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Police arrest Connecticut Catholic school teacher for growing marijuana

Police in Hartford, Connecticut arrested a Catholic school teacher and his wife Tuesday evening for allegedly growing marijuana out of their backyard, according to The Hartford Courant. Christopher and Kristine Gallagher were charged with cultivating more than 1 kilogram of marijuana, possession of more than 4 ounces of marijuana, possession…

Protesters yell at JPMorgan CEO Dimon: ‘Stop the foreclosures now!’

A group of protesters wanted to make sure that JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon was personally aware of their anger at him, so they confronted him directly before he testified at a Senate Committee Banking hearing on Wednesday morning. “Stop foreclosures now, stop foreclosures now!” the protesters vociferously repeated before being…

Texas town decides election by roll of the dice

One Texas town made a notable headline Tuesday evening, when it decided who would be its newest council member by the simple roll of a dice. According to KTRK-TV, Webster, Texas broke the 111-111 tie between Diana Newland and Edward Lapeyre tied in their runoff election last week based on…

Colbert: Romney may tie his horse onto the roof of his car like his dog

Stephen Colbert analyzed a story going under the radar Tuesday evening, in which a horse co-owned by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s wife Ann is could be going to the Olympics after placing third in the national trials. “Though one will imagine it will be a long drive to London…

Stewart calls out ‘Mr. Clean impersonator’ Rick Scott for voter purging

Jon Stewart delighted in poking fun at Florida Governor Rick Scott’s controversial voter purging campaign Tuesday evening, calling him a “Mr. Clean impersonator” and the former lead singer of the Australian rock group Midnight Oil. Scott’s voter purge was meant to take non-citizens off the voting roll, but revealed that…

Hayes: Romney prefers tattooing the unemployment rate ‘on his forehead’ to saying anything

MSNBC weekend host Chris Hayes explicitly explained Tuesday afternoon how Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney would prefer if he could to remain quiet and say nothing all the way to the November election. On Now with Alex Wagner, Hayes was responding to Romney’s latest flip-flop, in which he denied earlier in the…

Massachusetts town fines people $20 for cursing

The town of Middleboro, Massachusetts will attempt to become arguably America’s number one destination for the fewest foul mouths, as it passed a proposal from the town’s police to impose a $20 fine on public profanity. According to The Patriot Ledger, the fine for cursing was approved by a 183-50…

Ingraham: Principal who banned ‘God Bless the USA’ is part of ‘angry left’

Conservative fireband Laura Ingraham labeled controversial black principal Greta Hawkins, who barred “God Bless the USA” from her school’s kindergarden graduation in Brooklyn, New York, as a member of the “angry left” Tuesday morning. “Look, this principal represents the angry left in the United States,” Ingraham said. “She was out…

Colbert: ‘What in the world does a nun know about sex?’

Stephen Colbert took some time Tuesday evening to discuss the growing rift between the Vatican and American Catholic nuns, including a new book by a nun named Sister Margaret Farley that discusses sex. “What in the world does a nun know about sex?” Colbert asked. “That would be like an…

Stewart marks birth of political gaffes with the ‘Circle of Life’

The Daily Show‘s John Stewart focused Monday evening on the media’s obsession with presidential campaign gaffes Monday evening, especially analyzing the aftermath of the latest notable “gaffe” in President Barack Obama’s “private sector is fine” quote. Stewart decided to play the famous song “Circle of Life” from The Lion King movie to…

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