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Here Are Two Ways To Help End Human Rights Abuses By The Police

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Amnesty International has released their report on human rights abuses that occurred during protests in Ferguson, MO following the fatal shooting of Mike Brown. The shooting sparked outrage across the nation calling for an end to racial profiling by the police and that charges be filed against Darryl Wilson, the […]

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Drunk Tour Guide Ends Last Day Of Work With Horribly Racist Chinatown Rant (VIDEO)

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We can only hope this video affects her future employment options.

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Canada’s Parliament Honors Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers (VIDEO)

Screenshot from CBC Canada's coverage of Parliament

Returning to work, Canada’s Parliament gave Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers a standing ovation for his brave defense of them yesterday.

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Aaron Paul Points Out Toys R Us’ Hypocrisy In Banning ‘Breaking Bad’ Dolls

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An actor from the “Breaking Bad” television series calls Toys ‘R’ Us on their hypocrisy for bending to social pressure and removing the dolls from the shelves.

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Another 150,000 Detroit Residents Are About To Become Homeless Under GOP Governor’s Emergency Manager

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As the looting of Detroit continues, another 1/5 of the city’s residents are slated to become homeless, under right wing governor Rick Snyder’s Emergency Manager. On October 8th, Detroit’s appointed Emergency Manager, Kevin Orr, along with the city’s conspicuous mayor, Mike Duggan (read how Duggan was *elected here) and Wayne […]

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Delusional Ted Cruz Staffer Blames Ebola On Obamacare, Hilarity Ensues (SCREENSHOTS)

Delusional Ted Cruz Staffer Blames Ebola On Obamacare, Hilarity Ensues (SCREENSHOTS)

A high-level Ted Cruz staffer did what the Right does best: blamed Ebola on Obamacare. This, of course, led to hilarity on Twitter.

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Bush Appointee Tosses Tea Party’s Sham Lawsuit Against the IRS For Alleged ‘Targeting’

Bush Appointee Tosses Tea Party’s Sham Lawsuit Against the IRS For Alleged ‘Targeting’

A federal judge has tossed two lawsuits related to alleged “targeting” of conservative groups by the IRS.

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School Board Okays Guns In Senior Yearbook Photos, But Only ‘Tasteful’ Ones (VIDEO)

Senior portrait photos with guns by Brian Baer/Baer Photography via Omaha.Com.  Background photo: Wikipedia.

This school board’s fine with guns in senior yearbook photos, if the photos are ‘tasteful.’ Would they say the same about pole dancing?

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Madeleine Albright Just Roasted Conan O’Brien On Twitter In The Best Way Possible

Madeleine Albright Just Roasted Conan O’Brien On Twitter In The Best Way Possible

Earlier this afternoon, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, 77, put Conan O’Brien in his place, and in the best possible way imaginable. O’Brien, with his usual silly wit tweeted out: I picked out my Halloween costume. I’m going as “Slutty Madeleine Albright.” — Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien) October 23, 2014 […]

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Michigan Tea Partier Uses Racist and Homophobic Slurs To Deter Voters From Voting For Opponent

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A Michigan citizen claims to have received a shocking phone call from someone identifying herself as a representative of the campaign to elect Michigan House candidate, Todd Courser. Courser, a Tea Party fanatic who is already under scrutiny over an alleged series of illegal campaign activities, is running against democratic […]

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Track Palin Gives Police Drunken Account Of Infamous Family Brawl (AUDIO)

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“If it was one-on-one, I’d beat the sh*t out of them.”

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Republican Don Young Blames Government Handouts For Making Lazy People Suicidal

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“When people had to work, we didn’t have the suicide problem.”

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Rich Person Writes Letter Complaining About Having To Give Candy To Poor Kids On Halloween

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Slate’s “Dear Prudence” published a cringe-worthy exchange that the advice columnist had recently had with a wealthy homeowner who lamented the fact that sometimes poor kids come to her neighborhood on Halloween to get better candy. The horror!

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Virginia Republican Obsessed With Gay Sex Says It Forces Men To Wear Diapers In Series Of Anti-Gay Facebook Posts

Virginia Republican Obsessed With Gay Sex Says It Forces Men To Wear Diapers In Series Of Anti-Gay Facebook Posts

Republicans are too busy thinking about gay people having sex to think about actual solutions to the real problems Americans face.

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Seattle Police Lawsuit Claims They Have The Right To Use Excessive Force Needlessly

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Seattle police officers lawsuit claiming that the use of excessive force is guaranteed by the US Constitution was thrown out by a federal judge.

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NYPD Officer Mistakes Fellow Cop For Suspect And Kicks Him In The Head (VIDEO)

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When you’re that eager to inflict violence, mistakes are bound to happen.

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Watch: The Sad, Glaring Difference Between Canadian And American Breaking News Coverage

Watch: The Sad, Glaring Difference Between Canadian And American Breaking News Coverage

During the heart of a tragedy, Canada’s journalists refused to speculate or scare people with unsubstantiated facts. American news networks could learn a thing or two from them.

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Chris Christie Says Republicans Need To Control ‘Voting Mechanisms’ To Win In 2016

Chris Christie Says Republicans Need To Control ‘Voting Mechanisms’ To Win In 2016

During a speech to the US Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Christie stressed that if Republicans want to control the White House and the nation in 2016 and keep that power, they need to control voting in the states.

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Bristol Palin Shows Some Personal Responsibility For Drunken Family Brawl…By Blaming The Media

Bristol Palin Shows Some Personal Responsibility For Drunken Family Brawl…By Blaming The Media

Bristol and her poor family are just victims of the mean ol’ liberal “lamestream media” that are out to get them for being God-fearin’, Amurika-lovin’ conservatives.

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These Adorable Little Princesses Drop F-Bombs For Feminism (VIDEO)

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So what is more offensive? A little girl saying f*ck or the unequal and sexist way society treats girls and women?

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