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Rove: NSA surveillance is OK because fictional cops do it on TV shows

Republican strategist Karl Rove is encouraging Americans to support massive National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs because fictional police officers monitor phone calls on television dramas. “If you don’t like this program, which we now know was accessed 300 times last year, then you’ve got to be against local law…

Cheney: Obama has ‘no credibility’ — but the NSA is ‘to be believed’

Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday asserted that President Barack Obama has “no credibility” on the so-called war on terror. Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace pointed out to the former vice president in a recently-recorded interview that Obama had said that his administration had “scrubbed” National Security Agency…

California man confesses to killing more than 30 as cartel ‘debt collector’

A 52-year-old California man told authorities in Alabama he was behind not only a homicide there but more than 30 killings as part of his job as a “debt collector” for Mexican drug cartels, CNN reported on Friday. Sheriff’s officials in Lawrence County identified Jose Manuel Martínez as the suspect…

NBC employee busted for impersonating a police officer

An NBC Universal employee was arrested early Saturday morning for allegedly posing as a police officer and pulling over three other motorists, WFOR-TV reported. Authorities accused 31-year-old Ruben Yepes Quiroz of falsely impersonating a police officer and prohibited use of lights for having red and blue flashing lights similar to…

Sarah Palin slams Syrian civil war: ‘Let Allah sort it out’

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin slammed President Barack Obama’s administration for helping the rebel forces in Syria’s civil war on Saturday, ABC News reported. “Until we have a commander in chief who knows what he’s doing, well, these radical Islamic countries aren’t even respecting basic human rights,” Palin said…

Fox News panel clashes over Verizon data-mining ‘our butts’

Fox News host Eric Bolling found himself in the middle of a heated argument between network contributors on Saturday over the role of Verizon Communications in the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance of citizens’ internet and phone usage. “You don’t know what the hell you’re talking about,” Wayne Rogers told…

Maher slams out-of-touch ‘Weekend at Bernie’s’ government of old corpselike men

In his “New Rules” segment on Friday night’s edition of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher lambasted the out-of-touch senior citizens sitting in Congress. He began by saying that as long as Congress is going to accomplish nothing besides ensuring that they keep their jobs, then the Congressional…

Maddow: GOP can’t stop playing to its ‘apocalyptic, paranoid, gun nut’ base

The Republican-led House of Representatives managed to pass a piece of gun-related legislation in time for Friday, the six-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. According to Rachel Maddow, however, the law is a conspiracy theory-inspired piece of right-wing fantasy come to life.…

Archaeologists use revolutionary laser technology to find lost medieval city in Cambodia

A lost medieval city that thrived on a mist-shrouded Cambodian mountain 1,200 years ago has been discovered by archaeologists using revolutionary airborne laser technology, a report said. In what it called a world exclusive, the Sydney Morning Herald said the city, Mahendraparvata, included temples hidden by jungle for centuries, many…

Maher rips Pat Kennedy’s anti-pot crusade: ‘This is like global warming denying’

Noted marijuana enthusiast Bill Maher had little patience on Real Time on Friday for former Rep. Patrick Kennedy’s (D-RI) campaign against legalizing the drug. “It just seems so un-Kennedy like to be against what I said a couple of weeks ago was the new gay marriage,” Maher told Kennedy in…

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