
Yes there is a problem with totally fake news. But the mainstream media, in creating a panic about that problem, ignores a fundamental issue: much of its own content, while superficially “accurate,” is often spin and manipulation itself.
While shocking to some, the treatment of Native Americans in North Dakota is entirely consistent with US government policy to disregard the concerns of “Indians” whenever necessary — in particular if they stand in the way of businessmen making a buck.
With talk of a Muslim registry heating up, it is worth revisiting how Japanese-Americans were taken from their homes and put in camps during World War II.
Speaking of the election season, a time when lying seems to be at its most intense…. Here is a charming selection of some of our favorite quotes about lies, liars, and lying, quotes by the witty, the wacky, and the worldly. And that’s the truth.
In-person voter fraud is extraordinarily rare. And why would somebody try to steal one vote at a time when they can just fix the result at the source?
Droll, cynical, deliciously nasty comments on the forces that make the world go around, by wickedly witty thinkers from the past and the present. (Posted originally in 2014, and much enlarged.)
Voter suppression is no laughing matter but sometimes humor can help people understand an issue better. Watch John Oliver demolish those who only want the right people to vote.
Police killings are a serious problem in the US. But any honest debate around this issue must include the fact that cops have a tough job: Every day they potentially face citizens who carry more firepower than they do.
Barack Obama, the socialist Muslim born in Kenya, only had one job: To destroy the United States from within. He has failed miserably.