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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 […]

Hurricane Harvey is Causing More Than Flooding – Here’s What (VIDEO)

Hurricane Harvey is Causing More Than Flooding – Here’s What (VIDEO)

Residents of southeast Texas are working to get their lives back in order after Hurricane Harvey this week. The region is dealing with an array of environmental problems because of the storm. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported that there are over 800 water treatment facilities out of commission due to the hurricane. The pollution […]

Federal Court Strikes Down TX Abortion Law (VIDEO)

Federal Court Strikes Down TX Abortion Law (VIDEO)

A federal court in Texas struck down a controversial anti-abortion law. The law in question would have limited second-trimester abortions by outlawing the dilation and evacuate (D&E) procedure. US District Judge Lee Yeakel said in his decision: “The act leaves that woman and her physician with abortion procedures that are more complex, risky, expensive, difficult […]

Yes, Quebec WILL Be Providing More Than Prayers To Texas (VIDEO)

Yes, Quebec WILL Be Providing More Than Prayers To Texas (VIDEO)

The people of Houston need all the help they can get. And, yes, they will be receiving it from Quebec, contrary to initial reports. Tuesday afternoon, Quebec Minister of International Relations, Christine St-Pierre, spoke with Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos to express her concern for Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, and to offer equipment, electrical […]

Trump Tells Shelter Filled With Hurricane Victims To ‘Have A Good Time’–Twitter Responds Harshly

Trump Tells Shelter Filled With Hurricane Victims To ‘Have A Good Time’–Twitter Responds Harshly

On Saturday, President Trump visited Texas again, choosing to actually meet with victims of Hurricane Harvey. Earlier in the week, Trump had visited the state but didn’t talk to a single person who had been affected by the storm. Not long before he departed a shelter for evacuees, Trump told the victims–many of whom have […]

The Chemical Industry That Lobbied For Lower Regulations Is Now Poisoning Houston

The Chemical Industry That Lobbied For Lower Regulations Is Now Poisoning Houston

Dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey is bad enough. Now we learn Texas has another problem–chemical poisoning. Thursday morning, the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, about 25 miles northeast of Houston, experienced two explosions, releasing organic peroxides into the air, sending at least ten sheriff’s deputies to the hospital. And in Houston, trying to recover […]

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