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Daily Archives: December 6, 2013

Federal Prosecutors Under Fire For Harsh Sentences, Bullying Defendants

According to a new New York Times report, not only are mandatory minimums responsible for obscenely long prison sentences for low level drug offenders, a Human Rights Watch study has found the federal prosecutors try to bully defendants into pleading … Read More

5-Year Low: Unemployment Down to 7%

The latest jobs report proved even better than expected as seasonal hiring pushed the unemployment rate down to 7 percent, the lowest in five years. According to the Labor Department, the economy added 203,000 jobs in November, about as many … Read More

Rand Paul Announces Plan To “Help Detroit Bail Themselves Out”

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul traveled to Detroit on Thursday with a mission to save the recently bankrupt city recover by cutting taxes as well as suspending certain regulations. “What we hope to do is create taxes so low that you … Read More

John Boehner Admits GOP Leaders “Aren’t As Sensitive” With Female Voters

Republican lawmakers “aren’t as sensitive as they ought to be” with women voters, according to remarks made by House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday. “You know, you look around the Congress, there are a lot more females in the Democratic … Read More

Why Did White House Change Story About Obama’s Relationship With Uncle?

Why is the White House changing their story about President Obama’s relationship with his uncle, Onyango? Onyango was recently granted permission to remain in the U.S., despite ignoring deportation orders for two decades and a DUI arrest in 2011. But … Read More

Barack Obama Honors Nelson Mandela After Death Of Human Rights Icon

President Barack Obama is speaking out about the death of human rights icon Nelson Mandela, who passed away in his home today at the age of 95. Although the South African leader had remained largely out of the public eye … Read More

VIDEO: Alabama Law Firm’s Outrageously Racist Commercial Goes Viral

An Alabama law firm has come under fire for their outrageously racist commercial that has gone viral. Law firm McCutcheon & Hamner released the ad which attempts to comically portray an Asian stereotype, but ends up making the company look … Read More

Indiana University Apologizes For Racist ‘Black Santa’ Board

The Bloomington branch of Indiana University has found itself under fire for a racist bulletin board that they said was created to spark discussions about diversity. The board, which was created by the school’s CommUNITY diversity organization, featured a black … Read More

Pat Robertson Blames Woman’s Character for Abuse She Endured in Marriage

This week televangelist Pat Robertson told a woman who wrote to the 700 Club show for guidance that her character was to blame for the abuse she endured with her first two husbands. “All of my marriages failed,” a woman … Read More

Google Funding Right-Wing Advocacy Groups and Politicians

Tech-giant Google is lining the pockets of right-wing advocacy groups, according to a new report published by the Center for Media and Democracy’s PR Watch. The watchdog organization revealed Google has given “substantial funding” to groups that oppose Obamacare as … Read More