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Can Conservatives Welcome the Stranger?

Can Conservatives Welcome the Stranger?

If we cannot love the stranger in our own self we cannot love the stranger in society. When we begin welcoming the stranger individually we can welcome the strangers in society — and together we transform.

by Zachary Bailes· · News
Romney Refuses To Release Tax Returns, Says He’ll Lose To Obama If He Does (VIDEO)

Romney Refuses To Release Tax Returns, Says He’ll Lose To Obama If He Does (VIDEO)

During the GOP Debate in South Carolina on Thursday night, the audience booed Mit Romney after he danced around whether he would release 12 years worth of tax returns like his father did when he ran for President. Romney then tried to explain why he wouldn’t release his tax returns until after he wins the nomination. ‘Because I want to beat Obama,’ Romney stated.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
For Power-Hungry Newt, Women Are The Only Public Property

For Power-Hungry Newt, Women Are The Only Public Property

The appropriately named Newt Gingrich is the political personification of slime. His sociopathic selfishness is the product of blind ambition driven by a reptilian lust for power and revenge.

Portland, Maine Joins Other Cities In Call To Overturn Citizens United

Portland, Maine Joins Other Cities In Call To Overturn Citizens United

By a six to two vote on Thursday, the city council of Portland, Maine passed a resolution calling for a Constitutional Amendment to end corporate personhood which has existed since the Supreme Court made the Citizens United decision. The cities of Los Angeles, Boulder, Missoula, New York City, Albany, Oakland, and South Miami have all passed similar resolutions.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Dear Rick Perry:

Dear Rick Perry:

In the next few months you will be offered opportunities to write a book, maybe. If that happens, can you make sure you tell us how your ending ‘Obama’s war on religion’ plays out?

by Zachary Bailes· · Information and Resources
Wisconsin Citizens Make a Final Push to Get Russ Feingold to Run For Governor

Wisconsin Citizens Make a Final Push to Get Russ Feingold to Run For Governor

Tired of corruption and greed, the people of Wisconsin look to one of their own to lead them forward.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
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Fox News Host Says ‘The Recession Was Good For Kids’ Because They ‘Need An Attitude Adjustment’ (VIDEO)

Fox News’ hosts are known for insensitive remarks, and yesterday was no exception. During Fox News’ ‘The Five,’ co-host Andrea Tantaros described why she believes the recession was a good thing for this generation of children. She explained that the millennial generation feels too entitled, and because of that kids ‘need an attitude adjustment.’

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Rick Perry Goes Back To Texas, Rejects Romney And Sends Newt His Love Instead

Rick Perry Goes Back To Texas, Rejects Romney And Sends Newt His Love Instead

Poor Mitt, why doesn’t anyone like him? Oh right, because he’s a zillioniare jerk living in an Ivory Tower lacking in anything resembling ethics, integrity or a conscience.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX)

Lamar Smith, The Author Of SOPA, Gets Caught Violating A Copyright

Isn’t it funny when a Republican calls for a law against something only for them to get caught doing what the new law punishes? The latest Republican to commit this kind of hypocrisy is Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas, who happens to be the author of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Dark Lord Scott Names ‘Beer Lobbyist’ As New Secretary Of State

Dark Lord Scott Names ‘Beer Lobbyist’ As New Secretary Of State

According to FLA Politics, Florida Governor Rick Scott has just named the legendary Ken Detzner as his next secretary of state.

by Gil Wildridge· · News
Is Sarah Palin Destined To Be The Next Dan Quayle?

Is Sarah Palin Destined To Be The Next Dan Quayle?

When Sarah Palin declared that she would vote for presidential nominee Newt Gingrich in this week’s South Carolina Primary–prompting him to say that she could play a ‘major role’ in his administration if he became the next President of the United States, the rumor mill starting churning overtime with possible, political scenarios for what that major role might be.

by Bryian Revoner· · Political Rants
Obotomapologies

Obotomapologies

There’s a fine line between disappointment and throwing a temper tantrum. Why is it that understanding that Obama is not perfect makes one an “Obot Apologist?”

by Osborne Ink· · News
Florida Republicans Introduce Bill That Would Keep Privatization A Secret From The People

Florida Republicans Introduce Bill That Would Keep Privatization A Secret From The People

What if you woke up to find that every single government service had been privatized overnight and that the prices for those services had skyrocketed because of corporate greed? Now imagine that the government kept this change a total secret. Well it looks like Florida is heading in that direction.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
The Entertainment Industry Always Tries To Suppress Innovation And Is Always Wrong (Infographic)

The Entertainment Industry Always Tries To Suppress Innovation And Is Always Wrong (Infographic)

One infographic sums up over fifty years of failure to stop progress.

Wisconsin and Arizona Prepare for ALEC Transparency Legislation

Wisconsin and Arizona Prepare for ALEC Transparency Legislation

Wouldn’t you like to know who’s buying your Congress?

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Gingrich Wants Palin To ‘Play A Major Role’ In His Adminstration

Gingrich Wants Palin To ‘Play A Major Role’ In His Adminstration

Newt Gingrich may still be fighting to be the republican presidential nominee, but we all know he’s not really in the running anymore. That’s why it’s come as little shock that he’s trying to pick up just a few more fringe votes by name dropping Sarah Palin.

by Samantha Orum· · News
Obama Makes the Right Call in Rejecting the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Obama Makes the Right Call in Rejecting the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

The Obama Administration today called the GOP’s bluff by rejecting the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, a 1,750 mile, $7 billion proposed pipeline that would carry more than 700,000 barrels of crude oil from the boreal forests of the Canadian province of Alberta to the oil refineries of Texas.

Congressman Lamar Smith, Author Of SOPA, Breaks Copyright Law On Campaign Website (IMAGE)

Congressman Lamar Smith, Author Of SOPA, Breaks Copyright Law On Campaign Website (IMAGE)

On the same day that Wikipedia turned off their lights for 24 hours to protest the proposed ‘Stop Online Piracy Act’ or SOPA as it is better known, the very politician who wrote the bill was called out by the 9GAG website for being caught redhanded breaking copyright law on his official campaign website.

by Guest Writer· · News
Why SOPA/PIPA Is A Threat To The Internet As We Know It (VIDEOS)

Why SOPA/PIPA Is A Threat To The Internet As We Know It (VIDEOS)

The overwhelming point of these videos is that SOPA/PIPA isn’t just a threat to the people who use content that could be considered infringing, it’s a threat to the entire internet as we know it.

Rupert Murdoch Wants To Own The Internet

Rupert Murdoch Wants To Own The Internet

And he’ll only use his powers for good. Promise!!!

by Walt Dismay· · News