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North Carolina Democratic strategist dies after knife attack in her home

A 29-year-old Democratic strategist died early Wednesday morning from injuries suffered in a brutal stabbing in her Raleigh, North Carolina home. According to the Raleigh News-Observer, Jamie Kirk Hahn and her husband were both injured in an attack that took place Monday night. Raleigh Police arrested Jonathan Broyhill, 31, a…

Ted Cruz: ‘I am a very, very proud wacko bird’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who calls himself a “proud wacko bird,” told CBS News that President Barack Obama was plotting to make immigration reform fail so that Democrats could campaign on it in 2014 and 2016. In an interview that aired on Wednesday, Cruz explained to CBS reporter Jan Crawford…

Limbaugh claims Planned Parenthood ‘knew all along’ about horrific abortion doctor Gosnell

Conservative opinion outlets buzzed Tuesday over an quote from last week’s Philadelphia Inquirer, in which Dayle Steinberg, president of Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania, said that horrors perpetrated by accused murderer Kermit Gosnell show why access to safe and regulated reproductive health services are so needed. That’s not what Breitbart.com or…

Sen. Ron Wyden slams Internet sales tax as ‘a recipe for stagnation’

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon blasted a proposed Internet sales tax Tuesday on the Senate floor, claiming it was a “bailout” for large brick-and-mortar retailers. The Marketplace Fairness Act would require businesses to collect sales taxes on online orders. Under current law, state governments can only collect sales taxes…

Republican trio push to militarize U.S. response to domestic terrorism

Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham (SC), John McCain (AZ), and Kelly Ayotte (NH) lashed out at liberals and libertarians on Tuesday, claiming it was dangerous to oppose the notion the United States was a “battlefield.” The three senators have been pushing for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to be treated…

Megachurch pastor: Nagging wives are like Chinese water torture

The founding pastor of a Washington state megachurch on Sunday told female parishioners that God wanted them to submit to their husbands and that they shouldn’t be a “nag,” likening them to Chinese water torture. In in a Sunday sermon, Mars Hill Church Pastor Mark Driscoll said that people often…

Ron Paul slams stability of U.S. dollar and Bitcoin in pro-gold rant

In an interview with Bloomberg TV, former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) said that he is concerned about the “erraticness” of the dollar, that Bitcoin is too complicated and that gold is still the standard by which the value of our currency should be measured. Erik Schatzker and Sara Eisen,…

Rand Paul’s reversal: I don’t care if a drone kills a liquor store robber with $50 in cash

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), who filibustered for 13 hours in March 2013 against the idea of using military drone technology against U.S. citizens, said he supported them being used against criminal suspects in an interview with Fox Business Channel on Monday. “I have never argued against any technology being used…

Key Republican insists ‘self-deportation is not some radical idea’

One of the Republican Party’s top minds on immigration reform told a Senate panel on Monday that he does not believe a policy of “self-deportation” is “some radical idea.” To the contrary, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) explained to the Senate Judiciary Committee that he thinks making American…

North Carolina Senate blocks testing themselves when passing welfare drug testing bill

Republicans in the North Carolina state Senate on Monday pushed through bill that would strip public benefits like food stamps and job training for people who fail a drug test. In 35-15 vote largely along party lines, senators passed SB 594. A single Democrat voted for the bill, and no…

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