In a story that’s bound to send Republicans straight into the spin cycle, it was announced on Thursday that insurance companies will be refunding Americans $332 million because they’ve been overcharging them for healthcare.
Are the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and the Nazis upset that they can’t have a table beside Warren Mayor Jim Fouts’ prayer station which distributes religious...
Even politicians can get a little starstruck around celebrities. But beware: if you’re the kind of politician who bashes gay people on a regular...
A newspaper editor in Iowa went on an anti-gay rant on his personal blog and once his employer found out about it, he was fired. Now, he’s suing....
Wright’s Neanderthal view of gender is hardly atypical for conservatives. The idea that women should be equal to men in our society is terrifying to them.Read more ›
Palestinians – mostly children – who had sought shelter from Israeli airstrikes in a UN-controlled elementary school thought they would be safe when suddenly the school itself was fired upon by Israeli tanks. At least 15 Palestinians were killed and dozens more injured in the attack. CBS News reporters were […]Read more ›
If you have the urge to say something completely offensive about women in the workplace, it’s a good idea to make sure that the person next to you doesn’t have the ability to live-tweet the conversation. On Monday in Toronto, editor and coder Lyndsay Kirkham took it upon herself to expose the sexist […]Read more ›
The Human Rights Watch and Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Institute have recently released a report claiming that the U.S. Justice Department and the FBI have been targeting American Muslims in unethical counterterrorism “sting operations.” The report, called “Illusion of Justice: Human Rights Abuses in US Terrorism Prosecutions,” dissects 27 federal terrorism cases from […]Read more ›
As the Israel-Palestine area detonated into a mass of rockets and explosions, an orthodox Jewish boyfriend and an Arab girlfriend who, is half Lebanese, kissed – their image went viral. And this photo became the face of an internet initiative called Jews and Arabs Refuse to be Enemies. Sulome Anderson, […]Read more ›
Guns and Walmart – the new Americana.Read more ›
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released their 25th edition of their KIDS COUNT Data Book. There is a lot of good news for kids based on the trends the group has studied, there is some bad news as well, especially if you’re a child in a Republican majority state. […]Read more ›
This is what happens when a Tea Party politician actually stands up for what is right.Read more ›
Jeff Mizanskey is currently serving life without parole for marijuana charges. He has already served 21 years and is the only prisoner in Missouri being held under these conditions. An Indiegogo campaign is currently trying to raise $21,000 to create ads for TV, print, radio, online and billboards that call for Mizankey’s freedom. […]Read more ›
Most of the time, rape culture has its way and everyone involved except the victim and her family wander off whistling happily. But this time, the judge didn’t get away with it.Read more ›
This group selfie taken at the opening of the Commonwealth Games in Scotland went viral after it was photobombed by a special guest…Queen Elizabeth II! But after some research, turns out this is old-hat (see what I did there?), the Queen has been photobombing people for years! Here she is […]Read more ›
Campaign finance reports from have revealed that campaign donations to Republican State Legislator Bill Kramer of Wisconsin have been siphoned into a legal fund to battle sexual assault charges made against him. According to local news outlet WKOW: The finance report for Rep. Kramer (R-Waukesha) lists payments to to Gatzke […]Read more ›
Did you ever hear the one about the drunk driver who, in the midst of a road rage incident, ran himself over with his own car? Well then brace yourself, because you’re about to. According to Gainesville Police Department report, after rear-ending a vehicle that had stopped at a traffic […]Read more ›
No one could have ever predicted that a simple tweet could get an entire family kicked off of a plane, but that’s exactly what happened to Duff Watson and his children on Sunday. Watson had boarded a Southwest Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis, and was soon asked to get […]Read more ›
In November 2012, 15-year-old Garfield High student Emily Miller (pseudonym) was raped while on a field-trip for her Seattle school. The rape was so brutal, she was hospitalized. Her alleged rapist returned to school, she never did. Emily was on a three-day school trip to a National Park when a […]Read more ›
In recent weeks Israeli Lawmaker Ayalet Shaked called for the murder of Palestinian women and children, while Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset Moshe Feiglin called for the ‘elimination‘ of Gaza. Both speak from the Israeli position that there is no such thing as a Palestinian civilian – they are […]Read more ›
Six words you never want to hear from the lips of your child: “Am I going to die, Daddy?” But these are the words that Channel 4′s Jon Snow heard the 6-year-old daughter of his own translator ask over the phone, as her father stood surrounded by the blood and […]Read more ›
What message did they have by gathering with firearms and handing out anti-Obama literature at the spot where President Kennedy was assassinated?Read more ›
In Ann Coulter’s unending race to outdo her own awfulness, she has now begun labeling anyone who shows compassion for the Central American child refugees as “moral show-offs.” In short, she wants people to cut it out. In an hour long rant on Twitter, Coulter managed to be both insulting […]Read more ›
On Sunday, HBO aired an episode of ‘True Blood’ that hilariously trolled Republicans, and conservatives have been whining about it ever since.Read more ›