Archive for January 3rd, 2013

Republican Congressional Committee Bullies New Democrat House Members With ‘Pelosi Lap Dog Kit’

Republican Congressional Committee Bullies New Democrat House Members With ‘Pelosi Lap Dog Kit’

Republicans wasted no time getting the bullying started in the new Congress.

by Cicero· · News
Joe Scarborough Issues Warning – Republican Party On Verge Of Destroying Majority (VIDEO)

Joe Scarborough Issues Warning – Republican Party On Verge Of Destroying Majority (VIDEO)

The former Florida congressman pointed out how the Republican Party will lose its majority status in the House within 2 years unless they change course.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Glenn Beck Will Fire Employees Who Mention Obama’s Name

Glenn Beck Will Fire Employees Who Mention Obama’s Name

On his show, Glenn Beck says that he will fire any of his workers who mention President Barack Obama’s name.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Before Selling To Al Jazeera, Current Rejected Buyout Offer By Glenn Beck

Before Selling To Al Jazeera, Current Rejected Buyout Offer By Glenn Beck

According to a report, Current TV to Al Jazeera, the network was approached by none other than right-wing lunatic Glenn Beck.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Re-Elected to His Second Term As Speaker, An Emotional Boehner Gives Advice To The New Congress (VIDEO)

Re-Elected to His Second Term As Speaker, An Emotional Boehner Gives Advice To The New Congress (VIDEO)

Amidst party dissention and rumors that the House Speakership of John Boehner (R-OH) was in peril, he was today re-elected for a second term.

by Cicero· · News
The Kulluk rig, from rigzone.com

Shell Drilling Rig Aground Southeast Of Alaska

The Kulluk, a massive arctic drilling rig, has run aground southeast of Alaska, putting the whole question of arctic drilling into question.

by Justin Acuff· · News
Anti-Kwanzaa Politician Defends Himself On Anderson Cooper 360 (VIDEO)

Anti-Kwanzaa Politician Defends Himself On Anderson Cooper 360 (VIDEO)

The controversy-loving State Senator from Wisconsin tries his best to defend his bigotry and fails.

by Wendi Petit· · News
Republican Rep. Peter King ‘Doesn’t Know Why People Need Assault Weapons’ (VIDEO)

Republican Rep. Peter King ‘Doesn’t Know Why People Need Assault Weapons’ (VIDEO)

Your right to possess something ‘just because you can’ ends when it comes face-to-face with a child’s right not to be shot.

by Justin Acuff· · News
I’m Receiving Unemployment: What Now?

I’m Receiving Unemployment: What Now?

Post fiscal cliff deal: If you’re collecting unemployment or extended unemployment, your earned benefits will continue unchanged.

Screen shot from Tampa Bay's WTSP Channel 10 News. http://www.wtsp.com/news/local/article/289935/8/Man-shot-in-the-face-with-pellet-gun-a-possible-hate-crime

Middle Eastern Man Shot In Face For Dating A White Woman (VIDEO)

Sheriff’s office declares it a hate crime and says, ‘This will not be tolerated in Pasco County. We are putting all of our resources into solving this.’

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Young Hillary Clintion; courtesy of SodaHead.com

Coming To A Theater Near You: Is Hillary Clinton About To Get The Big Screen Treatment?

Certainly interest in the subject is at an all-time high and the script is now positioned as fourth favorite on The Black List, the Hollywood compendium of ‘favorite scripts.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
Mullah Maulvie Nazir Wazir. Image from Voice of America. http://www.voanews.com/content/drone-strike-kills-top-pakistani-militant/1576852.html

Senior Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed In Drone Strike

The Pakistani military had been working with Nazir and his group and Pakistani officials say that Nazir’s death could cause strife between the U.S. and Islamabad

by T. Steelman· · News
From Family Violence Prevention Fund

House Republicans Celebrate New Year By Allowing Violence Against Women Act To Die

Even after taking heavy losses in the 2012 Election, including a clear rejection by women voters, Republicans still refused to protect women and children.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Trump tweets. And tweets and tweets and tweets...

Trump Tweets His Pain – GOP ‘Pathetic’ And ‘Obama Is Laughing At Them’

After all, he and his millionaire buddies were assured by the GOP that their hefty earnings would be safe from Uncle Sam and would continue to enjoy low tax rates.

Anonymous Takes On Rape Culture: Leaks Video Of Steubenville Jocks Mocking Rape Victim (VIDEO NSFW)

Anonymous Takes On Rape Culture: Leaks Video Of Steubenville Jocks Mocking Rape Victim (VIDEO NSFW)

Anonymous challenged 16-year-old girl’s rapists and accomplices to step forward and apologize … then released the “rape crew’s” names, information, and incriminating videos.

by Justin Rosario· · News
Al Jazeera buys Current TV, photo courtesy of  Al Jazeera. com

Al Jazeera Purchases Al Gore’s Current TV In Bid To Start U.S. Based Channel (VIDEO)

Al Gore – ‘Al-Jazeera has the same goals and, like Current, believes that facts and truth lead to a better understanding of the world around us.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News