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Ron Paul ‘money bomb’ rakes in over $700K in one day

Money poured into an online “money bomb” fundraiser for Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R) on Thursday ahead of a Fox News Republican presidential debate. As of 7:00pm EST, the libertarian-leaning congressman had accumulated over $700,000, according to his website. A previous “money bomb” fundraiser in February raised around $700,000 for…

Rep. Paul Ryan blames town hall backlash on ThinkProgress

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) blamed the liberal blog ThinkProgress and others for some of the rowdy town hall meetings he recently faced. “My town halls were phenomenally, overwhelmingly supportive,” the congressman told Bloomberg. “And this was after – you know, it was reported by the media that…

Offshore drilling bill ‘decreases safety, increases Big Oil profits’

As gas prices reach $4 per gallon, the House passed legislation Thursday that would allow offshore drilling to expand, but an environmental watchdog says the bill will not help bring down gas prices and would weaken government oversight. “It’s astounding enough that the House would even consider expanding offshore drilling…

David Koch: ‘Hardcore socialist’ Obama is ‘scary to me’

Oil baron David Koch has made it clear he is no fan of President Barack Obama, but Wednesday night he provided a fresh reason for his anti-Obama views: the president is frightening. Obama is “a hardcore socialist,” Koch told the New York Magazine at a spring ball, “and he’s marvelous…

House Republicans not giving up plan to slash Medicare

House Republicans will not give up a plan to cut Medicare and eventually turn it over to the private market. The Washington Post reported that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) suggested Wednesday that Republicans were open to budget talks with the White House, including taking Medicare cuts off the…

Thirty percent of GOP still believe Obama not born in U.S.

Even after the release of his long-form birth certificate last week, a substantial amount of Republicans still do not believe President Barack Obama has proven he was born in the United States. A new Zogby interactive poll conducted April 29 to May 2 of 2,020 likely voters found that 30…

Obama, Osama news anchor gaffe mix

The death of Osama bin Laden proves to be troublesome news for TV and radio hosts. Watch below:…

Bill Maher betting on ‘Ninja President’ Obama for 2012

After the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Bill Maher told CNN’s Joy Behar that he would be willing to bet his own money that President Barack Obama will win the 2012 presidential election. Watch below:…

Al Qaeda most lethal terrorist ‘franchise’ in recent history: report

Al Qaeda has been one of the most lethal terrorist organization in the world under the leadership of Osama bin Laden, according to an analysis by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland. More than 600 groups have committed…

Teacher tells 9th grade Muslim girl: ‘I bet you’re grieving’ for ‘uncle’ Osama

A ninth grade algebra teacher was suspended from a Texas school district after making offensive comments to a Muslim student in front of the entire class. “The teacher told the student that ‘I bet you’re grieving,’” the mother of a student in the same class told ABC13. “And she basically…

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