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Obama and Boehner tee off ‘golf summit’

WASHINGTON (AFP) – A high-stakes golf match teed off Saturday outside Washington — not the nearby US Open, but a first-ever round between President Barack Obama and his most powerful Republican critic. While Obama and House speaker John Boehner are on par in their appreciation for birdies and bogeys, they…

Sanity break: Cat that barks like a dog — until someone notices

In Russia, even the cats suddenly shift gears when they realize Big Brother is watching. This one is barking out the window like a dog until it sees the camera. Then it’s all, “Meow. Yes, of course, meow, meow. I’m a cat, obviously, meow. Did you think something different? No…

Sanity break: Cat that barks like a dog — until someone notices

In Russia, even the cats suddenly shift gears when they realize Big Brother is watching. This one is barking out the window like a dog until it sees the camera. Then it’s all, “Meow. Yes, of course, meow, meow. I’m a cat, obviously, meow. Did you think something different? No…

LulzSec manifesto promises to continue ‘causing mayhem and chaos throughout the Internet’

WASHINGTON — Computer hackers who have hit the websites of the CIA, US Senate, Sony and others during a month-long rampage said Friday that they were staging the attacks for their own entertainment. “You find it funny to watch havoc unfold, and we find it funny to cause it,” the…

Olbermann hints he could hire Weiner for Current TV

Keith Olbermann may only have been teasing the audience when he suggested during an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon that he might hire former Congressman Anthony Weiner for a slot on Current TV, where his new version of Counterdown begins airing this Monday. “It was sort of a…

Olbermann hints he could hire Weiner for Current TV

Keith Olbermann may only have been teasing the audience when he suggested during an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon that he might hire former Congressman Anthony Weiner for a slot on Current TV, where his new version of Counterdown begins airing this Monday. “It was sort of a…

Gatecrasher Andrew Breitbart chased out of Netroots Nation

Fresh off his destruction of the career of former Congressman Anthony Weiner, BigGovernment’s Andrew Breitbart showed up unannounced at the Netroots Nation conference on Friday, trailed by his camera crew. As reported by Dave Weigel of Slate, Breitbart was quickly confronted by progressive activist Ryan Clayton, who told him that…

Gatecrasher Andrew Breitbart chased out of Netroots Nation

Fresh off his destruction of the career of former Congressman Anthony Weiner, BigGovernment’s Andrew Breitbart showed up unannounced at the Netroots Nation conference on Friday, trailed by his camera crew. As reported by Dave Weigel of Slate, Breitbart was quickly confronted by progressive activist Ryan Clayton, who told him that…

Olbermann: New show looks to reclaim independence of TV news

Speaking to reporters Friday, former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann said his new show on the Current TV network would look to reclaim something that’s long since vanished from television newsrooms: independence. “What we’re trying to do is something that is utterly different than what has been done with television news…

House Republicans contest Obama’s use of autopen

WASHINGTON — Twenty-one Republican House members wrote President Barack Obama on Friday, asking him to promise to never again use a long-distance “autopen” to sign a bill. Last month, Congress authorized an extension of the post-9/11 Patriot Act just 15 minutes before the expiration of key provisions allowing for controversial…

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