Attention lawmakers! Don't reference body parts when your speaking to the house floor. Some adults can't handle the mention of a woman's genitalia!
Michigan State Rep. Lisa Brown was BANNED from speaking on the House Floor after using the word "vagina" when arguing against a series of anti-abortion bills which, amongst other things, bans all abortions after 20 weeks with no exceptions for rape and incest.
Since the bill is largely backed by conservatives and supported by
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The ghost of James Madison is NOT amused!
Recently, certain counties in Florida banned E.L. James' 50 Shades of Grey from their public libraries and now the book’s publisher is outraged.
In a statement, Random House said:
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Great job, web users!
Legislators are running for the hills after web activists led a charge against the Protect IP Act.
Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO), Marco Rubio (R-FL) and John Cornyn (R-TX) have
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Ben & Jerry's may officially be the COOLEST company ever!
The board of directors has proclaimed full support for all of the Occupy Wall Street protestors in a message reading, "To those who occupy: We stand with you."
This comes as no surprise considering they have championed for corporate responsibility in the past, but is definitely a nice boost to the movement.
After expressing their admiration for those protesting the corporate greed that is destroying our democracy, they briefly outline issues that are important to the company such as:
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Last we heard of singer/actor Tyrese, he was rumored to be dating Whitney Houston.
But now he's found himself in the headlines once again for standing up for children's safety in a Delaware radio station.
Here's what happened…
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Dan Choi testified on Tuesday, telling the court he would be proud to go to jail for what he believes in.
A former Army police officer, he was arrested for failing to comply with police orders as he handcuffed himself to the White House fence in protest of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
Using the civil rights movement as his inspiration, Choi explains:
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Gilbert Gottfried's reputation for tasteless joking has almost become larger than the one for his voice.
He made them three weeks after 9/11, he made them right after Japan's horrible earthquake, and now he's making some about the East Coast rumble.
The comedian tweets:
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