Since Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy vocally supported traditional marriage, the LGBT community vowed to boycott the intolerant, hateful fried chicken chain. But the protests have been anything but a tolerant love fest.
In July it was announced that President Barack Obama would be weaned off his teleprompter — or, as some call it, TOTUS. It was an attempt to get him to speak “more extemporaneously.” But the President reverted to his old method during a recent stop in Florida, a State that will be important in November.
A lack of media coverage of Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day has some people thinking the mainstream media are chicken. While many outlets did cover the event, it was not given adequate treatment in several publications. At least not as much as the “kiss-in” that took place Friday.
Crop circles have been found in an Eastern Washington wheat field. Local farmers are perplexed by the circles. The design, which resembles Mickey Mouse ears, covers about an acre of wheat.
How bad is the economy under President Barack Obama? It’s so bad that a woman in Ohio broke into jail and told deputies she wanted to be arrested. Tiffany Hurd was charged with criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.
A group of black pastors is rallying together in an attempt to decrease the support of President Barack Obama in black communities. Their efforts are largely a response to Obama’s same-sex marriage stance. The group claims to have 3,742 black pastors in its camp.
President Barack Obama took $5,000 out of his own pockets to donate to his campaign. Democrats admit that Republicans have raised more money and that Obama’s re-election campaign has fallen behind in donations. “On its own, what I gave won’t be enough to surmount the unprecedented fundraising we’ve seen on the other side,” said the President.
There’s no reason for kids in Washington, D.C., to cut grass or wash cars this summer. The public school system is paying kids $5.25 an hour to attend summer school. The students being paid are those with poor grades.
A group of about 20 teens stormed a store in Wicker Park over the weekend, stealing about $3,000 worth of jeans. The shoplifting took place just days after Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke about “Chicago values.”
On Sunday, CNN played the song “Stupid Girls” before a story about Sarah Palin. The snippet of the song contained the lyric, “Stupid girl, stupid girls, stupid girls, maybe if I act like that…”
A billboard in Caldwell, Idaho, is causing an uproar. The highway advertisement compares President Barack Obama to alleged Batman shooter James Holmes. Attempts to get the billboard removed have been unsuccessful.
When it rains, it pours. A man in Oregon has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for collecting rainwater on his property. The government determined he had “illegal reservoirs.”
Miss Nevada 2007 is suing the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The department had a warrant for apartment “C” but knocked down the door of apartment “A.” When they entered, Calenche Ranae Manos was covered with only a bed sheet.
A 13-year-old Michigan teen saved nearly $1,000 to start a hot dog business as a way to help take pressure off of his disabled parents. On the same day he set up shop, the city of Holland shut him down.
President Barack Obama has issued an executive order establishing the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans. The President said it will give black students “a complete and competitive education from the time they’re born all through the time they get a career.”
Following Chick-fil-A President and CEO Dan Cathy’s comments on traditional marriage, gay rights activists are making plans to boycott the restaurant until the cows come home. But two prominent Republicans are organizing Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day.
Medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles took a hit on Tuesday. The city council approved a measure that will ban dispensaries throughout the city. The ban was passed unanimously with a 14-0 vote.
The Aurora, Colo., shooting has ratcheted up debates about gun laws. But in the State where the shooting occurred, something else has ratcheted up: gun sales. Background checks needed to buy a gun legally are up 43 percent after James Holmes’ alleged shooting spree.
For years, high schools have used large buildings in the community for graduation. But church buildings might have to be crossed off the list after a ruling in Wisconsin on Monday.
Clara Sutton, co-owner of Cool Blast Lemonade, has a message for President Barack Obama following his “You didn’t build that,” remark in Roanoke, Va. “I would say that’s rude,” Clara said.
A man in North Carolina has been arrested for refusing to leave jail. Five hours after his release from jail, Rodney Dwayne Valentine was still hanging around the Sheriff’s office. He refused to leave, so he was locked up.
According to Virginia State Senator Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Mitt Romney wants race to be part of November’s election. Lucas said that Romney and his supporters do not want anyone “other than a white man in the White House.”
Some Indiana Republicans are taking a hit after displaying at a fair a punching bag featuring President Barack Obama. It was removed after some fairgoers objected to the display.