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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Orders Confederate Flag Removed from Capitol Grounds

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Orders Confederate Flag Removed from Capitol Grounds

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R), ordered the “Confederate battle flag, which stands at the foot of the confederate memorial on the state Capitol grounds” be taken down, the Birmingham News reports. “Two workers came out of the Capitol building about 8:20 a.m. and with no fanfare quickly and quietly took the […]

by Janet Shan· · Today's Headlines
Republican Hypocrisy Evident in Dennis Hastert's Alleged Sexual of Male Minor (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Republican Hypocrisy Evident in Dennis Hastert’s Alleged Sexual Abuse of Male Minor

Republican hypocrisy is so evident with regard to how the party views the gay rights, including same sex marriage, when so many scandals have erupted that involve senior Republicans engaging in same-sex scandals. Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is the latest Republican hypocrite to be exposed over the alleged sexually […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Politics
Jolene Reinboldt: Teen Brother Steve Reinboldt Was Abused by Dennis Hastert (Photo Credit: ABC News Video Screengrab)

Jolene Burdge: Teen Brother Steve Reinboldt Was Abused by Dennis Hastert

Another prominent Republican engaged in closeted homosexual behavior and being accused of sexual abuse. Um, the hypocrisy continues. Dennis Hastert is accused of sexually abusing then-teen Steve Reinboldt during his tenure at Yorkville High School. Daily Mail:  “The first alleged sexual abuse victim of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert […]

by Janet Shan· · Today's Headlines
Newspaper Apologizes for Publishing Obama Execution Letter

Newspaper Apologizes for Publishing Obama Execution Letter

Pennsylvania newspaper apologizes for printing Obama execution letter, blames editor. The Daily Item, a Pennsylvania newspaper, has apologized for publishing a letter to the editor calling for President Obama’s execution, Politico reports. Daily Item letter: “To the families of those fallen heros [sic] whose blood lies on the sands of Iraq; […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Politics
GOPer Bart Hester Wants Springdale Police Chief Fired for Releasing Josh Duggar Offense Report

GOPer Bart Hester Wants Springdale Police Chief Fired for Releasing Josh Duggar Offense Report

Right wing hypocrisy: Arkansas state Sen. Bart Hester (R) wants the police chief, who released the 2006 offense report alleging that Josh Duggar molested five underage girls when he was a teenager, fired. Duggar, of TLC’s “19 and Counting,” confessed last week to the allegations. Hester told TV station KFSM that […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Politics
Star-Ledger: Gov. Chris Christie Should Ask Himself "Why Don't People Love Me?" (Photo Credit: Donkey Hotey via Flickr)

Star-Ledger: Gov. Chris Christie Should Ask Himself “Why Don’t People Love Me?”

When the newspaper in your own state can’t stand you, then you know you have a heckuva problem on your hands. GOP presidential wannabe New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was dissed in a major way by the Star-Ledger editorial board. Newark Star Ledger Editorial Board: “For months, we have wondered […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Barack and Michelle Obama Almost 1 Percenters, Net Worth Up to $6.9 Million

Barack and Michelle Obama Almost 1 Percenters, Net Worth Up to $6.9 Million

Barack and Michelle Obama are almost 1 percenters. According to financial disclosures released on Friday, the first family has assets worth between $1.9 million and $6.9 million. The Obamas, employing a cautious investment strategy while in the White House, hold much of their wealth—at least $1.25 million—in Treasury notes and […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Politics
Fox News Host: Food Stamps Are Designed to "Buy Votes" for Democrats (Photo Credit: Fox News Video Screengrab)

Fox News Host: Food Stamps Are Designed to “Buy Votes” for Democrats

Fox News host Stuart Varney: Food stamps designed to “buy votes” for Democrats Fox News host Stuart Varney claims food stamps are designed to “buy votes” for Democrats. Um, I guess he didn’t get the memo that more whites are on food stamps than any other demographic. Therefore, his argument […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Politics
Michelle Obama Says Caricature of Angry Black Woman ‘Knocked Me Back’

Michelle Obama Says Caricature of Angry Black Woman ‘Knocked Me Back’

Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address a Tuskegee University saying, says some of the attacks against her as the first black First Lady were racially motivated. She said the caricature of her on a magazine cover as an angry black woman with a machine gun and a huge afro, “knocked me back […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Michelle Obama
Thanks to White Privilege, Rand Paul’s “Belligerent” Son Gets Pass for 3rd DUI

Thanks to White Privilege, Rand Paul’s “Belligerent” Son Gets Pass for 3rd DUI

Rand Paul’s son, William Paul, cited for DUI Thanks to affluenza, William Paul, the oldest son of GOP presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul, gets a pass for another drunk driving incident. William Hilton Paul, 22, was given a citation (slap on the wrist) after being pulled over on Sunday after […]

by Janet Shan· · Politics