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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…

Sen. Levin would ‘love’ Armed Forces Network to drop Limbaugh

Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), chairman of the Armed Services Committee, said Wednesday that the Armed Forces Network should drop conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh. “I would hope the people that run it see just how offensive this is and drop it on their own volition,” Levin told CNN. VoteVets.org, the…

U.S. weighs ‘non-lethal’ aid to Syria rebels

WASHINGTON — The United States is looking at delivering non-lethal aid to Syria’s rebels, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Wednesday, hinting at the first direct US assistance to forces seeking President Bashar al-Assad’s downfall. While the United States is outraged at the killing of civilians it does not believe in…

Colorado Supreme Court approves anti-abortion ‘personhood’ ballot initiative

The Colorado Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the state’s constitution could be placed on the 2012 ballot. Planned Parenthood had filed a complaint to keep the proposed amendment off the ballot, claiming the initiative was misleading to voters because it did not explain the…

Democratic Convention chair: Party platform should include marriage equality

The chairman of the 2012 Democratic National Convention on Wednesday announced support for including same sex marriage in the party’s official platform. During a Politico Playbook breakfast, Mike Allen asked Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa if he thought the “Democratic national platform should have a marriage equality plank?” “I do,”…

Obama slams rivals over ‘phony’ $2 gas plans

President Barack Obama on Wednesday rebuked foes who promise “three-point plans for two dollar gas,” aiming to deflect election year attacks sparked by rising US petrol prices. Obama’s remarks came as he traveled to the swing state of North Carolina to visit a Daimler Trucks plant to tout a new…

Bill Maher defends Rush Limbaugh on Twitter

HBO host Bill Maher launched an unlikely defense for Rush Limbaugh Tuesday evening, urging liberals to back off from the much maligned radio host. “Hate to defend #RushLimbaugh but he apologized, liberals looking bad not accepting,” Maher wrote on his Twitter page. “Also hate intimidation by sponsor pullout.” Maher has his own…

Utah Senate passes bill banning contraception education

The Utah Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would effectively ban comprehensive education about human sexuality, forcing schools to teach abstinence or nothing at all. The measure will now go to the desk of Gov. Gary Herbert (R) to be signed into law. The governor has declined to say…

NFL Colts let Peyton Manning go

Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts are parting ways after 14 NFL seasons that included a Super Bowl title in 2007, the quarterback confirmed at an emotional press conference on Wednesday. Both 35-year-old Manning and Colts owner Jim Irsay stressed how hard it was to make the decision, which will…

Anti-abortion activist could receive Oklahoma Democratic delegates

Anti-abortion activist and presidential candidate Randall Terry could end up with a delegate at the Democratic National Convention after winning 18 percent of the vote against President Barack Obama in the Oklahoma primary Tuesday. Terry, the founder of anti-abortion group Operation Rescue, finished ahead of the other two candidates on…

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