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The Right Is About To Declare War On Marijuana

Cartoon by Bill Day, Cagle.com.

The right is about to declare war on marijuana legalization. Why? Because Obama MIGHT be for it. Obama Derangement Syndrome has never been easier to see.

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Are The Rich Deserving Of Their Wealth And Income?

Hey, rich ladies … let’s do it “Mitt Romney Style” -- a “Gangnam Style” parody from CollegeHumor.com.

Do not be fooled into the belief that the rich are inherently worthy of their wealth. Instead, purchasing of economic and political strength is responsible.

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Teacher’s MLK Day Smack Down Of Paul Ryan And The Tea Party Says It All (VIDEO)

Teacher’s MLK Day Smack Down Of Paul Ryan And The Tea Party Says It All (VIDEO)

A social studies teacher refused to accept an award from Congressman Paul Ryan on MLK Day; Watch the video to find out why the story resurfaced this week.

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Think The W. VA Toxic Spill Is Bad? Read This History Of Environmental Fails

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Think the toxic spill in West Virginia’s bad? This tree hugger’s history of massive environmental fails shows why we need regulation more than ever.

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Sarah Palin’s Way To Remember MLK Jr.? Stop Talking About Racism (VIDEO)

Photo of Sarah Palin speaking at CPAC cc 2012 Gage Skidmore via Flickr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/

Sarah Palin commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. by pretending racism doesn’t exist, and telling the president he should never mention it.

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Boehner Earns Thanks From Texas Dem For Calling Steve King An Asshole

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) from his official 113th Congress portrait via Wikimedia Commons. 

What’s more astonishing? A Democratic, Latino congressman praising Speaker John Boehner, or Boehner calling his GOP colleague an ‘asshole?’

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Watch This Lawmaker Explain Why He Wants To Abolish The IRS (VIDEO)

Photo from SC State Sen. Lee Bright's facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/senatorleebright/photos

SC State Sen. Lee Bright wants to abolish the IRS. He thinks they’re training their agents to enforce Obamacare at gunpoint, like Nazi ‘Brown Shirts.’

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President Obama Pushes The Ball Further On Pot Legalization

President Obama Pushes The Ball Further On Pot Legalization

President Barack Obama spoke in a recent interview with David Remnick of The New Yorker, where he came out favorably on pot, comparing it to alcohol.

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Texas Tea Party Launches Vicious Twitter Attack At Wendy Davis

Photo from Wendy Davis For Texas. http://www.wendydavistexas.com/

The Tea Party launched a vicious attack on Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, tweeting sexist remarks, referring to her as ‘ho’ and a ‘gold digger.’

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Another Win For Women: Judge Strikes Down NC Anti-Choice Law

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Another pro-choice victory; A federal judge has overturned NC’s extreme anti-choice law, which required doctors to perform an ultrasound, prior to abortion.

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This Is The Most Inappropriate School Prize Ever (VIDEO)

This Is The Most Inappropriate School Prize Ever (VIDEO)

When 9-year-old Jacob got off the school bus last week, his mom was shocked to see him proudly sporting a gray Confederate army hat he had won as a prize.

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GOP Lawmaker Defends Faith Healing Sect’s Right To Let Children Die (VIDEO)

The Followers of Christ believe in faith healing only. Many of their children have died from easily treatable illness. An Idaho Rep. wants that to stop.Image from NWCN.com.

Children are dying because of their faith-healing-only Followers of Christ parents. An Idaho rep.’s bill would stop that, but his GOP colleague opposes it.

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Pennsylvania Judge Strikes Down State’s Voter ID Law (VIDEO)

Gavel cc 2012 Chris Potter via Flickr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/86530412@N02/ ALEC Crow illustration cc 2012 Donkey Hote via Flickr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/donkeyhotey/

A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court judge issued a detailed ruling striking down PA voter ID laws, citing an undue burden on the elderly, disabled and poor.

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Jan Brewer’s Budget Stiffs Arizona’s Kids

Photo by Gage Skidmore

Jan Brewer’s new budget asks for even less money that the much-maligned former director of CPS did. Less money to protect kids, how is that an improvement?

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Freedom Industries Files For Bankruptcy; Wants To Shift Cost Of Spill To Taxpayers (VIDEO)

Meme by Elisabeth Parker for AI.

Freedom Industries caused the chemical spill that left 300,000 people in W. VA without water. Now they’ve filed bankruptcy to stick taxpayers with the bill.

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Another Bloody Week: The Continuing Tragedy Of Guns In America

Kids and guns… image @NMPASI

It was another bloody week in another bloody month in another bloody year in America. The problem, as always, comes down to guns in America.

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Trans Woman Dares Anti-LGBT City Councilman To Stone Her To Death (VIDEO)

Trans Woman Dares Anti-LGBT City Councilman To Stone Her To Death (VIDEO)

An anti-GLBT bigot on the Shreveport City Council thought that he knew what the city wanted. He folded like a cheap chair when confronted by this woman.

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OOPS! BP Study Shows Natural Gas Doesn’t Reduce Greenhouse Gasses

OOPS! BP Study Shows Natural Gas Doesn’t Reduce Greenhouse Gasses

Christof Ruehl, BP’s chief economist, just admitted that switching to natural gas had little impact on overall emissions, and will not stall climate change.

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Nancy Grace: Weed Makes You Commit Violent Felonies (VIDEO)

Nancy Grace: Weed Makes You Commit Violent Felonies (VIDEO)

Idiot Nancy Grace actually got before a national audience and said that weed makes you violent and children shouldn’t see adults drinking soda.

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Obama Announces Changes To NSA – Is Edward Snowden Vindicated? (VIDEO)

Obama Announces Changes To NSA – Is Edward Snowden Vindicated? (VIDEO)

President Obama has announced modest changes to the surveillance programs of the NSA, a direct result of revelations by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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