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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 · May 29, 2015 · Politics
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted on Bank Fraud, Lying to FBI

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted on Bank Fraud, Lying to FBI

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R) indicted for lying to FBI and bank fraud. Another Republican just bit the dust. Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was indicted for lying to the FBI about $3.5 million he agreed to pay to an undisclosed subject to “cover up past misconduct.” Buzzfeed:  In […]

by · May 28, 2015 · Politics
Latino Voters’ Political Clout Could be Changed by SCOTUS Redistricting Case

Latino Voters’ Political Clout Could be Changed by SCOTUS Redistricting Case

The US Supreme Court agreed to hear a Texas case later this year that could literally reduce the clout of Latino voters.  That would be music to the ears of the Republican Party. #IJS Since the 1960s, the high court has enforced the “one person, one vote” rule to require […]

by · May 27, 2015 · 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 · May 25, 2015 · Politics
Right Wing Goes in Racist Mode Over Obama's POTUS Twitter Account (Photo Credit: Addicting Info)

Right Wing Goes in Racist Mode Over Obama’s POTUS Twitter Account

The right wing lunatics went into full racist mode with President Obama’s first tweet from the official POTUS Twitter account (@Potus). Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account. — President Obama (@POTUS) May 18, 2015 The hatred unleashed over POTUS Twitter account: […]

by · May 18, 2015 · Politics
President Obama to Announce Ban on Military-Style Weapons for Local Police Departments

President Obama to Announce Ban on Military-Style Weapons for Local Police Departments

President Obama will announce a ban on the transfer of military-style weapons from the federal government to local police departments nationwide. The Obama Administration’s move to ban local police departments from using federal funds to purchase military-style weaponry, the New York Times reports, will come in tandem with a report […]

by · May 18, 2015 · Politics
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 · May 15, 2015 · Politics
President Obama on B.B. King’s Passing: He “Spread Gospel of The Blues”

President Obama on B.B. King’s Passing: He “Spread Gospel of The Blues”

President Obama on B. B. King’s death: “No one did more to spread the gospel of the blues.” President Obama issued a statement on the passing of blues great B.B. King, saying, “no-one inspired more up-and-coming artists” as he has. President Obama:  “The blues has lost its king, and America […]

by · May 15, 2015 · Politics
Cher Slams GOP Over Amtrak Funding Cuts Hours After Deadly Crash (Photo Credit: Twitter via @Cher)

Cher Slams GOP Over Amtrak Funding Cuts Hours After Deadly Crash

Singer Cher slammed the GOP over the Amtrak funding cuts, hours after the deadly crash near Philadelphia that claimed seven lives and injured 200. Cher tweeted, “Hrs ago, Republicans chose 2 cut Some of The meager Funds 4 AMTRACK.” “They did this EVEN AFTER the Train Crash & loss of Life, […]

by · May 13, 2015 · 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 · May 13, 2015 · Politics