Articles in the category Politics

Republicans Explain Why They #FeelTheBern

As Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders catches up to Hilary Clinton in the Democratic primaries, he’s drawing bipartisan support from Republicans and Independents.   hen Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy early this year, few thought he’d have a shot at beating Hilary Clinton in the Democratic primaries. That perception has gradually changed as Sanders closes in […]

Donald Trump Calls Mexican Immigrants Rapists, Mexicans Bash His Face In

Billionaire, reality TV star, and 2016 Presidential hopeful Donald Trump isn’t shy about expressing his hard line stance on immigration. In a speech announcing his Presidential aspirations, he went as far as calling the majority of Mexican immigrants criminals, and insinuated Mexico was “sending” rapists to the United States. “The U.S. has become a dumping ground […]

“You’re In My House”: Obama Shuts Down Heckler During LGBT Speech [Poll]

POTUS Barack Obama is usually a patient guy. He’s been dubbed “No-Drama Obama” by the press, and he’s given to addressing heckler’s concerns in his speeches. However, it seems one heckler in his most recent speech was one too many. During his speech on immigration at a White House event celebrating L.G.B.T. Pride Month, a heckler […]

North Korea Bans Instagram

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Instagram users in North Korea are being warned that the photo-sharing service has been blacklisted by the government, the Associated Press reports. Users attempting to log into the website are being given a notice reading: “Warning! You can’t connect to this website because it’s in blacklist site.” Below the English text, […]

Social Media Wants Press to ‘Stop Focusing on the N-Word’

Advisory: This article contains language some may find offensive. In an interview with podcaster and comedian Marc Maron, U.S. President Barack Obama spoke candidly about race relations in the United States. During the interview, Obama emphasized there’s more to racial discrimination than politically incorrect language. “Racism, we are not cured of it.” He said. “And […]

Japan to Resume Whaling in Antarctic

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) – Joji Morishita, of the Japanese Whale Research Program (JARPA), has confirmed plans to resume whaling in Antarctic waters. The announcement comes despite increased pressure on Japan to curtail the practice. On Friday, the International Whaling Commission stated Japan had not provided enough information to justify the planned killing of 4,000 mink whales over the next […]

WikiLeaks Releases Huge Cache of Saudi Government Cables

This morning, WikiLeaks released 61,205 cables and documents from the Saudi Foreign Ministry. The massive leak is the latest in the non-profit organization’s controversial push for transparency in government institutions. In a written statement, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said: “The Saudi Cables lift the lid on a increasingly erratic and secretive dictatorship that has not only celebrated its 100th […]

Pastor Calls For Arming of Clergy After Charleston Shooting

Hours after the killing of nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, a pastor appeared on the Fox News program Fox & Friends to advise religious leaders in the U.S. to arm themselves against a growing tide of violent anti-Christian terrorism. The police are indeed investigating the incident as a hate crime. However, it is still unclear whether […]