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GOP Audience Boos Gay Soldier, Santorum Promises To Reinstate DADT

GOP Audience Boos Gay Soldier, Santorum Promises To Reinstate DADT

During the GOP Debate tonight in Orlando, Florida, a gay soldier named Steven Hill asked Rick Santorum a question about Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the policy that kept gay soldiers from serving openly until it was officially repealed on September 20th. The audience promptly booed Hill and Santorum failed to condemn the audience reaction.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX)

Stormfront Supports Ron Paul — What Does That Mean?

Stormfront Supports Ron Paul On August 17th, 2011, another esteemed author at Addicting Info published an article entitled, “Is Ron Paul A White Supremacist? Absolutely!” Part of that article covered a website called www.stormfront.org, a so-called “white nationalist” group of forums. Well, stormfront thought that it’d be appropriate to call […]

by Justin Acuff (Isaacs)· · News
Peaceful Protesters Arrested For Wearing Halloween Mask

Peaceful Protesters Arrested For Wearing Halloween Mask

As the Occupy Wall Street protest continues, police in lower Manhattan have begun arresting protesters. But protesters are not being arrested for disorderly conduct. They are being arrested for wearing Halloween masks.

by Nurse Pam· · News
Wisconsin Wire:  GOP Representative Steve Nass Pressures Police To Beat Protesters

Wisconsin Wire: GOP Representative Steve Nass Pressures Police To Beat Protesters

Last Tuesday, I, and four others, were brutally assaulted by police for silently filming our legislature. Despite this being my constitutional right, not only did these officers disregard their oath to uphold the Constitution, they added brutality to the mix, creating an explosive situation.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Did Justice Die With Troy Davis?

Did Justice Die With Troy Davis?

Yesterday was the last day on earth for Troy Davis and I am angry. I am angry that a potentially innocent man is dead. I am angry that our great country resorts to such barbaric practices. I’m angry that justice is not blind, but it is clearly deaf and dumb. I’m angry that there are degrees of justice, the highest belonging to the wealthy and the white.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Rick Perry Wants To Build Afghanistan’s Infrastructure, But Opposes Building America’s

Rick Perry Wants To Build Afghanistan’s Infrastructure, But Opposes Building America’s

If Republicans are pro-America, how come they want to build infrastructure in foreign nations, yet oppose building America’s infrastructure? You can add Rick Perry to the long list of Republicans who feel that way.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Ann Coulter. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana

Ann Coulter Is No Longer Allowed To Call Herself ‘Pro-Life’, And If She Does She’s Lying

Despite the fact that Ann constantly refers to herself as ‘pro-life,’ these tweets show a clear disregard for human life. The fact that she seems to be excited about the execution makes it even worse. Ann Coulter isn’t pro-life, just pro-fetus.

by Matthew Desmond· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
The Execution of Troy Davis: Vengeful Compensation Over Justice

The Execution of Troy Davis: Vengeful Compensation Over Justice

If the state of Georgia can intentionally kill a person in a case surrounded with this much doubt, then we’re all subject to the same fate.

by Bryian Revoner· · News, Political Rants
U.S. Justice System Murders Troy Anthony Davis

U.S. Justice System Murders Troy Anthony Davis

Earlier tonight, the United States Supreme Court denied a request of a stay of execution for Troy Davis. The state of Georgia then promptly executed him by lethal injection at 11:08pm Eastern Standard Time.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Breaking News: Stay Of Execution Denied For Troy Davis

Breaking News: Stay Of Execution Denied For Troy Davis

The US Supreme Court denied the stay of execution for Troy Davis. He is expected to be executed by 11:00 pm ET.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Breaking News: Execution Of Troy Davis Delayed

Breaking News: Execution Of Troy Davis Delayed

Minutes before his scheduled execution, the US Supreme Court has granted a temporary reprieve to Troy Davis, a Georgia man who has been convicted of killing a police officer, Mark MacPhail.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Of course they do! They just don't want to admit it out loud...

Stop Pretending You’re Not A Conservative! You Wrecked The Country, Now Own Up To It!

There’s nothing sadder than a self-loathing conservative. Man up!

Drill Brother Drill: Sarah Palin’s Chocolate Rice

Drill Brother Drill: Sarah Palin’s Chocolate Rice

Sarah Palin always seems to find a way to shock the public, but this time it might come back to bite her squarely in her Alaskan backside. According to reports, conservative Sarah had a one-night stand with former NBA player Glen Rice when he was a college player for the Michigan Wolverines, and she was a sports reporter.

by Bryian Revoner· · News, Political Humor, Political Rants
Michele Bachmann Calls For End Of Food Safety Regulations To Create More Jobs

Michele Bachmann Calls For End Of Food Safety Regulations To Create More Jobs

Remember those recent recalls of tainted peanuts, eggs, ground turkey, and other food products over the past two years? Well, Michele Bachmann wants us all to eat more tainted food.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
And The Dumbest Analogy Of The Day Goes To: Rick Santorum

And The Dumbest Analogy Of The Day Goes To: Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum, comparing Medicare to ‘food insurance’ – ‘So we’re going to have food insurance. So what’s going to happen? You’re going to go and you’re going to pay the grocery store 500 bucks. Then you go to the grocery story and there are no prices on anything, shelves are full, no prices on anything. You just go and get whatever you want.’

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
North Carolina Republican Calls Gay People ‘Things’ (VIDEO)

North Carolina Republican Calls Gay People ‘Things’ (VIDEO)

North Carolina House Majority Leader, Paul Stam (R), contended in a debate with Minority Whip Rick Glazier (D), that Gay people are ‘things’ and should therefore be afforded different rights than other ‘things.’

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
She will kick the Koch out of Brown!

Liberal Hero of the Day: Elizabeth Warren 9-21-2011

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No! It’s Wonder Warren!!

by Walt Dismay· · News
Congressman Paul Ryan. Image from http://opitslinkfest.blogspot.com/2011/05/10-may-blogs-im-following-ii.html

Paul Ryan Agrees With Rick Perry That Social Security Is ‘A Ponzi Scheme’

Yesterday, Paul Ryan told conservative radio show host Laura Ingraham that he agrees with Rick Perry that Social Security is a ‘ponzi scheme.’ When asked whether Social Security is a Ponzi scheme, Ryan told the conservative radio show ‘That is how those schemes work.’

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Why Is The ‘Free Press’ Ignoring The Wall Street Protesters?

Why Is The ‘Free Press’ Ignoring The Wall Street Protesters?

It’s a campaign called ‘Occupy Wall Street’ and thousands of ordinary Americans have shown up to protest America’s greedy and fraudulent financial system. But where’s the media coverage?

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
President Obama…This Is Math, Not Class Warfare.

President Obama…This Is Math, Not Class Warfare.

The President quite rightly predicted in his speech that the Republicans will mindlessly fall back on their old worn out rhetoric of chanting ‘Class Warfare’. How predictable the foolish are… as the President said of Speaker Boehner, when given an ultimatum of ‘my way or the highway’ …that is not smart…and that’s not right.

by Teeluck Sooknarine· · News