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Obama Defeats Right-Wing Ebola Fear-Mongering With A Hug (VIDEO)

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Obama meets with Ebola survivor, Nurse Nina Pham, and with one big hug dispels weeks of right-wing fear-mongering.

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Houston Mayor Says Daughter Couldn’t Get Driver’s License Because She Has Two Moms

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The largest city in Texas elected a lesbian mayor, but that doesn’t mean that the state’s bureaucracy has caught up to the 21st Century.

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Bully Attacks ‘Queer’ At DFW Airport, Crowd Takes Him Down (VIDEO)

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Three cheers for the crowd that stepped in and took down this homophobic drunkard!

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How The War On Drugs Is Recreating Slavery, Explained In Two Minutes (VIDEO)

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WATCH: Still think racism’s a thing of the past? Thanks to the war on drugs and for-profit prisons, SLAVERY isn’t even a thing of the past.

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Cops Unleash Choppers, Dogs, Citywide Man Hunt, Finally Catch Man Who Stole Pack Of Cigarettes

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It’s unclear what police have more of: time or resources. The abundance of both was on full display in Florida’s Manatee County as the Sheriff’s department launched a massive, citywide operation to catch an 18-year-old who had snatched a guy’s $4 pack of cigarettes.

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Costco Closed On Thanksgiving To Let Employees Be With Family

Costco Closed On Thanksgiving To Let Employees Be With Family

How hard is it for other retail giants to realize that they should let their employees be with their families for Thanksgiving?

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Israeli Hypocrisy: It’s Only Terrorism If A Palestinian Runs Over Civilians

The Palestinian Government Media center called on Subaru to take action against the disgraceful image as displayed below, but did not receive an answer.

Recent events in Israel and the occupied West Bank, have once again demonstrated the harsh reality of a broken system based on prejudice, rather than justice; a system in which, innocent civilians ultimately pay the cost. Only four days after an Israeli settler ran over two, five-year-old Palestinian girls walking […]

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Oklahoma Statehouse Grounds Becomes Religion-Free Zone Once After Vandals Smash Ten Commandments Monument

Screenshot of destroyed Ten Commandments statue via NewsOK

Vandalism is never the answer to disputes, but someone drove their vehicle on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds and smashed the Ten Commandments monument to pieces on Thursday night, once again making the public space a religion-free zone.

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Sarah Palin Calls Media Coverage Of Drunken Brawl ‘War On Women’

Sarah Palin Calls Media Coverage Of Drunken Brawl ‘War On Women’

Sarah and Bristol, if you really want to go toe to toe over which women are treated with more respect in the media, both right-wing and “mainstream,” you’re on.

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Atheists Plan To Hand Out X-Rated Bibles In Florida Schools And Conservative ‘Christians’ Only Have Themselves To Blame

Cover of X-Rated FFRF pamphlet via Raw Story

Conservatives are going to flip out when they discover what children are going to be exposed to thanks to their own obsession to force religion upon schools.

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Here Are Two Ways To Help End Human Rights Abuses By The Police

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Amnesty International has released their report on human rights abuses that occurred during protests in Ferguson, MO following the fatal shooting of Mike Brown. The shooting sparked outrage across the nation calling for an end to racial profiling by the police and that charges be filed against Darryl Wilson, the […]

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Drunk Tour Guide Ends Last Day Of Work With Horribly Racist Chinatown Rant (VIDEO)

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We can only hope this video affects her future employment options.

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Canada’s Parliament Honors Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers (VIDEO)

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Returning to work, Canada’s Parliament gave Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers a standing ovation for his brave defense of them yesterday.

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Aaron Paul Points Out Toys R Us’ Hypocrisy In Banning ‘Breaking Bad’ Dolls

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An actor from the “Breaking Bad” television series calls Toys ‘R’ Us on their hypocrisy for bending to social pressure and removing the dolls from the shelves.

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Another 150,000 Detroit Residents Are About To Become Homeless Under GOP Governor’s Emergency Manager

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As the looting of Detroit continues, another 1/5 of the city’s residents are slated to become homeless, under right wing governor Rick Snyder’s Emergency Manager. On October 8th, Detroit’s appointed Emergency Manager, Kevin Orr, along with the city’s conspicuous mayor, Mike Duggan (read how Duggan was *elected here) and Wayne […]

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Delusional Ted Cruz Staffer Blames Ebola On Obamacare, Hilarity Ensues (SCREENSHOTS)

Delusional Ted Cruz Staffer Blames Ebola On Obamacare, Hilarity Ensues (SCREENSHOTS)

A high-level Ted Cruz staffer did what the Right does best: blamed Ebola on Obamacare. This, of course, led to hilarity on Twitter.

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Bush Appointee Tosses Tea Party’s Sham Lawsuit Against the IRS For Alleged ‘Targeting’

Bush Appointee Tosses Tea Party’s Sham Lawsuit Against the IRS For Alleged ‘Targeting’

A federal judge has tossed two lawsuits related to alleged “targeting” of conservative groups by the IRS.

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School Board Okays Guns In Senior Yearbook Photos, But Only ‘Tasteful’ Ones (VIDEO)

Senior portrait photos with guns by Brian Baer/Baer Photography via Omaha.Com.  Background photo: Wikipedia.

This school board’s fine with guns in senior yearbook photos, if the photos are ‘tasteful.’ Would they say the same about pole dancing?

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Madeleine Albright Just Roasted Conan O’Brien On Twitter In The Best Way Possible

Madeleine Albright Just Roasted Conan O’Brien On Twitter In The Best Way Possible

Earlier this afternoon, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, 77, put Conan O’Brien in his place, and in the best possible way imaginable. O’Brien, with his usual silly wit tweeted out: I picked out my Halloween costume. I’m going as “Slutty Madeleine Albright.” — Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien) October 23, 2014 […]

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Michigan Tea Partier Uses Racist and Homophobic Slurs To Deter Voters From Voting For Opponent

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A Michigan citizen claims to have received a shocking phone call from someone identifying herself as a representative of the campaign to elect Michigan House candidate, Todd Courser. Courser, a Tea Party fanatic who is already under scrutiny over an alleged series of illegal campaign activities, is running against democratic […]

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