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‘Hitler Was Sent By God’ According To Pastor Involved With Rick Perry Prayer Event

‘Hitler Was Sent By God’ According To Pastor Involved With Rick Perry Prayer Event

Now why do you suppose very few people are reporting on Rick Perry’s association with a man that claims Hitler was an agent of God?

by Walt Dismay· · News
The Federal Court Tells Florida’s Governor Scott To Go Pee In His Own Cup. Law Found Unconstitutional

The Federal Court Tells Florida’s Governor Scott To Go Pee In His Own Cup. Law Found Unconstitutional

Florida and Missouri have passed into law, bills that require recipients of welfare to submit to blood, urine or hair sample tests in order to claim their checks. Thirty-six states have bills pending and many Republican dominated state houses are eager to test those that are ‘living off the generosity of the real taxpayers.’

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News
Oakland Mayor Issues Statement Of Support For Occupy Oakland

Oakland Mayor Issues Statement Of Support For Occupy Oakland

In response to the recent rash of police violence against Occupy Oakland protesters, Oakland Mayor, Jean Quan issued a Facebook statement. The statement reads as follows.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Money talks, democracy walks.

Scott Walker Recall To Open Floodgates Of Koch Money

Can the Kochs buy the Wisconcin recall election? All signs point to ‘yes.’

by Walt Dismay· · News
Steve Jobs Called Fox News ‘Destructive’ And Called On Jon Stewart To Help Change Direction Of Fox

Steve Jobs Called Fox News ‘Destructive’ And Called On Jon Stewart To Help Change Direction Of Fox

A long-awaited biography of Steve Jobs sort of bounced off bookstore shelves this week. Walter Isaacson’s book, entitled simply, ‘Steve Jobs,’ has been greeted with great reviews and stellar sales.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Shooting Of Marine Veteran In Oakland Sparks Ire Of Occupy Navy, Police, Army, And Marines; Vow To Protect Innocent Protesters

Shooting Of Marine Veteran In Oakland Sparks Ire Of Occupy Navy, Police, Army, And Marines; Vow To Protect Innocent Protesters

In response to this violent act committed by police against an innocent protester and fellow serviceman, Occupy Marines, Occupy Police, Occupy Navy, and Occupy Army are vowing to protect the protesters from those who would commit violence against them.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Marine Veteran Shot By Police At Occupy Oakland Event Could Be First Protester To Die Since OWS Began

Marine Veteran Shot By Police At Occupy Oakland Event Could Be First Protester To Die Since OWS Began

Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen was hit in the head with a projectile fired by police during their violent raid of the Occupy Oakland protests on Monday. Olsen was rendered unconscious, but his doctors at Oakland’s Highland Hospital listed him in critical, yet stable condition. It is now being reported that Olsen’s life may come to an end as a result of his injury.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Gay Man Beaten And Burned Alive

Gay Man Beaten And Burned Alive

Stuart Walker, 28, was the Assistant Manager of the Royal Hotel in Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland. The UK Mail is reporting that someone or some group of people, decided to beat Walker in the early morning hours of Saturday, burn him alive and then tie his body to lamp post.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Wisconsin Wire: Citizens Still Detained For Filming Open Meeting, Jail Issues Harsh Policies

Wisconsin Wire: Citizens Still Detained For Filming Open Meeting, Jail Issues Harsh Policies

It all happened on Tuesday, October 25th. But it really started a couple of weeks ago. As some may recall I had to cut my trip to Washington, DC short due to having a signature bond waiting here in Wisconsin.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Photo by Robert Haasch

Occupy Phoenix: As Long as it Takes

I now realize that it is the most powerless, the most voiceless of our population who have the biggest stake in this movement. They are the ones who’ve lost the most; their homes, livelihoods and their families. And they must battle daily to maintain their self respect. It is only fitting and extremely satisfying that they are the ones who have stepped forward and are assuming these roles in our own little corner of the occupy movement.

by AmyMcMullen· · News
Group Of Marines Lead Protesters To Re-Occupy Park In Oakland

Group Of Marines Lead Protesters To Re-Occupy Park In Oakland

‘Massive crowd lead by Marines have torn down the fences at #occupyoakland and are re-entering the park! YES!’~Michael Moore(twitter)

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Right-Wing Filmmaker Gives Away Bongs And Che Guevara Rolling Papers At Occupy Wall Street

Right-Wing Filmmaker Gives Away Bongs And Che Guevara Rolling Papers At Occupy Wall Street

Evan Coyne Maloney, who’s been called the right-wing’s answer to Michael Moore, occupied Occupy Wall Street with his film crew, a bunch of ‘gotcha’ questions and some ‘hippie pothead’ bling.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Police Defy Orders To Arrest Occupy Albany Protesters

Police Defy Orders To Arrest Occupy Albany Protesters

In Albany, NY, police are refusing to arrest Occupy Albany protesters, despite orders from Governor Cuomo and Mayor Jennings.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Pizza Man No Longer Topping Romney

Pizza Man No Longer Topping Romney

Herman Cain seems to be losing popularity with Republican voters, at least in the upcoming primaries. CNN polled registered Republicans in Florida, Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, four of the first five primary states. Cain is losing to Romney in all four.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Perry Says His Tax Plan Will ‘Set Our People Free’

Perry Says His Tax Plan Will ‘Set Our People Free’

Reagan claimed he supported small government, sound economics and slashing budgets. But he never did any of that. Same for George W. Bush. The same can be said about any modern Republican administration.

by Chris· · News
Right Wing Scribes Blame Occupy Wall St. for Violence That it Didn’t Commit

Right Wing Scribes Blame Occupy Wall St. for Violence That it Didn’t Commit

The NYPD is, unfortunately, once again being utilized by the corporate classes to protect what they regard as assets rather than protecting the rights of the people who are practicing civil, non-violent disobedience in order to speak truth to power.

by Joseph Ascanio· · News
Peacefully Protesting Marine Shot Point Blank By Police During Violent ‘Occupy Oakland’ Raid (VIDEO)

Peacefully Protesting Marine Shot Point Blank By Police During Violent ‘Occupy Oakland’ Raid (VIDEO)

During the Monday night raid by police of ‘Occupy Oakland,’ a Marine veteran named Scott Olsen was shot point blank by either rubber bullets or beanbags, RT reports. The shooting left him bloodied and unconscious. Other protesters screamed for a medic.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Religious Leader Says We Should Celebrate Hitler And John Wayne Gacy During LGBT History Month

Religious Leader Says We Should Celebrate Hitler And John Wayne Gacy During LGBT History Month

Bryan Fischer, radio host and Director of Issues Analysis for the American Family Association, feels that we are leaving some important people out when discussing LGBT history; serial killer, John Wayne Gacy and mass murderer, Adolph Hitler.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Tyler Clementi was only 18 years old when he took his own life.

Parents of Gay Suicide Seek Justice, Not Revenge

In a statement issued this past Monday, the Clementi’s state that this case should not be about whether or not Ravi’s actions were responsible for their son’s death, but whether Ravi was guilty of criminal behavior. To put it more succinctly, Jane and Joseph Clementi want justice, not revenge.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Herman Cain’s Weird ‘Smoking’ Ad, Part Deux  (VIDEO)

Herman Cain’s Weird ‘Smoking’ Ad, Part Deux (VIDEO)

You’ve probably already seen Herman Cain’s very odd campaign ad, in which his chief of staff touts the potential Presidency of the cancer survivor, Cain, followed by a puff on a cancer stick and smoke blown at our virtual faces.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News