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Hairsylist Stands Up To Anti-Gay Marriage Governor Susana Martinez (R-NM), Refuses To Take Her Appointments

Hairsylist Stands Up To Anti-Gay Marriage Governor Susana Martinez (R-NM), Refuses To Take Her Appointments

Would you hire someone while infringing on his or her civil rights? New Mexico governor Susana Martinez does not seem to have a problem with this. Her hair stylist, Antonio Darden, is gay – and Governor Martinez does not believe in gay marriage.

by Korie Beth Brown· · News
Indiana GOP Secretary Of State Gets Home Detention For 6 Felony Counts Of Voter Fraud: ‘I Just Wanted to Vote.’

Indiana GOP Secretary Of State Gets Home Detention For 6 Felony Counts Of Voter Fraud: ‘I Just Wanted to Vote.’

Republican Charlie White, Secretary of State of Indiana was sentenced to one year of home detention, a $1,000 fine and 30 hours of community service for 6 felony convictions, connected to voter fraud.

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News
Rep. John Sullivan (R-OK). Image from http://www.mediaite.com/online/gop-rep-i%E2%80%99d-have-to-personally-kill-some-senators-to-get-the-ryan-budget-passed/

Republican Rep. John Sullivan Says Shooting Democratic Senators Is The Only Way To Pass The Ryan Budget (AUDIO)

GOP Rep. John Sullivan claims he used a poor choice of words during a town hall in Oklahoma when he said that shooting Democratic Senators would be the only way to get Paul Ryan’s destructive budget through the US Senate. But I’m not buying his apology for one minute.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Mitt Romney Claims America Will Face Nuclear Strikes If President Obama Wins A Second Term

Mitt Romney Claims America Will Face Nuclear Strikes If President Obama Wins A Second Term

Republicans have played the fear card in every election since the 9/11 attacks. Mitt Romney is only the latest Republican candidate to employ this strategy.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Conservative Audience Boos Birth Control During Republican Presidential Debate

Conservative Audience Boos Birth Control During Republican Presidential Debate

Republicans across the country are waging war against women’s reproductive rights and GOP voters approve. During the Republican debate in Arizona on Wednesday evening, CNN’s John King brought up birth control, drawing the ire of the audience who booed loudly.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
House Republicans Intend To Censor Democratic Hearing On Birth Control

House Republicans Intend To Censor Democratic Hearing On Birth Control

Republicans are proving how much they hate women and how much they hate freedom of speech and equality.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
More Than Five Months Later, Police Brutality Victim in Wisconsin Still Struggles

More Than Five Months Later, Police Brutality Victim in Wisconsin Still Struggles

People hear about incidents of brutality all the time but what we rarely hear about is the aftermath

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Dr. Seuss. Is Now Lou Dobbs’ Public Enemy No.1 (VIDEO)

Dr. Seuss. Is Now Lou Dobbs’ Public Enemy No.1 (VIDEO)

There was a time not so long ago that greed was universally recognized as a bad quality. Lou Dobbs seems to have forgotten that.

by Rebecca Cassady· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh Says Debate Over Birth Control Has Nothing To Do With Women (VIDEO)

Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh Says Debate Over Birth Control Has Nothing To Do With Women (VIDEO)

Deadbeat dad and Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh is at it again. Involving himself in issues he is woefully unqualified to be involved in, Walsh sat in his chair during the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on birth control last week and complained about President Obama’s new rules about contraceptives.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Rush Limbaugh’s Message Fits Definition Of Treason (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh’s Message Fits Definition Of Treason (AUDIO)

On his radio show recently, Rush Limbaugh doubled down on his infamous statement that, ‘I hope Obama fails.’ He took bizarre delight in bragging that he ‘was the only voice saying ‘I hope he fails, and I was severely criticized for it.’

by Nurse Pam· · News
Virginia Needs Her Krystal Ball

Virginia Needs Her Krystal Ball

An open plea for a Virginia native to return home and help her state in its time of need.

by Marion· · News
The Sane Voice of Bill Moyers and the Cruel Stupidity of Bob McDonnell

The Sane Voice of Bill Moyers and the Cruel Stupidity of Bob McDonnell

Bob McDonnell personifies every reason why anyone of sane mind and all women ought to run screaming from the clutches of the Republican Party.

by Marion· · News
Girls Scouts No Longer Welcome At Virginia Church Because Of Connection To Planned Parenthood

Girls Scouts No Longer Welcome At Virginia Church Because Of Connection To Planned Parenthood

As the Right Wing assault on the Girls Scouts escalates, individual chapters of the group are finding themselves unwelcome by those who object their inclusiveness.

Anonymous: LulzFinancial Punishes Pedophile Website

Anonymous: LulzFinancial Punishes Pedophile Website

Anonymous strikes Dutch website promoting pedophilia, releases names and personal information belonging to website users.

by Guest Writer· · News
Thomas Friedman’s Destructive Obsession With Third Parties Continues

Thomas Friedman’s Destructive Obsession With Third Parties Continues

In a two-party system, a far better approach on fiscal issues is to elect the side that is more serious about finding ways to responsibly address long term health care costs and push them to do even more, rather than promoting a destructive and self-defeating fantasy about third party candidates.

by Winning Progressive· · News
Wisconsin Assembly Officially Ends Employment Discrimination Remedies

Wisconsin Assembly Officially Ends Employment Discrimination Remedies

All across the nation we have seen a GOP assault on pretty much everyone who is not a rich white christian, male. Today this took on a whole new level as the State Assembly passed Senate Bill 202.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Wisconsin Activist Arrested For Silently Holding A Sign Saying “Stephen Colbert”

Wisconsin Activist Arrested For Silently Holding A Sign Saying “Stephen Colbert”

The Wisconsin State Assembly has become nothing short of a circus.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Rachel Maddow: Politifact ‘No Longer Trying’

Rachel Maddow: Politifact ‘No Longer Trying’

The idea behind Politifact is that it would be an unbiased source of fact checking for politicians and pundits alike. It was a laudable idea and a welcome change from the usual “he said/she said” reporting of the mainstream media. And for a while, it was good.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Religious Freedom: The Presidents Versus Rick Santorum

Religious Freedom: The Presidents Versus Rick Santorum

No American President has attempted to force their religious views upon the American people. Rick Santorum would be the first President to do such a thing.

Prescription Drug Shortage: Real Or Profit Driven?

Prescription Drug Shortage: Real Or Profit Driven?

The drug shortage is quickly becoming a grave problem in the United States, but is this problem unique to the USA or is this a worldwide dilemma?

by Nurse Pam· · News