Mopping Up TX Oil Spill With Pom-Poms?

UpTakeVideo for UpTakeVideo Published March 28, 2014 - 7:00am

In Texas, clean-up crews are working hard to clean oil along Galveston Bay in the wake of an oil tanker collision that might have released up to 168,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday. And they're doing it with... pom-poms?

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Only in America: 16-Year-Old Locked Up for Rest of His Life

Steven M. Watt for Blog of Rights Published March 26, 2014 - 7:00am

Juwan Wickware wasn't the shooter. But he is one of more than 2,500 people nationwide who will grow from a teenager to an adult to an elderly person behind bars, only leaving prison once they've died.

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Kansas Sec. of State Mocks Disenfranchised Voters as 'Procrastinators'

Miranda Blue for Right Wing Watch Published March 21, 2014 - 7:00am

Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach and Arizona attorney general Tom Horne scored a big victory in federal court when a Kansas district court judge ruled that federal voter registration forms in both states must require voters to show proof of citizenship.

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Radio Host: God Only Allowing Bill Maher to Live So He Can Repent for His Sins

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published March 18, 2014 - 7:00am

On his HBO program, Bill Maher delivered an rant against religion in which he called God an "psychotic mass murderer" and declared that America is a "stupid country" because most Americans believe the Bible's story of Noah and the Ark to be true.

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This Is How Anti-Choice Brainwashing Starts

Emily Crockett for RH Reality Check Published March 14, 2014 - 7:00am

A video posted on the Huntsville, Alabama, subreddit last night shows a man (identified by the poster as former Athens mayoral candidate J. Bradley Horner) thundering at his tiny, bewildered-looking daughter about how pro-choice advocates believe in “killing babies.”

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The Video Big Food Doesn’t Want Parents to See

John Deike for EcoWatch Published March 12, 2014 - 7:00am

Each year, “Big Food” spends $2 billion in marketing campaigns to get its unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks into the hands of children. This, and many other startling facts, were delivered in a video by Food MythBusters‘ Anna Lappe

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Coulter Compares Growth of Latino Population With Getting Raped

Brian Tashman for Right Wing Watch Published March 10, 2014 - 7:00am

CPAC invited conservative commentator Ann Coulter to debate “liberal” journalist Mickey Kaus, who ended up holding the same right-wing views on immigration reform as Coulter, and who even praised ultraconservative GOP Sen. Jeff Sessions.

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US Legislators: To Punish Putin, Frack More

Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams Published March 7, 2014 - 7:00am

As the crisis in Ukraine continues, some U.S. legislators have pushed for exporting the nation's natural gas to be used as a "weapon" or leverage point to weaken Russia and President Vladimir Putin's influence on the region.

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