Archive for January 16th, 2013

The 23 Executive Orders Obama Signed About Guns

The 23 Executive Orders Obama Signed About Guns

President Obama imposed some sweeping reforms in the form of Executive Orders earlier today. Twenty-three of them, in fact, which has the right-wingers howling in protest.

by T. Steelman· · News
Washington State Teachers Rebel Against Standardized Tests

Washington State Teachers Rebel Against Standardized Tests

Washington State teachers are refusing to give the Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) tests, a mutiny against standardized testing in the state.

by T. Steelman· · News
Texas Nationalist Movement STILL Dreaming of Secession

Texas Nationalist Movement STILL Dreaming of Secession

Leaders in Texas took the time on the first day of the legislative session to meet with the Texas Nationalist Movement in Austin this week.

by John Viall· · News
Liberal Icon Dennis Kucinich Now Part Of Fox News Family (VIDEO)

Liberal Icon Dennis Kucinich Now Part Of Fox News Family (VIDEO)

In a marriage that proves that opposites truly do attract, former Congressman and liberal stalwart, Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) is joining the team on Fox News.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Shooter at Hazard College @ Kentucky.com

Three Killed In Kentucky With Gun Bought Hours Earlier

The NRA succeeded in killing the Brady Bill’s waiting period. And the lack of it has been killing ever since.

by McAllister· · News
House Democrats Reintroduce The Public Option

House Democrats Reintroduce The Public Option

House Democrats reintroduce the Public Option, only this time a a budget deficit reduction measure, putting the GOP into a bad spot.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Court Tells Arizona To Obey Voters On Education Funding

Court Tells Arizona To Obey Voters On Education Funding

It turns out that lawmakers in Arizona actually have to pay attention to what voters are demanding. Who’d have thought?

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Battle Of The Bully Pundits – Glenn Beck And Alex Jones Duke It Out, Again (VIDEO)

Battle Of The Bully Pundits – Glenn Beck And Alex Jones Duke It Out, Again (VIDEO)

The crazies have come to roost, and this time it’s Alex Jones responding to crazy things that Glenn Beck said about him.

by Wendi Petit· · News
The David Pakman Show – Glenn Beck Plans Cult-Like ‘Independence USA’ (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – Glenn Beck Plans Cult-Like ‘Independence USA’ (VIDEO)

‘You would have to wipe us off the map before you could erase the truth that is America. Everything should be embedded in its architecture.’

by David Pakman· · News
This is not considered child abuse but states still ban gay couples from adopting? Sure, makes perfect sense!

Westboro Whackos Will Be At The Presidential Inauguration- With Permission

They protest at these places in order to provoke people into attacking them, and, thus, filing and winning law suits.

by Shannon Barber· · News
Background photo from the David Suzuki Foundation (http://www.davidsuzuki.org/issues/climate-change/science/climate-change-basics/climate-change-101-1/), Photo montage by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

Don’t Blame Climate Change – Blame Gay Marriage!

If the GOP accepts the real cause of global warming, they’d have to regulate their benefactors. But it’s getting harder and harder to explain away increasingly frequent adverse weather events.

Campaign Staff: Bachmann Had ‘Unnatural Relationship’ With Debate Coach

Campaign Staff: Bachmann Had ‘Unnatural Relationship’ With Debate Coach

Bachmann’s former top-level staffer told BuzzFeed that many staffers were glad she didn’t win the nomination because of the debate coach’s ‘Rasputin-like’ influence over her.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
The David Pakman Show – NRA Releases Shooting Game After Saying Video Games Cause Violence (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – NRA Releases Shooting Game After Saying Video Games Cause Violence (VIDEO)

Just one month after the Newtown, CT shootings — which the NRA blamed at least partly on violent video games — the NRA releases a shooting game app with targets.

by David Pakman· · News
Oil Activist Opens Smoothie Bar, Charges Liberals Extra

Oil Activist Opens Smoothie Bar, Charges Liberals Extra

The name of the Vernal, UT juice bar is ‘I Love Drilling Juice & Smoothies,’ and anybody who’s this into drilling can’t be very smart.

by Justin Acuff· · News
Screen shot of Sandy Hook hero Gene Rosen being interviewed by reporters. Even Faux News believes his account of the events. http://foxnewsinsider.com/2012/12/18/heart-wrenching-interview-gene-rosen-recalls-comforting-6-sandy-hook-students-who-fled-to-his-doorstep-after-newtown-shooting/

Sandy Hook Hero Harassed By Pro-Gun ‘Truthers’ (VIDEO)

Retired psychologist Gene Rosen comforted six terrified children after the shootings, and told their story to the world. Now conspiracy theorists are attacking him ruthlessly.

by T. Steelman· · News
No Shame: NRA Sets Sights On Obama’s Daughters In New Ad (VIDEO)

No Shame: NRA Sets Sights On Obama’s Daughters In New Ad (VIDEO)

The ad, released ahead of Obama’s Wed. gun control conference, has drawn criticism about the NRA being ‘sick in the head.’

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
Petition: Out Of Control Bigot Michele Bachmann ‘Not Worthy’ Of Intelligence Committee (VIDEO)

Petition: Out Of Control Bigot Michele Bachmann ‘Not Worthy’ Of Intelligence Committee (VIDEO)

‘Please remove Rep. Bachmann from her seat on the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence immediately.’

by Tiffany Willis· · Current Issues
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Sees The Light On Obamacare Medicaid Funding

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Sees The Light On Obamacare Medicaid Funding

It must have been hard for Brewer to say that the ACA had been upheld by the Supreme Court and ‘…is not going anywhere, at least not for the time being.’

by T. Steelman· · News
Founding Fathers’ Words Reveal 2nd Amendment Was… To Preserve Slavery?

Founding Fathers’ Words Reveal 2nd Amendment Was… To Preserve Slavery?

Turns out, in the words of Patrick Henry, James Madison, and George Mason, the 2nd Amendment was put in place in order to keep slaves in line.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News