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    Real Tea Party (GOP) Death Panels?

    Under Obama’s health care law, from 2014 through 2016, the federal government will pay the full cost of opening Medicaid to anyone, who earns up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level, which is $15,282 for a single person this year. Over time, that share will decline until it reaches 90% in 2022 and future years. Compare that to [...]

  • Time Magazine Top 100

    Time Magazine Top 100

    According to Managing Editor, Nancy Gibbs, Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people (with Beyonce on the cover) are significant achievers of the past year and likely to continue their powerful ways. One assumes those already showcased in past issues, are less likely to currently appear. Remember the criteria is influential, not necessarily rich, though both attributes tend to coexist, and [...]

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    White Supremacy, Reality TV, and The African-American Woman

    The history of African-American women in America is one in which there has been much joy and a lot of pain. It is not easy being a woman in this society, particularly an African-American woman because they have three strikes against them. They are women, strike one. They belong to a class that is associated with poverty and welfare, strike two. [...]

  • This Koch’s not for you!

    This Koch’s not for you!

    A few months ago, the Washington Post looked inside the Koch brothers political empire[i].  The Post said, “The money flows through a complex maze of tax-exempt groups and limited liability corporations, creating multiple barriers that shield the identities of the donors.” Over twenty organizations are shown, but probably the biggest influence is Americans for Prosperity (AFP), masquerading as Tea Party [...]

  • A Youth Movement Against Homophobia: Get REAL

    A Youth Movement Against Homophobia: Get REAL

    Dear readers of TabooJive, It is my pleasure to re-introduce Get REAL! (TabooJive featured a previous project of ours on their page a few years back) We are a Canadian non-profit and our mission is to empower university and college students across the country to speak to high school and middle school students about unlearning homophobia and embracing everyone, regardless [...]

  • The Female Orgasm: From one Man’s Perspective

    The Female Orgasm: From one Man’s Perspective

    The clitoris is the only organ on the human body made with just one purpose: pleasure.

  • Lizzy the Lezzy

    Lizzy the Lezzy

    Originally created by Ruth Selwyn in 2006, Lizzy the Lezzy is an animated, stand-up comedian who entertains “muff munchers,” educates followers, and calls out homophobia from around the world. Utilizing humor to attract a majority of Lizzy’s audience, the creators have put together an entire archive of videos, each one with a different theme, for followers and fans to watch [...]

  • Chris Christie: Costing Taxpayers?

    Chris Christie: Costing Taxpayers?

    New Jersey (NJ) taxpayers will be happy to hear that they spent over $1 million to clear their governor, Chris Christie of any Bridgegate wrongdoing – well, sort of. It did not involve the real-life investigations — the Justice Department or the NJ lawmaker, both of which are just starting. About 3 months ago, Christie hired lawyers to defend himself, [...]

  • MH370: The Story Told!

    MH370: The Story Told!

    In our media world there are varying combinations of the responsible and irresponsible news sources. The mix can involve communicating an agenda, dispensing spectacle, and/or relaying information. Fox has a steady following of polarized viewers, whose appetite seems to be maintained through Fox’s incendiary tools of attack against anything progressive, often suggesting conspiracy, scandal, and/or subterfuge. The dearth of information [...]