Hysteria

Donald Trump Has Driven the Country to a Dark Precipice of Hysteria and Fear 2

Donald Trump Has Driven the Country to a Dark Precipice of Hysteria and Fear

Donald Trump has pushed the country to a dark precipice of hysteria and fear. The national mood is unparalleled since the 17th century Salem witch trials and the Red Scare of the 1950s, two of the darkest periods in U.S. history. Motivated by greed and political gain of the monied few, his administration and Republicans in Congress are engaged in an unprecedented assault on institutions that safeguard the civil rights and liberties of all citizens....
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Cannibal Cop Gilberto Valle Guilty, Or Thought Crime Victim?

Gilberto Valle, the NYPD officer who became known as the cannibal cop, even though he never actually ate anyone, was found guilty today (Mar. 12) and faces life in prison. Has justice been done, or was Valle convicted for a thought crime? It's hard to engender much sympathy for someone who fantasized about committing the worst kinds of crimes, but the question is critical in the age of the Internet....