Post Tagged with: "freedom"

This 4th Of July, Celebrate 3 Incredible Events That Have Expanded Liberty In The U.S.

Image of Obamacare sign by Will O'Neill. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Flickr. Image of rainbow flag Benson Kua. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Image of Confederate battle flag by Edward Stojakovic. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Flickr. Images merged by Rika Christensen.

Independence Day is a great day to celebrate what America stands for. From Supreme Court decisions to recognition and removal of racist symbols, just the last two weeks are what America should be about.

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If You Choose Not To Blindly Follow Authority, You’re A Communist, According To This Tweet

Featured image by Michael Vadon - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_Senator_of_Florida_Marco_Rubio_at_Citizens_United_Freedom_Summit_May_2015_by_Michael_Vadon_08.jpg#/media/File:US_Senator_of_Florida_Marco_Rubio_at_Citizens_United_Freedom_Summit_May_2015_by_Michael_Vadon_08.jpg

It might seem silly to devote an entire article to a common, and seemingly innocuous, tweet. However, the irony present in it is just too much.

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New Poll Shows Majority Of Americans Are Sick Of Losing Freedom To Anti-Terrorism Propaganda

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We can seize our freedom back anytime we want, in a snap.

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Wisconsin Just Made Sure Guns Get Into The Hands Of The Angry And Vengeful Sooner

Wisconsin Just Made Sure Guns Get Into The Hands Of The Angry And Vengeful Sooner

Unfortunately, this isn’t surprising anymore…

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The Biggest Threat To Christianity In The United States Is Republican Politicking

The Biggest Threat To Christianity In The United States Is Republican Politicking

In their effort to make it seem like everyone’s against them, they’ve become their own worst enemy. There’s nothing “Christian” about the Republican party.

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Don’t You Dare Say You’re For ‘Freedom’ If You’re Against Marriage Equality

Don’t You Dare Say You’re For ‘Freedom’ If You’re Against Marriage Equality

So for all you “Constitutional Conservatives” who claim you love “freedom” — you really don’t. You love it for yourselves, and all others who don’t think, breathe, act, love, worship, or look like you be damned, correct?

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Virginia Lawmaker Would Like Anti-Vaxxers ‘Held Accountable,’ Is Seeking Legislation (VIDEO)

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Do you agree? Should we hold parents accountable? If yes, do we pass laws to tighten up vaccine exemptions or charge parents criminally after the fact?

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Atheist Billboard Springs Up In Southern CA: ‘Don’t Believe In God? You Are Not Alone’ (VIDEO)

Atheist Billboard Springs Up In Southern CA: ‘Don’t Believe In God? You Are Not Alone’ (VIDEO)

In the United States we have the freedom of and from religion. This sign should be just as welcome as any other.

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Bigots Try To Hate On Pro-LGBT Equality In The Military Pic, Get Beautifully Smacked Down (IMAGE)

Bigots Try To Hate On Pro-LGBT Equality In The Military Pic, Get Beautifully Smacked Down (IMAGE)

Haters gonna hate, then get put in their place. Some people need to be reminded that the United States of America was founded on the notion of freedom.

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What Is Net Neutrality, And How Does It Affect Me?

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With all of the news about Net Neutrality, there remains a lot of confusion over the issue. Let us explore a bit the ideas behind it, and the risks without it.

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Watch Out! Top 10 Signs Your Religious Freedoms Are Under Attack

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Gay marriage is wrecking the country! Christians are under attack! How worried should you be? Here are 10 signs that your religious freedom is at risk.

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From Prisoner To President: Inspiring Quotes From Nelson Mandela

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From political prisoner to renowned world leader, Nelson Mandela changed the course of human history. His greatest quotes can be found here.

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Red State Haikus

Red State Haikus

Was it difficult to squeeze down the anger and hate of the right in haiku form? Not really. Bigotry is the provenience of a small mind, after all.

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The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Speaking Republican (HUMOR)

When their words don't mean what you think they mean -- which is most of the time -- 'The Complete Idiot's Guide To Speaking Republican' comes in handy! -- Spoof 'The Complete Idiot's Guide To Speaking Republican' book cover by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info, with apologies to the "Complete Idiot's Guide" series.

When their words don’t mean what you think they mean — which is most of the time — “The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Speaking Republican’ comes in handy!

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Bill Maher’s Pragmatic Rant On Exchanging Some Freedom For Security (VIDEO)

Bill Maher’s Pragmatic Rant On Exchanging Some Freedom For Security (VIDEO)

Bill Maher gives specific reasons why Americans should be willing to give up some freedom for safety.

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‘Responsible Gun Owner’ Opens Fire On Car Full Of Kids Because Dad Tried To Turn Around In Her Driveway

‘Responsible Gun Owner’ Opens Fire On Car Full Of Kids Because Dad Tried To Turn Around In Her Driveway

You know how you get lost and you do not have anywhere to turn around except by using a driveway? Well, don’t ever let that happen to you in Tennessee.

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College Students Confront NSA Recruiters On Language Abuses

NSA employees only think as much as they're paid to, otherwise these two snake oil salespeople would have been better prepared to answer questions. Image @ BusinessInsider

NSA employees only think as much as they’re paid to, otherwise these two snake oil salespeople would have been better prepared to answer questions.

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Insinuating That LGBT People Aren’t American, NOM Begs For Money From Bigots

From The New Civil Rights Movement

The National Organization for Marriage has now claimed that you cannot be an American and support LGBT rights, you must choose one.

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Revolutionary War Heroine Deborah Sampson, America’s First Female Soldier

'[She] exhibited an extraordinary instance of female heroism... at the same time preserving the virtue and chastity of her gender, unsuspected and unblemished.' Image @TimeToast

Why isn’t her story as a courageous female soldier during the Revolutionary War told in history classes around the nation so as to empower our young girls?

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Conservative ‘Christian': Liberals Want To Import Immigrants Because Conservatives Have More Sex (VIDEO)

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Bryan Fischer claims that liberals are pushing for immigration reform because conservatives have more sex and they will soon be outnumbered. And he’s serious.

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