Articles by: Leslie Salzillo

REHTAEH: After Another Tragic Suicide, Social Media Honors Rape Victims And Their Silent Struggle

REHTAEH: After Another Tragic Suicide, Social Media Honors Rape Victims And Their Silent Struggle

In light of the numerous rapes and sexual assaults in the news, one Facebook group made a call to action.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Republican Lawmaker Bucks GOP’s War Against Women

Republican Lawmaker Bucks GOP’s War Against Women

GOP lawmaker and physician speaks up for the right to choose an abortion. Too bad more Republicans don’t have the courage and integrity to do the same.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
All Male Congressional Panel Advances Nationwide Abortion Ban

All Male Congressional Panel Advances Nationwide Abortion Ban

Well, we saw this one coming . Republicans are using the Gosnell Murders to push their anti-women/anti-abortion agendas. Who needs women, anyway?

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
High School Awards ‘Cutest Couple’ To 2 Male Gay Students (IMAGE)

High School Awards ‘Cutest Couple’ To 2 Male Gay Students (IMAGE)

Cutest Couple, indeed. This is yet another sign that the right wing’s message of hate is falling on the deaf ears of the next generation. Boo hoo.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Image of Independent Senator Bernie Sanders (VT) screen captured from YouTube video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8Y-u0UnKZ_U

Here’s Why America Loves Bernie Sanders (VIDEO)

Best quotes from a fiery speech Bernie Sanders, the Independent Senator from Vermont, made one year ago, which still ring true today.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Anti-Choice El Salvador Grants 22-Year Old Beatriz A Life-Saving C-Section

Anti-Choice El Salvador Grants 22-Year Old Beatriz A Life-Saving C-Section

A day after El Salvador’s Supreme Court denied ‘Beatriz’ the procedure that would save her life, the government went ahead and approved it anyway.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
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71 Reasons Why Americans Are Done With Rush Limbaugh (VIDEO)

A comprehensive list of some of the high (low) points of Rush Limbaugh. Grab an airsickness bag and get ready for take off. It’s going to be a bumpy flight.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
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This Is Why Rush Limbaugh Doesn’t Want Free Speech On His Show (VIDEO)

A must see video of Rush Limbaugh’s talk show where he had to kick the audience out because they had the nerve to disagree with him.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
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Kansas Senator Introduces Bill To Require Lawmakers To Take Drug Tests To Keep Their Jobs

As the Senator Faust-Goudeau puts it, if a drug test is ‘good for the goose, it’s good for the gander.’

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Anonymous Helps Westboro Hate Group Raise Reported $8,000 For Tornado Victims

Anonymous Helps Westboro Hate Group Raise Reported $8,000 For Tornado Victims

A designated Oklahoma tornado WBC website, GodHatesOklahoma.org, was hacked by Anonymous this week.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Gallup Poll And A New Study Both Confirm America Is Starting To Lean Left

Gallup Poll And A New Study Both Confirm America Is Starting To Lean Left

A new poll reveals more Americans are shifting in ideological attitudes and identifying themselves as ‘liberals’ in regard to social and economic issues.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
The Most Disgustingly Sexist Rush Limbaugh Rants You’ll Ever Hear (VIDEO)

The Most Disgustingly Sexist Rush Limbaugh Rants You’ll Ever Hear (VIDEO)

If you’re sick and tired of Rush Limbaugh, like many of us are, you can get involved in the nationwide protest to get him off our public airways.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Don’t Mess With Women In Texas – 24 Anti-Choice Bills Defeated

Don’t Mess With Women In Texas – 24 Anti-Choice Bills Defeated

Despite being in a deeply red state, progressive men and women of Texas spoke loud and clear and just accomplished something that should surprise us all.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Screen shot from Fox News panel: "Sexual Harrassment? You Decide," via Media Matters. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CphRUFfmKEg&feature=youtu.be

‘I’m Not Wearing Pants!’ And 19 Other Ridiculous Examples Of Sexism At Fox News (VIDEO)

The compilation video is called, ‘Sexual Harassment: You Decide.’ After watching just those 20 I think we have. Though it IS Fox News… only 20?

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
The Incredible Bravery Of One UK Woman May Have Saved Lives In Alleged Terrorist Attack (VIDEO)

The Incredible Bravery Of One UK Woman May Have Saved Lives In Alleged Terrorist Attack (VIDEO)

While others remained stunned and distant after the murder and beheading of a British soldier by two armed men, one woman decided to to render aid.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Is Conservative State Tennessee Shifting Towards Marriage Equality? Vanderbilt Poll Says ‘Yes’

Is Conservative State Tennessee Shifting Towards Marriage Equality? Vanderbilt Poll Says ‘Yes’

If a red state like Tennessee – which chose Bush over their own Al Gore – can move toward marriage equality, there’s hope for other conservative states.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Remember When Rush Limbaugh Got Punked By A Liberal On His Show? (VIDEO)

Remember When Rush Limbaugh Got Punked By A Liberal On His Show? (VIDEO)

This video was posted in 2011 yet much of the conversation remains relevant today. Majority Report host, Sam Seder, guides us through ‘Limbaugh v. Liberal.’

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
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Homeowners Arrested And Jailed – Fraudulent Bankers Remain Free

100 demonstrators gathered in Washington, DC and got thrown in jail for asking why Wall Street and big banks were not prosecuted or jailed for their crimes.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
12 Year-Old Girl Raped At Gunpoint By 3 Teen Boys Who Then Posted On Facebook

12 Year-Old Girl Raped At Gunpoint By 3 Teen Boys Who Then Posted On Facebook

Many rapes never make it to court and very few rapists serve time. With videotape, the proof is indisputable. I’m glad teenagers are taping their crimes.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Limbaugh tries to hide the seriousness of his remarks by calling it comedy, but Rush isn’t a comedian. He’s a punchline. Image

Desperate Rush Limbaugh Makes More Racist Slurs About Obama (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh suggests the real reason why the President wouldn’t get impeached. And it has nothing to do with a lack of any impeachable offenses.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News