An article in the Washington Post has exposed a problem in politics, but it's not the problem they think.
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Last Night Dr. Ben Carson announced he was running for the 2016 Republican nomination. This morning Carly Fiorina announced her run. In a period of twelve hours, the GOP gained a conspiracy theorist and the person who was responsible for a huge downfall with one of America's tech giants. Yup, this is the "brightest" of the Republicans. 

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Yes, seriously. He has directed the national guard to monitor the U.S. military during their Jade Helm 15 training exercise, because all the Dale Gribbles of Red State USA think that Obama is going to have the U.S. military come in and declare martial law, then take all of their guns. Oh and then they think that if this would actually happen, and our military would follow such a crazy-ass, illegal order, that they can somehow fend off the military force of the United States. Hey Texas, if all that happens, then what? We'll drop you and there goes the billions in U.S. tax dollars you get to survive each year! Oh and have fun with your major league sports teams, when they are stuck in a league all their own - literally. 

This Thursday the Democratic field will grow by one, with Senator Bernie Sanders announcing a run for President on the Democratic ticket. He is a long shot, especially in the primary, but he is the man I would love to see on our ticket.  

Parma, Missouri now has their first ever African-American female Mayor. So how does the town celebrate this historical day? 80% of the towns police force decide to walk off the job. Aren't you glad John Roberts has declared racism over in our nation?

While Indiana is busy working on new ways to treat LGBT and others as second class citizens, a southeastern Indiana county has seen more than two dozen new HIV cases in an area already plagued by the problem. This brings the total cases to 130 now, All the cases have been tied to a growing rash of intravenous drug use. 

After the anti-gay owners of Memories Pizza in Indiana raised close to a million dollars through crowd funding, a New Jersey deli owner hopes for the same. Jim Boggess, the owner of Jimbo's Deli in Flemington, New Jersey, was forced to close this week after loss of business from his stunt of declaring March "White History Month" in his store. Now Boggess has turned to GoFundMe in hopes that fellow haters will support his backwards thinking. It doesn't appear to be going that well though, as he has only raised $215 in four days.

Many on the left are celebrating a decision made by the Supreme Court yesterday as a win for campaign finance reform, however I find it anything but.
An Air Force veteran made news this weekend when she was arrested after trying to take a flag from protestors, which the protestors were stepping on. Quickly hailed as a hero by the right, there is more to this "patriot" than meets the eye.
A local story has social media a buzz. Let's delve into the latest story of police violence.
On day one of the Rand Paul for President campaign things went, well, let's say not as well as they would have liked
Former leader of the South Carolina GOP and infamous Twitter troll gets nabbed for domestic violence.
As investigators try to get to figure out why the co-pilot of a Germanwings jetliner crashed the plane, America's right has taken to a standard game of hate-motivated lie.
When potentially scandalous stories break, nothing beats the intertubes conspiracies.
Which would you suspect to bring the larger punishment, downloading pornography or releasing classified information illegally? You may be surprised.
Three Muslim students at the University of North Carolina were shot execution style in their home last night. A heinous crime to say the last, but one made worse by horrid assumptions of the internets.
America has an out of control heroin problem, and one stat can show you that our blame needs to be directed at Washington, and Republicans in particular.
Now that Obama has delivered his second to last State of the Union address, it's time to lookback at what was said.
Obama is excepted to announce a new tax plan at Tuesday's State of the Union, meant to help out the struggling middle class. But when you look deeper into it, you see what is really going on.