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20 Years For Firing Warning Shot? Florida Court Orders New Trial For Marissa Alexander (VIDEO)

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A judge finally overturned Marissa Alexander’s 20 year sentence. But can a black, female, domestic violence victim ever get a fair trial in Florida?

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Government Shutdown Poll Shows Majority Of Americans Would Blame Republicans

Republican Budget by Bob Englehart, via www.cagle.com.

Republicans are putting the entire economy at risk by not passing the budget bill passed by the senate, and risking a government shutdown.

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Racism In Hiring Decision Costs Queens Bakery $25K

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City fines Queens, NY bakery $25,000 for its racism in hiring decisions, after the owner told Jamilah Dacosta, ‘I can’t hire you because you’re black.’

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One Hundred People Say No To Talking About Hillary For CNN Film

One Hundred People Say No To Talking About Hillary For CNN Film

The potential film on Hillary Clinton’s life has been shut down due to people refusing to be interviewed.

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Right Wing Fanatics Cheer After Woman Shouts That Obama Is Going To Hell (VIDEO)

Photo (pre-enchancements) from President Barack Obama's facebook page.

Do President Barack Obama’s gun control policies truly warrant an eternity in Hell? CPAC’s conservative audience thinks so.What

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NRA Lobbyist Who Killed An Elephant And Called His Critics Nazis Gets His Show Cancelled By NBC

NRA Lobbyist Who Killed An Elephant And Called His Critics Nazis Gets His Show Cancelled By NBC

NBC took a stand against invoking Hitler to describe one’s opponents and critics, and the network should be congratulated for doing so.

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Craig James: Even At Fox Sports Bigoted Remarks Will Get You Fired

Craig James fired from FOX SPotrs for bigoted anti-gay remarks. photo: http://deadspin.com

Craig James used to play for the New England Patriots – he was a Pro-Bowler in 1985 – and had been hired by Fox Sports to call college football games. James worked at ESPN doing that same thing before he quit that job to run for state senate in Texas. […]

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Republican Jon Huntsman Onboard With Obamacare (VIDEO)

Republican Jon Huntsman Onboard With Obamacare (VIDEO)

This pragmatic Republican says Obamacare is the law of the land and must be made to work for real people across the country.

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Only In Texas: Right-Wingers Want New Biology Textbook To Sound Just Like Genesis

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This Texas education panel’s looking into creationist biology text books. Why not apply the Bible to other school subjects as well?

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Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Kasiem Walters, spokesperson for Communities For Police Reform (CPR) and the first subject in a series of recent videos promoting reform of New York’s Stop & Frisk Policy, knows a thing or two about gang activity. After all, the eighteen-year-old Brooklyn native has been stopped and frisked by the NYPD more […]

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Ted Cruz Lie Exposed By Student He Used To Vilify Obamacare (VIDEO)

Ted Cruz Lie Exposed By Student He Used To Vilify Obamacare (VIDEO)

Ted Cruz completely screwed up on this particular lie because his subject had a hell of an Obamacare surprise for him.

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Does Increasing The Minimum Wage Increase Unemployment? 60 Years Of Data Says ‘No’

Graph from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Contrary to Republican claims, a higher minimum wage does not increase unemployment. In fact, the result is often quite the opposite.

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Mississippi County Gets Civil Rights Lesson From A Harassed Sikh Truck Driver

Mississippi County Gets Civil Rights Lesson From A Harassed Sikh Truck Driver

In a move that Mississippi might be regretting, a Sikh man was arrested and humiliated in the state over refusing to remove religious attire.

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David Barton: Second Amendment Guarantees Right To Own Tanks And Fighter Jets(AUDIO)

Conservative Says Second Amendment Guarantees Right To Own Tanks And Fight Jets - Photo Credit: Jordan Emery via Flickr.com

Conservatives have an obsession with the Second Amendment. It’s really the only amendment in the Constitution that they love. That, and the Tenth Amendment that they consistently misinterpret to try and re-justify secession. Republicans literally believe that any common sense regulation of guns is unconstitutional. They believe this to the […]

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Bill Maher: California Does Better When Governed By A Democrat (VIDEO)

Bill Maher: California Does Better When Governed By A Democrat (VIDEO)

Bill Maher is getting back on all those that have been stumping on California’s past misfortune. In fact, a few months Texas governor Rick Perry went to California in an attempt to entice business to his “low tax” balanced budget state. Maher notes that California has been a basket case, […]

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Giving iPad To Minority Children To Teach Technology A ‘Waste Of Money’ Says Conservative Radio Host

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Racist conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly has some harsh words for a Los Angeles program that gives iPads to disadvantaged Latino students.

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Scott Walker’s Fiscal Irresponsibility Will Now Cost Wisconsin Billions As Bridges Start Failing (VIDEO)

Scott Walker’s Fiscal Irresponsibility Will Now Cost Wisconsin Billions As Bridges Start Failing (VIDEO)

People in Wisconsin were alarmed when the Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge began to sag, the result of a decades long fight by the GOP to eliminate maintenance.

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US And Iran Step Up Diplomatic Efforts With First Talk Between Presidents Since 1979 (VIDEO)

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President Obama today announced that he had talked with President Rouhani of Iran, the first official communication between the two nations since 1979.

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Kansas Christians Sue To Stop Science In Schools

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Religious nuts in Kansas are attempting to keep their kids dumb by keeping science out of public schools.

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BREAKING: Federal Judge Says New Jersey ‘Must Allow Gay Couples To Wed’

BREAKING: Federal Judge Says New Jersey ‘Must Allow Gay Couples To Wed’

A judge in New Jersey feels that gay couples have the right to be miserable too, and should be able to marry despite Governor Christie’s opposition to it.

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