While you chewed your Betty Rubble vitamin, what else happened in 1996?
A Florida candidate for local office recently said President Obama should go “straight to the gallows”. Paul Blest on what he meant and why no one should be surprised.
Every year, stories emerge that serve as a reminder that the American system of justice means injustice for too many, with some receiving little or no punishment for egregious offenses, while others receive harsh or faulty punishment for much less. Here are some of the worst injustices of 2013:
EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.
Shows like Scandal and House of Cards make for interesting entertainment, but they tell us little about how politics actually works.
There is an ongoing slaughter in America that is a result of the easy access and availability of guns. Should we change something 220 years later?
Intelligent men and women must not avoid jury duty. Please consider what happens when you do, writes Andrew Scott.
A federal judge ruled that Joe Arpaio was violating the constitutional rights of Latino drivers by targeting them and using their ethnicity to influence legal decisions in his attempts to crack down on illegal immigration.
A city ordinance requiring all heads of household to own both a firearm and ammunition has many advocates of gun control up in arms.
Though many schools have umbrella policies to ban all weapons, some universities are allowing firearms to avoid possible lawsuits.
Less than a week remains before Cody Wilson releases the files that will allow people to literally print their own guns at home.
Petitions both for and against deporting the controversial talk show host are raising questions about who the U.S. Constitution applies to.
Originalist Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia weighs in on the meaning of the phrase “any person.”
What happens when bikers stand up for abused kids? A lot of good guys doing good work.
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
Darlene Lancer explains how acceptance is the first step on the road to solving relationship problems.
Steven Cordova offers a fresh, wistful take on the old myth in this lovely unrhymed sonnet.
A recent post on BlackDoctor.org suggests these are the top 5 things that turn men off during sex and suggestions on how to deal with them.
I’ve never really cared about my legacy, and then I read the obituary of a crazy racist.
Ned Breslin with a deeply personal story about the ways in which he’s learning to heal from past trauma.
Should some terms be off-limits? Tim Jones-Yelvington explains why it matters, as exemplified by the Ru-Paul’s Drag Race controversy.
We’re having a conversation about what it means to be a good man in the 21st century. Care to join us? Join the 3 million people who visit our website every month.
Andrew Smiler highlights 14 aspects of sexuality that every parent should teach their sons.
“Without music, life would be a mistake.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
Jeff Perera explains his “Ladder of Masculinity” TEDx talk, and how toxic masculinity is linked to violence.
Age is just a number, but numbers are also an important part of math and you can’t do the math if the numbers don’t add up.
This comment was by bobbt on the post Stop Trying to Control Men! (Like the Met’s Daniel Murphy)