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Does Rand Paul have Anger Issues?

Does Rand Paul have Anger Issues?

Wochit News | - "Straight out of the gate, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has confirmed his tendency to become prickly and frustrated with the press. In an interview with NBC's Savannah…
Can Police Who Kill be held Accountable?

Can Police Who Kill be held Accountable?

By Alba Morales | ( Human Rights Watch) The murder charge against Michael Slager, the South Carolina police officer who fatally shot 50-year-old Walter Scott in the back on April 4, is…
President Rand Paul’s Middle East Policy

President Rand Paul’s Middle East Policy

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) - Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) declared his candidacy today to be the Republican standard bearer in the 2016 election. So what would a Rand Paul presidency…
Boycotting Indiana over anti-Gay Religious Discrimination

Boycotting Indiana over anti-Gay Religious Discrimination

Cenk Uygur | (The Young Turks) - "Cenk Uygur (http://www.twitter.com/cenkuygur) and John Iadaola (https://twitter.com/jiadarola) host of The Young Turks discusses the backlash and boycotts from other states against Indiana over its Religious…
All the Wars and Coups of President Ted Cruz

All the Wars and Coups of President Ted Cruz

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) - Texas Senator Ted Cruz, one of three Cuban-Americans in the Senate, is throwing his hat into the ring for the 2016 presidential race today. Cruz…