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Washington First Grader Told, ‘Guess What? You Can’t Have a Lunch’ Because of Negative Balance (VIDEO)

Washington First Grader Told, ‘Guess What? You Can’t Have a Lunch’ Because of Negative Balance (VIDEO)

A Washington 7-year-old enrolled in the free lunch program was denied lunch at school because the school says his account balance was low.

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This Is What Happens When Republicans Control Women’s Reproductive Decisions

This Is What Happens When Republicans Control Women’s Reproductive Decisions

With the GOP in control of legislation, things are about to get even scarier than they already are for women. Having a miscarriage could actually result in a murder charge. Yes, really.

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Man Wants Strippers’ Addresses So He Can ‘Pray’ For Them (VIDEO)

Man Wants Strippers’ Addresses So He Can ‘Pray’ For Them (VIDEO)

The scary thing is, this crackpot could win.

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‘How Does It Feel To Get Robbed With Your Own Gun?': Man Robbed Illegally Selling Handgun To Felon

‘How Does It Feel To Get Robbed With Your Own Gun?': Man Robbed Illegally Selling Handgun To Felon

“How does it feel to get robbed with your own gun?”

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Seattle City Council Unanimously Votes To Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples’ Day (VIDEO)

1519 portrait of Christopher Columbus by Sebastiano del Piombo via Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Columbus

In a unanimous vote by the city council, Seattle made Indigenous People’s Day a reality.

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Good Guy With Gun Tries To Kill Neighbor’s Barking Dog, Shoots Wrong One

Good Guy With Gun Tries To Kill Neighbor’s Barking Dog, Shoots Wrong One

Gun nut goes ballistic over barking neighborhood dog, but kills the wrong one.

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Another Native American Tribe Cancels Ted Nugent Concert After He Refers To Them As ‘Unclean Vermin’

Another Native American Tribe Cancels Ted Nugent Concert After He Refers To Them As ‘Unclean Vermin’

Ted Nugent is finding himself with more and more free time as a result of his racist remarks as a second Native American tribe has decided to cancel his concerts.

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Three States Just Sued 5-Hour ENERGY® Over False Ad Claims (Video)

The lawsuit seeks monetary penalties as well as refunds to all Oregon buyers of the decaffeinated version of the product, which, according to the lawsuit, provides no extra energy or alertness.

Uh oh. Oregon, Washington and Vermont are suing 5-Hour ENERGY ® drink company for alleged deceptive and misleading advertisements with more states jumping into the fray in the next weeks. The lawsuit states that 5-Hour ENERGY ® claims customers get, Extra energy and focus from a unique blend of ingredients, when the […]

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A Tale Of Two States – Colorado vs Washington After Legalization

A Tale Of Two States – Colorado vs Washington After Legalization

In November of 2012, two states, Colorado and Washington legalized cannabis for recreational use for adults. Since that fateful day, the states have taken different paths in the implementation of those laws. Colorado moved relatively swiftly, and had their regulatory and other government oversight systems in place quickly and on January 1st of 2014, the 1st of many legal “pot shops” opened up to fanfare and booming business that even exceeded Colorado’s optimistic forecasts.

Washington, on the other hand, took a seemingly more measured approach. And as it stands today, on July 1st of 2014, Washington has no outlets to provide safe, taxable and regulated legal marijuana to the people.

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DEA Chief Leonhart: Dogs Will Eat Your Stash If Pot Is Legal

DEA Chief Leonhart: Dogs Will Eat Your Stash If Pot Is Legal

The House Appropriations Committee is currently holding a hearing on legalizing marijuana. Among those testifying are Attorney General Eric Holder and DEA Chief Michele Leonhart. While Holder told the committee that he and the White House are open to reclassifying marijuana, Leonhart wasn’t quite so ready to change things. Michele […]

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Six-Figure Salaries Aren’t Enough For Members Of Congress, Says This Crazy Congressman

Democrat Jim Moran complained that members of Congress don't get paid enough money. At over $120,000 higher than median family income, what is "not enough?"

Democrat Jim Moran complained that members of Congress don’t get paid enough money. At over $120,000 higher than median family income, what is “not enough?”

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The Weirdness That Is CPAC: A Liberal’s Look

Photo of CPAC 2013 booth with fetal models from Twitter.

Let’s take a look at CPAC, a yearly gathering for America’s conservatives. It’s a scary picture, but as the old adage goes, ‘known thine enemy…’ and laugh.

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WA’s Gov Suspends Death Penalty, Saying There Are ‘Too Many Doubts’

Washington's Gov. Inslee announced suspension of the death penalty, joining other Democratic governors in making the change.

On Tuesday, Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee announced there would be no more executions on his watch. Citing the most critical reason possible for taking this step, he said: There have been too many doubts raised about capital punishment. There are too many flaws in the system. And when the ultimate […]

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UPDATE: Anti-Abortion Arsonist Arrested For Groping 11-Year-Old Girl (VIDEO)

UPDATE: Anti-Abortion Arsonist Arrested For Groping 11-Year-Old Girl (VIDEO)

Curtis Beseda is an anti-choice hero for torching abortion clinics in the 80s. Now he’s charged with molesting an 11-year-old girl. Is there a connection?

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Hilarious Video Shows Nancy Grace Debating Nancy Grace On Dangers Of Pot

Hilarious Video Shows Nancy Grace Debating Nancy Grace On Dangers Of Pot

This hilarious video showing Nancy Grace debating herself on pot, was posted on YouTube after she claimed smoking pot does and does not make people violent.

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Two More States Introduce Legislation To Legalize Marijuana

More than just a handful of marijuana found on nude beach. Image Credit: Katherine Hitt via Flickr.com

With a positive start to Colorado’s decriminalizing pot experiment, other states are starting to look at following suit. Baby steps, everyone. Baby steps.

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What Would You Do With $67 Million? Cash-Strapped States Eye Colorado’s Weed Tax Revenues

The GOP is upset with Obama over his refusal to enforce federal drug laws in states where marijuana is legal. They call this failure 'executive overreach.' - Image: Jenni Konrad

Colorado is estimating $67 million a year in new revenue from taxes on marijuana. California wants to get in on the act. Can Washington, DC be far behind?

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Eager Customers Flock To Colorado As Legal Pot Sales Begin (VIDEO)

Colorado's first day of legal pot purchases went very well; calm and orderly. People lined up for hours to buy their favorite buds and edibles.Photo credit: THE DENVER POST | Joe Amon

Colorado’s first day of legal pot purchases went very well; calm and orderly. People lined up for hours to buy their favorite buds and edibles.

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Elizabeth Warren Proposes A New Bill Aimed At Eliminating Credit History As a Metric For Employment

Photo by Tim Pierce

Elizabeth Warren has just introduced a bill in the Senate which would bar prospective employers from checking and denying employment based on credit scores.

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Wall Street Bankers Complain About Lack Of Respect From Washington (VIDEO)

Rodney Dangerfield 'No Respect' photo from Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodney_Dangerfield

The fat cats on Wall Street wonder why we hate them, and why they get no respect in the Capitol. A dead man’s video explains why VERY succinctly.

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