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Tide Turns: Pro-Bernie Democrat Wins In Republican Dominated NY District (VIDEO)

Tide Turns: Pro-Bernie Democrat Wins In Republican Dominated NY District (VIDEO)

Christine Pellegrino became the first Democrat to win an Assembly seat in a previously Republican district on New York’s Long Island. The 9th Assembly District of Albany represents 120, 000 people. Pellegrino won 52 percent to 48 percent and her win was a quite a shock that surprised her competitor, who no doubt thought he had it in […]

Playboy Playmate Pays Stiff Price For Body Shaming (VIDEO)

Playboy Playmate Pays Stiff Price For Body Shaming (VIDEO)

Last summer, Dani Mathers, the 2015 Playboy Playmate of the Year, got the bright idea to take a picture of a naked woman in an LA Fitness club and post it to Snapchat. Since then, she has lost her reputation and her longtime gig at a radio station. On Thursday, she learned that she’d lost her freedom […]

MN State Rep Ducks Question About Tax Haven Bill Because Jesus (VIDEO/TWEETS)

MN State Rep Ducks Question About Tax Haven Bill Because Jesus (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Like most left-leaning evangelical Christians, I believe that Christians in public office should be setting the standard, not trying to do an end run around it. Sadly, a state representative in Minnesota is the latest to think that her faith gives her license to avoid being accountable for her votes. Abigail Whelan represents District 35A […]

Some Repubs Are Cheering Greg Gianforte For Attacking A Reporter (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Some Repubs Are Cheering Greg Gianforte For Attacking A Reporter (VIDEO/TWEETS)

For much of this week, the starkest evidence of how the Republican Party has been poisoned by Donald Trump’s hostile takeover was the deafening silence regarding House Appropriations Committee chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen’s deliberate targeting of an activist in his district. Well, the last 24 hours have provided an even starker example. In case you missed […]

Republican’s Assault Of A Reporter Is Emblematic Of Trump’s Assault On The Media (AUDIO)

Republican’s Assault Of A Reporter Is Emblematic Of Trump’s Assault On The Media (AUDIO)

Have you ever heard the saying, “A fish rots from the head down?” Pardon the cliche and hyperbole, but no more apropos slogan sums up the tone the Trump campaign and subsequent administration is creating when it comes to how it treats the press. Trump has called the media “scum,” “dishonest,” “not good people,” “sleazy,” “fake […]

The Deafening GOP Silence On Appropriations Chairman’s Bullying Of A Constituent (VIDEO)

The Deafening GOP Silence On Appropriations Chairman’s Bullying Of A Constituent (VIDEO)

At first glance, the most telling anecdote of the Republican mentality in recent weeks came when Lindsey Graham–normally one of the more reasonable Republicans in Washington–suggested it was time to take another look at Hillary Clinton’s emails. But there’s an even more telling anecdote that hasn’t been talked about. That is, the near-total silence from the […]

Man Gets Slap On The Wrist For Drugging And Raping His Sister (VIDEO)

Man Gets Slap On The Wrist For Drugging And Raping His Sister (VIDEO)

In case you were wondering whether or not rape culture exists, check out this case. A 20-year-old man in California, Nolan Bruder, drugged and raped his 16-year-old sister. Judge William H. Follett gave a few days active time and some probation to this disgusting rapist. The judge said he believed that the “stigma” of the […]

Pro-Trump Thugs Want Dem Congressman Lynched For Saying The I-Word (VIDEOS/AUDIO)

Pro-Trump Thugs Want Dem Congressman Lynched For Saying The I-Word (VIDEOS/AUDIO)

To hear the most diehard supporters of Donald Trump talk, you would think that there was an 11th commandment added to the Bible–“Thou shalt not speak ill of Donald Trump.” After all, depending on the source, fundie supporters of Trump believe you’re under the influence of witchcraft and demons, and are putting yourself at risk […]

New York Continues Progressive Streak By Advancing Legislation To Improve Voting

New York Continues Progressive Streak By Advancing Legislation To Improve Voting

Could New York be competing with California for the title of “most progressive state?” Could New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (D) be mulling over a presidential bid? Or could it simply be that New York is genuinely engaging in the grassroots wave of progressive activism sweeping the state and nation? Last month, Gov. Cuomo […]

GOP Lawmaker: People Who Take Down Confederate Monuments Should Be ‘Lynched’

GOP Lawmaker: People Who Take Down Confederate Monuments Should Be ‘Lynched’

In recent weeks, the City of New Orleans has been in the process of removing all monuments to those who fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War, including statutes of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and military commander Robert E. Lee. These efforts have been met with consternation and anger by some people who seem […]

WATCH: LA Police Forcibly Remove Elderly Black Woman From Train Station Seat

WATCH: LA Police Forcibly Remove Elderly Black Woman From Train Station Seat

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is coming under fire after released cell phone footage shows them manhandling a seventy-six year old black woman from her seat in a train station. Although there is no evidence of the woman’s race being a factor, the microscope has been extremely focused on the police over the last […]

Jon Ossoff Shattering Fundraising Goals As He Surpasses One Million Online Donations

Jon Ossoff Shattering Fundraising Goals As He Surpasses One Million Online Donations

The latest confirmation that Democrats have a wind at their backs came early Saturday morning. The man fighting to take the seat once occupied by Newt Gingrich announced that he is the first congressional candidate in history to rack up more than a million online donations. Jon Ossoff turned a lot of heads in April […]

Disney World Considering ‘Hall Of Presidents’ Changes To Silence Trump (VIDEO)

Disney World Considering ‘Hall Of Presidents’ Changes To Silence Trump (VIDEO)

Every time a new President is elected, Walt Disney World goes through a tough decision regarding their “Hall of Presidents” attraction. This year, that process is made harder than ever due to the election of one Donald J. Trump, and, according to Motherboard, Disney is considering a complete overhaul to the attraction so that the Trump […]

Constituents Side With ‘Ringleader’ Targeted By House Appropriations Chair (TWEETS)

Constituents Side With ‘Ringleader’ Targeted By House Appropriations Chair (TWEETS)

One of the most, if not the most, outrageous moves by a politician not named Donald Trump in recent memory came to light earlier this week. Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, got the bright idea to personally target one of his staunchest critics in New Jersey’s 11th District, Saily Avelenda. She […]

West Virginia Cop Sues For Being Fired Over Refusing To Shoot Mentally Ill Black Man (VIDEO)

West Virginia Cop Sues For Being Fired Over Refusing To Shoot Mentally Ill Black Man (VIDEO)

In America today, we sentence to prison people who chuckle at the Attorney General. We incarcerate more people than any other nation on the planet. And we fire police officers who refuse to shoot mentally ill Black men. Police officer Stephen Mader was dismissed from the Weirton, W. Va police department after rolling up on a scene […]

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper Promises Executive Order To Protect LGBTQ Community (VIDEO)

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper Promises Executive Order To Protect LGBTQ Community (VIDEO)

It is so refreshing to hear some good news! North Carolina’s relatively new Governor, Democrat Roy Cooper, is showing he is not a fan of discrimination and that he believes protection laws for the LGBTQ community are necessary. In repealing and replacing HB2 he has also promised that he will bring in an Executive Order to […]

Retired Texas Man Protests Trump With Awesome Sign Every Single Day (VIDEO)

Retired Texas Man Protests Trump With Awesome Sign Every Single Day (VIDEO)

Gale McCray says he’s never been a politically active person, but since the election of President Donald Trump he’s made time to stand outside in the Texas heat holding a homemade sign that says “TRUMP, THAT BOY DON’T ACT RIGHT.” He hopes to inspire intelligent political discourse, but more importantly, he wants to inspire people […]

House Appropriations Chairman Didn’t Just Do An ‘Awful Thing’–He Must Resign (AUDIO)

House Appropriations Chairman Didn’t Just Do An ‘Awful Thing’–He Must Resign (AUDIO)

Most of the talk in Washington this week has centered around Donald Trump’s reckless and potentially criminal behavior regarding the firing of James Comey and his decision to leak classified information to Russia. But there’s a situation playing out in the House that is almost as outrageous. Earlier this week, we learned that House Appropriations […]

Californian Teacher Who Said Gay People ‘Deserve To Die’ Resigns (VIDEO)

Californian Teacher Who Said Gay People ‘Deserve To Die’ Resigns (VIDEO)

Californian special needs teacher, Michael Stack from San Luis Obispo High School has resigned from his position. He chose to leave after the response to a letter he wrote to the Editor of his school’s campus newspaper. In that letter he quoted part of the Bible, as it pertained to how he felt about homosexuality. He wrote: “I […]

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