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Police believe North Carolina Marine killed wife before Texas shooting spree

Authorities in North Carolina on Tuesday confirmed that the body of a woman found in a Jacksonville hotel room on Sunday was Rubi Estefania, who had been married to the Marine killed by police during a shooting spree in Texas shortly before her body was discovered. On Monday, Texas Department…

Priebus has ‘good feeling’ Issa will have ‘quite a summer’ investigating Obama

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Tuesday promised that “this is just the beginning” of Republicans in Congress investigating President Barack Obama. Priebus explained to Fox News host Gretchen Carlson that Republicans like Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) would continue their probes into scandals involving Benghazi, the IRS and the…

California Marine veteran shoots two adult daughters and then kills self

A Marine veteran in Orosi, California killed one of his adult daughters and wounded another before turning the gun on himself on Memorial Day. The Tulare Sheriff’s Department said that 63-year old Anthony Alvarez was dead when deputies arrived at the home on Monday, according to KGPE. Authorities believe that he…

Journalist explains how utter lack of expertise in Congress is ruining America

For his new book, journalist Robert Kaiser intensely researched the political maneuvering surrounding the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. His conclusion? Most members of Congress don’t understand what they’re arguing about. Speaking on PBS, Kaiser said Wall Street reform only occurred in the wake of the 2008…

Original owner of Toronto mayor’s alleged ‘crack’ video may have been killed

Police in Toronto, Canada are investigating whether the original owner of a video allegedly showing Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine was killed over the footage, the Globe & Mail reported on Monday. The newspaper reported that two separate sources said authorities interviewed a senior member of Ford’s staff regarding…

Georgia man threatens to sue if he can’t tell strangers’ children about Jesus

A Georgia man is threatening to sue the city of Ringgold after he claims his constitutional rights were violated by police last Friday night, when officials asked him to stop bothering strangers’ children about his beliefs in the Christian deity figure Jesus Christ. Cleveland, GA resident Daryl Banther and his…

Hume erupts after Juan Williams says call for leak probes ‘came from Republicans’

Fox News Senior Political Analyst Brit Hume clashed with fellow Fox News contributor Juan Williams on Sunday after Williams pointed out that the investigations of reporters had started under George W. Bush’s administration and then continued under President Barack Obama. During a panel discussion about the Department of Justice’s investigation…

Coburn: Disaster victims getting federal aid think they ‘don’t have to be responsible’

Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn (R) on Sunday said that the federal government had “created kind of a predicate, that you don’t have to be responsible for what goes on in your state” by providing aid after disasters like the tornado that hit the Oklahoma City area last week. Less than…

Peter King ‘offended’ Obama cited ‘moral reasons’ for new drone, Gitmo policy

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) on Sunday blasted President Barack Obama for taking a “moral tone” in shaping U.S. counterterrorism policy. In the first major speech of his second term on Thursday, the president highlighted the need to restrict the use of unnamed drones, close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay…

Rand Paul: Obama ‘losing the moral authority to lead this nation’

Tea party-backed Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Sunday warned President Barack Obama that he was in danger of “losing the moral authority to lead this nation” because the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) unfairly scrutinized the tax-exempt status of conservative groups. “I don’t know if people were targeted for conservative religious…

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