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CNN Concludes Rachel Maddow Was Right In Gender Pay Gap Debate With Alex Castellanos (VIDEO)

CNN Concludes Rachel Maddow Was Right In Gender Pay Gap Debate With Alex Castellanos (VIDEO)

When Maddow justifiably attempted to illustrate the obvious disparities in pay between the genders, GOP strategist Alex Castellanos called her out as though she was Kim Kardashian and not Oxford educated Rachel Maddow.

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Santorum Denies Taking Photos Of Lindsey Lohan At White House Correspondents’ Dinner (VIDEO)

Santorum Denies Taking Photos Of Lindsey Lohan At White House Correspondents’ Dinner (VIDEO)

It seems that Mr. Santorum was quite taken with the troubled actress, as reports say the former Pennsylvania Senator asked Lindsay Lohan to pose for a photo at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday only to later deny it.

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Gibbs On Meet The Press: Romney’s Slogan Is Obama ‘Didn’t Clean Up Our Mess Fast Enough’ (VIDEO)

Gibbs On Meet The Press: Romney’s Slogan Is Obama ‘Didn’t Clean Up Our Mess Fast Enough’ (VIDEO)

Appearing on NBC’s Meet the Press with David Gregory, President Obama’s campaign advisor essentially said what we already know all too well about Mitt Romney: he’s a carefully scripted, well-coiffed mannequin with artificial intelligence and is willing to sleaze his way into the White House

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House Passed CISPA, Online Privacy Up In Smoke

House Passed CISPA, Online Privacy Up In Smoke

Yesterday, the House of Representatives delivered a monstrous blow to the individual online liberty when they gave big business and big government yet another giveaway, operating under the guise of fighting those darn sneaky Chinese and Russians.

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McCain Says GOP War On Women Is ‘Phony,’ Then Every Senate Republican Voted Against The Violence Against Women Act (VIDEO)

McCain Says GOP War On Women Is ‘Phony,’ Then Every Senate Republican Voted Against The Violence Against Women Act (VIDEO)

It seems the Mommy War was just a short-lived skirmish, as the GOP War on Women is back in full force.

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Republican Governor Of Mississippi: ‘The Democrats’ Only Mission In Life Is To Abort Children’

Republican Governor Of Mississippi: ‘The Democrats’ Only Mission In Life Is To Abort Children’

Following his decision to sign a bill that could close the only existing abortion clinic in the state of Mississippi, Miss. Governor Phil Bryant joined equally far-right wing-nut, Tony Perkins, and apparently told the conservative firebrand that Democrats’ ‘one mission in life is to abortion children.’

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10 Reasons Why Corporations Aren’t People

10 Reasons Why Corporations Aren’t People

Ten simple, and humorous, reasons that corporations are not people.

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The Catholic League Takes On Jon Stewart

The Catholic League Takes On Jon Stewart

Funnyman and longtime host of Comedy Central’s only watchable show next to the Colbert Report, Jon Stewart, appears to be this week’s recipient of the Catholic League’s never-ending assembly line of feigned outrage and hateful ignorance.

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People Aren’t Drinking Tea As Much – Power Of Tea Party On The Wane

People Aren’t Drinking Tea As Much – Power Of Tea Party On The Wane

According to a recent CNN poll, nearly half of Americans have a unfavorble view of the Tea Party.

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CNN’s Dana Loesch Wants Martin Bashir To ‘Go Back To His Own Country’ (AUDIO)

CNN’s Dana Loesch Wants Martin Bashir To ‘Go Back To His Own Country’ (AUDIO)

The Ann Coulter in training and CNN Contributor, Dana Loesch riled against MSNBC’s Martin Bashir after the relatively liberal-leaning MSNBC had the unmitigated gall to call out the sanctimonious nature of Mitt Romney contradicting his so-called beloved Mormon faith with his endless barrage of lies and attacks on President Obama.

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Ted Nugent Stands By His Threatening Remarks, Says He’s Like A ‘Black Jew At A Nazi-Klan Rally’

Ted Nugent Stands By His Threatening Remarks, Says He’s Like A ‘Black Jew At A Nazi-Klan Rally’

‘This is the Saul Alinsky ‘Rules for Radicals’ playbook,’ Nugent told conservative radio host Dana Loesch. ‘You see, I’m a black Jew at a Nazi-Klan rally’

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Romney’s Lukewarm Denouncement Of Ted Nugent’s Comments Confirms Hypocrisy And Manufactured Outrage On The Right

Romney’s Lukewarm Denouncement Of Ted Nugent’s Comments Confirms Hypocrisy And Manufactured Outrage On The Right

Mitt Romney was given the very unenviable task of actually confronting his shameless salt-of-the-earth pandering and hypocritical acts by condemning the deranged and violent rhetoric of Ted Nugent. The only problem, of course, was that wasn’t really a condemnation at all.

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Anne Romney Is The Mommy Whisperer, Explains Her Own ‘Struggles’ As A Stay-at-Home Mom (VIDEO)

Anne Romney Is The Mommy Whisperer, Explains Her Own ‘Struggles’ As A Stay-at-Home Mom (VIDEO)

The War on Mommies (sounds like an epic CGI film about Mother’s Day) all began after Democratic Strategist Hillary Rosen said Anne Romney ‘never actually worked a day in her life.’

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Ted Nugent, Who Is Under Investigation For Threatening Democrats, Endorses Romney At NRA Event (VIDEO)

Ted Nugent, Who Is Under Investigation For Threatening Democrats, Endorses Romney At NRA Event (VIDEO)

Despite the fact that Mitt Romney was largely anti-gun as Governor of Massachusetts, it appears he secured the ever-so coveted washed up sociopathic musician vote, as Nugent peppered his endorsement of Mitt Romney over the weekend with a vulgar rant

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Fox News Commenters Unleash Unholy Racist Hell Following Zimmerman’s Murder Charges

Fox News Commenters Unleash Unholy Racist Hell Following Zimmerman’s Murder Charges

The news of George Zimmerman’s arrest and charges of Second Degree murder for the shooting of Trayvon Martin brought much-needed closure to Trayvon’s family, protestors, and to the calm and rational citizens following this tragedy closely. But not to the rabid racists at Fox Nation.

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BREAKING: George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody, Charged With Second Degree Murder

BREAKING: George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody, Charged With Second Degree Murder

‘Today, we charged George Zimmerman with Second Degree Murder’

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Herman Cain On Gender Gap: Men ‘Understand Policy Better Than Women’ (VIDEO)

Herman Cain On Gender Gap: Men ‘Understand Policy Better Than Women’ (VIDEO)

During an appearance on Fox News (the refuge for Republican Presidential wannabes and dropouts), the pizza mogul was asked what his thoughts were on the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll that has President Obama clobbering Romney with regards to women voters.

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Fight the New Drug: A Group That’s Targeting Porn ‘Addicts,’ And Isn’t Religious Or Political (VIDEO)

Fight the New Drug: A Group That’s Targeting Porn ‘Addicts,’ And Isn’t Religious Or Political (VIDEO)

The group that came into existence in 2010, according to its website, purports that pornography has very dangerous consequences on our youth (mostly our youths’ socks) and its aim is to educate our nation’s youth on the deleterious effects of constant porn use

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Wisconsin Republican Lawmaker: ‘Women Make Less Than Men Because Money Is More Important To Men’

Wisconsin Republican Lawmaker: ‘Women Make Less Than Men Because Money Is More Important To Men’

Wisconsin Republican State senator Glenn Grothman, the same guy who previously created a bill equating single parenthood to child abuse and claimed that unplanned pregnancies are a ‘woman’s choice,’ fine-tuned his ever-growing lack of reason and credibility recently when he said that ‘money is more important to men,’

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Fox Orlando Affiliate Announces Neo-Nazi Group As ‘Civil Rights’ Group (VIDEO)

Fox Orlando Affiliate Announces Neo-Nazi Group As ‘Civil Rights’ Group (VIDEO)

In the realm of right-wing philosophy, climate change is a Hollywood invention, tax cuts create jobs, Obama is a secret Muslim Socialist and, fresh out of the Fox News bubble, neo-nazis are apparently in the same category as say your Rosa Parks and W.E.B. Du Bois.

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