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FORT CARSON, CO - JUNE 15:  A soldier salutes the flag during a welcome home ceremony for troops arriving from Afghanistan on June 15, 2011 to Fort Carson, Colorado. More than 500 soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team returned home following a year of heavy fighting and high casualties in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Shameful: Republican Senate’s New Scheme Is Going To Hurt Soldiers’ Wallets Badly

The Republican-controlled Senate just proved exactly how much they support U.S. soldiers.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 04:  Americans for Prosperity Foundation chairman and  Koch Industries Executive Vice President David H. Koch (2nd L) gives a thumbs-up to Republican presidential candidate and former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain during the Defending the American Dream Summit at the Washington Convention Center November 4, 2011 in Washington, DC. The conservative political summit is organized by Americans for Prosperity, which was founded with the support of Koch and his brother David H. Koch.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Republicans Just Tried To Hand America’s Elections Over To The Koch Brothers

The Koch-bought Republican Congress tried to slip this one by, but nobody’s fooled.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 26: Actors Billy Bob Thornton (L) and George Clooney attend the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Our Brand Is Crisis' at TCL Chinese Theatre on October 26, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

George Clooney Has A VERY Specific Reason Why He’s Supporting Hillary (VIDEO)

It’s probably not what you think…

by Sarah· · News
Obama Tells Dems: This Is As Important As Hillary Vs Bernie, And You’re Blowing It!

Obama Tells Dems: This Is As Important As Hillary Vs Bernie, And You’re Blowing It!

Obama has issued a call to arms for Democrats, and it’s as important as Bernie and Hillary.

by Oliver Willis· · News
Now We Know What This Top Republican Really Did To Children, And It Is SICK

Now We Know What This Top Republican Really Did To Children, And It Is SICK

Stomach-turning behavior from a man in line to the presidency.

by Oliver Willis· · News
Republicans Surrender To Trump, Fear Historic Loss Of Senate And House

Republicans Surrender To Trump, Fear Historic Loss Of Senate And House

Republicans and their oligarch masters panic as Trump leads the Republican Party to electoral annihilation.

by Justin Rosario· · News
Happy 2016! Republicans Already Promise To Be F*cking Useless This Year

Happy 2016! Republicans Already Promise To Be F*cking Useless This Year

One of the two major parties of the United States of America is so afraid of a tiny group of racist morons that they’re willing to do or say ANYTHING to keep them happy.

by Justin Rosario· · Current Issues, News
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Jon Stewart Successfully Shames Republicans Into Extending 9/11 First Responders Bill

All it took was a campaign that included embarrassing Republicans on national television to force them to do the right thing.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Photos Reveal Ben Carson’s House Is A Creepy Museum Dedicated To HIMSELF (IMAGES)

Photos Reveal Ben Carson’s House Is A Creepy Museum Dedicated To HIMSELF (IMAGES)

Carson definitely seems to think highly of himself. He even has a picture of himself with Jesus.

by Sarah· · News
Senate Votes To Fund Planned Parenthood, Leaving Shutdown To The Flying Monkeys In The House

Senate Votes To Fund Planned Parenthood, Leaving Shutdown To The Flying Monkeys In The House

The House is packed with cranks and grandstanders who will not hesitate to shut down the government.

by Bob Cesca· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Ted Cruz Just Admitted People Are Disappointed Because They Keep Winning Elections (VIDEO)

Ted Cruz Just Admitted People Are Disappointed Because They Keep Winning Elections (VIDEO)

He even called McConnell a “liar” — GASP!

by Sarah· · Current Issues, News
Alan Grayson’s First Senate Campaign Video Will Make Any Progressive Swoon (VIDEO)

Alan Grayson’s First Senate Campaign Video Will Make Any Progressive Swoon (VIDEO)

The left really needs Grayson in the Senate.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
SC House GOP Trying To Kill Confederate Flag Bill With ‘Dozens’ Of Crazy Amendments (VIDEO)

SC House GOP Trying To Kill Confederate Flag Bill With ‘Dozens’ Of Crazy Amendments (VIDEO)

Some “not-racist” South Carolina conservatives are trying to derail the vote to remove the Confederate flag with a series of wacky amendments — including one that would cause the American flag to be flown upside-down.

by John Prager· · News
Featured image with Lyin' Paul Ryan: Composite | Video screen grabs/Fox | Heartfelt apologies to Alfred E. Neuman/Mad Magazine from Elisabeth Parker.

Watch Paul Ryan Lie Through His Shiny White Teeth To Deny Republicans Gutted Amtrak (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan has the gall to claim our GOP-led Congress really DID vote to fund upgrades for Amtrak that could have prevented the deadly crash.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
This GOP Congressman’s Insane Marijuana Speech Just Set Back Drug Reform (VIDEO)

This GOP Congressman’s Insane Marijuana Speech Just Set Back Drug Reform (VIDEO)

Once again we find the GOP on the wrong side of history. They would rather see veterans become addicted to painkillers than use legal medical marijuana.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
Featured photo: Composite with screen grabs via Funny or Die's Climate Change Denial Disorder video.

Hilarious Video Reveals 56% Of Congress GOPers Suffer ‘Climate Change Denial Disorder’ (VIDEO)

Hilarious video: 170 Republicans in the House and Senate suffer ‘Climate Change Denial Disorder.’ Is yours one of them?

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Featured image: Composite by Elisabeth Parker with frustrated taxpayer/Image Arcade and IRS tax forms and other tax preparation materials/Pixabay.

GOP’s IRS Cuts Ticking Off Taxpayers And May Cost Over $30 Billion Per Year (VIDEO)

We all love to hate the IRS, but the GOP’s drastic IRS funding cuts could cost us billions. John Oliver explains.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Photo of Obama making his case for cracking down on payday loans at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala.: Video screen grab/WhiteHouse.Gov via AL.Com.

President Obama Takes On The Payday Lenders (VIDEO)

Congratulations, President Obama, for yet another brilliant speech. Watch him attack payday lenders and the GOP’s horribly cruel budget.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Arkansas House Votes Down Common Core (VIDEO)

The vote was a landslide.

by Dylan Hock· · News
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Congress Manages To Pass Bill That Funds DHS…For A Whole Week

Congress finally decided that passing DHS funding was a good idea. This new funding bill will last…until next Friday. Then we might get to do this all over again.

by Rika Christensen· · News