Dan Bianchini

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The police brutality epidemic that goes unnoticed: More than 1,000 police officers fired over the last six years for sexual misconduct

Severely undercounted report doesn’t even include California or New York<p>Excessive force may be the most commonly discussed form of police brutality but according to a new study from the Associated Press, sexual misconduct is among the most prevalent type of complaint against law enforcement in the …

Paul Ryan explains why you shouldn't get paid family leave

Supreme Court's Decision Could Lead To Second Civil War - Bearing Arms - Assault Weapons Ban, Highland Park, Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court may decide as early as today whether they will hear a case concerning the obvious unconstitutionality of a Chicago suburb’s …

The raging irony of WikiLeaks’ latest release: Inside the absurd hacking of CIA chief John Brennan

A 13-year-old has hacked America’s intelligence chief and sent the spoils to Assange’s crew. Here’s what to know<p>What do China, a 13-year-old stoner, and now, thanks to Wikileaks, the American public all have in common? As of yesterday, they each have a dated copy of CIA Director John Brennan's …

Another Michigan concealed pistol license holder uses gun illegally

In the past week and half, Michigan gun owners have made the news for improper use of their handguns several times. First, concealed pistol license …

Guns

Veteran Meteorologist: Accepting Climate Change 'Doesn’t Make You Liberal, It Makes You Literate'

Paul Douglas, a veteran meteorologist with over 3 decades of experience, revealed to the <i>Minneapolis Star Tribune</i> that he never imagined that the …

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Obama Explains Why A Congress Still Investigating Benghazi Refuses to Pass Gun Laws %%

When you ask yourself why we have a Congress that will conduct a several years long investigation into a made-up conspiracy theory but refuses to …

Guns

Gun Lovers Aren’t Heartless. They’re Just Pessimists.

I know—I’m married to one.<p>“How can you, with a straight face, make the argument that more guns will make us safer?” President Barack Obama asked on Friday.<p>I can answer that question. I’m in the progressive camp, but I’m married to my political opposite, a Republican police officer and soldier. …

Guns

Lindsey Graham’s disaster relief hypocrisy: He wants federal aid for his state’s floods but voted against Hurricane Sandy relief

“I don’t really remember me voting that way,” Graham now says of his vote against aid for his Northern neighbors<p>We just knew that after all those red state Republicans voted against federal aid in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in 2013 (months after the 2012 storm), their greed would come back …

Hurricane Sandy

The Worst Supreme Court Decisions Since 1960

Richard Delgado, University of Alabama<p><i>Citizens United v. FEC</i> (2010) and <i>Bush v. Gore</i> (2000). <i>Citizens United</i> because it departed from precedent and …

John McCain Booed By Colbert Crowd for Slamming President Obama

The 78-year-old Arizona senator appeared on ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ to joke about his presidential run and slam the current administration …

John McCain

John Oliver Rips GOP’s Oregon Shooting Reaction: ‘Worst Time to Talk About Mental Health’

The host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight slammed GOP presidential candidates for only bringing up mental health ‘as a means of steering the conversation …

Mental Health

Hillary Clinton Sent Her Book To Every GOP Candidate...Except One

MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton revealed on Tuesday that she sent most of her Republican rivals a copy of her book <i>Hard Choices</i> so they can learn about her accomplishments as secretary of state.<p>"I have now sent each of them a copy of my book, <i>Hard Choices</i>," …

Bernie Sanders is surprisingly pro-gun

"If you passed the strongest gun-control legislation tomorrow, I don't think it will have a profound effect on the tragedies we have seen," he told Vermont alternative-weekly Seven Days.<p>Sanders represents Vermont, where gun ownership is high but murders via shooting are low. In 2005, he voted in …

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Religion

Yes, the CIA Director Was Part of the JFK Assassination Cover-Up

John McCone was long suspected of withholding information from the Warren Commission. Now even the CIA says he did.<p>John McCone came to the CIA as an outsider. An industrialist and an engineer by training, he replaced veteran spymaster Allen Dulles as director of central intelligence in November …

Surveillance
Donald Trump
Roe v. Wade