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Daily Archives: December 2, 2013

Republican National Committee Tweet Says Racism Is Over

Did the Republican party suggest that racism in America is over? The Republican National Committee (RNC) put out an unpolished tweet that attempted to honor the legacy of backlash, but ended up stirring plenty of controversy in the process. The … Read More

Rush Limbaugh: Pope’s Message Is “Pure Marxism”

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh expressed his disdain for Pope Francis’ exhortation of capitalism last week, calling the pointiff’s statements “pure Marxism.” “It’s sad because this pope makes it very clear he doesn’t know what he’s talking about … Read More

John Dickerson On ACA Website: People Will Forget How Long It Takes To Get There Once It Works

Obama administration officials claimed that healthcare.gov now has a 90 percent success rate. The website will handle 50,000 users at once and supports 800,000 users per day. CBS’s John Dickerson said even if the website works, it has only gotten … Read More

Televangelist Tells Veterans to Seek Bible, Not Meds to Treat PTSD

Just months after televangelist Kenneth Copeland prescribed prayer instead of vaccinations to prevent disease in his followers’ children leading to a measles outbreak, the mega-church leader instructed injured veterans to stop taking medication for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Citing Numbers … Read More

Teen Locked Up 3 Years Without Trial: Jailhouse Abuse Caused My Mental Illness

A New York City teen says he endured three years of abuse in New York City’s notorious and often violent Rikers Island without a trial after someone on the street accused him of theft. “This guy comes out of nowhere … Read More

College Graduates: Unemployed, Underemployed, Underpaid

A new survey, released by management consulting firm Accenture, has found that more than 40 percent of people who graduated from college over the last two years are underemployed while only 16 percent of 2013 graduates had secured employment. The … Read More

Fast Food Workers Plan Biggest Minimum Wage Strike Yet

On Thursday, fast food workers in 100 cities across the country are planning to hold their biggest strike yet as a coalition of service industry groups continues to push for a federal minimum wage increase from $7.25 to $15 per … Read More

Pastor Who Claims Obama Had Woman Murdered to Cover Up Love-Child Defends Views

The  pastor who once posted signs in his Harlem church proclaiming, “Obama is Evil” has launched a new conspiracy theory. James David Manning, pastor of the ATLAH World Missionary Church regularly slams Obama, calling him a ‘fake president’, fueling a crusade … Read More

Former KKK Member Charged With Alabama Cross Burning

A former member of the Ku Klux Klan has been charged with burning a cross in a predominantly black Alabama neighborhood. Steven Joshua Dinkle was arrested on Wednesday over a 2009 incident in which he burned a cross in a … Read More

Howard Dean Slams Rick Santorum Over Obamacare

Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean slammed former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum during a debate over President Barack Obama’s competency and the Affordable Care Act. Santorum point to the problems of the ACA website and what’s going on in the Middle … Read More