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On The Day We Remember A Leader Of Peace, Romney Campaigns With White Supremacist (VIDEO)

On The Day We Remember A Leader Of Peace, Romney Campaigns With White Supremacist (VIDEO)

Mitt Romney has chosen this day, a day when we reflect and remember King’s message, a day when we measure the progress toward King’s dream, to campaign to society’s lowest common denominator, the anti-MLK’s, the most racist of the Republican party.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

I believe there is only one thing I can offer to this brave American hero and that is a humble thank you. Thank you for standing up for the vision of a world where everyone can enjoy the same rights and freedoms.

Black Conservative Leader Tells Tea Party Crowd That The Democratic Party Supports Racism And The Ku Klux Klan

Black Conservative Leader Tells Tea Party Crowd That The Democratic Party Supports Racism And The Ku Klux Klan

Apostle Claver is the leader of a group named Raging Elephants, and he is charged with bringing more diversity to the GOP. Claver spoke to a mostly white Tea Party crowd in South Carolina on Sunday. He told the crowd that Democrats are the real racists and that they support the KKK.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Again, Again and Yet Again: The Fight For Equality Never Ends

Again, Again and Yet Again: The Fight For Equality Never Ends

The fight for equality began in North Carolina, in 1961, at a Woolworth. That day, four young black men demanded to be served lunch at a whites-only counter.

BREAKING NEWS: Jon Huntsman Ending Presidential Bid

BREAKING NEWS: Jon Huntsman Ending Presidential Bid

According to the New York Times, Jon Huntsman is dropping out of the GOP Presidential race.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Occupy Protesters Kicked Off Greyhound Bus, Stranded In Texas Because Bus Driver Hates OWS Movement

Occupy Protesters Kicked Off Greyhound Bus, Stranded In Texas Because Bus Driver Hates OWS Movement

On Saturday, a driver kicked 13 passengers off his Greyhound bus after discovering that they were Occupy protesters from San Diego en route to Washington DC. The driver, Don Ainsworthy, allegedly shouted at them, called them ‘you people’ and told them they weren’t welcome in the nation’s capital or anywhere else for that matter.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Missouri GOP Introduces Second Creationism Bill In State Legislature

Missouri GOP Introduces Second Creationism Bill In State Legislature

As if one creationism bill wasn’t enough already, Missouri Republicans have introduced a second one in an attempt to force Christianity on schools one way or another.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Mitt Romney As Serial Killer! Stephen Colbert Super PAC Goes On The Attack (VIDEO)

Mitt Romney As Serial Killer! Stephen Colbert Super PAC Goes On The Attack (VIDEO)

The only bright spot of Citizens United: Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Newt Gingrich Says He Would Fire And Discriminate Against Federal Employees He Considers Too Liberal

Newt Gingrich Says He Would Fire And Discriminate Against Federal Employees He Considers Too Liberal

Newt Gingrich has taken a lot of heat the last couple months over his intent to abolish federal judges he disagrees with. Now he wants to do the same thing to all federal employees.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
The Plague Of Gay Marriage In Iowa

The Plague Of Gay Marriage In Iowa

Well, gay marriage has been legal here in Iowa for going on three years now, and just as FOX News predicted, traditional marriage has all but ceased to exist in the Hawkeye state.

by Jeff· · News, Political Humor
Politics, the Political Elite, and Their Relationship to the Corporate Elites

Politics, the Political Elite, and Their Relationship to the Corporate Elites

The party system grew from custom, not from something that the Constitution handed to us. It hasn’t served us well.

Bill Maher Drinks The Ron Paul Kool-Aid – Conveniently Ignoring Paul’s Domestic Policy (VIDEO)

Bill Maher Drinks The Ron Paul Kool-Aid – Conveniently Ignoring Paul’s Domestic Policy (VIDEO)

I sometimes like Bill Maher. I sometimes think Bill Maher spends so much time in his $500 an ounce herbal haze, that he has no idea what matters to real people. Last night’s Real Time was one of those times.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Rick Santorum Says ‘Game On!’ But Is Hypocrisy Really A Game?

Rick Santorum Says ‘Game On!’ But Is Hypocrisy Really A Game?

As Santorum pursues the nomination, it’s becoming clear that he is badly out of step wit the average voter.

Growing Bains

Growing Bains

While it is certainly true that the dynamics behind the financial crisis and what Bain Capital did during the years Mitt Romney ran it are different, the essence of both are frighteningly similar.

Republican Congressman Screams At Mother With Two Children, Tells Her To Join The Military Instead Of Using Pell Grants

Republican Congressman Screams At Mother With Two Children, Tells Her To Join The Military Instead Of Using Pell Grants

When a mother with two children and two jobs expressed her concern about Pell Grants, which she relies on to pay for college, during a town hall held by Republican Congressman Steve Womack in Arkansas last week, she probably didn’t expect his reaction.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
WI Update: All Six Recalls Have Signatures Needed; A Look to What’s Next

WI Update: All Six Recalls Have Signatures Needed; A Look to What’s Next

It was November 15, 2011, a day that I will never forget. It was night-time and we were all waiting until midnight so we could start signing recall petitions. The recall had officially started and it was not going to be an easy task. We had two months to collect over 540,000 valid signatures.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Kansas Republican Speaker Of The House Prays For Obama’s Children To Be Fatherless, Refuses To Apologize

Kansas Republican Speaker Of The House Prays For Obama’s Children To Be Fatherless, Refuses To Apologize

Kansas Speaker of the House Mike O’Neal sent an email to his Republican colleagues containing a shocking personal message with Bible verse Psalm 109 that he uses as a prayer for the assassination of President Obama.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
All Current Creationism Bills Originate From An Amendment Drafted And Proposed By Rick Santorum In 2001

All Current Creationism Bills Originate From An Amendment Drafted And Proposed By Rick Santorum In 2001

It turns out, all creationism bills introduced since 2004 are inspired by an amendment drafted and proposed by then Senator and current Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum in 2001.

VA Fed Judge Tells Perry, Gingrich, Santorum & Huntsman: You Aren’t Welcome At The Primary Dance!

VA Fed Judge Tells Perry, Gingrich, Santorum & Huntsman: You Aren’t Welcome At The Primary Dance!

U.S. District Court Judge, John Gibney, Jr. ruled today that the equitable doctrine of laches (layman’s definition: You snooze, you lose) applies to Rick Perry’s complaint for injunctive relief (wherein he sought to have his name included on the primary ballot) and he, along with interpleaders Gingrich, Santorum and Huntsman, will not be allowed to participate in the Virginia primary on March 6, 2012.

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News
CNN Contributor Says She Would Urinate On Dead Afghans, Comments Too Extreme For Rush Limbaugh (AUDIO)

CNN Contributor Says She Would Urinate On Dead Afghans, Comments Too Extreme For Rush Limbaugh (AUDIO)

During the January 12th edition of The Dana Show on KTFK based in St. Louis, host Dana Loesch, who also contributes to CNN, complained about the outrage and then declared that she would have urinated on the dead bodies too.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News