Top Articles by Ben Cohen
In the mind of a religious fundamentalist like Mike Huckabee, sins are forgivable if you too are a religious fundamentalist. So when good Christians cover up molestation within their own family, then lecture everyone else on sexual immorality, it’s A-OK with Mike.
George W. Bush once said, “We want everybody in America to own their own home…this is an ownership society.” But US home ownership has now hit a 20 year low, largely due to millennials opting out of the house buying culture that has come to define America. Reports the Huffington Post: According to the USCB, home… Read More
In a graduation speech at his granddaughter’s high school last Thursday, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia revealed that he believes humanity has been around “some 5,000 years or so.” Speaking to the crowd of teenagers and parents, he said: Class of 2015, you should not leave Stone Ridge High School thinking that you face challenges that… Read More
Generally speaking, anyone involved with the advertising industry should be hung drawn and quartered. But occasionally, creative types in the ad world absolutely nail it. Case in point: whoever is behind summer blockbuster “Jurassic World’s” marketing campaign at Universal Pictures.
If Huckabee wants to learn how to better follow in the ways of his spiritual savior and not denigrate people who suffer immense emotional trauma due to gender identity issues, he should look no further than former president George W. Bush. Yes seriously.
Is the current Bernie Sanders craze a real thing, or will it peak and splutter in the coming months? Ben Cohen rumbles with some conservatives on the socialist candidate.
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JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon helped drive the global economy into the dirt by selling toxic mortgage backed securities. All is well though, as Dimon is now a billionaire. Too bad for the tax payer, who unwittingly paid for it all.
Remember y’all, Lindsey Graham is a good ol’ Southern Christian who loves war and definitely, definitely ain’t gay…
Welcome to America in 2015, where gigantic corporate conglomerates dangle large quantities of cash in front of poor people, then make them cry as they grapple with feelings of shame over accepting it,
Cruz’s mind blowing hypocrisy was made all the more obscene when you take into account that this was the same Tea Party Senator who voted against federal aid for victims of Hurricane Sandy because he deemed much of the spending to be ‘wasteful’.
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In a hilarious segment on his show, Jon Stewart took apart the GOP line up for the 2016, ripping into the likes of Rick Santorum, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham and Donald Trump, who has announced he is mulling a bid for the job. Referring to Trump as “Fuckface von Clownstick,” Stewart pilloried the real estate mogul for… Read More
This Editor Wants More Black People Locked Up and Declares Rudolph Giuliani the Savior of African Americans
In a breathtakingly stupid think piece for Politico, National Review editor Rich Lowry laid out his rationale for locking up more young black men.