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President Obama signs Executive Order on Ebola, right-wing heads explode

President Obama signs Executive Order on Ebola, right-wing heads explode

If you haven’t heard about the Ebola virus victims (both U.S. citizens) being returned from Liberia to the U.S. for treatment, here’s your chance. Two American healthcare workers, infected with Ebola in Liberia while working an at Ebola treatment center operated by two U.S. faith-based organizations, will be traveling to […]

Pope Francis Makes Emotional Cry For Peace As Israel Continues To Slaughter Innocent Palestinian Children (VIDEO)

Pope Francis Makes Emotional Cry For Peace As Israel Continues To Slaughter Innocent Palestinian Children (VIDEO)

As Israelis cheer for the deaths of innocent Palestinian children in Gaza, Pope Francis is begging for war and violence to stop in the Middle East.

The pro-gun advocates summed up their side rather succinctly with this post, “These dumb-ass saggy titted bitches need some class.”

Topless Women Protestors Disrupt “Come And Take It Texas” Pro-Gun Walk, Warning: Some Nudity (VIDEO)

Oh no! Bare-breasted women protestors are making the Come And Take It Texas (CATI) group jealous. You see, these beauties are getting more attention as they display their natural wares than the open carry movement guys who are just carrying their wares, aka guns. Imagine that! Women’s breasts take on […]

David Barton

Conservative ‘Christian’ Says God Will Punish America With Disaster For Not Supporting Israeli Violence Against Palestinians (VIDEO)

Barton’s pro-Israel rant ignores the violence inflicted upon innocent Palestinian children by Israelis.

This Tiny Typo In The Declaration Of Independence Could Silence Libertarians Forever

This Tiny Typo In The Declaration Of Independence Could Silence Libertarians Forever

This tiny dot could prove that the Founding Fathers were liberals.

Nazi Germany’s ‘Perfect Aryan’ Propaganda Baby Turns Out To Be Jewish

Nazi Germany’s ‘Perfect Aryan’ Propaganda Baby Turns Out To Be Jewish

As an anti-Semitic fervor swept through Germany in the 1930s, the Nazi party began distributing propaganda featuring what they considered to be the “perfect Aryan” child. The little baby was an adorable child with a tuft of dark hair poking out from her bonnet. The Nazis used the image to […]

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The Racist Origin Of That Ice Cream Truck Melody Revealed (AUDIO) (NSFW)

The innocent melody used by ice cream trucks across America has a darker side, rooted in racial stereotyping.

Photo of Conrad Dressler's 1907 Lupercalia statue (Walker Gallery, Liverpool, UK) cc 2012 by Ketrin1407 via Flickr.

Why Chocolate And Roses? The Origins And History Of Valentine’s Day

How did we get from running around in loincloths and whipping people to sending cards and flowers? This history of Valentine’s Day might surprise you.

1519 portrait of Christopher Columbus by Sebastiano del Piombo via Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Columbus

Columbus Day – Top 5 Myths About The Explorer Debunked

Columbus didn’t discover America or prove the earth is round. Columbus isn’t even his real name. Here are the top 5 Christopher Columbus myths explained.

by Elisabeth Parker· · Historical Information, News
Why do we celebrate Columbus Day when it's celebrated for all the wrong reasons. From slavery to genocide, meet the real Christopher Columbus. Image: Ricardo Liberato @ Flickr

Columbus Day: Celebrating The ‘Greatest Wave Of Genocide In History’

The real story of Christopher Columbus. During my school years, and perhaps during yours, whenever October rolled around, we started learning about the ‘great explorer and discoverer of America,’ Christopher Columbus. We talked about how Columbus discovered America, how he made friends with the Native Americans. We drew pictures of […]

by Abby Miller· · Historical Information, News
Meme by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info. Photo from the Fort Worth (TX) Weekly

5 Reasons Why We Love Labor Unions And Need Them More Than Ever

How labor unions won amazing victories like the 40-hour work week, safe workplaces, living wages, and paid vacations … and how they’re making a comeback.

You Won’t Believe What The Traditional Meaning Of ‘Republican Marriage’ Really Is

You Won’t Believe What The Traditional Meaning Of ‘Republican Marriage’ Really Is

You won’t believe what ‘republican marriage’ traditionally means.

12 Historic American Events That Happened On The 4th Of July

12 Historic American Events That Happened On The 4th Of July

Though we often disagree about what direction our country should take, we all love America in our own way. God/dess bless the USA on this 4th of July!

Did You Know A Woman’s Right To Vote Was Sparked By Two Brave Women On July 4, 1876?

Did You Know A Woman’s Right To Vote Was Sparked By Two Brave Women On July 4, 1876?

Two women took a stand on July 4th, 1876, against the law, the culture and the sexism of the time to declare their rights as equal American citizens.

Irrefutable Proof That The GOP Doesn’t Care About Helping The American People

Irrefutable Proof That The GOP Doesn’t Care About Helping The American People

We really have to stop self-destructing. Democrats ARE different than Republicans, the previous Democratic House, led by Nancy Pelosi, DID try like hell to make this country better, but Republicans blocked them.

50 Liberal Quotes Which Americans Should Remember

50 Liberal Quotes Which Americans Should Remember

Many Americans today tend to take the past for granted, and with that, we also tend to take the words of past leaders for granted. We forget what they told us, and as a result we lose our identity, we lose the values that make us who we are. Below is a list of quotes spoken by American leaders, heroes, journalists, and others.

Image of Founding Fathers compiled from portraits.

What The Founding Fathers Thought About Corporations

How would the Founding Fathers feel about corporations? If you believe what the GOP says, you’ll be shocked by the truth. Read the history, and some of their own quotes, and you’ll see that they would have opposed massive corporations and corporate influence in politics.

20 Ways In Which Being Liberal Has Made My Life Better

20 Ways In Which Being Liberal Has Made My Life Better

20 ways in which being a liberal has made my life better. How has being conservative helped you?

The Founding Liberals

The Founding Liberals

Despite what many people on the right believe, the Founding Fathers supported some very liberal policies. These are 7 examples of how the Founding Fathers’ policies prove they were the liberals of their day.

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10 Examples Of Why The Republican ‘Benghazi’ Talking Point Is Hypocritical

Start investigating, Republicans. If Benghazi was a scandal, so are all of these incidents.