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The Uber ‘Hero’ That Wasn’t And The Child Sex Trafficking Victim (VIDEO)

The Uber ‘Hero’ That Wasn’t And The Child Sex Trafficking Victim (VIDEO)

Please note: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the views of Liberal America or its staff.  Monday December 26, 2016, started out as an ordinary evening for Uber driver Keith Avila. He noticed something was off when he picked up a 16-year-old girl in a […]

Champion Prankster Changes Hollywood Sign To Read ‘Hollyweed’ (VIDEO)

Champion Prankster Changes Hollywood Sign To Read ‘Hollyweed’ (VIDEO)

California residents woke up on New Year’s Day to find that the Hollywood sign had been changed to read “Hollyweed.” Betsy Isroelit, a spokeswoman for the Hollywood Sign Trust, said that this was the most “ambitious” prank she had seen. Apparently, this is not the first time it has been changed to read “Hollyweed.” They’re not […]

Gov.Jerry Brown Vows To Battle Trump Over Climate Change (VIDEO)

Gov.Jerry Brown Vows To Battle Trump Over Climate Change (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump is in the process of assembling his cabinet, and it looks like the environment is in big trouble. Numerous climate change-deniers are going to move into positions of extreme power, and the GOP has long focused on climate change as an exaggerated myth. California Governor Jerry Brown (D) is not impressed. Brown […]

California Hate Crime: Islamophobic Stabbing After Mosque (VIDEO)

California Hate Crime: Islamophobic Stabbing After Mosque (VIDEO)

An armed Islamophobe was arrested in Simi Valley, California after he stabbed an innocent bystander. It is reported that the perpetrator, John Matteson, confronted a group exiting a mosque and then stabbed one of them on Saturday evening. Witnesses told police that there was a second suspect who was also involved. When police arrived, they […]

More Worrying Evidence That Proves How Wrong The Right Is (TWEETS)

More Worrying Evidence That Proves How Wrong The Right Is (TWEETS)

A new series of Public Policy Polling statistics provides worrying evidence about just how insulated the Right is from reality. Timothy McBride, a health economist and professor at Washington University in St. Louis, was kind enough to tweet the findings Friday after they aired on The Rachel Maddow Show. Wrong About Obama Almost 40 percent […]

‘I Wish I Hadn’t Voted’: Trump Voter Betrayed, Treasury Pick Foreclosed On Her Home (VIDEO)

‘I Wish I Hadn’t Voted’: Trump Voter Betrayed, Treasury Pick Foreclosed On Her Home (VIDEO)

Teena Colebrook is like millions of other Americans. She paid her mortgage and other bills on time. She worked hard, and she invested her earnings. In fact, the California woman invested in real estate. She owned her home, and also two rental units. Those rental units in her triplex provided her main source of income. You […]

CA Mosque Receives Letter Stating, ‘Trump Is Going To Do To Muslims What Hitler Did To The Jews’

CA Mosque Receives Letter Stating, ‘Trump Is Going To Do To Muslims What Hitler Did To The Jews’

A mosque in San Jose, California, received a threatening letter earlier this week, and police are now investigating who may have sent the letter. The Evergreen Islamic Center received the letter Wednesday. It said, in part, that Muslims at the center needed to “pack their bags and get out of Dodge.” Additionally, the hateful screed […]

San Francisco’s Board Of Supervisors Issues Official Middle Finger To Trump (IMAGES)

San Francisco’s Board Of Supervisors Issues Official Middle Finger To Trump (IMAGES)

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors – the legislative body within the city – issued an official resolution in response to the election of Donald Trump. And it is a thing of beauty. Resolution Defies Trump’s Threats During his campaign, in particular, President-elect Trump made many threats to all sorts of marginalized people. Though he’s walked […]

WATCH: Tinder Accommodates Transgender Community With 37 Gender Options

WATCH: Tinder Accommodates Transgender Community With 37 Gender Options

Tinder announced a new update it’s making for transgender and gender non-conforming users — they can now identify as their true selves on the site with 37 different options available. The company’s Tinder CEO Sean Rad said in a blog post on Wednesday November 15 that: “Starting today, no matter how you identify, you can express your […]

Free Speech Threatened Even Before Trump’s Win: Backpage Battle Continues (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Free Speech Threatened Even Before Trump’s Win: Backpage Battle Continues (TWEETS/VIDEO)

In the wake of a Trump presidency tensions are high and reports of hate crimes have increased. But hate is not all that is in stake as Trump prepares to take office. The First Amendment right to freedom of speech and the press is too. In blatant disregard to the Communications Decency Act, the CEO and […]

California Woman With Lupus Has Car Windows Smashed Because She Wore A Headscarf

California Woman With Lupus Has Car Windows Smashed Because She Wore A Headscarf

Nicki Pancholy had been hiking up Mission Peak in Fremont, California for the past 49 days, and when she returned to retrieve her car, she found the windows had been broken and a note left on the vehicle which read: “Hijab wearing bitch this is our nation now get the f— out.” Pancholy isn’t Muslim, and she […]

California’s Ultra-Progressive New Senator Just Picked Her First Fight With Trump (VIDEO)

California’s Ultra-Progressive New Senator Just Picked Her First Fight With Trump (VIDEO)

One of the few victories making November 8 marginally less painful was California’s election of State Atty. Gen, Democrat Kamala Harris, to the U.S. Senate. Harris has already made history with this win. She is the second Black woman ever elected to the Senate, and the first Black senator of any gender from California. Harris will […]

Hillary Remains Ahead In Popular Vote – The People Still Say I’m With Her (VIDEO)

Hillary Remains Ahead In Popular Vote – The People Still Say I’m With Her (VIDEO)

The popular vote numbers continue to grow with numerous ballots yet to be counted. Many of them are absentee votes and many are for Hillary Clinton. David Wasserman, an editor at Cook Political Report has this to say: “We probably have about 7 million votes left to count. A majority of them are on the coasts, […]

One State Already Wants To Secede From The US — And It’s NOT Texas (VIDEO)

One State Already Wants To Secede From The US — And It’s NOT Texas (VIDEO)

In the aftermath of presidential election 2016, and Republican candidate Donald Trump’s shocking win, millions of Americans are asking themselves “what now?” So it’s no surprise that people in some states are talking about seceding from the U.S. However, it may come as a surprise to learn that the state that is talking most seriously is […]

Brexit vs. Trump: A Life Sentence Vs. Eight Possible Years (VIDEO)

Brexit vs. Trump: A Life Sentence Vs. Eight Possible Years (VIDEO)

It’s 90 degrees in Venice, California, today. November 9, 2016; a day and a year that will go down in infamy the world over. As many of my less optimist Liberal friends and family spread hate, fear, and loathing for democracy, I sit in quiet contemplation. They bitch and moan, scream and shout, and rage […]

Kamala Harris Issues A Clarion Call For Liberals: ‘Do Not Despair. Do Not Be Overwhelmed’

Kamala Harris Issues A Clarion Call For Liberals: ‘Do Not Despair. Do Not Be Overwhelmed’

The 2016 election is now behind us as a country, and while the future appears uncertain–especially for liberals and progressives–in a very real way you can say the race 2020 race began last night when Donald Trump was declared the winner. Looking for a frontrunner in the Democratic party for 2020? Try California Attorney General […]

Clinton Is Satanic! Catholic Church In San Diego Flouts IRS Law To Spread Insanity (VIDEO)

Clinton Is Satanic! Catholic Church In San Diego Flouts IRS Law To Spread Insanity (VIDEO)

In what appears to be complete defiance of tax law, a Catholic church in California sent out two newsletters that were stuffed with flyers claiming that voting for Democrats is a mortal sin. Two weeks later, they published an article saying that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is “influenced by Satan.” Someone Forgot About That […]

A Place Of Their Own – Restaurant Welcomes Transgender Community (VIDEO)

A Place Of Their Own – Restaurant Welcomes Transgender Community (VIDEO)

California has set up a groundbreaking, large-scale program that helps the transgender community find jobs. The rate of unemployment in the transgender community is almost double that of the general public. At the root of the entire movement is the transgender activist, writer, public speaker, and businesswoman, Michaela Mendelsohn. Along with owning six franchise locations of […]

OUTRAGEOUS: Group Attacks Sikh Man, Defaces Religion – ‘Cut His F***ing Hair’ (TWEET/VIDEO)

OUTRAGEOUS: Group Attacks Sikh Man, Defaces Religion – ‘Cut His F***ing Hair’ (TWEET/VIDEO)

The ethnic and racial ignorance continues – a Sikh California native was attacked on September 25 around 9 p.m. local time by a group of white men. Maan Singh Khalsa wears a turban for religious purposes and to protect his long hair, as all Sikh men do. While at a red light, a group of […]

Courage House Accused Of Using Human Trafficking Victims As Bait To Make Money (TWEETS)

Courage House Accused Of Using Human Trafficking Victims As Bait To Make Money (TWEETS)

Jenny Williamson claims she works to help underage victims of human trafficking. She runs the non-profit Courage House, and she pays herself a salary of $ 115,000 for her charitable work. Williamson’s work has received recognition from the FBI, and she has been honored as a “woman of worth” by L’Oréal Of Paris. Williamson claims […]

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