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Dem RIPS Misogynist GOP: We Did Not ‘Swear To Uphold The Bible’ (Video) – Americans Against the Tea Party

Pennsylvania State Rep. Brian Sims on Tuesday stomped misogynist TEApublicans attempting to restrict women’s rights in that state. The bill approved by the Pennsylvania House restricts women’s access to healthcare by preventing private insurers from covering certain services. So much for the “free market” right?

via Dem RIPS Misogynist GOP: We Did Not ‘Swear To Uphold The Bible’ (Video) – Americans Against the Tea Party.

April 26, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Monsanto Controls Your Diet

Forty percent of the crops grown in the United States contain their genes. They produce the world’s top selling herbicide. Several of their factories are now toxic Superfund sites. They spend millions lobbying the government each year. It’s time we take a closer look at who’s controlling our food, poisoning our land, and influencing all three branches of government. To do that, the watchdog group Food and Water Watch recently published a corporate profile of Monsanto.

via Monsanto Controls Your Diet.

April 26, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

BP Oil Spill Far Worse Than We Knew – These Are The Facts They Don’t Want You To Know | Addicting Info

BP Oil Spill Far Worse Than We Knew – These Are The Facts They Don’t Want You To Know | Addicting Info.

 

Three years after BP’s oil spill disaster in the Gulf Of Mexico, their massive cover-up is finally being exposed and it is horrifying. Last year the federal government fined BP an extraordinary 4.5 billion dollars, the largest fine ever levied against a company operating in the U.S., after they pleaded guilty to fourteen felonies, one of which included lying to Congress. It was revealed that 210 million gallons of Louisiana sweet crude gushed into the Gulf during the 87 days it took to plug the well, but hasn’t been disclosed how BP managed to keep that a secret. 

April 25, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

50 Reasons You Despised George W. Bush’s Presidency: A Reminder on the Day of His Presidential Library Dedication | Alternet

50 Reasons You Despised George W. Bush’s Presidency: A Reminder on the Day of His Presidential Library Dedication | Alternet.

April 25, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Denied a Liver Transplant for Using Medical Marijuana, and Dying for It — The Heartlessness of Prohibition | Alternet

Denied a Liver Transplant for Using Medical Marijuana, and Dying for It — The Heartlessness of Prohibition | Alternet.

 

The tragic fate of Norman B. Smith is all you need to know about to see how senseless it is to make consumption of marijuana a crime.

April 25, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

12 most despicable things Fox News did in 2012 – Salon.com

12 most despicable things Fox News did in 2012 – Salon.com.

1) Romancing Petraeus: Fox News CEO Roger Ailes tries to recruit for the GOP.

2) Fox News produces its own anti-Obama video.

3) Question for Fox News: How much rape is too much?

4) Fox News conning Latinos for politics and profit.

5) Fox lies about military access to voting in Ohio.

6) Graphic evidence of the racism of Fox News: racial photoshopping.

7) The polling schizophrenia at Fox News.

8) Fox News psycho analyst: Newt Gingrich’s adultery means a stronger America.

9) Fox News airs hour-long commercial for anti-Obama film on Hannity.

10) Fox News “Democrat” Kirsten Powers accuses Obama of sympathizing with terrorists.

11) Fox News spinning furiously on unemployment rate.

12) Fox opposes ban on assault weapons but imposes ban on talking about it.

 

April 1, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment