undereatunnellssCalifornia voters have overwhelmingly approved plans for a high-speed rail link to Hawaii.

According to election officials, Proposition 49 -- which would use public money to build a 2,600-mile-long undersea rail tunnel between Honolulu and Los Angeles -- passed with a resounding 78 percent of the vote.... Read More →

 

President Obama Holds A News Conference At The White HouseIn response to the Republican takeover of the Senate, President Barack Obama has announced he will tour the country on a golfing trip until the end of his presidency.

“If this election has taught me one thing, it’s that I’ve grown deeply out of touch with the American people and what is going on in this country,” Obama said at a press conference as news poured in of Democratic losses. “Therefore, I’ve decided to leave the bubble of Washington and travel around this great country of ours, meeting with the people and getting back to my roots: as an avid golfer.”... Read More →

 

John McCain Accepts The Republican Party NominationKansas Gov. Sam Brownback has pledged to make his unpopular conservative economic policies succeed – by forcibly expelling all poor and lower middle-class people from the state.

Despite hurting Kansas’ economy with his deep tax cuts for the rich and budget cuts on education and social services, Brownback survived a tough reelection challenge in the reliably conservative state from Democrat Paul Davis, who had the backing of state Republicans opposed to Brownback’s policies. In his second term, Brownback, a darling of the Christian right, pledged to continue his agenda.... Read More →

 

Americans Go To The Polls To Elect The Next U.S. PresidentVoters in Oklahoma have narrowly rejected a proposal to institute Sharia law in their state.

According to election projections from CNN, Oklahoma Question 115 -- which would amend the state’s constitution to declare the supremacy of fundamentalist Islamic law -- went down tonight 50.4 percent to 49.6 percent in a surprisingly close ballot.... Read More →

 

Mission: Impossible III Premiere In HarlemAfter Nik Wallenda tightrope walked between two skyscrapers 70 stories above Chicago on Sunday, native Kanye West claimed that he could tightrope walk from Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) to the Hancock building, a distance of two miles and 110 stories tall.

Wallenda, whose feat was witnessed by 20 million viewers with countless social media shares and likes, successfully walked from the Leo Burnett Building to atop the Marina City. Kanye, not to be outdone, made the claim that he also could and would tightrope across the entire city of Chicago.... Read More →

 

obamawhitefacePresident Barack Obama stunned the world last night by wearing former President Ronald Reagan for a Halloween costume.

According to local reports, his costume included ‘‘white face,’’ the process of applying makeup to make dark skin appear Caucasian.  This is Obama’s sixth consecutive year attending the annual Hollywood Halloween Party, held at Gwyneth Paltrow's mansion in Los Angeles.... Read More →

 

sarah-palin-todayFormer Alaska Governor Sarah Palin confused the San Francisco Giants baseball team with the New York Giants football team this morning when congratulating them on their championship win.

“I want to congratulate the New York Giants on their hard-fought victory to win the Stanley Cup for the first time,” Palin told the Los Angeles Times. “It shows kids that if you work hard you can accomplish anything.... Read More →

 

cherry-coke1000The USDA has classified Cherry Coke as a fruit, allowing it to be served in school cafeterias nationwide.

In a little-noticed report released last week, the agency moved the Coca-Cola Company’s cherry-flavored soda from the “sugar-sweetened beverages” list to the one containing apples, oranges, bananas, pears and other whole fruits.... Read More →

 

NJ Gov Christie Campaigns For CA Republican Gubernatorial Candidate WhitmanGovernor Chris Christie has cancelled trick-or-treating in the state of New Jersey  this year out of fear of the Ebola virus.

According to local reports, this so-called “Halloween Quarantine” will be in effect Oct. 31  from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Children who violate the curfew orders will be arrested and their parents will face finds of up to $1,000.... Read More →

 

dfadfStudent debt collector Sallie Mae is using Tinder in an attempt to collect outstanding student debt.

According to multiple reports, the nation's largest student lender is employing debt collectors with Tinder profiles posing as young singles looking for dates. When they finally meet their targets in person, the employee demands the debtor pay up.... Read More →

 

8350704828_8af208efbd_kMichigan State will start its third-string quarterback against the University of Michigan this Saturday, claiming it doesn’t need starter Connor Cook to win this week’s rivalry game against the floundering Wolverines.

According to multiple reports out of East Lansing, true freshman Michael Hartley will be under center on Saturday. Hartley, a two-star recruit out of Alpena, was the fifth-stringer until last week when he was promoted after several impressive practices.... Read More →

 

NRA Gathers In Houston For 2013 Annual MeetingTexas Gov. Rick Perry announced today that he has successfully obtained the vaccine that cures the deadly Ebola virus.

During a news conference at Dallas Memorial Hospital, Perry told reporters that the vaccine will be shipped to Texas in the coming weeks in order to help the state deal with its Ebola cases – all thanks to a Nigerian doctor.... Read More →