How “Religious Liberty” is the blueprint for slavery throughout history

The UN International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

How ‘religious liberty’ has been used to justify racism, sexism and slavery throughout history – Rawstory Using religion to deny people rights is an old routine that harms both the church and the state. by: Zaid Jilani, AlterNet | 04/08/2015 at 11:32 PM | Noteworthy Re-Post 04/11/2015 5:05:54 AM | There has been an enormous backlash from Indiana’s decision to enact a law that would allow businesses to discriminate if they invoke […]

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Netanyahu basks in Congress invitation, but may shake U.S. ties

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in his office in Jerusalem January 4, 2015.

Netanyahu basks in Congress invitation, but may shake U.S. ties | Reuters >by: Luke Baker | 01/23/2015 19:08 CET | RePost: 01/25/2015 4:45:30 AM| JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to accept an invitation to address the U.S. Congress just days before Israel’s parliamentary election offers him invaluable pre-vote publicity, but may also have shaken the balance of U.S.-Israel ties. John Boehner, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, […]

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Democrat tipped blogger about Scalise’s meeting with white nationalists

Newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaks to the media as Speaker of the House John Boehner (R) listens after House Republican leadership elections in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 19, 2014.

Democrat tipped blogger about Republican lawmaker meeting with white nationalists | Reuters   >by: Jonathan Kaminsky | NEW ORLEANS Wed 12/31/2014 11:18pm EST | RePost: 01/02/2015 5:21:15 AM | (Reuters) – The campaign manager of a Democrat who challenged U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana tipped off a blogger that the Republican lawmaker had spoken to a white supremacist group in 2002. However, Democrat Gilda Reed did not expose […]

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Republican version of the “House of Cards” – non-fiction

John Boehner's House of Cards

Republican version of the “House of Cards” – non-fiction John Boehner’s House of Cards >by: Robert Gallimore |12/31/2014 10:33:38 AM| Before we begin the New Year of 2015 and the start of the new 114th Congress, we see a controversy brewing from the Republican version of the “House of Cards” the non-fiction version; staring newly appointed House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA.) and the Speaker of the House of Representative […]

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James Carville: “Why do people vote against their interests?”

Voters

James Carville: Why do people vote against their interests? | TheHill >by: James Carville | 12/16/14 07:37 PM EST | RePost: 12/25/2014 2:55:00 AM| During my time as a political strategist, one of the most vexing problems was figuring out why so many people vote against their perceived interests. Commentators like myself have spent countless hours speculating on why so many people vote against their perceived interests, staying up late […]

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McCulloch, “Prosecutor” Admits “Witnesses” Lied (VIDEO)

Bob McCulloch joins The McGraw Show

McCulloch, Michael Brown Grand Jury “Prosecutor” Admits “Witnesses” Lied or Were Not There (VIDEO) | girl du jour Local radio channel KTRS 550, interviews Robert (Bob) McCulloch – www.ktrs.com >by: Author girl du jour |12/19/2014 | RePost: 12/21/2014 5:53:48 AM | Robert McCulloch who is supposed to be the prosecutor for Saint Louis County, and for the Michael Brown shooting, turned out to be a defense attorney for shooter Darren Wilson. […]

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Why Ferguson is so mad at prosecutor Bob McCulloch

St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announces the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year old, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Why Ferguson is so mad at prosecutor Bob McCulloch – Yahoo News The lawyer’s rambling remarks on Monday night aren’t the real problem. It’s his controversial past. >by: Andrew Romano |11/25/2014 4:26 PM | RePost: 11/28/2014 4:08:18 AM|  When St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch took to the podium late Monday night to announce the grand jury’s decision on the controversial death of Ferguson, Mo., teenager Michael Brown, he […]

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Immigration Executive Orders: What’s the difference?

Ronald Reagan campaigning in 1979

Reagan And Bush Made Immigration Executive Orders | Business Insider >by: Andrew Taylor, Associated Press 11/17/2014, 10:07 AM |RePost: 11/18/2014 1:53:15 PM| WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s anticipated order that would shield millions of immigrants now living illegally in the U.S. from deportation is not without precedent. Two of the last three Republican presidents — Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush — did the same thing in extending amnesty […]

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America – He’s Your President for Goodness Sake!

President Barack Obama and First Family

A Canadian’s View On Our Disrespect Of President Obama’s Presidency America – He’s Your President for Goodness Sake! >by: William Thomas | 06/21/2013 | RePost 11/09/2014 8:04:40 AM| There was a time not so long ago when Americans, regardless of their political stripes, rallied round their president. Once elected, the man who won the White House was no longer viewed as a republican or democrat, but the President of the United […]

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Debunking Right Wing BS about Obamacare

The Right-wing Lies about Obamacare

Debunking Right Wing Bullsh!t: Obamacare Causes 78 Percent Premium Hikes!!! – Addicting Info >by: Left Wing Nation | October 29, 2014 8:14 pm |RePost Nov 01, 2014 3:20:40 AM | Headline at the Daily Caller: Obamacare, Year One: 78 Percent Premium Hikes OH MY GOD!!!! We’re all doomed! Obamacare is destroying America! If only there was some way to repeal Obamacare! Hey, isn’t there an election next week…? Just in time […]

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