Archive for January 14th, 2013

Governor Andrew Cuomo pushes bill with strict assault weapon ban; photo courtesy of

BREAKING: All Eyes On NY As First Post-Sandy Hook Assault Weapons Ban Is Put To Vote

‘No one hunts with an assault rifle,’ Cuomo said. ‘No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer. End the madness.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Texas Defunds Planned Parenthood – Organization Could Be At Risk

Texas Defunds Planned Parenthood – Organization Could Be At Risk

Texas Planned Parenthood was defunded on January 1st, because the state refused the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

by Justin Acuff· · News
Vista Ridge Mall in Lewisville, Texas; source @CDSDFW

Domestic Violence Dispute Ends With One Dead At Lewisville Texas Mall

The handgun was apparently concealed inside the man’s clothing; he pulled the gun out, put it under his chin, and pulled the trigger.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Let freedom ring!

LA Adult Film Stars Declare First Amendment Freedom From Condoms (Seriously!)

I’ve heard of wrapping yourself in the Constitution but never UNwrapping!

by Justin Rosario· · News
Conservative Kentucky Sheriff Says He Has More Power Than Obama Administration On Gun Control

Conservative Kentucky Sheriff Says He Has More Power Than Obama Administration On Gun Control

No stranger to controversy, Sheriff Danny Peyman is just one example of many politicians and spokespersons who have reacted publicly to false and misleading information that is fomenting on the right wing blogosphere

by McAllister· · News
President Barack Obama scolded the GOP House on their refusal to raise the debt limit --to pay  for expenses Congress had already authorized -- during his press conference on Monday, January 14th, 2013. Screen capture from a video by The Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/president-obama-we-are-not-a-deadbeat-nation/2013/01/14/d7e90f8c-5e60-11e2-a389-ee565c81c565_video.html

Obama Attacks House On Debt Ceiling While GOP Plots Default And Government Shut Down (VIDEO)

Republicans think the US Government works like Todd Akin’s concept of a raped woman’s uterus: When threatened by increased spending, ‘the whole thing shuts down.’

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Jodie Foster at the Golden Globes.

Without Saying It, Jodie Foster Confirms She Is Gay At Golden Globe Awards (VIDEO)

She does not owe the gay or straight community a reason for her actions or how she chooses to discuss her sexuality.

by The Liberal· · News
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Photo from 24Spoilers.Com.

Justice Scalia ‘Too Liberal’ For Larry Pratt, Director Of Gun Owners Of America

Larry Pratt, the director of Gun Owners of America, told host Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday that Scalia is ‘too liberal’ and that ‘Scalia was not speaking from a constitutional perspective.’

by Justin Acuff· · News
Fun new video game from the NRA…@  Poking Snakes

Despicable Insensitivity: NRA Shooting Game Has Coffin-Shaped Targets, Approved For Ages 4+

The NRA blamed violent games for the Sandy Hook shooting; now, it is promoting the very thing it claims is responsible….approved for ages 4+!

by Shannon Barber· · News
Conspiracy Nuttery – Real Or A Money Making Scam?

Conspiracy Nuttery – Real Or A Money Making Scam?

‘…why you must get these crucial items before the panic. And why we’re going to be the people on top of the game when crisis hits.’

by The Liberal· · News
Surprise, Surprise! – Only 6 Percent Of Scientists Belong To The ‘Anti-Science Party’ (CHART)

Surprise, Surprise! – Only 6 Percent Of Scientists Belong To The ‘Anti-Science Party’ (CHART)

Yes, Republicans, Democrats believe in God, too, contrary to the right-wing attempt to portray the Christian Left as an ‘oxymoron.’

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Obama witch doctor image…not racist? @ Palmetto Public Record

Racist Obama T-Shirts Big Hit With Tea Party Conventioneers

If you’re going to walk the walk and talk the talk, at least have the perverse integrity to admit it. You’re racists, plain and simple.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Another Gang Rape In India

Another Gang Rape In India

I fear we have not heard the last of these kinds of rape in India, nor will we for some time to come.

by T. Steelman· · News
NEWSFLASH: Tucson Republican Joins Democrats – GOP ‘Is An Ideological Outlier’

NEWSFLASH: Tucson Republican Joins Democrats – GOP ‘Is An Ideological Outlier’

Welcome to the side of sanity! Glad to have you.

by Shannon Barber· · News
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100 Things You Can Say To Irritate A Republican (HUMOR)

Conservatives are so easy to anger these days. Even the most insignificant statement can set off their tempers. If you want to enrage a conservative, I suggest you tell them one of these facts.