Catherine Crier

Catherine Crier

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New York / Author, journalist, political independent, and former Texas judge. Inspired by John Adams' insight, "Ideology is the science of idiots." My new book, Patriot Ac
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Major investment in our national infrastructure is essential for economic growth at home and abroad. Polling conducted by the NRDC suggests that 66% of Americans want increased government spending on transportation and are willing to pay for it by way of increased sales tax or tolls.

Major investment in our national infrastructure is essential for economic growth at home and abroad. Polling conducted by the NRDC suggests that 66% of Americans want increased government spending on transportation and are willing to pay for it by way of increased sales tax or tolls.

Dilan Samo holds a picture of slain U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens during a candlelight vigil outside the Libyan Embassy in New York City. Stevens was killed Sept. 11 during an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, by a mob angered about a film that mocked the prophet Mohammed. Photo By John Minchillo, AP

Please stop hating a whole group because of a few bad seeds! Muslim women Holding a Picture of U. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens During a Candlelight Vigil Outside the Libyan Embassy.

As inflammatory rhetoric and ideological warfare threaten the very pillars of democracy, true patriots must join the battle armed with facts, not deadly weapons and destructive plots. Anti-government “Patriot” groups that engage in domestic terrorism are a real threat to our Republic.

Imagine you stroll into your place of employment sporting a Gadsden Flag hat or t-shirt and your employer immediately suspects you are a racist because of it.

As lobbyists make record sums and taxpayer dollars continue to flood Wall Street accounts, voters must realize that the fundamental principles of American democracy—capitalism, free-enterprise—are being dismantled by elected officials who claim they support traditional conservative principles.

Today’s cartoon is used with the permission of Matt Wuerker and the Cartoonist Group.

DARPA’s “Plan X” provides a glimpse into this dark arena, including military strategies to defend cyberspace and online “attack systems.” Check out the article from Wired’s Danger Room, then read Daniel Roelker’s “Pillars of Foundational Cyberwarfare” for an overview of this 21st century threat.

DARPA’s “Plan X” provides a glimpse into this dark arena, including military strategies to defend cyberspace and online “attack systems.” Check out the article from Wired’s Danger Room, then read Daniel Roelker’s “Pillars of Foundational Cyberwarfare” for an overview of this 21st century threat.

In the absence of any criminal charges filed against him, former NJ Governor Jon Corzine is reportedly planning to start up his own hedge fund; this as authorities close a ten month criminal investigation into the sudden bankruptcy of his firm, MF Global, and 1.2 billion in client funds that still remains “missing.”

In the absence of any criminal charges filed against him, former NJ Governor Jon Corzine is reportedly planning to start up his own hedge fund; this as authorities close a ten month criminal investigation into the sudden bankruptcy of his firm, MF Global, and 1.2 billion in client funds that still remains “missing.”

A recent study from BMJ shows that for every one dollar spent on research alone, Big Pharma spends nineteen on marketing and advertising for brand-name drugs, not to mention the enormous sums paid to keep generic drugs off the market. Your thoughts?

Shocking: The Pharmaceutical Industry The top 20 big pharmaceutical companies spend 26 times more than the rest of the biotech field combined.

What we desperately need is tough, independent-minded Americans demanding an honest assessment of our problems. If either the idealists or the “aristocrats” take control, the game is surely over.

At TC Disrupt New York, the White House’s chief geeks -- CTO Todd Park and CIO Steve Van Roekel -- rang the bell for Silicon Valley to step up and help.

Unless we take immediate action to reduce human contributions to global warming, rising temperatures and wildly fluctuating weather patterns will produce major social disruption and potentially cause great conflict.

Marion Kujawa looks over a pond he uses to water the cattle on his farm in Ashley, Ill. Kujawa has been digging the pond deeper after it began to dry up during the current drought.

We need to teach our students that the ability to reason – to analyze, research, question, articulate, debate, and extrapolate – is the essence of an educated mind. Read a few of the historical and scientific “facts” taught in these Louisiana voucher schools and share your thoughts on whether they should receive millions in public funding.

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