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Peacemaker Gorbachev Gives Warning About New Cold War (VIDEO)

Peacemaker Gorbachev Gives Warning About New Cold War (VIDEO)

Former Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev has given an ominous warning about what he sees as threatening signs of conflict emerging between the West and Russia. Speaking to German newspaper Bild the Nobel Peace prize winner said: “All the indications of a Cold War are there.” He added: “The language of politicians and the top-level military personnel is […]

Glenn Beck’s Fake College History Class Is Ridiculous (VIDEO)

Glenn Beck’s Fake College History Class Is Ridiculous (VIDEO)

Do you like American history – especially history in which the Founders never did anything wrong and the American Revolution was fought to free the slaves? History in which the Founders rejected evolution and chose creationism almost a century before Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species? If you answered a vacant-eyed “Yes,” then I […]

The Things Poor People Will Eat To Keep From Starving To Death (VIDEO)

The Things Poor People Will Eat To Keep From Starving To Death (VIDEO)

Poor people will eat just about anything to keep from starving to death. There are some absolutely horrid things and a few things that are still eaten today. 1. Peanut Butter Stuffed Onions Food historians Andrew Coe and Jane Ziegelman, authors of A Square Meal, prepared peanut butter stuffed onions once. Ziegelman said the experience of eating […]

Why President Trump Is The Most Premature Lame Duck In U.S. History (VIDEO)

Why President Trump Is The Most Premature Lame Duck In U.S. History (VIDEO)

There are some things in this world that you can rely upon. A steady stream of well-wishers on your birthday. An eruption of zits on the eve of a first date. An argument with your spouse two days into a three-week vacation. An argument with the in-laws two hours into a three-day stay. You can almost set […]

Why I Admire ‘The Most Hated Woman In America’ (VIDEO)

Why I Admire ‘The Most Hated Woman In America’ (VIDEO)

Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t yet seen the film The Most Hated Woman In America, information in this article could spoil the plot. Read at your own risk.  Netflix released its latest original film on Friday, The Most Hated Woman in America. It follows the life story of Madalyn Murray O’Hair, the founder of American Atheists and activist […]

Girl Scouts Celebrate Women’s History Month And It’s AMAZING! (VIDEO)

Girl Scouts Celebrate Women’s History Month And It’s AMAZING! (VIDEO)

A group of New York area Girl Scouts celebrated Women’s History Month with a lesson they will never forget. They were selected out of 300 other groups for a photo shoot where they fully transformed themselves into iconic women for the day. The Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) collaborated on this project with Tricia Messeroux, the creator and photographer of […]

Fun! The Senate Torture Report Re-Made Into A Graphic Novel (VIDEO)

Fun! The Senate Torture Report Re-Made Into A Graphic Novel (VIDEO)

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s torture report isn’t exactly pleasure reading. It outlines how the CIA developed and deployed a system of black sites around the world to torture people implicated in terrorism during the George W. Bush administration. Now Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón have adapted the report into a haunting graphic novel. The SIC […]

Sessions Seeking Resignation Of 46 Obama-Appointed US Attorneys (TWEET)

Sessions Seeking Resignation Of 46 Obama-Appointed US Attorneys (TWEET)

In an historically unprecedented move, Attorney General Sessions has called for the immediate resignation of 46 Obama-era U.S. attorneys. The reasoning cites “transitional purposes,” ensuring a smooth exit from one presidential administration and a smooth entrance into another. Jeff Sessions has asked all the remaining Obama-appointed U.S. Attorneys to resign, per DOJ spot. pic.twitter.com/xtuK9woGjg — Ryan J. […]

13 AMAZING Women We Should Celebrate On International Women’s Day (VIDEO)

13 AMAZING Women We Should Celebrate On International Women’s Day (VIDEO)

Today, March 8, 2017, is International Women’s Day. Google featured 13 excellent women on the Google Doodle to honor this day. Here is a little bit on information about each of them: 1. Ida B. Wells Ida B. Wells was a Civil Rights activist and journalist. She was born a slave in 1862, and freed […]

President Bannon Is Leading US To Disaster – Trump Totally Clueless (TWEETS)

President Bannon Is Leading US To Disaster – Trump Totally Clueless (TWEETS)

We’ve been watching this shit show for over a month and becoming increasingly unsure that our country will survive the Trump presidency. Could it be that the Simpsons was spot-on when President Lisa Simpson had to come in after a disastrous Trump presidency and fix the country? It wouldn’t be the first time The Simpsons correctly […]

Megan Phelps-Roper: Why I Left The Westboro Baptist Church (VIDEO)

Megan Phelps-Roper: Why I Left The Westboro Baptist Church (VIDEO)

The Westboro Baptist Church is a hate group and religious cult headed by the Phelps family. They are known for their protests with the signs saying, “God hates fags.” They protest at soldiers’ funerals and other inappropriate places. After the shooting at the gay nightclub in Orlando last year, they protested the memorials for the […]

This Quote From The Founding Fathers Is GUARANTEED TO Drive Islamophobic ‘Christian’ Trumpers INSANE (VIDEO)

This Quote From The Founding Fathers Is GUARANTEED TO Drive Islamophobic ‘Christian’ Trumpers INSANE (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban has the full support of the Religious Right in part because they believe that the U.S. government should show favoritism toward Christians. Often you hear Republicans describe America as a “Christian nation.” This form of bigotry and religious manifest destiny allows Republicans to close their hearts to the plights of Muslim […]

House Republicans Helping President Trump Hide His Tax Returns (VIDEO)

House Republicans Helping President Trump Hide His Tax Returns (VIDEO)

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) proposed a resolution to allow the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to turn over President Donald Trump’s tax returns using an obscure law. Sounds like a great idea, but the House voted 229-118 to reject it. Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said this about it in a statement: “Tonight, House Republicans made themselves […]

Historical Origins Of The Term ‘Bleeding-Heart Liberal’ (VIDEO)

Historical Origins Of The Term ‘Bleeding-Heart Liberal’ (VIDEO)

Many right-wingers just love to use the term “bleeding-heart liberal” to describe us. They especially use it when we talk about compassion and inclusion for everyone. You may have heard it if you spend any amount of time debating with conservatives. What Does ‘Bleeding-Heart Liberal’ Mean? This is the definition from Urban Dictionary: “A person […]

President George Washington’s Famous Newport Letter Puts Donald Trump’s Islamophobic Bigotry To Shame (VIDEO)

President George Washington’s Famous Newport Letter Puts Donald Trump’s Islamophobic Bigotry To Shame (VIDEO)

George Washington, the first U.S. president and one of America’s founding fathers, had a very different point of view than President Donald Trump when it came to the issue of religious tolerance. While Trump has made his political career all about demonizing and setting his followers against Muslims, Washington was of the mindset that America should […]

WATCH: CPAC Organizer Tries To Paint ‘Alt-Right’ As A ‘Left-Wing Fascist’ Group

WATCH: CPAC Organizer Tries To Paint ‘Alt-Right’ As A ‘Left-Wing Fascist’ Group

If there’s one thing conservatives are really, really good at, it’s rewriting history to suit their needs. You see, history has a known liberal bias, and they don’t like that. So they latch onto monikers and gaslight people into believing that conservatives have done good things in history. Of course, the facts tell a different […]

Dictatorship? Oligarchy? Plutocracy? This Infographic Will Get You Up To Speed

Dictatorship? Oligarchy? Plutocracy? This Infographic Will Get You Up To Speed

With so much press, so many media outlets, private bloggers, and political rhetoric these days it is hard to fully understand everything that is thrown out there. Words like dictatorship and fascism are used on the regular to strike fear and remembrance of a time where that type of rule meant poverty and death for […]

REVEALED: Kellyanne Conway’s Hubby Is Guy Who Tipped Off Drudge On Shape Of Clinton’s D*ck (VIDEO)

REVEALED: Kellyanne Conway’s Hubby Is Guy Who Tipped Off Drudge On Shape Of Clinton’s D*ck (VIDEO)

Back in the 2016 presidential debates, the now-President Donald Trump brought in women who accused former President Bill Clinton of sexual assault. One of those women was Paula Jones, whose case led to Clinton’s impeachment. In 1991, Jones was an aide to then-Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton. She was just 24 years old at the time, […]

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 […]

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