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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Stick A Fork In Him: Martin O’Malley Drops Out After Dismal Iowa Results

February 1, 2016

As Iowa Results pour In, Martin O’Malley Suspends Campaign For President. Former Baltimore mayor Martin O’Malley has suspended his campaign for president, according to Politico. O’Malley’s dismal Iowa results all but sealed his struggling campaign’s fate. “In a tough, unprecedented year, O’Malley…

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WATCH: One Iowa Caucus Delegate Comes Down To Coin Toss (VIDEO)

February 1, 2016

The Iowa caucus was neck-and-neck on the Democratic side. With Hillary Clinton leading Bernie Sanders by less than a single percentage across the state, it was nearly a coin toss as to who would win the state. In fact, in…

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Iran-Saudi Proxy War: Understanding The Conflict Tearing Apart The Middle East

February 1, 2016

With the snick of a sword, the long-simmering cold war between Saudi Arabia and Iran heated up significantly at the beginning of 2016. A month later, and the first attempt at a major negotiation over the fate of Syria was…

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Adele To Donald Trump: STOP PLAYING MY MUSIC! (VIDEO)

February 1, 2016

Adele did not give Donald Trump permission to play her music at his campaign events. “Adele has not given permission for her music to be used for any political campaigning,” the belting vocalist’s spokesperson told The Independent after Adele’s Twitter fans expressed outrage at video footage…

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Hey, Cenk Uygur: The Young Turks Network Needs A Less Genocidal Name

February 1, 2016

“[Cenk] Uygur, a so-called ‘progressive,’ vehemently denies the Armenian Genocide.” — Letter to the Armenian Weekly on The Young Turks controversy, 2009. Why would Cenk Uyger name The Young Turks Network after the political faction behind the Armenian genocide? The Young Turks Network, headed…

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GOP Boogeyman George Soros Has Nothing On Koch Brothers

February 1, 2016

Mention anything and everything related to campaign finance or the Koch Brothers to a conservative and you’re sure to hear the name George Soros within the first ten words of his or her response. Before they tell you how much…

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Obama Visits Mosque To Support American Muslims, Get Ready For Right Wing Outrage

February 1, 2016

THE AMERICAN MUSLIM POPULATION WILL RECEIVE PRESIDENT OBAMA’S FULL SUPPORT President Obama will make his first trip to a Baltimore mosque next week to address Muslim leaders and show his support to the American Muslim population by promoting religious tolerance.…

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Terrorist Group Burns 86 Children Alive (VIDEO)

February 1, 2016

On Jan. 31, news reports emerged that the Nigerian-based terrorist group Boko Haram set Dalori village ablaze and burned eighty-six children alive. A resident told reporters the attack began just after evening prayers, and villagers fled into the bush. According to CNN: Gunmen riding motorcycles…

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Rape Story Seized On By Far Right To Scapegoat Refugees Proven False (VIDEO)

February 1, 2016

The Far Right Exploited A Rape Story To Scapegoat Refugees, But Police Discovered The Story Was Made Up Strong emotions and anti-refugee sentiment were stirred by reports of dozens of attacks linked to men of “North African or Arab” appearance in Cologne…

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10k Syrian Child Refugees Feared Trafficked Into Slavery — Or Worse

February 1, 2016

Thousands of child refugees are missing, and Were Likely trafficked Into Slavery With the conflict in Syria continuously escalating, and violence erupting in many other African and Asian countries, flows of refugees keep increasing. And child refugees are the most…

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