The best news articles and opinion pieces from the last twelve months
Some great new writers have joined our team in the last year including Chad R. MacDonald, Sean Everett and Wendy Cooper just to name a few. Not to mention the writers who have been with us since the beginning such as Julian Drury and Michelle Simmons.
2015 is shaping up to be a busy, but productive year for us. With the recent additions of writers Michael Eric Brown, Thomas Boyd, and Katy-May Hudson and a complete site overhaul expected in the first quarter of the new year, 2015 is looking bright indeed.
In the meantime, enjoy the Best of Quiet Mike’s news articles and opinion pieces from the year that was. From all of us, to all of you, we thank you!
Bush Administration Lawsuit Hearing Scheduled for Sept. 11th – A hell of a coincidence that a civil lawsuit hearing in regards to the Bush Administration’s crimes in Iraq would be scheduled for September 11th.
Abused by the State: Police Brutality Statistics – A deeper look into systemic abuses of power, their causes, and the ways people can keep themselves and others safe.
The Last Gasp of the Republican Majority – Signs point to a GOP Majority ending in 2016 and not returning anytime soon.
The Facebook God is an Awesome God – He’s everything you could want in a deity, you might even think he’s the real deal.
The Jenny McCarthy Epidemic – Not vaccinating yourself from preventable diseases puts everyone at risk.
Drought Nation: Seven States Running Out of Water – Seven states are currently running out of water and only one of them is doing something about it.
The Evil Empire of Amazon – The online retailer’s practices are making Walmart look like a good alternative.
The Second Amendment and the Right to Overthrow the Government – A conversation with a libertarian left me fearful of the Cliven Bundy fervor.
What I Learned about Planned Parenthood – The near century old organization has been incredibly important for women’s health throughout the decades.
The Nonsense Narrative of American Exceptionalism – Shattering the myth of American greatness.
Sam Brownback and the Republican Destruction of Kansas – How Kansas conservatives are crushing the State’s future
The Ottawa Shooting is not a National Tragedy – In order to put the shooting in Ottawa behind us, as Canadians, we need to stop bullshitting ourselves.
The Tragic Life of Christopher Lopez – Christopher Lopez’s case demonstrates the sheer ineptness that exists in our prison system.
How Gun Nuts Get Away With Insanity – Gun nuts are making their insane presence known on social media.
10 Companies that Progressives Should Boycott – Corporations that are bad for our health, our wallet, our environment and our ideology.
Saudi Arabia: America’s Greatest Frenemy – How long should the United States remain friends with the country that continues to complicate American Foreign Policy?
A Feminist’s Response to Men’s Rights Activists – Feminism simply means you believe in equality.
The Tea Party’s Founding Fathers Mythology – Why the Founding Fathers fetishists need a history lesson.
Hillary Clinton 2016: Not the Right Woman for the Job – After looking up to the former First Lady for years, I now realize who she really is.
Killing Michael Brown has made Darren Wilson a Millionaire – Only in America could a police officer get rich by killing an unarmed black man.
Storm of Gun Trolls: The Bully Offense – Gun trolls exemplify the type of person not responsible enough to own firearms.
Democrats the Party of Racists? The Myth of the Liberal Dixiecrats – Debunking the myth that Republicans love to repeat.