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White Cop Shoots Unarmed Black Man ‘Point Blank’ Over Seat Belt Violation (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

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In an encouraging and uncharacteristic turn of events, police response to this white officer on black citizen assault has been fair-minded.

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Watch Chris Hedges Get In An Epic Debate With Fox Business’ Kmele Foster (VIDEO)

Watch Chris Hedges Get In An Epic Debate With Fox Business’ Kmele Foster (VIDEO)

The interview quickly becomes an all-out debate between two radically opposing views on the nature of capitalism.

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Israel Was Tried For War Crimes Today, The Testimony Will Break Your Heart

Israel Was Tried For War Crimes Today, The Testimony Will Break Your Heart

I’ve been in Brussels today witnessing the Russell Tribunal on Palestine which is assessing Israel’s war crimes in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge.  The full testimony is available on the Tribunal’s website, but I have captured some key excerpts from my live reporting today. The likes of film maker Ken […]

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Obama Administration Brings The Hammer Down On Corporate Tax-Dodging Scheme

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The Obama Administration didn’t let this blatantly un-patriotic scheme go unnoticed, and the Treasury Department put new rules in effect on Monday designed to end this practice.

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See If Sarah Palin Ever Eats At KS Pancake Fundraiser. She And Cranky McCain Try To Save Senate

Will Sarah Palin Campaigning Help Sen. Pat Roberts?
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The 2014 race changed when the Democrat basically ran out of money and chose to withdraw from the three-way campaign, leaving independent Greg Orman to face Roberts man-to-man.

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Homophobes Lose It Over Gay Group Being Allowed In St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Matt Barber and Mat Staver are all worked up because there will be a gay group in the upcoming St. Patrick's Day Parade In New York City.

Matt Barber and Mat Staver are all worked up because there will be a gay group in the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day Parade In New York City.

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Open Carry Nut Creates Panic At Nashville High School And University (VIDEO)

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Metro school officials said they were aware of Embody’s demonstration. They did not lock down the school, but had he set foot on campus, they would have arrested him.

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Watch This Guy Shut Down These TSA Bullies Who Want To Screen Him AFTER He Lands (VIDEOS)

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Nygrad posted a video of the TSA agents harassing and threatening him even after they said he was NOT being detained.

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Store Yanks ‘It’s Not Rape, It’s a Snuggle With A Struggle’ T-shirt Off Shelves After Massive Backlash

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The SM Store chain has 43 branches across the Philippines and even more in China — we hope every last one of these shirts was pulled.

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Wealthy Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse Claims He Will Go Broke, And Guess Who He’s Blaming

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If you guessed President Obama, then- BAM!-you were right on the money.

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Right-Wing Nut Job Harasses Two FEMA Employees For Handing Out Natural Disaster Information (VIDEO)

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This guy is nothing but a bully, but his fans think he is a hero.

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Released – Video Shows Police Officers Shooting Man With A Toy Gun In Walmart (VIDEO)

Released – Video Shows Police Officers Shooting Man With A Toy Gun In Walmart (VIDEO)

Video evidence has been released in the shooting death of John Crawford, clearly showing that the officers executed the man for holding a toy.

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Taco John’s Employee Forced To Wear ‘Gaytard’ Name Tag

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16-year-old Tyler Brandt was forced by his manager to wear a name tag that said, ‘Gaytard.’

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Donald Trump Endorses Mitch McConnell For Wrong Job

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Typical Republican — Trump screws up and blames someone else.

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Grand Jury Decides Officers In Ohio Walmart Slaying Will Not Be Charged

Grand Jury Decides Officers In Ohio Walmart Slaying Will Not Be Charged

The Grand Jury simply did not bother to review the evidence, and declared its decision today. Jury tampering, or a prosecution which did not wish to charge cops?

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Stephen Hawking: ‘I’m An Atheist’ And Science Created Universe, Not God (VIDEO)

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Stephen Hawking is the most famous scientist in the world, and he may now be the most famous atheist.

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Republicans Recycle Another Obama Scandal: Salute-Gate 2014

Republicans Recycle Another Obama Scandal: Salute-Gate 2014

OHMYGOD it’s another Obama scandal!

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Participant In Philadelphia Gay-bashing Attack Identified As Police Chief’s Daughter

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Knott’s lawyer, Louis Busico, claims that the altercation was not a hate crime against gay people, and insists that Knott did not hit anyone.

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GOP Strategist Says Rape And Incest Victims Are ‘Minor Issues’ (VIDEO)

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This week on The Dallas Morning News’ Lone Star Politics show, GOP strategist Matt Mackowiak made a few dismissive and offensive comments about abortion, rape and incest.

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Rats Trained To Play The Stock Market ‘Outperform’ Actual Hedge Fund Managers

Rats Trained To Play The Stock Market ‘Outperform’ Actual Hedge Fund Managers

According to an experiment done by a Vienna-based conceptual artist, rats can be trained to become mini-Gordon Gekkos and – more astonishingly – they’re actually really, really good at it.

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