Articles by: Terrence Johnson

Mass Shooting Epidemic Continues One Year After Newtown

Mass Shooting Epidemic Continues One Year After Newtown

The tragedy at Newtown happened almost a year ago, but America still hasn’t learned its lesson. We’ve had 24 mass shootings with 112 deaths since then.

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Gov. Bob McDonnell Gift Scandal Costs Virginians More Than Half A Million Dollars

Virginia’s GOP governor is the gift that keeps on giving. Bob McDonnell’s illicit gifts scandal will cost taxpayers over $570,000 in legal fees.

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Here’s Why Iraq And Afghanistan Vets Have A Higher Unemployment Rate Than Average

Here’s Why Iraq And Afghanistan Vets Have A Higher Unemployment Rate Than Average

The unemployment rate for recent veterans skyrockets as they return home from serving our nation.

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Top 10 Conservative Halloween Costumes

Top 10 Conservative Halloween Costumes

Conservative Halloween Costumes Nothing says Halloween like conservatism. Am I right? Of course I am. So, it’s only right that you celebrate Halloween in a costume that has right-wing written all over it. If you’re a conservative that wants to display your stripes (but mainly if you’re a liberal looking […]

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Top 10 Liberal Halloween Costumes

Top 10 Liberal Halloween Costumes

Every year millions of people spend Halloween dressed as their favorite superhero or the monster from a horror movie. This is fine for people who want to be like everyone else, but you’re not like everyone else. You’re a proud liberal. And what better way to display your pride than […]

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Tea Party Receives Its Highest Negatives Ratings To Date In New Poll

A new survey reveals a serious decline in support for the Tea Party, with the political movement receiving its lowest favorability ratings to date.

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Betsy McCaughey Greatest Health Care Mistruths

Betsy McCaughey’s Greatest Healthcare Mistruths (VIDEO)

Obamacare is here, and while millions of Americans have visited healthcare.gov to discover what the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges have to offer, there is undoubtedly one woman that will view Oct. 1, 2013, as her own personal Waterloo. Betsy McCaughey’s bio states that she is “a patient advocate and health policy expert.” Translating her […]

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US And Iran Step Up Diplomatic Efforts With First Talk Between Presidents Since 1979 (VIDEO)

US And Iran Step Up Diplomatic Efforts With First Talk Between Presidents Since 1979 (VIDEO)

President Obama today announced that he had talked with President Rouhani of Iran, the first official communication between the two nations since 1979.

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Elizabeth Warren’s Message To Labor: Our Agenda Is America’s Agenda (VIDEO)

Watch Sen. Elizabeth Warren tear apart banks, corporate interests, and the Supreme Court in her passionate speech.

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Overworked On Labor Day: It’s Time To Restore The 40 Hour Work Week

Overworked On Labor Day: It’s Time To Restore The 40 Hour Work Week

As we celebrate Labor Day this year, we must remember that corporations are still abusing their employees with ‘mandatory’ overtime to the point of danger and exhaustion. Profits before people is not the American way.

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New Study Proves The Senate Is Only Responsive To The Wealthy

New Study Proves The Senate Is Only Responsive To The Wealthy

A new study found in next month’s Political Science Quarterly finds that the U.S. Senate is responsive to only America’s wealthy.

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My Dad needs a living wage.

Australia Is Proof That America Should Raise Its Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

On the issue of America’s minimum wage, conservatives continue to cling to long discredited ideas. Let us look down under to show them how wrong they are.

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Al-Amir Gazi al-Haj, a top leader of Jahbat al-Nusra, an Islamist rebel group in Syria designated as a terrorist organization by the U.S.  Photo from Syrian Institute for Press via GlobalPost.Com.

Extremist Makeover: Al Qaeda Edition

Al-Qaeda’s ongoing public relation efforts include ‘advocacy tents’ in Syria and hosting a town fair with ice cream and tug-o-war games.

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