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Progressive Pundits Punching Down: K.O. KO’s Disabled Lady

Progressive Pundits Punching Down: K.O. KO’s Disabled Lady

Keith Olbermann get on Twitter to attack an elderly disabled viewer, about her comments regarding Medicare.

by Marion· · News
This is my concerned face. I only use it when rich people have to pay taxes. Won't anyone think of all those poor rich people?!

Cantor Sets A New Standard For The Word “Chutzpah”

Eric Cantor redefines conservative hypocrisy by whining about how much the GOP has to ‘sacrifice’ to even DISCUSS raising the debt ceiling.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Writers of the ‘Marriage Vow’ Remove Offensive Slavery Reference

Writers of the ‘Marriage Vow’ Remove Offensive Slavery Reference

After what to them had to be an unexpected back lash a conservative group called The Family Leader has removed controversial language in it’s Marriage Vow. The controversial language referred to black children and said they were better off during slavery.

by George L. Cook III· · News
Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann Hopes People Will Stay Unemployed, So It Will Help Her Campaign

Republican Congresswoman and potential 2012 Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann was asked if she believes that it would help her campaign if unemployment stays high, to which she replied ‘I hope so’

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Ron Paul Says Government Is Responsible For 9/11, Because Guns Aren’t Allowed On Airplanes (VIDEO)

Ron Paul Says Government Is Responsible For 9/11, Because Guns Aren’t Allowed On Airplanes (VIDEO)

Republican Congressman Ron Paul is known for his strong pro-business, anti-regulation stances. Now he’s saying that the Government regulations that prevent people from carrying guns onto airplanes is to blame for 9/11.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann Pledges To Ban Porn If Elected, And Says Homosexuality Is A Choice

An Iowa Group called ‘The Family Leader’ is circulating a Pledge to the 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates, which Michele Bachmann has signed, that states that homosexuality is a choice, a sin, and a public health risk, that porn should be banned, and that Sharia Law should be rejected.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Who Do You Trust for News? – or ‘Popular News vs. Accurate News’

Who Do You Trust for News? – or ‘Popular News vs. Accurate News’

After Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper News of the World hacked into cell phones to eavesdrop on messages and Murdoch’s newspaper The Wall Street Journal omitting this news article, we are left to ask who can we turn to for accurate news reporting?

Republican Senator Orrin Hatch Thinks The Poor Need To Do MORE To Help With The Nation Debt Reduction

Republican Senator Orrin Hatch Thinks The Poor Need To Do MORE To Help With The Nation Debt Reduction

Today while discussing whether or not the rich should share the pain of debt reduction, Republican Senator Orrin Hatch made the claim that the poor are the ones who need to do more to shoulder the pain of debt reduction.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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The NEA Endorses a less worse Enemy in President Obama

Fearful of a damaging Republican assault on education, the National Education Association gives the early endorsement to President Obama despite his union busting policies of questionable education value.

by Tex Shelters· · News
Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Two Years Ago?

Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Two Years Ago?

The Republican Party has drawn their line in the sand; they flatly refuse to raise taxes on the wealthy. Their argument is that higher taxes kills job creation. Proponents phrase this as, ‘lower taxes creates jobs’ and ‘we cannot tax the job creators’. This is a circular logic, which is not substantiated by evidence.

Rush Limbaugh Says Media Should Pretend Caylee Anthony Was Aborted, So They Don’t Feel Bad.

Rush Limbaugh Says Media Should Pretend Caylee Anthony Was Aborted, So They Don’t Feel Bad.

Rush Limbaugh is making headlines over another controversial comment he made, this time regarding the deceased Caylee Anthony. During his show today he stated that the media only cares about Caylee because she didn’t die in the womb, and that liberals don’t care about the death of children

Remember that Auto Bailout?  Mitt Romney Wants You To Believe It Failed. It Didn’t.

Remember that Auto Bailout? Mitt Romney Wants You To Believe It Failed. It Didn’t.

Mitt Romney is in trouble over a string of comments he made calling the auto bailout a failure. According to non-partisan sources, the auto industry bailout was an overall success.

‘Teacott’ Works- Tampa Inn Drops Tea Party Group After Threat Of A Boycott

‘Teacott’ Works- Tampa Inn Drops Tea Party Group After Threat Of A Boycott

Champions of the Tea Party and Libertarians believe in the free market and that businesses should be allowed to refuse service to anyone. They think if enough people are offended people will boycott the business until they change their policies or go out of business. How would they feel if those same principles were applied to a business because of the fact that it hosts and sponsors a tea party group?

by Matthew Desmond· · News
The GOP and Voter Fraud – The Hypocrisy of a Movement

The GOP and Voter Fraud – The Hypocrisy of a Movement

Across the country Republicans are using the scare of ‘voter fraud’, and other methods, to strip voters of their rights, and to make it harder to vote.

Those reckless Republicans

Those reckless Republicans

The Republican party has been so wrapped up in their Pledge to America over not raising taxes, they view compromise as siding with the enemy.

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Blame the Workers at Your Own Peril

Republicans are getting away with attacking workers while Democrats do little to push back against the increasing corporate power in the United States at the expense of the rest of us.

Ann Coulter Calls Princess Diana ‘Anorexic, Bulimic Narcissist’

Ann Coulter Calls Princess Diana ‘Anorexic, Bulimic Narcissist’

Ann Coulter is known for her attacks on liberals, and the media. Now she is making headlines for comments she made regarding the late Princess Diana of Wales.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
This chart clearly shows that raising the Debt Ceiling was never an issue for the GOP before Obama became President.

To Raise the Debt Ceiling, or Not To Raise the Debt Ceiling?

While President Obama is trying to negotiate a deal with the Republicans in the House and in the Senate on raising the debt ceiling, both parties are actively voicing their opinions in an attempt to sway public opinion.

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Sarah Palin Tries, And Fails, To Get Polar Bears Taken Off ‘Threatened Species’ List

Many people are familiar with the stories of Sarah Palin hunting wolves from a helicopter with a rifle, which she has done, but are you aware that during her time as Governor she tried to get Polar Bears taken off the ‘threatened species’ list?

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Republicans Block Even More Jobs From Being Created

Republicans Block Even More Jobs From Being Created

Republicans are at it again. Recently they blocked a bill titled ‘Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011’, which would have extended funding to an incredibly successful job creation program. Republicans unanimously filibustered the bill.

by Matthew Desmond· · News