Badass Teachers Association Blasts Department of Education & Make Demands in Washington Protest

Teachers Rally To Highlight Proposed Budget Cuts A swarm of BATs has descended on Washington, D.C. The Badass Teachers Association (BAT), a stridently left-wing group of public school teachers, gathered in Washington, D.C. on Monday to demonstrate outside the Department of Education. Their targets? Philanthropists, reformers, charter schools, vouchers, Common Core and virtually every major attempt to reform education in the past two decades. […]

End Torture - Shut Down the CIA

360915_CIA-torture Remember back in April, 2007, when then-CIA director George Tenet appeared on 60 Minutes, angrily telling the program host, "this government does not torture people"? We knew then it was not true because we had 9/11, but it had vastly exaggerated any valuable information that came from such practices.However, secret rendition of prisoners to other […]

Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry on Foreign Policy: A 2016 Preview

gty_rt_rick_perry_rand_paul_jc_140714_16x9_608 There is no debate we're a country in transition. The only debate is what we're actually transitioning to, and whether we'll be better or worse as a people for it. Such transitions challenge trusted traditions to prove they're still relevant. Old alliances are tested. And folks tend to gravitate to new ideas quickly before they're […]