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Ted Nugent on Democrats: ‘Chop their heads off in November’

Conservative rocker Ted Nugent, a supporter of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, over the weekend encouraged members of the National Rifle Association (NRA) to defeat Democrats and “chop their heads off in November” because “our government is wiping its ass with the Constitution.” “Your goal should be to get a…

U.S. nominee Jim Yong Kim chosen to lead World Bank

The World Bank chose Korean-American physician Jim Yong Kim as its next chief Monday in a decision that surprised few despite the first-ever challenge to the US lock on the Bank’s presidency. The Bank’s directors chose Kim, a 52 year old US health expert and educator, over Nigerian Finance Minister…

Secret Service detains reporter who asked Gingrich about Fox News

The United States Secret Service detained a North Carolina reporter over the weekend after he asked Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich about recent comments that were critical of Fox News. During a private campaign event at Wesley College in Delaware last week, the former House Speaker had asserted that News…

Ohio widow informed of soldier husband’s death via Facebook

An Ohio woman last week said she was informed of her husband’s untimely death in Afghanistan by one of his platoon members, who contacted her in a Facebook post and broke protocol to give her the shocking news. Staff Sgt. Christopher Brown, a 26-year-old resident of Columbus, Ohio and father…

Florida fire captain: Trayvon died because of ‘sh*tbag… welfare dependent’ parents

A Miami-Dade fire captain is under investigation after he asserted that the death of an unarmed Florida teen was the fault of “failed, shitbag, ignorant, pathetic, welfare dependent excuses for parents.” According to the Grio, Miami-Dade fire captain Brian Beckmann made the following entry on his Facebook page last week…

Media outlets request the court unseal Zimmerman documents

Attorneys representing media outlets are requesting the Stanford judge overseeing the Trayvon Martin case to unseal the court file, according to The Orlando Sentinel. Media outlets filed an eight-page motion Monday morning, hoping for Seminole County judge Mark Herr to back away from an agreement with the lawyers of George…

Netflix CEO blasts Comcast for shredding net neutrality

The CEO of Netflix blasted the nation’s largest cable Internet provider on Sunday for violating the principles of net neutrality by exempting its own online video service from bandwidth caps it recently imposed on other Internet usage. The criticism from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings seems to be in line with…

Anti-Mormon pastor endorses Romney because Obama ‘opposes’ the Bible

A Texas pastor who has repeatedly called Mitt Romney’s religion a cult is now endorsing the former Massachusetts governor because President Barack Obama “opposes biblical principles.” Dallas pastor Dr. Robert Jeffress first said in 2007 that Romney was not qualified to be president because “Mormonism is a cult.” “Mitt Romney…

Ann Romney: Hilary Rosen’s comment ‘was my early birthday present’

The wife of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney sounded less like a stay-at-home mother of five and more like a political tactician at an event on Sunday where she said comments made by a Democratic CNN contributor were an “early birthday present.” Reporters from both The Wall Street Journal…

Cosby blames gun culture for Trayvon Martin’s death

Veteran US actor and comedian Bill Cosby spoke out about the fatal shooting in February of an unarmed black teen in Florida, blaming his death on the prevalence of guns in the United States. “We need to get rid of it on the streets. And if people have one, they should be checked…

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