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Washington Says Goodbye To Gender Bias

In a move that some call silly, Washington state is removing 40,000 pieces of legislation that contain gender-biased words such as fisherman, freshman, and journeyman plumber. New laws will come into effect this week finally implementing the state’s six year effort to rewrite all state laws using gender-neutral vocabulary. Terms such as fisherman, freshman, and


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Second Teen Arrested for Sarcastic Video Game Comment

After news of the teen being arrested in Ohio for comments he made during an online game, a story has surfaced of a gamer who was arrested in October for comments he made on ‘Runescape’. Josh Pillault was an avid gamer, and during an online game of Runescape, he and another gamer began exchanging insults.


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The NSA Introduces NSAFLIX!!

The NSA decided to give back to the nation today by releasing NSAFLIX! Spy on the girl next door from her webcam, find out where grandma is hiding your inheritance ,and all the info you could ever want with NSAFLIX. At NSAFLIX, no need to sign up because they have all your information already! NSAFLIX


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Egypt Update: Muhamed Morsi Refuses Ultimatum!

Yesterday, the Chief General of the Egyptian army told President Muhamed Morsi to give in to the people’s demands or the military would have to intervene. Morsi refused. The protests in Egypt’s Tahrir Square swelled with thousands demanding the current president, Muhamed Morsi, resign from his office. Just yesterday, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi gave President Morsi


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CNN Broadcasts George Zimmerman’s SSN!

CNN has made a number mistakes over the past few years, but broadcasting George Zimmerman’s Social Security Number on live TV is up there on the list of biggest ‘oops’ moments. CNN quickly cut away from the still image, but DVR is a thing so the image went viral. CNN also decided to weigh in


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Egyptians Demand Morsi To Step Down Or Else!

Millions of Egyptians gathered to protest President Mohamed Morsi and the ruling Muslim Brotherhood, ransacking the Islamic party’s headquarters and setting it on fire. Six people were killed in the Egyptian protest against the Muslim Brotherhood and President Morsi. At the same time, Morsi received the resignations of four of his cabinet ministers, all doing


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Sarah Palin Leaving The GOP?!

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin plans on leaving the GOP and starting her very own ‘Freedom Party’! Former Republican nominee for Vice President Sarah Palin entertained the idea of building a ‘Freedom Party’ while answering questions via twitter on Fox News Saturday. The tweet read: “Would you & Mark Levin be willing to build a


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Battle Of Gettysburg 150th Anniversary!

July 1st marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, the most violent battle in the American Civil War. 150 years to the day, civil war re-enactors got their chance to partake in the Battle of Gettysburg. The 3 day battle began on July 1st, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It


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Dzhokar Tsarnaev Indicted On 30 Counts

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev has been formally indicted on 30 separate counts, 17 of those counts carry the death sentence. A federal grand jury released the indictments yesterday. The charges include: 15 counts of possession and use of a firearm resulting in death 7 counts use of or conspiracy to use a weapon of


Crisis in Syria

US Has Supplied The Syrian Rebels Since 2012?!

President Obama recently confirmed the US will start supplying the Syrian rebels with weapons. It turns out we’ve been secretly supplying them since last year. CIA operatives and US special operations troops have been secretly training Syrian rebels with anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons since late last year. President Obama and the administration only recently announced


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DOMA and Prop 8 Are Dead!

Early this morning, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8 were ruled unconstitutional by the US Supreme Court. As a quick refresher, DOMA was a law that allowed states to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages, barring same-sex couples from insurance and other social benefits. Proposition 8 was a California law that would have banned same-sex


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Australia’s Prime Minister Ousted!

In a stunning turn of events, Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard has resigned from her office to make room for the new labor party leader, Kevin Rudd. In an early party election called by Gillard, Rudd beat out the current PM to become the head of the Australian Labor Party. In advance of the party


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