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San Francisco mayor still wants a stop-and-frisk law

San Francisco mayor Ed Lee renewed his call Monday for a stop-and-frisk program similar to those in other major cities, citing the shooting massacre in Colorado last week, The San Francisco Chronicle reported. “I am as, if not more, committed, and especially in light of the massacre that occurred in…

Gohmert to ‘numbnuts’ McCain: Shut up about Bachmann’s anti-Muslim attacks

Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert on Tuesday lashed out at Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and other Republican “numbnuts” who have criticized Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) for suggesting that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin, had infiltrated the U.S. government on behalf of radical Islamists in…

Colorado guns sales skyrocket after theater massacre

The recent shooting at a theater in Colorado that left at least 12 dead and 58 wounded is proving to be a boon for gun dealers. Colorado Bureau of Investigation data show that between Thursday’s shooting and Sunday, background checks for people wanting to buy firearms were up 43 percent…

NY governor pulling his files from state archives

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) sent aides to the state archives to pull records from his time as the state’s attorney general, The New York Times reported on Tuesday. Among the files being taken out of public view are documents connected to “Troopergate,” the investigation by Cuomo’s office regarding…

Same sex wedding business booming in New York

For some, the payoff has yet to come. A year after gay marriage became legal in New York state, divorce lawyer Daniel Clement’s same-sex caseload is still pretty thin. “A blissful marriage is bad for a divorce attorney”, the self-confessed cynic said, noting that in the 12 months since city’s registrar opened its doors…

Feinstein suggests intelligence leaks ‘coming from’ White House

UPDATE (below): Feinstein walks back leak remarks Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Monday that someone from President Barack Obama’s administration has been leaking classified information to reporters. “I think the White House has to understand that some of this is coming from their ranks,”…

O’Reilly defends NRA: Bill Moyers is ‘so dumb it hurts’

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly on Monday blasted PBS host Bill Moyers who after a deadly shooting that left at least 12 dead in Colorado, accused the National Rifle Association (NRA) of turning the Second Amendment into a “cruel and deadly hoax.” “The killer in Colorado waited only for an…

‘On his own’ Romney ad star took over $1 million in government loans

The up-by-his-bootstraps businessman who stars in an ad for Republican hopeful Mitt Romney seems to have built his business through government-sponsored loans, putting a dent in the campaign’s attack on President Barack Obama’s saying to business owners, “you didn’t get there on your own.” “My father’s hands didn’t build this…

Kilmeade asks little girls if government built their lemonade stand

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade on Tuesday offered definitive proof that President Barack Obama was wrong to say that government played a part in building businesses: a lemonade stand own by two 4- and 7-year-old girls. Kilmeade began his segment with the Sutton sisters by playing a clip of Obama…

Sally Ride, first U.S. woman in space, comes out in obituary

Sally Ride, the first American woman to travel into space, passed away Monday at age 61 after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. The astronaut and scientist came out as a lesbian in the obituary posted on her website, announcing that she is survived by her partner of 27 years,…

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