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This 4th Of July, Celebrate 3 Incredible Events That Have Expanded Liberty In The U.S.

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Independence Day is a great day to celebrate what America stands for. From Supreme Court decisions to recognition and removal of racist symbols, just the last two weeks are what America should be about.

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George Takei SHREDS Justice Clarence Thomas’ Idea That Even Slaves Still Had Dignity

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George Takei was SO angry at Clarence Thomas over his dissent on the marriage equality ruling that he called him a “clown in blackface.”

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Donald Trump Helpless As More Abandon Him Over His Racist Remarks

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Another business happily waves goodbye to “The Donald,” thanks to his openly racist statements against Latino immigrants.

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Thought The IRS Scandal Was Gone? Mike Huckabee Wants Us To Think Again

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In speaking to a group of law enforcement officials, Mike Huckabee threw out what sounded like a joke, but speaks to a deeper issue with Republicans and scandals.

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Ben Carson: We Can Still Get Around SCOTUS Marriage Ruling- Just Be Creative

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Getting around court rulings that end discrimination just takes a little imagination, according to Dr. Ben Carson.

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Religious Right Schooled By Evangelical Pastor On SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling

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People like Pastor Phillips are part of this wave of change. It’s happening. It needs to happen. It’s long past time for it to happen.

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Right Wing Nut: ‘Gay Marriage Still Doesn’t Exist, No Matter What The Supreme Court Says’

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Matt Walsh, a contributor for The Blaze, blasted the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage in a hilarious, yet very sad kind of way.

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This Week In Bad Christianity: Huckabee, Heritage Foundation, And Gun Owners Of America

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This week’s top 5 examples of Christians misusing and abusing their religion.

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Worst State Supreme Court Justice In The Country Vows To Defy SCOTUS Marriage Ruling

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You’d think the chief justice of a state supreme court would know when to fight, and when to throw in the towel. Not Alabama’s Roy Moore!

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Texas AG: ‘It’s Wrong To Subject People Of Faith To Abuse From Same-Sex Marriage’

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Texas’ attorney general wasted no time in speaking out against SCOTUS’ marriage ruling, invoking all the fears of persecution imaginable.

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Univision So P*ssed Off At Donald Trump’s Racism That They Severed All Ties With Him

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Of course, The Donald is not exactly happy with Univision right now, either, but that’s typical of racists who don’t want to be labeled racists.

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Gun Rights Nut Says Charleston Shooting Is What Happens When We Accept Transgender People

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Erich Pratt, of Gun Owners of America, sounds like he’ll say anything to deflect blame for Charleston off of ideologies like his.

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Is Officially The Biggest Clown In The GOP Clown Car – Here’s Why

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He puts the “clown” in the GOP clown car, and the “stupid” in their moniker, “Stupid Party.” Bobby Jindal embodies the absurd image of today’s GOP.

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NYC Mayor Destroys Donald Trump’s ‘Values,’ And This Is Trump’s Egotistical Response

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The entire United States is not big enough for Donald Trump’s ego. The only values he has are the ones that make him richer.

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Rick Perry Says Nothing About Calling Charleston An ‘Accident,’ Pretends We’re All In This Together

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In talking about Charleston, Rick Perry absolutely fails as a human being, along with the rest of the “moar gunz” crowd.

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Rick Perry ‘Accidentally’ Calls Charleston Tragedy An ‘Accident,’ Or Did He?

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Rick Perry is another member of the GOP clown car who needs some serious lessons empathy when it comes to tragic shootings like this.

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Marco Rubio Totally Ignores Charleston Tragedy In Massively Insensitive Speech

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When will these pieces of swill figure out that we really need to admit we have a serious problem with gun violence?

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Insane Right-Winger Says Charleston Massacre Is Just The Beginning Of A Socialist Race War

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Of course, to someone like Alex Jones, the Charleston shooting was engineered to bring about the end of the world — or, at least, America.

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Right-Wing Conspiracy Nut Positively WEEPS At Thought Of Hillary Becoming President (VIDEO)

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Anybody who wants Hillary Clinton for president has obviously just drank the Kool-Aid, according to this guy.

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FCC To Ensure That AT&T’s Illegal Data Throttling Comes Back To Bite Them

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There’s a reason the telecom companies are so badly hated, and this kind of scumbaggery is one of them.

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