Archive for January 5th, 2013

Illinois Misses Opportunity To Pass Marriage Equality Bill

Illinois Misses Opportunity To Pass Marriage Equality Bill

Support by both parties, the governor, and President Obama was not enough to get marriage equality passed in Illinois.

by Wendi Petit· · News
Purportedly Former U.S. Marine Cpl. Joshua Bolton (aka joshbd50) @ Facebook

Marine To Sen. Feinstein – ‘Some Woman’ Will Not Limit My Assault Weapons

Those ‘freedoms’ you told Senator Feinstein you were fighting for? Those freedoms come with the responsibility of being a lawful citizen.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
New Studies Find A Link Between Crime And Pollution

New Studies Find A Link Between Crime And Pollution

Turns out Republican attacks on the EPA are actually attempts to increase the crime rate in the US.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Deadly Weapon?

Credit Cards Kill Says One NRA Controlled Politician

One state representative called gun regulations a slippery slope to banning credit cards, as credit cards can be used to kill.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Video screenshot from news report on Aurora home shooting, 1.5.13.

Aurora Hostage Situation Ends With Four Dead (VIDEO)

Only six months after a mass shooting derailed the Denver suburb of Aurora, residents have been hit once again with gun violence.

by Tiffany Willis· · Current Issues
Birther nuts take another stab at it; image @ TellingSecrets

Birthers Make One Final, Desperate Push To Keep Obama From Taking Office

They insist on a literal, originalist interpretation of the Constitution, which, as previously noted, does not define ‘natural born’ in any way, shape or form.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Man Challenges Citizens United – From The Carpool Lane

Man Challenges Citizens United – From The Carpool Lane

For most, getting caught alone in the carpool lane is an expensive nuisance. For Jonathan Frieman it’s a chance to change American politics.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
For the love of God...and money.

Vatican In Trouble For Money Laundering And We Aren’t Surprised

Since when does the Catholic Church believe that it has to play by the same rules as the rest of us?

by Shannon Barber· · News
Lance in front of his “lost” jerseys @ Twitter

Is Lance Armstrong About To Publicly Admit He’s A Doper?

It may be about getting back into the sport for Armstrong, but for many, it’s about integrity and redemption. That’s part of the problem.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
New FDA Laws In View – Making Our Food Safer

New FDA Laws In View – Making Our Food Safer

The new standards address farmers and manufacturers and will bring the food industry into the 21st century.

by T. Steelman· · News
NOM’s Maggie Gallagher Going Down – Loses 17-Year Syndicated Column

NOM’s Maggie Gallagher Going Down – Loses 17-Year Syndicated Column

We will not be reading the column of Maggie Gallagher anymore, not that we did anyways, as that source of hatred has come to an end.

by Shannon Barber· · News
Soldiers Marry In Airport Two Hours Before Separate Deployments (VIDEO)

Soldiers Marry In Airport Two Hours Before Separate Deployments (VIDEO)

A whirlwind airport wedding and separate deployment honeymoons for this army couple!

by Tiffany Willis· · News