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Forgiving Student Loans Is Adding Billions To The Deficit And It’s Worth Every Penny

Forgiving Student Loans Is Adding Billions To The Deficit And It’s Worth Every Penny

We’re collectively investing in our future and that’s going to piss off some very powerful people.

That Time Jon Stewart Destroyed Tucker Carlson And Got A Show Cancelled (VIDEO)

That Time Jon Stewart Destroyed Tucker Carlson And Got A Show Cancelled (VIDEO)

This got VERY personal and on this day, Jon Stewart became our unofficial media watchdog.

Gay Or Straight, These Gay Seniors Will Make You See Life Differently (VIDEO)

Gay Or Straight, These Gay Seniors Will Make You See Life Differently (VIDEO)

These seniors have long realized that being gay is a gift. This video is a gift.

Study: Conservatives Are Shallow Bigots, Liberals Are The Exact Opposite

Study: Conservatives Are Shallow Bigots, Liberals Are The Exact Opposite

Where and how you choose to live says a lot about what kind of person you are. Unfortunately for conservatives, it doesn’t say anything nice.

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A Booth Saves A Lincoln, A Booth Assassinates A Lincoln, And Then There’s The Ford Family

Three families, the Lincolns, the Booths, and the Fords, crossed paths, altering each other’s destinies forever. Was it fate?

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We Execute A Black Child, Whitewash The Facts, And Now Clearing His Name Is A Long Shot (VIDEO)

There are no real winners in this story.

This model shows us beauty from every decade since 1900.

See How The Standard Of Western Beauty Has Changed Over The Years In Just One Minute (VIDEO)

Watch in a minute as a model is transformed into examples of beauty from every decade since 1900.

You’ve Never Seen Over 11,000 People Killed By Guns Like This (VIDEO)

You’ve Never Seen Over 11,000 People Killed By Guns Like This (VIDEO)

If this doesn’t make you stop and think, what will?

One Of Hollywood’s Most Masculine Men Is Feminism’s New Best Friend (VIDEO)

One Of Hollywood’s Most Masculine Men Is Feminism’s New Best Friend (VIDEO)

I am seriously crushing on Terry Crews right now.

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98 Year Old Seeks To Overturn McCarthy Era Conviction-“I Don’t Like That I Am A Convicted Felon”

This is a story that movies are based upon–spies, the Soviet Union, secrets and espionage. Only no Hollywood movie was made about Miriam Moskowitz, her married lover, Abraham Brothman or Soviet spy, Harry Gold.

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The Coolest Find Ever – Barack Obama On PBS’ ‘Check Please’ In 2001 (VIDEO)

Imagine the stories that these folks now have to tell.

by Wendy Gittleson· · Historical Information
The Christmas tree is one of many pagan traditions which have been adopted by Christians. No big deal, we're happy to share.

Clueless Kirk Cameron Says That Pagans ‘Stole’ Christmas, Ignores Actual History… Again

With a movie he produced about his favorite holiday opening on Friday, Kirk Cameron is hitting the (mostly Christian) talk circuit to plug it. “Saving Christmas” is, according to him, going to save Christmas while pissing off atheists. But why stop with atheists when you can piss off the Pagans, […]

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Harvard Students Take 1964 Literacy Test Black Voters Had To Pass Before Voting — They All Failed

What happened when a group of Harvard students took the 1964 Louisiana Literacy Test that was designed to keep black people from voting? They all failed.

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Poll: Liberal Parents Focus On Creativity, Tolerance; Conservatives On Obedience, Religion

A new poll found that liberal parents put a much greater emphasis on teaching their children to be creative and tolerant towards others, while conservative ones focus on ensuring children are obedient and religious.

by Jameson Parker· · Historical Information, News
Israel Is the United States’ Biggest Welfare Recipient

Israel Is the United States’ Biggest Welfare Recipient

And they don’t need it.

A Palestinian child in Rafah injured by Israeli air-land attacks on Rafah, August 2, 2014.

Every Time Israel Murders An Unarmed Palestinian They Commit A War Crime

The list of war crimes committed with impunity by Israel against Gaza and throughout the West Bank continues to grow following Israel’s recent incremental genocide on Gaza, in which 2,168 Palestinians were murdered, leaving Gaza catastrophically devastated. Israeli Occupational Forces are killing Palestinian civilians—including children—with cruel disregard for human life. […]

by Moe Diab· · Historical Information, News
Homer and I think Matt Damon’s ALS challenge is the best so far, hands down. Damon’s big into conserving water, so he used cold toilet water instead of the pure H2O. It was disgusting. It was great!

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Homer Simpson Talks To Me About Doing The ALS Bucket Challenge (VIDEO)

Homer, Homer. Of course your buds challenged you to get the freezing ALS ice bucket drenching. So you challenged Flanders, Lenny and Flanders again. I’m not sure if that means Flanders has to do it twice, but I think so. (Homer says, “Yes”) Then Homer threw in Donald Trump just […]

by Gloria Christie· · Historical Information, News
Professional Anti-Gay Bigot Thinks Banning Mixed Race Marriages Is Constitutional

Professional Anti-Gay Bigot Thinks Banning Mixed Race Marriages Is Constitutional

When you have to ignore 60+ years of settled constitutional law so you can pretend to have a legal case for your bigotry, you’ve already lost.

Alabama Politician Claims Giant Ten Commandments Display Outside Courthouse Not Religious

Alabama Politician Claims Giant Ten Commandments Display Outside Courthouse Not Religious

It’s safe to say that the ten commandments, the stone tablets inscribed by Moses and bearing the major rules God required his people to follow, are one of the cornerstones of not one, not two, but three of the world’s biggest religions. Just don’t tell Alabama county commissioner Tim Guffey […]

Police confiscated a whole arsenal of weapons that were in his home for “safe keeping.”  They included everything from 2300 live rounds to a sword to several semi-automatics.

Pistol Packing Judge Beats Wife To A Bloody Pulp

A judge is supposed to be the one who wades through the weeds of legal trivia and grants us the wisdom of his experience. His (or Hers) is supposed to be the last word in defining right from wrong. And yet this judge jumped across the line of justice into […]