‘We’d even interview her’: Top Bernie Sanders aides say Hillary would make a ‘great vice president’

‘We’d even interview her’: Top Bernie Sanders aides say Hillary would make a ‘great vice president’

Bethania Palma Markus Top aides for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign are convinced the Vermont senator can beat front runner Hillary Clinton. In fact, they say, Hillary would make a great vice president. When asked by Bloomberg Politics reporter John Helleman to respond to Clinton critics who claim Hillary is a “craven hypocrite,” Sanders’ aides wouldn’t

Psychologist: Pharma Bro’s success contains the seed of his eventual destruction

Psychologist: Pharma Bro’s success contains the seed of his eventual destruction

Bethania Palma Markus Negative attention is better than no attention, and ‘Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli is hardly short on it. But a psychologist with Yahoo Health cautioned that while his flagrant narcissism has made him a household name, it could also be his undoing. Karla Ivankovich, professor of psychology at the University of Illinois, Springfield,

Football coach’s Christian crusade backfires hilariously as school prayers get a Satanic twist

Football coach’s Christian crusade backfires hilariously as school prayers get a Satanic twist

Eric W. Dolan The controversy surrounding a high school football coach who refuses to stop leading team prayers during games took an unexpected turn this week. A student at Bremerton High School in Washington has asked the local Satanic Temple to deliver an invocation — and the semi-satirical devil worshippers told KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson

Black teen attacked by school cop has multiple injuries — and is an orphan who recently lost her mother

Black teen attacked by school cop has multiple injuries — and is an orphan who recently lost her mother

Travis Gettys An influential South Carolina Democrat plans to represent a teenage girl thrown to the ground by a school resource officer — and he intends to change a state law that allows police to arrest students for being disruptive in class. Richland County Deputy Ben Fields was fired Wednesday for violating agency policy when

Texas school district: Assignment teaching God is a myth was ‘ill-conceived’

Texas school district: Assignment teaching God is a myth was ‘ill-conceived’

Washington Times

Texas school district: Assignment teaching God is a myth was ‘ill-conceived’

A Texas school district is apologizing after complaints that a seventh-grade teacher gave students an assignment teaching that God is a myth. Jordan Wooley, a Methodist student at West Memorial Junior High School in Katy, said the assignment was to identify “factual claims, commonplace assertions and opinions.” She said she originally answered the statement “there is…

Missouri court reluctantly sides with employer who fired gay worker he called a ‘c*cksucker’

Missouri court reluctantly sides with employer who fired gay worker he called a ‘c*cksucker’

Bethania Palma Markus The Missouri Court of Appeals was forced to uphold the firing of a gay man because the state doesn’t have specific non-discrimination protections for LGBT people on the books, the Columbia Daily Tribune reports. James Pittman endured seven years of workplace harassment, including being called a “c-cksucker” by Joe Jurden, president of Cook

Pope says attack on the State of Israel is anti-Semitism

Pope says attack on the State of Israel is anti-Semitism

Newsweek

While meeting with Jewish leaders at the Vatican on Wednesday, Pope Francis reportedly said that attacks on Israel are anti-Semitic, according to the World Jewish Congress (WJC). “To attack Jews is anti-Semitism, but an outright attack on the State of Israel is also anti-Semitism. There may be political disagreements between governments and on political issues, but…