Articles by: Wendy Gittleson
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Wisconsin State Rep: ‘Some Girls, They Rape So Easy’

Wisconsin State Rep: ‘Some Girls, They Rape So Easy’

Aside from being sexist and verbally clumsy, Rivard appears to be a puppet of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

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Abortion Should Be Illegal! …Unless You’re The Mistress Of A GOP Congressman

Abortion Should Be Illegal! …Unless You’re The Mistress Of A GOP Congressman

DesJarlais’ website says, ‘All life should be cherished and protected. We are pro-life.’ As long as it doesn’t get in the way of his life.

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GOP Congressman Says Romney Would Sell National Parks

GOP Congressman Says Romney Would Sell National Parks

Romney denies that the national parks would be under threat but The Center for American Progress thinks that at least five parks are at risk.

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Paul Ryan Walks Out On Interview (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan Walks Out On Interview (VIDEO)

When people can’t feed their families, when they go bankrupt over medical bills, when they can’t afford to improve their lot in life, some inevitably turn to crime.

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Want To Sell Your Used Car Or Cell Phone? Not So Fast Says A Case Before Supreme Court

Want To Sell Your Used Car Or Cell Phone? Not So Fast Says A Case Before Supreme Court

Our current legal system, especially when dealing with IP laws, tends to favor deep pockets over deep thinkers.

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Spanish Politician Resigns After Saying ‘Laws Are Like Women – There To Be Raped’

Spanish Politician Resigns After Saying ‘Laws Are Like Women – There To Be Raped’

Just when you thought the US cornered the market on vile, sexist politicians, another politician, but this time from Spain, says something that would make even a Tea Partier (we hope) turn away in disgust.

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Tea Party Congressman Calls Nuns Divisive (AUDIO)

Tea Party Congressman Calls Nuns Divisive (AUDIO)

The persistent GOP argument is that we can’t afford to help the poor, but for some inexplicable reason, we always have enough money for the next war and to give tax breaks to the wealthy.

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Surprise! Paul Ryan Is Not A Birther

Surprise! Paul Ryan Is Not A Birther

Despite being reputed to be a nice guy, his claim to fame (his budget) is nothing but smoke and mirrors, designed to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.

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Simpsons/Family Guy Animator Shows Us ‘Why Obama Now’ (VIDEO)

Simpsons/Family Guy Animator Shows Us ‘Why Obama Now’ (VIDEO)

Perhaps it’s time to apply another coat or two of democracy and vote out the advocates of supply side.

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Colorado Congressman Turns On Tea Party And Backs (Some) LGBT Rights (AUDIO)

Colorado Congressman Turns On Tea Party And Backs (Some) LGBT Rights (AUDIO)

Scott Tipton (R-CO), a Congressman who was backed by the Tea Party in 2010, has broken ranks…sort of.

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Denver Restaurant Experiences Death Threat Over Refusal To Allow Romney Campaign Stop (VIDEO)

Denver Restaurant Experiences Death Threat Over Refusal To Allow Romney Campaign Stop (VIDEO)

When it’s hate and Chicken sandwiches, it’s free speech, but when a restaurant doesn’t want a GOP political stump, they get death threats.

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KitchenAid Forced To Apologize Over Tweet About Obama’s Grandmother

KitchenAid Forced To Apologize Over Tweet About Obama’s Grandmother

As KitchenAid learned after Wednesday night’s debate, political opinions can come at a serious cost.

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Two Christian Networks Call Dibs On Jesus’ Return

Two Christian Networks Call Dibs On Jesus’ Return

If Jesus wants to be broadcast, I’m sure he, like the President, can easily interrupt Dancing with the Stars or even the Super Bowl.

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9 Reasons Why Business People Are Terrible At Governing

9 Reasons Why Business People Are Terrible At Governing

There is a very commonly held idea in this country, that a successful business is superior to government. We elect business people to office on the idea that they will run the government in a more cost effective manner than someone without business experience.

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Catholic Bishop: Your Soul Could Be At Stake, But I’m Not Telling You Who To Vote For (VIDEO)

Catholic Bishop: Your Soul Could Be At Stake, But I’m Not Telling You Who To Vote For (VIDEO)

So, helping the poor is nice and all, but creating more poor babies and ensuring that women and gay people remain second class citizens is the real priority of God. Gotcha.

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It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over – 44 Years Of GOP Election Thievery (VIDEO)

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over – 44 Years Of GOP Election Thievery (VIDEO)

Republicans have proven that they aren’t above sacrificing human lives and national security, all to win an election.

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Romney Already ‘Measuring For Drapes’ In The Oval Office

Romney Already ‘Measuring For Drapes’ In The Oval Office

The Romney campaign seems to be signaling that should he be elected, Republicans in Congress will finally unlock the handcuffs they have had around the democratic process, which of course, isn’t democracy – it’s extortion.

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Romney’s Insult Tour Continues – This Time He Offends His Own Donors (VIDEO)

Romney’s Insult Tour Continues – This Time He Offends His Own Donors (VIDEO)

I’m sure that it will only be a matter of time before all reporters, cameras and cell phones are banned from Romney events.

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Amish People Convicted For Amish On Amish Hate Crime

Amish People Convicted For Amish On Amish Hate Crime

In a story more fitting of a Vonnegut novel than an actual courtroom case, 16 Amish people, including a Bishop, were convicted by a jury of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow Amish men.

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Even Bushie Bill Kristol Admits Bush Broke Economy – Obama Is Fixing It (VIDEO)

Even Bushie Bill Kristol Admits Bush Broke Economy – Obama Is Fixing It (VIDEO)

Look for Rush Limbaugh and Fox News to try to see if they can talk voters into jumping on the ‘Bomb bomb bomb, Bomb bomb Iran (and the rest of the Middle East)’ bandwagon.

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