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Occupy Wall Street Protesters Reportedly Arrested For Closing Their Accounts- Call The CEO

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Reportedly Arrested For Closing Their Accounts- Call The CEO

Details are still unknown, but initial reports on the Occupy Wall Street Livestream are that people are being detained inside a CitiBank branch and some are being arrested for trying to close their accounts.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
House Republicans Pass ‘Let Women Die’ Bill

House Republicans Pass ‘Let Women Die’ Bill

It’s a bill that callously allows hospitals to leave pregnant women to die rather than perform an abortion procedure that could save her life. It’s a death sentence for any woman, even a woman who happens to be pro-life like Rick Santorum’s wife, who would be dead right now if her doctor had refused to perform the life-saving abortion that allows her to be with her husband and children today.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Republicans: Anti-Life, One Policy At A Time

Republicans: Anti-Life, One Policy At A Time

For the party that calls itself ‘pro-life,’ Republicans spend an inordinate amount of time pushing legislation that harms, even kills, women . . .

by Julie Driscoll· · News
Michele Bachmann Accidentally Calls for Higher Taxes On The Wealthy

Michele Bachmann Accidentally Calls for Higher Taxes On The Wealthy

During a Thursday morning appearance on Fox News, Michele Bachmann announced her intention to roll back 30 years of tax breaks for the wealthy by going back to the tax rates under Ronald Reagan.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
GOP Releases ‘Same Failed Policies’ Jobs Plan

GOP Releases ‘Same Failed Policies’ Jobs Plan

The Republican ‘jobs’ plan is nothing more than a rehash of the same disastrous policies that crashed the economy in the first place. It’s a corporate giveaway that will hurt the American people even more.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Occupy Wall Street Protesters Stay In Park But Cops Get Violent (VIDEO)

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Stay In Park But Cops Get Violent (VIDEO)

After threats of eviction were averted, Occupy Wall Street turned violent this morning. The video below shows a cop running over the leg of a National Lawyer’s Guild observer, reportedly breaking it.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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Preacher Claims Rapture Will Happen In One Week…Again

Harold Camping, the California preacher who wrongly predicted the rapture on May 21st of this year and in 1992 and in 1994 says that October 21st will be it. For reals this time, maybe.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Occupy Wall St. Triumphant. Bloomberg Stands Down (VIDEO)

Occupy Wall Street wins a critical victory in their efforts to curb Wall St. corruption.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Major (MAJ) David Fitz-Patrick, US Air Force (USAF), Chaplain, serves Mass in Scania, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. (Released to Public)

Military Chaplains Defy Pentagon, Refuse To Officiate Same Sex Weddings

2,000 members of the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty(CARL), a military affiliated group, have pledged not to perform wedding services for same sex couples, defying the Pentagon directive that gives chaplains the authority to officiate such events.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
NYPD, Mayor Bloomberg, And Park Owner Back Down. Protesters Win Round 1 With A TKO

NYPD, Mayor Bloomberg, And Park Owner Back Down. Protesters Win Round 1 With A TKO

This morning, at approximately 6:30 est, CNN, in a breaking news story, reported that Mayor Bloomberg along with Brookfield had announced that the eviction will be delayed, leaving the protestors free, for the moment, to continue their fight by lawfully demonstrating and occupying Wall Street. Wall Street is alive with cheers this early Friday morning.

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News
Rush Tries To Paint The Occupy Wall Street Crowd As Antisemitic

Rush Tries To Paint The Occupy Wall Street Crowd As Antisemitic

Rush Limbaugh may be as conniving and as hateful as they come, but he is outdoing himself more and more. With his usual mindless flair of flinging shit on the wall and seeing what sticks, today on his radio he has sent the first salvo against the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) crowds. He is secretly laying the undertone for his mindless minions to pick up their marching orders and declare the OWS as antisemitic. Below is a feed courtesy of Media Matters.

Family Research Council Calls For Prayers Against Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Family Research Council Calls For Prayers Against Occupy Wall Street Protesters

The Family Research Council’s ‘Values Voter Summit’ recently wrapped up. This year’s gathering of more than 3,000 Christian conservatives had plenty of hate controversy.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
NOM Attacks Transgender Son Of Republican Ally Of DOMA Repeal

NOM Attacks Transgender Son Of Republican Ally Of DOMA Repeal

The National Organization for Marriage is continuing its hatred of the LGBT community and this time it is attacking the transgender son of a House Republican.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Herman Cain Has No Idea How 9-9-9 Plan Would Work

Herman Cain Has No Idea How 9-9-9 Plan Would Work

It seems like Michele Bachmann was right. With Herman Cain’s infamous 9-9-9 plan, the devil most certainly is in the details. Even Cain is having a devil of a time.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Kentucky Republican Says He ‘Feels Like Going Taliban’ On The Wall Street Protesters

Kentucky Republican Says He ‘Feels Like Going Taliban’ On The Wall Street Protesters

A Kentucky Republican has posted a rather disturbing comment on Facebook about the Wall Street protesters. Steve Frank, city commissioner of Covington, Kentucky apparently feels like killing the protesters occupying Wall Street just as the Taliban feels like killing American soldiers in Afghanistan.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Meet The Republican Nominee, Herman Koch-Cain!

Meet The Republican Nominee, Herman Koch-Cain!

If Herman Cain’s 999 plan…or as Bachmann put it the ‘Devil is in the details’ 666 plan, comes to fruition, the poor will surely die in great numbers, while the rich in this country will see their tax rates plummet by some 17%.

Herman Cain’s 15 Minutes Of Fame

Herman Cain’s 15 Minutes Of Fame

I hope Herman Cain enjoys his 15 minutes of fame, because once people find out what is in his 9-9-9 plan, his popularity is going to sink like a stone. It is the largest tax giveaway in history to corporate America, while it places an unfair tax burden onto the backs of the poor.

by David Brisker· · News
Matthew Shepard, We Remember You Today

Matthew Shepard, We Remember You Today

Thirteen years ago today, Matthew Shepard died because he was gay.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
The Synonymous Bill Maher

The Synonymous Bill Maher

What do you call a person who’s something that he says he’s not? Well, you wouldn’t be far from right if you said, ‘Bill Maher,’ because he’s made being what he says he’s not a fine art.

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Gay Adoption Case

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Gay Adoption Case

A San Diego same-sex couple has been denied a hearing from the country’s highest court. In their dispute, Oren Adar and Mickey Ray Smith have asked that both their names be put on the birth certificate of their adoptive son. The Supreme Court Justices turned the men away without comment.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News