Archive for May, 2013
FOX News, The New York Times, The Associated Press, CBS News, CNN and The Huffington Post all have told Attorney General Eric Holder he can forget about trying to control a dialogue between government and the press.
There are a number of theories as to why Senator John McCain (R-Wackobirdland) spent Memorial Day with Syrian rebels. But one thing is for certain, the Senator opened himself up for a little bit of criticism from anyone who is more interested in carrying his big stick than swinging it wildly and hoping it hits something.
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The United States is moving forward with plans to include the Chinese navy in next year’s Rim Of The Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, the largest international warfare exercise in the world. China’s never participated in the U.S.-led RIMPAC; in fact, it’s never been invited before. But the Pentagon issued an invitation this year, falling in line […]
The intended victim of a home invasion in Medford, Ore., was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, reckless endangerment and menacing after he allegedly told the would-be perpetrator, who was attempting to break in through the back door, to get off his property and followed it up by firing a warning shot into the […]
TRENTON, N.J., (UPI) — A New Jersey man who offered online bidders his spot in heaven said bidding reached $100,000 before eBay took down his proposal. Ari Mandel, 31, who lived in an Orthodox Jewish community until he was 23 and now identifies himself as theologically atheist, said eBay removed an auction offering his “Portion […]
BROOKLYN PARK, Md., (UPI) — An 8-year-old Maryland boy suspended for biting his Pop-Tart into a gun shape received a National Rifle Association lifetime membership at a GOP fundraiser. Josh Welch, who was suspended March 1 from Park Elementary School in Brooklyn Park for making a gun shape with his Pop-Tart, was presented with a […]
The National Rifle Association presented 8-year-old Marylander Josh Welch a free lifetime membership, valued at $550, in a lighthearted demonstration of the absurdity of Josh’s school suspension over a gun-shaped pastry. Josh received the membership from Maryland State Representative Nicholaus Kipke at a local Republican fundraising event “during a tongue-in-cheek presentation that involved a Pop-Tart […]
PALMER, Mass., (UPI) — A Massachusetts woman said officials at her son’s school have backed off plans to discipline the kindergartener for bringing a Lego gun on the school bus. Mieke Crane said she was initially told her son would have to write a letter of apology to the school bus driver, serve detention Tuesday […]
LOWELL, Mass., (UPI) — A Massachusetts teenager injured in the Boston Marathon bombings was crowned prom queen by her class. Sydney Corcoran, a senior at Lowell High School, was injured along with her mother, Celeste, in the April 15 bombings. She was crowned prom queen at the dance Tuesday night, WBZ-TV, Boston, reported Wednesday. “I […]