Articles by: Abby Miller

Maybe because we don’t have royals of our own, we focus our attention on the British Royal Family... or celebrities who tend to be poor substitutes. Image  @ CelebrityNetWorth

What Is It About The British Royals That Appeals To Americans?

Maybe because we don’t have royals of our own, we focus our attention on the British Royal Family… or celebrities who tend to be poor substitutes.

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It's not about Marc Anthony's place of birth. The real issue is that racism against Hispanics, especially those who are American, is an everyday occurrence. Video screenshot.

Racist Tweets Aimed At Grammy-Award Winning NYC Native Who Sang ‘God Bless America’ (VIDEO)

It’s not about Marc Anthony’s place of birth. The real issue is that racism against Hispanics, especially those who are American, is an everyday occurrence.

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Woman Attacks 73-Year-Old Musician On Stage After He Dedicates Song To Trayvon Martin (VIDEO)

Lester Chambers was performing at a blues festival was attacked on stage, allegedly for dedicating a song to Trayvon Martin.

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Misogynist Right-Winger Erickson Jokes About Coat Hangers After Texas Abortion Bill Passes

What would Erickson and his fellow misogynists do if men kept getting pregnant and desperately risking coat hanger abortions to avoid having children?

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Gun Used To Kill Trayvon Martin Will Be Returned To Zimmerman, Who Plans To Carry It

Gun Used To Kill Trayvon Martin Will Be Returned To Zimmerman, Who Plans To Carry It

George Zimmerman’s gun is being returned to him after he was found not guilty in the death of 17-year olf Trayvon Martin.

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In Texas, Tampons Are A Bigger Threat Than Guns According To The Capitol Police

That’s right. Guns aren’t seen as a threat, but tampons are. The message is crystal clear: The war on women is real, ladies. Very real.

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3 Hispanic Workers File Suit Against Target Over Racist ‘Multi-Cultural Training Tips’ (VIDEO)

3 Hispanic Workers File Suit Against Target Over Racist ‘Multi-Cultural Training Tips’ (VIDEO)

‘They may say ‘OK, OK’ and pretend to understand, when they do not, just to save face.’

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GOP Senator Wants TN To Reelect Him For Protecting Their Right To Fish In Unsafe Waters (VIDEO)

GOP Senator Wants TN To Reelect Him For Protecting Their Right To Fish In Unsafe Waters (VIDEO)

Senator Lamar Alexander Jr. has gone on the attack against the US Army Corp of Engineers, demanding that they let people die in unsafe waters or else.

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True Fiscal Responsibility: Kentucky Becomes The Latest State To Kick Private Prisons Out

True Fiscal Responsibility: Kentucky Becomes The Latest State To Kick Private Prisons Out

Private prisons cost more, have far worse results, encourage massive corruption and are a blight on the conscience of the country. Kentuckians finally decided that they’ve had enough.

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The Star And Stripes: Eight Things Every American Should Know About Their Flag (IMAGES)

The Star And Stripes: Eight Things Every American Should Know About Their Flag (IMAGES)

On this 4th of July let us turn our eyes at the Flag of the Republic, and learn about Old Glory on this, the 237th birthday of the United States of America.

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Kansas GOP Keeps Pushing Abstinence-Only Agenda By Punishing Working, Single Parents

Governor Sam Brownback (R-KS) continues to prove he is absolutely heartless, by now proposing to dramatically increase the cost of childcare in his state.

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Could Prop 8 Ruling Help Paula Deen Get Part Of The Lawsuit Against Her Dismissed?

Could Prop 8 Ruling Help Paula Deen Get Part Of The Lawsuit Against Her Dismissed?

There is something inherently cringe-worthy and exploitative about using the logic of the recent Prop 8 ruling to attempt to dismiss Paula Deen’s lawsuit.

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Plaintiffs In Prop 8 Case Finally Marry After Years Of Fighting For Their Rights

Plaintiffs In Prop 8 Case Finally Marry After Years Of Fighting For Their Rights

As the state prepares for the expected rush for marriage licenses, the four plaintiffs in the case were married within ninety minutes of each other.

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Right Wing Nut Jobs: DOMA Decision Means The End Of Straight Marriage, Civilization (VIDEOS)

Right Wing Nut Jobs: DOMA Decision Means The End Of Straight Marriage, Civilization (VIDEOS)

The Supreme Court upholding the US Constitution is a sign of the End Times to a fanatical branch of the right-wing.

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In this country we are allowed a trial. Where did this armed man receive permission to make himself judge, jury, and executioner of the alleged robber? Graphic @SneakerFiles

Man Reportedly Harassing People Waiting In Line To Buy Sneakers Is Shot And Killed By Armed Customer

In this country we are allowed a trial. Where did this armed man receive permission to make himself judge, jury, and executioner of the alleged robber?

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NC Gov. McCrory Quietly Repeals Law Aimed At Eliminating Proven Racial Bias In Death Penalty Cases

NC Gov. McCrory Quietly Repeals Law Aimed At Eliminating Proven Racial Bias In Death Penalty Cases

Though not all of the 153 death row inmates can prove racial bias, the repeal of the law is a major blow to those who may have a legitimate case.

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Teaching an anti-bullying lesson by bullying a 6-year-old child? Flawed logic at its finest. Image by Bob Owens, San Antonio Express-News @BeaumontEnterprise

Former Kindergarten Teacher Faces Jail Time After Directing Students To Hit A ‘Bully’

Teaching an anti-bullying lesson by bullying a 6-year-old child? Flawed logic at its finest.

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Paula Deen vs. those who reacted. Image @CocoaFab

Pot, Meet Kettle: Answering Racism With Sexism In The Paula Deen Scandal

Paula Deen vs. those reacting to her. As one of my colleagues said, it’s as if someone popped the lid off Ugly and let it all spill out.

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Texas Republican Says Poor People Eat Too Much, So We Need To Cut Food Stamps

Texas Republican Says Poor People Eat Too Much, So We Need To Cut Food Stamps

Representative Gohmert (R-TX) claims that poor people are fat, so they shouldn’t complain about not having enough to eat.

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In a move that surprised some Alaskans and all Republicans, Sen. Lisa Murkowski has endorsed marriage equality. Image @Facebook

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski Decides To Buck Party And Back Marriage Equality

While there are detractors, many support Lisa Murkowski’s bold move. Time, or perhaps the next election, will tell us if it was political suicide.

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