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Erin Nanasi

Erin Nanasi is the creator of the Facebook page We Are Legitimate, the founder of We Are Woman and the writer behind The Bachmann Diaries: Satirical Excerpts from Michele Bachmann's Fictional Diary. By day, Erin is a mom, wife, writer and activist. By night, she sleeps.
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The Book of Genesis Disproves Creationism

According to the book of Genesis, the book creationists point to as proof the Earth is less than 10,000 years old, on the fourth day of creation, God made two lights, the sun and the moon. Except the moon isn't a light.
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The Super Bowl, Safety Nets, and Xenophobia

The Super Bowl was played this past Sunday, between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos. From Coca-Cola to John Elway, Super Bowl Sunday has a knack for exposing some people's true colors.

Do as I Say, Not as I Do

Have you ever noticed that conservatives really don't "get it?" By "it," I mean the way their party treats them. For the past twenty or so years, the conservative party has convinced its own voters that their racist, bigoted and discriminatory practices don't affect them, they only affect liberals.
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Why You Can Never Reason with a Fundamentalist

Ron Webb, a council member in Louisiana, drafted legislation to repeal an anti-discrimination bill. Webb used the Bible to back up his bigotry, but what Ms. Raintree did during a council meeting was wondrous to behold.

Misogyny 101

Misogyny, according to Merriam-Webster, is "a hatred of women." That's it. Nothing subtle, just a hatred of women. Unfortunately, the word is often applied in situations where it's not really warranted.
Sociopaths of the GOP

The Sociopaths of the GOP

Most sociopaths are different than psychotics; sociopaths often do not kill or physically harm others. You can be married to, or work for a sociopath and never know. You can even vote for one.
Chris Christie

This isn’t the End for Chris Christie, He’s a Republican

Chris Christie found himself in a wee bit of trouble this week, but this is a Republican we're talking about, not a Democrat. Republicans are not held to the same standards as anyone else in any other political party
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Steve Snyder-Hill and Rick Santorum: A Tale of Two Men

Snyder-Hill has become a world famous gay rights activist thanks in part to ex-Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, who's moving closer to obscurity.
Commandment Against Homosexuality

Where is the Commandment Against Homosexuality?

If being LGBT is a sin, why isn't it in the Ten Commandments?
Gift Ideas for Republicans

Some Gift Ideas for Republicans this Christmas

What will that jolly old elf put in right wing stockings Christmas Eve? Can you fit empathy in a sock? Doubtful, which begs the question: What in the world will conservative politicians and pundits wake up to on December 25th?
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If Newtown Couldn’t Change Us, What Will?

In the 12 months since that man slaughtered his mother, 20 first grade children and 6 educators, there have been 26 more school shootings in America and we have lost 194 children aged 12 and under to gun violence.
Stuart Varney

Stuart Varney: A Christmas Villain Who Doesn’t Want Redemption

Almost every holiday story has a villain, from the Grinch to Ebeneezer Scrooge to Frank Shirley. Most of the fictional holiday villains are redeemed by the end of the story, but not the real Stuart Varney.
death of nelson mandela

A Light Extinguished: The Death of Nelson Mandela

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who served 27 years in prison for his anti-apartheid activities has died at age 95
White Jesus

Happy Un-Birthday, White Jesus

Christian fundamentalists need to get over the fact that Jesus wasn't white or born in December
John Stossel

John Stossel’s Annual Shaming of the Homeless

For the past few years John Stossel has doned a fake beard, grubby clothes and spent a whole hour pretending to be homeless on the streets of New York City, Mr. Stossel then appears on Fox to justify his hatred of the most vulnerable in our society.

Don’t Blame Walmart

Walmart has announced once again that they will be open on Thanksgiving Day. Most of their employees will work at least a few hours, taking them away from their families and friends on a day typically off-limits when it comes to retail. And people are blaming Walmart, when in fact, the blame falls on us.
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Open Carry Texas are Terrorists

The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America held their local meeting in a Tex-Mex restaurant. As the moms were eating lunch, members of Open Carry Texas, a "gun rights" organization armed with handguns and assault rifles, and accompanied by children, proceeded to stand in the parking lot and wave their guns around.
Madison Kimrey

Madison Kimrey is No Prop

Madison Kimrey is a 12-year old girl from Burlington, North Carolina. She is a fiery and passionate political activist in a state being run into the ground by its governor, Pat McCrory. She recently appeared on MSNBC with Melissa Harris Perry and Al Sharpton.

Vacation Discrimination: An interview with Dr. Tim Seelig

There are companies available whose sole job is to make planning and taking a vacation as stress-free as possible. In the case of Best Vacations Ever, they will be more than happy to do that in exchange for you attending a 90-minute seminar on time shares. Oh, but only if you're straight.
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A False Equivalence: Are Democrats and Republicans Really the same?

We have two political parties in America: Democrats and Republicans. As of this moment, those are our choices. Many people believe we need a third party, another option when it comes to elections, and they may be right. For now, however, we have Blue and Red