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New Jersey governor Chris Christie during an interview with Fox News (Screenshot)

Chris Christie threatens marijuana crackdown: ‘If you’re getting high in Colorado today, enjoy it’

Despite previously championing states’ rights, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) threatened on Tuesday to ignore the legalization of marijuana in Colorado if elected president.
'Slave doll' hung up by white supervisor at Kansas City hotel. [KCTV-TV]

Kansas City hotel supervisor hangs ‘slave doll’ to make fun of Sandra Bland

A local attorney, Stacy Shaw, posted the image on Monday, saying the doll was set up in a break area with a “noose” made from a plastic trash bag.
Donald Trump (screenshot)

Here are 11 obviously racist people who want you to know they’re ‘not racist’

Everyone thinks they have a great sense of humor and no one thinks they’re racist — even when they engage in plainly racist behavior.
Gordon Klingenschmitt (Screenshot/Right Wing Watch)

Paging Dr. Freud: These 9 antigay crusaders have an unshakable obsession with men’s buttholes

It seems the more anti-gay the rhetoric, the more bizarrely fixated on the mechanisms of gay sex the speaker is.
Amanda and Bob Dixon (YouTube/screen grab)

Missouri GOP candidate: Child abuse made me gay for 5 years but I overcame ‘evil’

After the state senator threw his hat into the race for governor last week, the Riverfront Times pointed out that his platform of supporting only “traditional marriage” left out the fact that Nixon had “lived as homosexual."
Image: Sarah Lee Circle Bear (Facebook.com)

‘Quit faking': Police ignored Native American woman’s pleas for help before she died in jail

Witnesses said that when Circle Bear was transferred to the holding cell, she told guards that she was in excruciating pain.
Cecil the lion (YouTube)

Minnesota dentist named as killer of Zimbabwe’s famed, human-loving Cecil the lion

Walter Palmer, a trophy hunter who operates River Bluffs Dental in Bloomington, is believed to have paid about $55,000 to bribe wildlife guards July 1 at Hwange National Park.
Christian Englander (Screenshot/KRQE)

Santa Fe man who threw banana peel at Dave Chappelle insists he’s not racist — says he’s the real victim

A white, self-described “eccentric” Santa Fe man denied it was racist when he heckled black comedian Dave Chappelle by throwing a banana peel at him on stage.
Bernie Sanders (CNN)

Bernie Sanders explodes a right-wing myth: ‘Open borders? No, that’s a Koch brothers proposal’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said the immigration debate is framed exactly wrong. Republicans vilify President Barack Obama for supposedly opening the border to ever-increasing multitudes of immigrants, legally or otherwise.