‘Confederate Veterans Lives Matter’ group files ‘discrimination’ complaint after city rejects parade float

‘Confederate Veterans Lives Matter’ group files ‘discrimination’ complaint after city rejects parade float

David Edwards An Oklahoma group that calls itself “Confederate Veterans Lives Matter” has said that it will file a discrimination complaint against the city of Tulsa after application to participate in the Veteran’s Day parade was rejected. Following South Carolina’s decision to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds, a group in Oklahoma formed

Starbucks responds after Christians freak out over alleged anti-Jesus coffee cup

Starbucks responds after Christians freak out over alleged anti-Jesus coffee cup

International Business Times

Starbucks, on Sunday, addressed criticism for removing symbols of the Christmas season from its cups, and making them just plain red with the company logo. Starbucks reportedly came under fire from a Christian group in the U.S. which accused the coffee company of waging a “war on Christmas.” Starbucks removed the usual array of decorative images…

11-year-old girl shames ‘One Million Moms’ for attack on her gay dads: ‘This is none of your business’

11-year-old girl shames ‘One Million Moms’ for attack on her gay dads: ‘This is none of your business’

David Edwards A Maryland family with two gay dads and four adopted black children is firing back after the conservative group One Million Moms condemned the “sinful nature” of the fathers. As WRC-TV first reported, One Million Moms called for a boycott of “American Girl” magazine after it included husbands Rob and Reece Scheer in

‘Welcome to the big leagues’: CNN guest mocks Ben Carson for whining about reporters asking questions

‘Welcome to the big leagues’: CNN guest mocks Ben Carson for whining about reporters asking questions

Tom Boggioni On  CNN’s New Day,  Jackie Kucinich of the Daily Beast called GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson “crazy” for asserting that he is under more scrutiny that his opponents, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to Media Matters. Asked by host Alisyn Camerota, “What about that Jackie? Is he being vetted more

Is it a coincidence David Vitter wants to make solar more expensive after getting $1 million from big oil?

Is it a coincidence David Vitter wants to make solar more expensive after getting $1 million from big oil?

Travis Gettys Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) wants to end tax credits for solar panels and further cut away government regulations on oil production. The Louisiana Republican has taken nearly $1 million in financial support from the oil and gas industry, including Koch Industries and Cheniere Energy, during his political career, reported Think Progress. Solar power

The deadly truth about loneliness

The deadly truth about loneliness

The Conversation Almost all of us have experienced loneliness at some point. It is the pain we have felt following a breakup, perhaps the loss of a loved one, or a move away from home. We are vulnerable to feeling lonely at any point in our lives. Loneliness is commonly used to describe a negative

New evidence emerges of vote counting subterfuge in Ohio pot ballot initiative

New evidence emerges of vote counting subterfuge in Ohio pot ballot initiative

Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet More evidence is emerging calling into question the officially reported results of Tuesday’s marijuana legalization vote in Ohio, where Issue 3 was defeated by a two-to-one margin. On Friday, the Columbus Free Press published a series of screenshots of live televised election returns from Dayton’s WHIO-TV provided by Ohio’s Secretary of State.