Afghanistan Passes a Law that “Legalizes” Rape

Seeking allies for the upcoming election Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai signed the Shia Family Law which negates the need for sexual consent between married couples, approves child marriage, and restricts a woman's right to leave the home. While Americans are considering the military challenges in Afghanistan, there are also political and human rights issues that Obama administration also must address.

The Curious World of Bill O’Reilly

Bill O'Reilly gave an interview to The Hollywood Reporter where he continued his feud with NBC/MSNBC by calling MSNBC a hateful product that only exists to make money, unlike FNC where O'Reilly once described the disappearance of Laci Peterson as good for ratings. It a strange world Bill O'Reilly lives in, a very strange world.

Former Cheney Aide Doesn’t Deny Assassination Hit List

Last month journalist Seymour Hersh broke the story that the Bush administration used an executive assassination ring to go into countries and execute people on a hit list. Today on CNN's The Situation Room, former Cheney aide John Hannah said that a list of targets exists and there are troops in the field who have the authority to capture or kill certain individuals.

Cheney Tried to Sabotage Obama with Israel

In a piece in the New Yorker by Seymour Hersh about the complexities facing the Obama administration on the issue of Syria, Hersh reports that now former vice president Dick Cheney tried to sabotage the relationship between then president elect Obama and Israel by saying that Obama was pro-Palestinian and that he would never support their efforts.

McCain Won’t Endorse Palin for 2012

John McCain was on Meet the Press today, and he gave an interesting answer when he was asked about supporting Sarah Palin for 2012. He only said that Palin should compete, and talked about all the good candidates the GOP has for 2012. He gave a let's wait and see answer to supporting Palin.

Ranking The Top 5 GOP 2012 Contenders

Although Barack Obama has only been in office for a couple of months, this hasn't stopped the 2012 Republican presidential contenders from jockeying for early position in what will likely be a crowded GOP field, and if the length of the 2008 campaign was any indication, it won't be long until the race for 2012 will get going. The question is who among the contenders will challenge President Obama?

Sarah Palin: A Tool of Scientology?

Even though she publicly denies it, Gov. Sarah Palin is being advised by John Coale, who is Greta Van Susteren's husband and a Scientologist. Gawker.com today published an old memo of Coale's which detailed his plan to use popular politicians to advance the Scientology agenda, so is Palin a tool of the Scientologists?