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Trump Says Out Loud What Republicans Think

Joschka (Yoshi) Tryba | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment
Joschka (Yoshi) Tryba

we need Trump to make it painfully obvious to everyone what the Republican Party truly stands for: classism, sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia and xenophobia. Trump really is just saying out loud what most Republicans are thinking and saying in private.

America Cancels Thanksgiving as Trump and Carson Still Lead in Republican Presidential Polls

Flora Nicholas | Posted 11.20.2015 | Comedy
Flora Nicholas

For the first time ever, The United States of America canceled one of the most revered federal holidays on the nation's calendar -- the annual stuff your face with turkey, get totally drunk and spend the evening belching and farting fest, known by its more traditional name of "Thanksgiving."

Shark Attacks, Nude Beaches, and More Secrets of the East Coast

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2015 | Travel

By: Joseph Neighbor Credit: Flickr/Robert Dalrymple The East Coast of the US is insanely long: more than 2,000 miles of weaving sprawl hiding all k...

America Is an Idea Founded on Thanksgiving and Refugees

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics
Cyd Zeigler

People say America is more than just a nation, it is an idea. That idea took shape centuries ago at that table covered (in all likelihood) with fowl, corn, mussels and clams. It was that bridge between two cultures that has been a part of our American psyche and led to the birth of our nation.

Be Not Afraid: A Christian Response to Refugees

Micaela Connery | Posted 11.18.2015 | Religion
Micaela Connery

After being persecuted by those who feared him, Jesus, a refugee himself, leaves us with a final commandment: "Love one another as I have loved you." Is closing our borders to thousands of refugees an expression of His love?


Carl Corey | Posted 11.17.2015 | Arts
Carl Corey

It's not what's carved in stone, it's what's carved into your soul.

20 Distinct Regional American Accents, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2015 | Travel

By: Megan Frye Credit: Jennifer Bui/Thrillist From sea to shining sea, the United States is one of the most culturally diverse countries on th...

America, ISIL and the Power of the Atonement

Marianne Williamson | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics
Marianne Williamson

Spiritual seekers should not be infantile, fuzzy-brained, naive observers merely standing on the sidelines with nothing to contribute but loving hashtags while the world community faces an unprecedented crisis. Quite the opposite, we should be major factors in healing the crisis.

Are All Massacres Important?

Andrew Royce Bauer | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics
Andrew Royce Bauer

On Friday morning, reports began to break out that an American airstrike had managed to kill Mohammed Emwazi, known, though he shouldn't be, as Jihadi John.

Tommy Mottola: HBO’s ‘The Latin Explosion’ Is For Americans Who ‘Still Don’t Get' The Power Of Latinos

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.16.2015 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- Tommy Mottola remembers a childhood filled with the lively rhythms of Latin music, hearing it trickle out of houses and shops in his neigh...

Knock Knock. Who Is it? Freedom.

Greg White | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics
Greg White

Last night there was a knock on my door. As first, it startled me. I guess I'm as jumpy as everyone else right now. But it's my own door; of course I'm answering. When I feel fearful, I remind myself that I was a Sgt. in the U.S. Marine Corps. Plus I live in a secured building.

What Foreigners Believe Is Wrong About America

René Zografos | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics
René Zografos

The echo from most parts of the world is that "America is a country with the very best and the very worst." This article is about the very worst.

The Only Time You Can Recline Your Seat And Other Travel Tips

Lewis Krell | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel
Lewis Krell

In regular society, your neighbor does not have the right to any part of your backyard and no man is allowed to purposely block your path to a fire escape in a crowded place. Somehow during air travel all of these agreed upon laws and social customs are completely ignored.

4 Cities Where All The Cool Kids Are Moving

Thrillist | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel

By: Kristin Hunt Credit: Flickr/pulaw(Edited) Now that Portlandia has logged five seasons and word of Voodoo Doughnut has traveled all the way...


Jens Martin Skibsted | Posted 11.11.2015 | Green
Jens Martin Skibsted

Looking at the numbers, the transatlantic slave trade matches the Holocaust in horror - maybe even without counting subsidiary effects like internal s...


Carl Corey | Posted 11.11.2015 | Arts
Carl Corey

For too many veterans their war starts when they end ours.

Powered By AARP: Salute to Hidden Heroes | Posted 11.11.2015 | Black Voices

Unpaid family members in the United States provide more than $470 billion worth of at-home care every year. Among these caregivers are the families of America's wounded warriors.

Welcome to the Warlord Era, America

Dan Carol | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics
Dan Carol

Let's quit beating around the bush: Warlords are ruining America -- and not just as measured by the Gross Domestic Product and nerdy stuff like that. Warlords are making America less fun. Less can-do. Less a place where people can agree to give a little to get a little.


Carl Corey | Posted 11.10.2015 | Arts
Carl Corey

Three people can keep a secret if two of them are dead.

8 Things the East Coast Doesn't Understand About the West Coast

Thrillist | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel

By: Daisy Barringer Credit: Flickr/Adam Baker (edited) Whether they've been here or not, East Coasters tend to have pretty strong opinions about wh...

The 10 Best Bakeries in America

Thrillist | Posted 11.10.2015 | Taste

By: Kristin Hunt Credit: Sean Cooley/Thrillist You've heard the phrase "like a kid in a candy store," but what's the grown-up equivalent? Like a du...

What Does It Mean to Be a Father in the Digital Age?

Richard Freed | Posted 11.09.2015 | Parents
Richard Freed

I believe it's time to reconsider what it means to be a father in America. Sure, we could look for guidance to the pre-smartphone era. But many 80s and 90s fathers spent far too much time in front of the TV at the expense of their children. Instead, a model that embodies what children need is the nineteenth-century American frontier father.

Junk Food: From Confusion to Clear and Simple Truth

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I was somewhat startled, and quite concerned, to learn directly from the source while sipping coffee together, that my wife was confused by the latest...


Carl Corey | Posted 11.05.2015 | Arts
Carl Corey

If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company.

How Campaign Finance Disenfranchises America's Silent Majority of Socialists

The Conversation US | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics
The Conversation US

It took the excitement generated by the political campaign of a self-described socialist, Bernie Sanders, to put into stark relief the extent to which the United States political system fails to reflect and respond to the aspirations of most Americans.