Articles by Eric Brown
- Pope Francis' 5 Most Radical Statements On Capitalism And Poverty
November 26 2013 11:43 AM
Since his election eight months ago, Pope Francis has repeatedly attacked unregulated capitalism for excluding the poor. Here are some of his most radical statements.
- Five Things To Know About Angola
November 25 2013 7:47 PM
Find out more about the Republic of Angola, which reportedly banned Islam.
- Iran Nuclear Deal May Lead To More Sanctions From Congress
November 25 2013 12:04 PM
Many Congress members may in part be outraged by the secrecy of the negotiated deal with Iran.
- Less Than 30 Percent Of Americans Can Remember Kennedy's Assassination 50 Years Later
November 23 2013 10:14 AM
While nearly every American alive during Kennedy's assassination remembers the event, those that can do make up less than 30 percent of the population.
- Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds Released From Hospital After Son's Attempted Murder/Suicide
November 23 2013 10:13 AM
Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds was released from the hospital Friday, three days after his son Arthur stabbed him multiple times before committing suicide.
- Rep. Trey Radel's Cocaine Conviction Leads To Leave Of Absence
November 21 2013 2:44 PM
Tea Party Republican Representative Trey Radel will take a leave of absence from Congress after pleading guilty to cocaine possession.
- US Senate Dems Deploy 'Nuclear Option'
November 21 2013 2:01 PM
Harry Reid, D-Nev., who has pushed to eliminate filibusters, was compelled after Republican filibusters blocked the appointment of three judicial nominees.
- Congressman Admits Cocaine Charge, Heads For Rehab
November 20 2013 2:45 PM
Tea Party Republican Rep. Trey Radel will enter rehab in his home state of Florida after pleading guilty to cocaine possession.
- University Of Texas Student Group Cancels 'Catch An Illegal Immigrant' Contest
November 19 2013 5:43 PM
A conservative group in Austin canceled a planned "catch an illegal immigrant" event after widespread backlash.
- Who Are The Mystery Mega Donors Funding Karl Rove With Eight-Figure Donations? Crossroads GPS Won't Tell
November 19 2013 5:09 PM
Because Crossroads GPS is free to withhold information on its donors, we may never know who contributed eight figures or more to 2012 Republican campaigns.
- Cheney Sides With Straight Daughter (And Senate Candidate) In Marriage Feud
November 18 2013 6:24 PM
Former Vice President Dick Cheney issued a statement supporting his daughter Liz Monday amid a public family feud over same-sex marriage.
- Obama Will Press Senate To Lay Off More Iran Sanctions
November 18 2013 6:02 PM
Obama will meet with Senate leaders from both parties on Tuesday to urge them not to pursue further sanctions against Iran.
- 2014 NDAA, Now In Senate, Could Finally Mean The End Of Guantanamo
November 18 2013 5:29 PM
Years after Obama issued an executive order for Guantanamo's closure, a Senate bill could finally spell the end of the controversial military prison.
- Obama Pushes For Emergency Unemployment Insurance Extension
November 15 2013 6:42 PM
The president is asking Congress for an emergency extension of unemployment insurance benefits to last until the end of 2014.
- The Atlanta Braves' Move To Cobb County Is About Race, Not Transportation
November 14 2013 2:25 PM
The Braves' move to the 'burbs isn't about convenient transportation but separating white fans from Atlanta's black population.
- Obamacare Enrollment To-Date: Super Low
November 13 2013 4:53 PM
Only 106,000 Americans have selected health insurance plans through HealthCare.Gov or other state marketplaces, the Obama administration says.
- Sarah Palin: Media Is Portraying Pope Francis As A Liberal
November 13 2013 10:14 AM
Former veep candidate Gov. Sarah Palin says she's taken aback by Pope Francis' "liberal" statements, but wonders if it's media distortion.
- Green Tea: The Surprising Tea Party Environmentalists
November 12 2013 5:44 PM
Debby Dooley is a Tea Party Patriot and self-described "dangerous right-wing extremist." So why is she working with the Sierra Club?
- 'Brosurance' Ad Creators Are Back With Casual Sex-Centric Obamacare Ads for Ladies
November 12 2013 5:17 PM
The creators of last month's "brosurance" ad are back, promoting Obamacare with a woman looking for casual sex.
- Richard Cohen Has A Problem With Interracial Marriage
November 12 2013 12:13 PM
Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen apparently thinks it's common to gag at the sight of an interracial couple.