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Mitch McConnell’s sick new low: New mailers expose the GOPer’s shameless voter suppression tactics

The Senate GOP leader warns Kentuckians that they could be voting based on “fraudulent information”<p>As he seeks to fend off a challenge from Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell has taken to accusing Grimes of perpetrating fraud on Kentucky voters, with the Republican …

Sonia Sotomayor salsa dance at Supreme Court: Do the justices debate race in good faith?

Joan Biskupic’s new biography of Sonia Sotomayor, <i>Breaking In</i>, opens with a telling story from the justice’s first year on the Supreme Court. At a …

Ancient stone circles in Mideast baffle archaeologists

Huge stone circles in the Middle East have been imaged from above, revealing details of structures that have been shrouded in mystery for decades.<p>Archaeologists in Jordan have taken high-resolution aerial images of 11 ancient "Big Circles," all but one of which are around 1,312 feet in diameter. …

The 5 Scariest Teachings of Jesus

Halloween is a celebration of artificial fear. No goblins or witches are really going to cause harm to us. For Christians, the deeper and more genuine fear may come from within our own faith. If taken seriously, after all, it threatens to upend our society. Let's look at just five scary directives …

The Creationist Freak Out Over The Pope's Evolution Speech Has Begun

In a speech earlier this week, Pope Francis declared evolution and the Big Bang theory to be real. His comments, while not completely unprecedented …

Seems kinda sci-fi to me

Charlotte spotted this at a hospital in Chitipa, Malawi. I will admit the idea that trying to enter a room could destroy your memory is kind of …

"The power is real," reads the packaging for this healing crystal, defensively. http://theworstthingsforsale.com/2013/01/19/new-agey-heal-y-energy/

Republicans Remember 'Terrorist Commie' Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid icon who emerged as South Africa’s first black President after spending 27 years as a political prisoner, passed away at the age of 95.<p>While human beings around the planet Earth mourned the loss of a hero, the vile repugnant slime monsters, whom also go by aliases such as <b>“Conservatives,” “Republicans,” and the “Right Wing”</b> had a different outlook on the passing of a man who changed a nation and inspired a world…<p>Don’t forget: President Ronald Reagan too thought …

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