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America Can Learn From Norway How To Resist A Nazi Coup (VIDEO)

America Can Learn From Norway How To Resist A Nazi Coup (VIDEO)

There’s been no shortage of great articles over the past year examining the many similarities between Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler. And a startling number of Trump’s fans have demonstrated sympathy towards neo-Nazism, anti-Semitism, or some equally deplorable ideology. But few have attempted to use the actual experience of Nazism to draw constructive lessons for […]

REVEALED: This Is Who Jackie Kennedy Believed Killed JFK

REVEALED: This Is Who Jackie Kennedy Believed Killed JFK

In tapes recorded by the former First Lady Jackie Kennedy just months after the death of her husband, President John F. Kennedy, she revealed her suspicions that President Lyndon B. Johnson was behind the assassination. Recordings Locked Away The tapes were recorded by famed historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr., and had been stored in a sealed […]

Donald Trump’s Speech At The African-American History Museum Was About…Him (VIDEO)

Donald Trump’s Speech At The African-American History Museum Was About…Him (VIDEO)

Just when I was ready to give Donald Trump some props for visiting the African-American History Museum, I looked at a transcript of his remarks and realized that, as usual, he managed to make it about him. Trump started strong, commenting: “Today and every day of my presidency I pledge to do everything I can […]

The Fight For Choice, Life, And… The First Amendment? (VIDEO)

The Fight For Choice, Life, And… The First Amendment? (VIDEO)

Norma McCorvey died of heart failure today in Katy, Texas. She was 69. Her grave will undoubtedly be marked with that humble, unassuming name – Norma. Generations from now, women will walk past her without ever knowing how important she was. They won’t know that she sparked innumerable protests, that her pseudonym was synonymous with […]

Norma McCorvey, AKA Jane Roe, Dies At 69 (VIDEO)

Norma McCorvey, AKA Jane Roe, Dies At 69 (VIDEO)

Norma McCorvey, better known as Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade died on Saturday at an assisted-living facility in Texas. The cause of death was reportedly heart-related illness. Norma was just 22 years old when she made headlines as the plaintiff in the 1970-1973 U.S. Supreme Court case. She was struggling with addiction and poverty […]

Presidential Historian Predicts Trump Administration Will Not Last More Than 200 Days

Presidential Historian Predicts Trump Administration Will Not Last More Than 200 Days

Ronald L. Feinman is a professor of history at Florida Atlantic University and the author of Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama. And in an article he wrote for the History News Network, Professor Feinman has some news that is sure to make Donald Trump very angry: The current administration […]

GOP Honors Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday With An ‘Alternative Quote’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

GOP Honors Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday With An ‘Alternative Quote’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

The official Twitter account of the Republican National Committee – the self-proclaimed “party of Lincoln” – decided to commemorate President Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday by sharing one of his quotes. The quote that they chose was a nonpolitical one. It was also trite, uncontroversial, and vaguely optimistic, like something you’d find on a motivational poster in […]

Top 6 Facts About Evolution And Charles Darwin For Darwin Day (VIDEO)

Top 6 Facts About Evolution And Charles Darwin For Darwin Day (VIDEO)

Sunday was Charles Darwin’s 208th birthday, also known as Darwin Day. Here are some facts about the evolution debate, about evolution, and about Darwin himself: 1. He Waited 20 Years To Publish His Theory Charles Darwin waited around 20 years to publish his book,  The Origin of Species. Another scientist, Alfred Russel Wallace, had a similar theory […]

Chachi Tweets Out Anti-Holocaust Slogan To Attack Nordstrom For Dropping Ivanka’s Clothes

Chachi Tweets Out Anti-Holocaust Slogan To Attack Nordstrom For Dropping Ivanka’s Clothes

Apparently the moronic lemmings who support Donald Trump and his spawn are still mighty ticked off that Nordstrom decided to drop all Ivanka Trump products from their stores. But rather than express themselves in rational, intelligent ways, they go on social media and make complete fools of themselves. The latest member of the painfully clueless […]

Today Is Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday – Does Our President Understand Him? (VIDEO)

Today Is Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday – Does Our President Understand Him? (VIDEO)

Abraham Lincoln is a mythic figure in American history. Every schoolchild encounters tales of “Honest Abe” studying by candlelight, working to keep the country united, and abolishing slavery – only to die by an assassin’s bullet. And on this day in 1809, Abraham Lincoln was born. So today seems an appropriate time to reflect on […]

Instead Of Climate Science, Let’s Just Colonize The Moon (VIDEO)

Instead Of Climate Science, Let’s Just Colonize The Moon (VIDEO)

Amid all the discouraging legislation under consideration in both Congress and the White House, there’s at least one bill that deserves bipartisan support. H.R. 870, introduced Feb. 3 in the House, proposes that NASA build a colony on the moon. The bill was proposed earlier this month by Representative Bill Posey (R-Fla.). His proposal is […]

A Southern Pastor: #WeAreMuslim (VIDEO)

A Southern Pastor: #WeAreMuslim (VIDEO)

I have tried to write this article for two weeks. It feels as if I should be saying something, doing something, sharing something, anything. But every time I sit down to type, every scripture I decide to write about, every story about Jesus and his call for justice and mercy and love, just freezes my […]

Economist Intelligence Unit Downgrades US To ‘Flawed Democracy’ (VIDEO)

Economist Intelligence Unit Downgrades US To ‘Flawed Democracy’ (VIDEO)

The Economist Intelligence Unit downgraded the U.S. from a “full democracy” to a “flawed democracy” in the most recent edition of its Democracy Index. The 2016 report – subtitled “Revenge of the ‘deplorables’” – is the ninth edition of the EIU’s annual Democracy Index. The report provides a measure of how democracy fared around the […]

What Will The National Prayer Breakfast Be Like Under Trump? (VIDEO)

What Will The National Prayer Breakfast Be Like Under Trump? (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump is facing his first of the many annual events that presidents usually attend. This will be the 64th Annual National Prayer Breakfast, which is on the first Thursday in February. The first president to attend the breakfast was Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953. He called it a “wholly enjoyable occasion,” and he talked […]

Fact-Checking The President’s (GAG) Inauguration Speech (VIDEO)

Fact-Checking The President’s (GAG) Inauguration Speech (VIDEO)

Yesterday, we swore in President Donald Trump. Yes, writing that makes me gag, too. He gave a very dark and pessimistic speech. The words everyone is taking away from this is “American carnage.” It makes it sound like he thinks our country is horrible. It’s about to be with him at the helm. Here are […]

George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Starting To Feel Realistic (VIDEO)

George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Is Starting To Feel Realistic (VIDEO)

In 1949, George Orwell published one of the best pieces of dystopian fiction of the century. When I saw Trump getting sworn in, it made me think of this book. His attacks on the freedom of the press and freedom of speech could potentially lead to something like the society portrayed in this novel. Now […]

Top 8 Best Political Protest Songs (VIDEOS)

Top 8 Best Political Protest Songs (VIDEOS)

We have been creating political protest songs for centuries. Here are some of the best songs in protest songs in history: 1. Radiohead – ‘Idioteque’ Radiohead released this politically charged song in the year 2000. Their frontman, Thom Yorke, doesn’t explain his lyrics much, but the song is thought to be about climate change. Here are […]

We Miss Him Already: President Obama On Feminism (TWEETS/VIDEOS)

We Miss Him Already: President Obama On Feminism (TWEETS/VIDEOS)

President Barack Obama is the first United States president to self-identify as a feminist. Now, we have p***y-grabbing President-elect Donald Trump being sworn in tomorrow. Last year, President Obama wrote an essay on feminism for Glamor magazine. He talked about how important it is for men to help in combating sexism. He mentions the scrutiny his […]

Trump Planning ‘Show Of Military Force’ On American Streets (VIDEO)

Trump Planning ‘Show Of Military Force’ On American Streets (VIDEO)

During an interview with The Washington Post, President-elect Donald Trump went over many different political things including his 2020 re-election slogan, how awesome he is, and also how he plans on showing just how amazing our military is by having them march in parades. Now, we aren’t talking sweet small town hero parades; we are […]

Decisions, Decisions – Will Trump Swear On The Bible Or Art Of The Deal? (VIDEO)

Decisions, Decisions – Will Trump Swear On The Bible Or Art Of The Deal? (VIDEO)

This Friday, Donald Trump will take the presidential Oath of Office in an Inauguration Ceremony. It takes just 35 words to officially make someone president of the United States. It is shown in Article II, Section 1, Clause 8 of the Constitution: “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office […]

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