Mike Huckabee says as president he would follow the ‘supreme being’ and not the Supreme Court on gay marriage

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Speaking with Fox News's Chris Wallace, presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee announced that if elected president, he would not listen to the Supreme Court if they ruled in favor of same-sex marriage because the court is not the "supreme being." “You seemed to indicate that as president, you wouldn’t necessarily obey court rulings, even the Supreme Court,” the host asked in an interview Sunday morning. “We have operated under the principle of judicial review since the Marbury v. Madison case in 180 … [Read more...]

Taylor Swift tells Maxim magazine that ‘Misogyny is ingrained in people from the time they are born.’

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In an exclusive interview with Maxim magazine in which pop-star Taylor Swift graces the cover for the magazines "Hot 100" list in which the editors rank women based on their attractiveness, Swift took a different approach to the celebrating her "hotness."Instead of gloating she discussed the double standard placed upon women in the world and finally embraces feminism and discusses the role it plays in her life. "Honestly, I didn’t have an accurate definition of feminism when I was younger. I … [Read more...]

Ayaan Hirsi Ali visits Bill Maher: Why do liberals overlook Islamic extremism?

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Author and Activist, Ayaan Hirsi Ali was a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher last night and the discussion of course focused on Islam, as this is the subject of Hirsi Ali's new book Heretic: Why Islam Needs Reformation Now.I reviewed Hirsi Ali's book on this blog last month and found her argument to be compelling and necessary. Of course her views are written off by pseudo-liberals who see her as racist and Islamophobic and would rather justify honor-killings and female genital mutilation … [Read more...]

Bill Nye explains why he finally changed his mind on GMOs

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Bill Nye stopped by Huffington Post Live this week and finally discusses why he came around and now accepts that GMOs are safe and beneficial.After originally publishing skepticism for modified foods in his book Undeniable, he stated in April that he met with GMO scientists and his mind had been changed. "GMOs are not inherently bad," he explained to host Josh Zepps. "We are able to feed 7.2 billion people, which a century and a half ago you could barely feed 1 and a half billion people and … [Read more...]

Bernie Sanders in 2012: ‘the American people are angry’

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Over at the DailyKos, they have one of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders best speeches. If more Americans hear this speech, it could really give politicians like Hillary Clinton a run for their money.Here is the video and below that are some of my own (and those of DailyKos') favorite moments.There are workers out there 50, 55 years old who intended to work the remainder of their working lives, suddenly they got a pink slip, their self-esteem is destroyed, they a€™re never going to … [Read more...]

Fox News reports on fake shooting in Baltimore


On Monday morning Fox News reported of an officer involved shooting in Baltimore, Maryland.The Fox News crew and at least one eye witness reported seeing an officer fire shots near Pennsylvania and North Avenues.However the Baltimore police's Twitter account quickly laid the report to rest saying that on that corner a man with a gun had been arrested, but no shots had been fired and any reports saying otherwise are unfounded.Score one for Fox News for trying to escalate a situation b … [Read more...]

Christian right-wing extremist group blamed for posting top law officials’ info

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FBI officials are investigating what they believe is a right-wing extremist group who posted the information, including home addresses of senior officials and former officials of the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other agencies.The message along with the official's info, titled DHS-CIA-FBI TRAITORS HOME ADDRESSES said:"LET THESE EVIL NWO SATANISTS KNOW THAT THERE WILL BE HELL TO PAY FOR THEIR 911 TREASON, AND THEIR FUTURE FEMA CAMP PLANNED P … [Read more...]

Watch & Discuss: Atheists: Inside the World of Non-Believers here

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Below is a full video stream of last nights CNN special, Atheists: Inside the World of Non-Believers.What did you think? Who was over or under represented?I sadly noticed a lack of minority and female atheists and would have liked to have seen less about ex-clergy and more about the average atheist family living in rural parts of the country in which they are outsiders. … [Read more...]

Carl Sagan’s son is a truther and believes the US is behind 9/11

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Jeremy Sagan, the son of  Carl Sagan from his first wife, biologist Lynn Margulis told Andrew Steele, the host of 9/11 Free Fall that he has grown suspicious of the 9/11 story and believes it is all a big "cover up." “Well, on first seeing it— I mean anyone seeing it can see that there’s something suspicious about it. I remember and –I think it was New Year’s 2002, I was at a friend’s house, you know, and some parents of another friends, and they were saying Bush could never do something like th … [Read more...]

I discuss politics and religion on the Godless Engineer videocast

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Earlier this month I went on the Godless Engineer videocast (a Google Hangout program) and discussed politics and religion.We discussed some of the current events such as climate change denial, women's right and my favorite, Ken Ham.You can view the full interview below. … [Read more...]