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‘Tar baby’ lawmaker bans protests at his office

The Republican U.S. Representative from Colorado who compared President Barack Obama to a “tar baby” has implemented a no-protesting rule at his Colorado Springs office. During a radio interview late last month, Rep. Doug Lamborn said that Republicans shouldn’t participate in debt ceiling negotiations with the president because they would…

Countdown host: Christie stalling on bill to help rape victims

When it comes to helping rape victims in his state, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) seems to have other priorities Last night on Current TV’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann, fill-in host David Shuster called out Christie for holding up a bill that will prevent rape victims from being charged for…

Countdown host: Christie stalling on bill to help rape victims

When it comes to helping rape victims in his state, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) seems to have other priorities Last night on Current TV’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann, fill-in host David Shuster called out Christie for holding up a bill that will prevent rape victims from being charged for…

Fox host asks if Warren Buffett is ‘completely a socialist’

In Eric Bolling’s mind, Warren Buffett may be a socialist now. That skepticism was shared by the Fox Business News host after the renowned billionaire again stated in a New York Times op-ed on Monday that the rich needed to pay more in taxes. In a heated debate with Columbia…

Fox host asks if Warren Buffett is ‘completely a socialist’

In Eric Bolling’s mind, Warren Buffett may be a socialist now. That skepticism was shared by the Fox Business News host after the renowned billionaire again stated in a New York Times op-ed on Monday that the rich needed to pay more in taxes. In a heated debate with Columbia…

Flash mob loots Maryland 7-Eleven

About 30 teens calmly entered a 7-Eleven in Germantown, Maryland after 1:45 a.m. Sunday and began to systemically loot it. Police have released surveillance video with the hope of identifying suspects. Watch this video from NBC Washington, broadcast Aug. 15, 2011. View more videos at: http://nbcwashington.com.…

Perry threatens Bernanke: ‘Almost treasonous’ to print money

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) appears to be taking a cue from Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) and criticizing the Federal Reserve for doing what it was designed to do: creating currency. At a recent fundraising event in Iowa, Perry was asked how he feels about the Fed and chairman Ben…

Home Depot flexes muscles against Lowe’s

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Home Depot Inc , the world’s largest home improvement chain, raised its fiscal-year profit forecast for the second time in three months on Tuesday as timely promotions and renewed focus on cheaper products helped it gain market share from rival Lowe’s Cos Inc . Home Depot…

Wal-Mart profit up, U.S. same-store sales fall

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Sales at Wal-Mart Stores Inc’s U.S. discount stores open at least a year fell 0.9 percent during its second quarter, marking the ninth straight quarterly decline as it tries to lure back bargain hunters. The world’s largest retailer said on Tuesday that it earned $1.09 per share…

Beaten baseball fan making progress

Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan brutally beaten outside Dodger Stadium on baseball’s opening day, has made “significant improvement,” his doctor said Monday. Stow, who suffered serious brain injury in the attack, is awake and breathing on his own, doctor Geoff Manley said. Manley, the chief of neurosurgery at…

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