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BREAKING: Iran Halts Oil Exports To Britain & France In Retaliation For Impending EU Embargo

BREAKING: Iran Halts Oil Exports To Britain & France In Retaliation For Impending EU Embargo

The move is currently seen as a token gesture towards those countries

by Walt Dismay· · Current Issues
Victim Of Bullycide Drew Ferraro’s Family Fights Back Against Bullying

Victim Of Bullycide Drew Ferraro’s Family Fights Back Against Bullying

With the grief still raw from his suicide, the family of Drew Ferraro has decided to join the fight to end bullying

by Guest Writer· · Current Issues, News
Rick Santorum Sings The Praises Of Income Inequality (VIDEO)

Rick Santorum Sings The Praises Of Income Inequality (VIDEO)

The captains of American industry no longer wake up every morning thinking about how to make the economy stronger and their workers more financially secure. They wake up every morning thinking about how they can screw over their workers to make more profit for themselves. And that is exactly what Rick Santorum is rooting for.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Bigots Attack Student For Editorial Supporting Gay Rights

Bigots Attack Student For Editorial Supporting Gay Rights

Violence and intimidation are simply the conservative way.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Smoke Screens And Enormous Lies, Boehner And The XL Pipeline

Smoke Screens And Enormous Lies, Boehner And The XL Pipeline

The tar oil will trade at the same prices as oil from any other source, including oil from the Middle East. The quantity projected is insignificant enough that its addition to the world supply will not reduce prices globally or domestically.

by Dave Grimmer· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
More Hypocrisy From Santorum

More Hypocrisy From Santorum

Considering his strict adherence to Catholicism, it’s not surprising that his personal view would be against the use of contraception, but as a ‘conservative,’ one would expect him to be a strong supporter of ‘individual liberty’ and keeping government out of your personal business.

by Dave Grimmer· · News
GOP Lawmaker: The Pill Is Bad Because It Causes Cancer…In Men (VIDEO)

GOP Lawmaker: The Pill Is Bad Because It Causes Cancer…In Men (VIDEO)

Birth control pills, although taken exclusively by women, aren’t really about women. They are about men. Isn’t everything? Birth control pills, it seems, can cause prostate cancer in men.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Shhh! Don’t Tell Republicans That Women Vote!

Shhh! Don’t Tell Republicans That Women Vote!

Unemployment is going down but is still at an unacceptable number. People in this country are hurting. So what are Republicans talking about? Contraception. And women aren’t invited to the conversation.

Maryland Legislature Passes Marriage Equality Bill

Maryland Legislature Passes Marriage Equality Bill

The Maryland General Assembly has passed a marriage equality bill by a vote of 71-67. The bill will allow same-sex couples to get married beginning in January 2013.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Chris Wallace Of Fox News Defends MSNBC For Firing Potential Co-Worker Pat Buchanan (AUDIO)

Chris Wallace Of Fox News Defends MSNBC For Firing Potential Co-Worker Pat Buchanan (AUDIO)

I was surprised to read that while appearing on Fox’s Mike Gallagher Show, Chris Wallace actually agreed with MSNBC that Pat Buchanan was a flaming bigot (my words) and that firing him was their decision to make.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Rush Limbaugh Claims Planned Parenthood ‘Needs Unwanted Babies’ Because ‘They Make Their Money From Abortions’ (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh Claims Planned Parenthood ‘Needs Unwanted Babies’ Because ‘They Make Their Money From Abortions’ (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh went into a tirade about Planned Parenthood today, claiming that they promote sex and pornography because they ‘need unwanted babies.’ He also perpetuated the myth that they make most of their money off of abortions.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Alabama Latest State To Attempt Teaching Creationism To Public School Students

Alabama Latest State To Attempt Teaching Creationism To Public School Students

In the never-ending battle to teach religious dogma in public schools, the GOP in Alabama has introduced a bill that will lift a ban on ‘release time’ classes that will allow students to leave school grounds and study Creation ‘Science’ in a different location. The school would only be involved so far as to give an elective credit to students that participate.

by Walt Dismay· · News
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Police Foil Suicide Bomber Attempt on Capitol Hill

The U.S. Capitol Police today arrested a Moroccan man who believed that he was wearing a suicide-vest filled with explosives.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Numbers Aren’t Enough Evidence For Sarah Palin As She Desperately Claims The Economy Isn’t Improving (VIDEO)

Numbers Aren’t Enough Evidence For Sarah Palin As She Desperately Claims The Economy Isn’t Improving (VIDEO)

Palin took her anti-intellectualism to a new level yesterday, when she stated that she doesn’t believe that the economy is improving, because the employment numbers are inaccurate.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Virginia Republicans Look To Approve State Sanctioned Rape

Virginia Republicans Look To Approve State Sanctioned Rape

The procedure is called a transvaginal ultrasound and it’s what Republicans in Virginia want to force women to go through if they want an abortion. After passing the GOP dominated Senate, the Republican controlled House is poised to pass SB 484, which will force pregnant women to be violated if they want an abortion.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Fox News Tends To Confuse Humor With Gross Absurdity

Fox News Tends To Confuse Humor With Gross Absurdity

In a dumbed-down Fox and Friends appearance, Fox Business’ “Follow the Money” host Eric Bolling (think Glenn Beck lite for Wall Street types) responded to recorded comments made by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California) in a somewhat unnerving fashion.

by Joseph Ascanio· · News
NJ Governor Chris Christie Poised To Veto Same-Sex Marriage Bill

NJ Governor Chris Christie Poised To Veto Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Just a few days ago, the State of New Jersey’s Senate passed a bill legalizing gay marriage. There was partying in the streets of Hoboken, right? Wrong. Unfortunately for the citizens of New Jersey, their ‘small government’ Governor holds their civil rights in his veto hand and his pen is cocked.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Indiana Senate To Vote On Bill To Withdraw From Medicare, Medicaid And Other Federal Health Programs

Indiana Senate To Vote On Bill To Withdraw From Medicare, Medicaid And Other Federal Health Programs

Indiana Senate Republicans want to give Governor Daniels the power to withdraw the state from Medicare and Medicaid, which would effectively throw all senior citizens and poor people in the state under the bus.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
A Silver Lining In the Housing/Securitization Cloud

A Silver Lining In the Housing/Securitization Cloud

Some good came out of the housing bust and the securitization collapse. Don’t get me wrong; I’m not celebrating it. Overall it sucked big time. Lots of good, hardworking people lost their jobs and homes. The bust stuck us with more problems than Rick Santorum would have speaking to a women’s rights rally hosted by Ellen and Planned Parenthood.

Poor Republicans Angry At Government Because Government Doesn’t Do Enough

Poor Republicans Angry At Government Because Government Doesn’t Do Enough

For poor people, voting Republican isn’t going to get them any closer to not being poor. The sad thing is, at least according to a Pew Research Poll, is that on some level, they know it, but they keep voting Republican anyway

by Wendy Gittleson· · News