Articles by: Wendy Gittleson
As a child of an artist and a Vietnam war activist, I was born a liberal. Raised half in rural, upstate New York and half in Boulder, Colorado, I have a unique perspective on politics and on life. I now call the San Francisco Bay area home.

Next Time A Conservative Calls You A ‘Sheeple’ Show Them This

Next Time A Conservative Calls You A ‘Sheeple’ Show Them This

Conservatives want to be led by a Commander-in-Chief in a cod piece, whereas liberals would rather be led by community organizer Barack Obama than by President Barack Obama.

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The Supreme Court Did One Good Thing Today

The Supreme Court Did One Good Thing Today

The Supreme Court is continuing to prove that it’s simply an extension of the Republican party. There was one small surprise, though, when the court ruled to uphold a California court ruling against gay reparative therapy.

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This Old Man Is Everything We Imagine Fox News Viewers To Be And So Much More (VIDEO)

This Old Man Is Everything We Imagine Fox News Viewers To Be And So Much More (VIDEO)

Elderly, carrying an assault rifle, calling for revolution and waving his *ahem* magic wand. We think this guy should be Fox News’ new mascot.

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Children: Whatever You Do, Don’t Violate The Dress Code In N.C. (VIDEO)

Children: Whatever You Do, Don’t Violate The Dress Code In N.C. (VIDEO)

Over the past few days, North Carolina has made the news not once, but twice, for controversial punishments over dress code violations.

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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Give Up – Bullet Proof Blankets For Kids (VIDEO)

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Give Up – Bullet Proof Blankets For Kids (VIDEO)

Prepare to weep. Rather than address the issue of school shootings by preventing madmen from shooting up schools, one proposal is to give kids bulletproof blankets.

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The Las Vegas Gun Rampage That Facebook Should Have Seen Coming (IMAGES)

Jerad and Amanda Miller, who murdered two police officers and a citizen in a Las Vegas shooting rampage. Image from Amanda's Facebook page.

Institutions like Facebook can’t ignore warning signs of obviously dangerous people.

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One South Dakota Republican Had A Very, Very Bad Week (VIDEO)

One South Dakota Republican Had A Very, Very Bad Week (VIDEO)

First, she was told she lost the GOP senate primary by none other than Megyn Kelly. Next…arrested?!

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Feds: About That Drug Testing Of Welfare Recipients – It’s Illegal

Feds: About That Drug Testing Of Welfare Recipients – It’s Illegal

Republicans, in their Ayn Rand fervor, think that food stamp recipients’ lives aren’t miserable enough.

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Well, This Explains Gun Nuts – Distrusting People Are Dumber

Well, This Explains Gun Nuts – Distrusting People Are Dumber

Your conservative friends can’t help it. They were probably born scared and stupid.

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Now It’s The Wall Street Journal Accusing Democrats Of Repealing The First Amendment

Now It’s The Wall Street Journal Accusing Democrats Of Repealing The First Amendment

The newest right-wing freakout has begun.

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Joe The Plumber To Santa Barbara Parents: ‘Your Dead Kids Don’t Trump My Constitutional Rights’

Joe "the Plumber." (Photo courtesy of vivelohoy.com.)

Joe the Plumber tells the parents of gun victims to “back off” about guns and he calls the shooter an Obama voter.

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Mark Cuban’s Jaw Droppingly Racist Defense Of Fellow B-Ball Owner, Donald Sterling (VIDEO)

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Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, says that everyone is racist, including him, and we’re just not tolerant enough – of racism.

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Chipotle Boldly Risks 2nd Amendment Wrath By Banning Guns From Its Stores

Chipotle makes a 'bold statement' for the safety and rights of its customers by banning guns in its stores. (Image Credit: Chipotle.com)

Chipotle makes a ‘bold statement’ for the safety and rights of its customers by banning guns in its stores.

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George Carlin Exposes Our Growing Oligarchy – A Decade Ago (VIDEO)

George Carlin Exposes Our Growing Oligarchy – A Decade Ago (VIDEO)

In his 2005 stand up, ‘Life is Worth Losing,’ George Carlin exposes our country for what it really is, an oligarchy.

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Laundry’s For Girls! Men Aren’t Even Allowed In The Laundry Room At This School

Laundry’s For Girls! Men Aren’t Even Allowed In The Laundry Room At This School

In one school in Madrid, Spain, college boys will never learn to do laundry. They aren’t even allowed in the laundry room.

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This 90-Year-Old Mother’s Reaction To Her Son ‘Coming Out’ Will Give You Hope

It's tough to imagine that most straight people have mothers as supportive as Rita Fischer. (Image Credit: ArtWorks)

It’s tough to imagine that most straight people have mothers as supportive as Rita Fischer.

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You’ll Love Part Of What This White House Hopeful Says – And Be Horrified By The Rest (VIDEO)

You’ll Love Part Of What This White House Hopeful Says – And Be Horrified By The Rest (VIDEO)

This unholy spawn of Michele Bachmann and Bernie Sanders makes some good points – he is also very, very frightening.

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Would You Recognize A Family Member If They Were Homeless? (VIDEO)

It's easy to forget a homeless person is human. (Image Credit: Candid Slice)

It’s easy to forget that a homeless person is human.

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This Is What Happens When Our Favorite Scientist And Our Favorite Atheist Disagree (VIDEO)

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As often happens when rational people argue, you’ll probably find yourself agreeing with both of them.

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Crazy Republican Congressman Wants You To Believe Obamacare Puts You On Lists To Die (VIDEO)

Crazy Republican Congressman Wants You To Believe Obamacare Puts You On Lists To Die (VIDEO)

Louis Gohmert (R-TX) is adorable – if you have a penchant for rabid gerbils.

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