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Decisive majority reject Palin, Trump presidential bids

(Reuters) – Nearly 60 percent of Americans would never support a Republican presidential bid by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin or real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump, according to a new poll on Wednesday. Trump, who has been testing the waters for a possible 2012 run for…

US senators duped by fake bin Laden photo

WASHINGTON — Three US senators retracted their claims of having seen a graphic photograph of Osama bin Laden’s corpse, apparently the victims of a fake picture of the slain Al-Qaeda chief. Senator Saxby Chambliss, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, had told reporters he had seen photos from…

House Republicans not giving up plan to slash Medicare

House Republicans will not give up a plan to cut Medicare and eventually turn it over to the private market. The Washington Post reported that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) suggested Wednesday that Republicans were open to budget talks with the White House, including taking Medicare cuts off the…

Thirty percent of GOP still believe Obama not born in U.S.

Even after the release of his long-form birth certificate last week, a substantial amount of Republicans still do not believe President Barack Obama has proven he was born in the United States. A new Zogby interactive poll conducted April 29 to May 2 of 2,020 likely voters found that 30…

Obama, Osama news anchor gaffe mix

The death of Osama bin Laden proves to be troublesome news for TV and radio hosts. Watch below:…

Computers from bin Laden raid a ‘gold mine’ for US

WASHINGTON – Intelligence agencies combing through computers and storage devices found at Osama bin Laden’s compound expect a “gold mine” of data that could expose terror plots, Al-Qaeda figures’ locations and funding sources, ex-US officials said Wednesday. The trove of material hauled away after bin Laden was killed in a…

Bill Maher betting on ‘Ninja President’ Obama for 2012

After the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Bill Maher told CNN’s Joy Behar that he would be willing to bet his own money that President Barack Obama will win the 2012 presidential election. Watch below:…

House passes sweeping GOP anti-abortion bill

WASHINGTON – The House voted 251-175 on Wednesday to pass the GOP’s controversial anti-abortion measure H.R. 3, “The No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act.” Sixteen Democrats joined 235 Republicans in approving it. It now goes to the Senate, where it’s all but certain to perish. The White House has threatened…

Teacher tells 9th grade Muslim girl: ‘I bet you’re grieving’ for ‘uncle’ Osama

A ninth grade algebra teacher was suspended from a Texas school district after making offensive comments to a Muslim student in front of the entire class. “The teacher told the student that ‘I bet you’re grieving,’” the mother of a student in the same class told ABC13. “And she basically…

Mike Huckabee defends comparing Holocaust to debt crisis

Fox News host Mike Huckabee said Tuesday he would not apologize for comparing the federal debt to those who did nothing to stop the Nazi death camps after he was condemned by a prominent Holocaust awareness group. Over the weekend, Huckabee gave a speech to the National Rifle Association in…

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