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Bryan Safi interviews gay, pro-choice, pro-pot Republican presidential candidate

Bryan Safi of Current TV’s infoMania interviewed Fred Karger, the first openly gay Presidential candidate – who happens to be a Republican who support a woman’s right to an abortion and marijuana legalization. He was a senior consultant for Republican Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush and Gerald Ford.…

Rachel Maddow predicts a repeat of 2004′s swiftboat scandal

The fundraising slump in the vast Republican presidential field, with no clear frontrunner in finances or public opinion, has raised MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow’s hackles. None of the candidates, not even former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, have raised as much as expected, leading Maddow to believe that the funds are being…

LulzSec hackers hit Arizona law enforcement a third time

Hacker group LulzSec, or Lulz Security, barreled past Arizona law enforcement’s cyber-security for a third time this week, posting more information in its latest “Chinga La Migra” info-dump. On Friday, the LulzSec/Anonymous hacking collective posted a statement on pastebin about the hack. “For the third knockout blow against Arizona law…

Obama calls for bipartisan effort to cut spending

US President Barack Obama expressed confidence Saturday that Republicans and Democrats will be able to find a way to cut the nation’s burgeoning budget deficit, arguing that no program can be considered off limits in the process. “I?m confident that the Democrats and Republicans in Congress can find a way…

Clinton urges strong Europe action on debt crisis

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday called on European leaders to make a powerful response to economic crises rippling across Europe. During a visit to Madrid she also praised reforms by Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero to revive the economy and rein in debt aimed at…

Shriver to terminate marriage with Schwarzenegger

Maria Shriver, the wife of actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, has filed for divorce, according to documents filed in Superior Court in Los Angeles. Shriver, 55, cited “irreconcilable differences” with her husband, whom she met in 1977 and married in 1986. Schwarzenegger, 63, admitted in May that he…

Clinton urges Gaddafi to deliver democracy not threats

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton demanded on Saturday that Moamer Kadhafi deliver democracy instead of threats, after the Libyan leader warned Europe of stinging attacks unless NATO halts its air war. “Instead of issuing threats, Kadhafi should put the well-being and interests of his own people first and he…

Strauss-Kahn spends first full day free of house arrest

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn spent his first full day free from house arrest on Saturday after prosecutors cast doubt about the credibility of a maid accusing him of sexual assault. Among other discoveries about the maid, a law enforcement official told The New York Times, were issues involving her…

Judge blocks Kansas anti-abortion law

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Kan (Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday blocked a Kansas law that forced two clinics in the state to stop providing abortions because they could not comply with 36 pages of new regulations. Judge Carlos Murguia granted a request from the two clinics for…

Federal court strikes down Michigan ban on affirmative action

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday struck down a Michigan law that banned affirmative action in college admissions, creating the possibility of a U.S. Supreme Court battle. The 6th U.S. Circuit of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, found that a 2006 amendment to the…

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