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Bloomberg endorses fingerprinting housing project residents for their own good

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) put forward an idea on Friday to install fingerprint scanners in the city’s Housing Authority projects. The Staten Island Advance reported that Bloomberg made the remarks during his weekly interview on WOR-AM, saying the scanners would help determine who is living in those…

Julian Assange praises Matt Drudge as ‘news media innovator’

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told a group of college students Friday morning that the “only hope” for U.S. electoral politics is Republican Sen. Rand Paul (KY) and his brand of Libertarian politics. According to the right-wing college news site CampusReform.com, the international fugitive and accused acquaintance rapist also heaped praise…

Fox News guest: ‘No question’ that polar bears are ‘thriving’

A Fox News guest on Friday said that there was “no question” that polar bears were now “thriving” and should be taken off the endangered species list. “The polar bears are thriving as you said,” Pacific Legal Foundation President Rob Rivett told Fox News host Shannon Bream. “In fact, 50…

Texas deputy sues woman for ‘mental anguish’ after he kills her son-in-law

A Texas deputy has filed a lawsuit against a woman for past and future “mental anguish” after he was called to her house last year on a 911 call and forced to kill her son-in-law, who was allegedly behaving irrationally after using drugs. According to the Houston Chronicle, Harris County…

Seattle police distribute marijuana education via Doritos bags at annual Hempfest

Seattle police plan to mingle with the 85,000 people expected to attend this year’s Hempfest to hand out bags of Doritos with information about what is and is not legal now that Washington’s Initiative 502 has been passed. The vote legalized possession and established a statewide system of regulations for…

Catholic bishop: I switched to Republicans because Democrats’ social agenda ‘just awful’

Bishop Thomas Tobin, the Roman Catholic leader of Rhode Island, said Tuesday night he recently switched his political affiliation to Republican after 44 years of being a Democrat. Speaking at a Rhody Young Republicans event in Providence, Tobin explained that he could no longer consider himself a Democrat because of…

Indiana police threaten to Taser black firefighter in the face for waving at them

A police department in Indiana has launched an internal investigation after a firefighter said he was thrown to the ground and threatened with a Taser for waving at several officers, who thought he was flipping them off. Evansville firefighter George Madison Jr. told the Evansville Courier & Press that he…

California Representative believes ‘for a criminal practice, there has to be a gun’

On Tuesday, Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) informed constituents at a town hall meeting in El Dorado Hills that all crime require the presence of a firearm. Responding to a question about his position on “Wall Street criminal practices,” McClintock said “for a criminal practice, there has to be a gun.…

Limbaugh declines to moderate GOP debates because he’s ‘too famous’

Rush Limbaugh said on Thursday that he would decline any offer to moderate Republican presidential debates because he was “too famous” for the job. A Thursday Washington Examiner report said that the Republican National Committee (RNC) was considering conservative radio hosts like Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Mark Levin as debate…

Glenn Beck praises racist anti-Obama rodeo clown as ‘a brave artist’

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Wednesday said that a rodeo clown was a “brave artist” after he had been criticized for turning the Missouri State Fair into a “Klan rally” by putting on a mask of President Barack Obama. Earlier this week, fairgoers said that a rodeo clown had…

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