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Herman Cain’s replacement for ‘Obamacare’:  Conservative HR 3400

Herman Cain’s replacement for ‘Obamacare’: Conservative HR 3400

When Herman Cain invoked HR 3400 as an alternative to the President’s healthcare reform, I knew I wouldn’t like it. Call it closed-minded – but anyone who supports electric fences that kill undocumented immigrants, no exception for abortion even in the cases of rape or incest, and a tax plan that would increase the tax rate of lower incomes by double digits, isn’t likely to embrace anything I like.

by Julie Driscoll· · News
Republican State Rep. In Florida Wants To Repeal Ban On ‘Dwarf-Tossing’

Republican State Rep. In Florida Wants To Repeal Ban On ‘Dwarf-Tossing’

A Florida Republican has introduced a bill to end the ban on the humiliating and dangerous practice of dwarf tossing. State Representative Ritch Workman thinks he can help solve unemployment in the state by allowing ‘launching little people for the amusement of an audience.’ This is despite the fact that Workman himself doesn’t condone the act.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Occupy Phoenix: Who Wants Fudge?

Occupy Phoenix: Who Wants Fudge?

To tell them their ‘bad choices’ of losing their jobs and being old during a recession was their fault, and they needed to stop whining about it. It angers me when I talk to the ‘I’ve got mine, who cares about yours’ type of people in this country. Is that how your momma raised you?

by Vince Yanez· · News
Mitt Romney Wants Banks To Foreclose Faster On Struggling Americans

Mitt Romney Wants Banks To Foreclose Faster On Struggling Americans

In an interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Romney criticized President Barack Obama for not allowing banks to foreclose on American families fast enough. When asked what he would do to jump-start the ailing housing market, Romney said, ‘Don’t try to stop the foreclosure process. Let it run its course and hit the bottom.’

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Pat Robertson, Marriage Adviser...

Pat Robertson Tells Financially Struggling Woman With Children To Keep Giving Money To Church

A woman wrote in telling Robertson that her family is struggling to pay the bills and the mortgage and asked why God hasn’t answered her prayers for help. Robertson callously responded that she wasn’t managing her money correctly and that she must keep tithing in order to receive a blessing from God.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
‘Christian’ Leader Says When Government Helps The Poor, Liberties Are Taken Away

‘Christian’ Leader Says When Government Helps The Poor, Liberties Are Taken Away

Conservative Christian leader, Ralph Reed, spoke on video about how liberties are taken away when the government helps people:

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Herman Cain’s Abortion Contradiction

Herman Cain’s Abortion Contradiction

On Fox Business’s Stossel show last week, Herman Cain once again made himself look like a moron. This time, the topic was abortion, and he revealed just how contradictory the right wing position on the subject really is.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Republicans Are Still Playing The Birther Card

Republicans Are Still Playing The Birther Card

Despite Sean Hannity’s persistent claims that he’s not a birther, last night on his show, he let the issue rear its ugly head, again (New Hounds notes at least six different times he discussed the issue).

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Assassination attempt?

Assassination attempt?

Obama has vowed retribution for the alleged attempt on a Saudi envoy’s life. He called for sanctions against Iran. The president also stated that evidence of Iranian officials being involved is very strong. It’s likely something like this would upset balance in the region. And it’s not like the region […]

by Justin Acuff (Isaacs)· · News
Herman Cain Is Proud Of His Relationship With The Koch Brothers

Herman Cain Is Proud Of His Relationship With The Koch Brothers

Herman Cain apparently has deep ties to the Koch Brothers, the right wing billionaires trying to destroy America from the shadows. It has been revealed this week by the Associated Press that Cain has deep ties to the Kochs and their Americans for Prosperity organization.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Police Harass Occupy Madison, Protesters Buy Time

Police Harass Occupy Madison, Protesters Buy Time

It started in early October; I was in Washington, DC at the time, when a dedicated group of citizens set up camp at Reynolds Park in Madison, WI. This encampment became known as Occupy Madison, in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street and part of the overall Occupy Together movement that is taking over the world.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
The Heroes Back Home

The Heroes Back Home

The Occupy Wall Street movement is doing for us what we all want to do for ourselves and our country…save it! They are heroes, trying to save us from the greed and destruction that is upon us…those of us who can help in the struggle are stepping up to the challenge in whatever way we can and we are better for it.

by Teeluck Sooknarine· · News
ABC News Anchor Reveals He Is Gay On-Air

ABC News Anchor Reveals He Is Gay On-Air

Inspired by actor Zachary Quinto’s announcement that he is gay, ABC correspondent and occasional anchor, Dan Kloeffler revealed that he too, is gay during a broadcast.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Slick Video Tries To Portray Occupy Wall Street Protesters As Jew Haters

Slick Video Tries To Portray Occupy Wall Street Protesters As Jew Haters

Any intellectually honest person who has watched Fox Noise on occasion, knows all too well that many social and political conservatives are masterful at denying facts and spinning the truth to serve their agenda. (E.G. The entire U.S. debt was created during President Obama’s term in office.)

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
OWS, You May Be Getting Ratf*cked

OWS, You May Be Getting Ratf*cked

Make no mistake: yes, there is an anarchist element at work within the OWS organisation. It’s they who are pushing the “voting-isn’t-worth-it-we-can-take-control-by-other-means” meme; but they are being aided and abetted, perversely, by ratf*ckers, paid for and financed by various GOP-supporting conservative organisations – probably even the Koch brothers.

Wipeout Homophobia On Facebook: A Page With A Mission

Wipeout Homophobia On Facebook: A Page With A Mission

Wipeout Homophobia on Facebook is one of very few fan pages on facebook that doesn’t use their large numbers for selfish reasons, but instead uses their influence to help thousands and thousands of people. They are an integral part of the LGBT community on facebook, and they reach more than 20 million people every month.

Herman Cain Trusts The Government

Herman Cain Trusts The Government

Cain said that he would put the power back with the states, and let them do what the federal government has not done. When asked why he would do it that way, Cain said, in part, ‘Because I trust the government.’ The implication is that he trusts all governments in the U.S., which would mean that he also trusts the federal government.

by Lupine Predator· · News
The Southern Border Is ‘Under Siege!’ Who Should We Call?

The Southern Border Is ‘Under Siege!’ Who Should We Call?

In a bold maneuver aimed at being even funnier than Herman Cain’s ‘joke’ about barbequeing illegal immigrants, the United States, local law enforcement in Hudespeth County, Texas have brought in their own superpowered celebrity champion to help control the onslaught of illegal immigrants in the region; Steven Seagal

by Jeffrey· · News
Anti-Tax Advocate Grover Norquist Won’t Pledge Support To Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 Plan

Anti-Tax Advocate Grover Norquist Won’t Pledge Support To Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 Plan

Grover Norquist, the anti-tax advocate who has the devotion of most Congressional Republicans, isn’t ready to pledge his support to the 9-9-9 plan of Republican Presidential candidate, Herman Cain.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
We’ve Lost Yet Another Unhappy Gay Teen

We’ve Lost Yet Another Unhappy Gay Teen

How many more have to die? When a child has a physical illness, do friends and family members hope that he/she will get better? Or do they get him/her the medical attention needed? Depression and being the victim of bullying also require immediate attention.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News