Has the sexual revolution been good for American women? Not at all. In fact, when you look at the facts it becomes clear that the sexual revolution has been an absolute disaster for American women. In the United States today, men have been trained to primarily view women as sex objects, and our culture has become exceedingly promiscuous.
On January 11, eleven years to the day after George W. Bush sent the first detainees to Guantanamo, the Oscar-nominated film Zero Dark Thirty is making its national debut. Zero Dark Thirty is disturbing for two reasons. First and foremost, it leaves the viewer with the erroneous impression that torture helped the CIA find bin Laden’s hiding place in Pakistan. Secondarily, it ignores both the illegality and immorality of using torture as an interrogation tool.
As the co-founder of Paranoia magazine in 1992 and currently its associate editor, not to mention author of the recently released anthology Conspiracy Geek, Joan d’Arc has seen her fair share of high strangeness over the decades.
The past few months have given the world increasing evidence of how the United States’ gun culture has run amok. The most recent example is the Sandy Hook massacre in Connecticut, where a disturbed 20-year old Adam Lanza killed 27 people (including 20 children). This occurred four months after 12 people were killed and 58 injured in Aurora, Colorado, after a 24-year-old student, James Holmes, entered a movie theater and opened fire.
In the past decade, we have seen a growing litany of assertions proclaiming the belief that the system of American public education injures and/or ill-equips massive numbers of children.
A former US Marine has pleaded guilty to hate crime charges brought against him for breaking into and starting fire in a mosque in Ohio.
Mystery continues to surround the revelation that the CIA, with the help of a computer virus developed by Israeli intelligence, hacked into computers used by former French President Nicholas Sarkozy’s top staffers before the May 2012 election there.
The social networking site Facebook is in hot water with privacy advocates after asking users to be just a little too social.
Shane Bauer prisoner on suspicion of being a spy in Iran for two years, has been surprised to discover even more troubling prison practices happening on American soil.