Like most people who call the humane society to remove feral dogs and cats, an Ohio couple assumed animal control would simply come and take feral kittens from their yard. They knew that some form of euthanasia would probably end their lives. They weren’t expecting Humane Officer Barry Accorti’s brand of euthanasia, though.
How we live plays a big role in how well our memories function, especially as we begin to age. Thankfully, in many cases, it’s relatively easy to prevent or avoid many of the behaviors and choices that chip away at our cognition and ability to recall information, both recent and from the distant past.
There is little room in America’s criminal justice system for common sense and enforcing laws to occupy the same space. This is especially true when it comes to continuing the extremely flawed War on Drugs, which also happens to be highly profitable for law enforcement agencies.
In light of revelations of the comfortable information-sharing relationship between the American communications and tech industry and Federal government spies, a collaborative effort involving a broad collection of political and tech organizations opposed to government spying has emerged.
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Of all the cases the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is looking into, there’s probably not a higher-profile one than that of the Internal Revenue Service and its discriminatory election-year targeting of conservative nonprofit groups. But when FBI Director Robert Mueller testified before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday, he seemed pretty uninformed about where the IRS […]
When President Barack Obama was in the midst of his first campaign for the Nation’s highest office, he made some appealing promises to advocates of drawing down the War on Drugs and lightening restrictions on medical marijuana in the United States. What a difference a few years can make. According to a new report produced […]
CBS News’ Sharyl Attkisson, one of the only mainstream media reporters who has relentlessly pursued the Administration of President Barack Obama for the truth behind its handling of the Benghazi, Libya, embassy attack, was spied on via her own computer before and during the period when the scandal (which is still a scandal) was at its height. […]
Gallup has determined that American confidence in Congress is not only at the lowest level the polling agency has ever recorded, but is also at the lowest level for any institution on record for the confidence poll. American confidence in their elected representatives in Washington has been trending downwardly since 1976. But at just 10 […]
While a seemingly perpetual stream of bad news from Washington, D.C. may sometimes make it pretty difficult for Americans to feel patriotic, Flag Day is a good opportunity to remember why the ongoing ideological battles many people find themselves immersed in matter. By international standards — regardless of corruption, creeping oppression and the necessity of […]