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Zimmerman calls Mexicans ‘soft ass thugs’ on old MySpace page

George Zimmerman, the shooter of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, made disparaging remarks about Mexicans and his ex-girlfriend on a 2005 MySpace page discovered Tuesday evening, according to The Miami Herald. Zimmerman’s page contains heavy usage of slang words, especially in the “About Me” section. “I dont miss driving around scared to…

Ohio bomb plot allegedly hatched by ‘Occupy Cleveland’ members

Four of the five self-described anarchists arrested this week after allegedly attempting to blow up a bridge in Cleveland, Ohio were reportedly frequent members of “Occupy Cleveland.” Of the five self-described anarchists arrested this week after allegedly attempting to blow up a bridge in Cleveland, Ohio, four were reportedly members…

Preacher supporting same sex marriage ban encourages violent punishment of LGBT kids

North Carolina evangelical preacher Sean Harris, in a ranting, fuming sermon, told parents in his congregation to use violence to punish children for showing any perceived signs of LGBT inclinations or urges on Sunday, according to LGBT rights blog “Good As You.” “Dads,” Harris urged, in a sermon that was…

Pennsylvania governor: Forced ultrasounds are ‘the way to go’

Republican Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is asserting that forced ultrasounds are “the way to go” if they stop women from having abortions. Corbett had been criticized for supporting one of the most restrictive anti-abortion bills in the country because he said that women could just “close your eyes” during the…

NC legislator’s wife: Same sex marriage ban protects ‘Caucasian race’

Jodie Brunstetter, the wife of North Carolina state legislator Peter Brunstetter told poll workers that her husband authored the state’s anti-same sex marriage law Amendment One to “protect the Caucasian race” and save the U.S. Constitution from “activist judges,” according to Chad Nance’s reporting for Yes! magazine. Nance, who has…

Rick Scott allows guns at GOP convention to ‘protect’ citizens from ‘protests’

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has officially rejected a proposal by the city of Tampa to limit firearms outside the Republican National Convention in Florida later this year. Last week, the Tampa City Council formally asked Scott to use his executive power to temporarily suspend a state law that prevents…

New Jersey tanning ‘addict’ accused of putting 6-year-old in tanning bed

An absurdly tanned New Jersey woman appeared in court on Wednesday to defend herself against a charge of child endangerment, filed after school officials noticed her 6-year-old daughter had come to school with burns on her skin. Asked by officials where she got the burns, the girl reportedly said, “I…

Major GOP donor arrested in $100 million veteran charity scam

The U.S. Marshal Service announced Tuesday that it had captured one of America’s Most Wanted fugitives who is accused of creating a fake charity for Navy veterans that funneled some of the $100 million collected to Republican candidates. Between the early 2000s and 2010, a man using the alias “Bobby…

Lou Dobbs: Obama slogan tied to ‘Marxists and socialists and communists’

Fox Business host Lou Dobbs on Tuesday issued a breaking “news alert” that President Barack Obama’s latest campaign slogan “has ties to Marxism and socialism.” In a 7-minute video released Monday, the Obama campaign unveiled its new slogan, “Forward,” which has obvious similarities to MSNBC’s slogan, “Lean Forward.” Conservative newspaper…

Colorado Senate to vote on marijuana DUI bill

The Colorado Senate will vote on legislation that would make it illegal for anyone to operate a motor vehicle with trace amounts of THC — the main psychoactive compound in marijuana — in their blood. “Quite frankly, I think it’s time we cleared the smoke out of this,” state Sen.…

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