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Tea party ‘revolutionary’ sues newspapers as day of planned U.S. coup approaches (UPDATED)

[Klayman's suit against the Minneapolis City Pages and the Phoenix Sun Times has been dismissed. See update below.] The tea party activist who called for a Nov. 19 coup against President Barack Obama is suing multiple newspapers and officials for reprinting accusations made in a custody trial with his ex-wife.…

Wikileaks: U.S. backing pharmaceuticals in Trans-Pacific Partnership draft

The United States is seeking broader protections for its pharmaceutical and other companies in negotiations on an ambitious Pacific trade deal, according to a document released Wednesday by WikiLeaks. Julian Assange’s anti-secrecy activist website published what it said was the draft text as of late August for a chapter of…

GOP lawmaker scheduled to take part in rally calling for Obama’s overthrow in ‘second American Revolution’

A Republican congressman is listed on the roster of right-wing cranks, conspiracy theorists and gun advocates who plan to rally next week to call for the overthrow of President Barack Obama. Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) is expected to join Judicial Watch founder Larry Klayman for the planned Nov. 19 “Reclaim…

Conservative columnist: Obama may be planning ‘false flag’ hate crimes to stir up racial unrest

Frequent Fox News guest Erik Rush suggested Thursday that President Barack Obama would stage phony hate crime attacks to spark racial unrest. “In my view it would be profoundly imprudent to dismiss the possibility that the administration might go beyond exploiting tense racial situations (or those that might be construed…

Woman with Type 2 diabetes sees premiums plummet from $500 to $1 under Obamacare

A retired woman in Pittsburgh, who suffers from Type 2 diabetes, is celebrating after she said her monthly health insurance premiums went from over $500 to just over $1 because of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. Since the October 1 roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, many Republicans…

U.S. food banks struggle to meet new demand caused by food stamp cuts

Across the country, food banks that were already struggling to feed the millions of U.S. citizens who need nutritional assistance are now bracing for a surge in demand for help as deep cuts in the food stamp program take effect. According to NBC News, one in seven Americans will be…

DNC seeks to exploit lead over GOP among women by appointing Amy Dacey as new director

The director of a group which supports women in politics has been promoted to take charge of the Democratic party. Amy Dacey, a Washington veteran who helped run John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign, will replace the acting Democratic national committee executive director, Laura Santucci, as the party attempts to capitalise…

U.S. promises to end funding for overseas coal projects

The United States said Tuesday it would end most financing of coal projects overseas, taking a potentially significant step to curbing carbon emissions blamed for climate change. The decision puts into action a pledge in June by President Barack Obama to pursue more climate-friendly development policies. The World Bank, where…

Palin: Obamacare website glitches are a feature, not a bug, and will push U.S. into socialism

Sarah Palin says the glitches in the online rollout of the Affordable Care Act are a feature, not a bug. The former half-term Alaska governor and failed vice presidential candidate suggested Sunday in a Breitbart.com column that design flaws were intentionally implemented to make the system more difficult to use…

Report: Schwarzenegger intends to challenge law and run for president

Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is working to change the law so he can mount a 2016 presidential run, according to a New York Post report. The newspaper quotes unnamed sources who say the actor, who’s in New York City to promote his latest movie, “has been talking…

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