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Secret Service to interview Ted Nugent Thursday

Conservative rocker Ted Nugent has confirmed that he will meet with the Secret Service on Thursday to determine if remarks he made were a threat to President Barack Obama’s life. “We actually have heard from the Secret Service and they have a duty,” Nugent told radio host Glenn Beck on…

New judge appointed in Zimmerman trial

At the behest of the attorney of George Zimmerman, Jr., Circuit Judge Jessica Recksiedler has recused herself from the case stemming from the February shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Judge Recksiedler’s husband is a law partner of attorney Mark NeJame, who has been hired to…

Lawsuit: Former Bain execs fired employees for not being Mormon

Former executives from Bain Capital, a company founded by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, have been accused of firing six out of seven members of a management team for not belonging to the Mormon church. David McCurdy and four other co-plaintiffs are suing Sorenson Capital Partners (SCP), Care Holding…

Overreach on sex offenders makes Americans’ lives living hell

Around two years ago, six ICE agents entered the home of a 20-year-old man named Adam while he was sleeping. They put a gun to his head and informed him they had a warrant to search his premises for child pornography. Adam is a musician and was a frequent user…

Arpaio blames ‘illegal aliens’ after seizing ton of pot — but makes no arrests

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Tuesday cited “illegal aliens” after seizing a ton of marijuana even though no arrests were made. “Nearly a ton of marijuana with a street value of over $1 million was seized late last night by Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies near Highway 238 in Mobile,…

Palin: ‘Frack, baby, frack’ a ‘very important’ policy

Half-term Republican Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Tuesday blasted President Barack Obama as “ignorant” on energy policy, saying he wasn’t doing enough to support “drill, baby, drill” and “frack, baby, frack.” During a Tuesday interview on Fox News, Palin avoided praising Obama’s efforts to crack down on oil speculators, while…

Ted Nugent defends remarks: ‘I’m a black Jew at a Nazi-Klan rally’

Conservative rocker Ted Nugent on Tuesday defended his violent remarks against Democrats and President Barack Obama that have gotten the attention of the Secret Service and prompted the Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman to call on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speak out. “This is the Saul Alinsky ‘Rules…

U.S. troops ‘posed with Afghan remains in 2010′

US soldiers took pictures of themselves posing with the mangled remains of suspected Afghan suicide bombers on more than one occasion in 2010, the Los Angeles Times reported on Wednesday. The LA Times said the US Army had launched an investigation into the incident after the newspaper showed them some of the photos, which…

Supreme Court ruling supports generic drug makers

WASHINGTON — The US Supreme Court ruled that generic drug makers can challenge big-name pharmaceutical firms in court to stop them from broadening the scope of their patent descriptions. The measure overturns a 2010 appeals court ruling and confirms an earlier decision by a federal judge that ordered the US…

U.S. protesters mark tax day with protest at Ann Romney’s birthday party

A team of make-believe baseball players descended on Trump Tower in New York on Tuesday afternoon, using tax day to highlight corporate unaccountability as Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney, celebrated her birthday at an exclusive party inside. The so-called Tax Dodgers wore white uniforms, not unlike…

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