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Stephen Colbert: If female hurricanes are more deadly, it’s time for storms to man up

On last night’s episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert discussed a recent study that demonstrated that people in hurricane-prone areas do not take storms with female names as seriously as their male counterparts. After noting that yesterday was the official beginning of hurricane season, Colbert said that “hurricane season…

Socialist climate change scientist hopes to unseat powerful Washington state lawmaker

A climate scientist and dedicated socialist is challenging Democratic Washington House Speaker Frank Chopp in the Washington’s upcoming congressional elections. “I think Frank Chopp is totally beatable,” Jess Spear told The Stranger. “He is out of touch with his district. If you look at what they said about Kshama Sawant…

ACLU of VA: Students can’t be forced to sing ‘Til We Meet Again at Jesus’ Feet’ at graduation

Thanks to the American Civil Liberties Union of Virgina, for the first time since 1941, graduating seniors at Thomas Walker High School will not be allowed to sing their traditional graduation song. WCYB reported that the song, “‘Til We Meet Again at Jesus’ Feet,” has been removed from the graduation…

Ken Ham: Obama proves Bill Nye wrong about evolution with White House Science Fair

Answers in Genesis founder Ken Ham claimed that the work presented at the White House Science Fair proves that even President Barack Obama believes the creationist won his debate with Bill Nye in February. Ham acknowledged that Bill Nye received a thunderous applause when President Obama mentioned his name, but…

Stephen Colbert savages NRA ‘liberal wackos’ for insulting ‘open carry’ ammosexuals

On The Colbert Report last night, Stephen Colbert defended gun owners against the newest lobbying group to target them — the National Rifle Association. “There’s no bigger defender of the Second Amendment than old facey-face right here,” Colbert began, pointing at his face. “I’ve always said that the best defense…

Failed GOP candidate changes name to ‘Cesar Chavez,’ switches parties to run in Hispanic district

A Republican who twice tried — and twice failed — to be elected has changed his name from “Scott Fistler” to “Cesar Chavez,” his party affiliation from GOP to Democrat, and just filed to run for Congress in a heavily Hispanic district. Much like Dave Wilson, the white anti-LGBT activist…

Atheists attack public high school principal for praying to God during graduation ceremony

A public high school principal is under fire for a graduation speech in which he flirted with violating the First Amendment on numerous occasions. According to Dr. Jerry Coyne, Principal Kevin Lowery of Lebanon High School in Missouri delivered a speech that “blatantly disregarded the First Amendment of the U.S.…

Effigy of President Obama found hanging from Missouri bridge

Police in Grain Valley, Missouri have rerouted traffic after an effigy of President Barack Obama was found hanging from the Lesholz Bridge. Authorities received reports of the effigy beginning around 5:30 a.m. this morning. When they arrived on the scene, police called for the Independence police squad, which used a…

Operation American Spring returns, gathering in the tens to yell ‘Benghazi’ at the White House

The Tea Party-backed “revolutionary patriots” who call themselves “Operation American Spring” (OAS) have continued their attempt to overthrow the federal government. When the group first announced itself, it claimed that “10 million to 30 million American patriots” would join them on May 16, 2014 for a protest patterned in equal…

TX school board official sorry for freaking out about Muslim getting elected as her colleague

A newly elected school district trustee in Texas is under fire after she posted comments on Facebook disparaging registered voters who didn’t go to the polls for allowing a Muslim to be elected. According to WFAA, Place 5 representative Jo Lynn Haussmann posted the following on her Facebook page last…

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