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Jon Stewart Ridicules Bill O’Reilly On Texting And Marijuana Comments (VIDEO)

Fox's Bill O'Reilly and Comedy Central's John Stewart faced off in a mock debate on October 6th.

Jon Stewart is not just funny; he makes a very serious point on how biased laws are. Bill O’Reilly use of his platform to misinform is outright dangerous.

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Emails Linking Chris Christie To Illegal Retaliation Scandal Threatens To Sink 2016 Hopes

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Governor Chris Christie is in hot water over emails definitively linking his staff to the Fort Lee lane closures scandal. Buh-bye 2016!

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Right-Wing Conspiracy Nut Plans To Take Back The Country In May

Right-Wing Conspiracy Nut Plans To Take Back The Country In May

Conspiracy theorist Jim Garrow is calling for an uprising against President Obama. He discussed his ideas in detail with Pete Santilli on Friday’s episode of The Pete Santilli Show. Dr. Garrow is calling the movement “Operation American Spring,” and he believes 30 million people are planning to show up. These […]

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The Family That ‘Family Values’ Rep. Bill Young Tried To Hide

The Family That ‘Family Values’ Rep. Bill Young Tried To Hide

After he married his mistress, Republican Bill Young dumped his first three children and pretended they never existed. So much for ‘family values.’

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Police Shoot Mentally Ill Teen After Allegedly Stating ‘We Don’t Have Time For This’

Photo of Keith Vidal from Facebook via Think Progress.

On Sunday, Keith Vidal, 18, of N.C. was shot in his home by police who allegedly said, ‘we don’t have time for this’ before killing him.

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School Fires Principal For Not Shaming Low Income Kids With Hand Stamps

Photo courtesy of ex-Peak to Peak principal Noelle Roni.

What should a school principal do when she finds that kids with no money in their lunch accounts get shamed with a cheese sandwich and a stamp on the hand?

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The World Has Spoken: Here’s The Biggest Threat To World Peace

Photo of US Army soldiers of Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment bringing world peace to Afghanistan by Staff Sgt. Michael L. Casteel, cc 2007 The U.S. Army via Flickr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter/694546237/

Who’s the biggest threat to world peace? Surprisingly, it wasn’t any of the usual suspects, like China or North Korea. It wasn’t even Russia.

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You Have Never Seen Marijuana Legalization Explained Like This (VIDEO)

You Have Never Seen Marijuana Legalization Explained Like This (VIDEO)

All the talk this new year is all about marijuana legalization. If Willie Nelson is following the news, he may just want to leave Texas and establish residency in Colorado. He wouldn’t have to worry about those pesky arrests for marijuana possession anymore. New York Times conservative columnist David Brooks […]

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On Crossfire, Newt Gingrich Says That Climate Change Could Be A Good Thing (VIDEO)

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On CNN’s Crossfire, Newt Gingrich says earth was warmer when dinosaurs lived and thinks a slightly warmer planet from climate change could be a good thing.

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All Hail Baphomet! Satanic Temple Unveils Statue Design For OK State Capitol

Drawing of the proposed Satanic Monument goat statue from the Satanic Temple. http://www.thesatanictemple.com/

Oklahoma’s GOP must be losing their minds right about now. The Satanic Temple has unveiled its design for a giant goat-headed statue for the state capitol.

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Glenn Grothman (R-WI): Workers Having Weekends Off Is ‘Goofy’, ‘Kills Freedom’

A young girl working in a textile factory. Image from SmithsonianMag.com.

State Senator Glenn Grothman (R-WI) is fighting to make sure that workers can avoid such horrible burdens as rest and spending time with their families.

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Anti-Gay Bigots Plot ‘Uprising’ As Courts Mull Gay Marriage Ban (VIDEO)

Anti-Gay Bigots Plot ‘Uprising’ As Courts Mull Gay Marriage Ban (VIDEO)

As marriage equality in Utah works its way through the courts, anti-gay bigots plot an uprising… and Fox News is all too happy to hear them out.

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Armed Man Burns Home To The Ground And Blames President Obama For It

Image cc Kpahor 2009.

Ronald Gary Bailey set his own house ablaze, then blamed President Obama for it… and he was armed at the time. Our mental health system has failed him.

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Conservative Politician Writes Resignation In Klingon

Photo of person dressed as Klingon in parade by Bruno Giri, cc 2006, Flickr.

David Waddell, a conservative politician from North Carolina turned in a resignation letter written in Klingon, plans to focus on his U.S. senate campaign.

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Check Out These Numbers And You’ll Know We Need Single Payer Healthcare

Check Out These Numbers And You’ll Know We Need Single Payer Healthcare

Our current healthcare model portrays the gross ineffectiveness of for-profit insurance – isn’t it time for single-payer healthcare?

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Colorado River Lowest In 1,300 Years; Climate Deniers Keep It Up (VIDEO)

Courtesy of the United States Geological Survey

The right-wing continues to insist there are no real threats to the environment. Meanwhile, the Colorado River runs dry, thanks to short-sighted politics.

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Supreme Court Puts Hold On Marriage Equality In Utah (VIDEO)

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The US Supreme Court put a hold on a federal court ruling that allowed same sex marriages in Utah, leaving 900 wedded couples in legal limbo.

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Ideology Over Morality? Cardinal Betrays Pope To Appease A Rich Donor

Cardinal Timothy Dolan. Image from www.cathnewsusa.com.

A potential seven-figure donor balked at the Pope’s statements. A teaching moment for the rich was lost as Cardinal Timothy Dolan betrayed the Pope’s words.

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Recreational Marijuana Brings In $1 Million On Colorado’s 1st Day Of Sales

Recreational Marijuana Brings In $1 Million On Colorado’s 1st Day Of Sales

Now that Colorado’s legalization of pot has brought in $1,000,000 in sales on the first day, can other states be far behind? Truly, a cash crop!

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This Senator Might Just Restore Your Faith In Government

This Senator Might Just Restore Your Faith In Government

Democratic Senator Murphy of CT gave up a vacation day to spend time with a homeless man, says he wants to better understand the plight of the homelessness.

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