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Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Legalize Firing LGBTQ Workers for Their Sexual Orientation

Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Legalize Firing LGBTQ Workers for Their Sexual Orientation

Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing three major cases on discrimination against LGBTQ workers, the Department of Justice asked the court to legalize anti-gay workplace discrimination on Friday, arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 doesn’t protect LGBTQ workers from being fired because of their sexual orientation.

According to BuzzFeed News, an amicus brief filed by the DOJ...

Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso yesterday at 01:02. 2 comments

Dallas Middle Schoolers Forced to Learn in Sweltering Classrooms With Broken AC

Dallas Middle Schoolers Forced to Learn in Sweltering Classrooms With Broken AC

Students at a Dallas middle school started their first week of classes in sweltering indoor temperatures, as the school’s air conditioning system was still broken after weeks of repairs, the Dallas Morning News reported.

According to the paper, some classrooms at Francisco F. Medrano Middle School are completely without working air conditioning. Others classrooms having to be re-cooled in the...

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 23, 2019 at 22:09. 4 comments

A$AP Rocky, Hero, Reportedly Ghosted on Thanking Trump for Lobbying to Get Him Out of Jail

A$AP Rocky, Hero, Reportedly Ghosted on Thanking Trump for Lobbying to Get Him Out of Jail

Two of Trump’s top African American supporters told Yahoo News they’re upset with rapper A$AP Rocky and his team of managers and lawyers for apparently snubbing them, uhh, I mean, snubbing Trump , after the rapper was released from Swedish jail earlier this month.

Rocky was detained in Sweden for nearly a month after he and two of his associates were involved in a street fight on June 30....

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 23, 2019 at 00:26. 14 comments

We're Building Schools to Give Kids Places to Hide During Mass Shootings Now

We're Building Schools to Give Kids Places to Hide During Mass Shootings Now

This is the future we live in now: Congress and President Trump won’t do shit about stopping mass shootings, so school districts are taking matters into their own hands, with one Michigan district reverse engineering the expansion of its high school to protect its students better than the government will.

According to Michigan news station WZZM 13, Fruitport School District is outfitting a...

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 22, 2019 at 22:24. 10 comments

Is it homecoming week or something?

Is it homecoming week or something?

Is it homecoming week or something? A day after Spicy’s reality show news , Trump’s former Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced she’s joining Fox News as a contributor. Her first appearance is Sept. 6. Let the rebranding of a potential Arkansas gubernatorial candidate begin!

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 22, 2019 at 21:35. 7 comments

Anderson Cooper Calls Out Ivanka Trump's Silence on Her Dad's Anti-Semitism

Anderson Cooper Calls Out Ivanka Trump's Silence on Her Dad's Anti-Semitism

It’s like clockwork: first something bad happens—or worse, President Donald Trump does something bad himself —then a news bit about White House advisor and first daughter Ivanka Trump appears in the press, reaffirming her position as someone who tried to “do” something to vaguely influence her father.

CNN host Anderson Cooper, clearly fed up with the president’s days-long anti-Semitic...

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 22, 2019 at 00:59.

Boston's Straight Pride Parade Decides It's a Cosplay Contest Now

Boston's Straight Pride Parade Decides It's a Cosplay Contest Now

The best thing just happened to the upcoming Boston “Straight Pride” Parade (second to this dumbassevent being cancelled): It’s been turned into a cosplay contest!

The organization hosting the August 31 event, “Super Happy Fun America,” announced on Tuesday that they’re introducing a “cosplay contest,” encouraging its Very Straight Yet “Not Anti-LGTBQ” attendees to “promote fun and tolerance”...

Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 21, 2019 at 21:05.

America Happy to Let Sean Spicer Dance for His Redemption

America Happy to Let Sean Spicer Dance for His Redemption

Oh goody! Another opportunity for the United States to humanize a bumbling Trump administration asshole—this time former Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Dancing with the Stars.

Ha ha ha, I am really laffin’ at this joke about one of Spicer’s most memorable gaffes of lying to the press . I’m so excited to hear more jokes about his disservice to the American people during this season of DWTS!

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 21, 2019 at 04:29. 5 comments

U.S. Not Providing Flu Vaccines in Immigration Jails Even After Kids Have Died

U.S. Not Providing Flu Vaccines in Immigration Jails Even After Kids Have Died

The U.S. won’t be providing vaccinations for migrant families held in government custody ahead of the next flu season, CNBC reported on Tuesday, despite the infection playing a role in the deaths of at least three children.

In a statement to CNBC, a CBP spokeswoman said the agency and its medical contractors don’t offer the vaccines to those hold in detention because of the “short-term nature...

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 21, 2019 at 01:31. 3 comments

What’s better than one Elizabeth Warren?

What’s better than one Elizabeth Warren?

What’s better than one Elizabeth Warren? TWO Elizabeth Warrens!! The Massachusetts Senator and Democratic presidential candidate met her doppelgänger at a rally in Minnesota on Monday. According to the Star Tribune, Stephanie Oyen showed up to the rally in her Halloween costume as a joke, confusing many Warren fans.

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 20, 2019 at 21:41. 6 comments

There's a Glaring Flaw With Each of the 2020 Candidates' Rally Playlists

There's a Glaring Flaw With Each of the 2020 Candidates' Rally Playlists

The New York Times has a big interactive out today about the playlists the 2020 Democrats (and President Donald Trump) play at their campaign rallies. Immediately, there were several glaring issues, among them being: Where, oh where, is beloved teen superstar Billie Eilish , who currently has the No. 1 song in the country?

Sure, no one may be jumping at the chance to have a song titled “bad...

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 16, 2019. 20 comments

Andrew Yang, Just Say You Hate Fat People and Move Along!!!

Andrew Yang, Just Say You Hate Fat People and Move Along!!!

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang threw some very intelligent, not at all lazy insults at President Donald Trump during an appearance at the Iowa State Fair over the weekend. Speaking to reporters, Yang riffed that Trump could only beat him at a game of, uh, keeping a hot air balloon on the ground “because he is so fat.”

“I can’t be eating crap on the trail too often, because I...

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 16, 2019. 19 comments

Cardi B Interviewed Bernie Sanders in a Nail Salon and We Love It!!!

Cardi B Interviewed Bernie Sanders in a Nail Salon and We Love It!!!

Cardi B, a supporter of Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, brought her fans into the center of the 2020 arena during an interview with Sanders at a Detroit nail salon, asking him questions that her stans were dying to have answered.

In an nearly 12-minute interview released by the Sanders campaign on Thursday, Cardi and Sanders discussed getting President Trump...

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 15, 2019. 24 comments

Voters Have Some Legitimate(ly Sexist) Concerns About Elizabeth Warren

Voters Have Some Legitimate(ly Sexist) Concerns About Elizabeth Warren

Democratic presidential candidate and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a lot of great ideas she would like to implement as president! But she’s also a woman! AARRRGGGG between these two factors, it’s a tough decision for voters to make, a sigh-inducing piece today from the New York Times reported.

Yes, some voters are worried Warren is too progressive, or too smart, or can never...

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 15, 2019.

Marianne Williamson Compares Her Plight to Migrants at the Border

Marianne Williamson Compares Her Plight to Migrants at the Border

Marianne Williamson’s Tuesday chat at the New York-based women’s co-working space The Wing went just about as well as expected , with the Democratic presidential candidate and author somehow comparing her treatment in the race to the way President Donald Trump is treating migrants at the border.

As The Cut reported, Williamson didn’t get into much policy in her conversation with journalist Amy...

Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 15, 2019. 3 comments

Ben Shapiro's Advice for Poor People: Have You Ever Considered Just NOT Being Poor?

Ben Shapiro's Advice for Poor People: Have You Ever Considered Just NOT Being Poor?

Right-wing troll Ben Shapiro has some helpful advice for anyone who’s working two jobs and still struggling to make ends meet. Well, it’s less advice, and more a deeply immoral critique: How dumb are you for taking a low-paying job that requires you to get a second job in the first place!!

“If you had to work more than one job to have a roof over your head or food on the table, you probably...

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 14, 2019.

Trump's Immigration Chief: That Statue of Liberty Poem Was About Europeans OK??

Trump's Immigration Chief: That Statue of Liberty Poem Was About Europeans OK??

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services, can’t stop reinterpreting the poem about immigrants engraved on the Statue of Liberty in order to justify the Trump administration’s new cruel “public charge” rule .

He tried again Tuesday night on CNN, where he explained the 1883 poem about the U.S. taking in “your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to...

Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 14, 2019.

Florida Vet Told She Can't Even Fly a Puerto Rican Flag in Her Own Damn Yard

Florida Vet Told She Can't Even Fly a Puerto Rican Flag in Her Own Damn Yard

A veteran in Florida is refusing to take down the Puerto Rican flag flying outside her home after her homeowners’ association notified her that doing so is against their rules.

Orlando-area news station WFTV 9 reported that Frances Santiago, an Army veteran who served 14 years as a medic, including two tours in Iraq, began flying her Puerto Rican flag outside her home in solidarity with Puerto...

Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 14, 2019. 1 comments

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is slated to announce Fair Fight 2020 today, wh

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is slated to announce Fair Fight 2020 today, wh

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is slated to announce Fair Fight 2020 today, which will fight voter suppression in more than a dozen states. It aims to “make sure their voters have minimal problems casting ballots and that those ballots are counted,” WaPo reported.

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Samantha Grasso Samantha Grasso Aug 13, 2019.

Here Ivanka Goes Again!

Here Ivanka Goes Again!

When your father is the most powerful man in the world, and he’s not exactly jumping at the chance to stop another mass shooting in any meaningful way , what’s a daughter to do? Well, you get on the phone to speak to less powerful people and ask them how keen they are to fix the country’s mass shooting problem themselves!

According to Axios on Tuesday, Ivanka Trump has been “quietly” calling...

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