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Lawmakers demand civilian enforcement of military’s rape laws after scandals

A group of U.S. lawmakers from both parties announced Thursday that they are proposing legislation to hand over prosecution of sexual assaults on and by U.S. military personnel to civilian authorities. According to Bloomberg News, the officials are taking the action as evidence mounts suggesting that the military is either…

Rep. Cramer blames legalized abortion for school shootings

A Republican congressman from North Dakota suggested to the graduating class at University of Mary earlier this month that the Boston Marathon bombings, the Sept. 11 terrorists attacks and multiple school shootings were all connected to the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in 1973. In a…

Bible-quoting Beck reenacts ‘Untouchables’ by beating activist with baseball bat

Conservative performance artist Glenn Beck on Wednesday compared President Barack Obama to Chicago gangster Al Capone by reenacting a scene from the movie “The Untouchables” and using a baseball bat to beat a tea party activist in the head until he was laying dead in a pool of fake blood.…

Bachmann fires up tea party to repeal Obamacare: ‘This issue is now revived!’

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) on Thursday declared that efforts to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care reform law were “now revived” after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) admitted that it had inappropriately targeted conservative groups to determine if they had abused their tax-exempt status. At a tea party rally in…

Hannity guest claims IRS scandal means Obama stole 2012 election

A panel discussion on Wednesday night’s episode of the Republican talk show “Hannity” ended with everyone agreeing that President Barack Obama must have used the Internal Revenue Service to steal the 2012 election, keeping tea partiers so busy with filling out documents to obtain tax exempt status that they were…

Maddow blasts erroneous Benghazi reporting: ‘ABC blew it’

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow tore into TV network ABC for its recent reporting on the Benghazi attack and President Barack Obama’s administration’s response to the tragedy. Maddow opened the piece by discussing a McClatchy report that Ambassador Chris Stevens had repeatedly turned…

‘Fox & Friends’ hosts think Obama’s scandal damage control is a plot to ‘confuse’ them

The hosts of Fox & Friends complained on Thursday that President Barack Obama had taken actions in response to so-called scandals involving terrorist attacks in Benghazi and the Internal Revenue Service targeting tea party groups in an effort to “confuse the American people” — or at the very least, Fox…

Florida student with exploding science experiment won’t face charges

The Florida State Attorney’s Office said Wednesday that 16-year-old Kiera Wilmot would not face criminal charges over her science experiment, which caused a small explosion Bartow High School in Polk County last month. Wilmot had faced up to five years in prison after being expelled and arrested for placing chemicals…

Tesla vice president blasts North Carolina Republican’s attack on the free market

Diarmuid O’Connell, Tesla’s vice president for corporate and business development, on Wednesday slammed legislation in North Carolina that would prevent the sale of his company’s all-electric cars. “What’s happening here is the rules are being changed to protect the dealer model and exclude us from the market,” he said on…

WATCH LIVE: Obama’s statement on IRS scandal

President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the IRS scandal. Watch live video below: (Scheduled to begin at 6:00PM EST)…

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