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Harkin: GOP will get no say in Senate health bill merger

A prominent Democratic Senator said Thursday that the Republican Party will get no say when the U.S. Senate merges two key health reform bills. To Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), that means two things: A health bill will pass before Christmas and it will include a public health insurance option that…

Conservative author slams Fox News ‘cheerleading’ tea parties

In his books, conservative author Bernard Goldberg rails against left-wing bias in U.S. media. But, as evidenced by a recent appearance on Fox News, he’s still got an eye for overt right-wing slant. Speaking to Fox editorialist Bill O’Reilly on Tuesday night, Goldberg slammed the network’s “cheerleading” of tea party…

Judge weighs whether cows enjoyed ‘suckling’ cop’s member

A Pennsylvania judge pondered a very unusual question during a ruling issued Monday: When a former police officer stuck his male member in the mouths of five baby cows, did they enjoy “suckling” it, or were they merely “puzzled”? “During a bizarre hearing there yesterday, a Superior Court judge dismissed…

Coulter claims Clinton molested Lewinsky, left ‘semen stained Kleenex’

In a recent Fox News segment, right wing pundit Ann Coulter, well known for her acerbic, often shocking commentary on U.S. politics, unloaded on former President Bill Clinton, accusing him of “molesting” ex-White House intern Monica Lewinsky and leaving “semen stained Kleenex” behind for staff to dispose of. During an…

New Jersey cop indicted for assault of mentally handicapped man

A police officer in Passaic County, New Jersey is facing assault and misconduct charges after he was captured on camera beating a schizophrenic man with his fists and baton, even as the man did not appear to be resisting. “Joseph Rios III, a seven-year veteran of the Passaic police force,…

‘Rescue Me’ star Daniel Sunjata headlines 9/11 protest march

UPDATE (at bottom): City’s law department tells RAW STORY that a new 9/11 investigation is ‘not a proper subject to be placed before the voters’ … A lead actor from the popular FX television show “Rescue Me” joined a large group of 9/11 activists and survivors on Sunday in a…

Colombian hitman: 2,500 paramilitary in Venezuela with goal of ‘taking down’ Chavez

A Colombian hitman recently disclosed to the Venezuelan government that over 2,500 paramilitary fighters are in the country, each chasing a $25 million bounty on the life of Venezuela President Hugo Chavez, according to Arab news network Al Jazeera. The man, who is reportedly in the custody of Venezuelan officials,…

Videos: G20 police break up assembly at University of Pittsburgh

Police tactics used to disperse a large student assembly at the University of Pittsburgh on Friday evening have become the focus of an Internet media firestorm. Multiple videos of the police action against apparently peaceful students have surfaced on the Internet. Confirmed details apart from recordings are scarce at this…

TSA, GOP Rep. square off in airport over body scanners

A Republican congressman who recently had an unpleasant run-in with the Transportation Security Administration in a Utah airport is denying allegations that he acted out over being ushered into a line for a full body scanning machine. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), a longtime opponent of the security technology witch effectively…

Federal Reserve rejects request for public review of its approach

The institution which creates and oversees America’s currency wants to keep a “low profile,” according to a published report on Monday, and may willing to dodge the U.S. Treasury in order to do so. According to Bloomberg News, the Federal Reserve Bank will not submit to a voluntary public study…

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