Articles by: Rika Christensen
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Clueless North Carolina Gov. Blasts The Size Of The 50-Mile Offshore Drilling Buffer Zone

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Gov. Pat McCrory wants to shrink the buffer zone by quite a lot, because obviously, Deepwater Horizon wasn’t enough of a warning.

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Hey Hillary Haters: Check Out What She Said About Elizabeth Warren’s Work In Time Magazine

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Elizabeth Warren made Time Magazine’s “Time 100,” and it was Hillary Clinton who wrote about why.

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Internet Hilariously Destroys Reince Priebus’ Attack On Hillary Clinton’s Chipotle Stop (IMAGES)

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Seriously. Hillary Clinton stopping for lunch at a Chipotle in Ohio is news? Is this how far the GOP has to sink to “get” her?

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Corrupt Cops Use ‘War On Drugs’ To Steal Money, Plant Evidence And Ruin Lives

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Is there REALLY any justification for what these corrupt men have done? We need to end this NOW.

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Religious Nut Resorts To Lies To Attack Hillary Clinton And Her Record On LGBT Rights

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This right-wing, religious nut had to lie to make her point about how “dangerous” Hillary Clinton is for Proper American Values.

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Birthers Begin Attacking Marco Rubio’s Eligibility To Be President, But Remain Divided On Ted Cruz

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The birthers are now attacking Rubio, but stand by Ted Cruz. These people can’t even agree on what a “natural born citizen” is.

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Mentally Ill Woman Handcuffed, Shackled, Then Tasered To Death By Sheriff’s Deputies

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The officers said she was uncooperative and physically resisting them, but did they need to Taser her that badly AFTER she’d already been shackled?

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Donald Trump Goes Off On Insane Rant: ‘Obama’s The Only One Who Says ‘ISIL’ Instead Of ‘ISIS”

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Donald Trump can’t open his mouth without saying something stupid. He clearly doesn’t know there’s a real difference between ‘ISIL’ and ‘ISIS.’

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Watch Rick Santorum Talk About The Bigotry That Makes Him The Strong Leader We Need (VIDEO)

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Exactly what is it that makes him think being a bigot is strong leadership? Is that REALLY what this country needs in a president?

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Religious Nut Thinks Christians Shouldn’t Have To Love Anyone They Don’t Want To

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A religious nut took issue with Obama’s speech at last Sunday’s Easter breakfast, going so far as to call his words “pure evil.”

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Sorry Conservatives– Appeals Court Sides With Obama On First Immigration Order

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The 5th Circuit Court struck a blow to conservatives hoping to undo both of Obama’s executive immigration orders. What does this mean for the second case?

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Kindergarten Teacher Calls Out Chris Christie’s Bullying, Says He’s A Bad Example For Kids

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A kindergarten teacher stood up to Chris Christie and his rude, bully-like behavior. Does he care, though?

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Right Wing Nutjob Pastor Humiliates Himself Over His Own Blood Moon Superstition

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An astrophysicist pointed out a huge hole in Pastor John Hagee’s superstitions about the blood moon eclipses. Hagee’s reply was pretty bad.

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Homophobe Rick Santorum Wishes Indiana Had Left Their Anti-Gay Law Alone

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Of course, Santorum invoked other stupid lines of thinking in explaining his stance on Indiana’s anti-gay law, too.

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Bigoted Mormon Leader Rails About LGBT ‘Counterfeit Lifestyles’

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Does this idiot even know what the word “counterfeit” means? Regardless, he just proved he’s one of the most idiotic religious leaders of our time.

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These Newly Released Emails Show Just How Deeply Racist Ferguson’s Justice System Is

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The Justice Department referenced some of these emails in their report on Ferguson. Now, we get to see what some of them actually said.

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Scott Walker Tries To Nail LBGT Rights Advocates To The Wall Over Indiana, Fails Miserably

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Scott Walker acts like he’s a master of words and understanding public opinion. Sadly (for him), he just stuck his foot in his mouth again.

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Cardinal Dolan’s Bigoted Stripes Grow Bolder As He Praises Indiana’s Mike Pence For Anti-Gay Law

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Cardinal Dolan wishes we could talk about this without all the vitriol, but it’s hard to listen when we know he doesn’t understand the problem at all.

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New Jersey’s Lottery Is A Shining Example Of The Trouble With Privatization

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Chris Christie privatized New Jersey’s lottery two years ago. Now, the once-top lottery program in the country is about to crash and burn.

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Falling Like Flies: BP Latest Company To Flee ALEC’s Extreme, Right-Wing Agenda

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ALEC’s positions on everything from climate change to guns hurts member companies’ reputations. BP is the latest to turn tail and run.

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