Articles by: Vera

Fox News Accuses Rioting Ferguson Protesters Of “Forgetting MLK’s Message” (VIDEO)

Fox News Accuses Rioting Ferguson Protesters Of “Forgetting MLK’s Message” (VIDEO)

When Fox News ran their Fox & Friends segment Thursday morning, viewers were appalled to learn that the program, which covered the protests following the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, criticized the protesters more than the heavily-armed police. The title text used in the segment read “Forgetting MLK’s Message, […]

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Republican Against Raising Minimum Wage Is Upset His Salary Hasn’t Increased

Republican Against Raising Minimum Wage Is Upset His Salary Hasn’t Increased

Congressman Lee Terry (R-NE) is currently resisting a pay cut for Congress members that would decrease their already frozen salary. When State Sen. Brad Ashford – Terry’s Democratic opponent – proposed a 10% cut in salary on Monday, Terry said: “What he’s not telling you is that Congress hasn’t had a cost of living increase […]

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Republican Candidate Responsible For 2014’s Most Racist Campaign Mailer

Republican Candidate Responsible For 2014’s Most Racist Campaign Mailer

Anchorage, Alaska residents got quite the surprise when they received their mail this week. What they saw could quite possibly be regarded as the most racist campaign material of the year. The mailer is the work of Republican primary Senate candidate Joe Miller, who approved the use of images depicting heavily tattooed […]

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Minorities Beware: Republican Congressman Candidate Wants To End MLK Day, Equal Pay And LGBT Rights

Minorities Beware: Republican Congressman Candidate Wants To End MLK Day, Equal Pay And LGBT Rights

On Tuesday, State Sen. Glenn Grothman (R) just slid by in Wisconsin’s sixth congressional district Republican party with 215 more votes than his opponent. In November, Grothman will run to succeed Wisconsin’s Tom Petri, going against Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris (D). Is he right for the job? If you’re […]

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The 15 Most Horrible Conservative Comments About Robin Williams’ Death On Social Media

The 15 Most Horrible Conservative Comments About Robin Williams’ Death On Social Media

By now, everyone’s heard the news that actor Robin Williams has died after suffering many years of depression. The news came as a shock to all. While most have been expressing their grief through touching tributes and sympathetic tweets in memory of the comedian, the passing of the famous actor seems […]

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GOP And Fox News React To Robin Williams’ Death The Only Way They Know How (VIDEO & IMAGES)

GOP And Fox News React To Robin Williams’ Death The Only Way They Know How (VIDEO & IMAGES)

While most of us are recovering from the devastating news that actor Robin Williams has died, some have taken it upon themselves to make insensitive, accusatory comments or use the actor’s death for their own benefit. Who are they? Fox News host Shepard Smith and Minnesota GOP official Chris Fields. At […]

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KISS Frontman Gene Simmons Tells Immigrants To ‘Learn Goddamn English’ (VIDEO)

KISS Frontman Gene Simmons Tells Immigrants To ‘Learn Goddamn English’ (VIDEO)

Fifty-six years ago, KISS frontman Gene Simmons (born Chaim Witz) and his mother left Israel for the United States. Simmons was only eight years old then, and in the decades since his arrival in the U.S., he’s become a cultural icon and solidified his place in music history with the band […]

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Customer At McDonald’s Finds Nazi Swastika Burned Onto Sandwich Bun

Customer At McDonald’s Finds Nazi Swastika Burned Onto Sandwich Bun

A routine trip to a Morehead City, North Carolina McDonald’s drive-through resulted in shock and disgust when customer Charleigh Matice discovered that a swastika symbol had been burned onto the bun of her chicken sandwich. In a WCTI 12 news report, Matice said: “Is this a joke? Does somebody really think […]

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Women Must Prove Virginity Or Get Pap Smears In Order To Teach In Brazil

Women Must Prove Virginity Or Get Pap Smears In Order To Teach In Brazil

The São Paulo department of education’s standards for women are blatantly sexist and unconstitutional. Under a state health standard, all teachers applying for jobs are required to undergo physical examinations. For men, this means prostate exams – only if they’re over 40 years old. For all women, this means invasive gynecological […]

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Christians Respond To AL Atheist On Facebook With Death Threats: ‘Burn In Hell’

Recently, a question posted on the Alabama television station WKRG Facebook page received several hateful responses – from Christians. WKRG asked its followers what they thought of a woman who wanted to see a privately-funded atheist display. WKRG wrote: “FACEBOOK QUESTION: What are your thoughts on a local woman who wants to see an […]

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Louisiana Officials Trick Hospital Into Giving Them Drugs For Executions

Louisiana Officials Trick Hospital Into Giving Them Drugs For Executions

The Lens has issued a report stating that the Louisiana Department of Corrections fooled the Lake Charles Memorial Hospital into providing a drug to be used in an execution. According to the report, the state of Louisiana has been having trouble obtaining certain execution drugs. One reason for this is due to pharmaceutical companies’ and hospitals’ code of ethics and […]

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Missouri Crowd Responds To Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Black Teen: ‘Kill The Police’

Missouri Crowd Responds To Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Black Teen: ‘Kill The Police’

On Saturday afternoon in Missouri, a mob of outraged residents confronted police officers about Michael Brown, an unarmed male who was fatally shot multiple times by a Ferguson Police Department cop around noon that day. The angry crowd was seen shouting things like “kill the police.” According to Officer Brian Schellman, spokesman for […]

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Man’s Funeral Gets Cancelled Once Church Learned He Was Gay

Man’s Funeral Gets Cancelled Once Church Learned He Was Gay

When Julion Evans died at only 42 years old, his grieving husband Kendall Capers found no sympathy from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church when he was trying to arrange the funeral. Evans had died from a rare disease called amyloidosis, in which the abnormal protein amyloid – usually produced in bone marrow – is […]

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Kansas Republican: Offending Muslims Is Every American’s ‘Duty’ – ‘Especially With A .45’

Kansas Republican: Offending Muslims Is Every American’s ‘Duty’ – ‘Especially With A .45’

Kansas Republican 3rd Congressional District Committee vice chairman Gavin Ellzey recently posted an extremely offensive tweet that proclaimed it was his “duty” to use guns to “offend” Muslims. His exact tweet was: “Offending Muslims is the duty of any civilized person. Especially with a .45.” [source] The tweet has since been deleted, […]

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Study Reveals White People Favor Stricter Laws If They Believe More Black People Will Go To Jail

Study Reveals White People Favor Stricter Laws If They Believe More Black People Will Go To Jail

According to a recent study by Rebecca Hetey, a post-doctoral fellow in Stanford’s Psychology department and faculty advisor Jennifer Eberhardt, white people are more likely to support harsh criminal justice policies if they believe more black people will be targeted. Despite African Americans accounting for only 12% of the nation’s population, 40% of the […]

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NJ Cop: Obama Doesn’t Follow The Constitution, So Neither Do We (VIDEO)

NJ Cop: Obama Doesn’t Follow The Constitution, So Neither Do We (VIDEO)

Recently, Special Police Officer Richard Recine was caught on camera (at about the 2:15 mark) saying that police aren’t obligated to follow the Constitution because President Barack Obama doesn’t. The captured footage was posted online by Steve Wronko, and now Recine, a retired N.J., police officer who works as a part-time special police officer, is […]

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Jesus Condemns Wealth: Reza Aslan Slams ‘Charlatan’ Prosperity Gospel Leaders (VIDEO)

Jesus Condemns Wealth: Reza Aslan Slams ‘Charlatan’ Prosperity Gospel Leaders (VIDEO)

Last month at the 2014 Indian Summer Festival in Vancouver, religious scholar Reza Aslan slammed leaders of prosperity gospel – a growing movement among Protestant evangelicals in America that promotes the idea of God making blessings of material wealth to those he favors. During a Q&A about his book, Zealot: The Life and Times of […]

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EMTs Who Saved Handcuffed Patient From Brutal Attack By NYPD Cops Turn Officers In

EMTs Who Saved Handcuffed Patient From Brutal Attack By NYPD Cops Turn Officers In

On July 20th, an emotionally disturbed patient was physically assaulted by four police officers. The patient was handcuffed on a stretcher, and the officers repeatedly punched him several times in the face. The only reason the attack didn’t go on was because two FDNY EMTs bodily intervened. The attack originally began because […]

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Insurance Company Pays $21,000+ Settlement To 73-Year-Old Man With Hernia In Buckets Of Loose Change

Insurance Company Pays $21,000+ Settlement To 73-Year-Old Man With Hernia In Buckets Of Loose Change

California-based Adriana’s Insurance Service Inc. had a very childish response to a settlement with one of its clients. Andres Carrasco, 73, had filed a lawsuit in 2012 against the company, claiming that one of the company’s employees had physically assaulted him. The settlement was agreed in June and Adriana’s Insurance decided […]

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Young Woman In India Cuts Man’s Penis Off When He Tries To Rape Her

Young Woman In India Cuts Man’s Penis Off When He Tries To Rape Her

In India, a teen girl delivered a swift blow of justice to her rapist, severing his penis completely with a knife. The rapist – who is also her uncle – is now being sought out by detectives who applaud the teen for her “courage.” According to Madhepura district police, the young woman […]

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