Apr 20, 2013 in Culture
While the nation breathes easy for the moment and revels in the capture of the offenders, we need to remain sensitive to the few that will not be sharing in the mutual jubilation and will instead be working to rebuild their lives.
Feb 28, 2013 in Culture
Neil Heslin, as many parents and families of the Sandy Hook Elementary school did that evening, went home to an empty house without their child. Theirs was not and will never be a safe and happy ending. Exposed to and victimized by an unspeakable and nearly unimaginable horror, they will never see their child’s next birthday, or hear them laugh or run or play. They will never realize the relief that comes over a parent when the word comes that the child is going to be fine.
Dec 20, 2012 in Culture
Stricter gun laws would protect innocents at the hands of those who would be far more irresponsible. Instead of fighting common sense, we should consider how we as a society are actively enabling “bad people” by associating our rights as Americans with the very means in which innocent Americans are being killed time and time again.
In the aftermath of President Barack Obama’s re-election victory over Governor Mitt Romney, Right wing pundits and supporters alike have launched into freak-out mode – once again – over the cause and culpability of the election’s outcome.
Jul 30, 2012 in Culture
Mama Grizzly herself joins other famed conservatives in support of the Chick-fil-A organization; a fast food chain that has donated millions of dollars to anti-gay organizations, including “reparative therapy” groups. As such companies tend to dominate our national culture, what does this say about us on a larger scale?
How the latest Right wing attacks on Obama’s supposed “pro-big-government” speech are a complete and total fabrication playing to the comfortable ignorance of Americans.
Appalled by the “elite” media’s reluctance to cover a story that has no merit, Newsbusters staff writer Matthew Sheffield laments the would-be bombers’ connections to OWS yet offers absolutely no proof whatsoever to his condemnation other than one-dimensional assertions of guilt-by-association.
The Department of Labor’s proposed child safety regulations for American farms went largely combated by Right wingers across the country, who lamented the usual nonsense of anti-American handlings from the executive branch while supporting the gross misconduct of big business.
In Bruce Springsteen’s latest album, Wrecking Ball, the prolific American folk-rock musician and singer/songwriter pays homage to a country led astray; evoking sentiments of true-yet-forgotten American sentiments that for many communities hits close to home.
Mar 26, 2012 in Culture
On Friday, we darling spectators of American sensationalism were treated to yet another gem wrought by the nation’s highest-rated “news” network, when Fox News contributor and host Geraldo Rivera – appearing on Fox & Friends – suggested to viewers that Trayvon Martin’s clothing was equally to blame for his death.