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Romney pledges not to be ‘president of deception’ like Obama

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday suggested that Barack Obama had been governing as a “president of doubt and deception.” At a campaign event in Saint Louis, the former Massachusetts governor blasted Obama for not understanding the “free enterprise system.” “Sadly, it’s become clear that this president simply doesn’t…

Boy shoots self in head because ‘manhood’ questioned on Skype

An 18-year-old Philadelphia boy is not expected to live after he accidentally shot himself in the head because someone questioned his “manhood” during an online video chat. East Detectives Capt. John Gallagher said that the teen was engaged in a webcam chat on either Skype or ooVoo when the person…

Holder: DOJ only going after people ‘taking advantage’ of pot laws

Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday denied that the Dept. of Justice (DOJ) was trying to shut down all legal medical marijuana in the U.S. Holder told the House Judiciary Committee that critics who charged the that Obama administration was abusing its authority with an aggressive campaign against the medical…

Jeb Bush: George W. Bush deserves ‘tip of the hat’ for Obama’s foreign policy

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) on Thursday said that President Barack Obama owed a debt of gratitude to his brother, George W. Bush, because he seemed to have adopted foreign policies similar to ones the former president put in place. During an interview on CBS, host Charlie Rose noted…

3 State Dept. employees to testify in Manning Wikileaks court-martial

Three State Department employees are due to testify at a preliminary hearing Thursday for US soldier Bradley Manning, who faces a court-martial for allegedly leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents. The employees, whose names and titles were not released, will be asked to provide “State Department evidence” during the…

Hemp legalization added to Senate farm bill

In a last minute addition to the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) has submitted an amendment that would legalize the production of industrial hemp, a potential new bumper crop for U.S. farmers. “Industrial hemp is used in many healthy and sustainable consumer products.…

Eric Bolling: ‘Every terrorist on American soil has been a Muslim’

Fox News co-host Eric Bolling on Wednesday defended the New York Police Department’s spying program that targets Muslims by claiming that “every terrorist on American soil has been a Muslim.” On Fox News’ The Five, Bolling dismissed a lawsuit filed by Muslim Advocates, a legal rights group, because “the people…

‘Fox & Friends’ going to Tampa, Charlotte — ‘AND North Carolina!’

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade on Thursday said that “Fox & Friends” would be going to both Charlotte and North Carolina over the summer. “We’re going to Tampa this summer,” Kilmeade noted during a segment where co-host Steve Doocy was covering the weather. “We are, indeed,” Doocy agreed. “And Charlotte…

Human Rights Campaign survey finds ‘deck stacked’ against LGBT youths

LGBT teens are more than twice as likely as non-LGBT teens to say they’ve been verbally or physically attacked at school, according to a report released today by the Human Rights Campaign, one of the nation’s largest civil rights organization dedicated to LGBT rights. Titled “Growing Up LGBT in America,”…

Miami cannibal Rudy Eugene a ‘church boy’ who was carrying his Bible

Rudy Eugene, the so-called “Miami zombie” who police recently shot and killed as he chewed most of a homeless man’s face off, did not exhibit any “warning signs” that he might ever behave in such a way, according to a woman claiming to be his girlfriend. Yovonka Bryant, a 27-year-old…

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