Archive for February 11th, 2013

Rabbi Susan Silver (center, left), her daughter, Hallel Abramowitz and other Women of the Wall arrested for wearing “prayer shawls”; photo by Jim Hollander/EPALandov@ NPR

Sarah Silverman’s Sister Arrested With ‘Women Of The Wall’ In Battle For Equal Rights (VIDEO)

Once the crowd of supporters and media dispersed, police stepped in and grabbed 10 women, including Susan Silverman.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Unexpected Slowing Of Healthcare Costs Helps To Reduce The Federal Deficit

Unexpected Slowing Of Healthcare Costs Helps To Reduce The Federal Deficit

This unexpected slowing of the growth of healthcare costs is not going to address the entire deficit either.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Armed Pro-Gun Demonstrators Invade Oregon State Capitol, Occupy Building (VIDEO)

Armed Pro-Gun Demonstrators Invade Oregon State Capitol, Occupy Building (VIDEO)

Thousands of pro-gun protesters have descended upon Salem for rallies, but less than 100 attended the anti-gun counter demonstration in Portland.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
We're not REALLY bigots! We just play one on TV!

Fox News CEO’s Stunning Hypocrisy: Obama Needs To Stop Getting ‘Blacks To Hate Whites’

Fox specializes in whipping up racial animosity among poor, oppressed whites. But let’s blame the black guy for all that.

by Justin Rosario· · News
General John Allen Says He Knows ‘We Will Be Victorious’ In Afghanistan

General John Allen Says He Knows ‘We Will Be Victorious’ In Afghanistan

United States four-star General John Allen left his command in Afghanistan calling it optimistic, and is confident that victory is at hand.

by Justin Acuff· · News
Kobe Bryant @ BusinessInsider

Kobe Scolds Fans On Twitter: ‘Your Gay’ Insult Is ‘NotCool’

Is defending gay people the hottest trend? If so, that’s fabulous! Welcome to the world of NOH8, Kobe!

by Tiffany Willis· · News
NRA Brags About Politicians In Their Pockets While Dismissing The ‘Connecticut Effect’ (AUDIO)

NRA Brags About Politicians In Their Pockets While Dismissing The ‘Connecticut Effect’ (AUDIO)

The NRA tells politicians that when it comes to gun regulations ‘No, we’re not going to do that’ according to their Wisconsin lobbyist, Bob Welsh.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Late On Rent? Off To Jail You Go

Late On Rent? Off To Jail You Go

Debtor’s prisons were abolished in the United States over a century and a half ago, yet the justice system keeps finding creative ways to ensure that the poor will spend more than their share of time behind bars.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Even Conservative George Will Wants To Break Up The Banks

Even Conservative George Will Wants To Break Up The Banks

Big Banking is preventing free market competition by surreptitiously acquiring government endorsement because of their size.

by Justin Acuff· · News
Rand Paul Slams Ashley Judd, Embraces Tiresome GOP Misogyny (VIDEO)

Rand Paul Slams Ashley Judd, Embraces Tiresome GOP Misogyny (VIDEO)

The KY Senator attacks actress Ashley Judd with the completely novel idea that, as a woman, she’s not terribly bright. Bravo, sir! Bravo! You are a true pioneer in right wing politics.

by Justin Rosario· · News
Oops! Woman Accidentally Shoots Husband In McDonald’s After Dropping Gun (SPECIAL BONUS VIDEO)

Oops! Woman Accidentally Shoots Husband In McDonald’s After Dropping Gun (SPECIAL BONUS VIDEO)

Because the investigating officer says the incident is a reminder of the importance of gun safety, we have included Barney Fife’s special gun safety lesson from ‘The Andy Griffith Show!’

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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BREAKING: Pope Benedict XVI To Resign (VIDEO)

Benedict’s papacy was plagued with controversy and scandal, most notably the staggering number of sexual abuse controversies within the Catholic Church.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
BREAKING NEWS: ‘We The People’ Amendment To Be Introduced To Reverse Corporate ‘Personhood’

BREAKING NEWS: ‘We The People’ Amendment To Be Introduced To Reverse Corporate ‘Personhood’

There is only one solution to this corruption. A constitutional amendment that specifically decouples money from speech and removes corporate personhood.

by The Liberal· · News
Confederate Flag ‘Mistakenly’ Raised Over Mississippi Supreme Court

Confederate Flag ‘Mistakenly’ Raised Over Mississippi Supreme Court

At any rate, the correct flag is back up now but for two glorious hours, the South rose again!

by Tiffany Willis· · News
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Police Unleash The Drones As Manhunt For L.A. Cop Killer Intensifies

California police are using unarmed drones to close in Chris Dorner who is alleged to have killed one cop and the daughter of another along with her fiance.

by McAllister· · News