Rise of ISIS and America’s ‘Oppressive’ Lack of Control

Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. Where is Saddam Hussein when you need him? Granted, his illegal acts were of serious concern to the West. But compared to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), they lack the most blatant cruelty and sadistic brutality which ISIS militants have openly displayed. Such social ills and injustices are sometimes caused less by the consequences of oppressive control than of oppressive lack of control. Undeniably, the most recent exhibition of America's Read more [...]

Let’s Get Small: The Rise of Artisanal TV Comedy

On Feb. 15, Saturday Night Live marks its 40th anniversary. What is there to say about the show that wasn’t true on its 25th, that won’t be on its 50th, 100th, or whatever numbering system will be used by the sentient cockroaches who take over civilization and SNL? That it’s a TV legend. That’s it’s shaped decades of American comedy. And that it isn’t what it used to be. Of course, people have been saying that SNL isn’t what it used to be since, oh, 1976. Read more [...]

Ansel Elgort Strips Down for Hero Magazine & Chats About Rise to the Top

He’s a breakout star after his captivating role in “The Fault in Our Stars,” and now Ansel Elgort is stripping down (literally) to chat about his successful year. The 20-year-old struck a few shirtless poses for Hero Magazine’s Issue12 and chatted about his role in the teen-centered flick and working with Adam Sandler in “Men, Women & Children.” “I couldn't be happier about being known for The Fault in Our Stars," Ansel explained. "I'm lucky because a lot of people get known Read more [...]

Tensions rise as white St. Louis police officer shoots black man dead

A young black man was shot to death by an off-duty white police officer in St. Louis on Wednesday night, and a tense crowd gathered at the scene nearly two months to the day after a white policeman shot an unarmed black man to death in the nearby suburb of Ferguson.
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The U.S. Debt: Why It Will Continue To Rise

The federal debt has been on the rise since President Nixon decoupled the dollar from the gold standard in 1971. Learn how and why this opened Pandora's 'Money' Box. We'll also examine how much the debt rose during various periods (from 1966 until today) and where it will go from here. This article is filled with a wealth of information in easy to understand language. If you would like to understand more about the federal government's debt problem, this article is for you. After all, Washington's Read more [...]

The Rise of Marlon Moraes Continues at World Series of Fighting 13

When a fighter falls into a rhythm, it is a special thing to witness, and Marlon Moraes is in the process of writing a brilliant chapter of his mixed martial arts career.  The 26-year-old Brazilian has entered a stage of development where his skill set is firing on all cylinders, and it has been absolutely overwhelming for the opposition he's faced inside the cage. Since signing with the fledgling World Series of Fighting promotion back in 2012, Moraes has been a nightmare matchup for anyone Read more [...]

Runway Models Are Not Happy with Kendall Jenner’s Rise to Fame in the World of Fashion

Amidst the hustle and bustle of fashion week, Kendall Jenner stepped out in New York City on Friday afternoon (September 5). The 18-year-old model toted around her portfolio as she showed off her toned tummy in a merlot colored crop top and black jeans. In related news, plenty of runway models are not happy with Kendall’s sudden rise to fame in the fashion industry. “Unfortunately, it affects non-celebrity models by taking away paying jobs and great opportunities for non-celebrity models Read more [...]