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Shuster rips WaPo blogger: Obama’s pot smoking not like Romney’s gay bullying

Current TV correspondent David Shuster on Sunday schooled a conservative Washington Post blogger for suggesting that President Barack Obama’s use of marijuana as a kid should be covered by the media like presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s alleged bullying of a gay student in 1965. During an appearance on…

Romney adviser criticizes Obama’s comments on eurozone crisis

A senior economic adviser to Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has slammed president Barack Obama’s policy towards the eurozone crisis. In an op-ed in Handelsblatt, Germany’s leading business newspaper, R Glenn Hubbard, the dean of the Columbia Business School, said Obama’s strategy was “unwise” and revealed “ignorance of the causes…

Peter King: Drones ‘carry out the policies of righteousness and goodness’

House Homeland Security Chairman Peter King (R-NY) on Sunday refused to confirm the existence of U.S. drone strikes in other countries, but later insisted that the unmanned flying machines were being used to “carry out the policies of righteousness and goodness.” During an interview on CNN, host Candy noted that…

Obama’s collaboration with Big Pharma exposed

WASHINGTON — In order to secure his sweeping 2010 health care reforms, US President Barack Obama’s staff oversaw an unusually close collaboration with the pharmaceutical industry, documents show. Republicans in the House of Representatives have uncovered a trove of emails and other memos showing how the Obama administration coordinated its…

Huckabee: Justices should strike down health care to improve their polls

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) on Sunday advised justices on the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down President Barack Obama’s landmark health care reform law in order to improve their public approval rating. A New York Times/CBS News poll released last week showed that approval of the high court…

Sen. Mark Udall calls for changes to FISA Amendments Act

Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) on Friday called on Congress to amend legislation that authorized dragnet-style warrantless wiretapping by the National Security Agency. The FISA Amendments Act of 2008 gave the government broad powers to monitor international phone calls and emails, and granted legal immunity to telecommunication companies that had participated…

Liz Cheney suggests Obama personally behind intelligence leaks

The daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday suggested that President Barack Obama had personally authorized recent intelligence leaks. On Friday, Attorney General Eric Holder appointed two U.S. attorneys to investigate leaks about details of drone attacks and special forces strikes. Critics have claimed that the White House…

Mitch Daniels: Wisconsin a ‘turning point’ for curbing unions

Republican Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels on Sunday suggested that all public worker unions should be dismantled and that the recent elections in Wisconsin were a “turning point” in curbing their rights. During an interview on Fox News, host Chris Wallace asked Daniels if Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) win in Wisconsin…

Nixon ‘far worse’ than thought say Watergate reporters

Almost four decades after the infamous Watergate break-in, the reporters who broke the story have concluded that then-president Richard Nixon was “far worse” than they thought. Nixon resigned in August 1974 for his administration’s role in a June 17, 1972, burglary of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate…

Man given George Zimmerman’s old phone number gets threats

A man assigned the old phone number of a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged with murder for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager is seeking compensation, after a rash of threatening calls. Junior Alexander Guy, 49, got his first cell phone last month. Immediately he was besieged by callers angry at George Zimmerman. “You murderer!” “You deserve…

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