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Transgender Teen’s Suicide Note Circles Globe Pleading, “Fix Society. Please.”

December 31, 2014

Transgender teen Leelah Alcorn died Sunday morning, just before 2:30 A.M. She jumped in front of a tractor-trailer on Interstate 71 outside of Cincinnati, Ohio. At first, Leelah’s death appeared to be an accident. But then a suicide note emerged…

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GOP’s Tone Deaf Response to Scalise-KKK Connection: #WhiteSupremacismDoesn’tMatter

December 30, 2014

The Republican Party’s response to revelations that Republican House Majority Whip Steve Scalise addressed a Ku Klux Klan group in 2002, has been to qualify them and show support for Scalise. This is gobsmackingly tone-deaf, even for the GOP. Scalise…

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HA! Fox News Falls For Satire Of Obama Banning Doughnut Sprinkles (VIDEO)

December 30, 2014

It’s often been said that instead of being a reputable source for news, Fox News instead comes closer to emulating a televised version of The Onion, the well-known satire news source. Fox more than lived up to that billing on…

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7 Tales Of Gun-Lovers In Florida Who Accidentally Shot Themselves

December 28, 2014

There is no shortage of gun news out of Florida – most of it not good. On Wednesday, a new report showed that the state had the second most school shootings since the Sandy Hook tragedy two years ago. Then statistics from…

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How ‘Only 10 People’ Are Taking Down Rush Limbaugh…With His Own Hateful Words (IMAGES)

December 20, 2014

Many of us have dreamed of taking down Rush Limbaugh’s corrosive hate machine. #StopRush is slowly but surely getting the job done with their ultimate weapon: Limbaugh’s own vile, hateful words. Actually, #StopRush isn’t really an organization, it’s an anti-Limbaugh web page and a Twitter hash tag. The StopRush.Net…

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Attention Protesters: That Over-Zealous Agitator Might Be A Cop (VIDEO)

December 11, 2014

Since gathering in groups to use our right to free speech is perfectly legal, why do police infiltrate protest movements with undercover cops? Why not simply police these events in uniform? Maybe it’s because police officers — or at least their police…

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One Night In the Struggle For America’s Soul

December 9, 2014

The struggle -- if justice is oxygen, we can’t breathe.

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Scarry Truth About Jobs And The ‘New Economy’ Revealed By Beloved Children’s Book Parody (IMAGE)

December 8, 2014

Richard Scarry’s “Busytown” children’s books got kids excited about growing up, getting jobs, and being part of America’s booming economy. Remember Richard Scarry’s “Busytown” children’s books, games, and TV series with the winsomely-drawn cartoon farm animals doing all kinds of cool, fun,  and useful…

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When Mental Illness Becomes A Death Sentence

December 7, 2014

A mind in darkness In late August 1992, Sonja Alvarado took her daughter and fled the home she shared with her then husband, Scott Panetti. This would prove to be the last time she would escape, after years of domestic…

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