With Christmas mere hours away, I've been thinking a lot about what we've been subjected to the last month. Threats, stalling, fear-mongering, rumors of deals, offers, counter offers, and more - have been whirring around our heads... and yet we've nothing to show for it. And after all that, Congress packed it's bags and went... read more
On the heels of Thursday's segment featuring Toure's interview with acclaimed photographer Howard Schatz, is a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the filming process with Toure and producer Nick Tuths (@nick_noheart).... read more
This morning NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, responding (a week after the fact) to the Newtown massacre, said that “the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.” He laid out a plan which included putting “armed police officers” in every single school across America. read more
A week after the massacre that broke America's heart we're uncertain if meaningful change will occur. The NRA's shameful press conference was actually the rollout of a new product: a gun in every school! The answer to every problem is always buy more guns.... read more
Last night, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) failed to get enough of his own party to vote for his “Plan B” fiscal cliff package. After “Plan B” was pulled from the House floor the House officially delaying all legislative business until after the Christmas holiday. Now, we are left with only six days after Christmas for Speaker Boehner to work out a... read more
Four State Department officials are resigning following the release of a critical report detailing how the State Department made key mistakes that led to the September 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.... read more
As soon as you hit the stairwell you can smell it.
The air in Gleason's boxing gym isn't so much pungent, as it is heavy. Heavy with sweat, heavy with breath, and heavy with years of people beating the crap out of each other.
I'm sorry, that was less poetic than I'd hoped it would be. read more
MSNBC’s “The Cycle” which premiered in 2012 is a live, one-hour ensemble opinion show that features conservative commentator Abby Huntsman, author and pundit Touré, The Nation correspondent Ari Melber and former Congressional candidate Krystal Ball. The Cycle is a “TIS” show – topical, interesting, and smart. The panel brings a young perspective on everything from politics, the economy, the media, sports and popular culture. You never know who or what might be discussed at the table.