As his teenage daughter lay dying from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a Joplin, Mo., man and his son were pepper sprayed by local police and taken to jail, where they were handcuffed to a bench for being upset. The men now face charges of assault, disturbing the peace and obstruction related to that night.
If you tune in to NBC News this week, prepare to be dazzled by wall-to-wall Obamacare gush coverage. The network announced Friday that it has scheduled a special series of programs and reports to begin this week to “help Americans get the most out of the Affordable Care Act.”
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Duke University sociology professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva told students during a lecture Thursday that white people are racist pretty much no matter what they do or say. “We are not post-racial,” he said, according to The Dartmouth. “This ideology is suave but deadly.” The esteemed professor also explained that white people disguise their racism with “color-blindness” […]
Pulitzer journalist Seymour Hersh, who first earned recognition for breaking the My Lai massacre scandal, doesn’t buy the Obama Administration’s narrative of how Osama bin Laden was taken down. In fact, he thinks American media is mostly garbage and coddles President Barack Obama instead of hitting the streets to suss out the truth behind sanctioned […]
The United States spends billions of dollars on surveillance each year, and at least some of that taxpayer money could be benefiting love-struck Romeos in the National Security Agency. The NSA recently responded to a letter sent by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), revealing at least 12 incidents in which NSA analysts have abused their spying […]
The Senate passed the buck back to the House today. Voting 54-44 on strict party lines, the Senate approved a stopgap spending plan that sets up a weekend showdown between Tea Party Republicans and GOP leaders in the House. Whether the Federal government shuts down Monday is now up to them. The cloture vote took […]
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The Internal Revenue Service has lost track of $67 million spent from a slush fund set up to for the implementation of Obamacare, according to a Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the United Nations committee that has been pushing the urgency of manmade global warming on its member nations for decades, is set to deliver its latest findings today when it releases its assessment report before the media.