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Rep. Paul Broun upset Arab man not patted down at airport

Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) complained on CSPAN that the Transportation Security Administration is too concerned with “political correctness” after he witnessed a “little old lady” being patted down but not a man in an “Arabian dress.” “We’ve got to forget political correctness,” he said. Watch video, courtesy of CSPAN, below:…

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange: We target government conspiracies, not governments

In a behind the scenes interview tape between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and PBS Frontline’s Martin Smith, Assange claims that WikiLeaks’ mission is not to destroy the U.S. government, but to expose government cover-ups. RELATED: Assange: Obama looks to ‘put a chill across all investigative journalism’ “What we mean about…

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes feared being bombed by ‘those gays’

Roger Ailes, the President of the Fox News Channel, had bomb-proof glass installed in his office because of fears he would be attacked by gay activists, according to a former colleague. Dan Cooper, a former managing editor at Fox News, told Rolling Stone that Ailes insisted on having bomb-proof glass…

New York Times reporter James Risen subpoenaed in CIA leak case

The U.S. Justice Department subpoenaed New York Times reporter James Risen on Monday to testify at the criminal trial of a former CIA operative cited in Risen’s 2006 book. The New York Times reported that federal prosecutors are seeking information about the CIA operative Jeffrey Sterling, who allegedly leaked information…

White House threatens to veto bill containing ‘worldwide war’ provision

The White House threatened Tuesday to veto the National Defense Authorization Act because of controversial provisions, such as section 1034, which would authorize the United States to use military force anywhere there are terrorism suspects, including within the U.S. itself. “The Administration strongly objects to section 1034 which, in purporting…

Michael Moore: Dems shouldn’t deal with GOP until they remove their tinfoil hats

Appearing on MSNBC’s The Last Word on Tuesday night, filmmaker Michael Moore discussed the Republican’s plan to privatize Medicare and withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Moore suggested that Democrats should stick firm to their platform and tell Republicans that “we will negotiate when you take your tin foil hats off.”…

Protester who heckled Netanyahu in Congress allegedly beaten, arrested at hospital

CODEPINK activist Rae Abileah was arrested at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington D.C. after heckling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to the anti-war group. The 28-year-old Jewish American woman was allegedly tackled by members of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) during Netanyahu’s speech to Congress after…

Nevada Republican governor signs transgender job discrimination bill

Despite opposition from within his own party, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval (R) signed a bill prohibiting job discrimination against transgender people into law on Tuesday. The law makes Nevada the 14th state to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression in the workplace. Hawaii became the 13th…

D.C. flashmob protests Obama’s ‘pandering’ to Israel lobby

Participants of the Move Over AIPAC coalition, an offshoot of the anti-war group CODEPINK, performed a flash mob in Union Station of Washington D.C. over the weekend to protest the United State’s support for Israel. Watch video, courtesy of CODEPINK, below:…

American Express can no longer be used to buy medical marijuana

American Express is no longer allowing transactions to be processed at medical marijuana dispensaries nationwide, according to published reports. A spokesperson told the LA Weekly that the company made the decision to not allow its credit cards to be accepted for medical marijuana because it is their “policy to adhere…

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