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Trump’s Latest Retweet Is Actually The Best Possible Metaphor For His Presidency (IMAGE)

Trump’s Latest Retweet Is Actually The Best Possible Metaphor For His Presidency (IMAGE)

Is Trump just trolling himself at this point?

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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Yosemite Rim Fire Explodes To Size ‘Bigger Than Chicago,’ Threatens San Francisco Water Supply

The cause of the Yosemite blaze is still unknown and is now threatening to contaminate the reservoir that supplies drinking water for a great deal of the San Francisco Bay Area.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
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Arkansas Pastor Puts Armed Teachers In Church School’s Classrooms (VIDEO)

If the only way to stop a bad person with a gun is a good person with a gun, what could be better than armed teachers in the classroom?

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Republicans in the House reintroduced the farm bill. It passed by a vote of 216-208. No Democrats voted for it; only 12 Republicans voted against it. Image by Lorraine Devon Wilke @LDW.com

House Approves Millions In Farm Subsidies, Removes Food Stamps From Farm Bill Entirely

Republicans in the House reintroduced the farm bill. It passed by a vote of 216-208. No Democrats voted for it; only 12 Republicans voted against it.

by Wes Williams· · News
The 1965 camp classic unearthed by alternative book store; Conelrad

Founder Of Christian Ministry Wrote Bizarre 1965 ‘Thesis’ On Communist Agenda Of The Beatles

Even back in the 60’s, religious conservatives were nut jobs. The difference is that, these days, they have an entire political party at their beck and call.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Bloodied T-shirts with the names of the dead from recent Bangladesh factory disasters were displayed at a recent Gap shareholder meeting in protest of the company's refusal to sign pact to protect garment factory workers. (Anirvan / Flickr / Creative Commons); image@InTheseTimes

Gap Joins Walmart, Refuses To Sign Protection Pact For Factory Workers They Employ

It doesn’t take much to tumble a high-profile brand into the cauldron of global animosity. Just ask Papa John’s and Walmart. But does the Gap surprise us?

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Tyler Deutsch on the day of his daughter's birth… six weeks later he tried to kill her@KOMONews

Father Puts 6-Week-Old Daughter In Freezer; Meanwhile, Catholics Say Gays Can’t Parent (VIDEO)

A father puts his baby in a freezer, proving good parenting isn’t exclusively the realm of heterosexuals. Can fundamentalists now readjust their thinking?

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Is provocative dancing, a sexy outfit, a few too many drinks any kind of excuse for rape? Photo by Anna-Marie Perry @Pitch

Author Suggests Rape Like ‘Leaving A Laptop In A Car,’ Blames Victims For Provocative Behaviors

In the myriad of reasons why men rape, can there ever really be a justification for blaming the victim? Author Nick Ross seems to think at least a little.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Salute-Gate: President Obama Forgets To Salute Marine And Media Jumps To ‘Big Gaffe’ (VIDEO)

Salute-Gate: President Obama Forgets To Salute Marine And Media Jumps To ‘Big Gaffe’ (VIDEO)

With a cultural appetite for scandal so insatiable, even the President forgetting to salute a Marine can call out the dogs. Let’s nip that in the bud.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
From the NOH8 campaign; image@TheBlueStreetJournal FB page

The Sky Is Falling: Top 10 Right Wing Responses To Boy Scout Policy Change On Gay Scouts

The Boy Scouts accept gay youth, sparking a predictable litany of right wing blather, some worse than others… wanna know their new definition of ‘BSA”?

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
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Watch CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Awkwardly Encounter The Growing Reality Of Atheism In America (VIDEO)

In a country where 6% of the population now identifies as ‘atheist,’ one cannot presume on those “thank God’ questions. Just ask Wolf Blitzer.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Blacks are disproportionately imprisoned for crimes; image@WBUR

Dems Throw Minorities Under The Bus By Supporting Racially Unjust GOP Amendment (VIDEO)

Dismissing the inequities of a justice system that is not color blind, a new law creates food stamp restrictions that are inherently biased against blacks.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Suicide at the Notre Dame; image@IBTimes

As Shocked Tourists Watch, French Activist Protesting Marriage Equality Shoots Himself In Notre Dame

French anti-equality activist, Dominque Venner, made his way to the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral, pulled out a pistol and shot himself through the mouth.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
I’m sure this DOES look like loads of fun for most women; image@PimpHop

French Filmmaker: Americans Too Stupid To Realize Women Fantasize About Being Prostitutes

Is it a man thing or something endemically French to think ALL women fantasize about being prostitutes? At least the clever ones who aren’t American.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
How to get a conservative to buy green? Don’t tell them it’s green; image@FactsCoExist

Conservatives Hate Conservation: Studies Prove They’ll Reject Products Labeled As ‘Energy-Efficient’

You’d think anyone would lean toward energy-efficient products but studies say that’s not so; they won’t buy ‘green’ if they don’t buy climate change.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
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Top 10 Things Gun Lovers DON’T Need To Fear

What you define as ‘creeping government’ is the action of a society doing what it can to protect the greater good of its citizens. Gun lovers don’t seem to understand that.

Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer; image @DoomsDaddy

Out Of The Ashes: Two Surprising Companies Top List Of ‘Hottest Internet Companies Of The Year’

Being cool, being relevant, just got more unpredictable after two very familiar, and very unexpected, internet companies top the list of ‘hottest.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Allen West seeing the light at the end of his retirement tunnel; image@HuffingtonPost

Fox News Does What Florida Refused To Do: Give Allen West A Job

It would be funny if it wasn’t a waste of media airwaves. And problem is, the people who watch Fox News really believe the kind of things he says!

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Screenshot of Richard Sheridan clearly in action with a characteristic NSFW diatribe.

Psychotic Voicemail From Losing Dallas Candidate To Reporter Goes Viral (NSFW VIDEO)

Meet Richard Sheridan. He takes the role of ‘sore loser’ and raises it up a notch to spittle-flying, foul-mouthed, bat-shit crazy maniac.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Justice John Paul Stevens; photo by Todd Heisler@The New York Times

NOW YOU TELL US: Two Justices Involved In Bush Vs. Gore Decision Admit It Was Flawed

The 2000 Presidential election, decided by the Supreme Court, changed history. Are we vindicated or angry to learn Justices involved say decision is flawed?

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News