ALEC is trying to scare homeowners away from solar power by imposing a tax on anybody who puts electricity back into the power grid.
Nelson Mandela, the beloved anti-apartheid leader who rose from political prisoner to president of a free South Africa, died today. Photo from Wikipedia. Nelson...
NYPD officers shoot at a mentally ill man weaving through traffic, hit two women instead, then arrest the unarmed man for the shooting. How does THAT work?...
The smirking mannequins and leggy Foxbots of Fox and Friends recently stoked Islamophobia over a YMCA allowing a swim class for young Muslim girls. Fox...
Cornelius Kelly made the rounds on Fox News, claiming that he could not get a policy to cover his 18 month old daughter. There’s more to the story than thatRead more ›
Fast food workers and labor organizers are planning one-day strikes in 100 cities across the United States on Thursday. This is part of an ongoing effort to bring attention to the plight of low-wage workers in the U.S. The fast food industry is famous for not paying a living wage, […]Read more ›
Martin Bashir made a rhetorical statement that was in line with Sarah Palin’s comments. His quitting is another right-wing victory over a spineless Left.Read more ›
In a good news/bad news twist for men, a side-effect free male birth control pill is being developed in mice, and may soon be ready for a human test run.Read more ›
The republican controlled 113th Congress is set to become the least productive Congress ever, with some Republicans bragging about their do nothing record.Read more ›
A Texas middle school principal has targeted Hispanic students for discrimination, announcing to the school that they are prohibited from speaking Spanish.Read more ›
Yo. Fox’s Bill O’Reilly says Jesus ain’t ‘down with’ food stamps for the poor, because they’re lazy drunks and drug addicts. Merry Christmas!Read more ›
A surprisingly sane GOP-led house voted to renew the plastic gun ban. But can we get them to close a potentially lethal loophole?Read more ›
Starting in mid-November, Republican members of the California State Assembly began sending out mailings to CA residents. The mailings, titled “Covering California, A Resource Guide,” are meant to steer people away from the state’s real healthcare exchange, pointing them instead to a fake healthcare website. State resources were used for the flier and fake website. The […]Read more ›
Conservatives who idolize unfettered capitalism, think Pope Francis is a heretic for calling it tyranny. They even make up lies about the Bible about it.Read more ›
In the middle of a class on systemic racism in mass communications, a white student shows why racism remains a problem in the United States.Read more ›
This Catholic hospital failed to treat this woman’s life-threatening miscarriage, due to religious directives issued by the Bishops. Now, she’s suing them.Read more ›
If you are like millions of other movie-goers, you saw the second installment of The Hunger Games this past holiday weekend. Catching Fire has made almost $300 million since its release on November 21st. Many viewers on both ends of the political spectrum see their own beliefs reflected back at […]Read more ›
WI Governor Scott Walker has come up with a plan to raise campaign funds – have conservatives donate the money for their children’s Christmas presents.Read more ›
A right-wing nut posts a picture photo-shopped to look like Obama’s molesting his daughter, and it goes viral. Is there nothing these people won’t do?Read more ›
If you’re a rich white jerk, here’s the vacation for you: A five-star fake shanty town, where you can pretend to be a poor black person in South Africa.Read more ›
Landry Thompson, a 13-year-old dancer, traveled to Texas with her black teachers for a training session. What happened next should scare the heck out of us.Read more ›
On the 58th anniversary of Rosa Parks refusing to give up her bus seat to a white person, the GOP has declared that racism is over in America.Read more ›
Henry Blodget spent a lot of time pumping up the value of stocks even as he privately expressed negative views of the companies the stocks represented. For this he was permanently barred from the securities industry. Henry Blodget created no product. Henry Blodget created no service. He got rich making […]Read more ›
Six thousand cases of child abuse ignored under republican governor Jan Brewer, who cut funds and overhauled Arizona’s Child Protection Services.Read more ›