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The Fall of Citizen Cain

The Fall of Citizen Cain

Even as the South Carolina primary was mercifully coming to an end, several hundred conservatives were already gathering in a rally/religious revival at Lake Eola in Orlando, Florida. Cain was just one of a travelling band of anti-regulation minstrels attracted to the event that became known as ‘Conservatives United 2012.’

by Gil Wildridge· · News
The End Of The Libertarian Fantasy

The End Of The Libertarian Fantasy

Libertarians believe that corporations won’t do anything wrong if the government would JUST get off their back. Libertarians live in a fairy tale.

by Walt Dismay· · News
US Troops In Afghanistan Tell LGBT Teens, ‘It Gets Better’ (VIDEO)

US Troops In Afghanistan Tell LGBT Teens, ‘It Gets Better’ (VIDEO)

When people in uniform tell teens that it’s okay to be different, they mean it. OutServe.org, an organization of LGBT military personnel released a video showing teens that it truly does get better and they should know.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Senator Rand Paul, Son Of Ron Paul, Detained By TSA After Setting Off Metal Detector, Can’t Get On Plane

Senator Rand Paul, Son Of Ron Paul, Detained By TSA After Setting Off Metal Detector, Can’t Get On Plane

On Monday morning, Rand Paul set off an alarm while walking through a full body scanner while attempting to board a flight to Washington DC. Paul claimed it must have been a false alarm because he didn’t have any metal with him.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Rick Santorum Wants His Supporters To C.U.M. (IMAGE)

Rick Santorum Wants His Supporters To C.U.M. (IMAGE)

Rick Santorum apparently does not know what an acronym is.

by Walt Dismay· · News, Political Humor
Tennessee Tea Party Wants Slavery Removed From School Textbooks To Make Founding Fathers Look Good

Tennessee Tea Party Wants Slavery Removed From School Textbooks To Make Founding Fathers Look Good

Tennessee now wants to join Texas in changing American history as it is presented in textbooks and how it is taught by teachers in school.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Dropping Out of School Lunches

Dropping Out of School Lunches

An Arizona state senator is sponsoring a bill to allow public schools to opt out of the federal school lunch program.

by AmyMcMullen· · News
Romney Bows To Pressure, Will Release Tax Return…Yawn

Romney Bows To Pressure, Will Release Tax Return…Yawn

The longer the GOP Presidential trudges along, the more I find myself rooting for Mitt Romney. I could say that I find Romney slightly less scary than the alternatives, and maybe I do, but the fact is, Romney is, in my opinion, far more vulnerable than Newt Gingrich.

Oklahoma GOP Introduces Bill That Attacks Evolution And Climate Change

Oklahoma GOP Introduces Bill That Attacks Evolution And Climate Change

Republicans in Oklahoma have introduced the sixth anti-evolution bill of 2012. Introduced by State GOP Senator Josh Brecheen, SB 1742 would force the state board of education to assist school staffs in promoting “critical thinking, logical analysis, open and objective discussion of scientific theories including, but not limited to, evolution, the origin of life, global warming, and human cloning.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Romney Receives A New Endorsement: Rich Kids! (VIDEO)

Romney Receives A New Endorsement: Rich Kids! (VIDEO)

2012 is turning out to be the year of the Super PACS, and in fact the winner may be the one with the most money, either in his actual campaign coffer or in his somewhat more stealth Super PAC campaign coffer. One group thinks the winner should be the person with the mansions. That group is called Rich Kids for Romney and they released this ad:

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Maine Governor Resorts To Extortion To Throw People Off Of Medicaid.

Maine Governor Resorts To Extortion To Throw People Off Of Medicaid.

If you thought Republicans only resort to extortion and hostage taking on the national level, you would be quite mistaken. They’re perfectly content to threaten and bully on the state level to get their way as well. Case in point: Maine Governor Paul LePage has threatened to close down schools statewide unless he is allowed to throw 65,000 people off of MaineCare, Maine’s version of MedicAid.

by Walt Dismay· · News
South Carolina Picks Newt Gingrich Over Super Wealthy Flip Flopper Mitt Romney

South Carolina Picks Newt Gingrich Over Super Wealthy Flip Flopper Mitt Romney

The Palmetto state has chosen and their candidate is Newt Gingrich. Two weeks ago, Mitt Romney was ahead in the polls by a whopping 19 points over the rest of the field in South Carolina. In just this past week alone, Romney’s numbers collapsed, and Gingrich was the benefactor.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
As Newt Gingrich Takes The Lead In South Carolina Polls, Mitt Romney Supporters Bus In To Energize Campaign

As Newt Gingrich Takes The Lead In South Carolina Polls, Mitt Romney Supporters Bus In To Energize Campaign

Mitt Romney is getting nervous. After seemingly securing a landslide victory In South Carolina, Romney has had an awful week that has caused his numbers to plummet. So much so, that his main rival, Newt Gingrich, has taken the lead in multiple polls.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Wisconsinites Choose Stephen Colbert As Primary Challenger To Scott Walker

Wisconsinites Choose Stephen Colbert As Primary Challenger To Scott Walker

This week Wisconsin showed just how much they love Stephen Colbert, by voting for him as the preferred primary challenger to Scott Walker.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
US Newspaper Publisher Advocates Israeli Hit On Barack Obama

US Newspaper Publisher Advocates Israeli Hit On Barack Obama

Gawker.com is reporting that Andrew Adler, Owner/Publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times editorialized that one of the ways Israel could deal with its problems was to assassinate President Obama.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Georgia Judge Orders President Obama To Appear In Court To Defend Citizenship

Georgia Judge Orders President Obama To Appear In Court To Defend Citizenship

A judge in Atlanta, Georgia has ordered President Obama to show up at a hearing concerning a complaint filed by a citizen of the state who contends that Mr. Obama is not a natural-born citizen and therefore should be removed from the ballot in the Georgia Presidential primary.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Oklahoma Republicans Introduce Bill That Prohibits The Consumption Of Human Fetuses, Would Ban Stem Cell Research

Oklahoma Republicans Introduce Bill That Prohibits The Consumption Of Human Fetuses, Would Ban Stem Cell Research

How do you ban stem cell research? Bury it under a nonexistent problem like cannibalism.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
The True Meaning of Family: The Stories of Two Zac(h)s

The True Meaning of Family: The Stories of Two Zac(h)s

A loving family is a loving family even if the parents are the same sex. If only the Religious Right understood that.

Congressman Lamar Smith Kills SOPA After Massive Internet Outrage

Congressman Lamar Smith Kills SOPA After Massive Internet Outrage

In an announcement on Friday, Congressman Lamar Smith, the author of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) officially killed the bill after a day of massive protests that saw Wikipedia and Reddit go dark.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
How To Cure The Autism Epidemic? Make Believe It Doesn’t Exist.

How To Cure The Autism Epidemic? Make Believe It Doesn’t Exist.

Parents with autistic children already have a lot to deal with. They don’t need more aggravation from people who should know better.

by Walt Dismay· · News