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‘The Principles America Was Founded On’ Include Paying The ‘Mentally-Retarded’ $2 An Hour?

by David Badash ● 11:49 AM January 30, 2014
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The Daily Show’s Samantha Bee does an excellent job of exposing the hypocrisy falsehoods spewed by America’s ugliest, well, hypocrites and falsehood-spewers.

News

Funny Or Not Funny? SNL’s Obama Explains Sequester Using ‘Village People’

by David Badash ● 12:21 PM March 4, 2013
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SNL did a skit featuring “President Obama” trying to explain the sequester in human terms using every stereotype available, ending with mock Obama and the Village People.

Economics

America Spends $71 Billion Annually Subsidizing Tax-Exempt Religion

by David Badash ● 10:20 AM June 18, 2012
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A new report finds that tax-exempt religious organizations are subsidized by the U.S. government — meaning, you and me — to the tune of $71 billion each year.

Bigotry Watch

NEWS: Occupy The Vatican, Cain’s 999 Is Theft, Lemony Snicket, Buchanan’s Racism, LaBarbera Caught?

by David Badash ● 9:00 AM October 20, 2011
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Occupy Wall Street is occupying our news of the day, but there’s much more here, including MSNBC, Pat Buchanan, John Boehner, foreign aid, the value of a college education.

News

GOP Rep. Opposes Obama Tax Plan Because “by the time I feed my family, I have maybe $400,000 left over.”

by David Badash ● 12:05 PM September 19, 2011
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GOP Rep. John Fleming says after he pays his employees, taxes, buys clothes, and feeds his family, he only has $400,000 left in net profit to put in the bank.

News

Mixner: Christian Version Of Sharia Law Campaign Being Waged On America

by David Badash ● 10:00 AM August 13, 2011
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David Miner, long-time LGBT and civil rights activist, Thursday unleashed his thoughts on religious tax exemptions — thoughts shared by a great many, including me.

News

NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn Speaks About Diversity (Video)

by David Badash ● 9:00 AM August 6, 2011
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NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn, some say the next mayor of New York, speaks in this video about NYC and diversity of all kinds.

Economics

Why Did S&P Downgrade The U.S. Government’s Credit Rating?

by David Badash ● 11:35 PM August 5, 2011
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Oner of the main reasons Standard and Poor’s downgraded the credit rating of the US government was the inability of Congress to work together.

Economics

What Conservatives Think Of Liberals — And Economics (Video)

by David Badash ● 1:10 PM July 29, 2011
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Conservative author and condescension expert Andrew Klavan “explains” economics to Liberals, or, to his children, whom obviously he thinks are one and the same.

Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage: How Allowing Gays To Marry Could Rescue California

by Guest Author ● 4:19 PM July 17, 2011
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How allowing gays to marry in California could rescue a
state teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Guest author Terry Angel Mason explains.

News

Rapture? Google Finance Reports DOW At Zero

by David Badash ● 6:19 PM May 20, 2011
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Google Finance Friday at 6:10 PM ET showed the DOW down 12,605.32 points, a 100.00% drop. In reality, the DOW dropped 93 points, to 12,512.04.

Asides

NYT: Same-Sex Couples Tax Questions – Ask This Week!

by David Badash ● 12:31 PM February 22, 2010

NYT: Same-Sex Couples Tax Questions – Ask This Week! I love the New York Times. This week, they offer, “Taking Tax Questions From Same-Sex Couples,” featuring Tina Salandra, “who specializes in tax planning for gay and lesbian couples.” She will answer reader questions this week. Perfect timing!