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Pentagon linked to Iraqi torture centers by Central American ‘dirty war’ veteran

Exclusive: General David Petraeus and ‘dirty wars’ veteran behind commando units implicated in detainee abuse The Pentagon sent a US veteran of the “dirty wars” in Central America to oversee sectarian police commando units in Iraq, that set up secret detention and torture centres to get information from insurgents. These units conducted some of…

Georgia city ordinance would require a gun in every home

A small town in Georgia has proposed an ordinance that would require “the head of household” in every home to own a gun and ammunition. Town leaders in Nelson on Tuesday told WSB-TV that they had drafted the ordinance because they only have one police officer on duty for eight…

Suspect barricaded inside San Francisco pot dispensary after attempted heist

At least one person was barricaded inside a San Francisco medical marijuana dispensary after an attempted heist early Wednesday morning that went wrong, leading to a tense SWAT standoff in the city’s Bayview District. Police said two suspects were in custody and at least one more remained inside the building…

The Count counts up to 1 billion in ‘Sesame Street’ YouTube fan salute

To celebrate Sesame Street‘s YouTube channel reaching the 1 billion view mark, the show’s resident numbers maven, “Count Von Count,” took center stage in a musical thank-you note to fans released Wednesday. “Forget bitten fingers, I’ll count all the views,” he gushes. “How many watched us? I’ll tell you the…

Maddow: GOP same sex marriage supporters all ‘retirees’ and has-beens

Tuesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed the ongoing effort by the Republican Party to re-brand itself by showing support for same sex marriage, and yet, however noble their intentions, state-level anti-abortion measures indicate that nothing has changed on a policy level for the GOP. Meanwhile,…

Ted Nugent berates female contestant and dismembers animal on reality show debut

For those of you who aren’t regular viewers of The Sportsman Channel, video excerpts from Monday’s debut of Ted Nugent’s reality show “Wanted: Ted or Alive” were finally published online Tuesday evening courtesy of the progressive watchdog group Media Matters. It turns out the National Rifle Association board member and…

‘Fox & Friends’: White House canceled tours so kids suffer with ‘maximum pain’

The hosts of Fox & Friends on Wednesday blasted an Obama administration effort to prevent Secret Service furloughs by suspending White House tours as a plan to make children suffer with “maximum pain.” NBC News on Tuesday reported that White House tours had been canceled due to budget cuts from…

Actor Russell Crowe panned for ‘embarrassing’ UFO video claim

Hollywood star Russell Crowe was criticized for posting online a video shot from outside his Sydney office of lights over city parkland that he likened to a UFO. The Oscar-winning actor uploaded a link to a YouTube video on his Twitter feed with the comment: “UFO? Time lapse photos outside…

Colbert asks ‘Hebros’ not to be swayed by Obama’s Israel trip

Stephen Colbert refused to take President Barack Obama’s impending first trip to Israel at face value. “So now Obama thinks he can wipe out his shameful record of never visiting Israel by visiting Israel,” Colbert scoffed on Tuesday. “It is a shonda. Do not fall for it, my chosen bretheren.…

Jon Stewart rips opponents of the Voting Rights Act

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart slammed the opponents of the Voting Rights Act. Section 5 of the civil rights-era measure requires laws affecting voters in jurisdictions with a history of voting discrimination to be approved by the Justice Department or a federal court. A…

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