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Colorado Springs councilwoman: ‘Get rid of homeless’ with a ‘bus ticket’ instead of homes

Colorado Springs Councilwoman Helen Collins this week proposed that the best program to “get rid” of homeless people was to “give them a bus ticket” out of town. At a Tuesday council meeting, council members discussed an Action Plan for the use of federal block grant funds to deal with…

Russell Brand: Fox News is ‘fanatical, terrorist, propagandist’ and ‘more dangerous than ISIS’

Comedian Russell Brand on Tuesday blasted Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro for taking a position on bombing Iraq that he said was even “worse” than the militant group ISIS which has taken over a large portion of the country. In what BuzzFeed called “the craziest rant a Fox News…

Albuquerque infiltrates, films anti-shooting protest with undercover cop who shot someone

The Albuquerque Police Department insisted over the weekend that it sent an undercover officer who shot someone to infiltrate and film protests against deadly force in order to ensure the safety of demonstrators. On Saturday, protesters gathered at Roosevelt Park for a mock trial of Police Chief Gorden Eden because…

Mike Huckabee: Martin Luther King Jr. would agree that gay marriage is like the Holocaust

Fox News host Mike Huckabee on Thursday compared the effort to prevent LGBT people from having equal marriage rights to fighting against Nazi Germany. Speaking at the 2014 March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., Huckabee said that there was “no basis in the law” that gave a single judge the…

Clueless white Texas commissioners accidentally vote to back slavery reparations

The Dallas County Commissioners Court on Tuesday backed monetary reparations for African-Americans whose ancestors were slaves in the United States — even though the commissioners probably didn’t mean to. The Dallas Morning News reported that commissioners thought they were honoring an annual holiday when they voted unanimously for the “Juneteenth…

Mayor Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson as he tries to ban New York’s horse carriages

The city mayor’s stand on animal welfare is facing heavyweight opposition – but he won’t back down On the corner of 59th and 5th, Marcello, a 12-year-old, chocolate-brown draught horse, has his nose in a bucket of feed. Most days he and his Sligo-born owner, Karl Bruen, can be found…

Plain-clothes Philly cops shoot hoodie-wearing pizza man who thought he was being robbed

A pizza deliveryman was in critical condition after two plain-clothes police officers in Philadelphia broke department protocol and opened fire on his moving vehicle, claiming their lives were in danger. The officers were responding to reports of gunfire on Tuesday night when they saw 20-year-old Philippe Holland with his hands…

Students push Oregon Christian university to allow trans student to live in male dorm

Students rallied this week to support a transgender male student at George Fox University in Newberg, OR who wants to transfer to the school’s men-only dormitory. According to KOIN, Jayce M became legally male this month and feels that he no longer belongs in the Christian college’s female dorm. “In…

Prominent Jesuit: Pope Francis’s first major issuance ‘almost a direct refutation’ of the GOP

Pope Francis’s first major publication can be read as an attack on the Republican philosophy of low taxes for the wealthy and reduced support of welfare programs, according to a prominent Jesuit professor. During a panel discussion at Georgetown University last month, American Jesuit and Boston College professor David Hollenbach…

Jesse Ventura slams minimum wage foes: Pure capitalism robbed us blind

Friday on his show “Off the Grid,” former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura called for the minimum wage to be raised and warned that unfettered capitalism was unsustainable. “Well, it can smell like socialism all you want,” he said, responding to a viewer’s comment, “but why should a guy pushing a…

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