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Bitter Batter: Court Sides Against Discriminatory Sweet Cakes Bakery

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In a discrimination case stemming from an incident in 2013, the Oregon Court of Appeals has sided with the state, upholding the penalty against bigoted bakery owners Aaron and Melissa Klein. The owners of the now-closed Sweet Cakes By Melissa bakery in Gresham, Oregon (suburb of Portland) refused to make a wedding cake for Rachel…

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Zach Wahls Announces Senate Bid, Famously Defended Lesbian Moms

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Zach Wahls, who defended same-sex marriage in 2011’s most-watched political video, is seeking a seat as Iowa State Senator. At the time that speech went viral, Wahls was an extremely omniscient 19-year-old who showed himself as a living example that his two moms—Jackie Reger and Terry Wahls—raised a superb citizen on the cusp of a…

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obamaharry

Interviewed By Prince Harry, Obama Expertly Shades Trump

Politics  

Obama and Prince Harry have unveiled a bromantic interview they recorded a couple months ago, and it’s basically a combo of Trump shade and aggressive avoidance of major conversation topics. In the interview for BBC Radio 4’s Today, Obama and Harry start out things by avoiding Obama’s real feelings about Trump’s inauguration. When Harry asks…

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Evil Money Moves: Trump Tax Reform Disgrace Passed

Politics  

How old were you 30 years ago? Were you born yet? According to one fleeting CNN.com headline, the Republican-dominated House of Representatives just passed “the biggest tax changes in 30 years.” That’s when Reagan was president, and the Tax Reform Act of 1986 was passed with a democratic majority (Reagan Democrats) in both houses. When…

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Family Values: Sarah Palin’s Son Goes On Boozy Rampage, Pummels Dad

Politics  

In a surprise to no one, Track Palin—the son of former Alaska Governor and 2008 vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin—was arrested Saturday on assault and burglary charges. Details from Anchorage Daily News say the 28-year-old “repeatedly hit his father, Todd Palin.” Track had shown up at the Palin family home in Wasilla to retrieve a truck….

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Huh? Philippine Strongman Duterte Now Backs Same-Sex Unions

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It turns out that the vengeful, possibly psychopathic President of the Philippines, who has palled around with the Donald and bragged about brutally killing someone as a teenager, might actually do something good for a change. Presumably in between ordering the murders of scores of wayward drug dealers and suspected drug users (what a buzzkill,…

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Trump Admin Bans 7 Terms At CDC Including ‘Transgender,’ ‘Diversity’

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Something evil—Vladimir Putin?—has let a bee into Trump’s orange bonnet. In part, it also smells like the evangelical ideology of Mike Pence woven past Trump’s hair plugs into his brain, because the White House has given the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) a list of seven words that are forbidden to be used…

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‘Bye Felicia’: GMA Host Shades Outgoing Trump Appointee Omarosa

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With just two words, Robin Roberts, co-host of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” summed up how we all feel about Omarosa Manigault Newman departing the White House: “Bye Felicia.” The controversial reality TV star resigned or was fired, depending on who’s telling the story, from her ill-defined position inside Trump’s White House, after serving less than…

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Jones Trumps Hate: Homophobe, Pedophile, Racist Moore Loses

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You guys, Donald Trump finally did a good thing! Thanks to his amoral, depraved stumping for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, Trumpy actually managed to mobilize Alabaman activists and celebrities to rally support for Moore’s opponent, Doug Jones — who surprised the nation when he won the Senate seat Tuesday. Roy Moore, who actually rode…

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#KeatonStrong: Bullying Viral Video Story Takes Shocking Turn

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You may have heard of the 11-year-old Tennessee boy Keaton Jones who recently went viral after his filmed account of being bullied caught the attention of celebrities across the country. In the filmed confession, Jones admits to his mother that his classmates make fun of his nose and call him ugly. Jones also goes on…

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