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Kim Davis Is Not a Patriot

The martyr business in America is booming. It’s a growth industry, like yoga pants, prisons and celebrity nip-slip sites. Caterers, cake-makers, …

12 Secret Eco-Friendly Housecleaning Tricks

Turns out, a lot of your store-bought cleaners are actually pretty harmful and--quite frankly--not nearly as effective as stuff you already have lying around your home.<p>Read on to learn 12 secret eco-friendly ways to clean your everyday household items.<p><b>How To Clean The Garbage Disposal With Ice Cubes</b><p>…

Where’s the outrage, Fox? GOPer compares ISIS to ‘fanatic Christian terrorists’ who lynched blacks

Republican U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (CA) on Thursday broke with a large number of his GOP colleagues and said that he had no problem defining both …

Breaking Down President Obama's Point About Christian Crusades and Islamic Extremism

<i>Piece authored by Jay Michaelson for Religion News Service. For more Religion News Service stories visit their site here.</i><p>NEW YORK (RNS) The conservative Twitterverse is all riled up because at Thursday's (Feb. 5) National Prayer Breakfast (an event founded and run by the secretive Christian …

Obama AG nominee Loretta Lynch quietly dropped $450,000 civil forfeiture case a week before hearings

<b>Lynch’s office described as ‘major forfeiture operation;’ seized $113 million in two years</b><p>When Long Island businessman Jeff Hirsch stepped up to the …

Corruption

Longtime Adviser To David Duke Donated To Steve Scalise

A longtime adviser to former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke donated money to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Federal Election Commission records show.<p>The Daily Beast pointed out Wednesday that Kenny Knight gave Scalise $1,000 in 2008.<p>Scalise came under fire this week after it was …

Jesus Wasn’t Born Rich. Think About It.

He was born in a barn to penniless parents who were part of a people under occupation. Get it? So why do so many of us not get it?<p>I’m against the War …

10 Picky Eater-Approved Recipes (That You'll Love Too)

The recipes that I get most excited to share are the ones that appeal to my kids as much as they appeal to me -- and let's face it, that's not frequently the case! Here are 10 favorite dinner recipes that have all gotten the thumbs-up from my picky eaters.<p><b>1. Parmesan Crusted Chicken</b><p>This is a great …

Cocktail Meatballs

Ingredients<p>1 large egg<br>• 1/4 cup heavy cream or milk<br>• 3/4 cup cubed white sandwich bread, crusts removed<br>• 1/2 pound ground pork<br>• 1 garlic clove, minced<p>1/8 …

Recipes

Why I Will Vote for the Democrats

I believe in the separation of church and state.<p>I believe that a person should be able to marry whomever s/he wants to marry.<p>I believe in a woman's right to choose.<p>I believe that tax cuts for the rich do not promote economic growth, employment or fairness.<p>I believe that the current economic crisis …

Hundreds Of Hunting And Fishing Groups Voice Their Support For Action On Climate Change

Hundreds of sportsmen’s groups want President Obama to act on climate change, and they think the administration’s recent power plant rule is a pretty …

11 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Meals

Now's the time of year when your friends are looking for any excuse to be outside and enjoy good food, cold beer, and a warm breeze. People are inventing reasons to get together -- one friend is hosting the "One Year Anniversary of My Housewarming Party" party -- and you're always expected to bring …

The real terror threat Fox News conveniently ignores

While its pundits fixate on a workplace beheading in Oklahoma, anti-government extremism goes entirely unexplored<p>Fox News is increasingly fixating on the gruesome workplace beheading last week in Moore, Oklahoma by a recent Muslim convert, suspect Alton Nolen. Perhaps sensing a way to once again …

Find Out How Much Money Your Doctor Took From Drug Companies

The data include 4.4 million payments made to 546,000 physicians and 1,360 teaching hospitals between August and December of 2013. The payments — which include speaking fees, consulting fees, ownership stakes, and more — total $3.5 billion.<p>The data release is part of a the Open Payments program, …

Health Care

Adrian Peterson’s ‘Whooping’ and Ray Rice’s Knockout Are Both Domestic Violence

Adrian Peterson’s beating of his son and Ray Rice’s knockout are both domestic violence. Anything the NFL does to punish the Viking will be tainted …

China's Coal Imports Drop For The First Time Since Country Became Net Coal Importer

<i>Co-authored by Lauri Myllyvirta, Greenpeace International</i><p>A recently published analysis compiled by Lauri Myllyvirta and Greenpeace International showed the unthinkable -- Chinese coal consumption fell for the first time this century in the first half of this year. Even more striking is the fact …

Obama Outperforms Reagan On Jobs, Growth And Investing

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) today issued America’s latest jobs report covering August. And it’s a disappointment. The economy created an additional 142,000 jobs last month. After six consecutive months over 200,000, most pundits expected the string to continue, including ADP which just …

CNN Plays Alleged Recording of Michael Brown Shooting

[There was a video here]<p>CNN just aired an audio tape, allegedly recorded during the Michael Brown shooting, in which eleven gunshots can be …

5 Tips for Surviving Alzheimer's

Late one evening I was deeply immersed in writing a short story when I was startled by the phone ringing. <i>Must be Ed</i> I thought. But it wasn't. It was a sweet female voice I didn't recognize.<p>"Hi, Marie. My name is Lila Greenwich, and I'm here at the Edgecliff with Dr. Theodoru. He was driving down …

Ferguson Police Officer Justin Cosma Hog-Tied And Injured A Young Child, Lawsuit Alleges

WASHINGTON -- A Ferguson police officer who helped detain a journalist in a McDonald's earlier this month is in the midst of a civil rights lawsuit because he allegedly hog-tied a 12-year-old boy who was checking the mail at the end of his driveway.<p>According to a lawsuit filed in 2012 in Missouri …

Forward This Next Time Right-Wingers Lie About Prominent Muslims Not Condemning ISIS Violence

Among many other lies, the right wing loves to claim that Muslims don't speak out against violence committed by jihadi terrorists like ISIS. Laura Ingraham recently pulled this shtick: "And it would be nice if more in the Muslim world coming out and condemning what the Islamic State is doing. …

Children Deported To Honduras Are Getting Killed: Report

As a debate continues to rage in the United States over whether to treat the influx of unaccompanied minors at the border as refugees or to summarily deport them, The Los Angeles Times reports that minors deported to Honduras over the last month are being killed.<p>A morgue director in the city …

8 Homemade Pest Control Remedies That Really Work

Unwanted pesky critters and pests can put a damper on the joy you get from your home and garden. Try combining some of your household products and get your own homemade pest solution. Check out the ideas and helpful homemade remedies below, to keep your house and garden free of unwanted guests.<p><b>1.</b> …

The Disgustingly Predictable Death Game of Hamas

The saddest part is the predictability of it all. The death stench is a deja vu of a deja vu that made you physically ill the first time around. At some point, children always pay the price with their innocent lives. By now, you would think everyone would understand this horrific routine and stop, …

Reclaiming 'USA!, USA! USA!' from the Bigots in Murrieta

However you feel about the immigration issue, the sight of angry protesters in Murrieta, California screaming "go back to where you come from," and shouting other invectives to a busload of children and their moms has to make you queasy. It sickened me. But what also made me angry was that the …

DOJ court documents in Benghazi suspect case put video narrative to rest

Court documents filed by the U.S. Justice Department in the criminal case against Benghazi attack suspect Ahmed Abu Khatallah provide unprecedented details about the evolution of the assault and further shatter the Obama administration's initial claim that it sprouted from protests over an …

Vast Majority Of Conservatives Think The Poor 'Have It Easy,' Poll Finds

Pew Research Center has released a massive study detailing the American public's deep-seated political divisions, analyzing not just the ideological disunity between the left and right wings but also the issues dividing the large political center.<p>Rather than just defining voters as liberal or …