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Malkin: Obama guilty of ‘child abuse’ for using ‘kiddie human shields’

Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin on Thursday accused President Barack Obama of “child abuse” because she said he had used children as “kiddie human shields” to advance his gun safety agenda. On Wednesday, a number of children — who had written the president calling for action after the December Sandy Hook…

Hurricane victims left homeless claim Red Cross has abandoned them

Two dozen victims of Hurricane Sandy are protesting in New York after the Red Cross cut off aid to them, reported WPIX New York. The protestors represent about 120 families. Initially, the nonprofit offered victims left homeless a weekly $100 stipend, as well as providing shelter in hotels. But now,…

Rubio: Obama ‘doesn’t have the guts’ to admit he’s against the Second Amendment

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) says that President Barack Obama probably wants to repeal the Second Amendment but “doesn’t have the guts” to admit it. The Florida Republican on Wednesday told Fox News host Bill O’Reilly that he opposes Obama’s efforts to curb gun violence because his ideas won’t work and…

Police: Michigan couple grew 206 marijuana plants ‘across the street from city hall’

A couple in Coloma, Michigan was arrested Wednesday and charged in connection to a marijuana growing operation authorities claim they found in the rear of their computer repair business, located directly across the street from the town’s city hall. In all, police said they pulled 206 marijuana plants out of…

Bush attorney general disappoints Hannity: Obama’s executive orders are legal

Former Bush Attorney General Michael Mukasey appeared on the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” Wednesday night with a message that left the host looking rather disappointed. Rebutting the Republican talk show host, Mukasey said that President Barack Obama’s executive orders so far have been legal, as much as he finds them…

Why Is Pushing Creationism So Damn Important to Wingnuts?

One thing I kind of love, as a lover of dramatic irony going down in real life, is contrasting the inevitable elders squawking “kids these days” with the actual realities of how irritatingly great kids these days often are. Like 19-year-old Zack Kopplin, who is making news going on the…

Fecal transplant more effective than antibiotics for bacterial infection: study

While many people might be more comfortable taking pills to fight off a dangerous infection, it turns out that there may be a more effective treatment: excrement. A new study found that fecal transplants can be a dramatically more effective course of treatment than antibiotics in the case of at…

Erin Burnett defends NRA with Bill and Chelsea photo: ‘Politicians use their kids all the time’

CNN host Erin Burnett on Wednesday suggested that the National Rifle Association (NRA) had not crossed the line by targeting President Barack Obama’s daughters in an advertisement. The NRA advertisement released on Tuesday branded the president an “elitist hypocrite” for opposing armed guards in schools while his own daughters were…

JP Morgan slashes CEO Dimon’s bonus in half after trading fiasco

Dimon’s total package cut from $23m to $11.5m but internal report into massive losses reserves harshest criticism for Ina Drew JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon had his bonus cut in half but has escaped harsh criticism from the bank’s internal reports into its multi-billion dollar London trading fiasco. As the…

Colbert: Praise banks since ‘they have not destroyed the world economy in four years’

On the Colbert Report on Wednesday night, the host discussed the recent HSBC banking scandal but took aim not at banks, but at “the people who are angry at our banks.” “And I’m not the only one who feels this way,” he said, going on to show clips of business…

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