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The Beautiful Origin Of Memorial Day Conservatives Don’t Want To Talk About

We must never forget this fact: Memorial Day was first celebrated by newly free Black slaves in Charleston, South Carolina at the end of the Civil War to remember hundreds of Union soldiers buried in a mass grave.

Activist Perfectly Exposes CNN’s Racist Double Standard (VIDEO)

Activist Perfectly Exposes CNN’s Racist Double Standard (VIDEO)

“What’s interesting about Waco is that there was also this nuance suddenly. Because whiteness gets nuance and blackness doesn’t.” Exactly.

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President Obama Blocks Famous Woman-Hating Page On His New Twitter Account

President Obama has no time for people who mock feminists, rape victims, women’s rights, and victims of abuse. Once again, he shows his true class and solidarity.

And God Said,’Let There Be INCEST’: Here’s The REAL Take On Biblical Marriage (VIDEO)

And God Said,’Let There Be INCEST’: Here’s The REAL Take On Biblical Marriage (VIDEO)

This wonderful woman takes the Christian Right to task over their bigotry and deluded views about “biblical marriage,” in the most entertaining and educational way imaginable.

by Shannon Barber· · Current Issues, News
Hillary Clinton Apologizes For Iraq War Vote, Says It Was A ‘Mistake’

Hillary Clinton Apologizes For Iraq War Vote, Says It Was A ‘Mistake’

Clinton admits her vote was a mistake. Remember, Joe Biden, Harry Reid and Dianne Feinstein all voted for the resolution. One became a great Vice President, one became an amazing Senate Majority Leader, and one bravely exposed our torture practices conducted during the War on Terror.

Cop Apologists Trick Cardinals Mascot Into Holding ‘Police Lives Matter’ Sign, Cardinals Set The Record Straight

Cop Apologists Trick Cardinals Mascot Into Holding ‘Police Lives Matter’ Sign, Cardinals Set The Record Straight

This couple tricked Fredbird into holding that sign and made it seem like he did it willingly. What more could we expect from racist badge lickers?

by Shannon Barber· · Current Issues, News
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The Duggars (And The Anti-Marriage Right) Owe LGBT America A Huge Apology

In today’s America, the Christian-right would rather take marital, societal, cultural and “scientific” counsel from a child molesters and abusers than actual same-sex couples and their children. With societies acceptance growing, the anti-marriage right owes the LGBT population a huge apology.

An Open Letter To Whining ‘Can’t We All Just Get Along’ Centrist Liberals

An Open Letter To Whining ‘Can’t We All Just Get Along’ Centrist Liberals

If you think being a centrist liberal means not calling out right wing racism whenever you see it because we all need to get along, you are a goddamn moron.

Rick Perry: Crazy People Wouldn’t Worry About President Rick Perry Invading Texas (VIDEO)

Rick Perry: Crazy People Wouldn’t Worry About President Rick Perry Invading Texas (VIDEO)

According to Rick Perry, the only thing that can keep conservatives from deciding Obama is invading Texas through secret Wal-Mart tunnels…is President Rick Perry.

President Obama Dares First Lady To Perform Killer Fitness Routine, FLOTUS Nails It (VIDEO)

President Obama Dares First Lady To Perform Killer Fitness Routine, FLOTUS Nails It (VIDEO)

We’re going to really miss this FLOTUS.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
Columbia President Refuses to Shake Rape Victim’s Hand at Graduation Ceremony (VIDEO)

Columbia President Refuses to Shake Rape Victim’s Hand at Graduation Ceremony (VIDEO)

On top of all she has been through, the president of Columbia University wouldn’t even shake this brave victim’s hand at graduation.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
Elizabeth Warren Issues Her Best Speech Yet, Blasts GOP Frontrunners For Attacking Middle Class America

Elizabeth Warren Issues Her Best Speech Yet, Blasts GOP Frontrunners For Attacking Middle Class America

Warren wiped the floor with Scott Walker, Jeb Bush and Rand Paul over their horrific support of trickle-down economics, and it was indeed glorious to watch.

Family Raises $187m For Cancer Patients, Blows It All On Life Of Luxury Instead (IMAGES)

Family Raises $187m For Cancer Patients, Blows It All On Life Of Luxury Instead (IMAGES)

Expensive cars, gym memberships, luxury cruises, college tuition and six-figure salaries for the family themselves – that’s where the donations went.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
Hillary Clinton Won’t Appoint A Justice Who Supports Citizens United

Hillary Clinton Won’t Appoint A Justice Who Supports Citizens United

Clinton takes another swing at Citizens United by using the disastrous decision as a Supreme Court litmus test.

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Of COURSE The ‘Liberal’ Media Is Pretending The Iraq War Was An ‘Intelligence Failure’

The truth makes for boring TV and our “liberal” media needs a horse race to report on, even if they have to make it up themselves.

Customer Stunned After Homophobic Dry Cleaner Gave Him This Label (IMAGES)

Customer Stunned After Homophobic Dry Cleaner Gave Him This Label (IMAGES)

And just wait til you see what they wrote on the check.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
Court Denies Bakery Right To Refuse To Serve Gay People, Christian Conservatives Freak Out (IMAGES)

Court Denies Bakery Right To Refuse To Serve Gay People, Christian Conservatives Freak Out (IMAGES)

A huge victory for equality today, and a big loss for Christian Conservatives bigots – they’re FURIOUS.

Driving Through Jesusland

Driving Through Jesusland

The Bible Belt works awfully hard to convince everyone that they love Jesus and America the most. Who are they trying to convince?

The Catholic Church Won’t Sack Child Abusers, But Fires Priest For Gay-Friendly Facebook Post (IMAGE)

The Catholic Church Won’t Sack Child Abusers, But Fires Priest For Gay-Friendly Facebook Post (IMAGE)

Truly a dismal state of affairs for a Church which claims moral authority across the globe.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
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Beyonce And Jay Z May Have Stepped Up Big To Support Protesters In Baltimore And Ferguson

Dear Baltimore and Ferguson, the cavalry is coming.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News