Surprise! The Rich Are Getting Richer…Much, Much Richer

We’ve heard the expression all our lives: The rich get richer. But never has that been more true than it is right now, according to Oxfam in a report released prior to the annual gathering of the super-rich and policy makers in Davos, Switzerland. The Oxfam report warns that within the next two years–by 2017–the […]

Timeless Wisdom From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Had he not been prematurely taken from us by an assassin’s bullet, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have been 86 this year. Even though he is gone, Dr. King’s words of wisdom, peace, and love live on. Here are some of my personal favorites: 1. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where […]

Brownback’s Topeka Miracle Fizzles Out

Cut taxes to increase revenues. We’ve been hearing this mantra from Republicans since the days of Ronald Reagan. And guess what? It doesn’t work any better now than it did back then, as Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is finding out the hard way. Kansas, as a result of Brownback’s overly aggressive tax-cutting plan in his […]

Memo to Ted Nugent: Shut the F#*k Up!

MEMORANDUM To: Ted Nugent, Racist Xenophobic Hater From: Andrew Bradley, Media A**hole Dipsh*t RE: Please Shut Up Already! It has come to my attention that once again you have said something so incredibly stupid and narrow-minded that you have exploded on the Internet. Specifically, I refer to comments you posted on Facebook in which you […]

Who Knows You Best? Probably Facebook

Question: Who do you think knows you better than anyone else? Your spouse? Your parents? Your siblings? Your BFF? Turns out the answer is probably Facebook. A study released Monday at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in Miami was led by researchers at the University of Cambridge and Stanford University and suggests that […]

Our Cancerous American Gun Culture Strikes Again

An Evansville, Indiana, couple was arrested and charged with child neglect shortly after a cell phone video surfaced showing their one-year-old daughter placing a .40 caliber handgun in her mouth. As she did so, one of the parents can be heard in the background encouraging the toddler to make sounds simulating the weapon being fired. […]

Fox News Anchor: Use ‘Skin Color’ To Identify Bad Guys

Just when you think Fox News cannot possibly get anymore narrow-minded and racist, they manage to top themselves. The latest winner in the “I’m Too Stupid For My Own Good” sweepstakes is Shannon Bream, who also happens to be the Supreme Court correspondent for Fox News. While discussing the attack in Paris on the offices […]

You Cannot Kill An Idea

I awoke this morning, turned on MSNBC, and was immediately immersed in today’s biggest news: the attack on the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo, which left 12 people, mostly journalists, dead. As I processed this information and viewed the videotape of the alleged assailants executing a security officer on the sidewalk outside the magazine’s offices […]

Hug It Out, Someone Else Can Pay

  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie likes to bill himself as a fiscal conservative who knows how to get things done when it comes to balancing state budgets and making the hard decisions necessary to assure his state is running at peak efficiency. And that’s what makes his actions in Dallas yesterday so confounding. In […]