Articles by: Cicero

GOP Senator Says Urban Gun Violence Is Just A ‘Black Violence On Blacks’ Issue (VIDEO)

GOP Senator Says Urban Gun Violence Is Just A ‘Black Violence On Blacks’ Issue (VIDEO)

For a political party whose last shred of survival lies in embracing America’s diversity, its leaders have absolutely no idea how not to stick their figurative feet into their proverbial pie holes.

by Cicero· · News
Screenshot of Sandy Hook father, David Wheeler, speaking at Connecticut legislature’s Task Force on Gun Violence and Children’s Safety

The Most Powerful Gun Control Speech: Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Speaks Out (VIDEO)

‘The liberty of any person to own a military-style assault weapon and a high-capacity magazine…is SECOND to the right of my son to his life.’

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Screen shot of Duck And Cover, 1951 Civil Defense Film; @ YouTube

School To Hold ‘Active Shooter Drills,’ Fire Blank Rounds In Hallways

‘Please note that we will be firing blanks in the hallway…to provide our teachers and students some familiarity with the sound of gunfire.’

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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.

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BREAKING: Another School Shooting With Multiple Victims At Texas’ Lone Star College’s North Harris Campus

BREAKING: Another School Shooting With Multiple Victims At Texas’ Lone Star College’s North Harris Campus

Allegedly, an argument between students near the Lone Star College library building turned deadly when guns got involved in the dispute.

DOH! Open Microphone Reveals GOP’s REAL Feelings About ‘Crazy’ Pro-Gun Bill

DOH! Open Microphone Reveals GOP’s REAL Feelings About ‘Crazy’ Pro-Gun Bill

When REPUBLICANS call it the ‘crazy, give-a-handgun-to-a-schizophrenic bill,’ there’s a problem…

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More Americans Find Abortion Morally Acceptable Than They Do Smoking Weed Or Tax Evasion

More Americans Find Abortion Morally Acceptable Than They Do Smoking Weed Or Tax Evasion

More independents are trending Democratic than Republican in the past couple of years.

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Background photo from the David Suzuki Foundation (http://www.davidsuzuki.org/issues/climate-change/science/climate-change-basics/climate-change-101-1/), Photo montage by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

Don’t Blame Climate Change – Blame Gay Marriage!

If the GOP accepts the real cause of global warming, they’d have to regulate their benefactors. But it’s getting harder and harder to explain away increasingly frequent adverse weather events.

Florida Governor Rick Scott's (R-Jerk) former dog, Reagan. From his facebook page.

Did Florida’s Governor, Rick Scott, Abandon His Dog, Reagan?

Scott ‘rescued’ the Labrador retriever during his campaign and let his facebook fans name him. But neither hide nor hair of the highly popular dog has been seen in two years.

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Photo by Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Cuccinelli

VA Attorney General To Employers: Choose Jail Over Reproductive Health Coverage

Should an attorney general be encouraging companies to break the law to defy Obamacare mandates and deny birth control to employees?

Fox And Forbes Resort To Gross Distortions To Soothe Growing Climate Anxiety

Fox And Forbes Resort To Gross Distortions To Soothe Growing Climate Anxiety

Fox News and Forbes resort to fabrications in order to lie, distort and deceive their audience about climate change. In other news, it is Thursday.

Sweatshops: working ‘em to death @  History Home

Fox News: ‘The Biggest Myth Of All Time Is That Sweatshops Are Bad’

I have my own opinion about Fox News and ‘biggest myths’… it involves the surely sarcastic slogan, ‘fair and balanced.’

by Cicero· · Current Issues, News
Limbaugh Equates Acceptance of Gay Marriage to ‘Normalization’ of Pedophilia

Limbaugh Equates Acceptance of Gay Marriage to ‘Normalization’ of Pedophilia

‘You know how much progress the notion of gay marriage has made. So I’m just keeping you here on the cutting edge.’

Alex Jones rants to Piers Morgan.

Pro-Gun Radio Show Host Gets His Crazy On With CNN’s Piers Morgan (VIDEOS)

Alex Jones’ paranoia doesn’t extend just to the U.S. government anymore. Now it’s the entire world out to get him.

Pro-Gun Activists Prepare For Upcoming ‘Gun Appreciation Day’

Pro-Gun Activists Prepare For Upcoming ‘Gun Appreciation Day’

It’s doubtful there’ll be many Gun Appreciation Day demonstrations in the Newtown or any other area that’s been victimized by gun violence.

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Feeding wild animals; courtesy of Global Times

Sean Hannity Equates Food Stamp Program To Feeding Wild Animals

It’s so hard for some to justify low tax rates for the wealthy, their only recourse is to convince a nation that keeping its citizens from starving is a bad thing for government to do.

Republican Congressional Committee Bullies New Democrat House Members With ‘Pelosi Lap Dog Kit’

Republican Congressional Committee Bullies New Democrat House Members With ‘Pelosi Lap Dog Kit’

Republicans wasted no time getting the bullying started in the new Congress.

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Re-Elected to His Second Term As Speaker, An Emotional Boehner Gives Advice To The New Congress (VIDEO)

Re-Elected to His Second Term As Speaker, An Emotional Boehner Gives Advice To The New Congress (VIDEO)

Amidst party dissention and rumors that the House Speakership of John Boehner (R-OH) was in peril, he was today re-elected for a second term.

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Trump tweets. And tweets and tweets and tweets...

Trump Tweets His Pain – GOP ‘Pathetic’ And ‘Obama Is Laughing At Them’

After all, he and his millionaire buddies were assured by the GOP that their hefty earnings would be safe from Uncle Sam and would continue to enjoy low tax rates.

Sorry, Forbes, But Minimum Wage Hikes Are Not Job Killers

Sorry, Forbes, But Minimum Wage Hikes Are Not Job Killers

Contrary to right-wing propaganda, the reason companies are not hiring is not because labor is too expensive.