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The damage Republicans are causing to our middle-class is beyond contemptible
Hillary Clinton is not the best potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, she isn't even the best woman
It's easy to tell Republicans to practice what they preach, but In this case, you definitely don't want to preach what they practice
Mo Brooks wants Republican voters to believe that "white is the new black"
Rick Perry is following a long line of Republicans who blame Obama for their own misdeeds and failures
The World Economic Forum has listed water as third on the 2014 global risk chart. Water is actually more valuable than gold in economic terms and crucial to human survival. Here are a few stories that are raising its price and other concerns regarding our drinking water supply.
Pope Francis recently shared several tips for finding happiness with Argentinian weekly “Viva.” When you read the list, It is apparent that, intentional or not, the list takes square aim at the conservative, religious wing of the Republican Party. I hope they are listening.
The Michigan GOP have always been a special kind of nutty. But their latest stunt has a sort of James-Bond-after-dementia-has-set-in feel to it. This is a tale of two inept spies, one lost micro SD chip, and Michigan Republican debauchery.
Tony Dungy, the first African American coach to win a Super Bowl, when questioned about the drafting of an openly gay player made it perfectly clear: Hate still exists in the NFL. Recently Dungy stated on national television that he “wouldn't have drafted Michael Sam.” Why? “Because things will happen.”
When it comes to American stupidity, it appears the sky is the limit. Just look at some recent headlines in the news: “Poll: Some Don’t Know Obamacare, Affordable Care Act are the Same Thing,” “A Third of Americans Can’t Name Any First Amendment Rights.” Americans are definitely suffering from a scholarship problem.
While the Hobby Lobby case has garnered the most fame, there were 100 lawsuits filed in total challenging the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act. The National Organization for Women list the Dirty 100 on its website. Here are five of the most bigoted ones.
Christopher Lopez died on a cold concrete floor of a prison cell at San Carlos Correctional Facility. He did not die alone in his cell, but in front of several guards that deemed his unresponsive state a behavioral problem. Only Mr. Lopez was not being uncooperative, he was experiencing a serious medical event.
While the Democrats have an uphill battle, it is still possible for them to maintain control in the midterm elections. Here are five reasons Democrats just might hold on to control of the Senate.
Later this week, Operation American Spring (OAS) is planning a protest on the National Mall in Washington. For OAS, the 2016 election is too long to wait. They want a revolution right now. There is no doubt they will fail, but the very fact that they exist speaks to the lack of education among the voting electorate.
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is about to allow one of metro Detroit’s biggest polluter’s to release even more toxins into the atmosphere. The steel plant, Severstal Dearborn, is already located in Michigan’s most polluted zip code.