I write this essay with much fear and trembling. Indicting God’s church is not something that should be done on a whim, or without much prayer and direction of the Holy Spirit.
Beginning scene of the new HBO series The Newsroom explaining why America's Not the Greatest Country Any Longer... But It Can Be.
A number of folks in recent weeks have question or criticized my views, both here at OTE and on TV, regarding endorsing spending cuts, including some targeted at the social insurance programs Medicare and Social Security.
In an insightful TED Talk, by tech entrepreneur Kevin Slavin on how algorithms have reached across industries (from finance to Hollywood) and into every day life (h/t dailymotion).
NOURIEL ROUBINI, a guy who knows a lot about risk, tweets in favour of mandatory liability insurance for gun owners
National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre blamed Hollywood, video games music, the courts and more on Friday for creating a culture of violence in the United States.
After the shooting in Sandy Hook Elementary School, states are considering legislation that would allow teachers to carry guns in schools
We’re living in a Black Swan world, but what does this mean for the future of technology? The new book Antifragile argues that technologies, ideas, and theories – anything informational or cultural, as opposed to physical – age in reverse.
Just for fun, imagine if all debt were wiped away when the Mayan Calendar ends this Friday…
The more humanity strays from its’ origin, the more we deny our bond with nature, the farther from perfection we become. We are the only creatures on the planet that use symbols in reference to something else.
The National Rifle Association, the country's biggest pro-gun lobbying group, broke its silence Tuesday, issuing a statement on the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
In the wake of the horrific, tragic shootings at Sandy Hook school last week, some people have suggested that our culture of super-violent video games are at least partially to blame.
Since the tragic shooting in Newtown, there have been calls to reform America's gun industry. The question is how.
The Connecticut school massacre gunman Adam Lanza spent hours playing violent video games such as Call Of Duty in a windowless bunker, according to an interview with a plumber who worked at the family home.
"History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce." -Karl Marx
When are we finally going to admit that we have a very serious problem with this generation of young men in America? We have failed them so dramatically that it is hard to put it into words.
In light of recent calls for stricter gun control, an inevitability following the grisly acts of a troubled gunman in Connecticut, knowing a glossary of important weapons terms is integral to understanding the debate.
This is perhaps the biggest Trojan Horse-oriented story I may ever write. I use the term "I" advisedly because much of what goes on here at The Daily Bell is a team effort. But it's my mug that goes on these editorials. And I stand behind them.
Recently, the Denver Police Union embarked on a campaign to elicit support from the people living in the city.
One of the pleasures of a weekend away from the city is visiting with people who express points of view that are different from my own.
As the government weighs their options, polls show that Americans are light on marijuana
Let’s get one thing straight: America is not facing a fiscal crisis. It is, however, still very much experiencing a job crisis.
Investor Jeremy Grantham of GMO recently published a startlingly depressing outlook for the future of humanity.
Interested in everyone's thoughts on this.
Anyone in the world could soon have access to a 3D printable gun through the internet thanks to a U.S. start-up which plans to distribute schematics for the weapons free of charge.
For decades, it has been obvious that there are irreconcilable differences between Americans who want to control the lives of others and those who wish to be left alone.
Stop thinking that all porn actresses are “damaged goods.”
As Congress considers across-the-board defense cuts, let's call on the wisdom of Dwight Eisenhower, the last general to become president of the US.
How to Buy Happiness at Walmart on Black Friday
Government intervention - not the rigours of the free market - is the cause of financial mayhem.