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Flip Benham Goes On Crusade To Crash NC Gay Weddings

North Carolina pastor Flip Benham has reached a new low in his outrage over marriage equality and taken to crashing the weddings of same-sex couples.Image Credit: Charlotte Observer

North Carolina pastor Flip Benham has reached a new low in his outrage over marriage equality and taken to crashing the weddings of same-sex couples.

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Black Teenager With White Family Pepper-Sprayed By Police For Entering His Own Home! (VIDEO)

DeShawn Currie tells WTVD about how police pepper-sprayed him in his own home. Photo: Video screen grab, WTVD. http://abc11.com/340724/

18-year-old DeShawn Currie came home early from school Monday afternoon, only to have police barge in and assault him with pepper spray.

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NC GOP Rep. Loses It During Debate, Says US Was ‘Founded On’ Man-Woman Marriage (VIDEO)

NC Rep. Renee Ellmers makes her debate with Clay Aiken about marriage equality and shows how ignorant she is of America's history.Image Credit: The Raw Story

NC Rep. Renee Ellmers makes her debate with Clay Aiken about marriage equality and shows how ignorant she is of America’s history.

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Restaurant Owner Transcends Business Slump By ‘Giving God Control’ Of The Cash Register (VIDEO)

Photo of Dana Parris: Featured image: Gaston Gazette.

When business slowed down at Dana Parris’s diner, she found an unusual way to turn things around: She gave God “control of the cash register!”

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North Carolina Republican Making Six-Figure Income Gets Busted For Welfare Fraud

North Carolina GOP state Senator Wesley Meredith via ABC 11

As it turns out, a real thief of tax dollars was hiding right under their own noses in their own party. That has got to be embarrassing.

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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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NC Republican Mayor: My Party Is “Going To Get Killed This Fall” For Not Expanding Medicaid (VIDEO)

NC Republican Mayor: My Party Is “Going To Get Killed This Fall” For Not Expanding Medicaid (VIDEO)

It’s amazing how quickly criticizing Obamacare went from “Republican talking point” to “Republican avoid-talking-about-this-if-at-all-possible.” To highlight just how awkward it has become for Republican politicians to be seen standing in the way of the (now pretty popular) health care law, one conservative mayor in North Carolina plans to march 273 […]

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GOP Congresswoman Says Men “Talk About Things On A Much Higher Level” Than Women

GOP Congresswoman Says Men “Talk About Things On A Much Higher Level” Than Women

  North Carolina Republican congresswoman, Renee Ellmers, thinks that men need to bring their conversation down to a level that women can comprehend. Ellmers, who appears to have difficulty understanding complex things, like pie charts and graphs for instance, seems to think that the problem is shared by all members […]

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Sean Hannity Talks Down To Welfare Recipient (Video)

The talk show host jabs and crosses through the interview, pointing out that this male welfare queen tools around in a Cadillac Escalade, hangs out in strip clubs and eats lobster – all on that whopping $189 dollars a months in food stamps.

“You’re stealing from us!” Sean Hannity howled his words, pressing his guest, a welfare recipient, a bit further back into his chair. Granted Hannity had carefully selected a surfer aka beach bum to represent the entire world of welfare beneficiaries. And of course Jason Greenslate (29) is the perfect example of beach […]

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Company That Polluted River Tells Outraged Customers: Pay To Clean Up OUR Mess!

John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune

Duke Energy has once again reminded us why we hate corporations and the 1%, by demanding that taxpayers pay for their mess, subsidizing their profits.

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Plucky NC High Schoolers Win Right To Start Atheist Club In Stunning Civil Rights Victory

Photo of Kalei Wilson from Secular Student Alliance, Pisgah High School's Go Fund Me page. Inset photo with Ben Wilson from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

North Carolina’s Pisgah High School didn’t want an atheist student group on their campus. Kalei Wilson and her brother, Ben, helped change that.

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Another Win For Women: Judge Strikes Down NC Anti-Choice Law

Photo from Moral Mondays facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/MoralMondays

Another pro-choice victory; A federal judge has overturned NC’s extreme anti-choice law, which required doctors to perform an ultrasound, prior to abortion.

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This GOP Governor’s Excuse For Slashing Jobless Benefits Is An Outrageous Lie (VIDEO)

Photo cc 2012, Hal Goodtree. http://www.flickr.com/people/97368537@N00

NC Governor Pat McCrory justified cutting unemployment insurance benefits by claiming they were so generous, moochers were moving there just to get them.

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Is NC Cop To Blame In Teen’s Suicide Shooting In Squad Car?

In a shockingly insensitive encounter, a Florida cop told Armani Brown that she would 'end up like her father,' who had been killed by police weeks prior.
Image Credit: davidsonscott15 via Flickr.com

Autopsy and official police investigation reports were released on the suicide shooting of Jesus Huerta while handcuffed in a police car.

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Red States Dominate Top Ten List Of ‘Small Penis States’

Red States Dominate Top Ten List Of ‘Small Penis States’

Republicans have small penis syndrome, new statistics ranking penis size by state show that nine out of ten states with the smallest penises are red states.

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NC Republican Says Health Insurance Mandate Is Like Genocide And Terrorism

NC Republican Says Health Insurance Mandate Is Like Genocide And Terrorism

Comparing Obamacare to genocide and terrorism ranks among the worst things a Republican has said about Obamacare, and it’s totally out of line.

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Stupid Is As Stupid Does: KKK Goes Recruiting In Mostly Black Neighborhood

An NC KKK group has recruiting fliers dropped in a predominantly black Florida neighborhood, claiming "our race is our nation." KFTV.com

KKK actually targets a black neighborhood for recruiting. You might think you are reading something from The Onion, but you’re not. Residents of a predominantly African- American neighborhood in New Smyrna Beach, Florida actually found recruiting fliers that read “our race is our nation” from a North Carolina Ku Klux […]

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Mother of Four Gets Her Food Stamps Slashed From $500 to $16

Mother of Four Gets Her Food Stamps Slashed From $500 to $16

Crippling Food Stamp cuts have started and the GOP could not be happier. You cannot pull yourself up by the boot straps when you must eat them to survive.

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North Carolina Republican Calls It Quits With GOP, Joins Democratic Party

Photo of Jason Thigpen from the Thigpen for Congress facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/ThigpenForCongress

In a shocking turn-about, Jason Thigpen — an NC House candidate and decorated war hero — dumped the GOP and switched to the Democratic party. Here’s why.

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12-Year-Old Voting Rights Activist Tears NC’s Republican Governor A New One (VIDEO)

12-Year-Old Voting Rights Activist Tears NC’s Republican Governor A New One (VIDEO)

Watch this 12-year-old voting rights activist shame NC’s GOP governor before a jam-packed crowd. Pat McCrory won’t talk with her, and called her a “prop.”

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