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We know what made NBC drop "What Made the Red Man Red?" from its "Peter Pan Live!" but what happened to "Ugg-A-Wugg"?

Both songs have obvious political correctness problems, but "What Made the Red Man Red?" was not part of the original Broadway show. The Disney folk came up with that tune for its movie. Watch the sequence here and consider writing a...Show More Summary

CHANGE: Mark Levin urges states to ‘take back your power’ from ‘runaway’ Obama. The building nat…

CHANGE: Mark Levin urges states to ‘take back your power’ from ‘runaway’ Obama. The building national movement for a constitutional convention of states to block President Obama’s executive orders got a huge boost Thursday when leading advocate Mark Levin urged state lawmakers to throttle all of Washington, including Republicans. “Take your power back,” he demanded […]

Radical SEIU Minimum Wage Activist Kendall Fells Caught on Tape Revealing MOB-STYLE TACTICS (Video)

Here’s another radical organizer to put on your radar… SEIU organizer Kendall Fells describes the mob-style tactics used by the far left to strong arm business establishments to raise the minimum wage. Kendall Fells admits his group “specializes in fighting.” … Continue reading ?

Take Down the Walls

I stood with thousands of others near the Brandenburg Gate in the brisk autumn evening of November 9, 2014 as the balloons that had lyrically depicted the boundaries of the former brick and barbed wire of the Berlin Wall, lifted in the air. Show More Summary

Florida Sup Ct to Decide Key Self-Defense Immunity Case

The NRA weighs in with an amicus brief arguing the burden of proof on mmunity should fall on the State; the State, naturally, objects

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Exposes Obama Hypocrisy On Changing Immigration Law

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the incoming chairman of the House Oversight Committee, exposed the Obama administration’s hypocrisy when it came to the understanding behind the president’s executive amnesty. “My question to you Mr. Secretary is:...Show More Summary

Roundup: California Walkouts Monday in Solidarity with Ferguson

#HandsUpWalkOut protests involving hundreds of protesters occurred throughout California Monday, as activists nationwide continued to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the shooting death of Ferguson, Missouri resident Michael Brown. Show More Summary

"Mom, I feel like I'm isolated from your heart."

Said Madonna, quoting her son, in part of the answer to the question where she gets material for her songs:My children. Stuff they say. Like, my son came to the studio the other day and said he didn't want to go home. I said, "No, you...Show More Summary

Race and Star Wars: 'Get used to it'

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

"Dum Dum Dum, Dum-te-Dum, Dum-te-Dum" Disney and Lucasfilm have debuted the first official look at J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Very little is known publicly about the plot of the film, and the teaser trailer above reveals next to nothing. Show More Summary

FDL Movie Night: Silenced

During President Barack Obama’s presidency, a record number of government employees have been prosecuted for leaking or blowing the whistle. Several of them have been prosecuted under the Espionage Act, a World War I-era law that was intended to be used against spies and not for punishing people who disclose information without authorization. Show More Summary

Landrieu Ad: Republicans Will Impeach Obama if Cassidy Defeats Me in Senate Election

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) is running a radio ad in which Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) claims if Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) defeats her in Saturday's runoff election, Republicans will impeach President Obama. Here's the full text of the ad, as first reported at Buzzfeed: I'm Mary Landrieu, candidate for Senate, and I approve this message. Show More Summary

Every 28 Hours...

The St. Louis County grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown serves as a call to action for young Black people across America. We are forced to contend with a culture of anti-Blackness enforced by government agencies. Show More Summary

Congressmen Blasting Obama For Special Immigration Exceptions Have Made Special Immigration Exceptions

Any individual U.S. senator or representative can file a “private bill,” effectively providing relief for a person who has not been granted asylum or citizenship, but still wants to live in the United States. The post Congressmen Blasting Obama For Special Immigration Exceptions Have Made Special Immigration Exceptions appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Food Labeling Fatigue

The Republican's significant victory at the polls wasn't the only shock on Election Day. Both Oregon and Colorado voters voted "no" on a ballot initiative that would have required certain labels on food products that contained genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Many have Monday morning quarterbacked just why these initiatives failed. Show More Summary

Between Ferguson And The Reaction To The Star Wars Trailer, Racism Is Alive and Louder Than Ever

Perhaps at some point early in its development, the addition of comments under YouTube videos was probably seen as a positive societal advancement in which consumers were encouraged to help sculpt content via accompanying feedback — to idealistically form a community where new-media is a two-way road for both creators and the audience, unlike old-media [...]

Three Reasons Why Black Men Should Openly Carry a Gun after Trayvon, Ferguson, and John Crawford

I never thought I'd be an open carry advocate. However, I'm a firm believer in working within the American political system in order to change the status quo. If the 2nd Amendment is cherished by millions of Americans, then why not use...Show More Summary

Ferguson's Despair and the Devastation of White Privilege

All day people gathered, waiting, daring to hope, that maybe this time black lives would matter. Minutes passed. Then hours. And, as darkness descended on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, the now enormous crowd continued to wait patiently -- trying its best to remain optimistic. Show More Summary

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