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Michele Bachmann’s Tall Tale Of 7 Foot Doctor And Other Fabricated Obamacare Claims

Michele Bachmann’s Tall Tale Of 7 Foot Doctor And Other Fabricated Obamacare Claims

Bachmann, it seems, has freed herself from the chains of facts. In a recent town hall meeting in Webster City, Iowa, she told the audience three anecdotes, all of which are pretty easily discredited.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Fox Nation Thanks God For Income Disparity, Through Twitter

Fox Nation Thanks God For Income Disparity, Through Twitter

On Twitter, Fox Nation praised the growing income inequality by tweeting ‘God bless income disparity.’

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
NYPD Surrounds Zuccotti Park, Arrests Over 100 Protesters

NYPD Surrounds Zuccotti Park, Arrests Over 100 Protesters

Today marks the two month anniversary of the OWS protests. In recognition of that, protesters held massive protests today in New York City. Over 1,000 protesters flocked to the streets around the New York Stock Exchange to protest, clogging traffic and clearly disrupting the flow around New York’s financial district.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Angry Bully Poses As A Teacher

Angry Bully Poses As A Teacher

The job of a teacher is to: inform, enlighten, inspire, encourage and help a child to become a wiser, better human being. Do you see that happening in this classroom? Is that person posing as a teacher for real? How sad that this boy had to take the video before anyone would believe how his ‘teacher’ was treating him.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
A woman, after being punched in the face by an NYPD officer.

Police Officer Punches Woman In Face After Raid On OWS For Challenging NYPD With Court Order (VIDEO)

After the NYPD evicted the Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park on Tuesday morning, attorneys secured a court order telling police to allow the protesters back into the park. Instead, police ignored the order and sealed the park

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Libertarians As Prions, Or Kuru Brain Contamination

Libertarians As Prions, Or Kuru Brain Contamination

Prions, like Libertarians, were once healthy individuals. Theoretically, they could be again.

You mean attacking Americans makes them angry? I never would have thought of that!

What The Hell Is Bloomberg Thinking?

Bloomberg and the other disgraced mayors flail about looking for a means to control the uncontrollable.

by Walt Dismay· · Political Rants
Anti-Gay Pastor Claims That Half Of All Murders In Cities Are Committed By Homosexuals

Anti-Gay Pastor Claims That Half Of All Murders In Cities Are Committed By Homosexuals

Vineyard argued that homosexuals shouldn’t be protected and repeated a false and inflammatory claim by a New York judge that homosexuals commit half of all murders in cities.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Newt Gingrich’s Nasty Record

Newt Gingrich’s Nasty Record

Newt Gingrich is being referred to now as the new flavor of the week for the party, but I would hasten to remind everyone of the real Newt and what his record is.

by Teeluck Sooknarine· · News
New York City Mayor And The NYPD ‘Occupy’ The Freedom Of The Press—A Journey From JFK To Zuccotti Park (VIDEOS)

New York City Mayor And The NYPD ‘Occupy’ The Freedom Of The Press—A Journey From JFK To Zuccotti Park (VIDEOS)

Journalists and others lit up Twitter with claims of media blackouts and physical aggression by the NYPD as the police continued to empty Zuccotti Park of all protestors and media, alike.

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News
14 Ways Homophobia And Transphobia Affect Everyone

14 Ways Homophobia And Transphobia Affect Everyone

Homophobia and transphobia affect everyone; they have serious consequences for both LGBT and straight people.

Mean Girl Elisabeth Hasselbeck Confronts Bill Maher (VIDEO)

Mean Girl Elisabeth Hasselbeck Confronts Bill Maher (VIDEO)

The smirk, the sideways glance, the sarcasm, the condescending touch of the shoulder, the painted on smile; these are the trademarks of a mean girl. Most people are familiar with mean girls from high school.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Karl Rove Yells At Occupy Baltimore Protesters, Says They Have No Right To Occupy America

Karl Rove Yells At Occupy Baltimore Protesters, Says They Have No Right To Occupy America

During an appearance at Johns Hopkins University, Occupy Baltimore protesters interrupted a speech by Karl Rove. Protesters yelled ‘Mic check!’ from among the audience and said , ‘Karl Rove is the architect of Occupy Iraq, the architect of Occupy Afghanistan!’ That’s when Rove flipped out and began yelling at the protesters.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Your Credit Score

Your Credit Score

The credit score (FICO) has gotten out of control. It was meant to assess risk when lending someone money. That’s it. It’s now morphed into assessing risk for renting apartments and getting a job. Two things a lot of people desperately need. The funny thing about FICO is that it failed miserably at what is was born to do.

U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Mutiny On The Bounty: Republicans Going AWOL On Messaging

Are my eyes and ears deceiving me or has the GOP gone soft? Like the Grinch on Christmas day, maybe their hearts have suddenly grown three times in size? Perhaps there’s something to this compassionate conservatism after all.

by Peter Fegan· · News
Christian Right Wing Pastor And Endorser Of Michele Bachmann Admits That The Religious Right Wants Dominionism And ‘World Conquest’ (VIDEO)

Christian Right Wing Pastor And Endorser Of Michele Bachmann Admits That The Religious Right Wants Dominionism And ‘World Conquest’ (VIDEO)

Meet Dr. George Grant. He is an evangelical educator and a Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) pastor from Texas. He reportedly supports executing homosexuals and he has also publicly endorsed Michele Bachmann for President.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Mayor Quan Admits Occupy Raids Are Part Of A Coordinated Effort To End The Occupy Movement

Mayor Quan Admits Occupy Raids Are Part Of A Coordinated Effort To End The Occupy Movement

Many of the larger Occupy movements have been raided over the last several days, including Portland, Oakland, and the original Occupy Wall Street movement early this morning. I, like many other people, found the timing of the raids to be strangely coincidental.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
NY Supreme Court Sides With Mayor Bloomberg (Watch protesters LIVE)

NY Supreme Court Sides With Mayor Bloomberg (Watch protesters LIVE)

At 5:00 p.m. ET, NY Supreme Court Justice Michael D. Stallman reversed the restraining order. Arguing that Zuccotti Park is private and thus subject to somewhat different rules, according to him.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Releases Audio Message To Her Constituents (AUDIO)

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Releases Audio Message To Her Constituents (AUDIO)

Essentially, she understands what is going on, and she knows the words she wants to say but is unable to articulate her thoughts properly. This is why she was able to vote on the debt ceiling issue in August, despite the speculation that she was unfit to do so.

by Samantha Orum· · News
George Washington And A Black Democratic President

George Washington And A Black Democratic President

George Washington understood that dealing with debt was the government’s responsibility, but leaders would be unlikely to make unpopular choices in a democracy unless the public was both enlightened and understanding: “The execution of these maxims belongs to your representatives,” he said — meaning the members of Congress.