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Pope Francis Blasts ‘Unfettered Capitalism’ As ‘The New Tyranny ‘

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The church has been in an incestuous and rather evil relationship with the worship of wealth for a long time. Unfettered capitalism has become a religion in its own right. Preachers promoting the health and wealth doctrine and evangelical “Christian” leaders attracted to Ayn Rand — like Paul Ryan — […]

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Rick Santorum’s Movie ‘The Christmas Candle’ Bombs With Critics And Audiences (VIDEO)

Rick Santorum’s Movie ‘The Christmas Candle’ Bombs With Critics And Audiences (VIDEO)

“The Christmas Candle” is the new release from Rick Santorum’s studio In case you didn’t know, Santorum has become the CEO of a movie studio. Really. Mr. Sweater Vest is the CEO of EchoLight Studios, a Dallas-based studio that makes “uplifting” films. That’s code for Christian-themed movies. Not that there’s […]

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Mitch McConnell Says He Worked For Equal Pay His Entire Career, But Tried To Block It Four Times

Photo collage meme by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

Mitch McConnell suddenly claims he’s ‘worked his entire career’ to get equal pay for women. Could Alison Lundergan Grimes have something to do with that?

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With Workers On Strike And Company Under Labor Investigation, Walmart CEO Steps Down

Photo of striking Walmart workers from Organization United for Respect (OUR Walmart). http://forrespect.org/

Walmart is turning toxic. With workers on strike in 12 states and the companies CEO, Mike Duke, announced his resignation this morning.

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Texas Cop Arrests, Handcuffs And Assaults Teenaged Girl At Traffic Stop (VIDEO)

Texas Cop Arrests, Handcuffs And Assaults Teenaged Girl At Traffic Stop (VIDEO)

Texas police officer Jackie Len Neal was arrested for pulling over a teenaged girl on a flimsy pretext and sexually assaulting her … while he was on-duty.

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Iran Agrees To Historic Nuclear Deal, American Right Wing Is Outraged. OUTRAGED!

Iran Agrees To Historic Nuclear Deal, American Right Wing Is Outraged. OUTRAGED!

History is made, the Middle East gets safer and righties attack This past weekend brought news of a new agreement with Iran. Secretary of State John Kerry helped to broker a deal between the Iranians and major world superpowers. The deal freezes Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for the lifting […]

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Autistic Teen Bullied, Community Disgustingly Agrees That He Deserves It (VIDEO)

Photo screen-captured from WHO-TV 13 video footage. http://whotv.com/2013/11/18/teen-bullied-students-post-video-online/

In a small Iowa town, this autistic teen is being bullied by classmates. The adults in the situation all seem to think this is perfectly fine. It’s not.

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Why Black Friday Is An Indictment Of Our Materialistic Culture

From Comprenden USA

Black Friday caters to consumerism, which is driven by materialism. As our need to show off grows, so does our need for material status symbols.

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Right-Wing Militia Leader Says Constitution Gives Him The Right To Assassinate President Obama (IMAGE)

Right-Wing Militia Leader Says Constitution Gives Him The Right To Assassinate President Obama (IMAGE)

Everest Wilhelmsen claims to have the authority to shoot and kill President Obama and says this authority has been granted to him by the Constitution.

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Zimmerman’s Creepy 911 Call A Transparent Attempt To Muddy Story Around His Assault On Girlfriend

On the night he was arrested for domestic violence against his girlfriend, Zimmerman refused to speak with police, instead placing a 911 call to set her up.

On the night he was arrested for domestic violence against his girlfriend, Zimmerman refused to speak with police, instead placing a 911 call to set her up.

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The Delightful History Of Thanksgiving

The Delightful History Of Thanksgiving

  Ah, Thanksgiving… turkey, cranberries, pumpkin pie. Football, parades and feasting with family. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. Well, sort of. Many myths have sprung up around the holiday, and many traditions have, too. It’s time to take a look at the history and traditions of American Thanksgiving — […]

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Here’s What A Year’s Worth Of Racial Profiling And Police Misconduct Looks Like (VIDEOS)

Here’s What A Year’s Worth Of Racial Profiling And Police Misconduct Looks Like (VIDEOS)

A Florida Quickstop owner got fed up with police harassing his mostly-black employees, customers, and neighbors. Then he decided to do something about it.

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Federal Judge Strips Religious Tax Exemption From Preachers, Declares It Unconstitutional

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This victory in federal court against tax exemptions for preachers is a major one, but it’s still just a small step toward what must be done.

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Is The Change To The Senate Filibuster Rule A Good Thing?

John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune

Senate Democrats voted to change the rules so the GOP can no longer abuse filibusters to block Obama’s appointments. Now, the future looks really scary.

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Taxpayer-Funded Christian School Forces Shocking Anti-Gay Pledge On Their Families

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A private school that will be eligible to receive taxpayer-funded vouchers is working to ban gay children and families who support the LGBT community.

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InfoWars’ Alex Jones And Guest Claim Second Amendment Doesn’t Apply To Angry ‘Liberal Shooters’

InfoWars’ Alex Jones And Guest Claim Second Amendment Doesn’t Apply To Angry ‘Liberal Shooters’

Just when we’d almost forgotten that stupid, right-wing “liberal shooters’ meme, InfoWars brings it back. We’ve debunked it, but they didn’t get the memo.

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‘War On Women’ Rages On, As GOP Denies Equal Pay To Its Own State Chair

Photo by Jim Bates via the Seattle Times.

A new GOP chair makes $20k less than the man she replaced, and says it’s because of the ‘war on women.’ But her party still denies any pay gap exists.

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False Fox News Story About ‘Banned’ Pledge Of Allegiance Results In Death Threats (VIDEOS)

False Fox News Story About ‘Banned’ Pledge Of Allegiance Results In Death Threats (VIDEOS)

Fox News falsely reported that a South Dakota school board banned saying the Pledge of Allegiance at school. Now board members are getting death threats.

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Atheist 13-Year-Old Kicked Out Of Arkansas Home By ‘Christian’ Parents

Informing your parents that you’re an atheist runs several risks, if your parents happen to be fundamentalist Christians. One of those risks is being abandoned to the streets.
Image: Jennifer Boyer

Atheists are people, too. Like most people, atheists move out of their parents’ home when they are somewhere in their early twenties. It’s not because they don’t want to, but they realize that living out in the world by themselves is no easy task. Now imagine, if you will, getting […]

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Sick And Twisted ‘Anti-Gun’ Video Game Invites Players To Reenact Newtown Massacre

A U.S. expatriate, now living in Australia, has created a video game simulating the events of the December 14, 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre

What kind of sick, twisted person would create a video game that has players reenact the Sandy Hook massacre? Now it’s online and available to anyone.

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