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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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Victory For Planned Parenthood — Florida Judge Permanently Blocks Abortion Law

August 20, 2016

Planned Parenthood in Florida received some good news this week after a federal judge permanently blocked an abortion law that would have severed state funding for preventative health services at women’s clinics where abortions are also provided. And a provision in…

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These American Idiots Get An F- In Their Own History- Thanks To Republicans (VIDEO)

June 30, 2016

When media analyst Mark Dice asked several Americans about U.S. History, he found out just how little most younger people know about their country. He asked them a number of questions regarding the Declaration of Independence, who our Founding Fathers…

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Still Think The North Won The Civil War? These 12 Maps Will Prove You Wrong (IMAGES)

August 12, 2015

Still think the North won the Civil War? Then how do you explain the slow-but-sure Southernization of America? While we were busy patting ourselves on the back for being the most wealthy and free nation in the world, the Old South…

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Growing Up In The Racist South: The Not So Secret Dirty Little Secret Exposed

July 16, 2015

  Let’s get this straight once and for all: racists exist, they are legion, and I am blowing their cover. I grew up in a racist town, with a racist family. Not the KKK-member, cross-burning, lynching, extreme racists. More like…

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Southerner Calls BS On ‘Heritage Not Hate’ Protesters: ‘Arizona Wasn’t Even A State Then’ (VIDEO)

July 7, 2015

On Sunday, a few dozen people gathered at a Walmart parking lot in Phoenix, Az. to protest Walmart’s ban on Confederate flags and “Dukes of Hazard” merchandise. And, of course, they claim it’s all about “heritage not hate.” Shoppers probably would…

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Watch Bigoted Senator’s Anti-Gay Rant Hijack SC’s Confederate Flag Debate (VIDEO)

July 6, 2015

On Monday morning, one state lawmaker couldn’t contain his hate enough to let South Carolina’s Senate proceed with a debate on removing the Confederate flag from state capitol grounds. In a bizarre twist, however, his hatred had nothing to do with…

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Twitterverse Demands To Know #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches

June 29, 2015

Twitter is picking up the fight for social justice where the mainstream media drops the ball. While CNN has focused on Bristol Palin’s pregnancy, social media and alternative media, including Reverb Press, have covered with increasing alarm the apparent rash…

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What Lee And Grant Did In 1865 And Why It Still Matters

June 23, 2015

When discussions of momentous historical events take place, often the conversation will turn to what professional historians call ‘counterfactual’ notions, the ‘what ifs’ of history. What if Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette had not tried to escape France for Austria,…

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Sure, Lindsey Graham, The Confederate Flag IS ‘Who We Are’: But Does It HAVE To Be? (VIDEO)

June 19, 2015

Today all flags in South Carolina are at half-mast in honor of those who died in the Charleston shooting. All except for that Confederate flag flying high in their state capitol like a giant middle finger pointing at the black…

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