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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…

Fox News analyst summarizes Obama’s drone speech: ‘Stop me before I kill again’

Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume thinks it is very peculiar for President Barack Obama to call for executive power to be scaled back. Hume noted on Fox News Sunday that Obama had “made generous use of” drone strikes. “There’s an odd quality to this whole thing, and it…

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…

Bob Dole: Republicans need ‘closed for repair’ sign until 2014

Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole is telling Republicans to put a “closed for repair” sign on the door until 2014 so that the party can develop a “positive agenda.” In an interview that aired on Sunday, Dole told Fox News host Chris Wallace that “there was no doubt about…

Graham: Military women put up with ‘way too much crap’

The senior Republican senator from South Carolina — who serves in the U.S. Air Force Reserves and opposes taking sexual assault cases out of the military chain of command — says that women in the armed services “put up with way too much crap.” In a Memorial Day interview, Fox…

Florida squatter found with more than a dozen dead cats in freezer

A foreclosure eviction in Tampa, Florida yielded a grisly find for authorities on Thursday, as they found not only a squatter on the property, but dozens of dead and diseased cats. WPEC-TV reported on Saturday that 66-year-old James Hopkins was discovered on the premises, which belonged to another person. Besides…

Neil deGrasse Tyson on whether to be amazed or terrified by the universe

Those frightened and distressed about the massive scale of the universe need to rethink the size of their egos, according to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. “There is something about the cosmic perspective which for some people is enlightening and for other people terrifying,” he explained in a video published by…

Parents of Kaitlyn Hunt’s alleged victim: We had no choice but to report lesbian relationship

The parents of a Florida teen told CNN on Friday they had no choice but to contact police about their daughter’s lesbian relationship with an older girl. Kaitlyn Hunt, 18, was arrested in February on two counts of lewd or lascivious battery on child — a statutory rape charge —…

Colin Powell: Soldiers convicted of rape shouldn’t be ‘categorically’ discharged

Former Defense Secretary Colin Powell said Saturday that U.S. troops convicted of sexual assault should not be automatically dishonorably discharged from the military. “You can’t make a categorical statement like that,” he told Bloomberg TV. “We have a military justice system that is driven by our law, and it is…

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