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Cruz: Father ‘bribed’ to immigrate but reform is ‘unfair to those who follow rules’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) says that comprehensive immigration reform is “incredibly unfair to those who follow the rules,” even though his father admits that he was forced to use bribes to immigrate from Cuba. In an interview aired by NPR on Thursday, Cruz held up his father, 74-year-old Rafael Bienvenido…

Maddow: White supremacist views still ruling GOP policy on immigration

Wednesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed how white supremacist ideology lies at the heart of Republican immigration policy, no matter how vehemently the party may deny it. Maddow suggested to the GOP that perhaps their minority outreach program would go more smoothly if they tried…

Florida carjacking at gunpoint fails after man can’t drive stick shift

A man was arrested in Florida last week after his plot to steal a car was foiled by his inability to operate a manual transmission. In a Facebook post on Wednesday, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said that 19-year-old Antoren “Chief Keef” Bell had been charged with theft, robbery and…

Why Do PUAs Tell Each Other To Creep Women Out?

Rest assured, I got everyone’s emails and tweets yesterday about the “pick-up artist” on Kickstarter who was raising money for his handbook on how to bully women who don’t like you into sex while preserving your claims to believe you had consent should you need to tell the police. I…

Supreme Court favors American Express in anti-class action ruling

By Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Longstreth WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that an arbitration agreement prevents merchants from bringing class action claims against American Express Co <AXP.N>. The nine-member court ruled on a 5-3 vote, with liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor recused, that American Express’s arbitration agreement…

Florida professor’s terrorism class: Muslims taught to hate ‘from the cradle’

A Florida professor who teaches a class on terrorism is facing a formal complaint after he claimed that Muslims are taught to hate “from the cradle.” In a letter to the University of Central Florida, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) calls for the school to review terrorism courses taught…

Illinois GOP official calls black woman candidate ‘street-walker’ in vicious racist rant

A Republican county official in Illinois called a black woman candidate for the House of Representatives a “love child” of the Democratic Party and accused her of being a “street-walker” whose “pimps” are party leaders. According to the St. Louis Dispatch, Montgomery County GOP Chairman Jim Allen made the statements…

Bloomberg group apologizes for calling alleged Boston bomber a ‘victim’

A gun control group founded by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg apologized Wednesday for mistakenly including one of the alleged Boston marathon bombers in a list of people killed by gun violence since the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. That list was delivered to Sen. Kelly Ayotte’s (R-NH) office amid a…

Solar-powered boat to gather valuable data about climate change

Sun-powered craft that went around the world will now gather data on how global warming is affecting the Gulf Stream The solar-powered boat docked in Battery Park City in New York could easily have been packed off to a museum as a relic. The MS Türanor SolarPlanet saw its glory days last…

More than a third of women worldwide suffer from physical or sexual violence

WHO research reveals shocking extent of attacks on women, the vast majority of which are carried out by male partners More than a third of all women worldwide (35.6%) will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner, according to the first comprehensive study of…

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