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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.

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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.

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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.Image @ NBC DFW

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.

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‘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. Image a screenshot  @ Slate

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

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

Bulldozing history, Mayan ruins; image by Julie Vasquez/Past Horizons @RedOrbit

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.’

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

Malala; image @UniteWomenFacebook

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

Malala Yousafzai, Nobel nominee; @ WorldNewsNBC

‘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.

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

David Barton. President and Founder Wallbuilders.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Taliban Accidentally Sends Out Its Private Email List To The World

Meme created by  Lorraine Devon Wilke

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

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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!

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Sexism: Are Mormons The American Taliban?

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/

Insight into the Mormon church and its attitudes on women.

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The Burning Paper Bridges In Afghanistan

The Burning Paper Bridges In Afghanistan

When should the U.S. leave Afghanistan?

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CNN Contributor Says She Would Urinate On Dead Afghans, Comments Too Extreme For Rush Limbaugh (AUDIO)

CNN Contributor Says She Would Urinate On Dead Afghans, Comments Too Extreme For Rush Limbaugh (AUDIO)

During the January 12th edition of The Dana Show on KTFK based in St. Louis, host Dana Loesch, who also contributes to CNN, complained about the outrage and then declared that she would have urinated on the dead bodies too.

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Kentucky Republican Says He ‘Feels Like Going Taliban’ On The Wall Street Protesters

Kentucky Republican Says He ‘Feels Like Going Taliban’ On The Wall Street Protesters

A Kentucky Republican has posted a rather disturbing comment on Facebook about the Wall Street protesters. Steve Frank, city commissioner of Covington, Kentucky apparently feels like killing the protesters occupying Wall Street just as the Taliban feels like killing American soldiers in Afghanistan.

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Explaining 9/11

Explaining 9/11

After ten years, what’s the easiest way to review, clearly and briefly, the events around Sept. 11, 2011? Perhaps the best way is to imagine you had to explain Sept. 11, 2001 to a child.

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