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Video Of Police Tasering Black Man In Front Of His Kids Is Both Heartbreaking And Infuriating

Video Of Police Tasering Black Man In Front Of His Kids Is Both Heartbreaking And Infuriating

As a writer, you try to keep my distance from the stories you cover, but I have to admit this one got to me. There is something so stunningly inhumane about the way the police treated this man. Something so tragic about the way his children had to watch as […]

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Greedy Minnesota Restaurant Charges Customers A Minimum Wage Fee To Protest Wage Hike In State

Greedy Minnesota Restaurant Charges Customers A Minimum Wage Fee To Protest Wage Hike In State

A Minnesota restaurant is under fire by customers who dined at the establishment after they discovered they were being charged a minimum wage fee on their bills.

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5-Year-Old Minnesota Mayor Replaced By 16-Year-Old Mayor

5-Year-Old Minnesota Mayor Replaced By 16-Year-Old Mayor

5-year-old Bobby Tuft’s replacement is already in the pocket of big ice cream.

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Female Republican To Pregnant Single Mothers: You Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Eat Or Dance On Your Wedding Day

Courtesy of Electablog.com

It just goes to show that Republicans are living in a fictional 1950s television program while the rest of us are living in the real world.

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Busted! ‘Homophobic’ Southern States Watch More Gay Porn Than Other States

Map of pornhub's gay porn searches by state courtesy of PornHub.

Who watches more gay porn? A new study shows a most interesting answer. Them good ol’ boys are doing an awful lot of one-handed typing at their computers!

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WATCH: Minnesota Governor Calls For $3.5 Million So That All Students Can Have A Hot Lunch

From The US Department of Agriculture

Some schools in Minnesota deny students a hot lunch if they have no money in their lunch account. Democratic Governor Mark Dayton plans to change that.

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Rock Star Imposter Busted For Scamming Over $172K In Health Care

Phillip Schaeffer impersonated rock stars David Gilmour and Alex Lifeson to obtain medical treatment. Now he's on the lam. But he didn't even need to do it. Image: T. Steelman & The Spectrum

Phillip Schaeffer impersonated rock stars David Gilmour and Alex Lifeson to obtain medical treatment. Now he’s on the lam. But he didn’t even need to do it.

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Armed Man Burns Home To The Ground And Blames President Obama For It

Image cc Kpahor 2009.

Ronald Gary Bailey set his own house ablaze, then blamed President Obama for it… and he was armed at the time. Our mental health system has failed him.

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Furloughed Government Employees Cheered By Freebies

During government shutdown, furloughed government employees cheered by freebies
Image Credit:  Alan O'Rourke via Flickr.com

The government shutdown may have left its employees high and dry but, on Tuesday, businesses quickly stepped up to ease the pain. AMC was perhaps quickest off the mark. A nationwide theater chain, the company is offering free popcorn to all furloughed government employees — and they don’t even have […]

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Minneapolis Mayoral Candidate’s Ad Is Viral Sensation (VIDEO)

Photo screen captured from campaign video.

Even if this Democratic mayoral candidate doesn’t win, this is definitely the best campaign ad ever.

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New Book About Michele Bachmann Reveals ‘Un-Christian’ Behavior, Blind Ambition And Stunning Incompetence

New Book About Michele Bachmann Reveals ‘Un-Christian’ Behavior, Blind Ambition And Stunning Incompetence

The new book, Bachmannistan: Behind The Lines, by John Gilmore and Peter Waldron, is a “tell-all book” about Michele Bachmann and it’s not pretty..

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WATCH: Epic Video Of Westboro Baptist Church Failing Miserably In Rhode Island

WATCH: Epic Video Of Westboro Baptist Church Failing Miserably In Rhode Island

In the video, you can see the WBC in RI with garish signs, singing popular music that seemingly had lyrics shoved into it by a hateful cousin of Weird Al.

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Vandals Strike Gay-Friendly Christian Church For A Third Time

The United Church of Christ welcomes everyone. I guess that is what makes hateful people target their churches.. Image @GLAAD

The United Church of Christ welcomes everyone. I guess that is what makes hateful people target their churches.

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Michele Bachmann’s Greatest Hits (And Misses) (VIDEOS)

Michele Bachmann may have seemed ‘invincible,’ but the critical mass of her confounding and cacophonous career appears to have finally caught up with her; here are the greatest hits;@Salon

Whichever way Michele Bachmann goes upon departing Congress, I’m sure we have not heard the last batshit crazy remark from her. See ya around, Shelly!

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In Shocking Announcement Michele Bachmann Says She Is Not Running For Reelection In 2014 (VIDEO)

In Shocking Announcement Michele Bachmann Says She Is Not Running For Reelection In 2014 (VIDEO)

Michele Bachmann (R-MN) has just released a video stating that she will not be running for reelection in the 2014 midterm elections.

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In A 37-30 Vote Minnesota Senate Passes Marriage Equality Law

Photo from thepolitic.org.

By a vote of 37-30, Minnesota is now the 12th state in the nation to legalize marriage equality.

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GOP Lawmakers Do Cry: Rep Scott Says ‘Heart Breaks’ For Minnesota After Marriage Equality Passes

Rep. Peggy Scott ‘weeps’ for Minnesota; image@TheNewCivilRightsMovement

While others celebrate, GOP Rep. Peggy Scott weeps as Minnesota passes marriage equality bill, declaring the act ‘not what we needed to be doing.’

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Marriage Equality Bill Easily Passes Minnesota House, Senate Is Next

Minnesota House passes marriage equality; image @PoliticsWithJarredandDave

‘Do not shout and boo. Pray.’ – Rev. Steve Goold advising his followers in protest of the marriage equality bill. It didn’t help.

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Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe Tears Into Homophobic Players: ‘Grow The F**K Up!’

Chris Kluwe by Joe Bielawa

‘I can assure you that gay people getting married will have zero effect on your life. They won’t come into your house and steal your children.’ – Chris Kluwe

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Michele Bachmann And Campaign Staff May Be Guilty Of Campaign Ethics Violations

Michele Bachmann And Campaign Staff May Be Guilty Of Campaign Ethics Violations

The Congresswoman and former presidential candidate is under investigation for ethics violations.

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