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Bill Maher’s solution to Tea Party IRS complaints: Tax charities

“The simple solution is to stop asking the IRS to make value judgments about what’s a legitimate charity called ‘Patriots for the Violent Overthrow of the Negro Usurper’ and what’s just a family sex party," Maher wrote.
The head of a sphinx discovered in the largest tomb ever unearthed in Amphipolis, in the Macedonian region of northern Greece (AFP Photo/)

Head of sphinx discovered at mysterious ancient Greek tomb

Since discovery of the site, deemed to be of huge historical importance, there has been widespread speculation over who was buried there: from Roxana, Alexander’s Persian wife, to Olympias, the king’s mother, to one of his generals.
Blackwater Worldwide security guards Donald Ball (2nd L) and Dustin Heard (R) leave the federal courthouse with their legal team and supporters after being arraigned with three fellow Blackwater guards on manslaughter charges for allegedly killing 14 unarmed civilians and wounding 20 others in a 2007 shooting in Baghdad, in Washington January 6, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Jury convicts four former Blackwater guards for gunning down unarmed Iraqis

The 2007 shooting stood out for its brazenness, even during a war replete with grisly incidents, and raised questions about the rules governing security contractors working overseas for the U.S. government.
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Author says South should form new nation without gays and Hispanics called ‘Reagan’

He said that southern states – starting with Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina – should leave the United States so they can implement a right-wing Christian system of government.

Whistleblowers: IRS officials behind ‘fraudulent’ multi-billion dollar corporate tax giveaways

A 10-year veteran Internal Revenue Service (IRS) attorney has demanded a Congressional audit of the IRS to investigate the agency’s alleged role in allowing American corporations to illegally avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes at the same time the agency is cracking down on individuals and small businesses.
Ben Marine (Screen capture)

A Hispanic man delivers absentee ballots, and now conservatives want him dead

In a video posted on YouTube, Ben Marine can be seen entering the lobby of an Arizona polling station in a Citizens for a Better Arizona and delivering absentee ballots he had collected.
Univ. of North Carolina's Kenan Memorial Stadium [North Carolina Tar Heels official Facebook page]

Univ. of North Carolina uncovers 18-year fake class program set up to help athletes

The report does not incriminate any coaches or athletic administrators in the scheme, carried out by two people within the African and Afro-American Studies department.
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GOP candidate with fetish-related felony record warns against ‘homosexual agenda’

Haskins broke into vehicles at least four times between April 2010 and January 2011, disconnected ignition wires, and started the engine. As the snapped wires threw off sparks, he would pleasure himself in a ritual he has described as “cranking.”
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Florida man ‘lucky he didn’t kill somebody’ trying out concrete-piercing rifle ammo downtown

Detectives were “working to figure out charges, if any,” an Orlando Police Department spokesperson told WESH. “At best, they will have Improper Exhibition. Punishable by up to 1 year in jail.”