Archive for December 22nd, 2012

David Koch Spokesman Tells Hurricane Sandy Victims To ‘Suck It Up’

David Koch Spokesman Tells Hurricane Sandy Victims To ‘Suck It Up’

While David Koch is telling people who have lost their homes, arguably partly caused by the global climate change actions of his company, to ‘suck it up,’ he is sucking off the government teat.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Partial Screen Capture of HuffPost homepage

Huffington Post Chronicles Barrage Of Gun Deaths In Week Since Newtown (IMAGE)

Gun homicides in the U.S. amount to a Sandy Hook tragedy every day, on average.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
Why Is The NRA Blaming Mass Shootings On Video Games?

Why Is The NRA Blaming Mass Shootings On Video Games?

Is it really about video games or is it about money?

by Christie Ward· · News
U.S. District Court Blocks California Law Banning Conversion Therapy For Gays

U.S. District Court Blocks California Law Banning Conversion Therapy For Gays

Is conversion therapy a free speech issue?

by Rika Christensen· · News
Obama To Boehner On Fiscal Cliff Talks: ‘You Get Nothing’

Obama To Boehner On Fiscal Cliff Talks: ‘You Get Nothing’

Boehner never had a chance. I almost feel bad for the guy. Almost.

by Justin Rosario· · News
President Bush’s Letter of Resignation From The NRA

President Bush’s Letter of Resignation From The NRA

In 1995, former President George Herbert Walker Bush sent his own letter of resignation to the NRA, something everyone should read.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Graphic by Mother Jones shows Obama's already been blamed for Aurora shooting

Conservative Blogger Claims Obama Staged Newtown Massacre

What’s really scary: Principals invite right-wing nut job Bradlee Dean to lead school assemblies.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
Not Melissa but still…any attractive woman can be fired while “hot”?  @ Gawker

All-Male Iowa Supreme Court Rules It Legal To Fire Women For Being ‘Too Hot’

The Court ruled that her termination was not based on her gender, but was instead on Knight’s emotions.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Russian orphans  @ RainbowKids.com

Russian Legislators Use Orphans As Political Pawns

The exact number of orphans in Russia is not known, though one American aid organization estimates there were 800,000 last year.

by T. Steelman· · News
Experts Say NRA Wayne LaPierre Press Conference A PR Disaster–MAYBE NOT

Experts Say NRA Wayne LaPierre Press Conference A PR Disaster–MAYBE NOT

The NRA remains in the driver’s seat, lest those opposing their immoral stances think through various levels of indirection to fight them appropriately on all fronts.

by The Liberal· · News
Beth Howard’s  TheWorldNeedsMorePie… “give a piece a chance.”

‘Pie Lady’ Drives Across Country To Bring Comfort To Newtown…With Apple Pies

‘People smiled today,’ she said. ‘And that alone was worth the drive.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
Harper's Index

More Republicans Believe In Demonic Possession Than Climate Change

Harper’s Magazine has put out their yearly Index and some of the numbers are… interesting.

by T. Steelman· · Information and Resources
DemandAPlan psa @  DemandAPlan.org

Beyonce, Jon Hamm, Chris Rock And Others Urge You To ‘Demand A Plan’ To End Gun Violence (VIDEO)

On the same day the NRA cried, ‘The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,’ a new PSA offers a calm, clear message of demand for a REAL solution.

Unable To Bolster Position, NRA Turns To Breitbart

Unable To Bolster Position, NRA Turns To Breitbart

Today, the NRA has fallen victim to zombie-Brietbart and its deception

by Nathaniel Downes· · News