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Neil Patrick Harris’s Tebow Homage Is Anti-Christian – Claims World Net Daily

Neil Patrick Harris’s Tebow Homage Is Anti-Christian – Claims World Net Daily

As much as the religious right would like us to believe that they ‘hate the sin but love the sinner,’ this story should make it clear that they don’t love LGBT people.

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Mexican Restaurant’s Uniform Purposely Offends – You Got It – Mexicans (IMAGE)

Image from Think Progress

Not surprisingly for a Mexican restaurant that seems to abhor the culture from which it was conceived, it appears that the food is pretty awful too.

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Man Challenges Citizens United – From The Carpool Lane

Man Challenges Citizens United – From The Carpool Lane

For most, getting caught alone in the carpool lane is an expensive nuisance. For Jonathan Frieman it’s a chance to change American politics.

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Again With The Racist Stereotypes, Bill? This Time It’s Asian People (VIDEO)

Again With The Racist Stereotypes, Bill? This Time It’s Asian People (VIDEO)

Before recently, O’Reilly hasn’t spoken much about the majority of the world who can be described as ‘Asian.’ According to him, they are hardworking and and industrious and best yet; Republican.

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BREAKING – Barney Frank Wants John Kerry’s Senate Seat (VIDEO)

We knew you'd miss us as much as we miss you.

Should John Kerry be approved for the post of Secretary of State, the newly retired liberal Massachusetts Congressman, Barney Frank (D) has thrown his hat in the ring, at least temporarily.

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Rumors That John Boehner Will Resign As Speaker (VIDEO)

Rumors That John Boehner Will Resign As Speaker (VIDEO)

Perhaps if Boehner were willing to work with either side of the aisle, people from both sides of the aisle wouldn’t be demanding his resignation.

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UPDATE: After Being Stalled By Tea Party Republicans, House Approves Fiscal Cliff Compromise

UPDATE: After Being Stalled By Tea Party Republicans, House Approves Fiscal Cliff Compromise

As the New Year approached and 2012 came to a close, so did the negotiations for a fiscal cliff deal … or so we thought.

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The Majority Of Americans Approve Of The NRA But Disapprove Of Their Message

The Majority Of Americans Approve Of The NRA But Disapprove Of Their Message

They weren’t asked if they felt there might have been fewer casualties if high-capacity rifles like the Bushmaster AR-15, which was used to kill so many people in such a short period of time, would be outlawed.

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Florida Pawn Shop Owner Says Enough With Selling Guns (VIDEO)

Frank James poses with an AR-15 - the type of gun used in the Newton massacre

‘I’m not going to be part of it anymore,’ James said. He has several copies of the exact rifle suspected in the massacre.

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Woman Sitting In Jail – For Swearing (VIDEO)

Woman Sitting In Jail – For Swearing (VIDEO)

Judge Wiley of Berrien County, MI, is busy making our society safe from words.

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Man Bequeaths $1.5 Million To Chicago’s No-Kill Shelters (VIDEO)

From 7 News, Chicago

Five of the Chicago area’s animal shelters received an enormous surprise when they learned of the death of a man they had likely never met.

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Get Bill O’Reilly Some Smelling Salts – Here’s The True Story Of Christmas (VIDEO)

Get Bill O’Reilly Some Smelling Salts – Here’s The True Story Of Christmas (VIDEO)

As Fox watching Christians lament the War on Christmas, it should be noted that Christmas as we know it wouldn’t be recognized by Christ or even by his disciples.

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David Koch Spokesman Tells Hurricane Sandy Victims To ‘Suck It Up’

David Koch Spokesman Tells Hurricane Sandy Victims To ‘Suck It Up’

While David Koch is telling people who have lost their homes, arguably partly caused by the global climate change actions of his company, to ‘suck it up,’ he is sucking off the government teat.

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Man Protests Sandy Hook Shooting By Cutting Up NRA Card (VIDEO)

Man Protests Sandy Hook Shooting By Cutting Up NRA Card (VIDEO)

Since the brutal and tragic shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school, the nation has been in a state of turmoil. Even some life-long NRA supporters are having a change of heart.

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It’s Not About Mental Illness Or Video Games – It’s Only About The Guns

It’s Not About Mental Illness Or Video Games – It’s Only About The Guns

Focusing on guns may be a bandaid approach, but bandaids actually do help heal.

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Man Tries ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense For Shooting A Guy Over Pizza

Michael Jock - 'Stood his Ground' over pizza.

While it’s easy to address assault weapons as an unnecessary source of killings in our country, gun discussion needs to be comprehensive.

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Another NRA Talking Point Bites The Dust – Guns Becoming Deadlier Than Cars

Another NRA Talking Point Bites The Dust – Guns Becoming Deadlier Than Cars

Guns are so deregulated, thanks to the NRA, that they aren’t even regulated as a consumer product.

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Israeli Teachers Are Armed And Other Stupid Right-Wing Myths

Israeli Teachers Are Armed And Other Stupid Right-Wing Myths

Perhaps there are lessons to be learned from Israel.

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Nevada Lawmaker (And General Right-Wing Reaction) – Arm All The Teachers (VIDEO)

Nevada Lawmaker (And General Right-Wing Reaction) – Arm All The Teachers (VIDEO)

The right-wing wants to make sure that there are more guns in volatile situations.

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Jon Stewart Answers Those Who Say ‘Now Is Not The Time To Talk About Gun Control’ (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart Answers Those Who Say ‘Now Is Not The Time To Talk About Gun Control’ (VIDEO)

We’ll hold the children in our lives a little closer, but we’ll also talk and we’ll try to find ways to make our country a little safer.

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