When is enough, enough?!
Paul Blest recognizes that didn’t matter that Michael Brown was a more driven, responsible kid than he was at his age. The only thing that mattered to that officer, and society at large, was his skin color.
Are we really free as a society when our right “to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed”? When Is Enough, Enough?!
Sending our kids to elementary school or college, attending a political rally or going to the movies, hanging out at the corner store or walking home with a snack, should not be a death sentence.
In the wake of the shooting as UCSB, ProPublica has laid out the most revealing reporting about guns in America.
Does the debate over firearms always have to include overzealous displays and grant the loudest argument victory?
Are threats and intimidation the M.O. of gun rights activists? Chris Hicke delves into one of the more divisive topics facing our nation today.
Wednesday morning, the lawyer for Michael Dunn starts the first full day of his defense in the murder trial for his fatal shooting of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, in what is likely the most prominent Florida Stand Your Ground case since Trayvon Martin.
The recall of two state legislators in Colorado did not end gun control, but it should be a wake up call for its advocates.
Lobbying group behind three-strikes, “Truth in Sentencing”, and Stand Your Ground supports legislation to give sentencing discretion back to courts.
Will Weatherford, the Republican speaker of Florida’s House of Representatives, revealed on Friday that the state’s legislature will hold hearings on its infamous “Stand Your Ground” laws sometime this fall.
When the world becomes a little too real, Jesse Kornbluth suggests: “Let’s have some unreality. Some beauty. Some genius.”
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You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.
We think we want someone “nice” with a “sparkling personality,” but in the primal crevices of our brains, online daters just want to bone hotties.
Alex Yarde shares a first look at the six-part episodic game series based on the Emmy Award®-winning television series.
As this dad thinks over his thank you list, his mom appears at the top. Here is why.
Ever wonder what the kids really want for Thanksgiving dinner?
James Halcomb reviews National Geographic’s new shows and finds a Monday night for the food and drink lover in you.
Spoken word artist and social thought leader speaks to the technology age and how it affects relationships.
Dan Szczesny has a lot to be thankful for this year, including a 10 horsepower, 24 inch, two-stage snowblower.
Aaron Philip Clark explains how to recognize when you are being culturally and ethnically objectified.
Thomas Fiffer reminisces on a Thanksgiving past and the true meaning of generosity.
“World AIDS Day is a reminder of all the loving souls we have lost as the price for what we have gained. The assassination of Harvey Milk reminds us that there are those who would willingly shoot the concept of an LGBT-safe America dead. The sacrifices in both cases must never be taken for granted.”
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
I have no idea what this is like, because I only ever work at work (and anyone who suggests otherwise is a big flaming liarpants), but for those who do, now is a good time to offer some suggestions.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).