Archive for January 12th, 2013

Gun Nut James Yeager Issues A Retraction, Sort Of (VIDEO)

Gun Nut James Yeager Issues A Retraction, Sort Of (VIDEO)

There’s something about having a lawyer by his side that can have a calming effect on a volatile gun nut.

by McAllister· · News
Armed slaves would’ve stopped slavery? @ History.org

Gun Nut Says Arming Slaves Would Have Prevented Slavery

Gun nuts tend to be conservative, white, Republican males. I don’t think this demographic is in touch with reality when it comes to things like racism.

by Shannon Barber· · News
Did you do your homework...punk?

Texas Lt. Governor Accidentally Admits That Just Having A Gun Is Worthless For Protection

Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst is pro-gun. He’s so pro-gun that he wants the taxpayers to pay to train teachers and school staff to be ready for an armed intruder.

Pat Robertson Blames Bad Marriages On ‘Awful-Looking’ Women (VIDEO)

Pat Robertson Blames Bad Marriages On ‘Awful-Looking’ Women (VIDEO)

If you’re having problems in your marriage, it’s the woman’s fault. It’s also most likely because she’s hard to look at. At least, that’s the way of the world according to Pat Robertson.

by Justin Acuff· · News
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Stephen Colbert Calls NRA Chief ‘F^*#&d In The Head’ (VIDEO)

Who better than Yosemite Sam, Wayne LaPierre, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio to help keep things rational and reasonable?

by Wendi Petit· · News
Joe Biden Suggests ‘Smart Gun’ Technology

Joe Biden Suggests ‘Smart Gun’ Technology

To the firearm industry’s dismay, Biden has suggested considering ‘smart gun’ technology, which will only allow the owner of a gun to fire it.

Obama Announcement – We Are Leaving Afghanistan In 2014 (VIDEO)

Obama Announcement – We Are Leaving Afghanistan In 2014 (VIDEO)

The draw down will begin on this spring as our troops shift for combat to support roles, allowing the Afghan security forces to take over.

by Justin Rosario· · Current Issues
Newark Mayor Cory Booker – Superhero And Recovered Homophobe

Newark Mayor Cory Booker – Superhero And Recovered Homophobe

Cory Booker, a known advocate to the LGBT community, was once homophobic.

by Tiffany Willis· · Current Issues, News
Christian School Used Children To Clear Dangerous Asbestos – Without Protective Gear (VIDEO)

Christian School Used Children To Clear Dangerous Asbestos – Without Protective Gear (VIDEO)

A Christian school in Ohio is under criminal investigation for one cost-cutting measure — making kids clear out old asbestos without protective gear.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Ohio School District Arms Staff

Ohio School District Arms Staff

A northwestern Ohio school board just voted to allow staff members to carry weapons on school grounds. This idea can not possibly go wrong.

by Dave Dreher· · Current Issues, News
The Great Republican Lie – That They Actually Care About The Economy (VIDEO)

The Great Republican Lie – That They Actually Care About The Economy (VIDEO)

Should the GOP attempt to use the debt-ceiling as a bargaining chip, remind them that Ronald Reagan increased the debt-ceiling 17 times.

Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

Americans Die Younger, Live Unhealthier Than Those In Other Wealthy Countries

In a shocking finding, a huge new study concludes that young Americans are less likely to live to age 50 than citizens of other developed countries.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Police in Oakland, Cal. take up weapons against protesters

How Occupy Proved We Don’t Need Guns Against The Government

When we tried—peacefully—to exercise our Constitutional right to assemble, we were harassed, tear-gassed, assaulted with bean bag guns and other weapons and arrested.

by Jill Klausen· · News
Obama Administration’s Amazing Rejection Letter Re: Death Star Petition

Obama Administration’s Amazing Rejection Letter Re: Death Star Petition

The possible a dark lord of the Sith, President Obama sought to crush the rebellion before it ever began

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Men Cause Panic In Portland By Carrying Assault Rifles In Attempt To Teach About Gun Rights

Men Cause Panic In Portland By Carrying Assault Rifles In Attempt To Teach About Gun Rights

When citizens in Portland, Oregon saw two men walking through streets carrying assault rifles, it caused a wave of fear and multiple 911 calls.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Ariel & Shawnee McPhail @ Daily Kos

Restaurant Owner Gives Lesbian Couple A Tip: Don’t Be Gay (VIDEO)

The owner confirmed that he absolutely did give the couple the letter and that it was ‘out of love.’

by Tiffany Willis· · News