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Ex-Klansman David Duke Reportedly Considering Presidential Bid

Ex-Klansman David Duke Reportedly Considering Presidential Bid

The Daily Beast is reporting that former Klansman David Duke is thinking about seeking the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. Duke, 61, plans to test the waters by launching a 25-city tour later this month. A former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan who later served in the Louisiana legislature from suburban Jefferson Parish, Duke [...]

Cain Loses Key Tea Party Supporter in Iowa, Names New State Director

Cain Loses Key Tea Party Supporter in Iowa, Names New State Director

Saying that Herman Cain’s campaign had become “just too messy,” Tea Party activist Charlie Gruschow of West Des Moines resigned from the pizza magnate’s campaign on Sunday.  Gruschow’s resignation follows the recent departures of Tina Goff, Cain’s Iowa organizational director, and Kevin Hall, who had been in charge of organizing a strong turnout for the [...]

Yes to Violence, No to Sex

by Robert Scheer This American life of ours has long been pro-violence and anti-sex, unless the two can be merged so that violence is the dominant theme. The U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed that historical record on Monday in declaring California’s ban on the sale of violent video games to minors unconstitutional while continuing to deny [...]

The Unanswered Question Is, Why?

by Jim Hightower America’s long, long war in Afghanistan has drained more than 1,500 precious lives and a trillion dollars from our country. But, finally, this enormous outlay paid off this year with the capture and killing of that al-Qaida demon, Osama bin Laden, who attacked America and was the reason our military went into [...]