Meet Ted Cruz: religion, hookers, voter fraud and hated by his own party, what’s not to like? (video)


From climate change through reproductive rights and gender equality and on to LGBTQ rights and same-sex marriage, Ted Cruz denies them all. In that respect, he ought to be the perfect alternative candidate to Donald Trump, at least within the … Continue reading

Meet John Kasich the ‘moderate’ Republican candidate (video)


“With Jeb Bush out of the Republican primary, Ohio Gov. John Kasich seems to be the only GOP candidate who’s widely considered a moderate. But on Full Frontal, host Samantha Bee went after Kasich’s moderate label. “Is Kasich really the huggable … Continue reading

Fox News: Ferguson riots result of “racial arsonists” stoking a victim mentality in black America (video)


The recent publication of the Department of Justice report into racism in the Ferguson police force and Fox News’ ridiculously partisan reporting of it reminded me of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s assessment of the Fox take on the riots … Continue reading

Why are there no reliable statistics for police shootings of civilians in the United States? (video)


As Officer Darren Wilson does the media circuit explaining that we should be feeling sorry for him rather than the unarmed man that he shot and killed with multiple rounds and the St. Louis prosecutor strains every sinew to ‘explain’ how … Continue reading

The Blackstone and Codere scandal: “just another day on Wall Street” (video)


In the securities industry, much of the multi-trillion dollar trading that occurs in the markets remains un- or under regulated.  One such under regulated market is the trading of Credit Default Swap‘s, the banking industry’s own weapons of mass destruction. … Continue reading

Econ 101: maximum rage about the minimum wage (video)


On Tuesday morning, Radio 4’s Today Programme and a number of centre left papers ran a story about the ‘living’ wage.  Unfortunately, this important story was then swamped by the hacking trial circus later in the morning. The reality is that the … Continue reading

Whether conservative or progressive your Daily Mail style science denial is hurting our kids and killing our planet (video)


For years, the Daily Mail has been a leader in offering false and even dangerous health ‘advice’ to its readers.  From its infamous everything gives you cancer stories, to false claims about ‘super foods’ and of course its deadly anti-vaccination campaigns, … Continue reading