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Biden: Rape victims fear being ‘raped again by the system’

At a fundraiser for the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project on Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden said that many sexual assault victims fear getting “raped again by the system,” CBS News reported on Thursday. “You’ll often hear men say, why don’t they just leave?” Biden explained. “I ask them, how many…

Former Bush official: Syria chemical weapons could be ‘Israeli false flag operation’

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, the former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell under President George W. Bush, on Thursday warned that the chemical weapons that were reportedly used in Syria could be a “Israeli false flag operation” because Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was running an “inept regime.” During…

Beck: Houston airport shooting a ‘set up’ of NRA like ‘burning of the Reichstag’

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck responded to a shooting at Houston’s largest airport on Thursday by suggesting that it had been a plot to “set up” gun owners like the the burning of German’s parliament — or Reichstag — in 1933, which Nazis exploited as a pretext to suspend constitutional…

Maddow to O’Reilly: ‘How do you handle the rest of humanity when you are so great?’

Thursday night on Bravo TV’s “Watch What Happens Live,” host Andy Cohen welcomed MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, host of “The Rachel Maddow Show.” Cohen showed Maddow several photos of celebrities and asked her to say the first question that she would ask each of them if they were guests on her…

Florida cop fired for eighth time after leaving police AR-15 with friend

The Opa-Locka Police Department in Florida on Wednesday argued before an arbitrator that one of their own officers deserved to be fired — for the sixth time — because he left his department AR-15 assault-style rifle with a friend. The department told arbitrator Jeanne Wood that Sgt. German Bosque should…

North Carolina Republicans push through anti-renewable energy bill in ‘banana republic’ vote

Democrats in North Carolina say they could have defeated a bill to repeal renewable energy subsidies on Wednesday if Republicans had not pushed it through committee without counting the votes. The state Senate Finance Committee debated the bill to end the state’s 6-year-old renewable energy program for over 40 minutes…

Texas pastor tried to coerce high school girl into stripping for him

Texas pastor Jeffrey Dale Williams of the Church of Corinth was arrested and jailed Wednesday on charges of “attempted sexual performance of a child” for trying to coerce an underaged girl into taking off her clothes. According to Dallas-Ft. Worth’s WFAA, Williams’ attempted seduction of the high schooler was captured…

Bags of urine thrown as White Student Union clashes with May Day protesters

Workers rights demonstrators clashed with white supremacists in the so-called White Student Union during Washington, D.C. May Day protests on Wednesday. According to CNN, “bags of urine and flag poles” were thrown as skirmish broke out in Lafayette Park between the White Student Union protesters and demonstrators from the group…

Fox News guest: Scientific ‘enlightenment and reason’ led to the Holocaust

A Fox News guest on Thursday slammed President Barack Obama’s transportation secretary nominee, connecting him to an 18th century scientific movement that embraced reason, which she said was partially to blame for the Holocaust. Fox News host Steve Doocy asked Penny Nance, CEO of the Christian activist group Concerned Women…

Maddow calls Bush library’s ‘Decision Points’ game ‘a national scandal’

In the newly commissioned George W. Bush Presidential Library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, a peculiar display has the political world buzzing. In this display, called “Decision Points,” participants play a game where they’re forced to make the same decisions President Bush did. On the…

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