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LGBT Southerners for Michelle Obama (Twitter)

Hackers turn pro-Confederate Facebook group into celebration of Obama, Islam and LGBT rights

A Brooklyn-based writer hilariously wrecked a pro-Confederate Facebook group after he discovered administrators had left some of the privacy settings unlocked.
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Republican presidential candidate and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks at a Harley Davidson motorcycle dealership in Las Vegas, Nevada July 14, 2015. (REUTERS/David Becker)

Harley an awkward ride for ‘union-busting’ Republican Scott Walker

For Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, there’s something awkward about the Harley-Davidson motorcycles that he has been posing on at presidential campaign stops: each one bears a sticker on its frame that reads “Union made in the USA.”
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In 2011, Donald Trump's sons Eric and Donald Jr. went to Africa to kill wild animals.

Here are six more rich white people who get off on killing African wildlife

Walter Palmer is just the latest in a long line of rich Americans who love gunning down wild animals in Africa.
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Composite of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders

Is America undergoing a major political sea change? Inside the surprising rise of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump

America’s political center, if it ever really existed, appears to be shrinking.
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A Hispanic woman covers her mouth with her hands (Shutterstock)

Six reasons why white male conservatives want to control the reproductive lives of poor brown women

What do conservative politicians want even more than balanced budgets or an end to abortion?
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Ronnie Barnes faces a hate crime for allegedly assaulting a 12-year-old boy (WAFB/screen grab)

Louisiana man charged with hate crime after using N-word and hitting black child for wearing dreadlocks

An Louisiana man could spend up to six months in jail after he was charged with attacking a 12-year-old black child.
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'Benjamin Franklin as seen on 100 bill' [Shutterstock]

New advanced US History textbooks will promote ‘American exceptionalism’ after conservative complaints

Some names that were omitted from last year’s framework, such as Benjamin Franklin (pictured above), Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton and John Adams, have been added—a key sticking point for critics of the prior document.
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Okaloosa County, Florida commissioner Trey Goodwin appears on 'Okaloosa Today' in December 2014. [YouTube]

Florida official mocked online after misrepresenting ‘third world’ sewage issue with Haiti picture

A Florida county commissioner was rebuked by constitents online on Tuesday after using a picture of sewage dumping in Haiti to represent something allegedly going on in their area.
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Cecil the lion (Screenshot/YouTube)

Lion-killing dentist Walter Palmer also preyed on women, sexual harassment claim reveals

Walter Palmer, a Minnesota dentist who sparked an angry firestorm by killing Cecil, a famous and protected lion on a big game hunt in Zimbabwe, settled a sexual harassment claim against him in 2009 for $127,500.
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