Politics Poisons Solemn Anniversary of Atomic Bombings

(Hiroshima, Japan — August 6, 2015) – The world today reflected on the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. In addition to ordinary citizens and historians, American presidential candidates also weighed in on the day which ushered in the era of nuclear war. For some, the use of the atomic bomb on a…

Huckleberry Hounds Iran Nuclear Deal

(Washington, DC — July 27, 2015) – Time and time again, politicians invoke the Nazis and the Holocaust to score political points. And time and time again, they are called on the misuse of such comparisons. Not that they feel they need to abandon the practice altogether. Many politicians have railed against the Iran nuclear…

Gay Marriage Legalized as Resistance Continues

(Washington, DC — June 26, 2015) – By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court today decided in favor of gay marriage, bringing tears of joy to gay rights supporters and tears of anger and rage to conservatives and gay rights detractors. Same-sex couples rushed to courthouses all over America, applying for and being granted marriage…

I Did Not … Throw … Stones … At That Politician …

(New York, NY) – Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), a possible contender for the Republican 2016 presidential nomination, expressed his views about the supposed “War on Women” being waged by his party, claiming instead that former president Bill Clinton (D-AR) pursued his own war on women. Paul’s appalling comments will no doubt reshape the entire discussion…