Articles by: Shannon Barber

Michele Bachmann Goes On Epic Christmas Eve Rant, Says Obama Supports Islamic Jihad (AUDIO)

Michele Bachmann Goes On Epic Christmas Eve Rant, Says Obama Supports Islamic Jihad (AUDIO)

Michele Bachmann shows how nutty she is every time she opens her mouth. This time, she decided to celebrate Christmas Eve by telling a hate group leader that the President supports Islamic Jihad “at every turn.”

by Shannon Barber· · News
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Delta Airlines Employee Smuggles Guns Onto Planes, Charged With Gun Trafficking (VIDEO)

In an alarming security breach this holiday season, a Delta Airlines employee has been caught smuggling more than 150 firearms onto an estimated 20 flights undetected.

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Rush Limbaugh Goes On Furious Racist Rant At The Thought Of A Black James Bond (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh went on an epically racist rant, all to protest the very POSSIBILITY of a black James Bond.

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Let’s Talk About Poor Shaming, And Why It Isn’t Okay

Poor shaming is a problem in America, and many of the myths about the abilities of impoverished people to do better contribute to the growing problem of classism.

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Louisiana Man Faces Up To 40 Years In Prison For Massive Child P*rn Collection

Robert Swan is facing up to 40 years in prison for possessing one of the largest collections of child pornography ever found in the state. What can be done to stop these people from ruining the lives of innocent children?

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Tony Perkins Says His Crusade Against Gay People Is Like Rescuing Someone From A Burning Building (AUDIO)

Tony Perkins is actually crazy enough to believe that his crusade against LGBT rights is some kind of heroic way of “saving” the LGBT community, as one would save someone sleeping in a burning building.

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Right’s Token Black Sheriff Says Michael Brown Was ‘Co-conspirator In His Own Death’ Because He ‘Chose A Thug Life’ (AUDIO)

African- American darling of the far right Sheriff David Clarke has revealed himself to be what we already knew he was: a man who is racist against his own race when he commented on the Michael Brown situation in Ferguson.

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Anti-Government Tea Party Nuts Want To Take Over AZ County, Set Up New Government (VIDEO)

Anti-Government Tea Party Nuts Want To Take Over AZ County, Set Up New Government (VIDEO)

Richard Mack and the Constitutional County project actually believe that they can start their own government in Navajo County, Arizona.

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Satanic Temple Will Put Up A ‘Holiday Display’ To Complement Michigan Nativity Scenes

Satanic Temple Will Put Up A ‘Holiday Display’ To Complement Michigan Nativity Scenes

The Satanic Temple is once again exercising its First Amendment rights to demonstrate just how silly religious displays on public property can get by erecting a display on the Michigan Capitol grounds next to the traditional nativity scenes.

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Darwin Proves What Women Have Known For Ages: Men Are Idiots

Darwin Proves What Women Have Known For Ages: Men Are Idiots

There is a way to solve the gender debate about which sex is smarter once and for all: the Darwin Awards. Overwhelmingly, a study done on just that proves that men are just not as smart as us ladies.

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NYPD Union Throws Hissy Fit At ‘Lack Of Support’ From de Blasio, Tries To Ban Him From Officer Funerals

In an epically childish tantrum, an NYPD police union is trying to ban Mayor Bill de Blasio from attending the funerals of fallen officers due to his so-called “lack of support” of the police and their murderous racial profiling.

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Rifle Manufacturer Bushmaster Being Sued By The Parents Of Sandy Hook Victims

Some parents of the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting are suing Bushmaster, the manufacturer that produced the AR-15 used by shooter Adam Lanza. Hopefully they win, and it sends a powerful message about responsibility and accountability.

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‘Twin’ From Ex-Gay Group PFOX’s Billboard Is Not A Twin At All, But He Is Gay (VIDEO)

Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays (PFOX) used a stock photo of a gay model, pretending he was an identical twin, to promote the “science” that nobody is born gay. This man is now speaking out against their actions.

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Members Of Homophobic Church Indicted On Charges Of Kidnap And Abuse Of Gay Parishioner (VIDEO)

This time, religious homophobes have gone too far. Let’s hope these “church” members go to prison where they belong.

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Sexist Utah Charity Bans Honor Student From Volunteering Because She Wore Pants (VIDEO)

Honor student Ellie Kaiser wore a professional pant suit to volunteer her own valuable time at a Utah charity event. She was turned away because she was not wearing a dress or a skirt.

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Glenn Beck Goes On Epic Rant Because ‘Family Guy’ Made Fun Of Jesus (VIDEO)

Glenn Beck loses it in yet another epic rant, this time whining about “Family Guy” making fun of Jesus.

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‘One Million Moms’ Turns Its Hate To ABC’s ‘How To Get Away With Murder’

One Million Moms has turned their hate parade against a new target: ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder.”

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Gordon Klingenschmitt On Lesbians Seeking Marriage: ‘Some People Are In A Hurry To Run Into Hell’ (VIDEO)

Notoriously bigoted nut Gordon Klingenschmitt is at it again, this time mocking a lesbian couple with very real concerns about Texas’ lack of marriage rights for same-sex couples.

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6-Year-Old Boy Shot While Watching Cartoons Becomes Third Gun Death In His Family

This family has already suffered so much tragedy and death. Now, a 6-year-old boy is dead, again, because of gunfire.

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#HumansOfHomophobia: Highlighting The Harsh Truth Of Being Queer In America

Olan Harrington, the author of “The Day I Held My Boyfriend’s Hand,” has inspired me to share a story of homophobia from my own life.

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