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Perry slams ‘utter contempt’ of Holder’s Voting Rights Act lawsuit

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) slammed the “utter contempt” of a lawsuit brought against the state by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder under Section 3 of the Voting Rights Act, saying the government’s effort to prevent Texas Republicans from discriminating against minorities flies in the face of the Constitution. Holder…

Russian neo-Nazi ‘Occupy’ group tortures LGBT youths

A Russian neo-Nazi group calling itself “Occupy-Pedofilyay” has taken to luring LGBT teens with personal ads, then kidnapping and torturing them before making their victims “come out” to friends and family on camera, human rights groups claimed this week. “Gay victims aged 12-16 are reportedly lured in by the group……

‘Pepper spray cop’ demands pay for ‘psychiatric injury’

A police officer who was caught on camera hosing down a group of student protesters with pepper spray for no apparent reason has filed for worker’s compensation, asking taxpayers to pay him for a “psychiatric injury” he claims to have sustained in the incident’s wake. Officer John Pike was fired…

29 arrested for singing anti-Walker lyrics in Wisconsin state capitol

Dozens of protesters were arrested Thursday night for singing in Wisconsin capitol, in the second round of arrests triggered by a judge’s ruling that all groups over 20 people must obtain a permit before demonstrating. At least 29 people with “Solidarity Sing-Along” were cuffed and taken away on Thursday night,…

Senators urge Obama to pick nation’s first female Federal Reserve chair

A group of U.S. Ssnators have sent a letter urging President Barack Obama to appoint Federal Reserve vice-chair Janet Yellen as the nation’s first female chair of the Federal Reserve bank, according to The Wall St. Journal. While the letter does not mention economist and former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers,…

Rabid skunk bites Minnesota toddler ‘inside of his mouth’

A rabid skunk attacked a 5-month-old Minnesota boy on Thursday, biting him several times on the face and even “inside of his mouth,” according to local police. The attack happened at a day care in Little Falls, Minn., according to NBC affiliate station KARE-TV. The woman who owns the daycare…

Study: Emissions from low-cost 3-D printers may be dangerous

The airborne particles put off by low-cost 3-D printers may be harmful to human health, U.S. researchers warned in a study published in the November issue of the journal Atmospheric Environment. Consumer-level 3-D printers are growing in popularity, increasingly sold without any kind of filtration device or even so much…

Glenn Beck: The $1 bill proves America was founded to help Israel exist

In an odd rant about the secret symbolism on the $1 bill, right-wing conspiracy theorist Glenn Beck told an audience on Wednesday that America’s founders established the country so that conservative Christians could help the nation of Israel come into being nearly 200 years later. Speaking to an organization called…

DEA raids pot shops in state where marijuana is legal

The Drug Enforcement Administration swooped in on several medical marijuana storefronts in Washington on Wednesday, despite the state’s law allowing marijuana possession. Raids took place in Pierce, King and Thurston counties, a DEA spokesperson told The Associated Press. They were reportedly targeted by a two-year investigation into dispensaries thought to…

CIA displays Osama bin Laden’s personal AK-47 at ‘secret’ museum

An AK-47 assault rifle once owned by terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden is on display at a museum in Washington, D.C. Problem is, you’ll never get to see it up close. That’s because the weapon is stored inside a glass case at the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) “secret” museum, according…

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