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The Oscars Strike Out On Diversity With Nearly All-White, All-Male Nominees

January 16, 2015

Welcome to 1998 — the last time that the 20 nominees for Oscars in the acting categories were all-white. Adding insult to injury, all of this year’s nominees for best writer and best director are male. Only the inclusion of…

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The Staying Power of Editorial Cartooning

January 13, 2015

“All cartoonists are linked together in the world – it’s our language, one we can communicate in.” –Liza Donelly I would be thrilled to earn a living doing what I am passionate about: commenting on the day’s news in pictures.…

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Censor Your Reverence: Charlie Hebdo Is Not Racist

January 10, 2015

The Charlie Hebdo attackers were cornered into taking hostages and finally dispatched to find out whether they interpreted Allah’s take on cartoons correctly. This is surely a fate preferable to living in the dystopian hellhole of Paris. But commentators approaching…

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Jihadists Can’t Kill the Joke Because They ARE the Joke

January 7, 2015

In Paris, Wednesday, three alleged Islamic extremists attacked a satirical magazine called Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 and wounding 5. Among the dead were two police officers detailed to protect the magazine and three of France’s most famous political cartoonists. The…

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Seven-Year-Old Girl Survives Plane Crash, Treks Alone Through Woods At Night For Help (VIDEO)

January 3, 2015

According to state police, the plane crash was found in the Suwanne area of Lyon County, roughly 30 miles east of Paducah in western Kentucky.

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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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