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Ron Paul to avoid supporters’ dueling pre-convention rallies

By Grace Wyler With Ron Paul effectively out of the 2012 presidential race, the ragtag coalition that propelled his dark-horse campaign is already showing signs of unraveling. In the wake of the realization that Paul does not have enough delegates to win the Republican nomination, his supporters have split on a variety of issues, exposing latent…

Sen. Kyl: ‘Impeachment is always a possibility’ for Obama

Fresh off his state’s stinging immigration defeat before the U.S. Supreme Court, Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) suggested during a Tuesday morning radio interview that Americans should vote President Barack Obama out of office — but if they do not, “impeachment is always a possibility.” Kyl was appearing on the radio…

Chris Matthews: Today’s Supreme Court wouldn’t back desegregation

MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Monday took a look at landmark Supreme Court decisions in the last 60 years and came to the conclusion that the current conservative court would not have backed a woman’s right to choose, removed prayer from public schools or supported desegregation. “Does anyone wonder like…

‘K2′ blamed after Texas man tries to eat dog in ‘zombie style’ attack

A 22-year-old man in Waco, Texas was arrested on Monday after a bizarre episode in which police claim he tried to eat his family’s dog in a “zombie style” attack. Michael Terron Daniel was charged with felony animal cruelty after an unnamed caller told police he was “going crazy” at…

Survey: Half of U.S.teens prefer in-person time with friends to Facebook

For all the time they spend online, and it’s a lot, nearly half of US teenagers say they’d much rather spend time with friends in the real world, a major survey published Tuesday indicated. Nine out of 10 young Americans aged 13 to 17 who took part in the national…

Perino: Non-whites have ‘all the advantages’ at universities

Fox News co-host Dana Perino on Monday suggested that non-whites have “all the advantages” at universities and dismissed a campaign to promote racial justice in Minnesota. Earlier this year, the Un-Fair Campaign attempted to address white privilege and racism in Duluth by promoting their message on billboards, social networks and…

Military veterans to get priority for police jobs under COPS grants

Military veterans to get priority for police jobs under COPS grants (via The Christian Science Monitor) Recent military veterans will have top priority for jobs under a federal program to put more police officers on patrol on America’s streets. Under the Justice Department’s COPS (Community Oriented Policing Services) program, 629…

FBI probe targets ‘Islamic extremists’ in U.S. Army

The FBI is investigating more than 100 suspected Islamic extremists in the US military, following the 2009 “lone wolf” attack by an alleged Al-Qaeda sympathizer that killed 13 people at a Texas army base, a news report said. About a dozen of the cases are considered “serious” threats involving suspects…

Romney, Obama battle in ‘live free or die’ New Hampshire

DURHAM, New Hampshire — Tiny New Hampshire has only four of the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, but late on November 6, small might be beautiful for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama. With both campaigns predicting a cliffhanger election, even diminutive swing states can add up…

Prominent Americans urge Ecuador to accept Julian Assange’s asylum request

A letter signed by leading US figures in support of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s application for political asylum in Ecuador has been delivered to the country’s London embassy. Among those who signed the letter were Michael Moore, Oliver Stone, Noam Chomsky and Danny Glover. Other signatories included the author Naomi…

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