John Oliver Nails It In This Video On Income Inequality (VIDEO)

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John Oliver points of the ridiculousness of ‘American optimism’ in the face of the rising oligarchy which is poised to take over the United States.

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Robbers Tie Up Good Guy Gun Owner, Steal Entire Arsenal Of 31 Guns + Ammo

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Welcome to another real life episode of NRA Myths Busted. Only a good guy with guns can stop a bad guy with a gun, right? Wrong. That’s an NRA myth that has been debunked by reality time and time again. For those who still don’t get it, here’s another case […]

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Durham Police Ordered To Stop Illegal Home Searches

In a small, but significant, win against this country becoming more and more like a police state, Durham police officers have been ordered not to use fake 911 calls to gain entry to the homes of private citizens.

In a small, but significant, win against this country becoming more and more like a police state, Durham police officers have been ordered not to use fake 911 calls to gain entry to the homes of private citizens.

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Thanks to this Teen, Her School Will be Teaching Sex-Ed Based on Actual Science

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School officials have backed down after a Canadian high school student filed a human rights complaint against her school district, saying abstinence-only sex-ed classes led by a conservative Christian Group violated her rights as a nonbeliever. The anti-abortion group that taught the course, Pregnancy Care Centre, will not be invited […]

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Most Republicans Believe Jesus Would Have Opposed Universal Healthcare

Most Republicans Believe Jesus Would Have Opposed Universal Healthcare

Remember that bit in the Bible where Jesus refused to heal the leper because he didn’t have health insurance? No, me neither.  Yet, according to a new YouGov poll, Republican Jesus would have done just that. The poll, conducted July 1-2, covered 1,000 U.S. adults using a sample selected from […]

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One Third Of German Power Comes From Renewable Sources In First Half of 2014

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Renewable energy is an important step towards make the the world a more sustainable place. It seems that one country, Germany, is consistently ahead of the rest of the world in powering their nation with renewable energy. The first half of 2014 is no exception. So far this year ⅓ […]

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Israeli Lawmaker: Let’s Cut Off Power to Gaza Hospitals

Israeli Lawmaker: Let’s Cut Off Power to Gaza Hospitals

An Israeli lawmaker has called for the government and armed forces to cut off power to hospitals in Gaza, to kill off Palestinians. “The blood of a dialysis patient in Gaza is not redder than the blood of our IDF [Israeli army] soldiers who will, God forbid, need to enter […]

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Democrat Stands Up For Immigrant Kids: America ‘Should Protect Them’ Not Kick Them Out

Democrat Stands Up For Immigrant Kids: America ‘Should Protect Them’ Not Kick Them Out

While Republicans argue whether the best way to deter Central American kids from coming to America is to point guns at them, plant landmines, or send them to Mexico, a House Democrat took a refreshingly different approach: Why don’t we try to help them instead? In the last year, an […]

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Tea Party Filmmaker Claims Native American Genocide ‘Never Happened’ (VIDEO)

Tea Party Filmmaker Claims Native American Genocide ‘Never Happened’ (VIDEO)

In an interview, Fox guest Dinesh D’Souza along with host Megyn Kelly denied the wanton death of Native Americans throughout history.

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Fox News Host Goes Into Racist Rant On Live TV (VIDEO)

Fox News Host Goes Into Racist Rant On Live TV (VIDEO)

On July 10th, 2014, one of the folks over at Fox News decided to take a break from the usual non-stop, ‘not racist’ coverage of “welfare queens,” “diseased immigrants“ “Muslim terrorists,” the holy war on white Jesus and reporting on what’s going on with the “n*gger, oops I mean President, in the White […]

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George Zimmerman Is Broke, Has No Job, And Spends $100 A Month On Vacations

George Zimmerman Is Broke, Has No Job, And Spends $100 A Month On Vacations

Apparently selling paintings on eBay isn’t enough for George Zimmerman to pay the bills. According to records released during his divorce hearing, Zimmerman claims he is jobless, debt-ridden and burning through money on vacations. Zimmerman says he’s been unable to find a job since he was acquitted last year for […]

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Remote Controlled Contraceptive Implant Could Be Available In Just Four Years

Remote Controlled Contraceptive Implant Could Be Available In Just Four Years

A new exciting development in the world of contraceptives has just been announced – a remote-controlled contraceptive computer chip has been developed by Massachusetts startup MicroCHIPS. This chip, which can be implanted under a woman’s skin, will release small doses of the hormone levonorgestrel every day for 16 years. Sixteen years might […]

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House Republican Shatters Conservative Dreams Of Impeachment, Admits President Obama Hasn’t Broken Any Laws (VIDEO)

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Republicans may not be impeaching President Obama, but they should damn well impeach themselves.

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4-Year-Old Kicked Out Of Restaurant For ‘Gentleman’s Dress Code’ Violation

4-Year-Old Kicked Out Of Restaurant For ‘Gentleman’s Dress Code’ Violation

When you’re a kid, wearing a t-shirt of your favorite tv heroes can make you feel invincible – especially if it’s the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But unfortunately for 4-year-old Lewis Roberts, not even turtle power could save him from being a victim of a restaurant’s strict dress code. Lewis […]

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Israel Bombs House of Gaza Police Chief; Kills 18 of His Family Members Instead

Israel Bombs House of Gaza Police Chief; Kills 18 of His Family Members Instead

The more details that emerge about the Israeli bombings in Gaza, the less likely it seems that Israel is merely targeting militants, extremists and weapons caches. Let’s consider the latest attack: According to reports coming from inside Gaza, at least 21 Palestinians were killed on late Saturday – none of […]

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Conservatives Finally Begin To Turn On Sarah Palin As Bill Kristol Calls For Her To Shut Up (VIDEO)

Conservatives Finally Begin To Turn On Sarah Palin As Bill Kristol Calls For Her To Shut Up (VIDEO)

It has been six years since Sarah Palin thankfully failed to become one heartbeat away from the presidency, and Republicans are finally beginning to turn their backs on her.

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FBI Says Florida Cops Were Members Of The KKK (VIDEO)

Two small town Florida cops have been forced to resign after their police chief received a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigations that they are members of the Ku Klux Klan.
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Two small town Florida cops have been forced to resign after their police chief received a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigations that they are members of the Ku Klux Klan.

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Climate Scientist, Michael Mann, Vindicated After VA Judge Rules Fossil Fuel Backed Suit ‘Frivolous’

Climate Scientist, Michael Mann, Vindicated After VA Judge Rules Fossil Fuel Backed Suit ‘Frivolous’

On July 8, the American Tradition Institute (ATI),  a free-market think tank which receives much of its funding from the fossil fuel industry, was fined by Virginia’s highest court for filing a frivolous lawsuit. The ruling comes after more than 4 years of harassment and malicious attacks against the University […]

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Ohioans Wary Of Uses For ‘Recycled’ Radioactive Fracking Waste (VIDEO)

Recycled fracking wastewater. Drink up! (Photo courtesy of artintheage.com.)

Many are, of course, worried about the “recycling” centers, themselves. You tell us, America. Do you trust that this mysterious, radioactive sludge is being “recycled” well enough to dump on landfills, eventually slipping into the groundwater supply?

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Controversial Ad Of White Woman Feeding Black Child Like A Dog Pulled For Racism (VIDEO)

Controversial Ad Of White Woman Feeding Black Child Like A Dog Pulled For Racism (VIDEO)

South African charity Feed A Child has apologized for a controversial advertisement that portrayed a wealthy white woman feeding a black child like a dog. The one-minute video was produced for the charity by advertising giant Ogilvy and Mather, and the ad features the child sitting on the floor while the woman […]

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