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Gingrich: Brad Pitt should play me in a movie

Angelina Jolie better watch out. Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich thinks he’s found the perfect person to play him in a movie about his life: Brad Pitt. “If Hollywood was going to do a movie about your life, who would you like to see play the lead role?” radio host…

House Republicans order arrest of ‘Gasland’ director

U.S. Capital Hill police arrested an award winning filmmaker at the request of House Republicans Wednesday afternoon, according to The Huffington Post. Josh Fox, the director of the Oscar nominated film “Gasland,” were arrested and his crew were detained for trying to film the GOP’s hearing attacking the Environment Protection…

Romney gets glittered, but his singing gets worse

Protesters on Wednesday showered Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney with glitter — but the shiny stuff sure didn’t make his singing voice sparkle. At a campaign event in Eagan, Minnesota, the candidate got doused with glitter just as he was taking the stage. Aides worked to quickly remove the light-reflecting…

Univ. of Conn. TV airs ‘rape is funny’ video

Students at the University of Connecticut are meeting Wednesday night to discuss protesting the university’s student-run television station for airing a video which they say promotes “rape culture.” The student-run, student-funded UCTV aired the Shenanigans comedy sketch on at least two occasions, Nov. 10 and Jan. 30, according to Gawker.…

Police: Entire NYC building was pot farm

A five-story building in New York City was raided by police this week, revealing that the entire structure was being used as a multi-tiered marijuana farm. Police said that four of the floors appeared to be designated to individual stages of the plants’ growth, with the most mature on the…

Poll: 62 percent of Californians want marijuana regulated like wine

A majority of Californians believe that marijuana should be regulated like wine, according to a recent statewide poll sponsored by legalization advocates. Sixty-two percent of residents in the Golden State support the Regulate Marijuana Like Wine Act of 2012, a ballot initiative that will be voted on in November. The…

Home-schooled girl to lawmakers: Vote down same sex marriage for my birthday

A 14-year-old girl named “Sarah” asked lawmakers in Maryland on Tuesday to vote against marriage equality for her birthday. Testifying before Maryland’s Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, Sarah said it “would be the best birthday present ever if you would vote no on gay marriage.” “I really feel bad for the…

Gingrich super PAC adviser: Democrats want to abort black babies

A senior adviser to the pro-Gingrich super PAC “Winning Our Future” claimed on Tuesday that Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was not using coded racial language, and pointed the finger at Democrats for once having a “racist platform.” Following Mitt Romney’s win in the Florida Republican primary, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow…

Palin: Romney created ‘false narrative’ to win Florida

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the Florida by paying for ads with a “false narrative.” “I think that with $17 million purchasing some ads and some false narrative it was very, very difficult for Newt Gingrich and the other candidates to counter…

Biden: ‘bin Laden is dead, and GM is alive’

WASHINGTON — US Vice President Joe Biden spelled out a blunt reelection message for his boss President Barack Obama on Tuesday — “Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive.” Biden’s comment at a Texas fundraiser came as Obama stepped up his drive to claim credit for rescuing…

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