Articles by: Elisabeth Parker
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W. VA GOP Set To Waste More Taxpayer Dollars Defending Unconstitutional Abortion Law (VIDEO)

Photo: Video screen grab/"Elephant in the Womb - Animal Development"/Naked Science.

If the GOP’s all about cost-cutting and small government, why do they keep passing unconstitutional laws bound to face legal challenges?

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Police ILLEGALLY ‘Escort’ Reporter From Secretive Right-Wing Lobbyist-Lawmaker Schmoozefest (VIDEO)

Brendan Keefe, investigative reporter, escorted from ALEC event with Georgia lawmakers. Photo: Video screen grab/WXIA.

‘We can’t show you what’s behind this closed door,’ an investigative reporter explains. What do ALEC and these lawmakers have to hide?

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Top Reagan Staffer: Fox Is A ‘Self-Brainwashing Bubble’ That’s Destroying The GOP (VIDEO)

Photo with Bruce Bartlett and Brian Stelter on CNN: Photo: Composite with screen grab/CNN, soap bubbles/ImgBuddy, Brain _DJ_/Flickr, TV/Pixabay.

We know Fox creates a ‘self-brainwashing bubble’ for fact-averse GOPers…But Bruce Bartlett’s the last person we’d expect to say it.

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Fat-Shaming Bullies Skulk In Silence While Hollywood Throws ‘Dancing Man’ The Best Party Ever (VIDEO)

Featured photo with Sean O'Brien, the Dancing Man, and Meghan Trainor on the Today Show.: Video screen grab/Today.

Cyberbullies made Sean O’Brien’s life a nightmare, just for dancing and having fun while fat. This time, the victim got the last laugh.

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Black Business Woman Orders Catfish, Gets Heaping Helping Of Racism (VIDEO, IMAGES)

Photo with racist receipt from Huck Finn's restaurant in New Orleans, La.: Gaynielle H. Neville/Facebook.

Seriously, it’s not every day that a black person eats at a restaurant and receives a racist message with their bill. Oh wait, yes it is.

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California Oil Spill Five Times WORSE Than The Oil Company Thought (VIDEO)

Photo of oil spill: cc 2010 Bill Brooks/Flickr.

Shame on them. Cleaning up oil spills is a dangerous, arduous and painstaking process that we should NOT have to keep repeating.

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McDonald’s HQ Bans Media From Shareholders Meeting So You Won’t See THIS (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Photo with May 20, 2015 protest march on McDonald's HQ: @FightFor15/Twitter.

Congratulations, #FightFor15 protesters! McDonald’s wants us to think there’s no support for a living wage. Thank you for proving they’re wrong.

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Surprise! New Study Finds Wall Street Is As Greedy And Immoral As Ever

Surprise! New Study Finds Wall Street Is As Greedy And Immoral As Ever

Seven years have passed since Wall Street crashed the world’s economy, and guess what? They’re as greedy and immoral as ever.

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Bumbling Gun Nut Accidentally Reveals The Dangers Of ‘Open Carry Cardio’ Workouts (VIDEO)

Photo: Video screen grab/YouTube/Eric Canales.

Meet Eric Canales, a gun rights ‘activist’ from Texas and creator of what may be the most dangerous workout craze ever: Open Carry Cardio.

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Gov. Scott’s Dire Shutdown Warnings Prove GOP Will Stop At NOTHING To Block Access To Healthcare (VIDEO)

Photo with Rick Scott: Video screen grab/WPTV.

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott proves the GOP is doomed, as he tries to screw poor people out of health coverage, while balancing his state’s budget.

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Watch Paul Ryan Lie Through His Shiny White Teeth To Deny Republicans Gutted Amtrak (VIDEO)

Featured image with Lyin' Paul Ryan: Composite | Video screen grabs/Fox | Heartfelt apologies to Alfred E. Neuman/Mad Magazine from Elisabeth Parker.

Paul Ryan has the gall to claim our GOP-led Congress really DID vote to fund upgrades for Amtrak that could have prevented the deadly crash.

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Police To #BlackLivesMatter: If You Bring Your Kids To Protests, We Will Mace Them (VIDEOS)

Photo: Courtesy of Susan Montgomery via the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

When protesters gathered to protest police brutality, Minneapolis cops sent a strong message by pepper-spraying 10-year-old Taye Montgomery.

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Pastor Blames Baltimore Riots On ‘Hamites’ Not Being Ready For A Black President (VIDEO)

Featured image/composite: Pastor Manning/YouTube screen grab/YouTube | Baltimore Police/Public Domain/VOA | Obama/Public Domain/Official portrait.

Of all the crackpot theories on why people in Baltimore rioted amidst the Freddie Gray protests, Pastor James David Manning’s takes the cake.

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Alarming Report From Malawi Foresees The GOP’s Plan To Keep America’s Children Hungry

A little girl from Malawi devours a bowl of sorghum porridge from relief workers. Although she appears healthy, child hunger in her early years are likely to permanently stunt her physical and intellectual growth. Photo: ActAlliance.

A scary report from Malawi reveals where GOP budget cuts are taking us. 1 in 5 U.S. children are hungry, and their poverty is no accident.

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Sean Hannity Calls First Lady A Racist In The Most Racist Way Possible (VIDEO)

Featured composite photo with Sean Hannity and Michelle Obama:Video screen grab via NewsHounds/Tuskegee University.

Fox’s Sean Hannity watches Michelle Obama’s Tuskegee speech through his white privilege goggles, and can’t understand why she’s so angry and so black.

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Pastor Brags About God Saving Him From Car Crash, Even Though His Wife Wasn’t So Lucky (VIDEO)

Photo: Phil Kidd's Facebook page.

What kind of church leader drives a Jaguar and brags about God saving his suit, his hair, and his $800 pen when his wife got seriously hurt?

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Man Reveals He Lived In His Office For 500 Days Because He Couldn’t Afford Rent

photo with man sleeping / living in office: Hipwee.Com.

Think living in your office is hard to pull off? Try paying rent on an overpriced, crappy studio apartment in Los Angeles.

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Garland, Texas, Police Missed Not One, But TWO Warnings Of ISIS Attacks (VIDEO)

Joe Harn, Garland, Texas police spokesman. Photo: Video screen grab/AP.

The warnings came from fairly reliable sources who’ve got their ears to the ground, yet somehow they either went unseen or were ignored.

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Bewildered Florida Woman Sues State For Marking ‘Sexual Predator’ On Her Driver’s License (Video)

Photo with "sexual predator" incorrectly marked on Tammy Masters' drivers' license: Video screen grab/WFTV.

Tammy Masters couldn’t figure out why she kept getting all these weird looks every time she showed her new Florida driver’s license.

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Bernie Sanders On Being A Socialist: ‘That’s Right, What’s Wrong With That?’ (VIDEO)

Image: Composite with Bernie Sanders illustration from DonkeyHotey via Flickr, and vintage photo of screaming woman.

Nothing terrifies Democrats more than being called a ‘socialist’…But with Bernie Sanders? Bring it on!

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