From the department of: If there was any doubt America is becoming a plutocracy

August 5, 2013
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    Halliburton, that huge multi-national conglomerate best known for Dick Cheney (who was given over $34 million  by Halliburton as he took on the job of VP – that gift before taking office paid back by the contracts received in the Iraq War), the Iraq War (they made over $39 billion on that war) and…

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Report: Boston Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev had right-wing extremist literature

August 5, 2013
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Report: Boston Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev had right-wing extremist literature

One of the brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston bombings was in possession of right-wing American literature in the run-up to the attack, BBC Panorama has learned. According to their article, months were spent speaking exclusively with friends of the bombers in order to understand the roots of their radicalisation. Tamerlan was always thought of…

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Officials: A guy donated $100,000 to Sen. Mitch McConnell two months after he died

August 5, 2013
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Officials: A guy donated $100,000 to Sen. Mitch McConnell two months after he died

A Kentucky Super PAC supporting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election reported Wednesday that it had received a $100,000 contribution from Houston home builder and GOP mega-donor Bob Perry on June 3. The problem is that Perry had been dead for nearly two months.           Officials with the super PAC, Kentuckians for…

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Images: Stuff Conservatives sell at the Republican Booth at the Wisconsin State Fair

August 5, 2013
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Images: Stuff Conservatives sell at the Republican Booth at the Wisconsin State Fair

The following images of t-shirts, caps and bumper stickers are being sold at the Republican Party booth at the Wisconsin State Fair. Republicans really need to redo their GOP outreach efforts from top to bottom. As our friends at Blogging Blue put it, ‘Meet your kindler, gentler, ‘less racist’ Wisconsin GOP.        …

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Alabama: 2 women get into a fight, one is stabbed, 2 year-old boy is shot

August 4, 2013
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Alabama: 2 women get into a fight, one is stabbed, 2 year-old boy is shot

In Tuscaloosa, Alabama, a 2 year-old child was shot and a woman stabbed during what was described  as a fight between two women, according to police. At around 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, the two women got into a fight around at an apartment complex. One 33 year-old woman was stabbed in the upper arm, then…

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Stuff Conservatives on Twitter want to give Obama for his birthday: Loaded gun, assisted suicide, gay sex

August 4, 2013
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Stuff Conservatives on Twitter want to give Obama for his birthday: Loaded gun, assisted suicide, gay sex

Today marks President Barack Obama’s 52nd birthday, and most of us wish him well. On Twitter conservatives created the hashtag #ObamaBirthdayPresents which is full of Republican ‘logic’. They wish him a loaded gun, suicide assistance, a prayer rug, among other gifts to express their butthurt feelings because he won TWICE, holla! Most of the tweets…

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Florida Puppeteer for Christian TV to serve 20 years for child porn, fantasized about dismembering children

August 4, 2013
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Florida Puppeteer for Christian TV to serve 20 years for child porn, fantasized about dismembering children

58 year-old Florida Christian puppeteer Ronald William Brown was arrested last year on charges of possession of child pornography and conspiracy to kidnap a child. Warning: This story gets much worse. This week he was convicted of possession of child pornography. Brown openly fantasized online about murdering, cooking and eating children and will serve 20 years in…

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Fox Host Chris Wallace slammed Eric Cantor and it was glorious,”Why not do what the House is supposed to do?”

August 4, 2013
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Fox Host Chris Wallace slammed Eric Cantor and it was glorious,”Why not do what the House is supposed to do?”

Fox News’s Chris Wallace smacked down House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and House Republicans for failing to pass key appropriations before the government runs out of money in September, and pointed out the  40th Obamacare repeal vote which the GOP knew would not pass anyway. Cantor tap danced around the issue, but Wallace pulled…

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Gov Scott Walker compared himself to FDR, Roosevelt’s grandson says they have nothing in common

August 4, 2013
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Gov Scott Walker compared himself to FDR, Roosevelt’s grandson says they have nothing in common

Governor Scott Walker recently likened himself to  Franklin Delano Roosevelt in an attempt to justify his assault of on union rights. Walker is in campaign-mode, so he’s comparing himself to the Democratic hero who once said, “We had to struggle with the old enemies of peace—business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism,…

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Mind Boggling Video: The billionaire brothers have Detriot all Koched up and it’s disgusting

August 3, 2013
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Mind Boggling Video: The billionaire brothers have Detriot all Koched up and it’s disgusting

There’s a looming black cloud over Detroit, and the Koch brothers own it. A stunning video was released displaying the  high-carbon, high-sulfur cloud – waste from Canadian tar sands – shipped from Alberta to Detroit, a virtual mountainous heap of pollution over the city. It is the the dirtiest potential energy source ever – illegally stored by the Koch Brothers along the Detroit…

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Michele Bachmann wants Rep Charlie Rangel to apologize to the Tea Party for ‘outrageous comments’

August 3, 2013
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Michele Bachmann wants Rep Charlie Rangel to apologize to the Tea Party for ‘outrageous comments’

Michele Bachmann, who has said some of the most outrageous comments about others, wants Rep. Charlie Rangel to apologize to Tea Party members. Bachmann, a tea party darling, is referring to Rangel’s remarks yesterday in an interview with the Daily Beast. Bachmann has offended just about every group of Americans except for white tea partiers,…

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Alison Grimes: “If the doctors told Sen. McConnell he had a kidney stone, he would refuse to pass it”

August 3, 2013
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Alison Grimes: “If the doctors told Sen. McConnell he had a kidney stone, he would refuse to pass it”

The Kentucky Senate race began with a bang this weekend as Alison Grimes (D) looked at Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) at the state’s annual Fancy Farm picnic and said, “If the doctors told Sen. McConnell he had a kidney stone, he would refuse to pass it.” Grimes also pointed out that Rand Paul wasn’t in…

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Gay Couple forced to sit in the back of the bus for holding hands

August 3, 2013
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Gay Couple forced to sit in the back of the bus for holding hands

During the week of Albuquerque’s Pride Festival a gay couple flew into the city to celebrate. But after the two men got on a shuttle bus, the driver at the airport forced them to sit in the back of the bus because they were holding hands. Although this occurred a month ago, the couple said…

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Tea Party crowd cheers after President Obama is called a “Foreign born American hating communist”

August 3, 2013
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Tea Party crowd cheers after President Obama is called a “Foreign born American hating communist”

The Tea Party still exists. It’s just that they have not changed or evolved in their positions and the public is weary of them regurgitating the same illiterate statements which are never based in fact. A Tea Party crowd cheered as one of them said President Obama is a “foreign born American hating communist.” And…

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Man wakes up after a night of heavy drinking, finds out his penis has disappeared

August 3, 2013
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Man wakes up after a night of heavy drinking, finds out his penis has disappeared

A 64 year-old Dominican man passed out after drinking, then woke up without his penis. Geraldo Ramos of Santiago told a local TV station that he doesn’t remember how he came to lose his “intimate member,” but certainly recalls being rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery after its mysterious disappearance, Gawker reports.    …

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