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Mexican prison riot kills 44

Members of Mexico’s Zetas drug gang killed 44 rivals from the Gulf cartel in a prison riot before staging a mass escape, possibly with help from authorities, Mexican officials said Monday. Prisoners bludgeoned and stabbed other inmates to death in one of Mexico’s deadliest prison riots Sunday in the Apodaca…

Man punches and kicks Disneyland workers

A man was released from jail Sunday afternoon following his inappropriate behavior at Disneyland, including punching and kicking the theme park’s employees after allegedly starting a fight outside a ride. According to the ABC Los Angeles, 53-year-old Glenn Horlacher was taken into custody Saturday afternoon for his actions, including a…

We Need Vaginal Ultrasounds So That Mothers Can Remember What Pregnancy Was Like

In the annals of justifying Virginia’s rape-through-ultrasound, many remarkably stupid things have been said; chief among them is, “Hey, let’s force women to be vaginally penetrated in order to show them that they’re pregnant…even though they already know.” A strong second, however, is that women deserve to be penetrated because…

SOPA author demands ISPs keep user data for 18 months

Lawmakers in the U.S. and Canada are considering two different, yet distinctly similar bills that critics say would forever end the concept of online privacy. Both bills promise enhanced protections for children targeted by child pornographers on the Internet by mandating that Internet service providers (ISPs) maintain lengthy records of…

Santorum: Liberals ‘are the anti-science ones’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum charged on Monday that President Barack Obama and Democrats were “anti-science” because they refused to exploit the Earth’s natural resources to the limits of technology. Over the weekend the candidate had been criticized for saying that President Barack Obama followed a theology that was not…

5 sexual health services insurance will cover… for men

The political flap over the Obama Administration decision to require health insurance companies to cover birth control as preventative care continues apace, even after former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) declared it “a license to do things in the sexual realm that is counter to how things are supposed to be,”…

Clint Eastwood: Reagan wasn’t a ‘great president’

When Clint Eastwood thinks of the great presidents in his lifetime, Ronald Reagan doesn’t make the list. Over the weekend, celebrity gossip website TMZ asked Eastwood, a Republican, to name his favorite president. “Lincoln was great,” the Oscar-winner said. “You mean in our lifetime? I like [Democratic President Harry S.]…

‘Hundreds gather’ in China after monk’s self-immolation

Hundreds of Tibetans gathered in China’s southwest to hold a vigil for a young Buddhist monk who set himself on fire, a rights group said, in the latest self-immolation to hit the country. The 18-year-old monk, identified as Nangdrol, set himself alight Sunday in Sichuan province’s Rangtang county, where one Tibetan was reportedly shot…

Employers discriminate against long-term unemployed: reports

A number of long-term, unemployed people in Stamford, Connecticut revealed to CBS’ 60 Minutes how they have been discriminated by the job market for being out of work, resulting in questions as to whether they would be employed ever again. “There’s no doubt,” worker Frank O’Neil told reporter Scott Pelley.…

Santorum uses Hitler analogy to describe Obama

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday likened the upcoming U.S. election to World War II. While the candidate’s comments to a packed First Redeemer Church in Cumming, Georgia were somewhat vague, NBC news noted that he “seemed to compare President [Barack] Obama to [Adolf] Hitler.” The former Pennsylvania senator…

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