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Feds Launch Investigation Into Governor Christie’s Misuse Of Disaster Funds (VIDEOS)

Feds Launch Investigation Into Governor Christie’s Misuse Of Disaster Funds (VIDEOS)

CNN reported over the weekend that federal authorities have opened an investigation into Governor Christie’s alleged mishandling of disaster relief funds, intended for victim’s of Hurrican Sandy. As of January 2014, many New Jersey residents are still waiting on disaster relief funds, following one of the most devastating natural disasters […]

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Fox News Blames Women For Chris Christie Being A Bully (VIDEO)

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After years of being a bully, Governor Chris Christie is embroiled in a scandal of revenge and pettiness that could very well end his political career.

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Right Wing Group Claims Lying Is Free Speech, Supreme Court To Decide

Right Wing Group Claims Lying Is Free Speech, Supreme Court To Decide

Two right-wing groups are challenging a law in the state of Ohio, that is meant to keep people from giving false statements in political ads.

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Who Cares If Gay Or Straight Is A Choice?

Who Cares If Gay Or Straight Is A Choice?

Politics Done Eight featured David W. Shelton to discuss whether being gay or straight was a choice. The Duck Dynasty debacle made this topic prescient.

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Barack Obama – Imaginary Reign Of Tyranny

Found on T.B Rickert's Call

The right-wing loves to insist President Barack Obama is engaged in tyranny. We look at history to explain why the right-wing is nuts.

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Freedom Industries, Company Responsible For WV Chemical Spill, Operating Illegally?

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Suspicious details emerge on Freedom Industries, the company that caused a massive West Virginia chemical spill – operations proving sketchy.

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World’s Greatest Boss Sells Restaurant To Save Employee With Brain Tumor

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One Texas business owner is restoring our faith in humanity with his decision to sell his restaurant to save his employee’s life.

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Special Prosecutor In Maryville Case Drops Rape Charges Against Matthew Barnett (VIDEO)

Matthew Barnett was accused of raping Daisy Coleman in Maryville, MO. Sexual assault charges were dropped and he plead guilty to endangerment charges.Image: David Eulitt / Kansas City Star

You may remember that we covered the case of a Maryville teen who claimed she was raped by a local boy. That case has come to a disappointing conclusion for those of us who supported the victim. Two years after the drunken party that started the whole thing, Matthew Barnett […]

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10 MORE Useless Things The Worst Congress Ever Could Do

The 113th is officially the worst Congress in our nation's history. Here are some other useless things they can do to maintain this singular honor. Image: Christopher Weyant / CagleCartoons

In the competition for worst Congress ever, the 113th has shown itself to be way ahead of the competition. It’s so bad that even the GOP minions over at Fox News have confronted them about it. So far this year, they have announced their 112-day work schedule and have begun […]

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Tea Party Seeks To Replace House Leader Eric Cantor With Even More Extreme Candidate

Photo of Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) from official 113th US Congress photo via Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Eric_Cantor,_official_113th_Congress_photo_portrait.jpg

House Leader Eric Cantor is often seen as the real hand of power among House Republicans in Congress. Too bad the Tea Party wants to unseat him in 2014.

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GOP Senator’s Anti-Obamacare Story Denied By Doctor Who Saved His Daughter’s Life

Photo of Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) from official 112th US Congress portrait via Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ron_Johnson,_official_portrait,_112th_Congress.jpg

GOP Senator Ron Johnson said his daughter’s life-saving heart surgery would not have happened under the ACA, but the doctor denies this ObamaScare story.

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Sex Police: Obsessed VA Republican Still Wants To Jail Teens For Having Oral And Anal Sex

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One Virginia Republican is so obsessed with stopping oral and anal sex that he is proposing a law which would throw kids in jail to stop them.

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Enbridge Pipeline Skater Runs For US Senate, Takes On Fossil Fuels Industry

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Chris Wahmhoff, best known for his outspoken views on the fossil fuel industry, is running for Michigan US Senate. You won’t believe how he plans to win.

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GOP Congressman Attacks Free School Lunches, Then Sticks Taxpayers With $4,182 Tab (VIDEO)

Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) defends his taxpayer-funded meals to NBC WSAV-3. http://www.wsav.com/story/24411962/congressional-free-lunch

While this GOP congressman whines about poor kids getting free school lunches, he stuffs his own face with $4,182 in meals and charges it to US taxpayers.

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Republican Says He Ran For Congress To Prevent Single Mothers From Getting Welfare (VIDEO)

Portrait photo of Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX) from Wikimedia Commons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Louie_Gohmert,_official_portrait,_111th_Congress.jpg

Single women and single mothers sitting around collecting welfare checks, instead of getting married, are why Louie Gohmert ran for Congress to begin with.

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Swearing Black Kid In Viral Video Taken From Parents, Called ‘Thug’ By Police (NSFW VIDEOS)

Angry baby statue (taken at Vigelands Park in Oslo, Norway) cc 2011Danny15. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Angry_Baby_Vigelands_Park_Oslo_2011.JPG

When police saw this YouTube video with a swearing black toddler, they called him a ‘thug.’ But what about all those swearing white kids with guns?

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Coal Industry Contaminates Water, Puts W. VA In State Of Emergency

Mining photo cc 2005 by Stephen Codrington via Wikimedia Commons.

West Virginia’s coal industry has leaked a contaminant, of unknown proportions and unknown consequences, into the water supply of 9 counties.

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Chicago Police Accused Of Torturing Man And Raping Him With A Gun

Photo courtesy of Angel Perez.

Angel Perez says he was was tortured by two Chicago police officers. He has filed a lawsuit against them and the department for the nightmare he endured.

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Rural Hospitals Close As GOP Governors Refuse Medicaid Expansion

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21 GOP governors have refused Medicaid expansion, causing rural hospitals to close. This is costing people their lives, and citizens are now fighting back.

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School Board Member Resigns After Mocking Newtown Victims With ‘Free Ammo’ Comment

School Board Member Resigns After Mocking Newtown Victims With ‘Free Ammo’ Comment

A school board member has stepped down after suggesting the handing out of ammo to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, CT.

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