Read MLK's 6 Steps of Nonviolent Social Change on the Anniversary of His Death
On April 4, 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. He was just 39. To honor his memory, and his message of nonviolence, read (and implement!) these six steps to nonviolent conflict-resolution and social change based on his teachings.Read more »
Cameras in the courtroom would benefit court and public
Public demand for cameras in the court is well established. We have conducted a series of public opinion studies on the issue over the past few years and most recently found that 93 percent of likely voters say “the workings of the Supreme Court should be more open and transparent.” This sentiment spans Democrats, Republicans, and Independents alike. In addition, 58 percent of voters say there is “too little” news coverage of the Supreme Court.
If a person commits suicide, and they felt pushed to do so, does that make the person or persons that pushed them, or harassed them, an accomplice; and should they be held accountable as accomplices? Perhaps this is a topic that can be opened for discussion on the show? How many people have committed suicide due to similar circumstances, that the general public is not even aware of? Perhaps, their names can be added here, under "comments" so they can be remembered? Can people be bullied to death?Read more »
Poll: 67 Percent Of Republicans Say Video Games Are More Dangerous Than Guns
According to a recent poll from Public Policy Polling, 67 percent of Republicans believe that video games are a “bigger safety threat” than guns. Only 14 percent of Republicans believe that guns are more dangerous than video games.Read more »
Guard shoots at boy, 15, at FDA office in Bothell
BOTHEL -- A security guard opened fire on a 15-year-old boy at a Food and Drug Administration facility in Bothell early Friday, according to police.
Bothell Police Captain Denise Langford said it was not immediately clear why the guard fired at the boy about 7 a.m. in the parking lot of the FDA's Pacific Regional Laboratory Northwest.
What is your personality type? Does your personality type make you more prone to seek liberty?Read more »
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 8 great fictional nonviolent superheroes:
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I thought it would be appropriate to celebrate a rare beast in fiction: nonviolent heroes.Read more »
Popular on Forbes: Golfer Phil Mickelson may call it quits due to climbing tax rates
Word is, Phil Mickelson is mad as hell about rising tax rates, and he’s not going to take it anymore. What follows is a brief portion of an interview Mickelson gave earlier today after carding a final-round 66 at the Palmer Course at PGA West in La Quinta – which I assure you, is not associated with the La Quinta next door to your local Denny’s – in which the golfer hinted that he is considering drastic career changes because of a combined tax rate nearing “62, 63 percent:”Read more »
NFL Player Chris Kluwe on Being a Libertarian
The Minnesota Vikings punter discusses libertarianism, anarchism, Ayn Rand, empathy, and what he’d change about the U.S. government.
In September, Minnesota Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe made the news for defending a fellow NFL player’s activism in support of gay marriage. Maryland State Delegate Emmett C. Burns sent a letter to the owner of the Balitmore Ravens demanding he do something to stop linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo from speaking out in favor of allowing gay couples in the state to have their marriages legally recognized.Read more »
‘Tis the Season of Not Giving
How Regulations Are Making Charity Illegal
Question: Which of the following actions are illegal?
Donating bagels to homeless shelters in New York City;
Holding raffles in South Carolina to raise money for charity;
Providing free dental care to the poor in California;
Distributing eyeglasses to tornado victims in Missouri; or
Answer: All of the above.Read more »
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