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Government targeting instructors in lie detector courses

Federal authorities have launched investigations against instructors advertising training for people looking to beat lie detector tests, McClatchy Newspapers reported on Friday. “My wife and I are terrified,” one polygrapher, Chad Dixon, told McClatchy regarding his guilty plea to charges of obstructing an agency proceeding and wire fraud. “I stumbled…

Bloomberg endorses fingerprinting housing project residents for their own good

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) put forward an idea on Friday to install fingerprint scanners in the city’s Housing Authority projects. The Staten Island Advance reported that Bloomberg made the remarks during his weekly interview on WOR-AM, saying the scanners would help determine who is living in those…

Christian TV host tries to exorcise ‘demonic spirit’ from Obama

Disgraced former Navy chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt veered into domestic policy commentary on his online show on Wednesday, arguing against the National Security Authority’s (NSA) domestic spying program while trying to pray a demon out of President Barack Obama. “We pray against the domestic enemies of the Constitution,” Klingenschmitt said, his…

Laura Ingraham: An immigration deal with Obama is like a human rights deal with Castro

Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham abandoned any pretense of collaborative government on Wednesday in her latest remarks against immigration reform, mocking Republicans who were willing to negotiate with President Barack Obama. “If you’re willing to do that, you might as well be willing to sit down with [Fidel] Castro and…

White people back academic merit when it helps white students

The idea of academic merit is most appealing to white people when it helps white students, according to new research. Inside Higher Ed reported on Tuesday that the survey of white Californian adults by Frank L. Samson, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Miami, showed respondents favored…

State lawmaker calls Lindsey Graham ‘a community organizer for the Muslim Brotherhood’

The state lawmaker looking to unseat Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced his candidacy on Tuesday by accusing him of being too friendly with not only President Barack Obama but the Islamic governing regime in Egypt. According to The State, state Sen. Lee Bright (R) slammed Graham for fulfilling Obama’s request…

Texas cops raid farm commune when mistaking tomato plants for marijuana

Police in Arlington, Texas are being criticized for their tactics during a drug raid on a local farm that came up empty while allegedly damaging both the property and the crops. “They can’t even tell the difference between tomato plants and a marijuana drug cartel,” farm resident Quinn Eaker told…

California man whose dog was shot by police charged with intimidating a witness

The California man involved in a wave of outrage against local police who shot his dog has been charged with intimidating a witness in the case. KTLA-TV reported on Tuesday that 52-year-old Leon Rosby turned himself in after being accused of confronting a woman who filmed the encounter between Rosby…

‘This is hypocrisy’: Sanjay Gupta tells Anderson Cooper about the federal medical marijuana patent

CNN contributor Dr. Sanjay Gupta followed up on his reversal of course regarding medical marijuana in an interview with Anderson Cooper on Tuesday by slamming federal policy regarding medical marijuana. “The U.S. holds a patent [on marijuana] on one hand, and on the other hand, same government says it has…

Colbert defends TSA expansion: They have your safety in their hands — ‘also, your genitals’

Stephen Colbert welcomed the news on Tuesday that the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) was moving beyond airport security into train and bus stations and sporting events. “They have the safety of this nation in the palm of their hands — also, your genitals,” Colbert said. “And they’re finding all sorts…

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