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What Could Go Wrong?

You will soon be allowed to carry guns in school parking lots in the state of Indiana. And I don’t mean college campuses, I mean every school K-12 and beyond. Both houses of the Indiana legislature voted Thursday night to … Continue reading
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BP and The Koch Brothers Are Poisoning Chicago

The Koch brothers are coke dealers– petroleum coke, to be more precise– a refining byproduct of tar sands oil, and they sell over 11 million tons of the stuff annually, mostly to China, India, and Latin America where they do … Continue reading
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Victory for Planned Parenthood in Indiana

Good news — in a victory for Planned Parenthood and the women of Indiana, the Supreme Court has chosen not to hear a challenge to a ruling that prohibited the state from withholding Medicaid funds. The court refused to consider … Continue reading
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March of the Micro-Phallus Sufferers

via ThinkProgress A group of gun activists armed with AR-15s and handguns held a rally at the Tippecanoe County Courthouse in Indiana on Saturday to thank Congress for voting down gun safety measures, including a proposal to expand background checks … Continue reading
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Men With Micro-Phalluses Intimidate Women and Children

A rally held yesterday by Mayor’s Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action in Indianapolis, Indiana was interrupted by several men with fully loaded penis extensions slung over their shoulders in full view of women and children. Because Freedom. More … Continue reading
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Indiana GOP: We Were Just Kidding About Requiring TWO Vaginal Probes

But you’ll still have to have at least one to satisfy Republicans in the statehouse. INDIANAPOLIS — A proposed requirement that doctors must try to perform a second ultrasound exam on women after they received abortion-inducing drugs was dropped Monday … Continue reading
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Today in Voter Suppression

Indiana Republicans are considering a bill that would deny the right to vote to students who pay out-of-state tuition. Paying out-of-state tuition could cost students something more under legislation that will be debated Wednesday: their vote. Under House Bill 1311, … Continue reading
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Another Massacre Narrowly Avoided

Posted shortly before noon today by the Associated Press CEDAR LAKE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say an Indiana man who had 47 guns and ammunition in his home has been arrested after allegedly threatening to kill people at an elementary … Continue reading

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Team Romney: God Intended for Richard Mourdock to Repeal Obamacare

During a debate appearance last night, Tea Party Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock (R-IN) said that pregnancy that resulted from rape was something that “God intended.” (Reuters) – Richard Mourdock, the Republican candidate for the Senate in Indiana, said on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Republicans Really Don't Like the Police

In Indiana, it’s even okay to use deadly force against them: Police officers in Indiana are upset over a new law allowing residents to use deadly force against public servants, including law enforcement officers, who unlawfully enter their homes. It … Continue reading

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Doof Quote of the Day

According to Tea Party nominee Richard Mourdock, who recently ousted the incumbent Dick Lugar in the Indiana Republican primary, our current tax-code is just like slavery! MOURDOCK: What he meant by that was that slavery was either going to be … Continue reading

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Romney Foreign Policy

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Rick Santorum has joined the list of wingnuts to endorse Tea Party challenger Richard Mourdock over the incumbent Dick Lugar in the Indiana senate race. It should be noted that the crusade to … Continue reading

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Bin Laden Politics

Artist – Adam Zyglis In other news, Grover Norquist has joined Sarah Palin in endorsing the Tea Party challenger Richard Mourdok for the Indiana senate seat currently held by Dick Lugar. Governor Mitch Daniels and the mainstream of the Republican … Continue reading

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A House Republican Film

Artist – RJ Matson In other news, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has chosen the co-author of the state’s voter suppression ID law as Secretary of State following a ruling by the state supreme court that registering a false address and … Continue reading

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Activist Judges!

I wouldn’t hold my breath waiting for the Right to cry “activism,” but a silent coup is taking place at this very moment for the office of Indiana Secretary of State. Last month, a jury found then-Indiana Secretary of State … Continue reading

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It’s Not Over Yet

Artist – Jeff Parker In other news, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels signed the state’s “Right to Work” legislation into law today. It’s all about jobs he says. Low paying jobs, I infer. Also — Mitt Romney committed another huge gaffe … Continue reading

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Singing Again

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, the Indiana House passed “Right-to-Work” legislation today by a margin of 54 – 44.

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Rampant Voter Fraud!

Well, not really. However, the state of Indiana has uncovered one such case, and it involves the Republican Secretary of State. The person who is directly responsible for overseeing elections. Republican Charlie White is out as secretary state and Democrat … Continue reading

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One Little Victory

Some rare good news from the Republican War Against Women: WASHINGTON (AP) — The Health and Human Services Department rejected changes in Indiana’s Medicaid plan Wednesday, saying it illegally bans funding for Planned Parenthood, and sought to make clear that … Continue reading

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