Archive for August 19th, 2012

Romney Etch-A-Sketch Moment: Romney-Ryan Administration Wouldn’t Oppose Abortion in Instances of Rape

Romney Etch-A-Sketch Moment: Romney-Ryan Administration Wouldn’t Oppose Abortion in Instances of Rape

Another Romney Etch-A-Sketch moment:  Romney campaign throws Rep. Todd Akin off the GOP yacht to swim with the sharks saying the Romney-Ryan administration wouldn’t oppose abortion in instances of rape, but didn’t Paul Ryan hold another position two weeks ago? He believes that abortion should be illegal even in the […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney, Politics, Women's Rights
FBI Probed Late-Night Swim in Sea of Galilee by GOP Freshmen Lawmakers, Including Rep. Kevin Yoder

FBI Probed Late-Night Swim in Sea of Galilee by GOP Freshmen Lawmakers, Including Rep. Kevin Yoder

GOP scolded after late night drinking and nude swimming in Sea of Galilee, Rep. Kevin Yoder reportedly took clothes off and jumped in ocean. Other lawmakers who went for late-night swim include Rep. Ben Quayle (son of former VP Dan Quayle), Rep. Steve Southerland, Rep. Tom Reed and Rep. Jeff […]

by Janet Shan· · Politics
MO Republican Senate Nominee Todd Akin: Victims Of ‘Legitimate Rape’ Don’t Get Pregnant

MO Republican Senate Nominee Todd Akin: Victims Of ‘Legitimate Rape’ Don’t Get Pregnant

Further proof of the dumbing-down of American, Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO), who is also the state’s Republican senatorial nominee, shared some interesting information for women everywhere: “First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare,” Akin told KTVI-TV in an interview posted Sunday. “If it’s a legitimate […]

by Janet Shan· · Politics, Women's Rights
Rudy Giuliani No Longer Thinks Biden is ‘Nuts’ for ‘Chains’ Comment, Just Not Balanced to be President

Rudy Giuliani No Longer Thinks Biden is ‘Nuts’ for ‘Chains’ Comment, Just Not Balanced to be President

America’s mayor Rudy Guiliani doesn’t think Vice President Joe Biden is “nuts.” That’s after a week of questioning his ‘mental capacity’ for his “put y’all in chains” remark in front of an audience made up of many blacks.  He issued another assessment his brainpower on CBS’s Face the Nation. “Oh, no, I don’t […]

by Janet Shan· · Joe Biden
UPDATED: Former Georgia State University Soccer Player Ayokunle Lumpkin Killed in SE Atlanta

UPDATED: Former Georgia State University Soccer Player Ayokunle Lumpkin Killed in SE Atlanta

Ayokunle Lumpkin killed:  Former Georgia State University soccer player Ayokunle Lumpkin, 23, of Kennesaw, was fatally shot on Milton Avenue after he followed a vehicle that had struck his girlfriend’s car during a party in the Chosewood Park area, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. Police are searching for a green vehicle […]

by Janet Shan· · Crime News
Niall Ferguson:  Hit Road Barack, Romney-Ryan Ticket Only Path to Prosperity in America

Niall Ferguson: Hit Road Barack, Romney-Ryan Ticket Only Path to Prosperity in America

Newsweek magazine is ‘shaking’ things up again with their latest cover — Niall Ferguson telling President Obama to hit the road and our only path to prosperity is the Romney-Ryan ticket. Um, I wonder what Ferguson said about the Bush-Cheney ticket? It seems we were literally ran off the road […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections
Teacher Exodus at PS 90 Where Principal Greta Hawkins Banned Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA”

Teacher Exodus at PS 90 Where Principal Greta Hawkins Banned Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA”

Greta Hawkins, principal at The Edna Cohen School (P.S. 90) in Coney Island, has another problem on her hands, after she banned “God Bless the USA” at a recent graduation ceremony — teacher exodus. Hawkins had forbidden kindergartners from singing Lee Greenwood’s patriotic song but was okay with them singing […]

by Janet Shan· · Education News

Dept. of Labor Study Finds Just 59 Percent of American Workers Get Paid Time Off

A new study from the Department of Labor finds that just 59 percent of American workers get paid time off. That’s fewer than one in five Americans, who receive paid leave from their employers. The study found that workers with higher incomes and more education are more likely to receive paid […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Latest News
Ohio Republican Doug Preisse: “Our Voting Process Shouldn’t Accommodate Black Voters”

Ohio Republican Doug Preisse: “Our Voting Process Shouldn’t Accommodate Black Voters”

You can run but you can’t hide, the truth always comes to light. Franklin County, OH, Republican Doug Preisse voted to block Democratic efforts to expand voting hours. In an email to the Columbus Dispatch he wrote, “I guess I really actually feel we shouldn’t contort the voting process to accommodate the urban […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Politics, Elections
Action Thriller ‘Expendables 2′ Trounces Weekend Box Office to Take No. 1 Spot, Whitney Houston ‘Sparkle’ in Fifth Place

Action Thriller ‘Expendables 2′ Trounces Weekend Box Office to Take No. 1 Spot, Whitney Houston ‘Sparkle’ in Fifth Place

Lionsgate action thriller ‘Expendables 2‘, starring Sylvester Stallone and Jean-Claude Van Damme, trounced the weekend box office to take the no. 1 spot with $28.8 million, knocking last weekend’s winner, spy thriller, The Bourne Legacy to the No. 2 spot with $17 million, with a total haul of $70 million. Family […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Latest Movie News