Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Guns & Ammo magazine has fired contributing editor Dick Metcalf following a controversial column in its December issue in which he attempts a comparison between government regulation of firearms to other “Constitutional” limitations like licensing drivers and arresting people who kill in the name of religion.
The Sanford, Fla., police department has ditched its plan to disarm neighborhood watch volunteers. Coming in the aftermath of the now-infamous show trial of Sanford resident George Zimmerman over the stand-your-ground shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the plan appeared to be a police effort to rehabilitate the city’s maligned public image.
Family members of a 3-year-old boy killed in a northern Missouri house fire last week say that the boy may have had a chance to survive had police not used a stun gun on the boy’s stepfather as he frantically tried to re-enter the burning home to save the child.
A study from the University of Michigan suggests that the major political parties have a real interest in keeping third-party candidates off the stage because “apathetic or ambivalent voters” tend to pick a candidate based heavily on televised debate performance.
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We don’t know what to make of this, so we’re just passing it along and letting you make of it what you will. A new book co-authored by Mark Halperin (Time, MSNBC) and John Heilemann (New York magazine, MSNBC) claims that President Barack Obama hates the Congressional Black Caucus almost as much as the Tea […]
President Barack Obama’s infamous “keep your plan” promise was a lie. America knows that because there are thousands of Americans who like their plans but are unable to keep them since the President’s healthcare overhaul was rolled out. Here’s some footage of the President lying to Americans. And here’s what the White House’s own website […]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clearly doesn’t agree with White House Press Secretary Jay Carney that there’s “no daylight between Israel and the United States” on presenting a united front to Iran in ratcheting down Iran’s developing nuclear weapons program. In a statement today on his official website, Netanyahu called an expected deal that would […]
The New York Times’ editorial board has made a disappointing endorsement of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), even as the actual text of the agreement remains secret. That raises two distressing possibilities: either in an act of extraordinary subservience, the Times has endorsed an agreement that neither the public nor its editors have the ability to […]