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San Diego Tea Party Leader Arrested On Kidnapping, Rape Charges

San Diego Tea Party Leader Arrested On Kidnapping, Rape Charges

According to San Diego Police, Michael John Kobulnicky, 50, who has been a leader in the San Diego Tea Party, has been arrested Thursday (3/15) after allegedly kidnapping and then raping a woman on Fiesta Island on February 25th.

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Thank You, Religious Right, For Destroying What Is Right

Thank You, Religious Right, For Destroying What Is Right

The events of September 11th, 2001 are arguably the worst thing that has ever happened to America – worse even than Pearl Harbor – but not for the reasons you might expect

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Santorum’s Porn Obsession – Another Fetish, Or Smart Politics? (VIDEO)

Santorum’s Porn Obsession – Another Fetish, Or Smart Politics? (VIDEO)

Santorum, though, has taken another turn on his bumpy dirt road with nothing but sharp rights. His latest rant is against porn. Indulge me here in saying that in a party that’s shedding women like a snake sheds its skin, this could be the smartest thing he’s done all along.

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Pat Robertson Weighs In On Oral Sex, Marijuana And The Presidency–Calculating or Crazy?

Pat Robertson Weighs In On Oral Sex, Marijuana And The Presidency–Calculating or Crazy?

I remember thinking that I might need to soak my brain in bleach to get the image of Pat Robertson and oral sex from my mind. But as the awful image faded, another appeared–one where an elder televangelical was once again manipulating the political landscape.

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Anti-Gay, Abstinence Only Bill Shot Down…By A Republican!

Anti-Gay, Abstinence Only Bill Shot Down…By A Republican!

Every now and then, the unthinkable happens: a Republican stands on principle and rejects the party line.

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From The Mouths Of Babes

From The Mouths Of Babes

Hatred, and its evil twin intolerance, are behaviors that are taught to young people from other adults.

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Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List

For this weekend’s reading list, we have articles on the impacts of Texas’ new forced sonogram law and of conservative efforts to privatize special education programs, how the conservative movement has been crazy for the past sixty years, greenwashing at Walmart, and the impacts of cost-benefit analysis on environmental protection.

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Two Courageous Kissing Men ‘Shove-it’ Right Into The Faces Of Santorum & Friends (VIDEO)

Two Courageous Kissing Men ‘Shove-it’ Right Into The Faces Of Santorum & Friends (VIDEO)

Once they had the entire room’s attention, two members of the group, Timothy Tross and Ben Clifford stood up and passionately kissed one another before security could haul them away.

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Occupy Wall Street Celebrates Its Six Month Anniversary By Retaking Zuccotti Park

Occupy Wall Street Celebrates Its Six Month Anniversary By Retaking Zuccotti Park

The winter of discontent is over and Occupy Wall St. has made its presence known by marching on and reoccupying Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan.

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Richard Branson Asks Obama For Marijuana At White House Dinner

Richard Branson Asks Obama For Marijuana At White House Dinner

Sir Richard Branson asked President Barack Obama for some marijuana while attending a recent White House state dinner.

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Rush Limbaugh Says Republicans Aren’t Anti -Women, Because They ‘Buy Them Diamonds And Meals’ (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh Says Republicans Aren’t Anti -Women, Because They ‘Buy Them Diamonds And Meals’ (AUDIO)

Rush thinks that Republicans are actually very good to women because they, drumroll, buy them diamonds and take them to dinner.

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New Hampshire House Republicans Pass Bill Forcing Doctors To Tell Women That Abortion Causes Breast Cancer

New Hampshire House Republicans Pass Bill Forcing Doctors To Tell Women That Abortion Causes Breast Cancer

Republicans have successfully pushed an anti-abortion bill through the New Hampshire House of Representatives that would require doctors to lie to women in order to scare them from having an abortion.

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Catholic Chaplain Delivers Politically Charged Prayer In Kansas State House

Catholic Chaplain Delivers Politically Charged Prayer In Kansas State House

Father James included topics such as abortion, same sex marriage, and religious freedom in his prayer, and angered many in the statehouse, including Republicans.

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The Doonesbury Comic Strip Republicans Don’t Want You To See: The Saturday Edition

The Doonesbury Comic Strip Republicans Don’t Want You To See: The Saturday Edition

Addicting Info has strived to bring our readers the Doonesbury comic strip every day this week. The reason we have done this (in case you haven’t noticed) is because several newspapers chose to censor it.

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An Abortion Story

An Abortion Story

In the years since, I have never muttered my child’s secret name to any one, I’ve tucked it away in the recesses of my heart and hidden it in a sacred place within myself in sincere belief that one day we’ll meet again and forgiveness will be granted.

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A Welfare Story

A Welfare Story

I tell this story, in an effort to remind others, that the process of receiving welfare isn’t easy. Surviving on welfare is miserable.

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Democrat Sherrod Brown Calls Congress Members ‘Niggardly’ (VIDEO)

Democrat Sherrod Brown Calls Congress Members ‘Niggardly’ (VIDEO)

In an appearance on MSNBC’s ‘The Dylan Ratigan Show,’ Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown described some of his congressional colleagues as ‘niggardly.’

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Maryland Democrat Controlled Senate Votes To Increase Taxes On The Wealthy

Maryland Democrat Controlled Senate Votes To Increase Taxes On The Wealthy

In a move that is causing Republicans and conservative Democrats to cry about class warfare, the Maryland Senate voted to increase taxes on the wealthy to raise significant revenues.

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Soldier Allegedly Murdered For Being An Atheist

Soldier Allegedly Murdered For Being An Atheist

The remains of a US Army Specialist Jose Ramirez, missing since 2007, were found early last month near Petrolia, TX. Authorities believe he was killed shortly after he went missing.

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Mississippi GOP Passes Anti-Abortion Bill With Heartbeat, Transvaginal Ultrasounds, Personhood, And Anti-Contraception Measures

Mississippi GOP Passes Anti-Abortion Bill With Heartbeat, Transvaginal Ultrasounds, Personhood, And Anti-Contraception Measures

The anti-abortion forces in Mississippi won passage of a bill in the state House on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, which is after approximately six weeks of pregnancy, and defines life as beginning at conception.

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