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Poll: Obama tops all leading Republicans by wide margin

Obama’s approval rating inched up 1 percentage point from May to 50 percent but the number of Americans who believe the country is on the wrong track also rose as pricier gasoline, persistently high unemployment and a weak housing market chipped away at public confidence. Obama leads all potential Republican…

Lieberman says he will attend Beck’s ‘important’ Israel rally

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) announced Monday that he would be attending Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Courage” August rally in Israel. “I called you and you said, yes, you would be there,” Beck noted in an interview with Lieberman. “And you said mainly because — if I may quote you — mainly…

Delta charges troops $2,800 in excess baggage fees

It’s not uncommon for air travel passengers to complain about airlines’ baggage policies and treatment of customers, but when it’s members of the U.S. military coming home from Afghanistan raising complaints about unfair rules, the grievances tend to be amplified. Staff Sgts. Fred Hilliker and Robert O’Hair made a video…

Breitbart leaks photo of Weiner’s naked penis

Although conservative publisher Andrew Breitbart initially promised to keep the most explicit picture of Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) to himself — barring certain actions by Weiner — an alleged picture of Weiner’s naked, erect penis nonetheless leaked out this morning. During an appearance on Sirius XM Radio’s notoriously raunchy program…

Rapper Lupe Fiasco: ‘To me, the biggest terrorist is Obama’

Rap artist Lupe Fiasco, recently famous for his radio single “Superstar,” has never been ashamed to speak his mind … But in a recent interview with Rap Radar, he really laid it on the line. “In my fight against terrorism, to me, the biggest terrorist is Obama, in the United…

Bachmann’s new campaign manager panned her chances of winning

Ed Rollins signed on this week as campaign manager for Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) ahead of what is presumed to be the official announcement of her presidential campaign, to take place in her birthplace of Waterloo, Iowa in the coming weeks. Rollins, a seasoned campaign operative and political analyst, had…

Wisconsin Gov. Walker removes painting of poor children

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker will have one less reason to think about the plight of disadvantaged children. The governor has decided to have a painting of poor and homeless kids removed from the governor’s mansion. It will be replaced with a Civil War-themed painting of a bald eagle. The…

Andrew Breitbart on Weiner and women’s porn preferences

Controversial conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart has at least one more lewd picture of embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY), one that he says “is worth more than a thousand words,” and he warned Wednesday in a Daily Beast article that he may release it if provoked. “My takeaway from the Clinton…

GOP Rep: Gov’t. workers need to ‘find a real job’

Did you know that teachers, firemen, police, office workers, IT professionals and mail carriers aren’t actually doing a “real” job? That’s according to Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA), who told a conservative radio host recently that he’s opposing a national debt limit increase because he believes it wouldn’t affect anyone with…

Nintendo unveils second generation Wii at E3 conference

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Nintendo on Tuesday provided the first glimpse of a second-generation Wii console designed to dispel notions its system is not up to the standards of “hardcore” videogame players. “Wii U” builds on the Japanese videogame titan’s record of hardware innovation with a controller that combines a…

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