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The Stereotype Map Of Every U.S. State — According To British People

The Stereotype Map Of Every U.S. State — According To British People

Liberal Americans love the Brits. We think they’re hella cool, especially their sense of humor. BuzzFeed U.K. asked its staff to share the stereotypes that they have of every state in the U.S. Sadly, I think we totally deserve this. They may know us better than we know ourselves. Y’all enjoy.   The North East. […]

Your Money: Unfair Debit Card Surcharges

Your Money: Unfair Debit Card Surcharges

Some consumers are unaware that the laws changed this year (January 27, 2013), which changed the rules by which merchants can pass on transaction fees for credit cards. You may have noticed in the past signage at the cash register that informs you that they charge a fee for using credit/charge cards.?What you may not […]

‘What You Are Doing Is Unconstitutional, Officer’ — Raw Footage From Moral Monday Arrests

‘What You Are Doing Is Unconstitutional, Officer’ — Raw Footage From Moral Monday Arrests

This article was originally published at Candid Slice and is used with the permission of the owner of the website. This is the first footage that has been released and made public. Candid Slice obtained it from the attorney of some of the arrested citizens. From Heather at Candid Slice: Little old ladies get cuffed. […]

Felony Pot Conviction? No Food For You. It’s The Law.

Felony Pot Conviction? No Food For You. It’s The Law.

I wrote the original article addressing this issue in 2012. This is an update on that story and the failed legislation that could bring food to families with drug convictions. Many people who received felony convictions for marijuana possession have a lifetime ineligibility for food stamps and other federal aid. We believe this needs to […]

These 14 Surprising Charts Show Exactly Where Your 2013 Taxes Went

These 14 Surprising Charts Show Exactly Where Your 2013 Taxes Went

It’s difficult to wrap our minds around the billions and trillions of dollars that are working at the government level. We know we pay taxes. Most of us know exactly how much. But where exactly does it go? From Campaign for America’s Future: But what if tax day was something we could be proud of […]

Bloomberg Launches Anti-NRA Group, Says ‘We’ve Got To Make Them Afraid Of Us’

Bloomberg Launches Anti-NRA Group, Says ‘We’ve Got To Make Them Afraid Of Us’

Fighting one of the nation’s largest special interest groups might take a lot of time and money, but Michael Bloomberg says he has both. The former New York City mayor announced on April 15 he was devoting $50 million to fund Everytown for Gun Safety, a grass-roots organization calling for stronger gun control, and to […]

The 20 Most Popular TED Talks — Educated Liberals Series Part 2

The 20 Most Popular TED Talks — Educated Liberals Series Part 2

This article is a part of Liberal America’s Educated Liberals Series, in which we scour the web to find free online classes and?OpenCourseWare?that address topics of interest to liberals and progressives. We’re going to introduce our readers to the plethora of free online colleges and even some renowned colleges and universities that offer free online […]

Louisiana Passes Bill To Make Bible Official State Book, Version To Use An Urgent Concern

Louisiana Passes Bill To Make Bible Official State Book, Version To Use An Urgent Concern

The Louisiana State House Committee on Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs?has passed legislation that would make the Holy Bible the official state book of Louisiana. with a vote of 8-5 on Thursday, the legislation will now head to the full House of Representatives for consideration. This is dumb-assery on a lot of different levels, but […]

Everything You Need To Know About The Failure Of Abstinence Only In 1 Image

Everything You Need To Know About The Failure Of Abstinence Only In 1 Image

The statistics on teen pregnancy and STDs are mind-boggling. Every two minutes, three U.S. teens become pregnant. Among developed countries, the U.S. ranks first in teen pregnancy and STDs. One in four sexually active teens will contract an STD every year. What is perhaps more mind-boggling, however, is that most Republicans and evangelical Christians reject […]

Free Online Political Science Courses

Free Online Political Science Courses

This article is a part of our new Educated Liberals series, in which we scour the web to find free online classes and OpenCourseWare that address topics of interest to liberals and progressives. These political science courses will make us all savvy liberals! We’re going to introduce our readers to the plethora of free online […]

This Short Video Shows How Google Responds To Search Warrants (VIDEO)

This Short Video Shows How Google Responds To Search Warrants (VIDEO)

The NSA scandal in 2013 created an awareness among the American public about how the government and tech companies mine data. The fact is, most tech companies don’t generally want to comply, but the law forces companies to turn over records. To protect themselves and their users, Google?and other tech companies have devised strategies that […]

White Man March Planned For St. Patrick’s Day

White Man March Planned For St. Patrick’s Day

You’ve probably noticed the recent war on white people by now. They’ve had it rough, haven’t they? That’s what Kyle Hunt believes, a 30-year-old bigot living in small town Massachusetts, near Cape Cod. Hunt is co-host of Renegade Broadcasting — a racist online radio station whose listeners are concerned with the “destruction of the white […]

Tennessee Judge Who Ordered Name Change For Baby Messiah Fired

Tennessee Judge Who Ordered Name Change For Baby Messiah Fired

CREDIT: AP/WBIR-TV, HEIDI WIGDAHL This happy bundle of joy is back in the news again. This time, however, his story signifies an end to the court battle over his right to keep his name. The Tennessee judge, whom ordered the name change, Lu Ann Ballew, has been fired. This past August in a dispute over […]

The Kooky Case of the Kountze Christian Cheerleaders

The Kooky Case of the Kountze Christian Cheerleaders

The parties to the lawsuit already agreed to dismiss and the case should be over. Why are Texas’s US Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn weighing in on a frivolous Christian case? Texas’s U.S. Senators Do Not Know What They Are Doing Kountze (pronounced ?Coontz?), a small Texas town of slightly more than 2000 people, […]

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