Politics

It’s Funny, Until It’s Not

It’s Funny, Until It’s Not

by: Michael Shields The official time-limit on Donald Trump’s spectacle of a Presidential run has now been set…. It’s funny, until it’s not. A phrase…

Duty With The Donald

Duty With The Donald

by: Alan Fox The real life story of a day spent in Jury Duty with Donald Trump… It’s just after 8:30 AM when I come…

Stewart Signs Off

Stewart Signs Off

By: Michael Shields w/ Tom Rau Across the Margin bids farewell to the shrewdest voice in fake news…. This isn’t goodbye. As Jon Stewart embarks…

Another Day in America

When will enough be enough, or are routine casualties an acceptable cost of ensuring our right to arms? by: Michael Shields We are to blame….

Two Flags Over America

A guest contributor contends, before there were stars and stripes and images of coiled snakes in the grass, there were people… by: Stephen R. Sumner…

You Down With TPP?

A deal, being crafted in secret and potentially fast-tracked through Congress, may have lasting implications on our safety, our privacy, and on the environment… by:…

In Defense of Uncivil Disobedience

One man’s take on the upheaval in Baltimore. A plea for understanding… “I don’t have to condone it to understand it.” – Deray McKesson by: Michael…

First Impressions: The 114th Congress

by: Michael Shields The newly-elected, Republican dominated Congress wasted little time in making their presence felt….. On January 6th of this blossoming new year, the…

It’s Not You, It’s Them

by: Michael Shields NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has nothing to apologize about. The NYPD on the other hand…… This past week I read a…