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Two More States Introduce Legislation To Legalize Marijuana

More than just a handful of marijuana found on nude beach. Image Credit: Katherine Hitt via Flickr.com

With a positive start to Colorado’s decriminalizing pot experiment, other states are starting to look at following suit. Baby steps, everyone. Baby steps.

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Heartless GOP Governors Reject Medicaid Expansion, 5 Million Left Without Healthcare

Heartless GOP Governors Reject Medicaid Expansion, 5 Million Left Without Healthcare

GOP governors should be ashamed of themselves. They’ve rejected the ACA’s medicare expansion because they hate Obama, and 27,000 people may die as a result.

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Bryan Fischer Thinks People Who Believe In Evolution Shouldn’t Hold Public Office (VIDEO)

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Bryan Fischer hates the idea of evolution so much he says people who believe in it should not be allowed to hold public office.

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SC Democrats Push Forced School Prayer Bill, Reject Separation Of Church And State

South Carolina schools could soon be forced to conduct prayer in the classroom if a piece of legislation is passed this year. Church and State Separation? - Image @ACLU

Students in South Carolina schools could soon be forced to say prayers in their classrooms, if this law passes. So much for separation of church and state.

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Mitt Romney Slapped With Racketeering Lawsuit

Mitt Romney Slapped With Racketeering Lawsuit

Mitt Romney was named in a $100 million lawsuit over price-fixing in a 2001 bankruptcy case – along with the US attorney who should have investigated him.

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What Would You Do With $67 Million? Cash-Strapped States Eye Colorado’s Weed Tax Revenues

The GOP is upset with Obama over his refusal to enforce federal drug laws in states where marijuana is legal. They call this failure 'executive overreach.' - Image: Jenni Konrad

Colorado is estimating $67 million a year in new revenue from taxes on marijuana. California wants to get in on the act. Can Washington, DC be far behind?

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Eager Customers Flock To Colorado As Legal Pot Sales Begin (VIDEO)

Colorado's first day of legal pot purchases went very well; calm and orderly. People lined up for hours to buy their favorite buds and edibles.Photo credit: THE DENVER POST | Joe Amon

Colorado’s first day of legal pot purchases went very well; calm and orderly. People lined up for hours to buy their favorite buds and edibles.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida’s Welfare Drug Tests

Photo of the Honorable Judge Mary Scriven from Wikipedia.

In 2011 Florida passed a law requiring people on welfare to pass drug tests. A federal judge just ruled against it, but Gov. Rick Scott vows to appeal.

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Republicans Get Dumber: New Poll Shows Even More Of Them Reject Science

Human Evolution image cc 2008 by Tkgd2007 and modified by Elisabeth Parker (2012).

Republicans and Democrats are now divided by more than the usual political issues. A new poll shows that even more Republicans deny science than we thought.

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What Happens When Billionaire Donors Die Off? Texas GOP Is About To Find Out

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The deaths of three billionaire donors in Texas may change the state’s GOP and the states political process. Is Texas turning blue?

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Zimmerman Cashes In On Artwork For 100k, Gets Guns, Girl Back

Zimmerman Cashes In On Artwork For 100k, Gets Guns, Girl Back

Life is looking up for George Zimmerman – he has just sold a piece of artwork on Ebay for $100k, got his guns back, and his girlfriend has forgiven him.

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Right-Wing Facebook Page Calls For National Lynch President Obama Day (IMAGE)

"Another cause for Negroes leaving the South was lynching" abstract painting by the 'dynamic cubism' painter Jacob Lawrence via Wikimedia Commons.

Hey, Secret Service, here’s the right-wing Facebook page that says we should lynch President Obama and declare the day of his killing a national holiday.

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Pope Francis Hurts The Tender Feelings Of A Billionaire Republican

Pope Francis has hurt the delicate feelings of Home Depot billionaire and Republican Ken Langone just by preaching the message of Jesus. Awww... Image: jfxgillis

If Pope Francis ever finds himself in need of a hammer and some nails, he may want to consider avoiding Home Depot. Ken Langone, founder of the company, has been whining kvetching pissing and moaning grumpy about Pope Francis having the gall to promote the message of Jesus. In recent […]

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Grover Norquist Looks To The 18th Century For Criminal Justice

Grover Norquist suddenly thinks he's an expert on the justice system. But he's got some pretty archaic ideas about punishment. Beheading? That's insane!Gage Skidmore

Grover Norquist suddenly thinks he’s an expert on the justice system. But he’s got some pretty archaic ideas about punishment. Beheading? That’s insane!

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10 Stupidest Things Said By Republicans In 2013

10 Stupidest Things Said By Republicans In 2013

Even though 2013 wasn’t a presidential election year, that certainly doesn’t mean that majorly stupid crap wasn’t said by stupid republicans.

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10 Demands Americans Must Make In 2014 And How To Do It

10 Demands Americans Must Make In 2014 And How To Do It

America is a strong country and has always been able to overcome adversity.  It has fought good wars, bad wars, bad economies, depressions, recessions, and natural disasters. It has always moved forward. America has always emerged better than it was before. Over the last few decades however, America has been […]

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The Homeless And Occupy Madison Join Forces To Build Tiny Homes (VIDEO)

The Homeless And Occupy Madison Join Forces To Build Tiny Homes (VIDEO)

Here’s how the Occupy movement, a city, and its unhoused citizens are coming together to solve the homeless problem – with new, $3-4K ‘tiny homes.’

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The 10 Dumbest Public Figures In 2013

A list of people who were just too stupid this year. Some you may guess, some might surprise you but all are worthy of being Dumbest Person of 2013.

2013 was a very stupid year. This past year has been rich with the stupid. From crazy right-wing preachers whining about how “Christians” are being persecuted to dumb politicians who just can’t STFU, we have a stellar list of people who made America’s collective IQ take a dip in 2013. […]

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Former General And Tea Party Activist Calls For Uprising And Obama’s Arrest

Photo of General (Retired) Paul Vallely from Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_E._Vallely

Retired General Paul Vallely is calling for an Egyptian style uprising AND a citizens’ arrest in the Tea Party’s ongoing fight against President Obama.

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Oops! Republican Congressman Files Re-Election Papers For Wrong District

Oops! Republican Congressman Files Re-Election Papers For Wrong District

Did Republican David Royce make the most embarrassing clerical error of the year? Papers filed with the state of California had him say that he did. Oops.

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