Articles by: Matthew Desmond

15 Major Differences Between Occupy Wall Street And The Tea Party Protests

15 Major Differences Between Occupy Wall Street And The Tea Party Protests

I read an article recently, which compared the origins of the Occupy Wall Street movement to the origins of the Tea Party movement. As someone who has paid attention to both movements, I believe nothing could be further from the truth. Below are just 15 differences between the Occupy Wall Street protests, and the Tea Party movement.

The Difference Between What Liberals Believe, What Libertarians Believe, And What Ron Paul Believes

The Difference Between What Liberals Believe, What Libertarians Believe, And What Ron Paul Believes

In order to help inform people of the difference between the terms ‘liberal’, ‘libertarian’, and ‘Ron Paul’, I’ve made a list of 5 key issues showing the difference between what liberals, libertarians, and Ron Paul believe.

Love Vs Law

Love Vs Law

My goal isn’t to ask you to agree with me or even accept me; it’s to have you realize that we are people too who deserve equal rights.

by Matthew Desmond· · Political Rants
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
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
Congressman Ron Paul. (R-TX)

10 Quotes That Make Ron Paul Sound Racist

There’s been a lot of speculation over whether or not Ron Paul is a racist. Read the quotes for yourself, and see if you believe Ron Paul is a racist.

Republican presidential hopeful, Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX). (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

You Might Be A Ron Paul Supporter If…

For anyone that doesn’t support Ron Paul, and has ever tried to talk to his supporters, you’ve probably realized that they are unaware of all the things they are supporting by endorsing Ron Paul. Here’s a list of just 21 reasons someone might be a Ron Paul supporter. Feel free to add your own, in the comments on this article.

Newt Gingrich. Image from http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2011/12/15/gingrichs-anger-management/

Adele Sings About Newt Gingrich (PARODY VIDEO)

There’s a great video circulating, which purports to be an un-aired Grammy clip, of Adele singing about Newt Gingrich. The video isn’t actually from the Grammys, and the voice in the video isn’t actually Adele, but it’s still a great song and makes some excellent points about Newt Gingrich.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
BREAKING: California’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Is Ruled Unconstitutional

BREAKING: California’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Is Ruled Unconstitutional

Today the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Prop 8, moving us one step closer towards same-sex marriage in California.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
ThinkProgress Catches Rush Limbaugh Picking His Nose During The Superbowl (IMAGE)

ThinkProgress Catches Rush Limbaugh Picking His Nose During The Superbowl (IMAGE)

The website ThinkProgress was able to catch an interesting screenshot of Rush Limbaugh tonight during the Superbowl, which they posted on their facebook page.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Unfortunately, this is a choice which MANY Americans are faced with.

Republicans Are Literally Willing To Let People Die To Decrease Our Debt

Republicans seem to believe that the biggest problem in our country is our debt. Despite the fact that people die because of lack of healthcare. Despite the fact that people are dying because of lack of food. Despite the fact that people are killing themselves because they don’t feel like they can go on living with the problems they face.

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Fox News Host Says ‘The Recession Was Good For Kids’ Because They ‘Need An Attitude Adjustment’ (VIDEO)

Fox News’ hosts are known for insensitive remarks, and yesterday was no exception. During Fox News’ ‘The Five,’ co-host Andrea Tantaros described why she believes the recession was a good thing for this generation of children. She explained that the millennial generation feels too entitled, and because of that kids ‘need an attitude adjustment.’

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Why SOPA/PIPA Is A Threat To The Internet As We Know It (VIDEOS)

Why SOPA/PIPA Is A Threat To The Internet As We Know It (VIDEOS)

The overwhelming point of these videos is that SOPA/PIPA isn’t just a threat to the people who use content that could be considered infringing, it’s a threat to the entire internet as we know it.

Addicting Info’s Most Popular Articles Of 2011

Addicting Info’s Most Popular Articles Of 2011

I’ve compiled a list of Addicting Info’s 25 most popular articles of 2011, as chosen by our readers. Each view is a vote, and each of these articles received between 50,000 and 300,000 views.

Fox News Blatantly Lies About Ron Paul Leading GOP In Iowa (IMAGE)

Fox News Blatantly Lies About Ron Paul Leading GOP In Iowa (IMAGE)

Personally, I’m not a fan of Ron Paul. Despite my personal feelings towards him, I like Fox News’ propaganda even less, so I wasn’t surprised to see that they blatantly lied about a new poll, which shows Ron Paul leading the GOP in Iowa.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Americans Use YouTube To Show They ‘Dislike’ Rick Perry; 284,000 And Rapidly Growing (LINK)

Americans Use YouTube To Show They ‘Dislike’ Rick Perry; 284,000 And Rapidly Growing (LINK)

Apparently many people were unhappy with Perry’s latest video, because a massive campaign began on facebook, to get the video as many ‘dislikes’ as possible. At the time of this article, more than 284,000 people have clicked ‘dislike’ on the video, compared to only 3,000 who have clicked ‘Like’

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Bill Maher. Image from http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-04-10/entertainment/30077095_1_bill-maher-koran-religion

A Christmastime Message About Greed, From Bill Maher (VIDEO)

It’s Christmastime again, and many people criticize the greed that seems to run rampant in America during a season which is supposed to be about family, and spreading good cheer. Bill Maher weighed in on this issue.

by Matthew Desmond· · Current Issues
Rush Limbaugh Refers To People Who Aren’t White, Working Families As ‘Losers In Life’ (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh Refers To People Who Aren’t White, Working Families As ‘Losers In Life’ (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh is known for his inflammatory rhetoric, and race-baiting. Limbaugh went into a tirade today, stating that Obama is abandoning the votes of ‘working, white families’ in favor of the ‘losers in life.’

by Matthew Desmond· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Glenn Beck Endorses Michele Bachmann. Does Anyone Care? (VIDEO)

Glenn Beck Endorses Michele Bachmann. Does Anyone Care? (VIDEO)

Yesterday Glenn Beck went on The O’Reilly Factor, to explain why he supports and will vote for (but doesn’t officially endorse) Michele Bachmann.

by Matthew Desmond· · Information and Resources, News
Ann Coulter Attacks Cain Accuser, Because ‘She’s An Unemployed Single Mother’ (VIDEO)

Ann Coulter Attacks Cain Accuser, Because ‘She’s An Unemployed Single Mother’ (VIDEO)

During an interview last night on Fox News, with Sean Hannity, Coulter was chomping at the bit to discuss Ginger White, the woman claiming that she had a 13 year affair with Herman Cain.

by Matthew Desmond· · News