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Tea party Rep. wants ex-wife sanctioned in child support case

A tea party Republican congressman who reportedly owes over $100,000 in child support has filed a motion to have the court sanction his ex-wife. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) is also asking the court to force former wife Laura Walsh to pay his legal bills. In July, court documents showed that…

Military officials ignored Cheney’s 9/11 shoot-down order

Newly published audio this week reveals that Vice President Dick Cheney’s infamous Sept. 11, 2001 order to shoot down rogue civilian aircraft was ignored by military officials, who instead ordered pilots to only identify suspect aircraft. That revelation is one of many in newly released audio recordings compiled by investigators…

Joe Scarborough releases 9/11 anti-war song

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough, a former Republican congressman, has a new country song calling for the U.S. to bring home troops sent into war after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. “In an endless war / Tell me please how many more have to die / Before my sweet boy comes…

National Archive keeps bulk of 9/11 Commission report sealed

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ten years after al Qaeda’s attack on the United States, the vast majority of the 9/11 Commission’s investigative records remain sealed at the National Archives in Washington, even though the commission had directed the archives to make most of the material public in 2009, Reuters has…

Heavy rains flooding already soaked northeast

Heavy rains have swamped areas of the US northeast already sodden by last week’s Hurricane Irene, causing flash floods and forcing thousands to evacuate early Thursday. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for several counties in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and Binghamton, New York ordered…

Cain on his Social Security plan: It’s ‘personalization,’ not ‘privatization’

It wasn’t a memorable post-Republican debate experience for Herman Cain on MSNBC Wednesday evening. Interviewed by the cable network’s panel, Cain was challenged by Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson about his plan of Social Security going the route of Chile’s model. “I covered South America, I covered Chile,” Robinson said.…

Cain on his Social Security plan: It’s ‘personalization,’ not ‘privatization’

It wasn’t a memorable post-Republican debate experience for Herman Cain on MSNBC Wednesday evening. Interviewed by the cable network’s panel, Cain was challenged by Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson about his plan of Social Security going the route of Chile’s model. “I covered South America, I covered Chile,” Robinson said.…

Flashback: Romney wanted privatization of Social Security in 2007

Mitt Romney tried to present himself as a stark contrast to Rick Perry’s aggressive stance on Social Security at the GOP Debate Wednesday evening. But the former governor of Massachusetts isn’t a strong champion himself of the program in its original form. Romney has stated recently at a town hall…

Flashback: Romney wanted privatization of Social Security in 2007

Mitt Romney tried to present himself as a stark contrast to Rick Perry’s aggressive stance on Social Security at the GOP Debate Wednesday evening. But the former governor of Massachusetts isn’t a strong champion himself of the program in its original form. Romney has stated recently at a town hall…

Al Sharpton: Ronald Reagan the biggest loser in GOP debate

MSNBC host Al Sharpton said Wednesday night that Ronald Reagan was the “big loser” in NBC’s Republican presidential debate at the Reagan Presidential Library in California. “They were in his place,” he said. “Reagan, who raised taxes over and over again, and tripled the deficit. He couldn’t have won this…

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