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Time To Separate? Nearly One In Four Americans Is Open To Their States Seceding

Time To Separate? Nearly One In Four Americans Is Open To Their States Seceding

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American citizens have lost so much faith in the federal government that nearly one in four people would be open to or strongly support their states seceding from the nation. According to the Huffington Post, a poll from Reuters/Ipsos asked 8,952 people living all over the country whether or not they support their state being […]

CNN Reports 110% Of Scotland Came Out To Vote On Independence Referendum (Photo)

CNN Reports 110% Of Scotland Came Out To Vote On Independence Referendum (Photo)

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It’s beginning to look like CNN may not ever recover from the series of goofs plaguing its news reporting. Yesterday, the channel made an attempt to report on the ongoing independence vote in Scotland. To spice up coverage, CNN analysts created an infographic representing the public’s stance on the matter. Unfortunately, they reported a poll […]

Scotland Just Voted ‘No’ To Becoming An Independent Country

Scotland Just Voted ‘No’ To Becoming An Independent Country

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Scotland has ultimately decided against independence from Britain. The vote to end a 307-year union between Scotland and Britain finished in a close 55 percent to 45 percent decision, despite a recent YouGov poll showing that 51 percent of voters in Scotland were for independence. The final projections of the historic vote were released by […]

The Ultimate Girl Power Selfie Just Might Break The Internet (Photo)

The Ultimate Girl Power Selfie Just Might Break The Internet (Photo)

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tweeted a photo on Thursday featuring herself along with some fellow feminists at a Center for American Progress event. If too much #girlpower can break the Internet, we might be in trouble. #progress4women #womensucceed pic.twitter.com/ekid9fFAsH — Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) September 18, 2014 Joining the California Democratic Representative (clockwise from left […]

Scotland Just Voted ‘No’ To Becoming An Independent Country
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Scotland Just Voted ‘No’ To Becoming An Independent Country

Scotland has ultimately decided against independence from Britain. The vote to end a 307-year union between Scotland and Britain finished in a close 55 percent to 45 percent decision, despite a recent YouGov poll showing that 51 percent of voters in Scotland were for independence. The final projections of the historic vote were released by […]
The Ultimate Girl Power Selfie Just Might Break The Internet (Photo)
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The Ultimate Girl Power Selfie Just Might Break The Internet (Photo)

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tweeted a photo on Thursday featuring herself along with some fellow feminists at a Center for American Progress event. If too much #girlpower can break the Internet, we might be in trouble. #progress4women #womensucceed pic.twitter.com/ekid9fFAsH — Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) September 18, 2014 Joining the California Democratic Representative (clockwise from left […]
ISIS Is Worth $2 Billion, And Makes More Money Than Most Of Your Favorite Companies
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ISIS Is Worth $2 Billion, And Makes More Money Than Most Of Your Favorite Companies

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) is the richest terrorist network in history. It’s making around $3 million a day from oil revenue, human trafficking, theft and extortion. In total, ISIS is worth around $2 billion. This is unprecedented in terms of the net worth of a terrorist organization. Most terrorist organizations rely […]

How To Get Involved With US Politics And Actually Make A Difference
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How To Get Involved With US Politics And Actually Make A Difference

Emotions were high during Tuesday’s press conference with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and General Martin Dempsey. Hagel was set to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee, speaking on both the situation with ISIL and its goal to establish an Islamic state. As per usual, members of the public were allowed to attend the […]

Rand Paul Contradicts Himself Enough To Have A Debate With Himself (Video)
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Rand Paul Contradicts Himself Enough To Have A Debate With Himself (Video)

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has been contradicting himself on a variety of topics recently and vehemently denying doing so. The Tea Party leader has changed positions on everything from military intervention in the Middle East and same-sex marriage to financial aid and Israel. Seeing that Paul will most likely run for president in 2016, the […]

Ukrainian Mob Throws Politician Into Dumpster And Pelts Him With Garbage (Video)
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Ukrainian Mob Throws Politician Into Dumpster And Pelts Him With Garbage (Video)

An angry Ukrainian mob tasted sweet revenge yesterday morning when they threw a controversial politician into a dumpster. Daily Mail reports that Vitaly Zhuravsky, a former member of the ruling party that turned down EU membership in favor of strengthening bonds with Russia, was walking past a crowd outside a government building in Kiev when […]

Why The Conversation About Marijuana Needs To Include Possible Side Effects
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Why The Conversation About Marijuana Needs To Include Possible Side Effects

As we have seen in the past several months, marijuana is gaining an increasing acceptance in our society. Recreational use is now legal in two US states; though, of course, the feds don’t exactly agree with it. Cannabis is also legal for medicinal use in 23 states. Celebrities are more inclined than ever to show […]

Kazakhstan Politician Calls For Blood Tests To Identify Gay People In The Country
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Kazakhstan Politician Calls For Blood Tests To Identify Gay People In The Country

Extreme right-wing nationalists in Kazakhstan have proposed blood tests to identify homosexuals. According to the Independent, the leader of the Bolashak, or “Future,” movement suggested the tests in addition to a ban on “gay propaganda,” similar to Russia’s historic homophobic law. Politician Dauren Babamuratov made his case standing in front of a poster that read […]