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Clinging To Their Fiscally Conservative Fantasy Is Clearly Getting In The Way Of Putting People Back To Work

Clinging To Their Fiscally Conservative Fantasy Is Clearly Getting In The Way Of Putting People Back To Work

Yesterday Senate Republicans successfully filibustered a $60 billion infrastructure spending package. This marks the third time in less than a month that Republicans have filibustered legislation that is completely paid for and designed to create jobs.

by Chris· · News
When To Hold ‘Em: Fox News Doubles Down On Anti-Gay Stance, Ignores Teen Bullying

When To Hold ‘Em: Fox News Doubles Down On Anti-Gay Stance, Ignores Teen Bullying

Lacking substance with regard to real, tangible issues affecting Americans today, the Republican party is pushing full-steam-ahead on social conservatism that often preys upon the gay community; invoking age-old prejudices within their base to fire up the ballot boxes come 2012.

by Joseph Ascanio· · News
Republicans: Just a Bunch of Warm Bodies Taking Up Space

Republicans: Just a Bunch of Warm Bodies Taking Up Space

So, the Republicans have been busy little beavers, making sure that logos are intact and coins are pretty and big manufacturers get breaks on emission regulations and wireless companies that generously contribute campaign funds to Republicans get tax breaks.

by Julie Driscoll· · News
Tea Party Supporter Heckles Elizabeth Warren, Calls Her A ‘Socialist Whore’

Tea Party Supporter Heckles Elizabeth Warren, Calls Her A ‘Socialist Whore’

As Warren spoke to the audience, a man interrupted and complained about her support of the Occupy Wall Street movement. When the crowd attempted to shout him down, Warren intervened and asked them to let him speak. He said that he was unemployed and that the Tea Party has been protesting Wall Street longer than OWS.

Oh yes, OBVIOUSLY a group of dangerous criminals. I'm surprised they weren't tased.

Occupy Tulsa: Police Pepper Spray Sitting Protesters

More excessive force used against peaceful protesters.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Mitch McConnell’s Office Occupied By Unemployed Protesters (VIDEO)

Mitch McConnell’s Office Occupied By Unemployed Protesters (VIDEO)

Some unemployed protesters are taking the OWS movement to the DC office of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Approximately 40 protesters are occupying McConnell’s office until they get a meeting with him. Nearly two months ago, protesters in Wisconsin occupied Paul Ryan’s office and were then locked out.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Iowa City Council Candidate Arrested For Prostitution; He’s An 83 Year Old Man

Iowa City Council Candidate Arrested For Prostitution; He’s An 83 Year Old Man

According to KTVO News, police in Centerville, Iowa have arrested an 83 year old city council candidate for prostitution.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Under-Reported: Somalia Under Attack – Innocent Civilians Being Killed

Under-Reported: Somalia Under Attack – Innocent Civilians Being Killed

Somalia is under attack. US drones carried out attacks leaving 21 civilians dead and 67 wounded in Kismayo City in southern Somalia

by In Your Face Radio· · News
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