Bernie Sanders Promises To End The For-Profit Prison System

Private enterprise has brought us many of the things we take for granted these days. From the automobile to the airplane, or the smartphone that costs $0.99 with a two-year contract, businesses have provided Americans with products and services that are the envy of many nations. Spurred on by competition and the constant demand from shareholders […]

Roy Moore’s Lawyer Says Alabama Governor Must Defy Supreme Court Ruling, Choose ‘God Or Satan’

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling last Friday legalizing same-sex marriage across the country, the remaining states where it wasn’t already legal have, for the most part, gone ahead and grudgingly joined the 21st century. Even here in Louisiana, despite the initially defiant tone by Bobby Jindal that quickly became a whimper, couples […]

Rick Santorum’s Plan To Save America: A Christian Theocracy

Saturday, Rick “Don’t Google Me” Santorum spoke to an audience of far-right pastors and activists at the Awakening conference. The conference was organized and sponsored by Liberty University, a “Christian academic community” founded by the late Jerry Falwell in 1971. For those of you too young to remember Falwell, he’s the pastor who blamed the […]

The Demilitarization Of Law Enforcement Is Something Both Sides Can Agree On

On May 27th of this year, a Tampa Bay SWAT team shot Jason Westcott to death inside of his home. Mr. Westcott was hit by two shotgun slugs and a pistol round in his bedroom, and later died at St. Joseph’s Hospital. The raid was prompted by information from a confidential informant who stated he […]

Special Interview with Former ACLU President, Nadine Strossen

On Sunday, June 22nd 2014, I was lucky enough to hold an exclusive interview with former President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and current New York Law Professor of Constitutional Law, Nadine Strossen, regarding the Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius case, on Let Your Voice Be Heard Radio. Here is the excerpted version: A few months ago the […]

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Mayor Kindig’s Response to Minorities Shows Importance of 1st Amendment

When Omaha Atheists, a humanist group, approached La Vista, Nebraska Mayor Douglas Kindig over possible Church and State separation issues, Mayor Kindig apparently cussed them out (because, Christian) and told them point-blank, “Minorities are not going to run my city.” Reading about this reminded me of sitting in a library and reading a magazine by the name […]