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|NH-Sen: Planned Parenthood & Other Goups Slam Kelly Ayotte's (R) Sham OTC Birth Control Bill
|Westboro Baptist Church tries to protest Ireland's equality vote, fails in spectacular fashion
Westboro Baptist members struggling to show Ireland in distress Upset about Ireland's vote to legalize same-sex marriage, the nutjobs at the Westboro Baptist Church staged and protest and ...
|Jon Stewart has been quietly running a training program to place veterans in television/movie jobs
|AL-Sen: CREDO Action Goes After Richard Shelby's (R) Wall Street Wish List Bill
Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: The Republican head of the Senate banking ...
|NV-Sen: Catherine Cortez Masto (D) Calls On Congress To Pass The Every Child Deserves A Family Act
Received this e-mail today from former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto's (D. NV) U.S. Senate campaign:
|PA-Sen: Pat Toomey (R) Votes Against Seniors, Jobs, Training Our Workforce & Consumer Protection
Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign:
|AZ-Sen: Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D) Jumps Into The Race To Win John McCain's (R) Senate Seat
Things just got a whole lot more exciting in the Arizona U.S. Senate Race: http://atr.rollcall.com/ann-kirkpatrick-to-challenge-john-mccain-in-arizona-senate/
|NY elementary principal shames poor students, keeps them from attending end-of-year school carnival
|In case you're an emergency, break my glass.
"Where are we headed?" she said. "To a bar" I said. "a land without feelings or genuine interest In order To reduce the awareness of Our mortality thru sin, vice, and false language in a failed ...
|Media figures lament decline of British Empire
Quite a nice lady, in fact. Fareed Zakaria, who shouldn't be published anywhere considering ...
|SHOCKING NEWS: Economists Link Big Banks Use of Credit Default Swaps to 2008 Financial Collapse
It my seem strange to anyone who has followed the debate over the causes of the 2008 housing bubble collapse and the resulting financial crisis that triggered the "Great Recession," but it took ...
|High School Art Exhibit Attacked By Cops for Depicting Police Brutality
Many, many police officers and their supporters are going ape shit very upset at a group of student artists at Westfield High School in New Jersey for daring ...
|The Irish win the internet as thousands head #HomeToVote for equality
Naomi O'Leary captures the scene on a train #HomeToVote The Irish are headed to the polls today for a nationwide vote on same-sex marriage and thousands of Irish citizens have gone to extraordinary ...
|Incredible! Man drinks beer using prosthetic arm and mind-reading chip in brain (VIDEO)
Erik Sorto enjoying his first 12 oz lift. A gunshot wound 13 years ago left Erik Sorto paralyzed, unable to do even the simplest of tasks by himself. But now, thanks to the miracles of modern ...
|Mike Huckabee unleashes tirade in defense of the Duggar family and molestation charges
Mike Huckabee poses with Josh Duggar Proving once again that he is not a serious 2016 presidential candidate, this morning Mike Huckabee unleashed a tirade against ...
|Due to historic drought, California forced to take extreme measures to save the salmon||Jen Hayden||05/22/2015||3|
|France takes unprecedented step to crack down on food waste and help citizens in need
France taking dramatic steps to reduce waste. In the United States, an estimated (and astounding) 430 billion ...
|Write On! Pacing
Hello, writers. Last week we talked about making time pass in a narrative. Now I’d like to talk about a related area, pacing. Pacing a story well means spending as little time as possible over ...
|HI-Sen: Brian Schatz (D) Fights Back Against Fast Tracking The TPA
U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D. HI), who has been an adamant opponent of the TPP, is now focusing on stopping the TPA:
|That Michigan pastor who was outed on Grindr? He nearly shamed a gay teen into committing suicide
Tyler Kish recalls Pastor Matt Makela's heartless counseling Yesterday we covered Pastor Matt Makela, the anti-gay Michigan ...
|One Oregon town wants to start issuing $500 fines for stinky marijuana
Don't smoke that stinky bud in Pendleton, Oregon! Beginning July 1, 2015, adults over the age of 21 will be able to legally possess, use and cultivate marijuana in Oregon, following similar efforts ...
|Woman who ran over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote against Obama is headed to prison
One less voter for the 2016 election. Thanks, Obama: A judge has sentenced an Arizona woman to 3 ½ years in prison for running over her husband with an SUV ...
|Hearing 'Bohemian Rhapsody' on a 110-year-old fairground organ is oddly perfect (VIDEO)
Gorgeous, in all ways. Old school craftsmanship meets vintage rock and roll in the video age. The result? Oddly amazing and perfect:
|IL-Sen: Mark Kirk (R) Gets His Facts Wrong Regarding Nelson Mandela & South Africa's Nuclear Program
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R. IL) has been pushing his Iran Sanctions Bill which would greatly undermine President Obama's negotiations with Iran: http://www.niacouncil.org/much-more-is-needed-from-...
|President of Boy Scouts calls for an end to the ban on gay Scout leaders||Jen Hayden||05/21/2015||64|
|In Defense of Shaun King
Let's begin by being honest. Shaun King is a polarizing figure. He has a very specific point of view when it comes to American police forces and their dealings with African Americans, and he is ...
|Questions for kos on Clinton (and some meta observations)
kos, in your piece from The Hill declaring Clinton a "true liberal," and in your own front page post essentially making the same case, The optimist's case for Hillary Clinton , you spoke not one ...
|I need a toaster with some bodies on it.
What do we haunt? the shell of our former selves When do we haunt it? *averts gaze* Always make one unobtainable goal so when you've completed your real goals this fucker will keep the infinite ...
|CA-Sen: Watch Kamala Harris (D) Rock The California Democratic Party Convention
Received this e-mail today from Attorney General Kamala Harris' (D. CA) U.S. Senate campaign:
|Aetna gets huge fine in Missouri for not enough autism coverage and too much abortion coverage
Jay Nixon announces a mixed bag settlement with Aetna First, the good news. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced a $4.5 million ...
|MD-Sen: Donna Edwards (D) Goes After The Medicare Cuts In The TPP||poopdogcomedy||05/20/2015||6|
|Iconic Grateful Dead memorabilia stolen from auction house
This well-known painting was among the stolen loot. Not cool, man. Not cool: More than $75,000 worth of ...
|WA-Gov & Sen: PPP Has Inslee (D) & Murray (D) Starting Off Looking Strong For Re-Election
Some good news today from PPP out of Washington: http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main/2015/05/washington-voters-grow-further-in-support-of-gay-marriage-marijuana-background-checks....
|WI-Sen: Sherrod Brown (D. OH) Helps Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)
Received this e-mail from one of my favorite U.S. ...
|Anti-gay pastor in Michigan resigns after–well, you can probably guess
Secret hypocritical double life? There's an app for that. Reverend Matthew Makela was recently listed on the St. John's Lutheran Church website as a devoted husband and father of five children. But,
|MO-Sen: Jason Kander (D) & VoteVets Push Congress To Give Veterans Free Access To Public Parks
Received this e-mail today from VoteVets and Secretary of State Jason Kander's (D. MO) U.S. Senate campaign: I ...
|CT-Sen: Richard Blumenthal (D) Keeps Up The Fight For Mandatory GMO Labeling
Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D. CT): As a dad, it’s always been ...
|California pipeline bursts near popular Santa Barbara beach, 4-mile-long oil slick on beaches
A portion of the 4-mile-wide oil spill near Santa Barbara, CA Campers at popular Refugio State Beach in California were alarmed by noxious fumes and notified authorities, who discovered ...
|Hey Clinton Campaign, keep on ignoring Beltway Media
Why even bother? Well, you guys went ahead and did a press avail, and ...
|WI-Sen: Ron Johnson (R), 'I May Trust Ayatollah Over Obama On Details Of Iran Deal'
More words of insanity from one of the most vulnerable Tea Part U.S. Senators: http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/senate-homeland-security-chairman-ayatollah-could-be-more-tr?utm_term=.
|After statement linking earthquakes and fracking, oil tycoon tried to have scientists fired||Jen Hayden||05/19/2015||10|
|Four cancer charities scammed $187 million in donations, much of it intended for kids with cancer
Charities were used as fronts to scam a fortune, at the expense of kids with cancer. Some very bad people made one hell of a living off donations intended for cancer research and support:
|Pennsylvania Governor: Decriminalize marijuana. Current laws are ripping families apart.
Upon testimony from doctors and patients, Pennsylvania considers common sense approach to marijuana. It has taken decades to get this point in our society, but key politicians are getting on the ...
|The Girl Scouts of America announce they will accept transgender kids
Hurray for the Girl Scouts! Even as the Boy Scouts of America continue struggling to come up with non-discriminatory practices, the Girl Scouts of America are announcing ...
|PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 5/15/15 Edition
Received this e-mail today from Joe Sestak's (D. PA) U.S. Senate campaign: For close to a year, we have ...
|PA-Sen: Pat Toomey (R) Insists He's Not Holding Up A Judicial Nominee He's Holding Up
And so the ridiculous saga of the Tea Party U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and the judicial nominee he recommended that he's delaying a vote for continues: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/13/
|WI-Sen: PCCC Wastes No Time Helping Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)
Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee in support of former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold's (D. WI) comeback bid against Tea Party U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (...
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