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Colorado mom impaled through buttocks in texting-and-driving crash: ‘I’m a miracle’

A Colorado mom was impaled through the buttocks by a metal pole from a guardrail after she crashed her vehicle while sending a text message. The New York Daily News reported that Christina Jahnz had just dropped her daughter off at school in Elizabeth, Colorado on Wednesday morning when she…

Armed Open Carry activists crash Ohio anti-gun violence rally and harass protesters

A group of armed Open Carry activists descended upon a group of protesters against gun violence in Akron, Ohio on Sunday in a misguided attempt to “educate” them. The blog Liberaland.com compiled a timeline of social media updates and marchers themselves tweeted and took photos as the men carrying assault…

Putin to BBC: Russia is protecting the cities of east Ukraine from the Ukrainian government

This week, BBC contributor John Sweeney managed to do what very few journalists have been able to in recent months when he put Russian President Vladimir Putin on the spot with questions about the Russian incursion into Ukraine and takeover of the Crimean Peninsula. “I’m sorry, sir,” Sweeney said, “the…

Ted Cruz: ‘Kitty cat’ Obama should be more like ‘Russian bear’ Putin

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) took a swipe at President Barack Obama’s foreign policy decisions in a speech on Saturday at conservative think tank Americans for Prosperity’s Defending the American Dream summit in Dallas. According to Business Insider, the Tea Party darling and possible Republican presidential contender for 2016 was…

John Oliver addresses YouTube critics: ‘You are all BRILLENT’

HBO’s This Week Tonight was on hiatus this week, but host John Oliver released a web-only clip in which he addressed some of the critiques he and the show have gotten in the form of YouTube comments. “A few weeks ago, we did a story on America’s nuclear arsenal,” Oliver…

Bryan Fischer: Jesus is the ‘magic force’ that keeps the universe from ‘flying apart’

See also: Did the historical Jesus exist? A growing number of scholars don’t think so Christian radio host Bryan Fischer said on Friday that Jesus Christ is actually the supreme force in the universe, the power that is “keeping the universe from flying apart into fragments.” The Friendly Atheist blog…

Washington conservative think tank to boycott Labor Day by working Monday

A conservative group in Olympia, Washington has vowed to boycott Labor Day because of the holiday’s association with labor unions. According to the Seattle Times, business backed conservative think tank the Freedom Foundation plans to protest the national holiday by refusing to take Monday off and having a “work-in” all…

Masked California cop accused of beating woman with a baseball bat

A 30-year veteran of the Walnut Creek, California police force is accused of attacking a woman with a baseball bat while wearing a mask to conceal his identity. According to KTVU, Richmond, California police arrested 53-year-old Gregory Thompson at around 2:00 A.M. on Aug. 16 after residents called police to…

Head of powerful conservative think tank brought down by office romance gone wrong

The CEO of one of the most powerful conservative think tanks in the country has been ousted from his position after a series of revelations concerning a romance with a subordinate that went badly wrong. According to Dallas’ D Magazine, John Goodman of the Dallas-based National Center for Policy Analysis…

Female journos fight back as Kirsten Gillibrand is derided over Senate sex harassment claims

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said this week that she has been the subject of many instances of sexual harassment and unwelcome, gendered critiques of her weight and appearance by Senate colleagues. Since Gillibrand came forward with the revelations, multiple Capitol Hill pundits, reporters and staffers have tried to discredit…

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