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BREAKING NEWS: Two Occupy Oakland Protesters Struck By Mercedes

BREAKING NEWS: Two Occupy Oakland Protesters Struck By Mercedes

A man and a woman were struck by a Mercedes Benz on Broadway in Oakland. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the man driving the Mercedes became frustrated with the marching protesters because he had a green light and his path was blocked. He then slammed the gas peddle and hit the two protesters.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Comparing Super Committee Plans: Dem Plan Raises More Revenue and Slashes Deficit More

Comparing Super Committee Plans: Dem Plan Raises More Revenue and Slashes Deficit More

No presidential administration in the history of America has ever been scrutinized so much when it comes to spending; and certainly no administration has ever been held so accountable for past administration’s spending in order for government to continue operating.

by Chris· · News
South Carolina GOP Rep. Jeff Duncan Says Illegal Immigrants Are Vagrants, Animals

South Carolina GOP Rep. Jeff Duncan Says Illegal Immigrants Are Vagrants, Animals

During a Q&A session with students from Furman University on Monday evening, Duncan compared illegal immigrants to animals, and called them vagrants.

A Third Woman, And A Witness Accuses Cain…Well Duhh!!!

A Third Woman, And A Witness Accuses Cain…Well Duhh!!!

A third woman has come out accusing Herman Cain of inappropriate behavior. We all knew that would happen didn’t we? These acts usually come in groups, getting easier to perform as the years go by and the success rate rises.

by Teeluck Sooknarine· · News
Republican Economic Sabotage Is Working.

Republican Economic Sabotage Is Working.

It is no secret that the Republicans want President Obama to become a ‘One Term President.’ They are trying to stifle the economic recovery in order to make the slow recovery his ‘Waterloo.’

by Teeluck Sooknarine· · News
Let me check...nope, still NO JOBS!!!

Thank God! House GOP Reaffirms ‘In God We Trust’ As National Motto And Creates Zero Jobs

At what point do we get to demand a refund from politicians who waste too much of the taxpayers’ time and money? If the GOP refuses to do actual work, we should get their salaries back.

by Walt Dismay· · News
‘Occupy The One Percent’: The 1% Are Joining The 99%: ‘Tax Me!’ (Video)

‘Occupy The One Percent’: The 1% Are Joining The 99%: ‘Tax Me!’ (Video)

The 99% Occupy movements are spreading throughout this great land and now a movement is gaining support from an unlikely source: the 1%.

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News
Wisconsin Wire: WI Assembly Allows Loaded Guns, 18 Arrests For Cameras and Signs…Again!

Wisconsin Wire: WI Assembly Allows Loaded Guns, 18 Arrests For Cameras and Signs…Again!

Certain members of the WI State Assembly, namely Bill Kramer, the Speaker Pro Tempore, seem to ignore their oath to office and completely disregard the First Amendment.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Judge In Texas Beats Disabled Daughter With Belt For Downloading Music (VIDEO)

Judge In Texas Beats Disabled Daughter With Belt For Downloading Music (VIDEO)

A judge in Texas was caught on video beating his daughter for downloading games and music. It’s bad enough for a parent to beat their child, but the child being beaten in this video has cerebral palsy.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Rick Perry: Money ‘The Most Highly Overrated Thing In The World’

Rick Perry: Money ‘The Most Highly Overrated Thing In The World’

Ya’ gotta hand it to Rick Perry. He doesn’t even try to sugar coat his plutocratic views. In an interview Tuesday, he commented on the Occupy Wall Street movement by saying that they shouldn’t worry about it, that money is overrated.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Amendment To Overturn Citizens United Introduced In Senate

Amendment To Overturn Citizens United Introduced In Senate

On Tuesday, Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced a Constitutional amendment which would overturn the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling, which gave corporations unlimited ability to influence elections.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Barry Goldwater: True Conservative

Barry Goldwater: True Conservative

Known as ‘Mr. Conservative’, Barry Goldwater embodied conservative values throughout his service as a Senator from Arizona, but he would oppose much of what conservatives have been doing today.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Is Candidate Cain A Threat To National Security? He Publicly Threatened Iran

Is Candidate Cain A Threat To National Security? He Publicly Threatened Iran

Unfortunately for the safety of the United States, the fence between humorously gaffable and dangerous isn’t electrified, which might explain how easily Herman Cain crossed it on Bill O’Reilly’s show.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Buy Local

Buy Local

I recently changed pharmacies to a local mom and pop shop. After going to the CVS for years, I finally reached my boiling point when they installed those self checkout machines. Now other big chain stores have them too, but CVS brought it to a whole new level. Besides the fact that they don’t work, the staff is forced to stand behind the machines and encourage people to use them.

Did she say "clear the park" or "raze it to the ground"?

Oakland PD Throws Flip Flopping Mayor Under The Bus

It’s safe to say the Oakland PD won’t be supporting the Mayors’ re-election bid.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Prior to Being Beaten, 15 Year Old Gay Student Asks: “Why Are You Doing This To Me?”

Prior to Being Beaten, 15 Year Old Gay Student Asks: “Why Are You Doing This To Me?”

Zach’s mother, Rebecca Collins, wants the world to know that her 15-year-old son was beaten earlier this week at his Chillicothe, Ohio, high school because he is gay. Another student recorded the confrontation on his/her cell phone. What we hear and see is frightening and shameful:

Was Rick Perry Drunk During New Hampshire Speech? (VIDEO)

Was Rick Perry Drunk During New Hampshire Speech? (VIDEO)

Sometimes, the best thing a Democrat can do it sit back and let the Republicans speak for themselves. Rick Perry is one of those Republicans. If I didn’t know better, I’d think that his speech in New Hampshire was a Saturday Night Live Sketch. Unfortunately, it wasn’t.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Ann Coulter Plays The Race Card In Defense Of Herman Cain, Says Conservative Blacks Are Better Than Liberal Blacks (VIDEO)

Ann Coulter Plays The Race Card In Defense Of Herman Cain, Says Conservative Blacks Are Better Than Liberal Blacks (VIDEO)

Ann Coulter says: ‘Our blacks are so much better than their blacks. To become a black Republican, you don’t just roll into it. You’re not going with the flow…and that’s why we have very impressive blacks in the Republican party.’

Ron Paul Speaks Out Against Yet Another Progressive Value, Student Loans

Ron Paul Speaks Out Against Yet Another Progressive Value, Student Loans

Ron Paul is vehemently against many of the progressive bedrock issues. One such issue is federal student loans.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
A Decade Of TSA Excellence: Stop Complaining, Legs Apart, Bend Over, Spread ‘Em And Stop Smiling

A Decade Of TSA Excellence: Stop Complaining, Legs Apart, Bend Over, Spread ‘Em And Stop Smiling

As we approach the 10th anniversary of the enactment of the Aviation and Transportation Security Act this month, I reflect on a decade of unparallelled achievements by the TSA.

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News, Political Humor