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The Supreme Court Could Decide American Unions’ Fate Early Next Year (Video)

The Supreme Court Could Decide American Unions’ Fate Early Next Year (Video)

Last year, public sector unions dodged a bullet after the U.S. Supreme Court deadlocked on the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA) case that threatened to eliminate fair share fees, aka union dues, that support strong collective bargaining efforts. Before that it was the 2014 Harris v. Quinn case. Now the war on public sector unions has returned with Janus v. American […]

Why I Wish My Fifth Graders Were Running The Country (TWEETS)

Why I Wish My Fifth Graders Were Running The Country (TWEETS)

I was a fifth grade teacher for a lot of years. I’ve spent countless hours encouraging children to be thoughtful, moral, cooperative members of our classroom community. The idea was to help young people understand their place in society. We worked on these skills every single day, all day. We learned, slowly, that we don’t have […]

Why Don’t We Call It Terrorism If The Killer Is A White Christian? (VIDEO)

Why Don’t We Call It Terrorism If The Killer Is A White Christian? (VIDEO)

What do most Americans picture when they read the word “terrorist?” Most likely, the image that comes to mind is of a brown skinned man, possibly wearing a robe and speaking Arabic. A recent editorial in Teen Vogue points out that when an act of violence is committed by an extremist with a Muslim background, both law […]

New Twitter Account Hilariously Mocks Trump’s Endless Executive Orders

New Twitter Account Hilariously Mocks Trump’s Endless Executive Orders

The news these days is so scary and dark that many therapists are reporting a spike in patients with Trump induced anxiety. If you’re one of the people suffering from a fear of imminent nuclear annihilation, you have to see this Twitter account. The account is called “Trump Draws.” Pretty self-explanatory, right? It’s a hilarious […]

Trump Gets Harassed By The Latest Handsome Young Kennedy Progressive (VIDEO)

Trump Gets Harassed By The Latest Handsome Young Kennedy Progressive (VIDEO)

One of the stories of my childhood involved John F. Kennedy. I grew up in greater Boston, so that shouldn’t be a big surprise. Still, the story has stayed in my mind for 50 years or more. My mother was a young, innocent, beautiful woman living in one of Boston’s big housing projects back in […]

Sessions Reverses Civil Rights – Gives Law Enforcement Official Permission To Resume Racially Biased Profiling

Sessions Reverses Civil Rights – Gives Law Enforcement Official Permission To Resume Racially Biased Profiling

Under former President Barack Obama’s administration, several U.S. cities came under a consent decree that outright stated they would work with the Department of Justice’s civil rights division to reform themselves. This decision came after a string of police brutality and wrongful death investigations. This simple decree stated that the outlined U.S. cities would do […]

Debunking Obama’s Do-Nothing Stance On Syria (TWEET)

Debunking Obama’s Do-Nothing Stance On Syria (TWEET)

Apparently, there is a rumor going around that former President Barack Obama did nothing in Syria. Syria’s brutal civil war has claimed almost half a million lives and left the country in ruins, and many people have taken to blaming Obama for somehow either causing the crisis or not doing anything about it. They believe […]

Doctor Explains Problem With Healthcare – And It ISN’T Obamacare (VIDEO)

Doctor Explains Problem With Healthcare – And It ISN’T Obamacare (VIDEO)

Before we get into the actual issues with health insurance, let’s be reminded of what the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, fixed: No more lifetime caps on medical coverage; No more being denied coverage because of preexisting conditions; Children can stay on their parent’s health insurance until the age of 26, and In every […]

Civilian Casualties Double Under Trump’s Watch – Military Plays The Blame Game (VIDEO)

Civilian Casualties Double Under Trump’s Watch – Military Plays The Blame Game (VIDEO)

Alright, let’s break this down. The military rules of engagement are directives set forth in order to dictate circumstances that require ground, air, and naval forces to enter combat zones and fight. They are rules to abide by when activating drone strikes, air strikes, as well as “boots on the ground” strikes. In the last […]

The One Good Thing About Donald Trump – This Is Not Sarcasm (VIDEO)

The One Good Thing About Donald Trump – This Is Not Sarcasm (VIDEO)

I have written many, many, many, many, many words about the reprehensible pile of garbage that now occupies a space at the White House. I was even galled by the question at one of the debates of what the candidates liked about one another, seeing as I see nothing in President Donald Trump worth being. […]

3 Reasons This Liberal Doesn’t Want Trump Removed – Yet (VIDEO)

3 Reasons This Liberal Doesn’t Want Trump Removed – Yet (VIDEO)

Please Note: The opinions in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Liberal America.  Every day there seems to be yet another astonishing revelation about some new scandal within President Donald Trump’s administration (like here here and here). For those of us who regularly check the news, keeping up […]

‘Despair Is Not An Option’: Bernie Is Back To Inspire Us (VIDEO)

‘Despair Is Not An Option’: Bernie Is Back To Inspire Us (VIDEO)

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the Don Quixote of this generation. He insists on hope, and he insists on a better world. The progressive spokesman gave an interview with the Guardian on March 10. He began by expressing his horror at the language used by Trump during his big speech to the Congress, in […]

Blue And Red Might Be The New Black And White (TWEETS)

Blue And Red Might Be The New Black And White (TWEETS)

  What comes to mind when you think of the phrase, “being American?” Is it freedom, and justice, and laying down your life for your fellow man? Is it religion, or religious tolerance? Is it acceptance of those around you, or staying in line with a set code of morals and way of living? With […]

Michelle Obama Answers Tough Question: Did Your Husband Achieve ‘Hope’? (TWEETS, VIDEO)

Michelle Obama Answers Tough Question: Did Your Husband Achieve ‘Hope’? (TWEETS, VIDEO)

Michelle Obama is classic. She has been subjected to criticism at every turn, from the look of her arms to the color of her skin. She has had to endure endless press releases on how her daughters looked and acted, all the while keeping her head high while people constantly criticized her weight after she revealed […]

As Trump Is Eaten Alive By Lies, Schools Close To Gear Up For Women’s March (VIDEO)

As Trump Is Eaten Alive By Lies, Schools Close To Gear Up For Women’s March (VIDEO)

In President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech, he stated that he was going to take this country and give it back to the people. Yet, schools are closing in districts all across America as teachers take to the streets, protesting alongside their fellow women as they shout from the rafters. What are they shouting? That Trump […]

Trump Signs Another Executive Order, Robs Us Of Clean Water (VIDEO)

Trump Signs Another Executive Order, Robs Us Of Clean Water (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, President Donald Trump signed another one of his multiple executive orders into existence. Only this time, he’s targeting our clean water supplies. Along with repealing the Stream Protection Rule, this ruling would redefine what is considered protected water resources as defined by the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers. […]

North Carolina Billboard Sparks Controversy Over Sexist Message (VIDEO)

North Carolina Billboard Sparks Controversy Over Sexist Message (VIDEO)

Damn, North Carolina. Back at it with the oppression again. In today’s heart-warming news, a billboard just outside of Winston-Salem on Interstate 40 West simply reads: “Real men provide. Real women appreciate it.” There has been a lot of this going around lately. A rampant uptick of blatant sexism and racism has swept our country […]

Barack Obama: From President To Rock Star (TWEETS)

Barack Obama: From President To Rock Star (TWEETS)

Let’s face it: Obama has moved on without us, and it hurts. We’ve seen him sailing the ocean seas and and sharing hot tubs with smiling individuals. He’s been on a post-presidential vacation, and he is, quite literally, glowing. He looks happy, he looks healthy, and he looks content. Without us. What happened, America? Where […]

Michael Moore: 10 Things You Can Do To Help Get Rid Of Trump (VIDEO)

Michael Moore: 10 Things You Can Do To Help Get Rid Of Trump (VIDEO)

Millions of disgruntled Americans have come out in waves to resist our new dictator, the alleged president, Donald Trump. Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is best known for the film Roger & Me, has laid out a 10-point plan to further resist number 45. He points out that while we all have busy lives, these are things that take […]

Trump Inspires A New Generation Of Women – Opposing Him (IMAGES)

Trump Inspires A New Generation Of Women – Opposing Him (IMAGES)

Here is the truth of every matter: there are always two sides to the story. With all that Trump has done just in his first month of office, there has been a lot of fear and anger going around. However, there is always good that comes from a situation like this. President Trump has mobilized […]

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