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Tea party talk host: Trayvon ‘deserves to be dead’ — and ‘that f*ggot’ Dan Savage too

Fringe conservative talk show host Stan Solomon ranted this week that slain teen Trayvon Martin “deserves to be dead,” and then added that gay author Dan Savage, who he called “that f*ggot,” should die of “every disease known.” Solomon took the opportunity of the 50th anniversary of the civil rights…

Angry crowd boos North Carolina lawmakers over voting restrictions

North Carolina state lawmakers who voted to restrict voting rights faced an angry crowd in Charlotte on Wednesday. At a Central Piedmont Community College Mecklenburg Legislators Forum sponsored by the Charlotte Observer, PNC Bank and WTVI, the four republicans on the panel reportedly “often found themselves on the defensive before…

Alabama candidate wins by 72 votes after sorority offers voters free drinks

An candidate for the Tuscaloosa City School Board in Alabama has appeared to defeat his opponent by just 72 votes after a sorority got behind him by offering free drinks and limo rides to the polls to encourage people to vote. In all, more than 60 percent of the people…

Georgia insurance commissioner bragged publicly about sabotaging Obamacare

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens (R) boasted to a crowd of Republicans that his office is creating bureaucratic hurdles to slow down and derail the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Jay Bookman reported that earlier this month, Hudgens boasted to an audience…

Kentucky man shoots wife to death to ‘stop her pain’ from breast cancer

A Kentucky man has admitted that he shot and killed his wife on Wednesday morning, but he says that she asked him to do it because she was suffering from breast cancer. “Hello… I just shot my wife,” Ernest Chris Chumbley says in a 911 call obtained by WDKY-TV. “Give…

Maine candidate questioned by Secret Service after posting Obama photo labelled ‘shoot the ni**er’

A conservative candidate for Maine town selectman received a visit from the Secret Service after he posted a photo of President Barack Obama on Facebook that was labelled “Shoot the ni**er.” According to the Bangor Daily News, David Marsters of Sabattus, ME has taken the post down, but remains defiant…

FBI called MLK ‘most dangerous Negro’ in the U.S. after ‘I Have a Dream’ speech

Wednesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed the fact that not everyone in the U.S. government was happy about the March on Washington in 1963. The Federal Bureau of Investigation — under the leadership of ultra-conservative cross-dresser and closeted gay man J. Edgar Hoover — considered…

West Virginia woman loses everything after repossession company ‘forecloses’ on wrong house

A West Virginia woman says that she lost everything except two pieces of furniture and a mirror because a bank provided a wrong address to a repossession company while apparently trying to foreclose on a house. Nikki Bailey told WSAZ that she returned home from visiting a friend in the…

Christians hold group prayer against LGBT rights at San Antonio City Hall

African-American and Hispanic churches gathered at San Antonio City Hall on Tuesday to pray against a proposal to include LGBT people in the city’s non-discrimination ordinance. Minority church leaders told KENS that if the city went forward with plans to prevent hiring discrimination based on gender identity, sexual orientation and…

Steve King: Unemployed people are like kids trying to eat without doing chores

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) told a crowd in South Carolina this week that unemployed people were like children who wanted to eat before they had done their chores. At a closed-door Charleston event put on by conservative activist Mallory Factor, King said that there were over 100 million people between…

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