Sam Sacks

White House Joins CIA in Discrediting 9/11 Commission's Allegations of Saudi Involvement

Administration spokesman Josh Earnest is changing his tune regarding the release of a classified portion of the congressional 9/11 report, just days after the Director of the CIA claimed the section should not be disclosed to the public.

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How Washington Is Doing Its Best to Ensure Another Financial Crisis Is Coming

The following is an excerpt from We Don’t Have an Endless Amount of Time, a new book from The District Sentinel.

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Reversing Policy, Feds Will Now Confirm or Deny If Certain Individuals Are on 50,000-Person No-Fly List

The US government is loosening its lips about a secret database that prevents tens of thousands of people from boarding airplanes to and from the United States.

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Ayn Rand's Gospel of Selfishness and Billionaire Empowerment Is Plaguing America

Thirty years after her death, Ayn Rand’s philosophy of selfishness and billionaire empowerment rules the world. It’s a remarkable achievement for an ideology that was pushed to the fringes for most of her life, and ridiculed on national television in a notorious interview with Mike Wallace.

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Dear Whole Foods CEO, This Is What a Fascist Looks Like

Whole Foods CEO, John Mackey, doesn’t know what a fascist is.

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How We Can All Make Money Like the Billionaires

When the Royal Dutch Shell Kulluk rig got stuck on the rocky shores of Alaska on New Year’s Eve, the people of that state paid close attention. Not just because they worried about the potential for another environmental disaster in their backyard, but because they pay close to attention to their state’s oil industry in general since they each make a lot of money off of it.

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Why You Can Kiss Public Education (and the Middle Class) Goodbye

Quick - when you hear "public housing," what picture jumps into your mind?  Or "public hospital"? 

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Glenn Beck Has the Paranoid Conspiracy World Cowering with "Agenda 21"

When the Corporate Elite tells us we need to be afraid of something, they almost always expect to make some money off our fear.

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Give BP the Death Penalty

What does it take for a foreign corporation to get the corporate death penalty in America? That's a question we need to ask ourselves, after news broke yesterday of BP's legal settlement over its Gulf oil spill disaster in 2010.

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Typical 'Job Creator' Behavior -- Use Obamacare as an Excuse to Mistreat Their Own Workers

Republicans want us to think millionaire Zane Tankel, the CEO of Applebee’s New York Franchise and owner of forty Applebee’s restaurants, is a “job creator.” But after Tankel went on the Fox Business network last week, we know him for who he really is: a Scrooge who can’t be bothered to give his employees health insurance.

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Danger Ahead: The Oligarchs Don't Understand That Economic Collapse Happens When They Get All the Money

Let’s face it, if your opponent in Monopoly scoops up Boardwalk, Park Place, North Carolina Avenue, Pacific Avenue, both utilities, and the four railroads – that’s game over.

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How America Is Turning into a 3rd World Nation in 4 Easy Steps

New reports that Taiwanese transnational manufacturing corporation Foxconn may be opening up some plants in the United States indicate that our nation has now entered the terminal fourth stage of "third-worldization" or what may be better referred to simply as "recolonization."

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Can Towns Bar Chick-fil-A From Opening New Stores for Its Explicit Anti-Gay Stance?

The dust-up between Chick-fil-A and the mayors of Boston and Chicago finally got interesting on Monday when it turned into a debate over corporate personhood.  

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