Brian Ackerman

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Don't Give Up on Bernie Sanders Yet

The mainstream media almost convinced me Bernie Sanders had lost the Democratic nomination after his disappointing Super Tuesday. When I was told the bad news, I honestly thought it was all over and the inevitable candidates were going to be Trump or Clinton. And I was livid. I wasn't going to …

Middle-class

If you really want to understand why Clinton may very well not win

Pretty much everyone agrees that she had every single advantage a candidate could wish for going into this campaign. Yet, here we are in April and …

Planned Parenthood

Meet NCAM, the researchers helping NASA go “to the Moon, to Mars, and beyond” | Ars Technica

Before tools get to work and hardware launches, this research group helps NASA with R&D.<p>MICHOUD, La.—Obviously, NASA's novel plans for its Space …

Space Science

Donald Trump is the pinnacle of American stupidity: Why his campaign consummates decades of rising anti-intellectualism

It’s not that we’ve never seen anyone like Trump before. He’s just finishing the job begun by Reagan, Bush & Palin<p>During Tuesday’s Republican town hall in Milwaukee, it was not a candidate, but the host, Anderson Cooper, who had the best line of the night, when he told Donald Trump — in the …

Tea Party

Sarah Palin takes bizarre picture with a dead pig to encourage Americans to vote Trump

Americans unconvinced by Donald Trump's presidential campaign may just have their minds changed by this photograph with Sarah Palin and a pig.<p>In a bid to get Wisconsin voters to 'reject the status quo' in the primaries, the former candidate for vice-president posed with a dead wild pig, which it is …

Sarah Palin
Airplanes

Investigators probing cause of deadly Amtrak crash | Reuters

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Accident investigators will interview survivors of a construction crew on Tuesday to determine why a backhoe occupied the same track as an Amtrak train that slammed into the heavy equipment, killing two people and sending 35 others to hospital.<p>Sunday’s accident in the …

Latin America

San Bernardino Shooting: Suspects Had Radical Ties — and a Baby Registry

If they were terrorists, the California couple suspected of staging the San Bernardino slaughter kept it well hidden.<p>They lived quietly. The husband worked a regular job. The couple apparently even created an online baby registry at Target this spring in which they listed four items on their wish …

California