Articles by: Wendy Gittleson

Is Herman Cain Really Running For President?

Is Herman Cain Really Running For President?

Herman Cain’s campaign just keeps getting weirder and weirder and now there are questions as to whether he’s serious or able to run an effective campaign.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Oakland Mayor Issues Statement Of Support For Occupy Oakland

Oakland Mayor Issues Statement Of Support For Occupy Oakland

In response to the recent rash of police violence against Occupy Oakland protesters, Oakland Mayor, Jean Quan issued a Facebook statement. The statement reads as follows.

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Steve Jobs Called Fox News ‘Destructive’ And Called On Jon Stewart To Help Change Direction Of Fox

Steve Jobs Called Fox News ‘Destructive’ And Called On Jon Stewart To Help Change Direction Of Fox

A long-awaited biography of Steve Jobs sort of bounced off bookstore shelves this week. Walter Isaacson’s book, entitled simply, ‘Steve Jobs,’ has been greeted with great reviews and stellar sales.

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Right-Wing Filmmaker Gives Away Bongs And Che Guevara Rolling Papers At Occupy Wall Street

Right-Wing Filmmaker Gives Away Bongs And Che Guevara Rolling Papers At Occupy Wall Street

Evan Coyne Maloney, who’s been called the right-wing’s answer to Michael Moore, occupied Occupy Wall Street with his film crew, a bunch of ‘gotcha’ questions and some ‘hippie pothead’ bling.

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Police Defy Orders To Arrest Occupy Albany Protesters

Police Defy Orders To Arrest Occupy Albany Protesters

In Albany, NY, police are refusing to arrest Occupy Albany protesters, despite orders from Governor Cuomo and Mayor Jennings.

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Pizza Man No Longer Topping Romney

Pizza Man No Longer Topping Romney

Herman Cain seems to be losing popularity with Republican voters, at least in the upcoming primaries. CNN polled registered Republicans in Florida, Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, four of the first five primary states. Cain is losing to Romney in all four.

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Religious Leader Says We Should Celebrate Hitler And John Wayne Gacy During LGBT History Month

Religious Leader Says We Should Celebrate Hitler And John Wayne Gacy During LGBT History Month

Bryan Fischer, radio host and Director of Issues Analysis for the American Family Association, feels that we are leaving some important people out when discussing LGBT history; serial killer, John Wayne Gacy and mass murderer, Adolph Hitler.

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Herman Cain’s Weird ‘Smoking’ Ad, Part Deux  (VIDEO)

Herman Cain’s Weird ‘Smoking’ Ad, Part Deux (VIDEO)

You’ve probably already seen Herman Cain’s very odd campaign ad, in which his chief of staff touts the potential Presidency of the cancer survivor, Cain, followed by a puff on a cancer stick and smoke blown at our virtual faces.

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Herman Cain; A True Washington Insider

Herman Cain; A True Washington Insider

Herman Cain’s run for President has been nothing if not unique. He’s an African American Republican. That’s fairly unique. He’s a cancer survivor. That might not be so unique, but it breeds sympathy and empathy.

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Tea Party And OWS Both Want Wealth Redistribution; In Different Directions

Tea Party And OWS Both Want Wealth Redistribution; In Different Directions

A few days ago, I had a discussion with a relative about Occupy Wall Street. She recited the media fed rhetoric that Occupy Wall Street has no goal. I said that there are several goals, but the main goal was to get corporate influence out of Washington. She then accused me of sounding exactly like her Tea Party neighbor.

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Dan Savage Offers To Let Herman Cain Prove That Being Straight Is A Choice

Dan Savage Offers To Let Herman Cain Prove That Being Straight Is A Choice

If being gay is a choice, it naturally follows that being straight is a choice, right? Well, the always brilliant Dan Savage has offered himself as a human guinea pig.

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Pat Buchanan Nostalgic For Time When People Lived In Segregated Harmony

Pat Buchanan Nostalgic For Time When People Lived In Segregated Harmony

Does Pat Buchanan even bother pretending to not be a racistanymore? In a book promoting interview, Buchanan waxed nostalgic about a time when Christians roamed freely, a time when people simply called him ‘asshole’ instead of ‘cabron.’ In Buchanan’s world, people knock down doors to take away his Easter ham.

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Who Are The Occupy Wall Street Protesters? Surprising Answers

Who Are The Occupy Wall Street Protesters? Surprising Answers

Who are the protesters? Who are the people playing bongos in their lululemon yoga pants?

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Tony Bologna With A Side Of Pepper Spray Docked 10 Vacation Days (VIDEOS)

Tony Bologna With A Side Of Pepper Spray Docked 10 Vacation Days (VIDEOS)

The NYC Deputy Inspector pepper sprayed a woman just because. His punishment? He was docked 10 days of his vacation pay.

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‘Christian’ Leader Says When Government Helps The Poor, Liberties Are Taken Away

‘Christian’ Leader Says When Government Helps The Poor, Liberties Are Taken Away

Conservative Christian leader, Ralph Reed, spoke on video about how liberties are taken away when the government helps people:

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Republicans Are Still Playing The Birther Card

Republicans Are Still Playing The Birther Card

Despite Sean Hannity’s persistent claims that he’s not a birther, last night on his show, he let the issue rear its ugly head, again (New Hounds notes at least six different times he discussed the issue).

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Republicans Are Right – It Is About Personal Responsibility

Republicans Are Right – It Is About Personal Responsibility

You hear a lot of talk in Republican circles about ‘Personal Responsibility.’ It sounds great, doesn’t it? Americans are a rugged bunch. We like to do things ourselves.

‘Imagine There’s No Pizza’ – Herman Cain Channels John Lennon

‘Imagine There’s No Pizza’ – Herman Cain Channels John Lennon

Herman Cain certainly doesn’t say ‘nein nein nein’ to an opportunity to test his vocal chops. In a campaign appearance in Jackson, MS, he entertained the crowd with his rendition of ‘The Impossible Dream.’

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Herman Cain Jokes About Wanting To Kill Immigrants With Electric Fence

Herman Cain Jokes About Wanting To Kill Immigrants With Electric Fence

Presidential candidate, Herman Cain told the New York Times that he wants to build an electrified fence on the Mexico border with a sign saying, ‘It will kill you – Warning,’ in both English and Spanish.

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Rick Santorum Says Single Mothers Are Democratic Base

Rick Santorum Says Single Mothers Are Democratic Base

Rick Santorum, in another attempt to alienate anyone who’s not straight and male, told Family Research Council President, Tony Perkins, that the best way to ‘eliminate’ a Democratic advantage would be by getting rid of single parent households.

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