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Michele Bachmann: ‘Obamacare is a crime against democracy’

Appearing on Meet The Press Sunday, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) — the chair of the Tea Party Caucus — told host David Gregory that the health care reform measure pushed by President Obama was a “crime against democracy.” Read the entire report here. This video is from NBC’s Meet the…

Kerry denies Libyan no-fly zone would be ‘military intervention’

Not everyone thinks that bombing Libyan targets in the process of creating a no-fly zone would amount to an attack on the country. Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman John Kerry (D-MA) Sunday disagreed with the Obama administration’s view that bombing military targets to set up a no-fly zone would mean…

Bachmann for President in 2012?

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann (R), outspoken leader of the Tea Party coalition, appeared Sunday morning on Meet the Press. Bachmann reaffirmed her view of President Barack Obama’s administration as a “gangster government,” and said, “A second administration of Jimmy Carter wouldn’t have done this country any favors. We need to…

Michele Bachmann: ‘Obamacare is a crime against democracy’

Appearing on Meet The Press Sunday, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) — the chair of the Tea Party Caucus — told host David Gregory that the health care reform measure pushed by President Obama was a “crime against democracy.” In response to a question from Gregory about the compromise recently offered…

Man attempts to rob nun at gunpoint in Grosse Pointe Park

Residents in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan are concerned after a man attempted to rob a nun at gunpoint as she was locking up the Saint Clare of Montefalco church one night. When he discovered that she had no money, he locked her in a bathroom and waited for someone else…

Rep. Peter King won’t look into Loughner’s radicalization because of 9/11

Appearing on State of the Union with Candy Crowley Sunday to discuss his upcoming hearings on Muslim radicalization, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) explained why he wasn’t planning on expanding the focus of the hearings to include clinic bombers or even the radicalization of men like Jared Loughner, accused of shooting…

Miley Cyrus on SNL: ‘I’m sorry that I’m not perfect’

Hosting Saturday Night Live last night, Miley Cyrus reached out to fans to apologize for all her “scandals” — and to try to put them into perspective. She compared her tabloid-worthy moments — kissing a guy, the Annie Leibovitz photo, dancing on a pole, showing some side-boob and, of course,…

Jewish groups oppose circumcision ban in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Jewish groups and others are up at arms over an attempt to outlaw male circumcision in San Francisco by putting the issue to a popular vote. Self-described “intactivist” Lloyd Schofield has been collecting signatures for a voter initiative that would criminalize infant circumcision in the Californian…

Transplant patients a target of Arizona budget cuts

PEORIA, Arizona (Reuters) – A pacemaker and defibrillator fitted to carpenter Douglas Gravagna’s failing heart makes even rising from the couch of his Phoenix-valley home a battle. But it is not congestive heart failure that is killing him, he says. It is a decision by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to…

U.S. contractor found guilty in Cuba trial

HAVANA (Reuters) – American contractor Alan Gross was found guilty on Saturday of working to undermine Cuba’s communist government, Cuban television said, and now faces up to 20 years behind bars in the latest blow to U.S.-Cuba relations. A panel of judges reached the widely expected verdict after hearing two…

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