Articles by: Shannon Barber

Senator Campfield Shows His Insensitivity Again With Refusal To Apologize For ‘Pressure Cookers’ Blog Joke

Senator Campfield Shows His Insensitivity Again With Refusal To Apologize For ‘Pressure Cookers’ Blog Joke

After Senator Stacy Campfield offended poor families by threatening their benefits if their parents don’t go to teacher conferences, now he refuses to apologize for an offensive ‘pressure cookers’ joke

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Republican Newsletter From Arkansas Advocates Shooting People Who Step Out Of Line

Republican Newsletter From Arkansas Advocates Shooting People Who Step Out Of Line

A quote from the April Edition of the Benton County, Ark. Republican Newsletter blatantly and boldly advocates violence against elected officials.

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Are You Ready For Another Bush In The White House? George Bush Endorses Brother Jeb

Are You Ready For Another Bush In The White House? George Bush Endorses Brother Jeb

‘The party ought to nominate somebody who can stand by principles and explain why conservative principles are better for the vast majority of the citizens.’ LOL! Who knew Dubya was a comedian, too?

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Clearly, the greatest threat facing children in Catholic institutions

After 20 Years, Catholic School Illegally Fires Lesbian Teacher For ‘Violating Moral Law’

After 20 years of excellent service, a Catholic school finds out the personal life of a teacher does not fit their arbitrary morality and they fire her. Too bad that’s against the law in Ohio.

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Study Shows That Belief In An Angry God Is Bad For Mental Health

Study Shows That Belief In An Angry God Is Bad For Mental Health

A new study links the belief in a vengeful, wrathful, angry god to various psychiatric disorders.

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Arkansas State Representative In Hot Water Over Offensive ‘Boston Liberals’ Tweet (IMAGE)

Arkansas State Representative In Hot Water Over Offensive ‘Boston Liberals’ Tweet (IMAGE)

Think what you want about guns and gun control, but I think we can all agree that this was tasteless and grossly inappropriate.

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Bomb investigation; image @EuroNews

NRA Blocked Crucial Evidence In Boston Marathon Bombing

With comprehensive information on its own website as to how taggants could be crucial to a bombing investigation, just how and why can the NRA lobby against the use of them?

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Pat Buchanan photo from politix.topix.com .

Pat Buchanan Threatens Christian Crusade Against Marriage Equality

‘The culture war in America today may be seen as squabbles in a day-care center compared to what is coming.’

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Photo by Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Cuccinelli

Homophobic Lawmaker’s Attempt To Make Sodomy And Oral Sex Illegal Fails Miserably

I know that this will fall on deaf ears, but most of America has moved past the idea that it is any of the government’s business what goes on in the private lives of two consenting adults.

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Image from France 24. http://www.france24.com/en/20130414-jordan-womans-throat-slit-honour-killing

Pregnant Woman’s Body Found Brutalized In Apparent “Honor” Killing

In a culture where women are nothing more than property and are blamed for ‘tempting men,’ this is the norm.

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Crazy GOP Bigot Says Homosexuality Is Like Alcoholism

Crazy GOP Bigot Says Homosexuality Is Like Alcoholism

Michigan’s National Committeeman Dave Agema, who is still here on warning people about the ‘dangers’ of the ‘filthy lifestyle’ that is homosexuality.

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Rep. Tom Berry; image @KPAX

Hateful Montana Lawmaker’s Business Protested Over Vote To Keep Homosexuality Criminalized (IMAGE)

Berry is learning the hard way; his vote to keep homosexuality criminalized has earned him protests of his personal business.

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Don’t Say ‘Vagina’ Unless You Want To Be Investigated

Don’t Say ‘Vagina’ Unless You Want To Be Investigated

Attention high school science teachers – if you choose to use the proper name for our lady parts, you might get yourself into a world of trouble.

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Photo from BBC.co.uk.

Homophobic Cardinal O’Brien Had A Long Term Boyfriend

Ironically, O’Brien has always been one of the most homophobic men in the church, calling homosexuality a ‘grotesque perversion,’

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West Virginia Rant: ‘Keep Lincoln County White and Right’

West Virginia Rant: ‘Keep Lincoln County White and Right’

The question is, should a paper, regardless of reasoning, publish something like this? It is clearly hate speech

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Antonio Santiago, shot and killed by children with a gun; @News4Jax.com

How Did Two Kids Get A Gun And Murder An Infant?

They knew what they were doing and they didn’t care.

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White supremacist, Evan Spencer Ebel; screenshot@RawStory.com

White Supremacist Suspected In Murder Of Colorado Corrections Officer Shot, Left Brain Dead (VIDEO)

Police are investigating whether Ebel was also responsible for the murder of Nathan Leon, a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver.

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Dear Gays: Republicans Still Hate You, Just More Quietly

Dear Gays: Republicans Still Hate You, Just More Quietly

No matter how you twist it and turn it, if you vote GOP, you vote against LGBT rights.

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The victim of boredom, Pat Mahaney @19ActionNews.com

‘Bored’ Teens Viciously Beat A Man For Entertainment, Plead Guilty

Something is terribly wrong when we live in a culture where our youth believe that violence is the answer to boredom.

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Tennessee’s Horrific ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Could Get Even Worse

Tennessee’s Horrific ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Could Get Even Worse

This would mean that there could be no talk of eating disorders, divorce trauma, bullying, suicidal thinking, or any of the other plethora of problems kids might face.

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