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Hate Trumps Love? Red State Defies Supreme Court To Deny Same-Sex Couples Equal Rights

June 30, 2017

possibly To be Resolved in October sCOTUS ruling With the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Civil Rights Commission scheduled for Supreme Court arguments this October, you may have believed the last vestiges of legal discrimination against same-sex couples may be coming…

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President Trump Apparently Doesn’t Know That Israel is in the Middle East. Seriously (VIDEO)

May 22, 2017

Just when you think President Donald Trump can’t possibly say anything more ridiculous than whatever his last dumb comment was (or Twitter meltdown, for that matter), he up and proves you wrong. Trump does it again Case in point: Slate’s Ben…

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Yeates & Bertrand: This Was Donald Trump’s Worst Week Yet

May 22, 2017

This Week w/Yeates & Bertrand is a weekly video recap of the top stories from the past week, featuring Walter Yeates and Timothy Bertrand. The following is a summary of this week’s episode. TRUMP SHARES ABOVE TOP SECRET INFORMATION In…

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Prosecutors: Inmate Died Because He Had No Water For 7 Days (VIDEO)

April 25, 2017

When inmate Terrill Thomas was incarcerated in a Milwaukee prison, he was severely mentally ill.   This inmate was unable to ask for help when he needed it And after seven days with no access to water, he was dead. He died…

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Federal Judge Halts Order To Execute 6 Inmates By The End Of This Month (VIDEO)

April 16, 2017

Several inmates in Arkansas were scheduled to be executed by the end of this month, but a federal judge has temporarily put those plans on hold amid concerns that the executions may be unconstitutional and reckless. The state has appealed the order…

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REPORT: Shadowy Koch-funded Benefactor Spotted at Gorsuch Swear-in Ceremony

April 11, 2017

Gorsuch had plenty of support, but we don’t know who some of these people are When Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the Supreme Court Monday morning, one of his biggest benefactors was there: Carrie Severino, chief council and policy director of the…

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Steve King Wants You to Read This Horribly Racist Novel

March 17, 2017

Representative Steve King Is Flagrantly Racist Openly racist Iowa Rep. Steve King proudly posted his racism on Twitter and aired his rancid feelings during an even more horrible interview on a radio show. He also sang praises for a novel that celebrates…

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Shocking Report: Top Trump Advisor Swore Loyalty Oath To Literal Nazis

March 16, 2017

It’s come to light that ANOTHER Trump adviser is a fan of fascism. Trump seems to be racking up a number of them, what with Steve Bannon and others of the Trump Cabinet heavily invested in this cruel ideology. You…

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Appeals Court: Man Can’t Sue Officer Who Let Police Dog Maul Him Viciously (VIDEO)

March 11, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit issued a decision earlier this month that is shockingly cruel and inhumane, ruling that the Constitution doesn’t require law enforcement officers to prevent their police dogs from brutally mauling and disfiguring innocent…

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EXCLUSIVE: Top Trump Financier Linked To Russian Big Data, Putin

March 3, 2017

Top Trump Donor Has Deep Connection To Russian Oligarch Donald Trump’s first National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, and his Attorney General Jeff Sessions, were both recently caught lying about contact they had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. As the scandal…

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