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This SCOTUS destroyed America: How Citizens United is ruining more than our elections

<b>Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia, Samuel Alito, John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)</b><p>Thanks to Anthony Kennedy, the decision responsible for our new oligarchy has made Washington even more grotesque<p>Elias Isquith<p>February 28, 2015 1:15pm (UTC)<p>In the years …

WATCH: On Extraterrestrials

The topic on Extraterrestrials is a very controversial topic, many simply claim that they do not exist or that there is simply no concrete evidence …

America’s Forgotten Mass Lynching: When 237 People Were Murdered In Arkansas

In 1919, in the wake of World War I, black sharecroppers unionized in Arkansas, unleashing a wave of white vigilantism and mass murder that left 237 …

GOP’s man-made idiocy: Mike Huckabee’s no scientist — or mathematician

<b>(Reuters/Lucas Jackson/Phil Noble/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The military sees climate change as a national security issue. What will it take for the right to accept reality?<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>February 13, 2015 11:28am (UTC)<p>Global pandemics, nuclear weapons, terrorism ... and climate change. The Obama …

Lindsey Graham’s diabolical plan: How his presidential “candidacy” affects GOP foreign policy

<b>(Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com)</b><p>The senator may just be pretending to run for president — but he’s setting the bar for hawkish foreign policy<p>Jim Newell<p>February 10, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Is Lindsey Graham serious about running for president, or is he just pretending to run for president? That's the big …

Foreign Policy

“A sound-bite factory for Fox News and conspiracy theorists”: GOP hypocrisy, wingnut madness and the real story about politicizing the Justice Department

<b>Eric Holder, Sharyl Attkisson (AP/Molly Riley/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>The Lynch hearings — and the right’s Eric Holder rage — is a good time to remember how Justice looked under Bush<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>February 7, 2015 5:29pm (UTC)<p>President Obama's new nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch, may have …

The 1941 Cape Girardeau UFO Crash

Tweet<p>By BILL WICKERSHAM<br>www.columbiatribune.com<br>2-3-15<p>On its website (www.ufocenter.com), the Seattle-based National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC) has …

Wingnuts’ latest meltdown: Conservatives go nuts over Obama’s remarks on Christianity and Islam

<b>Erick Erickson (Credit: Fox News) (Fox News)</b><p>Obama reminds fellow Christians that their religion has been far from perfect. Cue conservative freak-out<p>Luke Brinker<p>February 6, 2015 3:56pm (UTC)<p>Speaking before the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, President Obama denounced those "who hijack …

Roswell Alien Photo Slides To Be Released: ‘Smoking Gun’ Evidence Of 1947 UFO Crash?

A team of UFO researchers announced at a livestreamed online press conference on Feb. 4 that it has obtained Kodachrome slide images that provide …

Similac and Mayim Bialik are both wrong about the breastfeeding “mom wars”

<b>Mayim Bialik (AP/Chris Pizzello)</b><p>A baby formula ad goes viral — and heats up the debate<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>February 3, 2015 7:42pm (UTC)<p>I don't want to have a mom war here either. Or if I do, can we at least have it over something like vaccinations or the Common Core standards? I'll roll up my …

Fox News’ Keith Ablow says shushing a woman is just “playful and warm”

<b>Keith Ablow (Fox News/"Outnumbered")</b><p>“Outnumbered” took on Rand Paul’s now-infamous CNBC spat and their one man was predictably terrible<p>Jenny Kutner<p>February 3, 2015 9:09pm (UTC)<p>On Tuesday, the panelists on Fox News' "Outnumbered" decided to take on Sen. Rand Paul's now-infamous interview with CNBC's …

Oil companies are dumping waste into California’s remaining drinkable water sources

<b>(Richard Thornton/Shutterstock)</b><p>Drillers are threatening the drought-plagued state’s water — and state officials are letting it happen<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>February 3, 2015 9:23pm (UTC)<p>California has a drinking water problem on top of its drinking water problem. Oil companies, with the permission of state …

Super Bowl Ads 2015: Highlighting Best Commercials During Patriots vs. Seahawks

This year's Super Bowl commercial list put plenty of former and current players in front of the camera. It also saw Coca-Cola try to cure the hate so often spewed forth online. There was even room for Lindsay Lohan to get back into the spotlight, as more than one celebrity proved willing to laugh …

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

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Dueling narratives surround Suge Knight in deadly run-in

As Marion "Suge" Knight sat jailed on suspicion of murder, dueling narratives cast him as attacker and victim in the hip-hop music mogul's latest and most serious run-in with the law.<p>Sheriff's deputies said he hit and killed a man with his pickup truck, injured another and then fled. His lawyer …

Wanna cheat? Use these apps to make sure you don't get caught

A survey conducted by affairs and dating site Victoria Milan revealed that 45% of people have either cheated — or contemplated cheating — on their partner because the other person pays too much attention to their phone.<p>And that's not the only way that our smartphones goad our unfaithful tendencies. …

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Horse shaped UFO spotted over Mexico volcano, and fireball spotted hovering over Argentina?

UFO sightings around Mexico, Argentina and Houston are creating a lot of buzz on the internet.<p>The latest sighting was reported near Mexico's very …

“This is the legacy of Citizens United”: Koch brothers plan to drop $900 million on 2016 elections

<b>David Koch (AP/Phelan M. Ebenhack)</b><p>What the billionaire brothers’ announcement means — and where reform advocates go from here<p>Luke Brinker<p>January 27, 2015 4:02pm (UTC)<p>Billionaire energy industry brothers Charles and David Koch are planning a 2016 campaign spending blitz that would easily eclipse …

“The world has gone to hell”: A weekend at the Iowa Freedom Summit

<b>(AP/Charlie Neibergall)</b><p>At this weekend’s big GOP confab, presidential wannabes competed to woo Iowa caucus goers. Here’s who stood out<p>Robert Leonard<p>January 26, 2015 7:55pm (UTC)<p>The Republican kickoff event to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses was held at the palatial Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines on …

“The Boy Next Door”: Why J-Lo’s erotic thriller is a disaster

<b>Jennifer Lopez in "The Boy Next Door" (Universal Pictures)</b><p>A fading star tries to reboot by playing a hot teacher with a hunky stalker — and it couldn’t possibly be worse<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>January 23, 2015 2:53pm (UTC)<p>It’s no surprise that “The Boy Next Door,” a would-be erotic thriller produced by …

7 historical figures who wrestled with depression (and how they eased their suffering)

<b>Abraham Lincoln (AP/Alexander Gardner)</b><p>Abraham Lincoln liked to tell jokes and funny stories, while Franz Kafka relied on a rigorous exercise routine<p>Bruce Levine<p>January 21, 2015 9:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>What did Abraham Lincoln, Georgia O’Keeffe, William James, …

Maureen Dowd’s clueless white gaze: What’s really behind the “Selma” backlash

<b>Maureen Dowd; "Selma" (AP/Steven Senne/Paramount Pictures/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>NY Times columnist is the latest critic of “Selma” for its depiction of LBJ. Here’s why a new racial lens is needed<p>Brittney Cooper<p>January 21, 2015 10:59pm (UTC)<p>New York Times critic Maureen Dowd saw "Selma" last week …

Why Obama Can't Say 'Radical Islam'

Following the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris this month, White House spokesman Josh Earnest briefly became an Islamic theologian. At issue was why …

“Go f**k yourself”: Bill Maher and Salman Rushdie discuss Charlie Hebdo, free speech and radical Islam

<b>(HBO)</b><p>Rushdie appeared on Friday’s edition of “Real Time with Bill Maher”<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>January 10, 2015 4:10am (UTC)<p>On Friday evening's edition of "Real Time with Bill Maher," host Bill Maher discussed freedom of speech, radical Islam and the Charlie Hebdo massacre with author Salman Rushdie. The …

Ted Cruz & the new McCarthyism: Inside a dangerous response to the atrocity in Paris

<b>Joseph McCarthy, Ted Cruz (AP/Bill Allen/Reuters/Joe Mitchell)</b><p>For many politicians and pundits, the Charlie Hebdo tragedy is cause to stoke the fires of terror — and worse<p>Elias Isquith<p>January 10, 2015 1:15pm (UTC)<p>Here are a few sentences I should not have to write but apparently must, all the same: …

The Charlie Hebdo hypocrites: Meet the free-expression absolutists who aren’t so absolute outside of the Muslim world

<b>Sean Hannity (Fox News)</b><p>In China, Singapore and elsewhere, would-be warriors seldom defend “our” values against equally decisive attacks<p>Jim Sleeper<p>January 10, 2015 2:45pm (UTC)<p>So now Venus must join hands with Mars. Now that jihadis have slaughtered editors and journalists at the satirical French …

Political Science

Republicans are the real wealth redistributors

<b>(Reuters/Dave Kaup)</b><p>Kansas and other state governments are seizing money from middle-class workers to finance tax cuts for the wealthy<p>David Sirota<p>January 10, 2015 3:00pm (UTC)<p>In 2008, then-candidate Barack Obama was lambasted for supposedly endorsing policies of wealth redistribution. The right …

“We dare you to stop us”: Inside Big Oil’s sinister plan to derail the anti-carbon movement

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>Rather than retreating, Exxon and other companies are going on the offensive as mankind hangs in the balance<p>Michael T. Klare<p>January 10, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Around the world, carbon-based fuels are under attack. Increasingly grim economic …

Bill Maher Doubles Down on Islam: ‘Terrorists and the Mainstream Share A Lot of These Bad Ideas’

The TV host and political satirist had more harsh words for Muslims in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre and two other shootings that rocked …