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Climate Change Denial Extends To The EPA As Scott Pruitt Silences Scientists (Video)

Climate Change Denial Extends To The EPA As Scott Pruitt Silences Scientists (Video)

Perhaps people thought it was “fake news.” Two years ago, an article appeared in the Miami Herald about Florida Department of Environmental Protection officials being barred from using the terms “climate change” or “global warming” in official communications, emails, and reports. Right away, those familiar with British author George Orwell’s iconic dystopian novel 1984 began drawing parallels between the […]

WTF? ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Makes MS Snowflakes ‘Uncomfortable’ (TWEETS)

WTF? ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Makes MS Snowflakes ‘Uncomfortable’ (TWEETS)

For more than half a century, Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” has been a staple of eighth and ninth-grade English classes around the country. It’s also been a fixture on lists of banned and challenged books due to its brutally honest depictions of racism and rape. According to the American Library Association, it was […]

WATCH: JFK Talks About Importance Of Independent News Media While Making Trump Look Like Clown (VIDEO)

WATCH: JFK Talks About Importance Of Independent News Media While Making Trump Look Like Clown (VIDEO)

Former President John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) served America as its 35th elected Commander-in-Chief before having his life cut short by an assassin’s bullet in 1963. But, before tragedy struck the nation, Kennedy shared his thoughts on why a free, independent press was vital to the survival and growth of any free society. It’s not to […]

Scientists Are Fighting The War On Science Along New Fronts (VIDEO)

Scientists Are Fighting The War On Science Along New Fronts (VIDEO)

  One of the biggest stories of the newly christened Trump administration was that mere hours after being sworn in, President Donald Trump’s team purged the White House web page of all references to healthcare, civil rights, and climate change (along with references to healthcare and civil rights). While the Obama White House climate change […]

Artist Who Painted Trump Nude Threatened With ‘Anonymous’ Lawsuit

Artist Who Painted Trump Nude Threatened With ‘Anonymous’ Lawsuit

Donald Trump and his supporters are up in arms again. This time it is over a nude painting of Trump that is about to go on sale in the U.K. It is titled “Make America Great Again” and depicts Donald with a small penis. The artist who painted it, Illma Gore, has faced countless death threats […]

NC Officials Tell Reporter To ‘Remove This Quote From Your Article’

NC Officials Tell Reporter To ‘Remove This Quote From Your Article’

As a lifelong North Carolinian, the three years since the Republicans grabbed complete control of state government have seen a lot of outrageous moments. But it’s going to be awfully hard to top something that happened last weekend. Officials with the North Carolina Department of Transportation actually tried to strongarm a reporter for a Charlotte television […]

Al Jazeera Reporters Sentenced To 3 Years in Prison

Al Jazeera Reporters Sentenced To 3 Years in Prison

Al Jazeera reporters Mohamad Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, and Peter Greste have been sentenced to three years in prison. The Canadian-Egyptian, Egyptian, and Australian journalists were charged with being a part of a terrorist organization and “airing falsified footage intended to damage national security.” The sentencing has incited a massive outcry against the verdict, as well as disapprobation on the part […]

Award-Winning English Teacher In Connecticut Forced To Resign For Reading Allen Ginsberg Poem To Class

Award-Winning English Teacher In Connecticut Forced To Resign For Reading Allen Ginsberg Poem To Class

Intellectual and academic freedom are dead and buried. Or at least that certainly seems to be the message coming from a school system in Connecticut which forced an award-winning Advanced Placement English teacher who had been an educator for 19 years to resign or be fired. His crime? He read a graphic poem by Allen […]

Kansas GOP Wants To Make Teaching ‘Harmful’ Books Illegal

Kansas GOP Wants To Make Teaching ‘Harmful’ Books Illegal

As it turns out, Ray Bradbury may have been more prescient when he wrote “Fahrenheit 451“?than even he could have imagined. Bradbury’s classic novel envisioned a society in which books were burned by “firemen” if they were deemed harmful to society. Now in Kansas, the GOP-controlled state legislature?wants to criminalize the teaching of “sex, nude […]

10 Things That Make Me Irate

10 Things That Make Me Irate

In honor of the Great Philosopher Carlin, here are the 10 Things That Make Me Irate?right now: 10.?155 million males in America, and still very little support, particularly financial, in that demographic for breast cancer research. Men can get breast cancer, too.?Just keep that in mind when they hand out pink ribbons. Help find a […]