The obese community responds to the AMA's designation with the Twitter hashtag #IamNotADisease.
John Hagee, and many other evangelical preachers, constantly beat the war drums. Without ceasing, they encourage America’s political leaders to wage non-stop wars of aggression--especially in the Middle East.
Oh look - Kimberly's done a book report!
Top trends forecaster Gerald Celente says NSA leaker Edward Snowden is a non-event. Celente charges, “What did Snowden say that we didn’t write about over a year ago.” Celente says the real stories are the imploding economy and coming war.
Distractions about my past and personal life have emerged – an inevitable side effect for those who challenge the US government
"You're now on a through route to the land of the different... the bizarre... the unexplainable... Go as far as you like on this road. You’ve just crossed over into... the Twilight Zone."
The fallout from the PRISM scandal has reached Stage Two, where faces in front of television cameras promote memorable slogans to give people reasons to accept their abuse and to pretend that everything is okay.
I am reading the heartbreaking suicide note of Daniel Somers, a US combat veteran who spent several years fighting in Iraq.
As a season, summer has a lot going for it when it comes to fun: vacations, barbeques, hanging around the pool and at the beach, eating ice cream.
Last weekend, the population of Navarro, California, nearly tripled, as around two hundred and fifty people descended upon the small unincorporated community for Camp Grounded, a three-day summer camp for adults.
When Lesley Hazleton was writing a biography of Muhammad, she was struck by something: The night he received the revelation of the Koran, according to early accounts, his first reaction was doubt, awe, even fear.
For only "pennies a day," any greenhouse owner can produce CO2 to help increase plant yields in their greenhouses.
I am asking every one of you who has valued my work/writings over the years to please consider my appeal.
"As far as the FISA court is concerned.. this is so crucial.. the NSA does not NEED individual warrants...
In addition to all the other problems Americans face today, the following article highlights 32 staggering statistics about the systematic demoralization of our culture:
It's time to stop the war on whistle-blowers.
Aristotle thought that the function of the brain was to cool the blood. That seems ludicrous now; through neuroscience, we know more about the brain and how it works than ever before.
“The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained liberation from the self.” -Albert Einstein
Former Shell Oil president John Hofmeister founded Citizens for Affordable Energy, a nonprofit group promoting diversity and innovation in U.S. energy supplies, and joined the advisory board of the Irvine, Calif.–based Fuel Freedom Foundation,
I have been following Jesse Ventura for quite some time and think he is amazing. I think he makes great points and I agree with him on 99% of the time.
In the run up to the 2012 election, why didn't Obama campaign on the promise that he would keep Americans safe by spying on all our phone calls, emails and electronic communications?
Don’t kid yourself. you know you’re jonesing for summer movies that get right up in your fricking face. We all are. But, jeez, do we really need the overkill?
From destroying your memory to being a gateway drug, scientists doubt the common misconceptions about pot
As far as government schemes come, the NSA's super-surveillance PRISM program sounds like something straight out of dystopian science fiction.
"I am not here as a serf or vassal. I am not begging my lords for mercy. I'm a born free American woman, wife, mother and citizen. And I'm telling my government that you've forgotten your place.
Establishment politicians from both major political parties are rushing to defend the NSA and condemn whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Wired has put up a profile of Army General Keith Alexander, the director of the NSA.
Suddenly, it feels like 2000 again. Back then, surveillance programs like Carnivore, Echelon, and Total Information Awareness helped spark a surge in electronic privacy awareness.
From what we know so far, Edward Snowden appears to be the ultimate unmediated man.
I spent Tuesday in the Senate talking to the people who could, if they so chose, pass legislation in response to the Edward Snowden contretemps.