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Huckabee piles on Thomas, even after demanding Palestinians leave

There’s a saying about how people who live in glass houses should take care to avoid throwing stones. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee appears to be ignoring that age-old advice, taking several moments during a recent Fox News broadcast to attack veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas over her opinion…

Class action lawsuit: Retailers selling gas hotter than 60 degrees rip off consumers

Kansas paper estimated in 2006 that ripoff scams over $2.3 billion annually Many oil companies and gasoline retailers carefully track the temperature, volume and exact value of their supplies every step of the way from well to gas station, where the measurement often stops. Now, two lawsuits out of Kansas…

Glenn Beck pins blame for 9/11 attacks on Saudi Prince, major News Corp. stakeholder

Rupert Murdoch may be getting an unpleasant phone call soon, if it hasn’t come already. That’s because Glenn Beck, the Fox News network’s popular opinion host, just blamed the world’s 19th richest man — Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud — for the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. As it…

Ex-Mossad agent: Gaza flotilla raid ‘so stupid it’s stupefying’

While the United States has reserved judgment in the matter, a former Mossad agent is casting blame for the botched raid on a Gaza aid flotilla, pointing directly at Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for allegedly ordering forces to act without vital preparation. The former Mossad agent is Victor Ostrovsky,…

BP succeeds in cutting Gulf well’s riser pipe, creating ‘fresh spew of oil’

A remote controlled submarine successfully cut into the Deepwater Horizon’s riser pipe on Tuesday, creating a fresh oil gusher that BP hopes to fit with a cap once a diamond saw can be used to ensure the cut is perfectly clean. The dramatic scene played out on live streamed video,…

Irish aid vessel still sailing for Gaza, ‘most serious consequences’ promised if passengers harmed

Irish humanitarian aid ship the MV Rachel Corrie is still sailing for Gaza, in spite of Israel’s recent, devastating attack on other vessels in the Gaza aid flotilla, resulting in at least nine dead activists and hundreds of prisoners. The ship, named after 23-year-old U.S. peace activist Rachel Corrie —…

Rep rebukes BP chief for denying existence of oil plumes

British Petroleum CEO Tony Hayward has lost a lot of credibility since one of his company’s drilling rigs exploded and sank into the Gulf of Mexico. Unfortunately for he and everyone at BP, Hayward just lost a bit more. Yesterday, Hayward claimed there are actually not any massive plumes of…

In raw video, reporters claim Israelis fired on activists before boarding ship

Update: Turkey will reportedly send military escort with future Gaza aid boats In what could be a serious blow to Israel’s narrative on the killing of at least nine humanitarian activists making their way to Gaza through international waters, raw video by an Al Jazeera producer, who was filming during…

Off-duty cop pretended to be terrorist gunman in hospital’s unannounced ‘safety’ drill

At the St. Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson, Nevada this past Monday, a very unusual and terrifying scene took place that left nearly all its participants in shock — both out of fear and genuine bewilderment as to how safety planners could be so stupid. That’s because last Monday, an…

Argentina’s former president: Bush once claimed, ‘the best way to revitalize the economy is war’

Legendary filmmaker Oliver Stone is by no means done exploring the administration of George W. Bush. While producing new material for his upcoming documentary “South of the Border,” which explores the history of political and social movements in Latin America, Stone sat down to interview former Argentina president Néstor Kirchner.…

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