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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion (VIDEO)

The Army’s investigation actually concluded back in December, but the matter remained largely up to the head of U.S. Army Forces Command Gen. Mark Milley.

by Dylan Hock· · News
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The Taliban Just Slaughtered 132 Children For Going To School, Here’s Why This Is Our Problem (VIDEO)

Sometimes, there are no words.

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
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17-Year-Old Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai And Her Inspiring Story (VIDEO)

17-year-old Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner on Friday.

by Frank Minero· · Current Issues, News
Islamic Tea Party? ISIL Bans Teaching Of Evolution In Schools

Islamic Tea Party? ISIL Bans Teaching Of Evolution In Schools

ISIL/ISIS has created the lesson plans for the new school year in their occupied territory and it looks and sounds exactly like something the Tea Party would come up with.

by Justin Rosario· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Rand Paul Suggests Trading 5 Dems, Not Taliban, For POWs At Texas GOP Convention As Crowd Cheers

Rand Paul Suggests Trading 5 Dems, Not Taliban, For POWs At Texas GOP Convention As Crowd Cheers

The conservative extremists in Texas may have laughed, but most people didn’t find what Paul said funny at all.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Red State Haikus

Red State Haikus

Was it difficult to squeeze down the anger and hate of the right in haiku form? Not really. Bigotry is the provenience of a small mind, after all.

by Justin Rosario· · News
Allowing the case to go to trial meant that since Hassan is representing himself, he gets to grill the witnesses, some of whom are his own victims.Image @ NBC DFW

Opening Statements In Trial Of Fort Hood Shooter Make Clear His Intention Was Holy War

Allowing the case to go to trial meant that since Hassan is representing himself, he gets to grill the witnesses, some of whom are his own victims.

by Abby Miller· · News
'Extremists showed what they fear most: a girl with a book.' - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon about Malala Yousafzai. Image a screenshot  @ Slate

‘They Are Afraid Of Women’ – Malala Makes Stunning U.N. Speech On 16th Birthday (VIDEO)

‘Extremists showed what they fear most: a girl with a book.’ – U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon about Malala Yousafzai

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Bulldozing history, Mayan ruins; image by Julie Vasquez/Past Horizons @RedOrbit

Criminal Charges Considered After Construction Company Bulldozes 2,300-Year-Old Mayan Pyramids (VIDEO)

Great antiquities have been lost to time, war, erosion and rebuilding. But to destroy 2,300 years of Mayan history for road fill is, indeed, ‘horrendous.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Malala; image @UniteWomenFacebook

Courageous Malala Yousafzai Graces TIME’s 100 Most Influential People List (VIDEO & LIST)

Lovely Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan, was only 14-years old, when she was shot in the head by the Taliban, and left to die.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Family Research Council Head Wants Unmarried People To Be Punished For Having Sex (AUDIO)

Family Research Council Head Wants Unmarried People To Be Punished For Having Sex (AUDIO)

Tony Perkins, the head of the Family Research Council, thinks the war on women doesn’t go far enough. He wants to extend it to men.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
AFA Director Bryan Fischer Calls Atheists ‘American Taliban’ (VIDEO)

AFA Director Bryan Fischer Calls Atheists ‘American Taliban’ (VIDEO)

We’re here to give voice to those who don’t want Christian Fundamentalists and Dominionists to dictate U.S. laws. That paper you pretend to like – the Constitution – backs us up.

by T. Steelman· · News
Rabbi Susan Silver (center, left), her daughter, Hallel Abramowitz and other Women of the Wall arrested for wearing “prayer shawls”; photo by Jim Hollander/EPALandov@ NPR

Sarah Silverman’s Sister Arrested With ‘Women Of The Wall’ In Battle For Equal Rights (VIDEO)

Once the crowd of supporters and media dispersed, police stepped in and grabbed 10 women, including Susan Silverman.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Malala Yousafzai, Nobel nominee; @ WorldNewsNBC

Malala Officially Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize, Youngest Nominee In History (VIDEOS)

‘My mission is the same… I want every girl, every child, to be educated,’ she told the world in a video announcing the Malala Fund.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
David Barton. President and Founder Wallbuilders.

To The Conservative Christian Leadership, Hate Is A Virtue (AUDIO)

Up is down to right-wing leader David Barton, who declares tolerance a sin and hate a virtue in his war to destroy the United States.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Beware Of ‘Liking’ And Sharing Facebook Content – You May Face Arrest

Beware Of ‘Liking’ And Sharing Facebook Content – You May Face Arrest

Every social and political activist using social media must read this.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
Obama Worked Furiously To Restrict Romney’s Use Of Predator Drones

Obama Worked Furiously To Restrict Romney’s Use Of Predator Drones

Obama must have doubted Romney’s ability to weigh the risks and rewards of using unmanned drones.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
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Taliban Accidentally Sends Out Its Private Email List To The World

‘Taliban have included all 4 of my email addresses on the leaked distribution list. Quite reassuring to my safety.’ – journalist Mutafa Kazem

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Where Stupid Meets Racist: Venn Diagram Of Every Major Right Wing Obama Conspiracy! (INFOGRAPHIC)

Where Stupid Meets Racist: Venn Diagram Of Every Major Right Wing Obama Conspiracy! (INFOGRAPHIC)

Talk to your favorite conservative and see how many of these conspiracies they believe. If they score higher than ten, they’re officially brain damaged!

The Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2008, despite a clear violation of separation of church and state, the Mormon Church in Utah called for it's patrons to donate money to fight Prop 8, a ballot initiative in the State of California. Image from http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/should-the-mormon-church-lose-its-tax-exemption-for-actively-participating-in-many-political-issues/question-1137309/

Sexism: Are Mormons The American Taliban?

Insight into the Mormon church and its attitudes on women.

by Kimberley Johnson· · News