Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dead At 76

April 20, 2014
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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dead At 76 (via Liberaland) was known not just for boxing, but for a wrongful murder conviction that highlighted racial injustice in America. John Artis, a longtime friend and caregiver, said Carter died in his sleep Sunday. Carter had been stricken with prostate cancer in Toronto…

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Barney Frank: ‘I Worked Very Well With Republicans Until The Wackos Came To Power’

April 20, 2014
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Barney Frank: ‘I Worked Very Well With Republicans Until The Wackos Came To Power’ (via Liberaland) will be premiering a film about him at the Tribeca Film Festival: Compared to What. He’s also inspired a book, Barney Frank: The Story of America’s Only Left-Handed, Gay, Jewish Congressman. Contrary to his prickly public image—stoked by countless…

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Average dog is as smart as a 2.5-year-old human

April 19, 2014
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Average Dog As Smart As 2.5-Year-Old-Human (via Liberaland) , can run for Congress as a Tea Party candidate. When it comes to comparing dogs and babies, Stanley Coren, a biologist at the University of British Columbia, has crunched the numbers for years. He estimates that dogs have a similar intelligence to…

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9-year-old Michigan boy discovers 10,000-year-old Mastodon tooth

April 19, 2014
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9-year-old Michigan boy discovers 10,000-year-old Mastodon tooth

A 9-year-old Michigan boy stumbled across a Mastodon tooth. Mastodons, contrary to creationist thinking, are a mammal species related to elephants, that existed 10,000 to 11,000 years ago. Philip Stoll told CNN on Friday, “I was walking down at the creek last summer. I felt something that I stepped on so I picked it up and…

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After shootings, KKK leader explains they’re really just a bunch of swell guys

April 19, 2014
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After shootings, KKK leader explains they’re really just a bunch of swell guys

There is no worse reminder of the dubious elements of America’s past than to reflect on the hatred perpetrated by the Ku Klux Klan, but to hear them tell it, they’re a bunch of swell guys. When 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller a former Grand Dragon of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, screamed…

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Department of Interior Asked To Investigate ALEC Bills In Wake Of Bundy Ranch Standoff

April 19, 2014
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Department of Interior Asked To Investigate ALEC Bills In Wake Of Bundy Ranch Standoff (via Breitbart Unmasked) Last week’s standoff at Bundy Ranch is still reverberating in Washington today. According to Kate Sheppard at Huffington Post, Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) has sent a letter to Mary Kendall, acting Inspector General for the Department of the Interior,…

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Schoolgirls in Nigeria Kidnapped and Feared Doomed as Sex Slaves

April 19, 2014
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Schoolgirls in Nigeria Kidnapped and Feared Doomed as Sex Slaves

This week armed men kidnapped dozens of girls from their school in Nigeria. There is widespread fear that the girls will be used as sex slaves and laborers by the Boko Haram militants who continue to terrorize the country with bombings, massacres, shootings and seizure. Studying for their exams, the girls had remained at the school in…

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Toddler shot by 3-year-old sister dies in the hospital

April 19, 2014
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Toddler shot by 3-year-old sister dies in the hospital

As reported here, a 2-year-old boy was in critical condition after being shot with a rifle by his 3-year-old sister. Unfortunately, the boy succumbed to his injuries. The toddler was shot in the stomach with a .22-caliber rifle on Friday evening, then transported to the hospital to undergo surgery.              …

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2-year-old Utah boy in critical condition after being shot by 3-year-old sister with a rifle

April 19, 2014
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2-year-old Utah boy in critical condition after being shot by 3-year-old sister with a rifle

A 2-year-old Utah boy is in surgery after he was accidentally shot in the stomach with a .22 rifle by his 3-year-old sister. It was  about 6:40 p.m. on Friday that police and medical crews responded to a call that indicated a child had been shot, according to  Lt. Mike Peterson of the Cache County…

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Desperate Candidate Offers A Free Car If He Wins

April 19, 2014
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Candidate Offers Free Car If He Wins (via Liberaland) Bob Quast, who has already threatened to “blow your balls off,” now wants to give you a car–if he gets elected. Quast, 44, is a long-shot primary candidate for the U.S. Senate from Iowa. According to LinkedIn, he is also president of Custom Limousines…

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Cliven Bundy: All we’re asking is to take away Bureaucrats’ guns

April 19, 2014
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Cliven Bundy: All we’re asking is to take away Bureaucrats’ guns

In a telephone interview Cliven Bundy explained that his/their  goal is to “disarm bureaucrats” which further adds to my claim that the right wing can only count to the Second Amendment but only if it applies to them. And that’s only if they skip over the First Amendment. He said the only thing “we’re really…

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Republicans are plagiarizing from plagiarist Sen. Rand Paul

April 19, 2014
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Republicans are plagiarizing from plagiarist Sen. Rand Paul

If you plagiarize from a plagiarist, then I guess you’re a super-duper plagiarist. Rand Paul lifted a speech in November straight from Wikipedia then tried to disappear any trace of his plagiarism. And now at least 8 Republicans have been found to be copying Rand Paul’s platform, and some of them are literally copy and…

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Nevada GOPer: Republicans Can Win Young Voters By Embracing Party’s ‘Pat Robertson Wing’

April 18, 2014
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Nevada GOPer: Republicans Can Win Young Voters By Embracing Party’s ‘Pat Robertson Wing’

Republican state assemblyman Ira Hansen went on the Janet Mefferd Show yesterday and argued that the GOP made a grave mistake in avoiding social issues such as when they removed anti-gay and anti-choice language from its official platform. Instead, he feels Republicans should reflect on another era. According to the Nevada assemblyman, Republicans are failing…

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South Carolina man explains why he was walking around Walmart naked

April 18, 2014
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South Carolina man explains why he was walking around Walmart naked

A 36-year-old South Carolina man explained why he was walking around a local Walmart naked. Police said they were called to the store just before midnight last night after store employees observed the man walking in the Health and Beauty section naked. Kevin Hughes said he was not only embarrassed, but felt as if he…

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Republican Mayor Sends Cops To Home Of Twitter Parodist, Property Was Seized, People Detained

April 18, 2014
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Repubican Mayor Sends Cops To Home Of Twitter Parodist (via Liberaland) Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis was upset that someone created a Twitter account to make fun of him. So,  naturally he called the cops on the guy. As a result, police raided a West Bluff home, seized property, and detained three people for questioning. The…

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