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Dems’ Blue Wave Surges With Chelsea Manning And Over 40 LGBTQ Texans (Video)

Dems’ Blue Wave Surges With Chelsea Manning And Over 40 LGBTQ Texans (Video)

On this sacrosanct day on which we celebrate the inimical Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s timeless legacy, it’s normal to reflect on the ways in which Dr. King would be disappointed with the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. and a Republican Congress that has effectively sold its soul to the billionaire class. However, Dr. […]

Woman Punished For Accusing Congressman Of Harassing Her (VIDEO)

Woman Punished For Accusing Congressman Of Harassing Her (VIDEO)

Last weekend, as the hot lights turned on the secretive and degrading manner in which sexual harassment is handled on Capitol Hill, we learned that John Conyers wasn’t the only congressman to recently used taxpayer money to settle a harassment claim from a former staffer. In 2014, Blake Farenthold, a Republican from Texas, was hauled […]

Republican Congressman Settled Harassment Claim On Our Dime (VIDEO)

Republican Congressman Settled Harassment Claim On Our Dime (VIDEO)

Earlier this month, we learned about the secretive and degrading way in which sexual harassment is handled on Capitol Hill. Staffers who claim to have been harassed by lawmakers have to go through a tedious process that involves mandatory counseling and mediation, interspersed with mandatory waiting periods. While staffers have the option of filing suit, they […]

Air Force Let Dozens Get Guns Even Though They Shouldn’t Have (TWEET)

Air Force Let Dozens Get Guns Even Though They Shouldn’t Have (TWEET)

On November 5, 26 people were brutally gunned down at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. It is now clear beyond all doubt that this tragedy was completely preventable. The gunman, Devin Kelley, had been court-martialed in 2012 and convicted of cracking his son’s skull and frequently beating his wife while serving in the Air […]

Alex Jones Leaked GOP Rep. Joe Barton’s Masturbation Video To The World’s Horror (VIDEO)

Alex Jones Leaked GOP Rep. Joe Barton’s Masturbation Video To The World’s Horror (VIDEO)

Notorious conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones, leveraged a double-edged sword against Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas). Utilizing his media platform, Infowars, Jones released a video of Barton masturbating. The video followed TMZ’s release of a sexually natured text and an image depicting the congressman masturbating. Reports indicated Barton attempted to coerce the recipient of his sexually explicit […]

UPDATED: Texas Church Shooter’s First Wife Reveals Husband’s Abusive Secrets (VIDEO)

UPDATED: Texas Church Shooter’s First Wife Reveals Husband’s Abusive Secrets (VIDEO)

Most of the questions about last week’s grisly shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas center around how the gunman was even able to get his hands on a gun in the first place. As we now know, the gunman, Devin Patrick Kelley, was booted out of the Air Force after pleading guilty at […]

Delusional: So-Called Christians Blame ‘Communist’ Liberals For Texas Church Shooting (VIDEOS)

Delusional: So-Called Christians Blame ‘Communist’ Liberals For Texas Church Shooting (VIDEOS)

When a national tragedy happens, a lot of things have become as certain as death and taxes. Sadly, one of those things is the religious right trying to blame tragedies on something liberals have done to erode traditional values. It initially looked like the Texas church shooting would be an exception. Well, that hope was […]

We’re Asking The Wrong Questions About The Texas Church Shooter (VIDEO)

We’re Asking The Wrong Questions About The Texas Church Shooter (VIDEO)

On Monday night, we learned beyond any doubt that Sunday’s horrific shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas was completely preventable. The gunman, Devin Patrick Kelley, had been court-martialed in 2012 for assaulting his wife and infant stepson. He pleaded guilty, and served a year in the stockade before receiving a bad-conduct discharge. The […]

TX Governor And Air Force Say Church Shooter Had No Business Carrying A Gun (VIDEO)

TX Governor And Air Force Say Church Shooter Had No Business Carrying A Gun (VIDEO)

On Sunday morning, just as the morning service at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas was getting underway, a black-clad gunman walked in armed with an AR-15 clone and started shooting. He wound up killing 26 people before hightailing it out the door. After briefly exchanging fire with a bystander, the gunman fled in […]

NRA Offers ANOTHER Tone-Deaf Response To A Tragedy (TWEETS)

NRA Offers ANOTHER Tone-Deaf Response To A Tragedy (TWEETS)

Whenever a mass shooting occurs, one thing that is almost as certain as death and taxes is that the National Rifle Association will open its collective mouth and jam its collective foot in deep. If Wayne LaPierre and friends aren’t saying something along the lines of “(noun)(verb) more guns,” they are usually saying or doing […]

Wingnut Blogger Frames Antifa For Mass Shooting (TWEETS)

Wingnut Blogger Frames Antifa For Mass Shooting (TWEETS)

For the second time in two months, this nation has been rocked by a mass shooting. And for the second time in two months, attempts to identify the gunman have wound up doing more harm than good. On Sunday morning, the morning service was just getting underway at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, […]

Want Hurricane Relief? Pledge Allegiance–To Israel (Video)

Want Hurricane Relief? Pledge Allegiance–To Israel (Video)

The state of Texas is promising residents of Dickinson funds to help them recover from the disastrous effects of last month’s hurricane Harvey. But there’s a caveat. In exchange for relief, residents must vow never to speak out against Israel. According to the grant application on the Dickinson Harvey Relief fund website, applicants must forego their first-amendment rights […]

Trump Nominee For Federal Court Compared Obama Era To Nazi Germany

Trump Nominee For Federal Court Compared Obama Era To Nazi Germany

The most long-lasting damage which will be done by President Trump isn’t from any of his executive orders, tweets, or ignorant speeches. It will probably be from the people he’s nominating to the federal judiciary. Take the case of Jeff Mateer, who currently serves as first assistant attorney general of Texas. Trump has nominated Mateer to serve […]

Ben Stein Attacks Beyoncé’s Climate Change Message And Twitter EATS HIM ALIVE

Ben Stein Attacks Beyoncé’s Climate Change Message And Twitter EATS HIM ALIVE

Music star Beyoncé Knowles, who happens to have been born in Houston, Texas, said this week that the two devastating hurricanes that have hit the United States–Harvey and Irma–are a direct result of climate change, commenting: “The effects of climate change are playing out around the world every day. Just this past week, you’ve seen devastation […]

Trump Says Recent Hurricanes Are Proof Tax Cuts Are Needed (TWEETS)

Trump Says Recent Hurricanes Are Proof Tax Cuts Are Needed (TWEETS)

As residents of both Texas and Florida attempt to rebuild their lives after the damage inflicted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, President Trump thought it would be the perfect time to start urging Congress to act on tax cuts for the richest Americans. And he even tried to use the hurricanes to make his point: […]

Even The Pope Thinks It’s Not ‘Insensitive’ To Talk About Climate Change (VIDEO)

Even The Pope Thinks It’s Not ‘Insensitive’ To Talk About Climate Change (VIDEO)

First came the dismissal, “I’m not a scientist.” Now, though, as the extreme weather scientists have been predicting for decades becomes a reality, the excuse from the Right is shifting to, “Let’s not be insensitive to the hurricane victims.” Despite what Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) director Scott Pruitt wishes, we are going to be talking about climate […]

Pervy Ted Cruz ‘Liked’ A Hardcore Porn Video, And The Internet Exploded (TWEETS)

Pervy Ted Cruz ‘Liked’ A Hardcore Porn Video, And The Internet Exploded (TWEETS)

Ted Cruz loves to pretend he’s a deeply religious and moral person, the champion of so-called “conservative values.” He’s fought against same-sex marriage, women’s reproductive rights, and every progressive piece of legislation that’s been introduced in Congress. But it appears that Teddy Boy is also a major porn aficionado. Monday evening, as Hurricane Irma began […]

Jim Bakker And Rick Joyner Say ‘Sin And Wickedness’ Turned Houston Into A Lake (VIDEO)

Jim Bakker And Rick Joyner Say ‘Sin And Wickedness’ Turned Houston Into A Lake (VIDEO)

Days after the September 11 attacks, Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson claimed the planes crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon because of abortion and gays. They were deservedly sliced, diced, and julienned from all sides. However, the fundie fringe apparently didn’t take the hint. Ever since then, almost like clockwork, whenever disaster […]

Tone-Deaf Joel Osteen Tells Harvey Victims To Be ‘Victors’ (VIDEO)

Tone-Deaf Joel Osteen Tells Harvey Victims To Be ‘Victors’ (VIDEO)

Last week, Joel Osteen, the nation’s most infamous spokesman for the prosperity gospel, treated the nation to a crash course in how a pastor should not respond to a major tragedy. Osteen, for those who don’t know, pastors Lakewood Church, which meets in a downtown Houston sanctuary that was once the Summit, home of the Houston […]

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