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We Shall Overcome Voter Suppression: More States Are Making It Easier to Vote

We Shall Overcome Voter Suppression: More States Are Making It Easier to Vote

While Republicans in some states remain dedicated to the war on voting, many more states are working to make voting…

11 years ago

Fact-checking GOP Claims That Tsarnaev Should Be Designated an Enemy Combatant

The Republicans are advocating violating the constitution in their efforts to designate the Boston suspect as an enemy combatant.

11 years ago

Irony: Victims of Gun Violence Subjected to Background Checks by Senate

If you buy a gun, opponents of background checks say it's an invasion of privacy. Speaking in the Gallery of…

11 years ago

The Terrorists Didn’t Win: Humanity’s Goodness Still Shines Through at Boston Marathon

The fact that this act represents the worst in humanity is outshined by the people who went into the smoke…

11 years ago

Why Recognizing Marriage Equality Shouldn’t be Left to the States

Roger Gorley and Allen Mansell's story shows that being in a socially recognized committed relationship extends way beyond the equivalent…

11 years ago

Republicans Have Launched 694 Attacks on Women’s Reproductive Rights in 3 Months

Republicans continue to obsess with women's reproductive health, with 694 proposed laws in the first three months of 2013.

11 years ago

Meet The Puppet Master Who’s Turning North Carolina into a Tea Party Utopia

Under the watchful eye of Koch brother friend, Art Pope, North Carolina's Governor, Pat McCrory, is turning NC into a…

11 years ago

Rand Paul Lies To African Americans By Claiming He Never Opposed the Civil Rights Act

Sending Rand Paul to speak at Howard University was a disaster waiting to happen. First Paul tried (again) to deny…

11 years ago

Poll: America Wants Congress to Share in the Sacrifice

While Republicans dismiss the President's decision to voluntarily give back 5% of his pay, Americans would like Congress to follow…

11 years ago

Cancer Patients Facing Death Thanks to the Republican Sequester

While conservatives whine about White House tours cancer patients will die because of their sequester cuts.

11 years ago

Jobs Report Proves Obama Correct About The Sequester Killing Jobs

The best thing about the March jobs numbers is they prove that President Obama was right when he said the…

11 years ago

The Human Costs of the War on Social Security and Medicare

The Chained-CPI amounts to punishing seniors for living longer.

11 years ago

John Yoo Uses the Pretense of Diversity to Defend the Torture Program

Under the pretense of defending diversity, Bush torture policy guru John Yoo came out in favor of a diversity of…

11 years ago

Republican Outreach: Xenophobia with a Smile

The adverse effect of the GOP's sexist, racist and homophobic attitudes and policies extend beyond the groups most directly affected.

11 years ago

States’ Rights Bites the GOP In the Ass With DOMA’s Bad Day In Court

DOMA's day in court went from bad to worse, when the GOP's favorite argument: states' rights came back to bite…

11 years ago

What You Need To Know After the First of Two SCOTUS Marriage Equality Cases

The Supreme Court listened to arguments in the first of two cases considering marriage equality today, and here is what…

11 years ago

Will Republican Mind Control Succeed? (Humor)

Republicans take on Nancy Pelosi and, to their peril, Hillary Clinton.

11 years ago

Krystal Klear’s Astonishing Response to the Ryan Budget Explained (Satire)

Tea Party Republicans have the answer to their communication problem - mind control over popular and influential liberals - Rachel…

11 years ago

NYPD Officers Testify That Stop and Frisk Targets Racial Minorities

According to testimony by two police officers supported with audio tape evidence, Stop and Frisk targets racial minorities.

11 years ago

In a New Low The NRA is Schilling for War Criminals and Terrorists

While opposing fictional provisions in the Arms Trade Treaty, the NRA becomes a schill for War Criminals and Terrorists.

11 years ago

The GOP’s Cure For its Messaging Problem (Humor)

Republicans blame the media for their messaging problem, but they have a plan to fix that.

11 years ago

John Boehner: The Corporate Dummy Who Mouths The Message Of His Masters

John Boehner is nothing more than a dummy mouthing the message of his corporate ventriloquist.

11 years ago

Republicans Attack the Voting Rights of People They Say They Need to Reach Out To

What a coincidence. Republicans talk about outreach to the same people whose votes they are trying to suppress.

11 years ago

The Koch Brothers Have a Shiny New Propaganda Machine

Since buying politicians wasn't enough, the Koch brothers are busy developing a shiny new propaganda machine complete with Koch think…

11 years ago

Fox News Viewers Threaten Woman for Challenging Their Beloved Rape Culture

Fox News viewers responded to the idea that real men don't rape with racial epithets and death threats.

11 years ago

GOP Logic: Health Care Mandates are Evil but Gun Mandates are Necessary

Why waste time teaching kids how to read when the NRA will fund mandatory programs to teach kids how to…

11 years ago

The GOP’s Multi-Pronged War On Women Meets International Women’s Day

International Women's Day celebrated the advances women have made - despite the Republican Party's efforts to drag us back to…

11 years ago

Cuts that Humiliate the Poor Are the Republican Drug of Choice

Ever so desperate for the buzz that comes from humiliating the poor, Republicans want to people on social assistance to…

11 years ago

University of North Carolina Threatens to Expel Rape Victim for Seeking Justice

Victim shaming takes on a new dimension at UNC where a victim of rape is threatened with expulsion for seeking…

11 years ago

The Future of the Voting Rights Act Depends on One Supreme Court Justice

In reality the future of the Voting Rights Act depends on whether Justice Kennedy places a higher priority on states'…

11 years ago

Defeat of Republican Efforts to Steal Elections Hinges on SCOTUS Voting Right Act Case

The SCOTUS will hear arguments Shelby County Alabama v. Holder on Wednesday. The facts of 2012 alone should make this…

11 years ago

The GOP’s version of VAWA Should be called the Defense of Violence Against Women Act

The House GOP's watered down version of the VAWA is more about preserving their bigotry than anything about protecting women…

11 years ago

Whistleblowing Cop Fired for Exposing Alleged Plot to Kill the President

A Richmond Police Officer was fired for telling the media about an alleged plot to kill the President by fellow…

11 years ago

When Republicans Govern, Government is the Problem

North Carolina's Governor, Pat McCrory is a classic example of why when Republicans govern, government is the problem.

11 years ago

Unlike Republicans, Obama Talks To Regular Americans About Transparency on Drones

Barack Obama discussed drones during a Google Chat. Can anyone imagine a Republican President reaching out to people on social…

11 years ago

Wall Street’s Badge of Honor to Elizabeth Warren

Being called extreme by Wall Street is Elizabeth Warren's badge of honor. It means she's effective and they know it.

11 years ago

What Scares Republicans More Than Paying Workers a Living Wage? Voting Rights

There's one thing that scared Republicans more than the President's SOTU remarks on the economy - his comments on voting…

11 years ago

Obama’s Attack on Medicare Fraud Reaps Record Results for Second Year in a Row

By attacking Medicare Fraud instead of benefits, the Obama Administration cut healthcare costs by billions for the second year in…

11 years ago

Rand Paul Shows Off His Tea Party Book Learnin’ and Still Comes Off Better than Rubio

As the Tea Party's 2nd choice, Rand Paul out performed Marco Rubio and his magic gulp.

11 years ago

Obama’s Use of Drones is Not Analogous to Bush’s Torture Program

The comparison to Bush's torture program is categorically false - not only from a legal standpoint on the use of…

11 years ago

When Dogma Trumps the Constitution and Dollars Trump Dogma

In short, this is a story about the Catholic Churches priorities. Dogma trumps the constitution and dollars trump dogma.

11 years ago

Legality Vs Morality: The Law Allows the Use of Drones, But Should We Do It?

The use of drones is one of those issues in which the law allows it, but we may ask should…

11 years ago

During Confirmation Hearing Brennan Confirms Torture Did not Lead Us to Bin Laden

During questioning by Senator Diane Feinstein at his confirmation hearing, John Brennan confirmed once again that torture did not lead…

11 years ago

Virginia Foxx Compares Regulating For Profit Education to The Holocaust

Virginia Foxx really outdid herself when she compared regulating for profit education with the Holocaust.

11 years ago

Texas AG Tweets Under Twitter Thought Police Hashtag tgdn

The latest assault on freedom of speech comes in the form of tgdn list members on Twitter. And surprise, guess…

11 years ago

Panetta Obliterates The Myth That Torture led to Bin Laden

During an interview on Meet the Press, Leon Panetta obliterated the mythology of torture enthusiasts and the inferred message of…

11 years ago

Israel forced Ethiopian Women to take Harmful Birth Control Drug

For a decade, Ethiopian Jews seeking to immigrate to Israel were forced to take the birth control drug, Depo-Provera, by…

11 years ago

Personhood of Convenience: The Hypocrisy Behind Sanctity of Life

One might think that the gospel, and all those deeply held religious values really are only wallet deep.

11 years ago

Rachel Maddow Explains Why It’s Dangerous to Leave Republicans Alone Without Adult Supervision

Rachel Maddow used the gerrymandering of Virginia to explain why it's dangerous to leave Republicans in control of anything, especially…

11 years ago

John McCain’s Tortured Humor About Waterboarding

After noting that he intends to interrogate Kerry mercilessly, McCain went on to say. 'We will bring back for the…

11 years ago

Here is Who The NRA is Really Defending

The NRA is defending people like Richard Schmidt, convicted felon, neo-Nazi and potential terrorist who manage to buy gun weapons…

11 years ago

A Rational Analysis of NDAA 2013

Sometimes presidents have to be grown-ups and sign bills they don't like, simply because the possibility for improvement is limited…

11 years ago

New Study Proves More Homicides in Stand Your Ground States

A new study by Mark Hoekstra and Cheng Cheng suggests critics have a point on the question of increasing the…

11 years ago

Glenn Beck is Outraged That Current TV Sold to Al-Jazeera After Rejecting Him

Glenn Beck reacted like a jilted lover to the news that Current was sold to Al Jazeera.

11 years ago

Zero Dark Thirty – An Encore of Bush Administration Talking Points?

The torture debate is making an encore performance with the buzz around 'Zero Dark Thirty', a fictional account of Osama…

11 years ago

The Unfettered Power of Michigan Emergency Managers Invites Corruption

Blackwell agreed to be Detroit's Emergency Financial manager for $1.00/year. Subsequently, he decided to pay himself a total of $246,000…

11 years ago

The Real Life and Death Consequences of Cuts to Mental Health Funding

Just as we can't pretend violence away, we also can't pretend mental illness away. We need a frank discussion about…

11 years ago

Dare We Hope that After Sandy Hook Things Will Be Different?

At this point, there is reason to hope for action on gun violence in response to the tragic shooting in…

11 years ago

Connecticut Shooting: A loss of Life and Innocence

The same question keeps coming into my mind. Who shoots children?

11 years ago

You Have the Freedom to be Pepper Sprayed in Rick Snyder’s Michigan

His decision to pepper spraying protesters shows just how much Rick Snyder respects people making choices.

11 years ago

Stand up to the Cowardly Republicans who let Fear of The Tea Party Trump Equality

Well, if Republicans can't stand up to the Tea Party, it means it's up to we the people to stand…

11 years ago

John Boehner’s ‘Counter Offer’ is an Insulting Joke on America

Republicans remain under the illusion that if they just use the right combination of words for a proposal that has…

11 years ago

Stand Up and Shut Down the GOP Obstruction Machine by Demanding Filibuster Reform

Americans continue to support the use of the filibuster, but are demanding that Republican abuse of the procedure must stop.

11 years ago

Democracy Won in 2012 and That’s Thanks to You

All this and more happened because Americans across the country spent hours in lines, after surviving the Republican obstacle course,…

11 years ago

What You Need to Do if You are Harassed or Denied Your Vote

This is your Election Day check list, providing you with information on everything from what to do before you leave…

11 years ago

Ohio’s GOP Secretary of State Pulls More Voter Suppression Out of His …. Hat

Four days before the election, Ohio's Secretary of State decided to add an extra step to the process for people…

11 years ago

The Republican Hail Mary Pass: Racist Mailers and More Vote Suppression

With only days to go before the election, Republicans are resorting to racist mailers and voter suppression in a desperate…

11 years ago

What You Need to Know About Voting in States Affected by Sandy

Election officials in several states are dealing with a variety of issues that come with whole communities being evacuated, poll…

11 years ago

A Halloween Special Featuring Sarah Palin

Here with her Halloween special is Lipstick Liberal to remind us of the various disasters, natural and otherwise, that would…

11 years ago

Romney’s Little Liars Set to Wreak Havoc as Misinformed Poll Watchers

Republicans in Wisconsin are busily arming their 'poll watchers' with tricks and lies to suppress the vote.

11 years ago

The Meningitis that Mitt Romney’s Deregulation Built

Mitt Romney and other Republicans love to talk about the profits that deregulation builds, but will dismiss the very real…

11 years ago

Texas AG Threatens Election Observers while Ignoring Conservative Vigilante Group

What has the Attorney-General of Texas done to stop a Koch brother financed vigilante group from violating the very laws…

11 years ago

Ohio’s Election Nightmare – Courtesy of Jon Husted

Many are saying that this election hinges on Ohio. Well, if that is true, thanks to Jon Husted's new program,…

11 years ago

Don’t Be Scammed: Surviving Republican Election Tricks

Don't let any of these scams steal your vote, but most importantly don't let them intimidate you. Stay alert, but…

11 years ago

There is No Known Party Link To Florida Voter Hoax Letters

As information unfolds from county election officials, the only thing that is clear is there is the letters do not…

11 years ago

House Democrats Call On DOJ to Investigate Election Fraud by Sproul

Three Democratic Members of the House asked Eric Holder to order an investigation into alleged tampering in voter registration drives…

11 years ago

Florida GOP Sec of State Suddenly Cares About Voter Intimidation

Ken Detzner, silent about the GOP firm accused of voter registration fraud against Democrats, jumped into action when he thought…

11 years ago

FBI Investigating Hoax Letters to Voters in Florida

The FBI is working with The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, to find the source of hoax letters received by…

11 years ago

Mitt Romney Didn’t Mention Our Veterans Once During Foreign Policy Debate

While there were moments that Romney mentioned sending troops to this place and that not once did he acknowledge, let…

11 years ago

Virginia Official Says Dumping Voter Registration Forms isn’t Politically Motivated

When a Sproul employee is caught red handed dumping registration forms for Democrats, the Attorney-General of Virginia doesn't a reason…

11 years ago

Republican Ohio Sec of State Believes Early Voting (By Democrats) is Un-American

According to Jon Husted, making the vote accessible to all eligible voters is un-American, but a look who he is…

11 years ago

At this point, a Vote for a Republican is an Endorsement of Election Fraud

At this point, a vote for a Republican candidate is a tacit endorsement of election fraud and voter suppression

11 years ago

Sharp Tongued Candy Crowley Won’t Be Bullied on Romney Fact Check

Despite right wing efforts to smear and damage her, debate moderator Candy Crowley is refusing to walk back her accurate…

11 years ago

The Dark Ties between Strategic Allied Consulting and American Crossroads

The now scandalized voter registration firm of Strategic Alliance has not only reemerged under a new name, but has ties…

11 years ago

Supreme Court Rejects Ohio GOP’s Attempt to Deny Early Voting

The Supreme Court rejected Oho Secretary of State, Jon Husted's petition to restrict early voting rights during the last 3…

11 years ago

The Moment of Truth in the VP Debate

If there was a single exchange that defined the winner of this debate, it was the 47% exchange

11 years ago

Protect Your Vote: What You Need to Know About Voting in Virginia

Here is what you need to know in order to make sure that your vote counts on Election Day in…

11 years ago

Husted Appeals Early Voting to the Supreme Court

Ohio's Secretary of State will Appeal last Friday's Federal Court ruling that reinstated early voting during the last 3 days…

11 years ago

If Elected Romney Promises to Borkize the Supreme Court

Mitt Romney gave us ample warning of what he would do to the Supreme Court's balance when he chose Robert…

11 years ago

Mitt Romney’s Latest Endorsement (satire)

Here is Lipstick Liberal's Vicky Ruggiero to announce her family's endorsement for the baddest gangsta around, Mitt Romney.

11 years ago

Victory for Democracy as Court Reinstates Early Voting for All In Ohio

The Sixth District Court of Appeals struck down Jon Husted's restrictions on early voting based because it violates the 14th…

11 years ago

What did Romney Really Achieve?

Post debate discussion focused on Romney's energy and ability to take down Jim Lehrer. One problem: he isn't running against…

11 years ago

Exposed: Republicans in NM Teach Poll Watchers to Break Election Law

Progress New Mexico has busted Republicans in the state teaching their poll challengers illegal tactics to challenge people at the…

11 years ago

Will Romney Zing Obama with Torture?

There is one policy area in which Mitt Romney has remained consistent: namely his support of the Bush era torture…

11 years ago

Sproul Knew About Voter Registration Fraud for Weeks Before Getting Busted

Strategic Allied Consulting's alleged voter registration fraud problems began back in August, according to Lee County's voter Registration Director.

11 years ago

Protect Your Vote: What You Need to Know to Vote in Florida

If you are part of the sane America who believes in our constitution, including the right to vote, you may…

11 years ago

Protect Your Vote: What You Need to Know to Vote in Ohio

If you are part of the sane America who believes in our constitution, including the right to vote, you may…

11 years ago

Amidst Growing Election Fraud Evidence, Republicans Run Away from Sproul

Ten counties in Florida alone are now reporting possible fraudulent voter registration forms turned in by the group hired by…

11 years ago

A Tea Party Group is Trying to Purge Thousands of Ohio Voters

The Tea Party is trying to have 2,100 people stripped of their right to vote in Ohio.

11 years ago

Thousands of Fake Republicans Are Being Registered by Romney and the GOP

Registration fraud is a familiar tool in the Republican Party's bag of tricks, and it is being used in Florida,…

11 years ago