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Let’s Not Get Too Crazy About #GMOs and Neil deGrasse Tyson

Let’s Not Get Too Crazy About #GMOs and Neil deGrasse Tyson

I admire and respect Neil deGrasse Tyson a great deal. We need more people like him telling all the science deniers that science is a real thing. It’s why I found his comments about GMOs and people who oppose them of interest.

Mother Jones is one outlet reporting on an undated interview he gave that’s making the rounds today on social media(1). In his characteristic and straight-forward way, he…

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You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote For More Guns

You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote For More Guns

Statistically, you’re most likely to be a gun owner if you’re an older, white, conservative, married, Southern man.

Know what else you’re more likely to be? Republican, especially a conservative Republican.

Source: http://www.gallup.com/poll/160223/men-married-southerners-likely-gun-owners.aspx

Source: http://www.gallup.com/poll/160223/men-married-southerners-likely-gun-owners.aspx

Why is that? Is it really grown men playing army?

playing army

Is it bravado, or is it fear?

Putting aside their…

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You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote Against American Jobs

You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote Against American Jobs

Jay Timmons, president and CEO of the NAM, Danny Roderick, president and CEO of Westinghouse Electric Co., and Pierre Paul Oneid, senior vice president and chief nuclear officer at Holtec International Corp. speak Friday at a roundtable discussion on the Export-Import Bank. - Justine Coyne

Jay Timmons, president and CEO of the NAM, Danny Roderick, president and CEO of Westinghouse Electric Co., and Pierre Paul Oneid, senior vice president and chief nuclear officer at Holtec International Corp. speak Friday at a roundtable discussion on the Export-Import Bank.
- Justine Coyne

If you’re like me, you may have little to no understanding or appreciation for something called the…

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Have We Not Learned That Bigger Is Not Better When It Comes to Banking?

Have We Not Learned That Bigger Is Not Better When It Comes to Banking?

10 largest banks

How can this be a good thing?

The very people who legally crashed our economy – and those who did it illegally and still haven’t gone to jail – and have kept their bonuses are now even bigger than before.

This is when our government needs to – HAS TO – step in and say….

“You are a danger to the rest of society. You are no longer going to operate in this manner. You have abused the rights and…

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How the U.S. Ex-Im Bank Landed on Republicans’ Death Row

"A day before U.S. House Republicans were to vote on a new majority leader, lawmakers aligned with the limited-government Tea Party movement delivered a message to the leading candidate, Kevin McCarthy of California."

How the U.S. Ex-Im Bank Landed on Republicans’ Death Row

"A day before U.S. House Republicans were to vote on a new majority leader, lawmakers aligned with the limited-government Tea Party movement delivered a message to the leading candidate, Kevin McCarthy of California."

Children have been coming to America alone since Ellis Island

And no, we didn’t just send them packing. Source: www.motherjones.com Truth and history cannot be denied, they can only be ignored.

Children have been coming to America alone since Ellis Island

And no, we didn’t just send them packing. Source: www.motherjones.com Truth and history cannot be denied, they can only be ignored.

Bill Maher Rails Against Militarized Police Culture in Outstanding Monologue – YouTube

July 18, 2014 - It’s a topic on which this writer has spilled plenty of ink, but one that goes largely ignored by mainstream media: The troubling militarizat…

Full Show: The Crusade Against Reproductive Rights | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

With new state laws and Supreme Court rulings, the battle over women’s reproductive rights is being fought more fiercely than ever.

Full Show: The Crusade Against Reproductive Rights | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

With new state laws and Supreme Court rulings, the battle over women’s reproductive rights is being fought more fiercely than ever.

Citigroup: The Original Gangsta: Robert Scheer

The prototypical too-big-to-fail bank will pay $7 billion in fines, a move that will avoid a humiliating trial dealing with its role in the financial meltdown.

Citigroup: The Original Gangsta: Robert Scheer

The prototypical too-big-to-fail bank will pay $7 billion in fines, a move that will avoid a humiliating trial dealing with its role in the financial meltdown.

Full Show: Is the Supreme Court Out of Order? | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

Following several high-profile, controversial decisions, Bill speaks to NY Times columnist Linda Greenhouse and Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick about the agenda of the Roberts court.

Full Show: Is the Supreme Court Out of Order? | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

Following several high-profile, controversial decisions, Bill speaks to NY Times columnist Linda Greenhouse and Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick about the agenda of the Roberts court.