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Congresswoman Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) gives House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) her resignation letter

Emotional Tribute to Gabby Giffords on the Floor of the Congress (VIDEO)

The tribute to Gabby Giffords on the floor of the U. S. Congress today was emotional and inspiring. It’s regrettable that it takes such tragedy to get Republicans and Democrats to speak to each other with so much respect and mutual admiration for one of their own.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Santorum Believes Government Has Obligation To Promote Healthy Society, But Not Health (VIDEO)

Santorum Believes Government Has Obligation To Promote Healthy Society, But Not Health (VIDEO)

We all know that Rick Santorum is a flaming homophobe, so it should come as no surprise that he told the mother of a gay son that her son was ungodly and engaging in unhealthy activities for society.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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Navy Seals Execute Daring Rescue Of American Hostage Held By Somalis As President Gave State Of The Union

President Obama continues to prove that swaggering like a drunken cowboy is no replacement for competence in combating terrorism.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
New Hampshire Republicans Seek Passage Of Bill Allowing Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples On Religious Grounds

New Hampshire Republicans Seek Passage Of Bill Allowing Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples On Religious Grounds

HB 1264, similar to religious exceptions found in anti-bullying bills in Tennessee and Michigan, would give businesses the right to deny services to married same-sex couples on religious grounds.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
4 Connecticut Police Officers Arrested By FBI Following Probe Into Abuses Against Latinos: A Progressive Cop’s Perspective

4 Connecticut Police Officers Arrested By FBI Following Probe Into Abuses Against Latinos: A Progressive Cop’s Perspective

On Tuesday, four East Haven, Connecticut police officers were arrested by the FBI on charges they had abused illegal immigrants and falsified reports in order to cover for injuries to those immigrants.

The L Project

The L Project

In the U.K., there’s currently a project going on that will help save some young, LGBT lives. It’s called The L Project. What they’re doing is bringing together the best of the best lesbian musicians to record a record to be released February 11th.

Gingrich Now Neck And Neck With Romney According To New Gallup Poll

Gingrich Now Neck And Neck With Romney According To New Gallup Poll

After once holding a 23 point lead nationally, Romney has seen his lead go up in smoke in a span of only a week.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
President Obama with Vice President Biden on his left and House Speaker Boehner (without a flag pin) on his right

Republicans And The Hypocrisy Of Flag Pins (IMAGE)

I was proud to see how much President Obama and Joe Biden love this country. So I glanced over at House Speaker John Boehner to see if he too had worn a flag pin, and was very disappointed to see that he failed to wear one.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
State Of The Union: A Lot Of Progressive Candy, A Few Bitter Pieces

State Of The Union: A Lot Of Progressive Candy, A Few Bitter Pieces

It’s typically said that an election year State of the Union speech is a hint at the campaign strategy to come. I have little doubt that tonight’s speech by President Obama was exactly that, with some comfy pillow cushioning to soften the rhetoric. It’s also clear that Occupy Wall Street has made an impact on the President.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
State of the Union 2012 Transcript

State of the Union 2012 Transcript

The official transcript as released by the White House

What Romney Money Could Do For The Average American

What Romney Money Could Do For The Average American

What would Romney’s annual income mean for the average family? Since most people base their income on an eight-hour work day, 52 weeks a year, that’s what I’ll assume for Romney. There are 2080 work hours in the average year. That means that Romney earns over $10,096 an hour.

Wife #2: Gingrich had an affair with Marianne Ginther while married to wife #1.

8 Reasons Why Newt Gingrich Should Get the Republican Presidential Nomination

Greed, deceit, hypocrisy, faux faith and bigotry. Yup, Newt Gingrich is the distillation of all that the GOP stands for.

Boycott Sherwin Williams: Kids Get Sick From Lead Paint, State Senator Authors Bill to End Lawsuit

Boycott Sherwin Williams: Kids Get Sick From Lead Paint, State Senator Authors Bill to End Lawsuit

Worried about losing a lawsuit against sick and impoverished children? Just have your local bought and paid for politician change the law for you!

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Romney Gave More To A Church That Believes Eden Was In Missouri Than He Paid In Taxes

Romney Gave More To A Church That Believes Eden Was In Missouri Than He Paid In Taxes

Mitt Romney gave more money to the Mormon Church than he paid in taxes in 2010. That’s all fine and dandy and I’m sure the Christian Right wackos will say it’s better to give to God than to the IRS. But let’s look at what the Mormon Church professes.

by Chris· · News
Santorum Says Women Who Are Raped Should Have Their Rapist’s Baby Because It’s A Gift From God (VIDEO)

Santorum Says Women Who Are Raped Should Have Their Rapist’s Baby Because It’s A Gift From God (VIDEO)

No one should have a say in how a woman deals with the aftermath of her rape. That decision is hers and hers alone.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
On The Civil War, Slavery, And Treason

On The Civil War, Slavery, And Treason

In December 2010, the South Carolina Secession Gala was held in Columbia to celebrate the 150th anniversary of that state’s decision to secede. Unfortunately, that was far from the only such celebration of secession that occurred.

Rand Paul Not Really Detained And Rush Limbaugh Jokes That Ron Paul Should Be Detained (AUDIO)

Rand Paul Not Really Detained And Rush Limbaugh Jokes That Ron Paul Should Be Detained (AUDIO)

Rand Paul was supposedly detained by the TSA. If you’re a pseudo-libertarian Senator with a psuedo-libertarian Presidential candidate daddy, it sure makes for some good press.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Democratic Campaign Manager’s Cat Killed With Word ‘Liberal’ Written On Fur (Contains Graphic Picture)

Democratic Campaign Manager’s Cat Killed With Word ‘Liberal’ Written On Fur (Contains Graphic Picture)

Jacob Burris, campaign manager to Arkansas Democratic Congressional candidate, Ken Aden, arrived home to a horrifying site Sunday evening. The Burris family cat was laying dead on the doorstep of their house with its head bashed in, an eyeball barely hanging from the socket and the word ‘liberal’ in black marker on its side.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Rick Santorum Refuses To Correct Woman Who Called President Obama A Muslim At Campaign Event (VIDEO)

Rick Santorum Refuses To Correct Woman Who Called President Obama A Muslim At Campaign Event (VIDEO)

For years, Republicans have pushed the idea that President Obama is a secret Muslim, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that when a woman called the Commander in Chief an ‘avowed Muslim,’ Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum didn’t challenge her crackpot claim.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News