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Huckabee denies attacking Natalie Portman

On Top Magazine Mar 04, 2011 Possible presidential candidate and conservative celebrity Mike Huckabee has denied he ever described actress Natalie Portman as a bad role model. The former Arkansas governor denied he ever attacked Portman for deciding to become an unwed mother. Portman, who is engaged to ballet choreographer…

Donald Trump virtually tied with Obama in 2012 poll

A shocking new Newsweek/Daily Beast poll finds billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump a mere 2 points behind President Barack Obama in a hypothetical 2012 head-to-head match-up. Obama had the support of 43 percent of the public, to Trump’s 41 percent — within the poll’s +/-3.5 percent margin of error.…

Kyrgyzstan names mountain Vladimir Putin

BISHKEK – Kyrgzystan’s parliament on Thursday voted to put Russia’s strongman prime minister on the map by giving his name to one of its mountain peaks. A mountain measuring 4,446 metres (14,586 feet) in the country’s northern Tian Shan range will henceforth be known as the Peak of Vladimir Putin,…

Gingrich proposal: Let businesses set their own taxes

The biggest debate in Washington as the year closes is how long — or if — to extend tax cuts passed during the Bush Administration. It appears that Democrats will concede to Republicans and extend the tax cuts for another few years, in exchange for an extension of unemployment benefits,…

Blog calls for men to wear kilts, sans underpants, to protest TSA screenings

You want to feel up my junk, mister air security worker? Let me help you with that. That’s the basic idea behind a clever twist to the “National Opt-Out Day” campaign, which seeks to backlog the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) with as many forced frisks as possible on Nov. 24.…

Stewart: ‘Technically true’ that Bush is a war criminal

In a mostly serious and civil interview, Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart appeared on MSNBC Thursday to temporarily become part of the cable news “24-hour political pundit perpetual panic conflictonator.” Stewart explained that he agreed to the interview in an effort to clear up misperceptions about his “Rally to Restore Sanity…

Obama open to discussing ‘broad’ tax cut extension for rich

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is open to the idea of discussing an extension of Bush-era tax cuts for all income levels, the White House said on Thursday. Two days after congressional elections, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs signaled that Obama might consider a compromise with Republicans that would…

Jon Stewart congratulates Chris Wallace and Fox News on retaking the House

Republicans won back control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterms but Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart wants to make sure the right organization gets the credit. In an interview with Fox News’ Chris Wallace Wednesday, Stewart complimented Chris Wallace and his team at the network on for their big…

Bush: I considered replacing Cheney in 2004

Former President George W. Bush considered dropping then-Vice President Dick Cheney from his re-election ticket in 2004 after concerns that Cheney had become too polarizing a force, according to an excerpt from his new memoir. Bush’s book, Decision Points, is to be released this month. According to The New York…

Dem. Meek denies he’ll quit 3-way Fla. Senate race

Meek denies telling Clinton he’ll quit 3-way Fla. Senate race, says it was rival Crist’s idea Florida’s three-way Senate race grew testier Friday as the last-place Democratic candidate denied claims that former President Bill Clinton had advised him to drop out, saying the idea came instead from his independent rival,…

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