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New Missouri Abortion Law: Think About Your Choice For Three Days

Would You Ever Consider Having An Abortion? If Not, Why?
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Unbelievable. Missouri forces women seeking an abortion to wait 72 hours before they can have an abortion. And it doesn’t matter if she was raped or a victim of incest. Now women living in this state have to live with “one of the nation’s most stringent waiting periods.” This makes […]

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2-Year-Old Discharges Gun In Wendy’s. What Should Bystanders Do?

Both women said when they turned around after hearing the shot, they saw the boy had an injury to his foot, and his father had a hole in his pants pocket.
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Oh great. Now they are shooting 2-year-olds in fast food restaurants. That doesn’t exactly make for a “happy meal.” A Clay County, Fla., Sheriff’s Deputy’s personal handgun “accidentally discharged” striking his toddler son in the foot by a shattered bullet fragment. They got Grandpa, too, along with a couple of […]

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What A Woman! See What Makes Texas Governor Candidate Wendy Davis Special

“I would challenge you to find very many politicians in America willing to share that level of personal pain with voters. I think it takes a special brand of guts and bravery to do it at all.”
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What a woman! This Texas state senator is running as a far better replacement of Gov. Rick Perry. For one thing Wendy Davis [D] can remember more than two [out of three] points. She is the woman who spent 13 hours to filibuster a bill to shut down Texas health care clinics. […]

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Conservatives Expect Islamic State Terrorist Attack In U.S. Here Is Why.

“Regardless of whether or not this report is accurate, it’s not beyond the realm of possibility for ISIS terrorists to be working with Mexican drug cartels to gain entrance to the United States and carry out a massive 9/11 style attack on our soil.”
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OMG. ISIS is coming! ISIS is coming! A tsunami of violent gangs or drug cartels are flooding over our southern border! ISIS aka ISIL aka the Islamic State [IS] is only eight miles from El Paso, Texas, and this terror group is growing in strength and directly threatening to attack […]

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This Red State Appears To Be Turning Blue: Here Is The Reason

“Roberts has the fight of his life on his hands. And if you were going to cast a vote right now, you’d be talking about Kansas sending, I believe, our first independent to Congress. This is huge.”
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Can you believe it? My Kansas is the happening spot for national politics. In a stunning move, Chad Taylor (D) dropped out of the race leaving independent candidate Greg Orman wide open to make a damaging run against battle-weary incumbant U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R). We Kansans are an independent […]

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This Republican’s Job Growth Claims Are Bull-Sh#t

“[his] proponents pluck out statistics to show that the grand experiment is right on schedule. But early numbers show little evidence that the policy has created jobs — and worries about a looming state budget shortfall could cost Brownback his job come November.”
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I live in Brownbackistan, formerly known as Kansas. We are literally the heart of the country, its true center. And Kansas U.S. Senator, Sam Brownback developed a career path from his family farm to the oval office. All he had to do was turn Kansas into The United States of […]

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Fox News Hosts Think Domestic Violence Against Women Is Hilarious (VIDEO)

Screenshot of Brian Kilmeade via Raw Story

The hosts of Fox & Friends just couldn’t stop themselves from giggling about domestic violence on Monday after playing video footage of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his girlfriend in an elevator.

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Former NC GOP Candidate Arrested For Child Rape

Former Cabbarus County GOP commissioner Chad Nevada Mockerman is being brought up on charges due to an alleged sexual relationship with a minor in June of 2012.Image Credit: The Raw Story

Former Cabbarus County GOP commissioner Chad Nevada Mockerman is being brought up on charges due to an alleged sexual relationship with a minor in June of 2012.

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GOP Congressman: Immigrant Children Could Be Murdered If We Deport Them? Do It Anyway

GOP Congressman: Immigrant Children Could Be Murdered If We Deport Them? Do It Anyway

A House Republican has used a Town Hall meeting to argue that child immigrants should be deported, even in the case that they would be murdered when returned to their home nations. North Carolina Republican Robert Pittenger, running unopposed for another term representing North Carolina’s 9th District, vowed to deal […]

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Republicans Used Acquitted Inmate To Pressure North Carolina To Vote GOP

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Two brothers – 50-year-old Henry Lee McCollum and 46-year-old Leon Brown – were recently released from jail after serving 30 years for a crime they never committed. The two black men were arrested for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl. McCollum was given the death sentence, and thanks to new DNA evidence, […]

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Rick Perry Just Proved He Doesn’t Get Twitter, And It’s Going To Cost Him Big

Rick Perry Just Proved He Doesn’t Get Twitter, And It’s Going To Cost Him Big

Republican Governor of Texas Rick Perry just committed a twitter-tastrophe of stellar dimensions.  A tweet issued from Perry’s account accused Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg of being the “most drunken democrat in Texas”.  Somebody hit the panic button and deleted the tweet, but only after it had already been […]

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Top 10 Things About Money To Blame On President Obama

When there’s less worry about money, fewer people will get divorces, the number of battered women will go down and the kids will do better in school. Thanks a lot, Obama.
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OMG! You won’t believe what President Obama has done now. Everything these days is the president’s fault. So let me show you his top 10 economy faults.  The deficit dropped 70 percent from President Obama’s first year in office. That means the deficit hawks who have been poo-ing all over […]

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Ron Paul Got Caught Bribing And Stealing Michele Bachmann’s Presidential Campaign Co-Chair

Paul's man, Benton, met Bachman’s man in a bathroom of an Iowa restaurant. And Benton handed the turncoat a check for $25,000.
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  Woah. Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) stole Representative Michele Bachmann’s (R-Minn.) co-chair of her presidential campaign six days before the 2012 Iowa Caucus. Paul bought and paid for the guy? Yes. And wasn’t that rude! It is a wonderful story of intrigue and drama. So what how much did Kent […]

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GOP Senate Uses Footage Of James Foley Execution In Campaign Ad, Ignoring Family’s Wishes

GOP Senate Uses Footage Of James Foley Execution In Campaign Ad, Ignoring Family’s Wishes

On Monday, retired U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Colonel and Republican New Mexico nominee Allen Weh released an ad that included imagery from American journalist James Foley’s execution. In the ad, Foley’s executioner appears at the 32-second mark. Less than a week after Foley had been beheaded, a cousin of the […]

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Sarah Palin Gets Her Son A Fantastic Dog, It Is Neither Republican Nor Democrat (VIDEO)

Both political parties can find common ground. It may be around the importance of service dogs or simply a love of dogs. We may agree about supporting wounded veterans and their needs or families who have a child with Down Syndrome. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore

Well it’s official. It seems there is a new member in the Palin household who touches the hearts of Democrats and Republicans alike. Her name is Jill Hadassah, and she is a service dog. This beautiful black girl’s job is to assist Trig, Palin’s youngest child. Palin and her family […]

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Rick Perry Uses Failed Lehmberg Coup To Slingshot Himself Toward White House (VIDEO)

But Perry seems to thrive on political wrong turns. And who knows? Maybe his knack for going bassackward will catapult him into the 2016 presidential election. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore

Rick Perry is not guilty…at least in his own befuddled mind. And the worse it gets, the more he seems to thrive. The court has indicted the guy for trying to coerce Travis County DA Rosemary Lehmberg out of office. And he has the cojones to defend his actions against […]

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Conservative Actor Kevin Sorbo: Ferguson’s Black Protesters Are Acting Like The ‘Animals’ They ‘Truly Are’

Conservative Actor Kevin Sorbo: Ferguson’s Black Protesters Are Acting Like The ‘Animals’ They ‘Truly Are’

As people voice their reactions about the fatal shooting of Michael Brown and the resulting Ferguson protests, Facebook has become home to many vile, racist posts (like this one – from a Missouri cop). Joining the hateful conversation is conservative actor Kevin Sorbo, who took to Facebook this week to call black […]

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President Obama Asks Residents Of Ferguson To ‘Heal Rather Than Wound’

President Obama Asks Residents Of Ferguson To ‘Heal Rather Than Wound’

Today President Obama said in an announcement regarding the violence and militarization of Ferguson to “seek to heal rather than wounding each other:” “In order to do that,” he said, “we have to make sure we can distinguish between peaceful protesters … and those who are using this tragic death […]

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Woman Journalist In Lethal War Zone Helicopter Crash Then Reports From Her Hospital Bed

Yet here was General Majid, an Iraqi Arab himself, who was taking off from his own job — he was in charge of training for the Iraqi air force — to help these people.“He told me it was the most important thing he had done in his life, the most significant thing he had done in his 35 years of flying.”

As we enter an aircraft, there is always that nagging feeling of defying gravity and a quasi-prayer we will survive just one more time. The feeling comes back as we accelerate, when we hit a rough pocket of air and when we make our descent. As we deplane, we mumble […]

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Black Man Still Locked Up 34 Years After Sentence Commuted In Texas

“There is no evidence that Hartfield has suffered any anxiety relating to his pretrial detention."

Is it alright for a man to languish in jail for 34 years without being convicted? Clearly the answer is “no.” We all have the right to a speedy trial. Correct? Unfortunately that is wrong – at least for Jerry Hartfield. Only in Texas. And only to a black man. […]

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