Arturo Garcia Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was not present at Tuesday nights GOP presidential candidate debates, but that gave him the ability to let fly with some zingers while live-blogging the discussion between the top eight candidates at Sidewire.com Graham, who was dropped out of the undercard debate because of his low poll totals, opened
The Conversation In the wake of the resignation of University of Missouri System President Tom Wolfe, much is being written about the power of collective action among student groups to affect positive change on their campuses. The Black Lives Matter movement has demonstrated the same. Young people are bringing to light issues in overlooked communities
Reuters Republican presidential candidate Senator Rand Paul called for a re-examination of the role the Federal Reserve plays in setting U.S. interest rates. Paul, one of the most vocal critics of the Fed who has also called for returning to the gold standard, made his call at Tuesday nights Republican primary debate in Milwaukee hosted
Free Thought Project More information is coming to light about the two Marksville City Marshals, who ruthlessly shot to death a 6-year-old boy as he was buckled into the back seat of a vehicle.Officers Derrick Stafford and Norris Greenhouse, Jr. are currently being held, each with a $1 million bail for the murder of Jeremy Mardis
Reuters Republican White House contender Ted Cruz pledged on Tuesday that if he wins the presidency, he would eliminate four Cabinet agencies, including the departments of Education, Energy, Commerce, and Housing and Urban Development. Cruz, who rolled out the plan in an opinion piece in the National Review magazine, reiterated his intention to eliminate the
Republican debate reveals how the winning candidate would attack Hillary Clinton in the general election
Nicky Woolf, The Guardian The Democratic candidate for president was mentioned 25 times, accused of incompetence and the downgrading of America Whoever may have been the winner of the fourth Republican primary debate, all the candidates on stage were clearly focused on their one common enemy: Hillary Clinton, whose name was mentioned more than 25
Stephen Colbert: Unlike Jeb Bush, I would not go back in time and kill Baby Hitler at least, not at first
Travis Gettys Stephen Colbert thinks hes got a better plan than going back in time and killing Baby Hitler, as Jeb Bush enthusiastically said he would do. The floundering Republican presidential candidate said, Hell, yeah, earlier this week when an Internet user asked if he would use time travel, if it were possible, to attempt
Missouri University police arrest 19-year-old Hunter Park over threat to shoot every black person I see
Reuters University of Missouri police on Wednesday arrested a 19-year-old white man on suspicion of making what it called a terrorist threat on social media to shoot black people. Police identified the suspect as Hunter M. Park from Rolla, Missouri, about 95 miles (150 km) south of the Columbia campus of the University of Missouri.
Reuters The answers were longer in Tuesdays Republican presidential debate on Fox Business Network, the fireworks fewer, and the topics, the Fed, big banks, tax policy, far wonkier. But the upstart U.S. cable channel accomplished what it set out to do by keeping the debate focused on business issues and differentiating itself from the more
Agence France-Presse Republican White House hopefuls struggled to break away from the pack in an election debate with fewer personal barbs, but some feisty exchanges on immigration and national security. Eight top candidates gathered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for a forum that distilled differences between candidates in substance and style, but did little to dramatically change
Arturo Garcia Science Guy Bill Nye criticized the fossil fuel industry in a panel discussion with Nightly Show host Larry Wilmore on Tuesday, saying that it was responsible for climate change denial within the US. We love them, we depend on them, Nye said. But they have worked really hard to introduce this idea that
Agence France-Presse A Mexican senator introduced a bill to authorize medical marijuana, as a new poll showed support for such legislation but opposition to broader legalization following a landmark Supreme Court ruling. The court opened the door to legalizing cannabis last week when it authorized four people to grow pot for their personal, recreational consumption.