Today Bradley Manning was convicted on 20 of 22 counts, including violating the Espionage Act, releasing classified information and disobeying orders. That's the bad news. The good news is he was found not guilty on the charge of "aiding the enemy." That's 'cause who he was aiding was us, the American people. And we're not the enemy. Right?
Cracked is one thing but, contrary to my first impressions, Snowden and Palin are smart, even cunning. Like a Fox. Who cares if you're cracked? There's a fortune to be made in fanatics.
A Snowden accompaniment flotilla of prominent and peace-loving Americans could assemble at the Moscow airport, and fly together from Moscow to Caracas. Snowden could fly from Moscow to Caracas under the protection of our company, like the Fellowship of the Ring.
With national security at risk, an important conversation has begun in Washington, D.C. and caught fire around the dinner table all over the country. What do you like more? Your privacy? Your safety? Both?
This past week, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) posted on their web site a list of what they believe are some of the best movie theaters in the world. And listed as #1 is the historic State Theatre of Traverse City, Michigan, an incredible movie palace.
Life isn't only a happiness or tranquility fest, one where emotional regulation means calming and nothing more. It also means the amping up of motivation when there are obstacles to be faced, challenges to be met.
Over one hundred prominent public leaders, entertainers and civil rights icons have signed a letter to President Obama urging him to support extensive criminal justice reform for our youth. And, specifically, they are calling for his support of the Youth PROMISE Act.
March 23, 2013 was the 10th anniversary of Michael Moore's film Bowling for Columbine. The award-winning documentary plunged deep below the surface, ...
Changing one's mind about an issue and coming into the proverbial light is seen as a sign of seriousness and credibility. And it certainly should be celebrated and commended. But these converts are often treated with more respect than those who were right from the very beginning.
Someday a Sandy Hook mother - or a Columbine mother, or an Aurora mother, or a mother from massacres yet to come - will say, like the mother of Emmett Till, "I just want the world to see." And then nothing about guns in this country will ever be the same again.
I know it takes BuzzFeed time to write all the articles about 17 Celebrity Puppies You Didn't Know Are Bisexual. (I'm not judging, I just clicked on that myself.) But it would be great if they could find some time in the day for journalism too.
The controversy and shortcomings of Zero Dark Thirty has opened a critical conversation and debate. Hopefully it will lead to brave new Hollywood storytelling about these years when America went in search of monsters to destroy, and ended up slaying things once held dear.
There was a question that was on everybody's lips: "What is wrong with us, how do we stop our violent madness?" Where did that conversation go?
Last night, as an elected Governor of the Documentary Branch, I and my fellow Governors were co-hosting the nominee dinner for the documentary filmmakers. But one of the nominated directors was not there -- Emad Burnat, the co-director of the Oscar-nominated 5 Broken Cameras.
I don't want to be a statistic any longer. I don't want to be a "baby boomer" that is living longer but sicker than my parents. I don't want the illnesses that can be prevented by simply moving more and eating right.