Pandering Pied Pipers and Mindless Rats: Breaking Down the Right’s Reaction to a Ban on Transgender Troops

  by David Fisher Many people are familiar with the German tale of the Pied Piper, a colorful pipe player who enchanted rats to follow him around. According to folklore, he helped drive out plagued rats during an infestation in Hamelin in 1284. If you were familiar with the story, you know that he wasn’t

BREAKING: Trump Bans Transgender People from Military

In a shocking and unsuspected series of tweets this morning, the President of the United States has announced that he will ban and purge all transgender servicepeople from military service of any capacity. The US currently has an all volunteer army, with people of all stripes serving their country. It is unclear the timeline or

Donald Trump Jr Admits Campaign Collusion, World Implodes

In a late-morning tweet on Tuesday, Donald Trump Jr., son of the President of the United States, tweeted what may be his father’s demise. He released screengrabs of emails that admit the Trump campaign conspired to work with the Russian government to help win the election last year. Of course, the emails were released begrudgingly,

SHAME.

Freedom Fighters on all Fronts: NJ Proposes Bill to Return Tax Money to Homeschooling Families

Written by David Fisher Jersey City Assemblywoman, Angela V. McKnight, has proposed legislation that all anti-statists should celebrate. Under its current verbiage, Her bill will give taxpaying parents who choose to homeschool their children $1,000 back per child and up to $3,000 in total for qualifying educational expenses. McKnight, a democrat, explains her reasoning behind

We Aren’t So Different: Elephants Team Up to Save Baby [VIDEO]

Written by David Fisher In a video uploaded last week, a pair of elephants in Grand Park Zoo, Seoul, South Korea teamed up to save a baby elephant from death by drowning. In the short clip, a baby elephant is shown drinking from a pool of water before slipping and falling in. In a frenzy,

[LIVE UPDATES] Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee [LIVE STREAM]

1615: When asked his legal basis for refusing to answering questions, Jeff Sessions is protecting President Trump in case he wants to invoke executive privilege at some point in the future. 1600: The Attorney General again refuses to answer questions, saying it is improper to discuss the details of an investigation… while testifying in the

Daily Fascism: Man Gets Death Penalty for Blasphemous Facebook Comments

Written by David Fisher While Berkeley rabble-rousers have an ongoing existential fight with non-existent fascism, Americans are ignoring the lessons that should be learned from real cases of fascism. Fascism exists when freedoms erode enough to allow it. The government of Pakistan has given us a glimpse into what it can look like in the

Justin Amash Cosplays Jar Jar Binks, Votes Empire on Star Wars Day

Written by David Fisher Contributor Thursday, many Americans partook in the yearly Star Wars pun and shared “May the 4th be with you” material online. As old as the meme is getting for most of us, we are exceedingly more burnt out by the Empire’s rule in Washington. This week’s Star Wars Day was even

How Would Daenerys Targaryen Destroy Kim Jong-Un?

Written by David Fisher Contributor What would Daenerys do? We love stories like Game of Thrones, but ignore the symbolism to our own lives. We enjoying watching characters break their chains and claim their freedom, but we assume real humans are powerless to do the same. All humans deserve freedom and must stop deferring their