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Female Soldiers Denied Abortion Coverage For Rape Pregnancies

Are you a woman in the military? Were you raped by your fellow soldier and did you get pregnant? Congress just said ‘Too bad! No insurance coverage for you.’

by Walt Dismay· · News
NOM Asserts That LGBT Parents Molest Their Children

NOM Asserts That LGBT Parents Molest Their Children

The National Organization for Marriage is noted for their stance against gay marriage. They have even convinced at least three of the Republican Presidential candidates to sign a pledge to form a commission to investigate the LGBT community. NOM is now claiming that gay parents molest and abuse their own children.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Self-Righteous Indifference: A Recipe For Failure

Self-Righteous Indifference: A Recipe For Failure

Isn’t that the American Dream – working to make the world a better place than we found it; giving our children better lives than our own? Have we somehow reached the pinnacle of excellence and now any further development can only lead to ruin?

They Threw A War On Christmas And I Wasn’t Invited (VIDEO)

They Threw A War On Christmas And I Wasn’t Invited (VIDEO)

As the girl with the Jewish father (even before being Jewish was cool), Protestant(ish) mother and agnostic beliefs, I’m used to getting left out. But you’d think this War on Christmas would be right up my alley, right? Every day, my breath is bated, waiting for my recruitment papers. But alas, nothing.

Michele Bachman Says Not Teaching Creationism In Public Schools Is Government Censorship (VIDEO)

Michele Bachman Says Not Teaching Creationism In Public Schools Is Government Censorship (VIDEO)

During an appearance at an education forum at the University of Northern Iowa, Bachmann talked about how she wants public schools to start including creationism and intelligent design on the curriculum and claimed that not doing so is censorship.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Herman Cain Pulls Out, Leaves American Election Circus With Bad Taste In Mouth

Herman Cain Pulls Out, Leaves American Election Circus With Bad Taste In Mouth

You know we live in a sadly odd and trivial society when a man whose political ineptitude and unabashed bigotry against intelligence are even together no measure of his readiness to be Commander-in-Chief as compared to a slew of sexual innuendo circulating around the rumor mill.

by Joseph Ascanio· · Political Rants
Former Disillusioned Obama Voter, Now Cancer Patient, Thankful For ‘Obamacare’

Former Disillusioned Obama Voter, Now Cancer Patient, Thankful For ‘Obamacare’

Due largely to the Right’s purposeful, misinformation-machine, many like Ward have been led to believe since the 2008 election that the Affordable Care Act was bad for people just like her, as well as the vast majority of Americans.

by Joseph Ascanio· · News
Newt Gingrich Doubles Down, Says We Should Replace Janitors With Five Year Olds

Newt Gingrich Doubles Down, Says We Should Replace Janitors With Five Year Olds

On Thursday during a forum with business leaders in South Carolina, Newt Gingrich doubled down on his call to end child labor laws. During the forum, Gingrich called for replacing New York City janitors with five year old children.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
‘Epic Fail’: Rick Perry’s ‘Strong’ a Dichotomy of What is Wrong With American Christianity

‘Epic Fail’: Rick Perry’s ‘Strong’ a Dichotomy of What is Wrong With American Christianity

Let’s face it – Governor Rick Perry (R-Texas) is one drunken gaffe away from riding the ‘Cain Train’ to the political sidelines, where he will be expected to reluctantly offer his official endorsement to one of the lesser evils to be spewed from the proverbial elephant’s ass.

by Joseph Ascanio· · Right-Wing Talking Points
Michele Bachmann Offers Dating Advice (VIDEO)

Michele Bachmann Offers Dating Advice (VIDEO)

Michele Bachmann, the woman running for the most powerful office in the world, told Sean Hannity’s radio audience that girls should be submissive and wait for the boys to call.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Rick Santorum: People Are Fat, So How Can There Be A Food Problem?

Rick Santorum: People Are Fat, So How Can There Be A Food Problem?

As if Rick Santorum hasn’t done enough damage bashing gays, undocumented immigrants and those of us who, call us crazy, continue to act like Roe v. Wade is still the law of the land, he’s taking shots at both the poor and the obese now – a two’fer.

by Julie Driscoll· · News
GOP State Representative Beats Mentally Disabled Son, Kicks Him In Ribs Outside Restaurant

GOP State Representative Beats Mentally Disabled Son, Kicks Him In Ribs Outside Restaurant

Some people have a very twisted idea of what it means to raise a disabled child.

by Walt Dismay· · News
‘Godless Heathen’ Responds To Rick Perry Ad (VIDEO)

‘Godless Heathen’ Responds To Rick Perry Ad (VIDEO)

This year’s batch of Republican Presidential candidates seem to be in a race for something other than just the Presidency. They seem to be in a race to offend the entire American population.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News, Political Humor
Newt Gingrich: One Person’s ‘Normal’ Is Another’s ‘Diabolically Evil’

Newt Gingrich: One Person’s ‘Normal’ Is Another’s ‘Diabolically Evil’

The more I think about, listen to, and read about Newt Gingrich, the more I find myself concerned about his state of mind.

by Jack Cluth· · News
The Occupy Movement has Already Succeeded

The Occupy Movement has Already Succeeded

The current historical trend of occupying public space to address social issues began in the Middle East and Spain. When Occupy Wall Street started a U.S. occupy movement, encouraged by an advertisement in the Canadian magazine Adbusters, on September 17, 2011, the mainstream media and public officials were caught off guard.

A Special Message For Jonah & Every LGBT Teen Who Has Been Bullied (VIDEO)

A Special Message For Jonah & Every LGBT Teen Who Has Been Bullied (VIDEO)

While the very loving, beautiful message of this video comes from one particular person, I think it’s fair to say that he speaks for many LGBT adults like myself who genuinely care and will do whatever we have to support any teen going through a difficult times. Never feel alone!

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
GOP Media Strategist Says Republicans Would Choose Killing Obamacare Over Killing Osama Bin Laden

GOP Media Strategist Says Republicans Would Choose Killing Obamacare Over Killing Osama Bin Laden

According to a Republican strategist, Republican voters hate President Obama so much, that they would choose killing Obamacare over finding and killing the man who orchestrated the murder of 3,000 Americans on September 11, 2001.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
‘A Make-Or-Break Moment For The Middle Class’ – Obama In Osawatomie

‘A Make-Or-Break Moment For The Middle Class’ – Obama In Osawatomie

Appearing in Osawatomie, Kansas on Tuesday, President Obama gave a speech that should make just about any progressive proud. In the speech, our President addressed the ‘raging debate over the best way to restore growth and prosperity, restore balance, restore fairness.’

by Winning Progressive· · News
Slavery: Alive and Well in the US, Sponsored by ALEC

Slavery: Alive and Well in the US, Sponsored by ALEC

Through cleverly worded ALEC sponsored bills, namely the Prison Industries Enhancement Certification Program and the Prison Industries Act, state, federal and private prisons can use prisoners to labor in many different jobs to bring in more money to support the prison and, in the case of private prisons, to increase the corporation’s bottom line.

Americans Use YouTube To Show They ‘Dislike’ Rick Perry; 284,000 And Rapidly Growing (LINK)

Americans Use YouTube To Show They ‘Dislike’ Rick Perry; 284,000 And Rapidly Growing (LINK)

Apparently many people were unhappy with Perry’s latest video, because a massive campaign began on facebook, to get the video as many ‘dislikes’ as possible. At the time of this article, more than 284,000 people have clicked ‘dislike’ on the video, compared to only 3,000 who have clicked ‘Like’

by Matthew Desmond· · News