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John Boehner Says No Capitol Ceremony For World War I Vet

John Boehner Says No Capitol Ceremony For World War I Vet

Recently the last living Veteran from World War 1 passed away. The senators from his home state want him to be honored in the Capitol building’s rotunda in DC, but House Speaker John Boehner has denied that request.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Attempt to Recall Republican Senators In Wisconsin is Underway

Attempt to Recall Republican Senators In Wisconsin is Underway

In response to Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker and Republican Senators attempts to strip state union workers of their collective bargaining rights citizens of Wisconsin have decided to launch a recall effort of some of the Republicans involved. Once the recall initiative is filed the citizens will have 60 days to […]

by Joshua Meeker· · News
The Conservative revolution will NOT be televised in Canada Or “Awwwww…too bad, so sad, you lie.”

The Conservative revolution will NOT be televised in Canada Or “Awwwww…too bad, so sad, you lie.”

Once more Canada has demonstrated that being a successful democracy doesn’t require one to be a loud mouthed, ill-mannered war monger incapable of telling the truth if your life depended on it. In other words, democracy works just fine without Fox

The War Against Women

The War Against Women

During the Bush Administration, Republicans made it their mission to enter America into foreign wars. In the present day, they aren’t declaring war on other nations anymore. Instead, they have declared war on American women.

Dear Birthers: Let’s Make a Deal

Dear Birthers: Let’s Make a Deal

You win! You’ve worn us down. It’s time for president Obama to tell us who he really is, or he has to go back to Kenya. You’ve made your case. Fellow patriots of the movement, I’m with ya’!

by Bruce Lindner· · Political Humor
Maine Gov. Paul LePage On BPA: Worst Case Is Some Women May Have Little Beards

Maine Gov. Paul LePage On BPA: Worst Case Is Some Women May Have Little Beards

Maine Governor Paul LePage has no problem with BPA, a chemical that is released from plastic bottles when they’re microwaved. In fact, he’s quoted as saying “if you take a plastic bottle and put it in the microwave and you heat it up, it gives off a chemical similar to estrogen. So the worst case is some women may have little beards.”

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Rush Limbaugh Can’t Explain Why Conservatives Idolize Reagan

Rush Limbaugh Can’t Explain Why Conservatives Idolize Reagan

Mike Stark from the Daily Kos recently called in to Rush Limbaugh’s radio show, to ask him why modern-day conservatives idolize Reagan. After Stark gave several examples of things that Reagan did that modern-day conservatives would oppose, Limbaugh was at a loss for words as to why Conservatives idolize Reagan. […]

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Gov Walker’s Bill Targeting Unions Could Cost State 46 Million In Transportation Funds

Gov Walker’s Bill Targeting Unions Could Cost State 46 Million In Transportation Funds

The controversial part of Governor Scott Walker’s proposed plan that cuts the budget, the part that strips collective bargaining rights from unions, could actually end up costing the state millions of dollars in federal transportation funds.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Governor Scott Walker Being Investigated For Abuse Of His Position

Governor Scott Walker Being Investigated For Abuse Of His Position

Governor Scott Walker is being investigated because a non-partisan Government watchdog group, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), believe he violated state law by sending the Wisconsin State Patrol to the home of the Democratic Senate Leader, Mark Miller.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
MADISON, WI - FEBRUARY 24: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks to the press outside his office at the state capital Building on February 24, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. Protestors have occupied the state capital building for the past ten days while the governor has tried to push through a bill that would restrict collective bargaining for most government workers. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Assembly Passes Bill Stripping Unions Of Collective Bargaining Rights

Despite thousands of supporters protesting in the Capitol, The Wisconsin Assembly passed legislation that will strip workers of collective bargaining rights. No one knows when it will be voted on in the Wisconsin Senate, since Senate Democrats have fled to prevent a vote.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Iraqis Rebel Against George W. Bush’s Fake Democracy

Iraqis Rebel Against George W. Bush’s Fake Democracy

Despite George W. Bush’s effort to bring Democracy to Iraq, Iraqi citizens this week are rebelling against the corruption in their own Government, and poverty. Iraq had a surplus of 52.1 billion through then end of 2009, but many Iraqi citizens live in poverty.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Tea Party Candidates Champion Unusual Causes

Tea Party Candidates Champion Unusual Causes

So much for supporting smaller Government, these are just 9 of the causes that tea party backed candidates support, including a bill making it mandatory for citizens to purchase a gun within 6 months of turning 21.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Another Runaway General: Army Deploys Psy-Ops on U.S. Senators

Another Runaway General: Army Deploys Psy-Ops on U.S. Senators

A U.S. military general deployed “psychological operatives” to manipulate senators into more funding and troops for the war in Afghanistan, which is becoming increasingly unpopular among the American public.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Troopers would absolutely use force on Wisc. protesters if ordered

Troopers would absolutely use force on Wisc. protesters if ordered

Governor Scott Walker has already threatened to call in the National Guard against protesters. Now he’s threatening them with violent force, and a high ranking officer says they won’t hesitate to use it.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Lou Sarah, Sarah Palin’s Account, vanishes from Facebook

Lou Sarah, Sarah Palin’s Account, vanishes from Facebook

In what many are seeing as an obvious admittance of guilt on Sarah Palin’s part, the account “Lou Sarah” which Wonkette exposed as Sarah Palin’s personal facebook account, has been taken down.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Kansas High School Newspaper Says It’s Moral to Execute Gays

Kansas High School Newspaper Says It’s Moral to Execute Gays

Despite the alarming rise in gay teen suicides, a high school in Kansas allowed one of their students to publish an article that says that “[same-sex] relationships just are not normal” and also states “same sex dating should be frowned upon”. It also cites a biblical verse calling for the death penalty for same-sex couples.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Fox Reverses Poll Results To Falsely Claim Most Americans Favor Ending Collective Bargaining

Fox Reverses Poll Results To Falsely Claim Most Americans Favor Ending Collective Bargaining

Fox has been known in the past to distort the truth, but today they actually reversed poll data to falsely claim that America supports what Fox News believes on this issue.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Indiana Deputy AG Calls For Live Ammunition and Deadly Force against WI Protesters

Indiana Deputy AG Calls For Live Ammunition and Deadly Force against WI Protesters

A deputy Attorney General tweeted that he believes “live ammunition” should be used against the protesters in Wisconsin. What happened to toning down the rhetoric? Via Indiana News; A deputy in the Indiana Attorney General’s Office is no longer employed by the office following online comments he made concerning protesters […]

by Matthew Desmond· · News
A detail from a Time Magazine put out in June of 2010. From Wisconsin to Indiana, New Jersey to Arizona, GOP state governments are slashing corporate taxes and dissing federal assistance all the while dumping new burdens on the poor and working class. (Time Magazine)

GOP Governors Shift Burden To Poor, Middle Class To Pay For Tax Breaks For Rich, Corporations

In red states laden with debt, Republican Governor’s see fit to cut money from programs that help the poor, yet continue to champion and sign into law NEW tax cuts and tax breaks for the wealthy and corporations. What are their priorities? Via Common Dreams: Arizona: Following months of nationaloutcry and […]

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Georgia Republican’s anti-abortion bill would require investigations of miscarriages

Georgia Republican’s anti-abortion bill would require investigations of miscarriages

The Congressman who wants to redefine rape victims as “accusers” now wants investigations into miscarriages. Shouldn’t that be considered wasteful, unnecessary, Government spending? Via Raw Story: Legislation recently introduced to the Georgia legislature by House Republican Bobby Franklin would make abortion the legal equivalent of murder and require miscarriages to be […]

by Matthew Desmond· · News