Articles by: Shannon Barber

Breaking: Jimmy Lee Dykes Dead, Five-Year-Old Hostage Safe (VIDEO)

Breaking: Jimmy Lee Dykes Dead, Five-Year-Old Hostage Safe (VIDEO)

Alabama schoolbus shooter and Doomsday survivalist Jimmy Dykes is dead after week-long stand-off with law enforcement; the five year old boy he kidnapped and dragged into his bunker is now free and safe.

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Bill O’Reilly Caught Pretending He Was Part Of History – So What Else Is New?

Bill O’Reilly Caught Pretending He Was Part Of History – So What Else Is New?

There will be those who say ‘storytelling abilities’ are a good thing, that he’s here to sell books, and a little embellishment is just fine if it serves that purpose.

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1965 photo of "church ladies" from the I ♥ Vaiden, MS page.http://www.vaiden.net/

Misogyny 101: School Asks Only Girls Not To Curse

This pledge sends a disturbing (and misogynist) message to non gender-conforming high school students.

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Panetta On Meet The Press: ‘Knives Out For Hagel,’ But Unenthusiastic About Selection (VIDEO)

Panetta On Meet The Press: ‘Knives Out For Hagel,’ But Unenthusiastic About Selection (VIDEO)

The consensus on this morning’s show seemed to be that Senator Hagel was unprepared for the confirmation.

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Cheerleaders from Kountze High School in Texas hold up sign displaying Bible Verse, "If God is for us, who can be against us? (Romans 8:31)

According To One Third Of Americans, God Has Nothing Better To Do Than Help Their Favorite Teams Win

According to a recent study, one-third of Americans believe that god decides the outcomes of sporting events.

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Fox Sunday – GOP Senator Smacks Fox For Blaming Hillary For Benghazi, Discussion Of Women In Combat

Fox Sunday – GOP Senator Smacks Fox For Blaming Hillary For Benghazi, Discussion Of Women In Combat

Fox News can’t get a break, even from the Republican guests on its shows now.

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Atheist high school students organize; @ National Catholic Report

Atheist? Not If You Want To Finish High School in Arizona

Get a life. You cannot and will not sneak fundamentalist Christianity into public schools and essentially make being an atheist illegal.

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First Lady Rolls Eyes At Boehner – This One Is For The History Books (VIDEO)

First Lady Rolls Eyes At Boehner – This One Is For The History Books (VIDEO)

Just when I thought it wasn’t possible for me to love Michelle Obama even more than I already do, she does something that makes me laugh, beam with pride, and fall in love with her all over again.

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Obama’s Second Inauguration Comes At A Fitting Time In Date And In History

Obama’s Second Inauguration Comes At A Fitting Time In Date And In History

It is touching that this is happening on the same day the nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as President Barack Obama would not be where he is without Dr. King’s contributions.

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Feds Investigating Felonious Gun Nut

Feds Investigating Felonious Gun Nut

How does a person convicted of manslaughter obtain 18 assault weapons and other firearms, along with 40,000 rounds of ammunition?

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Governor ‘Good Hair’ Rick Perry Thinks The Solution To Gun Violence Is Prayer

Governor ‘Good Hair’ Rick Perry Thinks The Solution To Gun Violence Is Prayer

Ah, prayer. I know that it gives comfort to many, for any infinite number of reasons. However, this is not a religious nation.

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This is not considered child abuse but states still ban gay couples from adopting? Sure, makes perfect sense!

Westboro Whackos Will Be At The Presidential Inauguration- With Permission

They protest at these places in order to provoke people into attacking them, and, thus, filing and winning law suits.

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Fun new video game from the NRA…@  Poking Snakes

Despicable Insensitivity: NRA Shooting Game Has Coffin-Shaped Targets, Approved For Ages 4+

The NRA blamed violent games for the Sandy Hook shooting; now, it is promoting the very thing it claims is responsible….approved for ages 4+!

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NEWSFLASH: Tucson Republican Joins Democrats – GOP ‘Is An Ideological Outlier’

NEWSFLASH: Tucson Republican Joins Democrats – GOP ‘Is An Ideological Outlier’

Welcome to the side of sanity! Glad to have you.

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Armed slaves would’ve stopped slavery? @ History.org

Gun Nut Says Arming Slaves Would Have Prevented Slavery

Gun nuts tend to be conservative, white, Republican males. I don’t think this demographic is in touch with reality when it comes to things like racism.

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Thinkin' about it....

Paul Ryan Ponders The Presidency

Hey Ryan, if you couldn’t win with Mittens, what makes you think you can win the top spot for yourself?

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High school in Taft, CA.

BREAKING: Another School Shooting Reported In California, Interrupts Biden’s Meeting On Guns (VIDEO)

Of the two injured parties, one refused medical treatment, and the other was airlifted to Kern Medical Center.

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Piers Morgan on set @

Official White House Response: We Will Not Deport Piers Morgan For Talking on TV

To Alex Jones: Get over yourself and take some Thorazine before all that anger gives you a stroke.

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Is There Room For MODERATE Republicans? One Group Thinks So

Is There Room For MODERATE Republicans? One Group Thinks So

This is a centrist group that wants to work with both parties and avoid extremes.

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Roxana Green, a mother whose child was shot in the Tucson, AZ shooting, speaks out for Demand A Plan. http://www.demandaplan.org/

Gun Control Ad Featuring Mother Of Slain Child Will Set NRA’s Panties On Fire (VIDEO)

DemandAPlan.org’s heart wrenching ad features a bereaved mother demanding, ‘When will you stand up to the gun lobby? Whose child has to die next?

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