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It is a bombshell moment in this bizarre 2016 election, as Trump now has enough momentum to convince even the GOP establishment to get behind him. Indiana proved to be the decisive victory for Donald Trump in the GOP primary contest. Ted Cruz, who teamed up with Carly Fiorina as

Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Police officers in America possess an authority to enforce the will of the ruling class. This authority often manifests into immoral acts of state violence and extortion, as laws, no matter their cruel nature or intent, are callously enforced by people just doing

Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Despite the ongoing uproar over who can use which bathroom (newsflash, North Carolina, we’ve all done fine up to this point without your help) and debate on the finer points of Justin Bieber’s dreadlocks and subsequent shoring of them, plenty of actually-pertinent

Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. In April of 2013, Britain and France informed the United Nations that there was credible evidence that Syria used chemical weapons against rebel forces. Only two months later, in June of 2013, the United States concluded that the Syrian government did, in

Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Denver, CO — After an unarmed father was gunned down by Denver police, Anonymous launched an attack on multiple websites to raise awareness and seek justice for the victim. Members of the New World Hacking (NWH), an Anonymous affiliate, conducted a series

Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. A former Olympic wrestling champion who turned 50 last week has now appeared in video footage single-handedly fighting off seven police officers. Vyacheslav Oliynyk of Ukraine captured Olympic gold in the light heavyweight division of Greco-Roman wrestling in 1996 and had limited

Shawano, WI — According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, one out of every four students (22%) report being bullied during the school year. Often times, when the bullying goes unchecked, students are at increased risk for poor school adjustment, sleep difficulties, anxiety, and depression, according to the Centers for Disease

Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Moscow, Russia – During Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual call-in show on April 16, which received more than 3 million calls and lasted almost four hours, Putin clearly articulated what underpins the continuing animosity in the U.S.-Russia relationship when he was asked:

Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. North Catasauqua, PA — A Pennsylvania cop who chose to shoot a man’s beloved pet cat, rather than bring it to a veterinarian for a health check, will not be charged with animal cruelty — despite the rather murky circumstances of the

Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. With the “Affordable Care Act” now fully in place, the middle class is feeling the squeeze yet again through higher insurance costs, making quality health care unaffordable for many. On top of that, pharmaceutical drug prices continue to increase, especially cancer drugs