Detractors have called it “herbal heroin.” Advocates call it a harmless natural alternative to addictive prescription drugs that improves mental wellbeing and restores a healthy, pain-free life without side-effects. What is the real story behind the upcoming federal ban on Kratom, a plant that is unfamiliar to most Americans?
Republican nominee Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the RNC was terrifying. It was far more cynical than any RNC speech I’ve seen in my lifetime, reciting the scary “facts” about crime and terrorism, predicting total destruction of our country by the Democratic Party. His emphasis on the threats we face,
It’s finally happened. Today is a day of victory (albeit a small one) in a sea of horrible days. Milo Yiannopoulos, technology editor of Brietbart, has been banned from Twitter.
Now, Yiannopoulos has been on the fringes of my radar for a few years now, because he’s a pretty big
Before we raise our lighters in tribute to the impending “dislike” button, let us not forget The Fire Challenge. Last summer, soon after the Ice Bucket Challenge had gained chilling popularity in my news feed, I scrolled into a video post entitled, “Fire Challenge Gone Wrong.” Not without a flashback
I watch a man stop, put his head in his hands. His balding head sports a shadow of hair; the street light gleams in the folds of his leather jacket. He stands, head bent, for only a few seconds while I watch from afar.
It’s a terrible day to wake up and see that someone you admired, a woman whose hard work you really thought was good, is completely insulated and ignorant of how her actions affect others - or worse, she is just another racist.
It’s a worse day
English is a language with many synonyms and a wider variety of word choice than many other European languages. It’s a good thing when we’re forced to look at word choice and the variety of expressions that may more accurately convey our thoughts. Most intelligent people can agree that there
I'm writing this in support of Amanda Daniels. Amanda was in a band called Enabler. Their record La Fin Absolue Du Monde is one of the best extreme punk/metal albums of the last ten years.
Then things got shitty.
New pending album Fail To Feel Safe (Century Media) does not include Amanda
The Supreme Court's ruling today not only granted marriage to each and every citizen of this country, but also a affirmed what supporters have been saying for the last 37 years -- we are on the right side of history.
Two, five, or 10 years from now, this issue will seem
While people are still arguing “Heritage vs. Hate,” suggesting that pride in flying the Confederate flag is no different than the pride in the flag of Nazi Germany, and arguing that the purpose of The War of Northern Aggression actually was, depending on who you talk to, about state’s rights,