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Michele Bachmann Says If You Are Unemployed, You Should Starve

Michele Bachmann Says If You Are Unemployed, You Should Starve

After vowing to weaken social safety net programs such as Social Security, Medicare, food stamps, and unemployment benefits, Michele Bachmann said that if you are currently not working, you should not be eating.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Under Mississippi ‘Personhood’ Law Ectopic Pregnancies Couldn’t Be Terminated

Under Mississippi ‘Personhood’ Law Ectopic Pregnancies Couldn’t Be Terminated

As soon as that sperm hits the egg, watch out – according to the pending Mississippi ‘personhood’ law, Proposition 26, a human has just been created and any harm to that ‘human’ would be deemed murder.

by Julie Driscoll· · News
Reach Out Of The Darkness

Reach Out Of The Darkness

Why in the world would I be so arrogant to think everyone automatically agrees with me about Occupy Wall Street just because they took part in it?

by Richard Cecere· · News
Ohio State GOP Rep. Suggests Cutting Democrats’ Pay, Says Republicans Actually Earn Their Money

Ohio State GOP Rep. Suggests Cutting Democrats’ Pay, Says Republicans Actually Earn Their Money

As the vote approaches in regards to Ohio’s anti-union law, an Ohio Republican thinks it is time to cut the pay of Democrats.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Personhood USA Creator Blames ‘Paternalistic’ Government For Women Having Free Choice

Personhood USA Creator Blames ‘Paternalistic’ Government For Women Having Free Choice

The founder of Personhood USA, the group that is attempting to declare that life begins at the time of fertilization, blames our government’s ‘paternalistic’ policies for the fact that there are abortions.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Michele Bachmann Takes Veiled Shot At Mitt Romney, Suggests He Is A Socialist

Michele Bachmann Takes Veiled Shot At Mitt Romney, Suggests He Is A Socialist

Throughout the GOP primary season, the Republican presidential candidates have broken Ronald Reagan’s commandment of not speaking ill of a fellow Republican on multiple occasions. During a speech in Washington in front of an audience at the Family Research Council, Michele Bachmann broke the rule again.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 Plan Thinly Veiled Attempt to Market Financial Products

Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 Plan Thinly Veiled Attempt to Market Financial Products

In his 9-9-9 plan everything would be taxed, except his financial products and those like them. This would provide Lowrie and other financial product marketers a vast new sales opportunity for their products.

by Health Guardian· · News
Sarah Palin Whines About The Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Sarah Palin Whines About The Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Just when you thought we had seen the last of the Alaskan quitter, she comes back looking for more attention. It’s unfortunate that we have to give her that attention, but when Sarah Palin whines about something, it’s worth noting.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
DO IT! BUY GOLD COINS BEFORE THE WORLD ENDS! DO IT NOW NOW NOW!!! (suckers)

Glenn Beck-Hawked Goldline International Charged With Theft And Fraud

An unethical corporation steals money from scared investors. Shockingly, it’s endorsed by several popular conservatives. Bet you never saw THAT coming…

by Walt Dismay· · News
Andrew Breitbart Compares Occupy Wall Street Movement To 9/11 Attacks

Andrew Breitbart Compares Occupy Wall Street Movement To 9/11 Attacks

Andrew, ‘never met a fact he couldn’t manipulate’, Breitbart has been on a crusade to destroy the Occupy movement. It hasn’t worked. His latest attack came today, via Twitter.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Upcoming Republican Debate Looks To End The ‘War On Wealth’

Upcoming Republican Debate Looks To End The ‘War On Wealth’

Republicans, always looking to address the issues that ‘real Americans’ (or at least the Americans who can afford to donate to their campaigns) care about, are going to spend the next GOP Presidential debate talking about the most pressing issue to the country, how to end the ‘war on wealth.’

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Courtesy, Tina Dupuy, Crooks and Liars

Reporter Captures Video: Occupy DC Protesters Hit By Car

Earlier in the week, Addicting Info reported that two Occupy Oakland protesters were hit by a car, only to have the driver let go by police. A Crooks and Liars reporter witnessed an almost identical scene at Occupy DC related protest of an Americans for Prosperity conference just last night.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Can’t Find A Job? It Might Be That Cushy Unemployment ‘Lifestyle’

Can’t Find A Job? It Might Be That Cushy Unemployment ‘Lifestyle’

Unemployment benefits in Tennessee average about $285 a week, which over a month, equals rent and some food. Forget ‘extras’ like phone and internet, which could be required to find a job. And if you’re unemployed you’d better not even think about getting sick because insurance and the medical care are just luxuries you can’t afford.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Herman Cain Solidifies Koch Connection, Calls Them His Brothers

Herman Cain Solidifies Koch Connection, Calls Them His Brothers

During a speech at a summit hosted by the Koch funded Americans for Prosperity, Herman Cain made it absolutely clear just how close of a relationship he has with David and Charles Koch. In short, he refers to himself as their brother.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Mitt Romney Vows To Privatize Medicare, Raise The Retirement Age, And Fire Thousands Of Government Workers

Mitt Romney Vows To Privatize Medicare, Raise The Retirement Age, And Fire Thousands Of Government Workers

Romney laid out his vision of government which includes privatizing Medicare, raising the retirement age, wiping out government agencies and jobs, making balanced budgets mandatory via constitutional amendment, and slashing funding for the arts, public broadcasting, family planning and passenger rail services. He also wants to give states more budget power.

Top American Companies Come Out In Opposition Of DOMA, Say It Hurts Business

Top American Companies Come Out In Opposition Of DOMA, Say It Hurts Business

70 companies including CBS, Microsoft, Google, Levi Strauss, Nike, Starbucks, Xerox, Time Warner Cable and several health insurance companies have legally documented their opposition to the Defense of Marriage Act on the grounds that it hurts their business and costs them money.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
BREAKING NEWS: Oakland Cops Injure Second Iraq War Veteran

BREAKING NEWS: Oakland Cops Injure Second Iraq War Veteran

The Guardian reports that a second Iraq War veteran is in intensive care in an Oakland hospital, thanks to injuries sustained from police during Occupy Oakland protests

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Michigan Law: It’s OK To Bully Gay Kids If You’re A Christian

Michigan Law: It’s OK To Bully Gay Kids If You’re A Christian

An excerpt from the Republicna Bibleā„¢: And Jesus said unto his people, ‘Is there a kid you don’t like? Pick on them until they kill themselves! So sayeth the Lord’

by Walt Dismay· · News
Occupy Tucson Rousted From Park Despite Agreement With Permit Holders

Occupy Tucson Rousted From Park Despite Agreement With Permit Holders

In yet another example of police protecting property and the law of the 1% above the Constitution, people, and common sense, Occupy Tucson has been evicted from Armory Park and relocated to nearby Viente de Agosto Park, around 12:30 AM on Nov 4th.

by Tex Shelters· · News
Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh Receives ‘Family Values’ Recognition

Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh Receives ‘Family Values’ Recognition

As if we ever needed proof that the ‘family values’ party was blowing smoke up everyone’s you know what, the Family Research Council has awarded Congressman Joe Walsh (R-IL) its (apparently coveted) ‘True Blue’ designation for ‘unwavering support of the family.’

by Wendy Gittleson· · News