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Licensed gun owner says he killed 1-year-old Chihuahua for threatening him

A 14-year-old Detroit girl says that a neighbor shot and killed JoJo, her 1-year-old Chihuahua, because he wasn’t on a leash and was making too much noise. The licensed gun owner, however, told police that he gunned down the tiny dog because it was threatening him. The girl, who WJBK…

Chris Matthews to Andrea Mitchell: ‘Wife beating’ is a thing women worry about?

In the midst of a discussion of the appeal to voters of potential future Democratic presidential candidates Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, “Hardball” host Chris Matthews asked on Wednesday whether women still worry about “wife beating” and domestic violence. Matthews posed the question to…

Bryan Fischer champions ‘Bible thumpers’: O’Reilly is a ‘pompous, arrogant windbag’

Bryan Fischer, the director of issues analysis of the fundamentalist American Family Association (AFA), on Wednesday blasted Fox News host Bill O’Reilly for accusing conservative Christians of not being able to do anything but “thump the Bible” during arguments against same sex marriage. Last week, O’Reilly had angered many social…

Ted Nugent lobbies Texas to let hunters keep killing pen-raised young deer

Appearing before Texas lawmakers on Wednesday, Detroit-born rocker Ted Nugent lobbied against a proposal to ban the hunting of pen-raised white-tailed deer until they’ve been out in the wild for 60 days. “I hunt and fish and trap 320 days a year then the rest of the year I rock…

School forces 25 hungry students to throw away lunches when they couldn’t pay

A group Massachusetts parents are outraged and at least one worker has been placed on administrative leave after about 25 students Robert J. Coelho Middle School in Attleboro were forced to throw away their lunches over concerns that they could not pay for the food. Parents said that some students…

Campbell Brown: Why is Obama ‘singling out’ the NRA?

Former CNN host Campbell Brown on Thursday suggested that President Barack Obama would be more successful passing gun control if he stopped “singling out” the National Rifle Association (NRA) and focused more on Hollywood and video games. During an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Campbell recalled that she had been…

Huckabee: It’s the ‘truth’ that Obama on guns is like Nazi dictatorship

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) declared on Wednesday that President Barack Obama and gun control advocates are possibly planning on confiscating the nation’s privately owned firearms and imposing a Nazi Germany-like “dictatorship” in this country. According to Media Matters, Huckabee made the remarks in response to a caller on…

Hannity defends Rutgers coach: ‘My father hit me with a belt, I turned out okay!’

Fox News host Sean Hannity and conservative pundit Michelle Malkin on Wednesday both defended a former Rutgers basketball coach who verbally and physically abused his players, both saying that they had received plenty of spankings and “turned out okay.” On Wednesday, Rutgers announced that the school had fired coach Mike…

CNN’s Jake Tapper to Mark Sanford: Who are you to deny love between two men?

CNN host Jake Tapper on Wednesday questioned former Gov. Mark Sanford regarding views on same sex marriage in light of his own affair. Tapper wondered why people should respect the Republican South Carolina congressional candidate’s opposition to same sex marriage when he himself “did not lead an exemplary life as…

Armed ‘anti-government’ parents abduct sons after tying up grandma in Florida

Law enforcement officials in Florida on Wednesday issued an Amber Alert for two young boys who they said had been abducted by “anti-government” parents. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said that 35-year-old Joshua Hakken tied up Patricia Hauser, the maternal grandmother of 4-year-old Cole Hakken and 2-year-old Chase Hakken, at…

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