Articles by: Rika Christensen

Australia's Bureau of Meteorology interactive weather map with new colors (courtesy of CommonDreams.org), plus Satan, because every thing's better with Satan. https://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/01/08

‘Climate Change Is Real,’ Says Virtually Every Scientist In The World

A recent survey found that only 23 articles, out of nearly 14,000 on climate change, rejected anthropogenic climate change

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Will Republicans Help Avert The Sequester? Obama Says ‘There’s Nothing That I Can Do’

It’s hard to believe that the GOP is willing to make devastating cuts that would hurt constituents in their home states just to make a point.

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Louisiana Parish Files Suit Against BP For Unpaid Damages From The Deepwater Horizon Disaster

A Louisiana parish that was among the most severely affected by the Deepwater Horizon disaster is suing British Petroleum (BP) for not paying on a single claim.

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Department Of Defense Could Easily Save Its Own Money If It Would Just Audit Itself Properly

Department Of Defense Could Easily Save Its Own Money If It Would Just Audit Itself Properly

Lt. Col. Ralph Peters of the U.S. Army compared it to ‘Donald Trump claiming he can’t afford a cab.’

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President Obama’s Approval Highest In 3 Years While GOP’s Stands At Record Low

President Obama’s Approval Highest In 3 Years While GOP’s Stands At Record Low

The findings may give the president political leverage to get some of his demands met by Congress, and puts pressure on Congressional Republicans to actually do something real about the sequester.

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Fox News Host Makes Ignorant Comment About Rape, Issues Lukewarm Apology (VIDEO)

Fox News Host Makes Ignorant Comment About Rape, Issues Lukewarm Apology (VIDEO)

Even the other talking heads on Fox were taken aback by the idiocy.

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Maryland County Temporarily Bans Gun Shows On Public Property, Gun Rights Nuts Outraged

Maryland County Temporarily Bans Gun Shows On Public Property, Gun Rights Nuts Outraged

Prince George’s County has put a halt to all gun shows for the indefinite future and has gun nuts screaming about, what else?, tyranny.

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Fox News: Obstructionism Is Bad When Dems Do It, Good When It’s The GOP

Fox News: Obstructionism Is Bad When Dems Do It, Good When It’s The GOP

Fox News once again shows its hypocrisy in praising Senate Republicans for refusing to vote on Chuck Hagel’s confirmation.

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Income inequality; David G. Klein @ The New York Times

Ever-Growing Income Inequality Is Bad For Economic Recovery

There simply aren’t enough people in the 1% to spur the demand that’s needed, and we’ve spent 30 years watching the trickle-down theory fail miserably.

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The Secret Money Anonymously Funding Anti-Climate Science

Those who advocate against the science behind climate change have a new weapon, the anonymous donor groups known as Donors Trust and Donors Capital Fund.

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Former GOP Rep. Joe Walsh Plans To Sue The Chicago Sun-Times For Deadbeat Dad Piece

Former GOP Rep. Joe Walsh Plans To Sue The Chicago Sun-Times For Deadbeat Dad Piece

Ex-U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh now plans to sue the Chicago Sun-Times for its Feb. 11 piece about his requesting the courts to end his child support obligation because he’s out of a job.

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Former GOP Congressman And Dead Beat Dad Joe Walsh Tries To Ditch Paying Child Support Again

Former GOP Congressman And Dead Beat Dad Joe Walsh Tries To Ditch Paying Child Support Again

Republicans, especially Tea Party Republicans, complain constantly about ‘those’ people not taking any personal responsibility but never seem to want to take any of their own…

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Unexpected Slowing Of Healthcare Costs Helps To Reduce The Federal Deficit

Unexpected Slowing Of Healthcare Costs Helps To Reduce The Federal Deficit

This unexpected slowing of the growth of healthcare costs is not going to address the entire deficit either.

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NRA Backs Bill That Could Outlaw Anti-Smoking Campaigns

Guns don’t kill according to the NRA, and apparently cigarettes don’t either if the bill that they are backing becomes law in Kansas.

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Focus On The Family’s Director Calls Marriage Equality ‘A Really Pernicious Lie of Satan’

Focus On The Family’s Director Calls Marriage Equality ‘A Really Pernicious Lie of Satan’

Glenn Stanton invents his own history, claiming that same sex marriage leads to the destruction of society

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Ann Coulter Says ‘Screw You’ To President, And Blames Him For Reagan’s Actions (VIDEO)

Ann Coulter Says ‘Screw You’ To President, And Blames Him For Reagan’s Actions (VIDEO)

She then invoked the fallacious slippery slope argument by saying that universal registration will lead to ‘universal confiscation,’ which, of course, leads to ‘universal extermination.’

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GOP Strategist Encourages GOP To Embrace Universal Background Checks

GOP Strategist Encourages GOP To Embrace Universal Background Checks

Republican strategist Ana Navarro believes that Republicans would do well to get behind universal background checks for gun purchases as the best strategy for their floundering party.

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Right-Wing Nut Claims Birth Control Pills Result In Tiny Dead Babies Littering The Uterus

Right-Wing Nut Claims Birth Control Pills Result In Tiny Dead Babies Littering The Uterus

They may not be coming for your guns, but they might be coming for your birth control pills if this ever manages to gain any momentum.

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Facts About The Changes To The ‘Contraception Mandate’ In The ACA

Facts About The Changes To The ‘Contraception Mandate’ In The ACA

Note to Hobby Lobby: merely calling yourself a religious organization based on the beliefs of you, the owner, does not mean you actually are a religious organization.

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Chris Matthews accused of “media-induced voter suppression” @ The Daily Caller

Conservative Author Accuses MSNBC Of Suppressing The GOP Vote By Being Mean

A biased media still only discourages people from voting; GOP wants laws passed that would actually prohibit people from exercising their right to vote.

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