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Ten Lessons We Should Learn From The Flint Water Crisis (VIDEO)

If we can just learn these ten lessons, and really take them to heart, our society will be so much better off.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Michigan Government To EPA: ‘You Can’t Tell Us What To Do’

MI Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration claims the EPA doesn’t have the authority to order states to protect public health.

by Randa Morris· · News
What Will Rick Snyder Tell Congress About Poisoning The Water Of Flint’s Black Children?

What Will Rick Snyder Tell Congress About Poisoning The Water Of Flint’s Black Children?

Rick Snyder now has to testify to Congress about poisoning the water in Flint. What will be his excuse?

by Oliver Willis· · News
Republicans Tried To Kill The Clean Water Rule, But Obama’s Veto Pen Said ‘Hell No’

Republicans Tried To Kill The Clean Water Rule, But Obama’s Veto Pen Said ‘Hell No’

Congressional Republicans tried to gut the Clean Water Rule, but President Obama’s Veto Pen said “No.”

by John Prager· · News
Bejing’s Air Pollution Is So Bad, The Chinese Are Buying ‘Fresh’ Rocky Mountain Air In A Can

Bejing’s Air Pollution Is So Bad, The Chinese Are Buying ‘Fresh’ Rocky Mountain Air In A Can

No, this is absolutely not an Onion article but you’d be forgiven for thinking that it is.

Trump Defends Having Greasy, Disgusting Hair, Inadvertently Admits He Has Greasy, Disgusting Hair

Trump Defends Having Greasy, Disgusting Hair, Inadvertently Admits He Has Greasy, Disgusting Hair

This is what happens when you don’t shut up.

by Jameson Parker· · News
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Right-Wing Governor’s Administration Falsified Documents, Rigged Tests In Flint Water Reports

Far from being a “mistake,” falsified documents, skewed testing and criminal conduct inside the administration of MI Governor Rick Snyder caused Flint’s poisoned water. Here’s the proof.

by Randa Morris· · News
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The Free Market WON’T Solve This: Volkswagen Scandal Is Why We NEED Regulations

VW is in trouble, and we have to wonder why they didn’t just do things above board from the start.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Republicans File To Impeach EPA Head For Trying To Protect Environment

Republicans File To Impeach EPA Head For Trying To Protect Environment

The head of the EPA made the mistake of using science during her testimony in front of a room full of Republicans.

by Jameson Parker· · News
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GOP Obstruction On Full Display As They Work On Multi-Pronged Attack On World Climate Deal

The world is trying to come up with a deal that doesn’t even need Congress’ approval… and Congressional Republicans are not happy about it.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Mike Huckabee Shows Off His Bigotry, Idiocy, And Warmongering, All In One Single Debate

Abortion, Planned Parenthood, the Iran deal, Social Security and Medicare…GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee had something to say about all of this during last night’s presidential debate.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Toxins From Abandoned Uranium Mine Likely Cause Of Mysterious “Sleeping Sickness” (VIDEO)

For three years people living near an abandoned uranium mine in Kazakhstan have been falling asleep suddenly, at work, school, even while driving, sometimes staying asleep for days.

by Randa Morris· · Current Issues, News
Weekly Tin Foil: Celebrate Now – Obama To Ban All Forms Of Summer Fun

Weekly Tin Foil: Celebrate Now – Obama To Ban All Forms Of Summer Fun

The Obama administration is now taking aim at your summer fun. Grills and fireworks are first, soon it will be a nationwide ban on swimming and horseshoes.

by Charles Topher· · News
Right Wing Sites Claim: ‘Obama Wants To End Independence Day As We Know It’

Right Wing Sites Claim: ‘Obama Wants To End Independence Day As We Know It’

Oh no! Delusional righties claim President Obama is coming for your firecrackers and barbecue grills.

by Wes Williams· · Current Issues, News
Obama Warns That The GOP And Koch’s Climate Change Denials Are About To Destroy Our Economy

Obama Warns That The GOP And Koch’s Climate Change Denials Are About To Destroy Our Economy

This is what listening to the Koch’s has done to our country.

by Shannon Argueta· · Current Issues, News
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Falling Like Flies: BP Latest Company To Flee ALEC’s Extreme, Right-Wing Agenda

ALEC’s positions on everything from climate change to guns hurts member companies’ reputations. BP is the latest to turn tail and run.

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News
Florida Suspends Employee For Saying ‘Climate Change,’ Orders Psych Evaluation Before He Can Return

Florida Suspends Employee For Saying ‘Climate Change,’ Orders Psych Evaluation Before He Can Return

His boss asked him to remove any mention of climate change from his notes. He said no. Now he’s suspended without pay and must complete a mental health review. It’s official: the inmates are running the asylum in Florida.

by Jameson Parker· · News
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The Terrifying Future Of Republican America Revealed In 27 Photos

The future of Republican America is terrifying, and we’ve got the photos to prove it.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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State Regulators Told To Ignore GOP Lawmaker’s Disgusting, Unlicensed And Illegal Hog Farm (VIDEO)

Rotting pig carcasses and illegal waste dumping are just a few of the issues that were found on Republican Andy Holt’s illegal hog farm. Emails show inspectors who were made aware of the public health hazards, were told not to take action.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Workers On Strike At 9 U.S. Oil Refineries, More Strikes Could Be On The Way

Talks between United Steelworkers and Shell broke down, after Shell demonstrated that they don’t care about things like worker safety.

by Rika Christensen· · News