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Here’s The REAL Reason The GOP Opposes Immigration Reform

Congressman Kenny Marchant (R-TX). Photo from Wikipedia. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kenny_Marchant.jpg

You won’t believe what this guy told reporters about why he opposes immigration reform — even though 24% of his district is Latino!

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GOP War On Women Continues: House Republicans Approve Bill Severely Restricting Abortion

GOP War On Women Continues: House Republicans Approve Bill Severely Restricting Abortion

The latest buzz phrase by an anti-choice GOP looking for a way around Roe V. Wade is “pain-capable.” Forget the science of it; it’s the phrase that counts.

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OUTRAGE: Woman Alone On Street Aggressively Pepper Sprayed By Police, Photo Goes Viral (IMAGES)

Maybe it's better than police clubs; certainly better than guns, but, once again, the image of police brazenly attacking a civilian with pepper spray – in a situation that appears to not warrant it – is making its viral way around the globe. Photo by Victor Caivano @NYMagazine

When a woman standing on a deserted street corner is, without warning, blasted with pepper spray, it not only illustrates the problem it makes the news.

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Missouri Mom Faces Charges Of 2nd Degree Murder After Giving Boyfriend Permission To Rape Her Infant, Resulting In Baby’s Death

Baby rape: Jessica Lynn Howell, the Missouri woman charged with allowing her boyfriend to sexually assault and murder her 4-month-old daughter. Image from CBS. stlouis.cbslocal.com

Can one help but wonder, is this what our ‘rape culture’ has come to, when mothers start handing over their babies to be raped.

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The World Has Lost A Great Journalist: Michael Hastings 1980-2013

Hastings was a fearless reporter. That word is used perhaps a bit too often to describe journalists, but Hastings lived it. He didn't back down from anyone. Image @BuzzFeed

Hastings was a fearless reporter. That word is used perhaps a bit too often to describe journalists, but Hastings lived it. He didn’t back down from anyone.

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Teacher Fired For Actions Of Ex Finds Little Support In Community But A New Job In LA (VIDEO)

Carie Charlesworth and one of her four children, all kicked out of Holy Trinity School because of a father’s bad behavior. Where’s the teachable moment? Image @RealTalkRealDebate

When parents rally in support of firing a teacher for the misfortune of an abusive ex, a teachable moment is lost. Thank God for wiser minds in Los Angeles.

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Redefine Marriage? That’s Been Done Lots Of Times Already

Image from The Simpsons. http://www.thesimpsons.com/

As more states embrace marriage equality, couples can embrace beloved old traditions like rings and June weddings, while discarding less charming ones.

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Survey Finds Self Proclaimed Conservatives Actually Liberal

Survey Says......

(All credit to Mark Goodson, creator of Family Feud)

Young people who consider themselves Conservative actually are not conservative at all, studies find.

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Kansas Official: Get Off My Lawn, Latino Dream Act Protesters, Or I’ll Shoot (VIDEO)

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Would this guy really shoot Dream Act supporters for peacefully protesting his senseless immigration policies in front of his home? Sure sounds like it.

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Fetuses Masturbating In Womb As Early As 15 Weeks, According To Anti-Abortion Republican (VIDEO)

Fetuses Masturbating In Womb As Early As 15 Weeks, According To Anti-Abortion Republican (VIDEO)

If a former OB/GYN really believes this crap about masturbating fetuses, he’s the new recipient of the ‘Most Asinine Anti-Abortion Comment’ Award.

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Costco Pays Well and Soars, While Walmart and Others Pay Peanuts and Sink (VIDEO)

Costco Pays Well and Soars, While Walmart and Others Pay Peanuts and Sink (VIDEO)

It’s official, paying decent wages and treating your employees properly makes better business sense and leads to higher profits. While their second biggest competitor, Walmart, only saw a 1.2% rise in year on sales, Costco’s most recent quarterly earnings report showed an 8% rate of growth in year on sales, […]

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Senator Ted Cruz Panders To GOP’s Racist Base With New Voter ID Amendment Targeting Immigrants

How dare the Supreme Court reject Arizona's racist Voter ID law?! Never fear!!! Immigrant hating Senator Ted Cruz is coming to the rescue.

How dare the Supreme Court reject Arizona’s racist voting law?! Never fear!!! Immigrant hating Senator Ted Cruz is coming to the rescue.

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Arizona’s Right Wing Shows Signs Of Disarray As Marriage Equality Heads For The Ballot

'I think the attitudes of people in this state have changed a lot. We believe Arizonans are ready for equal marriage.' - Warren Meyer, Chair of Equal Marriage Arizona. Image @BizJournals

‘I think the attitudes of people in this state have changed a lot. We believe Arizonans are ready for equal marriage.’ – Warren Meyer, Equal Marriage Arizona

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Your Son’s Hate Speech Is Bad But Pretend Suicide Is Worse: What Kind Of Parent Are You Senator Flake? (VIDEO)

Arizona Senator Jeff Flake

No one learns to call people a “nigger,” “Jew” or “faggot” in a vacuum. Nor do they use a real gun to fake a suicide on camera without a serious failure of supervision. Good job, Senator Flake

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Middle-Schooler Arrested After Causing Scene At School Over… A Tee-Shirt (VIDEO)

It’s not hard to see where Jared Marcum got his inspiration; here’s his dad in his NRA hat, sharing some quality father/son time with some really fun toys. Image @NY Daily News

It’s not hard to see where Jared Marcum got the inspiration for his tee-shirt; in every photo his dad is wearing an NRA hat and cradling a gun in his arms.

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‘America The Great?’ Maybe, But These Five Graphs Beg To Differ (IMAGES)

‘America The Great?’ Maybe, But These Five Graphs Beg To Differ (IMAGES)

Although America has made progress and is considered to be a socially advanced nation, these shocking graphs on labor paint a very different picture.

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Outrageous Fees To Access Your Wages? That’s What Happened To Her

Outrageous Fees To Access Your Wages? That’s What Happened To Her

The accompanying note said that her future earnings would be deposited in this account and she could access it with the card. For a fee.

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Bob Schieffer Denounces Edward Snowden – Calls Him Narcissistic Young Man Who Has Put The US In Danger

Bob Schieffer Denounces Edward Snowden – Calls Him Narcissistic Young Man Who Has Put The US In Danger

Bob Schieffer this past Sunday labeled NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden as a ‘narcissist’ for his role in uncovering of the NSA’s top secret PRISM program.

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Supreme Court Decision Will Save America Billions On Healthcare

Supreme Court Decision Will Save America Billions On Healthcare

The US Supreme Court has made a ruling that will potentially save Americans billions on prescription medication.

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Supreme Court Rejects Arizona’s Racist Voting Law

Supreme Court Rejects Arizona’s Racist Voting Law

The Supreme Court overruled a 2004 Arizona anti-immigrant law, which required people to prove their citizenship status in order to register to vote

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