Politics

 

Obama-golfingPresident Obama’s upcoming two-week vacation to Martha’s Vineyard will reportedly cost taxpayers a staggering $37 billion.

According to a calculation by Fox News, next month’s getaway will be Obama’s third most expensive trip as president following his $121 billion visit to India in 2010 and his $98 billion trek to Arlington, Virginia last spring.... Read More →

 

childrenborderwallPresident Obama has ordered migrant children arriving illegally in the United States to be put to work building the border wall with Mexico.

More than 50,000 unaccompanied children from Central America have arrived at America’s southern border in the last few months hoping to emigrate permanently to the United States. Their presence has caused a humanitarian crisis and provoked anti-immigration protests in several cities.... Read More →

 

2011-04-05-ice-training-using-armored-vehiclesFor the last 65 years, the Hanson family of Daleville, Alabama has celebrated America’s independence and entertained their small farming community with an elaborate fireworks display. This year did not go as planned.

Jebediah Hanson was arrested on terrorism charges after police found his annual two-ton load of explosives and, under President Obama’s extensions to the Patriot Act, declared them weapons of mass destruction.... Read More →

 

palin4thSarah Palin attracted ridicule on Twitter today for tweeting a happy birthday message to George Washington.

The former Vice-Presidential candidate was apparently confused by the meaning of today’s July 4th holiday, which celebrates America’s independence from Great Britain.... Read More →

 

John McCain Joins Sharron Angle At Get Out The Vote Rally In Las VegasArizona Sen. John McCain has called for the bombing and invasion of Belgium in retaliation for its 2-1 defeat of the United States at the World Cup.

“Belgium is a rogue state whose outrageous behavior at the World Cup was a show of aggression toward the United States, for which President Obama must respond immediately with military force,” McCain told Fox News this morning. “In fact, I believe that anything less than a swift invasion and regime change in Belgium would show weakness to our enemies.

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sectionedblairTony Blair was involuntarily admitted to a psychiatric hospital in London this morning following what doctors describe as an extended period of delusional behaviour.

According to local reports, a team of NHS psychiatrists suspected the former Labour Prime Minister may be suffering from a severe mental condition after he repeatedly denied any connection between the current chaos in Iraq and the invasion he spearheaded in 2003.... Read More →

 

unemployedfranceUnemployed people in France went on strike today, refusing to cash their checks until the government increases benefits.

According to a report in Les Echos Enchaînés, thousands descended on the streets of Paris this morning to denounce capitalism and to protest their “inhumane” unemployment benefits, which average around €1,111 (U.S. $1,500) per month and last for at least two years.... Read More →

 

courtAn unemployed gender studies major from Eugene, Ore. sued “The Patriarchy” today in federal court for refusing to give her a job.

In a 25-page brief, attorneys for Sarah Miller-Jones, 24, argue that gender discrimination from the patriarchy has prevented their client from finding gainful employment since she graduated from university three years ago.... Read More →

 

474054567Authorities in Portland, Ore. have discovered detectable levels of gluten in the city’s water supply, causing a citywide panic.

The city’s water bureau discovered the contamination yesterday and is desperately trying to find out how gluten got into the water. A preliminary report found that the contamination may have occurred “at least eight or nine months ago” when a child dropped a loaf of bread into a local river.... Read More →

 

New Study Finds That U.S. Obesity Rates Continue To ClimbAccording to a new poll released today most overweight Americans believe they are more likely to be killed by a gun than die of obesity.

The survey, conducted by TDC Opinion Research, asked 10,000 severely overweight Americans about their attitudes toward gun violence in the wake of the recent USCB mass shooting.... Read More →

 

453103077The newly opened 9/11 Memorial Museum is reportedly hosting an exclusive dance party and banquet this weekend, with tickets starting at $500 per person.

According to the museum, attendees can “enjoy fine wine, cocktails, high-end cuisine and dance to music from a top New York DJ in one of Manhattan’s premiere locations.”... Read More →

 

President Obama Holds A News Conference At The White HousePresident Barack Obama has called for a $700 billion bailout of the Veterans Administration in response to a growing scandal over veteran abuse and mismanagement at its hospital system.

In a press conference this morning, the president said he was “furious and upset” over revelations that officials at a Phoenix VA hospital covered up the long list of veterans waiting to receive treatment, 40 of whom may have died as a result. Twenty-six hospitals and facilities where similar claims have been reported are now being investigated.... Read More →