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David Koch: ‘Hardcore socialist’ Obama is ‘scary to me’

Oil baron David Koch has made it clear he is no fan of President Barack Obama, but Wednesday night he provided a fresh reason for his anti-Obama views: the president is frightening. Obama is “a hardcore socialist,” Koch told the New York Magazine at a spring ball, “and he’s marvelous…

Gay GOP group denounces gay Republican candidate as ‘a bad joke’

WASHINGTON – The nation’s best-known group representing gay conservatives fiercely denounced and dismissed gay GOP presidential candidate, Fred Karger of California. “Fred Karger’s candidacy is a bad joke. He is not a credible candidate,” GOProud‘s executive director Jimmy LaSalvia told Raw Story in an email. “For one, I’ve never heard…

Democratic lawmaker introduces LGBT-inclusive immigration reform bill

Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) wants to do something about the nearly 6 million people that have been separated from their spouses, minor children, sisters or brothers for years because of an immigration backlog. The congressman announced Thursday that he was introducing the Reuniting Families Act (H.R. 2709) to reform the…

Republican push to privatize Medicare unraveling

WASHINGTON – Americans concerned about the future of Medicare can breathe a sigh of relief: recent developments on Capitol Hill suggest Republicans are easing up in their push to turn the program into a voucher system. The proposal is a non-starter in the Senate, and unlikely to survive President Barack…

Pam Geller: Obama illegitimate because parents had ‘sham’ marriage

Conservative activist Pam Geller now believes she has insight into the intimate details of President Barack Obama’s parents’ marriage. The anti-Muslim Geller took up the cause of birtherism in a recent World Net Daily article where she claimed Obama was an illegitimate president because he was also an illegitimate child.…

Sony tells Congress Anonymous might be responsible for massive PlayStation hack

Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) does not know who stole data from nearly 75 million customer accounts on their PlayStation and Sony Online services, but they claim to have a hunch. In an open letter to members of the U.S. House Subcomittee on Commerce Manufacturing and Trade, the chairman of…

WATCH LIVE: Obama visits Ground Zero

Watch President Obama visit Ground Zero in New York City, courtesy of MSNBC, below: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Mike Pence running for governor of Indiana

WASHINGTON – Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN) will run for governor of Indiana next year, he announced Thursday. Pence, a congressman since 2001 and former chairman of the House Republican Conference, is the favorite to replace Gov. Mitch Daniels (R), whose two terms expire in 2012. “The work isn’t over,” Pence…

Navy SEALs reportedly used never before seen ‘stealth helicopter’

Why did U.S. soldiers detonate one of their helicopters before allegedly extracting Osama bin Laden’s body from Abottabad, Pakistan? Turns out, according to an ABC News report, it’s because they were using a never before seen weapon of war, produced by a weapons research program that was only ever rumored…

Obama, Pentagon call an end to disclosures about bin Laden killing

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The White House on Wednesday declined to shed more light on the special forces operation that killed Osama bin Laden, a day after it was forced to correct explosive details of the undercover raid. Adjustments to the story, which began to be told late on Sunday, have…

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