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On Crossfire, Newt Gingrich Says That Climate Change Could Be A Good Thing (VIDEO)

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On CNN’s Crossfire, Newt Gingrich says earth was warmer when dinosaurs lived and thinks a slightly warmer planet from climate change could be a good thing.

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All Hail Baphomet! Satanic Temple Unveils Statue Design For OK State Capitol

Drawing of the proposed Satanic Monument goat statue from the Satanic Temple. http://www.thesatanictemple.com/

Oklahoma’s GOP must be losing their minds right about now. The Satanic Temple has unveiled its design for a giant goat-headed statue for the state capitol.

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Glenn Grothman (R-WI): Workers Having Weekends Off Is ‘Goofy’, ‘Kills Freedom’

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State Senator Glenn Grothman (R-WI) is fighting to make sure that workers can avoid such horrible burdens as rest and spending time with their families.

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Anti-Gay Bigots Plot ‘Uprising’ As Courts Mull Gay Marriage Ban (VIDEO)

Anti-Gay Bigots Plot ‘Uprising’ As Courts Mull Gay Marriage Ban (VIDEO)

As marriage equality in Utah works its way through the courts, anti-gay bigots plot an uprising… and Fox News is all too happy to hear them out.

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Armed Man Burns Home To The Ground And Blames President Obama For It

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Ronald Gary Bailey set his own house ablaze, then blamed President Obama for it… and he was armed at the time. Our mental health system has failed him.

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Conservative Politician Writes Resignation In Klingon

Photo of person dressed as Klingon in parade by Bruno Giri, cc 2006, Flickr.

David Waddell, a conservative politician from North Carolina turned in a resignation letter written in Klingon, plans to focus on his U.S. senate campaign.

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Check Out These Numbers And You’ll Know We Need Single Payer Healthcare

Check Out These Numbers And You’ll Know We Need Single Payer Healthcare

Our current healthcare model portrays the gross ineffectiveness of for-profit insurance – isn’t it time for single-payer healthcare?

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Colorado River Lowest In 1,300 Years; Climate Deniers Keep It Up (VIDEO)

Courtesy of the United States Geological Survey

The right-wing continues to insist there are no real threats to the environment. Meanwhile, the Colorado River runs dry, thanks to short-sighted politics.

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Supreme Court Puts Hold On Marriage Equality In Utah (VIDEO)

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The US Supreme Court put a hold on a federal court ruling that allowed same sex marriages in Utah, leaving 900 wedded couples in legal limbo.

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Ideology Over Morality? Cardinal Betrays Pope To Appease A Rich Donor

Cardinal Timothy Dolan. Image from www.cathnewsusa.com.

A potential seven-figure donor balked at the Pope’s statements. A teaching moment for the rich was lost as Cardinal Timothy Dolan betrayed the Pope’s words.

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Recreational Marijuana Brings In $1 Million On Colorado’s 1st Day Of Sales

Recreational Marijuana Brings In $1 Million On Colorado’s 1st Day Of Sales

Now that Colorado’s legalization of pot has brought in $1,000,000 in sales on the first day, can other states be far behind? Truly, a cash crop!

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This Senator Might Just Restore Your Faith In Government

This Senator Might Just Restore Your Faith In Government

Democratic Senator Murphy of CT gave up a vacation day to spend time with a homeless man, says he wants to better understand the plight of the homelessness.

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U.S Federal Judge Is Stunned No Financial Executives Have Been Prosecuted

U.S Federal Judge Is Stunned No Financial Executives Have Been Prosecuted

   Anyone who has followed the economic breakdown since 2008 has pondered a simple question. Why haven’t any bank executives been prosecuted? U.S District Judge Jed Rakoff asks the same question in a recent piece published in the New York Review of Books. It has been five years since the […]

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Pope Francis: Pedophile Priests Are “Monsters”

Pope Francis: Pedophile Priests Are “Monsters”

At long last, Pope Francis names pedophiles hiding behind the Bible for what they truly are: monsters.

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Mrs. Betty Bowers Tells Us Why America Is A Christian Nation (VIDEO)

Mrs. Betty Bowers Tells Us Why America Is A Christian Nation (VIDEO)

This “person” is new to me. Never heard of her until I saw this video. But, after watching it, I subscribed to her YouTube channel and “liked” her Facebook page. Because I love me some satire. But satire with a bite of fact to it. Like this. Mrs. Betty Bowers […]

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Fox Airs Pundit That Favors Assassinating The President To Discuss Benghazi (VIDEO)

Fox Airs Pundit That Favors Assassinating The President To Discuss Benghazi (VIDEO)

America has a violence and gun problem. It is irresponsible for anyone to suggest or insinuate the assassination of anyone. It should be outright criminal for a pseudo news station like Fox News to allow such a person on their network. They should know better. A real news network must. […]

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Utah Man Goes On Hunger Strike To Protest Marriage Equality (VIDEO)

Utah Man Goes On Hunger Strike To Protest Marriage Equality (VIDEO)

Every time another state is added to the list of states which allow marriage equality, we hear from those who are convinced that the end of western civilization is at hand. By now, you probably think that most of the tactics to prevent marriage equality have been tried, and the […]

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Two Gutsy Women Are Ready To Make History In Texas’ Election

Senators Davis and Van de Putte at a pro-choice rally in July. Senator West can be seen to the right. Photo credit to Beth Cortez-Neavel.

The nation fell in love with Wendy Davis in June. We went crazy again when she announced she’d run for governor. Now, we have double the reason to rejoice.

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You Wouldn’t Believe How Much Free Higher Education Would Cost

The cost of higher education is inflated due to our current funding model. Countries all around the world provide higher education at affordable costs. Image: Tax Credits

The cost of higher education is spinning out of control for American students. But what if there were a way to provide affordable public education, perhaps even for free (If that’s what you’re into)? According to the Department of Education, public universities collected $62.6 billion from undergraduates in 2012. Yes, […]

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Maine Republican Says He’s Qualified To Be A Senator Because Smacking His Wife Around Means He Has Guts (VIDEO)

Erick Bennett is running in a primary challenge against incumbent Susan Collins to be Maine's next US Senator. According to Bennett, he's qualified to be a senator because beating his wife makes him brave enough to stand up for "family values." Image: Screen Grab

As the war on women rages on, one Republican candidate has decided to wear his domestic violence conviction as a badge of honor. A Maine Republican says he has guts because he was convicted for smacking his wife around. Erick Bennett is running in a primary challenge against incumbent Susan […]

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