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Everyone in the US, remember to vote tomorrow! November 5, 2012

Posted by Erin Ptah in News Roundup.

“Getting kicked in the balls. The good news? If it’s really a legitimate kick, your scrotum will deploy a steel barrier to protect your tender testicles from harm.

Pro-life congressman Scott DeJarlais pressured mistress to get an abortion. Because nobody else’s reasons for making their own choices are legitimate, but his? Totally worth it.

Only a quarter of Americans know the true scale of the funding PBS gets (less than 1% of the federal budget). One in ten think it gets a third or more of the entire budget.

A history of dishonest FOX charts. This would a a great What Not To Do resource for an intro statistics class.

When Franklin Roosevelt announced his New Deal, religious leaders cheered. Indeed, many saw Roosevelt’s program as the realization of Christian ideals. As one Mississippi Methodist put it in 1933, ‘It is gratifying in the highest degree that our government is actually attempting to try out some of these things for which the Christian church has been contending for a quarter of a century.'”

“Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America.” As written by Focus on the Family in 2008. Let’s see how much they got right!

People who think they hate Obamacare…can still love the actual provisions of Obamacare.

An examination of claims made in the first presidential debate, and the way un-airbrushed truth seems to have gone out the window.

Attacks on US diplomatic targets since 1970, sorted by administration.

“I apologize for my language, but lies are just that, lies.”

Our good friend Rep. Todd Akin “may not understand what the procedure of abortion is at all, since he claims it can be administered to a woman who is not pregnant.”

Mitt Romney doesn’t see dead people.

A Congressional Research Service report in September at found that “lowering marginal tax rates for the wealthiest Americans had no effect on economic growth or job creation.” Senate Republicans pressured the CRS to withdraw the report.

“A coalition of community, labor and good government organizations is calling on the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to investigate presidential candidate Mitt Romney for noncompliance with the Ethics in Government Act…the Romney family personally profited by at least $15.3 million from the auto loans of 2009.



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