Archive for January 28th, 2013

Alabama Declares War On Constitution Again, Introducing Bill To Ignore Interstate Commerce Clause

Alabama Declares War On Constitution Again, Introducing Bill To Ignore Interstate Commerce Clause

Alabama has now proposed a new bill, claiming that they have the right to ignore the U.S. Constitution within their borders.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Belgian Malinois is a breed used by the Secret Service, law enforcement agencies and military units worldwide

Secret Service Canine Hero Falls To His Death In New Orleans

The Secret Service lost a prized agent this week, when one of their K-9 bomb sniffing dogs fell off of the roof while ensuring the safety of Vice President Biden in New Orleans.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Family Research Council Says New Boy Scout Policy On Gays Will Lead To Pedophelia

Family Research Council Says New Boy Scout Policy On Gays Will Lead To Pedophelia

The Family Research Council is always prepared – to fear LGBT people.

by McAllister· · News
Photo from HuffPost video screen capture. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/28/roxanne-rubin_n_2566297.html

Nevada Republican Arrested For Voter Fraud, After Proving ‘How Easy It Is’ (VIDEO)

‘I just feel the system is flawed,’ Roxanne Rubin said, after pleading guilty. She’s on the hook for $2500, 100 hours of community service, and an ‘impulse control’ class.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Let's not forget, Chris Christie IS a Republican; @ Comedy Central

Chris Christie Vetoes Minimum Wage Bill Over 25¢

When 25¢ spells the difference between passing or vetoing a minimum wage bill, along with all its other benefits, I’d say Governor Chris Christie has shown his true colors.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Conservative Author And Lawyer Claims He Gets His Gun Rights From The Bible

Conservative Author And Lawyer Claims He Gets His Gun Rights From The Bible

David French is a Senior Counsel at the right-wing American Center for Law and Justice, and recently tried thumping his Bible to defend pro-gun views.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Colorado Politician Backs Out Of Promise To Smoke Pot (VIDEO)

Colorado Politician Backs Out Of Promise To Smoke Pot (VIDEO)

Tom Tancredo, former Republican congressman from Colorado has backed out on his pledge to smoke a marijuana cigarette in public if Amendment 64 passed.

by T. Steelman· · News
On The Same Day The Boy Scouts Consider Allowing Gays, We Learn They Banned Troop From Allowing Gays

On The Same Day The Boy Scouts Consider Allowing Gays, We Learn They Banned Troop From Allowing Gays

It looks like the Boy Scouts are going to have some merit badge-worthy work ahead of them when it comes to convincing membership to comply with an end to the ban on gays.

by Dave Dreher· · News
Boy Scouts reconsidering policy on gays… @ CNN

In Hopeful Move, Boy Scouts Consider Change In Anti-Gay Policy

Early next week, 102 years after the beginning of the Boy Scouts of America, the National Council is expected to announce that it will allow gay Scouts and troop leaders.

by McAllister· · News
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Unlikely Bedfellows: Kentucky Democrats And Tea Partiers Join To Oust Mitch McConnell In 2014 (VIDEO)

It turns out there’s at least one thing Tea Partiers and Progressives can agree on: McConnell has got to go.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Chuck DeVore leaves Cali for the Lone Star State….bye bye…don’t let the door hit ya; @ Chuck’s website

California Flight To Texas? What Fox News And Former Californian-New GOP Texan Won’t Tell You (VIDEO)

More millionaires came to the state than left after California’s so-called Millionaire’s Tax was introduced in 2005 – adding 1 percentage point of tax to incomes over $1 million.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Alabama GOP Congressman Proposes Amendment That Would Effectively Kill The United States Government

Alabama GOP Congressman Proposes Amendment That Would Effectively Kill The United States Government

It takes either someone with moxie–or an idiot–to propose what Mo Brooks, the Representative of Alabama’s 5th District did on Monday.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Netanyahu has brought shame to Jews across the world.

Israel Follows In Nazi Footsteps, Forces Birth Control On African Jews

There is no indication that it would have been stopped had the program not been exposed. This is literally the same thing the Nazis did and for precisely the same reasons.

by Justin Rosario· · News
Sarah Palin And The Tea Party – Dead Movement Walking – The Tea Party Is Out

Sarah Palin And The Tea Party – Dead Movement Walking – The Tea Party Is Out

When an ant mound is poisoned and the queen dies there are still worker ants running around. However for all practical purposes, the mound is dead. That is the current state of the Tea Party.

by The Liberal· · News
McCain And Rubio Panic Over Lack Of Hispanic Republican Votes, Plan To Announce Immigration Reform Plans (VIDEO)

McCain And Rubio Panic Over Lack Of Hispanic Republican Votes, Plan To Announce Immigration Reform Plans (VIDEO)

Republicans have finally realized that not alienating Hispanic voters might be a good idea: McCain and Rubio want to share their ideas about immigration.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
McConnell Campaign Brags About Filibuster ‘Reform’ Bill (VIDEO)

McConnell Campaign Brags About Filibuster ‘Reform’ Bill (VIDEO)

Progressives are disheartened that the broken and oft-abused filibuster system did not get reformed, but one man is thrilled: Senator Mitch McConnell, who recently even filibustered his own bill.

by Dr. Mark Bear· · News
NH Police Chiefs Auctioning Off Assault Weapons And Handguns – One A Day For 31 Days

NH Police Chiefs Auctioning Off Assault Weapons And Handguns – One A Day For 31 Days

It is oddly oxymoronic for a police organization, of all things, to raise money by giving away military style weaponry every day for the merry month of May.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
60 Minutes interview with Steve Kroft

60 Minutes Unfairly Dismisses Obama And Clinton’s Greatest Achievements

If you tell the people that killed bin Laden and ended the war in Iraq that they have ‘no big, singular achievement,’ you are not a serious journalist.

by Bryian Revoner· · News