Christopher Johnson

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Bill slams GOP for support of welfare for the rich welfare as they attack welfare for the poor

Welfare

Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

A bowl of homemade chicken and dumplings. A glass of sweet tea. It’s a meal any Kentuckian would be proud to fix and danged happy to sit down to. And …

Chris Hedges: Rich White Families Are ‘The Most Dangerous And Destructive Force In America’

Chris Hedges published a piece in <i>Truthdig</i> hat is one of the most accurate and damning takedowns of America’s cancer: Rich white families. Hedges says:<p>…

35 Founding Father Quotes Conservative Christians Will Hate

April 3, 2015Stephen D Foster Jr Politics<p>The separation of church and state is one of the cornerstones of America’s foundation. Conservative …

Not Loving Poverty? Fox News Offers A Five-Point Plan To Help You Avoid Being Poor

A short while ago, President Obama criticized Fox News <i></i>for their repeated attacks on poor Americans. The response from the crowd at Fox <i></i>was somewhere …

AWESOME! Get rid of mosquitoes – LOVE this!! Cheap and EASY!

<b>Wow – An Internet Video I Actually Learned Something Useful From!</b><br>I’m going to do this tomorrow and see if it works out here. I’m kinda looking …

Mosquitoes

How Life Works

Cruz: ‘Is there something about the left … that’s obsessed with sex?’

<i>Cross-posted from the Texas Tribune</i><p>BEAUMONT, Tex. — Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz (R) hit some of his main stump points while meeting with local leaders here Tuesday afternoon — promising to defend the Constitution, step back from the Obama administration's foreign policy and promote economic …

Who receives government benefits, in six charts

"There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what," Mitt Romney famously said. "All right, there are 47 percent who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, …

African-American Georgia Man Found Hanging From A Tree, Possibly Lynched

Police in Greensboro, Georgia are investigating what may be a modern day lynching.<p>The victim, Roosevelt Champion III, 43, had recently been …

Watch Robert Reich COMPLETELY LAY TO REST, Once And For All, A Key GOP Talking Point

Robert Reich, one of the world’s foremost authorities on Labor Policy, and Bills Clinton’s former Secretary of Labor, gives an explanation so good, …

These Two Panelists Make An Intriguing Argument On How Today's Black Leaders Should Differ From What The Mainstream Promotes About Dr. King

MSNBC

Stacey Dash Gets Completely Schooled When She Calls the Wage Gap a Sorry Excuse

Stacey Dash

Right-Wingers Go FULL Racist Over Obama’s Presidential Library (SCREENSHOTS)

A story on CNN’s Facebook page has attracted the absolute worst of the far-right racists, conspiracy theorists, and low-information imbeciles: The …

President Obama Calls Out The Republican Empty Talk About Caring For The Poor

While taking part in a discussion on overcoming poverty, President Obama exposed the empty language that Republicans are using to pretend that they …

Hedge Funds

President Obama Brilliantly Goes After Fox News For Always Blaming And Shaming The Poor

During the Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit on Overcoming Poverty at Georgetown University, President Obama spoke about where the blame so …

Black Family Refuses To Sell, Wind Farm Company Bulldozes Their House

May 12, 2015Deborah Montesano News<p>Some industries just seem like natural good guys, like those that produce alternative, clean energies. But this …

Civil Rights

WATCH: Ann Coulter Gives The ‘Black Perspective’ On Race, Baltimore, And Michelle Obama

Every so often, media whore Ann Coulter crawls out from under whatever rock she occupies, and shows up on Fox News <i></i>to say something ridiculous. Since …

Fox Guest To Michelle Obama: Don’t Complain About Racism Because Whites Hired You For Your Black Skin

On Tuesday’s edition of <i>Fox & Friends,</i> Fox contributor (and well-known nitwit) Angela McGlowan argued that the only reason First Lady Michelle Obama …

Wall Street Daily

2 Billion to Die in World War 3 — When?

The prophecy hits you in the face like a ton of bricks! “And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, …

Prophecy

Activating Your Divine Blueprint Of Awakening

12th May 2015 By Lisa Young Guest Writer for Wake Up World Do you ever feel that your Spiritual Awakening has been “paused”, or that you have reached …

How Christians Against Gay Marriage Use The Bible To Excuse Their Bigotry

Scott Bateman, a designer at The Nib, has news for Christians who use the Bible to justify their opposition to gay marriage: better lay off the bacon, too.<p>In a brutally efficient flowchart, Bateman lays bare the absurdity of cherry-picking which Bible commandments to follow. Yes, the Book of …

Christianity

Anatomy of a racist revolution: How the GOP was hijacked by small-state bigotry

<b>(AP/Jacquelyn Martin/Chris Carlson)</b><p>In some ways, it’s a tale as old as America: state vs. federal power. But 50 years ago, something sinister happened<p>Conor Lynch<p>May 11, 2015 4:35pm (UTC)<p>This story has been corrected since it was originally published.<p>Since the United States Constitution was signed …

Civil Rights

The Case for Gold -- Just in Case!

No one is talking much about gold these days, since gold is typically viewed as a hedge against inflation, and there's very little inflation around. Even worse, if the Fed raises rates, gold becomes less attractive as an investment. The price of gold has been fluctuating wildly around $1200 an …

‘Islam Is a Very Dark Theory’: How the Son of a Founding Member of Hamas Rejected Extremism and Converted to Christianity

Mosab Hassan Yousef, the bestselling author of “Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices,” appeared on <i>The Glenn Beck Program</i> Monday to discuss how he rejected radical Islam and converted to Christianity.<p>“I was brought up in a state of …

Why Does Racism Persist?

If anyone took the demise of Jim Crow and the election of a black president to mean that racism was dead, reports of the Justice Department on Ferguson and Philadelphia are sobering reminders that racism lives.<p>Racism is proving as stubbornly hard to eradicate as the mythical Hydra which sprouted …

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

College & University

Goddess Ninkharsag—Ancient Powerful Mother who Faded into The Holy Ghost

The tale of our creation we know from the Bible is only half the story—one which has been heavily edited. But have you ever wondered how god created …