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Ted Cruz: Obama shouldn’t use U.S. military as ‘Al-Qaeda’s air force’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) suggested this week that President Barack Obama would be using the U.S. military as “Al-Qaeda’s air force” if he went forward with plans to strike Syria over the use of chemical weapons. Joe Pags, who was guest hosting Glenn Beck’s radio show on Tuesday, asked the…

Prominent marijuana activist ‘Jenny Kush’ killed by alleged drunk driver

Marijuana activist Jennifer Friede was killed Saturday night when the vehicle she was riding in was struck by an alleged a drunk driver heading south on a northbound lane on Interstate 25 near Denver. Friede, who was known in marijuana advocacy circles as “Jenny Kush,” was pronounced dead at the…

Right-wing attorney: ‘Clownish’ transgender people the ‘laughing stock’ of the LGBT movement

The heads of a conservative law firm believe that transgender individuals are “clownish” and the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell encouraged gay soldiers to rape their colleagues. Wednesday during their “Faith and Freedom” video series on YouTube, Mat Staver and Matt Barber of the Liberty Counsel discussed the transformation…

Abortion Opinions Become More Geographically Separated

More evidence that opinion on abortion has nothing to do with “life”, but is more about sex, identity, and women’s roles. New research from Pew shows that while support for abortion rights has remained steady nationally, it’s plummeting in the South and Midwest. Of course, it’s worth noting that in…

Protesters rally to publicly shame accused cat killer and torturer

A man who is believed to have abducted, tortured and killed “30 to 40″ cats is under house arrest in Mesa, Arizona. According to Mesa’s Channel 3 News, neighborhood residents and other townspeople assembled to protest outside the accused animal abuser’s home on Tuesday, angry that the city hasn’t done…

Bill Nye cast on ‘Dancing with the Stars’: ‘It’s all physics!’

ABC announced on Wednesday that Bill Nye “The Science Guy” had been cast to star in the 17th season of Dancing with the Stars. During an event on Good Morning America, the network revealed that Nye would be paired with Burlesque actress and dancer Tyne Stecklein. “I surprise myself,” Nye…

Missouri man faces new charges after shooting canoer he caught urinating on property line

Steelville, Missouri homeowner James Crocker, already under arrest after shooting a man he believed to be a trespasser point-blank in the face, now faces additional charges related to the incident. The incident, which cost Paul Franklin Dart his life, began after Dart and his family rented canoes and embarked down…

Putin: Edward Snowden ‘condemned himself to a rather difficult life’

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, who received asylum in Russia, is a “strange guy” who condemned himself to a difficult fate. “You know, I sometimes thought about him, he is a strange guy,” ex-KGB spy Putin said in an interview with state-run Channel One…

Australian postal workers will no longer be sacked for using their work email to send porn

Emailing pornography on work addresses should not automatically be considered a sackable offence, an Australian workplace tribunal has ruled. The Fair Work Commission made the decision after considering a case in which three postal workers were fired after it was found they used work email addresses to send or distribute…

Conjoined twins in India successfully separated with tireless help from 40 specialists

Doctors declared Wednesday that a pair of formerly conjoined twins were healthy and happy after they were successfully separated in a marathon “nerve-wracking” operation in India by a team of 40 specialists. The one-year-old girls from Nigeria, sporting matching bright pink dresses, sat patiently on their parents’ laps as doctors…

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