Suze Orman: Don’t Let Congress Pass Trump’s Budget


The president’s proposed budget “takes away vital financial help” for many Americans, Orman says.   By: Trudy Ring/The Advocate Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget has alarmed many, with its drastic cuts to health research, the arts, and programs that aid the poor. And one of the most alarmed is out financial guru Suze Orman,Continue reading “Suze Orman: Don’t Let Congress Pass Trump’s Budget”

Muslim ban: Japanese and Muslim Americans join forces


Children at the Weill public school in San Francisco pledge allegiance to the American flag in April 1942, prior to the internment of Japanese Americans [Dorothea Lange/Ceative Commons] Japanese Americans remember discrimination they endured during WWII and say they will defend Muslim Americans. By:Massoud Hayoun/Al Jazerra Los Angeles, United States – For Japanese and MuslimContinue reading “Muslim ban: Japanese and Muslim Americans join forces”

Women Needed Stat!


WOMEN make up over fifty percent of the US population and but hold less than twenty percent of the seats in congress.   Laws that protect women are under attack. From health care to rape. By men who will never give birth, who are not likely to know anyone who was raped or beaten byContinue reading “Women Needed Stat!”

Will the next President of France be a Conservative? Eight things to know about Fillon – ‘The French Thatcher’


  After winning the rightwing presidential primary, François Fillon will now be installed as the favorite to win next year’s presidential election. Here’s what you need to know about the open admirer of Margaret Thatcher. He’s a big fan of Margaret Thatcher Openly saying you are an admirer of the former Conservative British Prime Minister isContinue reading “Will the next President of France be a Conservative? Eight things to know about Fillon – ‘The French Thatcher’”

Terence Crutcher shooting reminds us that blacks are treated worse than dogs


By: David A. Love/The Grio Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man, was shot to death like a dog by the Tulsa police last Friday. But in America, not even dogs are treated the way black people are these days. On Sept. 16, Crutcher, 40, was on the road with his stranded SUV. After police respondedContinue reading “Terence Crutcher shooting reminds us that blacks are treated worse than dogs”

Ripples in the pond


  Jamaica’s LGBT community is still drowned out by colonial-era legislation. By: Mark Campbell/The American In Italia Persecution can be long and persistent but change toward better human rights can start like a ripple in a pond. Though their efforts and successes may go largely unnoticed by global media, individuals in smaller countries, in particularContinue reading “Ripples in the pond”

I think the Mexicans are going to end up loving Donald Trump


  This is Susana Martinez, she is the first Hispanic female Governor ever elected in the United States. She is currently Governor of the State of New Mexico. She is also a Republican.  The U.S. Census Bureau estimated that 47.0% of the total 2012 population was Hispanic or Latino of any race, the highest ofContinue reading “I think the Mexicans are going to end up loving Donald Trump”

5 Legit Reasons Lesbians Make The BEST Parents


    From Your Tango.com Two moms are better than one. A recent study shows that kids raised by lesbian parents are not only as happy and  well adjusted as  heterosexual parents, but they also handle certain situations better, such as divorce. With these new findings, would lesbian moms make better parents? You could make a pretty compelling caseContinue reading “5 Legit Reasons Lesbians Make The BEST Parents”