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Michelle Obama Continues To Face Partisan Politics On Feeding Our Children Healthy Food

Michelle Obama Continues To Face Partisan Politics On Feeding Our Children Healthy Food

“Remember a few years ago when Congress declared that the sauce on a slice of pizza should count as a vegetable in school lunches?” First Lady Michelle Obama wrote in The New York Times. “You don’t have to be a nutritionist to know that this doesn’t make much sense. Yet […]

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GOP Destroys Sex Ed In State With One Of The Highest Teen Pregnancy Rates

Fox News commenters are predictably brutal and judgmental when the yearbook in an Arizona high school devotes space to pregnant teens.

If Hawaii has too many pregnant young teen-age girls walking around, then it only makes sense to kill off the state sex education program. Right?

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Virginia Officials Declare ‘Pre-Chrisitian’ Religions Have No Place At Public Meetings

Virginia Officials Declare ‘Pre-Chrisitian’ Religions Have No Place At Public Meetings

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors limited opening prayers exclusively to ordained leaders of Christian religions.

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See Why Jon Stewart Said ‘Congress Is The Justin Bieber of Our Government’ (VIDEO)

See Why Jon Stewart Said ‘Congress Is The Justin Bieber of Our Government’ (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart hits another home run with him drawing an excellent comparison between Congress and Justin Bieber’s latest encounter with the law.

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US Spy Satellite’s Ridiculous Logo Will Rattle Tin Foil Hats

The government launched a shiny new spy satellite last week. But the logo that NROL-39 bears might stir up the conspiracy theorists. Here's why...

  The government has a new spy satellite, which launched last week. The payload of NROL-39 is classified (naturally) but the logo on the outside has tripped the radar of both historians and conspiracy nuts. The octopus, with its tentacles spread over the globe, brings with it some very interesting […]

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Scalia: Capitalism And ‘Traditional Christian Values’ Deeply Tied Together

Scalia: Capitalism And ‘Traditional Christian Values’ Deeply Tied Together

On Friday, Justice Scalia spoke in Texas where he came out against part of the United States Constitution while proclaiming that Capitalism was Christian.

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Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack Will Get Military Response From US Government

Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack Will Get Military Response From US Government

United States intercession in Syria is nearly certain at this point.

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BP Cries Over Spilt Oil, Sues U.S. Government

From Greenpeace Flicker Album, by 361gradmedien.de

In a move that boggles the mind, oil giant British Petroleum is suing the US government for banning it from federal contracts after the Gulf Oil disaster.

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Judge Declines To Throw Out Aiding The Enemy Charge For Manning

Judge Declines To Throw Out Aiding The Enemy Charge For Manning

On Thursday a military judge decided not to drop the ‘aiding the enemy’ charge against Private Bradley Manning. Closing arguments will end on Friday.

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35 Founding Father Quotes Conservative Christians Will Hate

Painting of Founding Fathers by Junius Brutus Steams, 1856.

In honor of our presidents and our nation’s founding, here are 35 quotes from the Founding Fathers that prove they did NOT found a ‘Christian’ nation.

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50 Presidential Quotes In Defense Of Separation Of Church And State

50 Presidential Quotes In Defense Of Separation Of Church And State

Religious law is NOT the law of the land. Civil law is. Separation of church and state is the cornerstone of our Constitution. Every President knew that.

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‘America The Great?’ Maybe, But These Five Graphs Beg To Differ (IMAGES)

‘America The Great?’ Maybe, But These Five Graphs Beg To Differ (IMAGES)

Although America has made progress and is considered to be a socially advanced nation, these shocking graphs on labor paint a very different picture.

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Terrible News For Unions; Pro-Labor Federal Rule Struck Down By Appeals Court

Terrible News For Unions; Pro-Labor Federal Rule Struck Down By Appeals Court

This is another blow to already-struggling labor unions.

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Anonymous Plans Internet Blackout Tomorrow To Protest CISPA (VIDEO)

From Anonymous

In protest of the CISPA legislation working its way through congress, Anonymous has called for an internet blackout.

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Here’s What Would Happen If We Ran Government Like A Business (HUMOR)

Photo collage by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info, with apologies to living-in-washingtondc.com (Capitol Building) and thorps.org (sign).

If we really ran our government like a business, as conservatives want, these five absurd scenarios might really happen.

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Florida GOP Gets Bored: Decides To Waste Taxpayer Money Stalking Beyonce & Jay Z

Florida GOP Gets Bored: Decides To Waste Taxpayer Money Stalking Beyonce & Jay Z

Maybe they should call a ‘staff meeting’ to discuss values, honesty and concern for the American citizens — with special focus on ‘How Not To Waste Taxpayers’ Money By Stalking Celebrities.’

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Mike Huckabee Says Government Will Take Your Guns, Install Nazi Dictatorship (VIDEO)

Mike Huckabee shakes hands with Barack Obama during the 2008 Presidential elections. Photo from www.ivarfjeld.com.

Mike Huckabee has promoted the latest conspiracy on his radio show, that President Barack Obama is planning to confiscate all of our guns and install a Nazi dictatorship.

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Shocking North Korean Video Exposes Horrors Of Life In The USA (HUMOR VIDEO)

Shocking North Korean Video Exposes Horrors Of Life In The USA (HUMOR VIDEO)

You’ll be amazed at what this video exposes.

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Obama Using Decades Old Law To Take Stand In The Fight Against Climate Change

Obama Using Decades Old Law To Take Stand In The Fight Against Climate Change

Obama has now started a push to expand a law from the Nixon era that requires federal agencies to evaluate the environmental impact of projects.

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What If We Really Ran A Family Budget Like Republicans Run The Government?

White House photo courtesy Wikipedia

It’s stunningly obvious, we should be investing in raising our revenue by engaging some short term spending in long term investments.

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