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Groundbreaking Atheist Monument To Be Unveiled At Florida Courthouse

Atheists In Florida decided that if Christians could express their views on government property, than so could they.

Atheists In Florida decided that if Christians were allowed to express their views on government property, then so could they.

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Anti-Choice El Salvador Grants 22-Year Old Beatriz A Life-Saving C-Section

Anti-Choice El Salvador Grants 22-Year Old Beatriz A Life-Saving C-Section

A day after El Salvador’s Supreme Court denied ‘Beatriz’ the procedure that would save her life, the government went ahead and approved it anyway.

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Fox News Contributor Claims That Science Supports Men Earning More Than Women (VIDEO)

With apologies to Thomas Dolby's "Blinded Me With Science."

Erick Erickson now is proclaiming that science has proven that misogyny is right, and that women should not be in the workplace.

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Obama The Third Target Of A Ricin Letter That Says “Me And My Family” Will Die Before Giving Up Guns

Image of man from Hazardous Materials Response Team screen captured from NBC Nightly News

The FBI announced that they are questioning a ‘person of interest’ in the case of letters laced with the toxin ricin sent to politicians this week.

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Conservative Activist Urges Republicans To Forget Hispanics, Work Harder At Courting Whites

Photo of Phyllis Schlafly from Latino Rebels. http://www.latinorebels.com/2013/05/29/nomames-schlafly-thinks-gop-should-focus-more-on-white-vote-and-ignore-latino-vote/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=nomames-schlafly-thinks-gop-should-focus-more-on-white-vote-and-ignore-latino-vote

Phyllis Schlafly often criticizes Hispanics, claiming they don’t share our ‘American values’ and higher minority birth rates are ‘not a good thing.’

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John McCain Photographed With Alleged Terrorists In Syria (VIDEO)

John McCain with known terrorists Anwar Ibrahim and Mohammad Nour

Senator John McCain is attempting to force the President into a war in Syria even as he is unable to discern rebel from terrorist while in Syria.

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Obamacare Saves $147 Million For Newly Insured Young Adults And U.S. Taxpayers

Photo from Think Progress. http://thinkprogress.org/health/2012/09/10/818231/study-obamacare-drop-uninsured-young-adults/

Of course Obamacare haters in the insurance industry and amongst their sulking allies in the GOP don’t think this is good news. But who cares about them?

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71 Reasons Why Americans Are Done With Rush Limbaugh (VIDEO)

Photo: The AtlanticWire.com

A comprehensive list of some of the high (low) points of Rush Limbaugh. Grab an airsickness bag and get ready for take off. It’s going to be a bumpy flight.

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Rick Perry Shows His Patriotism, Vetoes Unanimously Approved ‘Buy Texan, Buy American’ Bill

Rick Perry Shows His Patriotism, Vetoes Unanimously Approved ‘Buy Texan, Buy American’ Bill

Rick Perry has vetoed Texas House Bill 535 which would require all state agencies to give preference to goods grown, produced, or manufactured in Texas or the United States.

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Middle Class Still Being Decimated Even With An Improving Economy

Middle Class Still Being Decimated Even With An Improving Economy

The danger of an improved economy is that Americans have been down for so long that they may accept this new floor, this new normal, for the middle class.

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Nutjob Calls For Armed Insurrection On July 4th

Image from pro-gun activist Adam Kokesh's web site, AdamVsTheMan.com. www.adamvstheman.com

As for the July 4th Gun March, I predict a handful of guys dressed up in tricorn hats, waving signs and guns in front of a building that is marked CLOSED.

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How Much Do Immigrants REALLY Take From Medicare? You’ll Be Shocked (VIDEO)

Photo from the Courier Journal. http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130529/PRIME07/305290102/Study-Immigrants-dollars-subsidize-Medicare

From what the GOP says, you’d think immigrants come to America to mooch off a threadbare healthcare system that’s the laughing stock of the developed world.

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Michele Bachmann’s Greatest Hits (And Misses) (VIDEOS)

Michele Bachmann may have seemed ‘invincible,’ but the critical mass of her confounding and cacophonous career appears to have finally caught up with her; here are the greatest hits;@Salon

Whichever way Michele Bachmann goes upon departing Congress, I’m sure we have not heard the last batshit crazy remark from her. See ya around, Shelly!

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Letters Containing Ricin Poison Sent To Bloomberg And Gun Control Group Director

Michael Bloomberg is one of two who received letters containing ricin, apparently in retaliation for their taking steps toward greater gun control. @M.Keyt

It appears as though a gun nut decided he didn’t like what these men were saying so he took it upon himself to try to kill them with the deadly ricin.

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One-Time Republican To Run For Reelection As Democrat — Modern GOP Has No Room For Moderates

One-Time Republican To Run For Reelection As Democrat — Modern GOP Has No Room For Moderates

A one-time Republican senator turned Independent governor is going to run again as a Democrat.

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Stand Up, Live Better: Walmart Workers Launch First-Ever Extended Strike (VIDEO)

Image from OURWalmart. http://forrespect.org/

While Walmart workers struggle to eat, pay their bills and be treated like human beings, the richest family in America tries to bully them into silence.

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Gap Joins Walmart, Refuses To Sign Protection Pact For Factory Workers They Employ

Bloodied T-shirts with the names of the dead from recent Bangladesh factory disasters were displayed at a recent Gap shareholder meeting in protest of the company's refusal to sign pact to protect garment factory workers. (Anirvan / Flickr / Creative Commons); image@InTheseTimes

It doesn’t take much to tumble a high-profile brand into the cauldron of global animosity. Just ask Papa John’s and Walmart. But does the Gap surprise us?

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Good News Bad For Business; Mainstream Media Spent Less Than 10 Minutes On This

Good News Bad For Business; Mainstream Media Spent Less Than 10 Minutes On This

The boost in the housing market is good news for the economy, and it’s astonishing (not really) that mainstream news would effectually ignore it so completely.

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Irrefutable Proof The GOP Is Run By Extremists

Image screen captured from "The Rachel Maddow Show." http://www.nbcnews.com/id/26315908/#52027788

Rachel Maddow proves the GOP’s changed radically since Bob Dole and Bill Clinton ran for POTUS in 1996, while Democratic positions have not shifted much.

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Father Puts 6-Week-Old Daughter In Freezer; Meanwhile, Catholics Say Gays Can’t Parent (VIDEO)

Tyler Deutsch on the day of his daughter's birth… six weeks later he tried to kill her@KOMONews

A father puts his baby in a freezer, proving good parenting isn’t exclusively the realm of heterosexuals. Can fundamentalists now readjust their thinking?

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