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Nine Fun And Fascinating Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day pugs photo cc 2013 DaPuglet via Flickr.

It’s St. Patrick’s Day and time for the wearin’ ‘o’ the green. But some of the things you think you know about the holiday aren’t quite right. Slàinte!

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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: PBS Station Paid To Lie About Pensions, Returns $3.5 Million To Anti-Pension Donor

Photo collage by Elisabeth Parker for AI.

WNET, the New York PBS affiliate took funding from donors with an agenda. The money funded a series that lies about public pensions. Violations, much?

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Right-Wing Propagandist Indicted For ‘Act Of Misguided Friendship’

Dinesh D'Souza has been indicted on charges that he used "straw donors." The wingnut could spend 7 years in prison. "It's a conspiracy!" cries in 3, 2, 1...Photo credit: www.dineshdsouza.com

Right-wingnut Dinesh D’Souza has been a very bad boy, who doesn’t seem to know much about election law. Now he’s been indicted for a ‘straw donor’ scheme.

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Racism In Hiring Decision Costs Queens Bakery $25K

Photo of Jamilah DaCosta from NY Daily News. www.nydailynews.com

City fines Queens, NY bakery $25,000 for its racism in hiring decisions, after the owner told Jamilah Dacosta, ‘I can’t hire you because you’re black.’

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Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Kasiem Walters, spokesperson for Communities For Police Reform (CPR) and the first subject in a series of recent videos promoting reform of New York’s Stop & Frisk Policy, knows a thing or two about gang activity. After all, the eighteen-year-old Brooklyn native has been stopped and frisked by the NYPD more […]

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But Don’t Call Them Racist: Right Wing Freaks Out Over First Indian-American Miss America (VIDEO)

Photo by Bill Lyons for Syracuse.com.

The conservative twitter-verse has gone ballistic since Nina Davuliri won the 2014 Miss America crown. Here are some of the more nauseating responses.

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America Is A Liberal Nation. A Liberal Wins On A Liberal Message

America Is A Liberal Nation. A Liberal Wins On A Liberal Message

When Americans are asked if they want Social Security they do not only say they want it, they say they are willing to pay for more. This holds true for both Democrats and Republicans. Most Americans support Medicare and Medicaid remaining uncut or expanding. The Conservative site The Blaze reports […]

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Anthony Weiner Threatens Senior At AARP Event

Anthony Weiner Threatens Senior At AARP Event

The New York City mayor’s race takes a turn to the childish as Anthony Weiner mocks another politicians age, only to be called a punk in return.

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Jimmy Fallon & Lewis Black Slam Kentucky & Texas

Jimmy Fallon & Lewis Black Slam Kentucky & Texas

Over the past week Rand Paul and Chris Christie got into a much televised spat over who spends what and who is the welfare state, bringing home the bacon.

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This Anti-Texas Ad By Lewis Black Might Be The Best Thing You’ll See Today (NSFW VIDEO)

This Anti-Texas Ad By Lewis Black Might Be The Best Thing You’ll See Today (NSFW VIDEO)

Perry likes to make ads trying to pull jobs from other states. When it came to running ads in New York, he may’ve picked the wrong city, and wrong comedian.

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12 Historic American Events That Happened On The 4th Of July

12 Historic American Events That Happened On The 4th Of July

Though we often disagree about what direction our country should take, we all love America in our own way. God/dess bless the USA on this 4th of July!

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The 1% Get A New Park Avenue High Rise And Tax Cuts While Homeless Suffer From Budget Cuts

432 Park Ave

432 Park Avenue luxury apartment complex symbolizes the gross nature of corrupted capitalism. Giving tax breaks to millionaires and billionaires while throwing the poor out on the street is sick by any standard.

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Chicago Takes Center Stage In Fight Against Wage Slavery And Corporate Greed

Chicago Takes Center Stage In Fight Against Wage Slavery And Corporate Greed

Workers all across the country have started to speak out against their low-wages.

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Letters Containing Ricin Poison Sent To Bloomberg And Gun Control Group Director

Michael Bloomberg is one of two who received letters containing ricin, apparently in retaliation for their taking steps toward greater gun control. @M.Keyt

It appears as though a gun nut decided he didn’t like what these men were saying so he took it upon himself to try to kill them with the deadly ricin.

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GOP Lawmaker Doubles Down On Demanding Torture For Teenaged Boston Bombing Suspect (VIDEO)

Image screen captured from Fox News' interview with NY Senator Greg Ball, via Raw Story. http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/04/22/republican-lawmaker-defends-call-to-torture-me-bin-laden-and-a-baseball-bat/

NY State Senator Greg Ball to Fox News: If he’d had the same chance after 9/11, ‘it would have been me Osama bin Laden and a baseball bat.’

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School Apologizes For Teacher Instructing Students To Write Nazi Propaganda For Assignment

School Apologizes For Teacher Instructing Students To Write Nazi Propaganda For Assignment

A teacher in Albany, New York told students to write a persuasive argument saying that Jews are evil and to ‘convince me of your loyalty’ to Hitler’s regime.

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Suck It Up, Princess: FDNY Racist Breaks Down Blubbering When Confronted

Photo from Daily Mail. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2298398/FDNY-lieutenant-breaks-street-confronted-racist-tweets-called-mayor-King-Heeb-used-ethnic-slurs.html

When he’s not busy tweeting racist remarks, he’s busy uploading photos of naked, obese women.

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March Towards Equality Continues As Lesbian Confirmed For US District Court By US Senate

March Towards Equality Continues As Lesbian Confirmed For US District Court By US Senate

On Monday, yet another dream came true for a member of the LGBT community when she was confirmed by the US Senate for a position as a federal judge.

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Guys With Illegal Guns And Vendettas – Two Close Calls Show Gun Regulations Work

Guys With Illegal Guns And Vendettas – Two Close Calls Show Gun Regulations Work

One side effect of the recent public awareness of – and call for stronger – gun laws is that we’ve also become more aware of cases like these two men. Society, literally, dodged a bullet.

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