The Promise of Africa and Its Importance to US

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With its wealth of natural and human resources, economic engagement by us/world in Africa will bring about prosperity and help solve poverty and wars.

How much of the CIA Torture Report should be Made Public?

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This is a fight for the Integrity, Credibility and Soul of America and what we stand for.

Seems No U.S. Administration Wrongdoing in Benghazi after All!

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Over two years and investigations by 8 committees found no Administration wrongdoing in Benghazi. Can Congress finally get back to work?

Is Suing and/or Impeaching the President Appropriate or Cheap Politics?

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Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?

While the Rest of the World Supports Families and Children, the U.S. is a Global Embarrassment

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America: We are behind the times, and it’s embarrassing. Nick Chiles calls for nation wide action.

Green Berets in Iraq: “Our boots will not touch the ground. You just watch.”

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Immediately prior to their recent deployment in Iraq, the Green Berets were awarded their BJJ black belts from Grandmaster Hener Seagull.

Eric Cantor’s Fall & Bogus Republican Bedtime Stories

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The main stream conversation about Cantor’s fall is missing the point: Charles D. Ellison explains how.

President Obama Signs Executive Order Easing Debt for 5 Million Former Students

Do Black People See Obama As The Messiah

“I’ve heard from too many young people who are frustrated that they’ve done everything they were supposed to do — and now they’re paying the price,” Obama said yesterday in his weekly address.

Uppity Women & Uppity Others

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Rev. Neil O’Farrell considers what happens when talented people hope to rise.

Non-Believer and Chief: Will America Ever Have an Atheist President?

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Atheism is on the rise in America. Secularism and scientific thought is creating a generation of voters with the ability to think critically about the issues. Will the popularity of disbelief give rise to a political party devoid of religious factions?

Reflections on the Marathon Bombings A Year Later

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A lifelong resident of Boston, Liam Day reflects on his city’s resiliency in the face of terror and the need to wrestle with the questions the bombings raise.

Call It What It Is: The United States Tortures Human Beings

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Rev. Neil O’Farrell asks: At what time did American civilization end?

Relaxing Zero Tolerance in Schools Could be Obama’s Boldest Civil Rights Reform

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Can President Obama break the school-to-prison pipeline? Paul Thomas investigates.

An Open Letter to Franklin Graham Regarding His View on Homosexuality

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Warren Blumenfeld wants Franklin Graham to know that there is plenty he can be thankful for right here in the good ol’ U.S. of A.

The Self-Arazzie. When Selfie Meets Fight Club

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Michael Stusser wants you.

And Thoreau Shakes His Head at America

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If Henry David Thoreau still believes that “Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty,” then he must be awfully disappointed about the current state of America.