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Dennis Kucinich: Constitutional scholar Obama ignoring the Constitution

Appearing Wednesday on Fox Business, Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) said the the Congress was “catching up” to President Barack Obama on the issue of the conflict in Libya. “The Constitution makes it manifestly clear that only Congress has the power to send our young men and women into war,” Kucinich…

Christine O’Donnell walks off CNN after ‘rude’ questions

Former Republican Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell walked out of a CNN interview with Piers Morgan on Wednesday night after being asked about same sex marriage and the military policy “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” “You’re borderline being a little bit rude,” she told Morgan. “I think I’m being rather charming and…

Frank Schaeffer: Bachmann wants to replace American democracy with Christian theocracy

Former evangelical Christian Frank Schaeffer told Democracy Now on Wednesday that Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann wanted to turn the United States into the Christian version of modern-day Iran. “She comes from a fringe even of the fringe, which is the Reconstructionist, Dominionist movement, that honestly, in the best of…

Fred Karger to file federal complaint against Fox News

Republican presidential candidate and California businessman Fred Karger plans to file a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Fox News for excluding him from the presidential debate last week. Karger told The Advocate that he will personally deliver the complaint to Fox News headquarters in New York on Thursday.…

Two children killed by ‘brain-eating’ amoeba

A lethal freshwater amoeba has been blamed for the deaths of two people this summer. The two children were killed by an extremely rare infection of Naegleria fowleri, which can invade and attack the human nervous system if the amoebas enter the human nose. The amoeba is extremely common and…

Bachmann campaign staffer imprisoned for suspected ‘terrorism’ in Uganda in 2006

A campaign staffer for Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) was arrested and imprisoned by the Uganda government’s secret police for alleged terrorism-related activities in 2006, according to The Atlantic. Peter E. Waldron of Wyoming told The Atlantic he was responsible for Bachmann’s faith-based organizing in Iowa and South Carolina. He was…

Ezra Klein: Perry’s comments on Federal Reserve ‘extraordinarily ignorant’

Washington Post columnist Ezra Klein said Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) comments about Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke were “extraordinarily ignorant.” “If this guy prints more money between now and the election, I dunno what y’all would do with him in Iowa, but we would treat him pretty ugly down…

Wisconsin Democrats defend Senate seats in final recall election

Wisconsin Democratic state Senators Jim Holperin and Bob Wirch defended their seats from Republican challengers on Tuesday in the final set of recall elections. Unofficial results show Holperin and Wirch easily defeated Republican candidates Kim Simac and Jonathan Steitz. “I am proud to continue to represent the people of the…

Newt Gingrich: Same sex marriage linked to economic troubles

Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich explained in a radio interview last week that “the secular world,” which advocated same sex marriage, was connected to the United State’s economic downfall. “The concept of family being between man and woman and the concept of all these core values…

Colbert Super PAC treasurer joins Rick Perry’s presidential campaign

Salvatore Purpura, the treasurer of Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC — called Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow — has resigned from his position to join Texas Governor Rick Perry’s presidential committee, according to Politico. “We’re not surprised,” Colbert said in an email to Politico. “Sal is the best in the…

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