Archive for January 29th, 2013

Tennessee Lawmaker Proposes Cutting Welfare Benefits For Bad Grades

Tennessee Lawmaker Proposes Cutting Welfare Benefits For Bad Grades

Tennessee state Rep. Stacey Campfield (R) appeared on MSNBC to defend his proposal to make welfare benefits reliant upon the academic performance of the children of welfare recipients.

by Bryian Revoner· · News
Cardinal Roger Mahony…washing those sins away? @ Eideard.com

Newly Released Letters Expose Decades Of Shocking Cover-Ups Of Child-Molesting Catholic Priests

Monsignor Garcia’s victims were unlikely to have come forward…he ‘threatened to have a boy he had raped deported if he went to the police.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
(Not The Onion) Pork Isn’t A Sin Because You Can Stick It In A Fridge, Unlike Being Gay

(Not The Onion) Pork Isn’t A Sin Because You Can Stick It In A Fridge, Unlike Being Gay

Apparently because pork can be refrigerated and gay people can’t (or something like that), it’s no longer a sin to eat bacon.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Gay Baptist Minister And Life Partner Arrested For Protesting Kentucky’s Gay Marriage Ban (VIDEO)

Gay Baptist Minister And Life Partner Arrested For Protesting Kentucky’s Gay Marriage Ban (VIDEO)

The would-be newlyweds tell MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts why they feel hopeful about the future of marriage equality in Kentucky.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Hannity Insanity: Fox Is ‘Only Media Organization On This Planet That Has Delivered Fair And Balanced Coverage’

Hannity Insanity: Fox Is ‘Only Media Organization On This Planet That Has Delivered Fair And Balanced Coverage’

Obama’s a radical leftist Socialist Marxist Kenyan Nazi Muslim who stole the election and wants to destroy America but don’t you DARE say Fox isn’t ‘Fair and Balanced!’

by Justin Rosario· · News
Colorado Says ‘No’ To Armed Teachers (VIDEO)

Colorado Says ‘No’ To Armed Teachers (VIDEO)

Since the shootings, Colorado’s western, gun-loving tradition has become a bit more tempered.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Right-Wing Hopping Mad That Gun Control Bill Doesn’t Eliminate Military’s Weapons

Right-Wing Hopping Mad That Gun Control Bill Doesn’t Eliminate Military’s Weapons

In an about-face, the right-wing is throwing fits that gun control measures don’t strip away weapons that the military and police use to defend us.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
PA Congressman Says Immigrants Are Uneducated And Will Become Democrats

PA Congressman Says Immigrants Are Uneducated And Will Become Democrats

Lou Barletta, doesn’t give a bleep that other Republicans are starting to evolve on immigration issues. He will continue to fight the 14th Amendment.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Handout photo of Lazaro Sopena and Hann Dinh on their wedding day

Out Of Love, Man Takes Wife’s Name – Is Charged With Fraud

Marriage inequality can affect heterosexual couples as well, as this Florida couple found out the hard way.

by Wendi Petit· · News
‘Death Panels’ Are Out, ‘Sticker Shock’ Is In – Right-Wing Pundits Coin New Lie To Attack Obamacare

‘Death Panels’ Are Out, ‘Sticker Shock’ Is In – Right-Wing Pundits Coin New Lie To Attack Obamacare

The problem with a lie is that you have to create ever bigger lies in order to cover it up.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Did President Obama Launch War On Fox News? Yes, And They Took The Bait (VIDEO)

Did President Obama Launch War On Fox News? Yes, And They Took The Bait (VIDEO)

Placing the president’s calling out of Fox News before their own viewers may be exactly what the president wants.

by The Liberal· · News
Standard Right Wing Propaganda: The Second Amendment Is Absolute! MOAR GUNZ!

Standard Right Wing Propaganda: The Second Amendment Is Absolute! MOAR GUNZ!

Oh. My. God. This is it! THIS is the airtight argument that Second Amendment absolutists suffering from penis envy should be allowed to own whatever gun they want! But is it? (Here’s a hint: No.)

by Justin Rosario· · News
Texas State Legislature Blows Hole In Budget To Deny Women’s Reproductive Rights

Texas State Legislature Blows Hole In Budget To Deny Women’s Reproductive Rights

Texas wants women to have babies so much that lawmakers are willing to spend part of the state’s very limited budget to reward companies that deny insured reproductive healthcare to women.

by Cicero· · News
The David Pakman Show – Father Points AK-47 At Daughter For School Grades (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – Father Points AK-47 At Daughter For School Grades (VIDEO)

Because in the world of unfettered gun ownership, it’s OK for someone this unbalanced to buy a weapon of war.

by David Pakman· · News
Fox Paid Sarah Palin $15.85 For Each Rambling Word (VIDEO)

Fox Paid Sarah Palin $15.85 For Each Rambling Word (VIDEO)

She was the highest paid contributor on the network and she was hardly the ratings bonanza management was expecting.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News