Articles by: Rika Christensen

GOP Official Won’t Give Up, Posts More Offensive Anti-Gay Comments To Facebook

GOP Official Won’t Give Up, Posts More Offensive Anti-Gay Comments To Facebook

Last week, he called homosexuals ‘filthy’ and claimed they’re disease ridden. This week, Dave Agema doubles down on the idea that homosexuality is unnatural and dangerous.

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Wisconsin Falls From 11th To 44th In Job Creation In 2 Years: Governor Walker Blames Workers

Wisconsin Falls From 11th To 44th In Job Creation In 2 Years: Governor Walker Blames Workers

In the two years since Governor Scott Walker was elected to lead Wisconsin, the state has gone from 11th in job creation nationwide to 44th, so who does he blame but the workers?

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Michigan GOP Official Reveals Himself For The Bigot He Is With Facebook Post

Anybody who supports equality and gay rights will likely find it insulting, and will turn away from a politician who supports it.

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Sandy Hook Shooter May Have Used NRA’s Own Literature To Hone Skills For Sandy Hook Massacre

If makers of violent video games are held responsible for their role in mass shootings, the NRA should be more careful about who can purchase their instructional manual.

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Image from screen capture of Bill O'Reilly ranting on Fox News.

Bill O’Reilly, Bible Thumper, Attacks Marriage Equality Opponents For ‘Bible Thumping’

But in 2005, Bill O’Reilly claimed that marriage equality would lead to people being able to marry a goat. In 2009, he flip-flopped and said the animals in question were ducks, turtles, and dolphins.

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Michele Bachmann And Campaign Staff May Be Guilty Of Campaign Ethics Violations

Michele Bachmann And Campaign Staff May Be Guilty Of Campaign Ethics Violations

The Congresswoman and former presidential candidate is under investigation for ethics violations.

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Conservative Supreme Court Justice Will Have To Face Lesbian Cousin During Marriage Equality Hearings

Conservative Supreme Court Justice Will Have To Face Lesbian Cousin During Marriage Equality Hearings

The Supreme Court begins hearing oral arguments on two cases regarding gay marriage, and Chief Justice Roberts’ cousin, Jean Podrasky, will be in attendance.

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This Man Has A Drunk Woman On His Sofa: Watch What Happens Next (VIDEO)

This Man Has A Drunk Woman On His Sofa: Watch What Happens Next (VIDEO)

She drank too much and passed out at this guy’s house. She totally got what she deserved.

Religious Bullying Could Become Reality In Kentucky If This Happens

Religious Bullying Could Become Reality In Kentucky If This Happens

Kentucky’s legislature may overrule the governors veto of a bill which would in effect allow any form of discrimination based on an individuals religious views.

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Utah Congressman To Federal Employees: Pay Back Taxes Or You’re Fired

Utah Congressman To Federal Employees: Pay Back Taxes Or You’re Fired

This kind of selective targeting when it comes to tax liability is typical of Republicans; punish the little guy in every way possible.

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GOP Calls For Reaching Out To Minorities, Arkansas GOP Push New Minority Suppression Law

RNC found that every-day people see the GOP as made up of stuffy old men who are close-minded and extremely out of touch… can they change?

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Republican Congressman Disparages LGBT Protections In VAWA, Targets Transgender Women

Republican Congressman Disparages LGBT Protections In VAWA, Targets Transgender Women

Stockman – ‘It’s called a women’s act, but then they have men dressed up as women, they count that. Change-gender, or whatever. How is that — how is that a woman?’

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Conservatives Frustrated With Paul Ryan’s Same Ol’, Same Ol’, Budget Ideas

Conservatives Frustrated With Paul Ryan’s Same Ol’, Same Ol’, Budget Ideas

Conservatives all over the place are upset about Paul Ryan’s budget plan, which is basically last year’s plan recycled. Must have had some copies left over.

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Religious Conservative Compares Being Gay To Robbing A Bank

Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association, had some words for Senator Portman regarding his changed position on same-sex marriage.

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Jobless Claims Continue To Fall Despite GOP’s Continued Attempts At Austerity

Jobless Claims Continue To Fall Despite GOP’s Continued Attempts At Austerity

Considering our recent growth in the jobs market, despite a tax increase and uncertainty about the sequester, it’ll be interesting to see what happens in March and April.

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Bill O’Reilly Again Defends Equating Homosexuality With Pedophilia (VIDEO)

Bill O’Reilly Again Defends Equating Homosexuality With Pedophilia (VIDEO)

Bill O’Reilly is once again defending an implication that being gay is equivalent to pedophilia and sexual abuse.

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Illinois GOP State Representative, Jeanne Ives; @PinkNews.com

Illinois GOP Rep. Says Gay Relationships Are ‘Disordered’ And Her NO On Equality Is ‘Courageous’

‘They’re trying to weasel their way in to acceptability so they can start to push their agenda down into the schools…’

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Humorless Breitbart Falls For Satire – Paul Krugman Is Not Bankrupt

Humorless Breitbart Falls For Satire – Paul Krugman Is Not Bankrupt

Breitbart has been ‘Onion’d,’ or in this case, ‘Currant’d.’ The satire publication they cited earlier today regarding economist Paul Krugman’s supposed bankruptcy was The Daily Currant.

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Newt Gingrich Offers To Fund Canceled White House Tours With Donald Trump’s Billions

Newt Gingrich Offers To Fund Canceled White House Tours With Donald Trump’s Billions

The Donald’s amenable, but are White House Tours essential to the Secret Service’s mission? And can the President accept private donations to cover programs cut by the sequester?

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Iowa Republicans Aim To Eliminate Youth Vote By Refusing To Teach Them How

Iowa Republicans Aim To Eliminate Youth Vote By Refusing To Teach Them How

If Iowa Republicans have their way, the state will no longer require schools to teach voting statutes and procedures in high school government classes.

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