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Pretty Doggone Good for a Failed Presidency

Pretty Doggone Good for a Failed Presidency

As the world watched the last U.S. combat troops cross over the Iraqi border into Kuwait; one could easily be inclined to contemplate on what, by today’s standards, constitutes a failed presidency, since the Obama administration has been tagged with that label regularly.

On The Fifth Day Of Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me: How The Gingrich Stole Christmas, 2011

On The Fifth Day Of Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me: How The Gingrich Stole Christmas, 2011

It’s time our kids crawl down off Santa’s soft lap and scrub the floor at his feet!

by Wendy Gittleson· · Political Humor
Lesbian Woman Tackles a Verbal Assailant

Lesbian Woman Tackles a Verbal Assailant

Most homophobes of course don’t realize that their profound disdain for LGBT people is really a reflection of their own insecurities; e.g. ‘How dare you act upon a feelings I won’t let myself think about.’

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Rush Limbaugh Picks On Poor Kids, Says They Should Starve At School (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh Picks On Poor Kids, Says They Should Starve At School (AUDIO)

On his radio show, Limbaugh whined about poor students being on the School Meal Program, saying that feeding them instead of letting them starve turns them into ‘wanton waifs and serfs dependent on the state.’

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Democratic Senator Ron Wyden Turns Traitor, Stands With Paul Ryan On Privatizing Medicare

Democratic Senator Ron Wyden Turns Traitor, Stands With Paul Ryan On Privatizing Medicare

On Thursday, Democratic Senator Ron Wyden turned his back on progressive ideals and joined Paul Ryan in his effort to privatize Medicare, despite the fact that Democrats and a majority of the American people rejected Ryan’s plan. The pair offered a plan that would partially privatize the popular health care program that millions of senior citizens rely on.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
On The Fourth Day Of Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me: The Twelve Days Of Conservative Movement Christmas

On The Fourth Day Of Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me: The Twelve Days Of Conservative Movement Christmas

On the eighth day of Christmas the dummies gave to me
Eight Malkins clucking,
Seven Puppets writing,
Six Newts a laying,
Five Death Panels ,
Four Blackboard Truths,
Three Fox & Friends,
Two Suckers Koch,
And a secular socialist presidency.

by Wendy Gittleson· · Political Humor
History Or Bigotry? A Landlord Hangs ‘White Only’ Sign On Pool

History Or Bigotry? A Landlord Hangs ‘White Only’ Sign On Pool

Pre-Civil Rights Movement, ‘white only’ signs dotted the country. Everything from the finest restaurants to not-so-fine diners bragged of their ‘exclusivity.’ We thought that type of bigotry was gone, at least until a landlord in Ohio posted a ‘white only’ sign at her apartment building’s swimming pool.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Allen West Compares Democrats to Nazis

Allen West Compares Democrats to Nazis

On Thursday afternoon, Rep. Allen West added to his list of inflammatory comments since he took office in January. Speaking to reporters, West compared the Democratic Party and President Obama to Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Minister of Propaganda under Adolf Hitler.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Recovering From Authoritarian Simpatico Syndrome (ASS): ‘Because the Cops Don’t Need You and Man They Expect the Same’

Recovering From Authoritarian Simpatico Syndrome (ASS): ‘Because the Cops Don’t Need You and Man They Expect the Same’

Witnessing the acts and utterances of Republican presidential candidates can be regarded as a helpful psychological exercise, a type of ‘exposure therapy’ involving the development of methods used to bear the presence of unbearable people who insist on evincing the history of human ignorance, duplicity and insanity.

On The Third Day Of Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me: A Funky Christmas (VIDEO)

On The Third Day Of Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me: A Funky Christmas (VIDEO)

Get ready to dance to the season! Enjoy a Holidelic Holiday!

by Wendy Gittleson· · Current Issues
Michele Bachmann Wants To Enact Sharia Law – The Christian Version (VIDEO)

Michele Bachmann Wants To Enact Sharia Law – The Christian Version (VIDEO)

Bachmann ignores the fact that no one is suggesting that the US Constitution be usurped by Sharia Law. On the other hand, Bachmann herself is suggesting that the Constitution be usurped by Christian law, only in her version, it won’t be limited to just Christians. All American citizens will have to abide by her version of Christian law.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Anti-Gay ‘Family Values’ Republican Mayor Latest To Come Tumbling Out Of The Closet

Anti-Gay ‘Family Values’ Republican Mayor Latest To Come Tumbling Out Of The Closet

Question: How many skeletons are in the GOPs’ closet? Answer: NONE! There’s too many Republicans hiding in it!

by Walt Dismay· · News
Newt Gingrich Declares That He Will Abolish Federal Courts And Judges He Disagrees With (VIDEO)

Newt Gingrich Declares That He Will Abolish Federal Courts And Judges He Disagrees With (VIDEO)

Newt Gingrich declared war against the nation’s courts on Thursday during the GOP debate in Sioux City, Iowa. After host Megyn Kelly asked him about the viability of his proposed plan to gut the judiciary branch, Gingrich said that as President he would abolish any court and get rid of any judge that makes a decision that he disagrees with.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Idiots’ Delight: A Kentucky Church, Lowe’s, and Jimmy Fallon

Idiots’ Delight: A Kentucky Church, Lowe’s, and Jimmy Fallon

The three biggest idiots in the month of December are exposed.

Movie Review: The Last Mountain – The Coal Industry Declares War on Appalachia

Movie Review: The Last Mountain – The Coal Industry Declares War on Appalachia

Winning Progressive had the opportunity to see a movie called The Last Mountain, which is about the efforts of communities in West Virginia to challenge the most destructive form of coal mining – mountaintop removal mining (“MTR”).

Another Historic Example of the 1% Turning Members of the 99% Against Each Other (VIDEO)

Another Historic Example of the 1% Turning Members of the 99% Against Each Other (VIDEO)

If blue-collar cops in this country really buy the idea that the OWS movement is contrary to their personal and professional interests, it would seem that the 1% have once again, effectively turned some of the 99% against each other.

Trump Still Not Sure President Obama Was Born In America

Trump Still Not Sure President Obama Was Born In America

In an interview with Barbara Walters on The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011 Wednesday night on ABC, real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump said he is still not convinced President Obama was born in America.

by Guest Writer· · News
Herman Cain Says Democrats Helped Derail His Campaign, Because He’s Black

Herman Cain Says Democrats Helped Derail His Campaign, Because He’s Black

Former presidential hopeful Herman Cain believes that Democrats helped derail his campaign for the Republican nomination because they did not want a black Republican contender to run against President Obama in 2012.

by Guest Writer· · News
On The Second Day Of Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me: An Invitation To A LGBT Friendly Party

On The Second Day Of Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me: An Invitation To A LGBT Friendly Party

Whether you’re LGBT or as they say, ‘gay adjacent (like me),’ Wipeout Homophobia on Facebook is hosting a huge interactive, ongoing, online holiday party.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
NYC Cops Post On Facebook About Brutalizing Occupy Wall Street Protesters (IMAGE)

NYC Cops Post On Facebook About Brutalizing Occupy Wall Street Protesters (IMAGE)

Please feel free to contact the NYPD and offer your opinions Michael DeRosa, Sr., George Cruz, Wayne Rhatigan, Rey Hernandez and Michael DeMeo. Please share and ask your friends to do the same. It’s time to toss out some bad apples.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News