George Takei calls for compassion after Paris attacks: ‘We must resist the urge to dehumanize’

George Takei calls for compassion after Paris attacks: ‘We must resist the urge to dehumanize’

Arturo Garcia Actor and social activist George Takei encouraged Americans not to turn the terrorist attacks against Paris on Friday into an excuse for racist behavior. “We must resist the urge to categorize and dehumanize, for it is that very impulse that fueled the insanity and violence perpetrated this evening,” Takei wrote on his Facebook

Ben Carson raps Jeb Bush for intervening in Terri Schiavo case: ‘It was much ado about nothing’

Ben Carson raps Jeb Bush for intervening in Terri Schiavo case: ‘It was much ado about nothing’

Tom Boggioni Saying doctors deal with end of life issues everyday, retired neurosurgeon and GOP presidential front-runner Ben Carson rapped rival Jeb Bush for inserting himself into the Terri Schiavo case when he was governor of Florida. Schiavo, who suffered brain damage in 1998 putting her in a persistent vegetative state, became a flash-point for

Rival says Bernie Sanders aide angered over last-minute foreign policy focus in lead-up to debate

Rival says Bernie Sanders aide angered over last-minute foreign policy focus in lead-up to debate

Bethania Palma Markus Hours before Democratic candidates are scheduled to face off in a primary debate on Saturday night, an aide for Bernie Sanders (I-VT) caused a fracas with hosting network CBS over a last-minute change to the debate’s focus, Yahoo News reports. Sanders strategist Mark Longabaugh was apparently upset that CBS decided to change the

Distraught Pope Francis condemns Paris attacks: ‘No justification, religious or human’ for slaughter

Distraught Pope Francis condemns Paris attacks: ‘No justification, religious or human’ for slaughter

Tom Boggioni In a telephone interview with the Italian Bishops’ Conference’s official television network, a distraught Pope Francis called the Paris terrorist attacks part of a “piecemeal Third World War.” “I am shaken, I don’t understand these things, done by human beings… There cannot be justification, religious or human. It’s inhuman,” the Pontiff said in