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Republicans Cut C-SPAN Feed As House Democrats Take To The Floor To Demand The GOP Get Back To Work (VIDEO)

Republicans Cut C-SPAN Feed As House Democrats Take To The Floor To Demand The GOP Get Back To Work (VIDEO)

House Democrats took the fight to the Republicans on Friday when they rushed to the floor of the House to demand that the GOP get back to work and cut short a recess that will last till the end of January.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Santorum Says Sick People Should Have To Pay More For Insurance (VIDEO)

Santorum Says Sick People Should Have To Pay More For Insurance (VIDEO)

Rick Santorum thinks it’s just fine that these people should have to go without insurance or pay more for insufficient coverage. In fact, he says that preexisting conditions are due to lifestyle choices.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Using Facebook To Shine A Light On Teenage Suicide, And Fighting To End It

Using Facebook To Shine A Light On Teenage Suicide, And Fighting To End It

If you look around the world’s leading social network, you see many pages by many people who are trying to make a difference by attempting to stem the tide of teen suicides. Right there leading the charge is STOP Teenage Suicide.

by Guest Writer· · News
Three Scott Walker Cronies Arrested

Three Scott Walker Cronies Arrested

Three of Scott Walkers friends were arrested and that charges would be announced later in the day. Sure enough, as the day went on and I learned more and more, it became clear this was a major story.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Nose Plugging Is Now Illegal; Welcome To Fitzwalkerstan

Nose Plugging Is Now Illegal; Welcome To Fitzwalkerstan

Representative Nass decided to throw out the Constitution and, as recently as October, has even had people removed for holding signs silently. His committee meeting was today and I’m waiting to get arrested on the orders of Nass.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Ron Paul Supporters Claim He Opposes The NDAA, So Why Didn’t He Vote On It?

Ron Paul Supporters Claim He Opposes The NDAA, So Why Didn’t He Vote On It?

Ron Paul supporters vigorously claim that Paul opposed the NDAA for fiscal year 2012. There’s just one problem with that. If he indeed opposed it so much, why didn’t he attend a House session to cast his vote against it?

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
John McCain Professes Faith In President Obama While Speaking At Romney Event

John McCain Professes Faith In President Obama While Speaking At Romney Event

Earlier this week, John McCain officially endorsed Mitt Romney as the Republican Presidential nominee. During a campaign stop on Wednesday, John McCain expressed his faith in the leadership of President Obama.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Nevada Prostitutes Endorse Ron Paul

Nevada Prostitutes Endorse Ron Paul

According to KRNV, the owner and sex workers at a brothel known as the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Nevada has endorsed Ron Paul.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
REPORT: Private Sector Adds 325,000 New Jobs In December

REPORT: Private Sector Adds 325,000 New Jobs In December

In December 2011, the private sector added 325,000 American jobs and Republicans can’t take an ounce of credit for it.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Father Responds To His Son’s Coming Out Of The Closet By Scalding Him With Boiling Water (VIDEO)

Father Responds To His Son’s Coming Out Of The Closet By Scalding Him With Boiling Water (VIDEO)

News sources in the Philippines are reporting that 19 year-old Edmund Padilla suffered first degree burns over much of his body after his father Erano, poured scalding water on him. Erano told police that he was drunk at the time and became enraged after Edmund informed him that like 2 other siblings, he too was gay.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Tennessee Bill: It’s OK To Bully Gay Kids If You’re A Christian Or A Republican.

Tennessee Bill: It’s OK To Bully Gay Kids If You’re A Christian Or A Republican.

The Tennessee GOP steps up its bigotry and proves, yet again, that Republicans are less interested in helping the country and more interested in hurting those they don’t like.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Florida Republican Introduces Bill Criminalizing Abortion – Calling For Life In Prison

Florida Republican Introduces Bill Criminalizing Abortion – Calling For Life In Prison

At 10%, Florida has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. Rather than deal with the difficult issues, one Florida lawmaker chose to fling red meat to the state’s rabid religious right (and presumably the for-profit prison industry), in hopes that they would be distracted from their dollar menu diets and untreated illnesses.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Santorum Claims We All Misheard Him – He’s Against Helping ‘Blah People’ (VIDEO)

Santorum Claims We All Misheard Him – He’s Against Helping ‘Blah People’ (VIDEO)

In a campaign setting in Iowa, Presidential contender, Rick Santorum was caught on video saying that he didn’t want to ‘make black people’s lives better’ by providing public assistance. But is that what he said? You judge.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Tea Party Darling Scott Brown Attacks Gingrich For Being Too Extreme And Sides With Obama

Tea Party Darling Scott Brown Attacks Gingrich For Being Too Extreme And Sides With Obama

In a moment of clarity, Scott Brown (R-MA), called out Newt Gingrich on his statements about the Supreme Court, in which he said that Congress should be able to impeach sitting members of the court, after placing them under arrest, for disagreeable rulings.

New Hampshire Republicans To Require All Bills To Cite English Magna Carta

New Hampshire Republicans To Require All Bills To Cite English Magna Carta

New Hampshire Republicans are taking it a step further and bypass the Constitution entirely. They want to require all bills to cite a sentence from the Magna Carta itself.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Newt Gingrich Claims The Founding Fathers Would Be Violent Towards Marijuana Growers (VIDEO)

Newt Gingrich Claims The Founding Fathers Would Be Violent Towards Marijuana Growers (VIDEO)

During a town hall event in New Hampshire on Wednesday, Newt Gingrich falsely stated that the Founding Fathers would violently oppose Americans who grow and use marijuana today.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
15 Year Old Girl Deported To Colombia As 22 Year Old Illegal Immigrant

15 Year Old Girl Deported To Colombia As 22 Year Old Illegal Immigrant

How is this possible? No one seems to know.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Obama Recess Appointment Fills Consumer Watchdog Post – The Left Whines

Obama Recess Appointment Fills Consumer Watchdog Post – The Left Whines

Senate Republicans have been doing what Senate Republicans do best, obstructing the progress that Obama tries to accomplish. Today, the President took action. Expect more in the future.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Bachmann Out – Can A Woman Achieve The White House?

Bachmann Out – Can A Woman Achieve The White House?

After receiving just 5% of the vote (last place among the major contenders) in last night’s Iowa caucus, Michele Bachmann has called it quits. Bachmann’s been floundering for a while, but still, I find myself a little melancholy this morning. The only woman in the race is gone and I wonder if she ever stood a chance.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Rick Santorum A Close Second In Iowa. Is He A ‘Friend’ Of The LGBT Community Or Simply A Bigoted Religious Extremist?

Rick Santorum A Close Second In Iowa. Is He A ‘Friend’ Of The LGBT Community Or Simply A Bigoted Religious Extremist?

GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum said recently in an interview with Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren that he ‘has nothing against gay people.’ Really, Rick?

by The Progressive Cop· · News