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Father Responds To His Son’s Coming Out Of The Closet By Scalding Him With Boiling Water (VIDEO)

Father Responds To His Son’s Coming Out Of The Closet By Scalding Him With Boiling Water (VIDEO)

News sources in the Philippines are reporting that 19 year-old Edmund Padilla suffered first degree burns over much of his body after his father Erano, poured scalding water on him. Erano told police that he was drunk at the time and became enraged after Edmund informed him that like 2 other siblings, he too was gay.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Tennessee Bill: It’s OK To Bully Gay Kids If You’re A Christian Or A Republican.

Tennessee Bill: It’s OK To Bully Gay Kids If You’re A Christian Or A Republican.

The Tennessee GOP steps up its bigotry and proves, yet again, that Republicans are less interested in helping the country and more interested in hurting those they don’t like.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Florida Republican Introduces Bill Criminalizing Abortion – Calling For Life In Prison

Florida Republican Introduces Bill Criminalizing Abortion – Calling For Life In Prison

At 10%, Florida has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. Rather than deal with the difficult issues, one Florida lawmaker chose to fling red meat to the state’s rabid religious right (and presumably the for-profit prison industry), in hopes that they would be distracted from their dollar menu diets and untreated illnesses.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Santorum Claims We All Misheard Him – He’s Against Helping ‘Blah People’ (VIDEO)

Santorum Claims We All Misheard Him – He’s Against Helping ‘Blah People’ (VIDEO)

In a campaign setting in Iowa, Presidential contender, Rick Santorum was caught on video saying that he didn’t want to ‘make black people’s lives better’ by providing public assistance. But is that what he said? You judge.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Tea Party Darling Scott Brown Attacks Gingrich For Being Too Extreme And Sides With Obama

Tea Party Darling Scott Brown Attacks Gingrich For Being Too Extreme And Sides With Obama

In a moment of clarity, Scott Brown (R-MA), called out Newt Gingrich on his statements about the Supreme Court, in which he said that Congress should be able to impeach sitting members of the court, after placing them under arrest, for disagreeable rulings.

New Hampshire Republicans To Require All Bills To Cite English Magna Carta

New Hampshire Republicans To Require All Bills To Cite English Magna Carta

New Hampshire Republicans are taking it a step further and bypass the Constitution entirely. They want to require all bills to cite a sentence from the Magna Carta itself.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Newt Gingrich Claims The Founding Fathers Would Be Violent Towards Marijuana Growers (VIDEO)

Newt Gingrich Claims The Founding Fathers Would Be Violent Towards Marijuana Growers (VIDEO)

During a town hall event in New Hampshire on Wednesday, Newt Gingrich falsely stated that the Founding Fathers would violently oppose Americans who grow and use marijuana today.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
15 Year Old Girl Deported To Colombia As 22 Year Old Illegal Immigrant

15 Year Old Girl Deported To Colombia As 22 Year Old Illegal Immigrant

How is this possible? No one seems to know.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Obama Recess Appointment Fills Consumer Watchdog Post – The Left Whines

Obama Recess Appointment Fills Consumer Watchdog Post – The Left Whines

Senate Republicans have been doing what Senate Republicans do best, obstructing the progress that Obama tries to accomplish. Today, the President took action. Expect more in the future.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Bachmann Out – Can A Woman Achieve The White House?

Bachmann Out – Can A Woman Achieve The White House?

After receiving just 5% of the vote (last place among the major contenders) in last night’s Iowa caucus, Michele Bachmann has called it quits. Bachmann’s been floundering for a while, but still, I find myself a little melancholy this morning. The only woman in the race is gone and I wonder if she ever stood a chance.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Rick Santorum A Close Second In Iowa. Is He A ‘Friend’ Of The LGBT Community Or Simply A Bigoted Religious Extremist?

Rick Santorum A Close Second In Iowa. Is He A ‘Friend’ Of The LGBT Community Or Simply A Bigoted Religious Extremist?

GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum said recently in an interview with Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren that he ‘has nothing against gay people.’ Really, Rick?

by The Progressive Cop· · News
Santorum Almost Comes From Behind, But Romney Pulls Out A Win With 8 Vote Lead

Santorum Almost Comes From Behind, But Romney Pulls Out A Win With 8 Vote Lead

It was a razor close race, but Iowa has chosen. Mitt Romney pulled out a close victory over Rick Santorum, winning by a very narrow margin. Despite being tied at 25% of the vote apiece, Romney scratched out an eight vote victory. Here are the results.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Fox Ignores Ron Paul Coming In Close Third In Iowa. Declares Race To Be Only “Two Way”

Fox Ignores Ron Paul Coming In Close Third In Iowa. Declares Race To Be Only “Two Way”

Fair and Balanced? Tell that to Ron Paul.

by Walt Dismay· · News
NYPD Arrests Operators Of Occupy Wall Street Livestream

NYPD Arrests Operators Of Occupy Wall Street Livestream

In the absence of traditional media coverage that Tea Party protests enjoyed, the Occupy movement has been largely ignored and has had to rely on cell phone footage and livestream internet feeds to show the American public what’s been happening.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
God Told Pat Robertson Who The Next President Will Be, But Robertson Won’t Tell Us (VIDEO)

God Told Pat Robertson Who The Next President Will Be, But Robertson Won’t Tell Us (VIDEO)

Pat Robinson, sounding more like a four year old than an octogenarian, said that he has spent the last week asking God who the next President would be, and God told him, but it’s a secret.

NYC Bomber Arrested Following Attacks on 5 Buildings (VIDEOS)

NYC Bomber Arrested Following Attacks on 5 Buildings (VIDEOS)

New York City Police are reporting that a suspect has been arrested for the fire bombings of 5 sites, an Islamic community center, a Hindu temple and two private homes. The attacks are being treated as hate crimes.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News
Rick Santorum Doubles Down, Says States Have Right To Declare Birth Control Illegal (VIDEO)

Rick Santorum Doubles Down, Says States Have Right To Declare Birth Control Illegal (VIDEO)

Without a doubt, Rick Santorum is the most dangerous threat to women in the Republican Presidential race. He believes premarital sex should be outlawed, believes women have no right to accessible medical care, and that contraceptives should be illegal.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Santorum Calls Ron Paul ‘Disgusting’

Santorum Calls Ron Paul ‘Disgusting’

There is something very 2012 about an election where the worst thing you can say about a candidate is that he believes in a woman’s right to choose and that he is against the second amendment.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
The Circus is Leaving Iowa And Coming To a Town Near You

The Circus is Leaving Iowa And Coming To a Town Near You

This year the people of Iowa have had almost exclusive access to the Republican presidential candidates for over six months and just about the only thing we can all agree on is that we don’t like any of them.

Would You Like Some Santorum On Your Salad? Iowa Restaurant Names Salad Dish After Rick Santorum

Would You Like Some Santorum On Your Salad? Iowa Restaurant Names Salad Dish After Rick Santorum

In what has to be the most hilarious and the grossest story of 2012 thus far, the Pizza Ranch restaurant is preparing to name a salad after GOP Presidential candidate and serial homophobe Rick Santorum.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News