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I’ll spend whatever it takes to keep my donor’s bottom line safe.

My name is Gil Fulbright, honest politician, and I’m only in this thing for the money. I’m running for Kentucky Senate against Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes to bring a little honesty to the most expensive Senate race in the history of the United States.

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During an interview segment with governor Rick Perry of Texas, Fox News used the below logo. It reads “Defending our Homeland” which, in and of itself, is nothing to gawk at.

The remarkable thing is the logo design itself, which is oddly reminiscent of Irrational Games’ BioShock Infinite, as Kotaku’s Patricia Hernandez points out.

Naturally, this was a segment on immigration, so you can imagine what “defending our homeland” entails in this case.

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A full-page ad in The New York Times protesting the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling June 30 is being sponsored by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a national state/church watchdog representing over 20,000 nonbelieving members. It’s expected to run in the front news section Thursday, July 3.

Featuring an arresting portrait of birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger, whose motto was “No Gods — No Masters,” the ad criticizes the “all-male, all-Roman Catholic majority” on the Supreme Court for putting “religious wrongs over women’s rights.”

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