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Georgia state senators walk out to protest ‘war on women’

All of the female Democratic state senators walked out of the Georgia Senate on Wednesday to protest bills put forward by the Republican male majority. The demonstration took place after Republicans passed two bills that opponents have said are part of the GOP’s “war on women.” The only female Republican…

Whistleblowers: 70 percent of U.S. ground beef contains ‘pink slime’

Let’s hope you didn’t eat a hamburger before clicking on this story. A former U.S. Department of Agriculture scientist has come forward with a startling tale of how a substance known as “pink slime” has been embedded in about 70 percent of ground beef sold in the U.S. — a…

Arizona Senate approves lying to women to prevent abortions

The Arizona Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow doctors withhold information about prenatal problems if it could make the decision to have an abortion more likely. Republican state Sen. Nancy Barto introduced the measure to protect doctors from so-called “wrongful birth” lawsuits. Such lawsuits are sometimes filed…

‘Joe the Plumber’: Homophobia questions are ‘gotcha’

Samuel ‘Joe the Plumber’ Wurzelbacher is lashing out at CNN for asking if he still holds negative views about LGBT people even though he is seeking to represent them in Congress. On Thursday, Wurzelbacher appeared on CNN’s morning show to plug his campaign for office in Ohio’s 9th Congressional District,…

Pat Robertson: Marijuana ‘absolutely’ should be legalized

Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson says he has become a “hero of the hippie culture” by calling for marijuana to be legalized. “I really believe we should treat marijuana the way we treat beverage alcohol,” Robertson told The New York Times on Wednesday. “I’ve never used marijuana and I don’t intend…

Army suicides rose 80% after start of Iraq War: study

The number of suicides in the US Army rose by 80 percent after the United States launched the war on Iraq, American military doctors reported on Thursday. From 1977 to 2003, the tally of army suicides had trended slightly downwards, and was far below civilian rates. But it started to…

Team Obama mocks Romney ‘death march’

Mitt Romney’s campaign has said he is almost certain to be the US Republican presidential candidate, as his Democratic opponents mock his long “death march” to secure the nomination. Despite collecting six victories in the 10-state bonanza known as Super Tuesday, including in crucial Ohio, the flawed favorite failed to…

U.S. demands ‘actions’ from Iran in nuclear talks

WASHINGTON — The United States Wednesday rebuffed an Iranian warning that new nuclear talks would fail if they were used to exert pressure, demanding assurances Tehran was not building an atomic bomb. “We will demand that Iran live up to its international obligations — that it provide verifiable assurances it…

McCain ‘worried’ about Republican chances to beat Obama

WASHINGTON — Senior Republican Senator John McCain, who has endorsed Mitt Romney to challenge President Barack Obama, on Wednesday admitted he was worried about his party’s chances of retaking the White House. After Romney claimed six out of 10 contests on “Super Tuesday,” including the key battleground of Ohio, McCain…

PBS already aired Breitbart’s Obama footage

Breitbart.com editors Ben Shapiro and Joel Pollak said Wednesday on Sean Hannity’s radio show that they would release footage that proved President Barack Obama had “radical intellectual founders” — footage which was covered up by the mainstream media. But before Breitbart.com released the footage, PBS Frontline published the full unedited…

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