Politics

 

State_Capitol_Topeka_Kansas-400x250The landlocked state of Kansas passed a law today requiring abortion clinics to be able to withstand a tsunami.

In a closely watched vote, Republicans in the state legislature mandated that all health facilities offering abortions be constructed to survive a water surge twice as strong as the one that felled Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in 2011.... Read More →

 

richard_cohenWashington Post columnist Richard Cohen tried to calm the controversy over his recent column on biracial couples by detailing his extensive sexual experience with women across the world, claiming the "best sex of (his) life" has been with "non-white" women.

In an online article that was published this morning -- only to be removed an hour later -- Cohen addressed the controversy surrounding his Tuesday column in which he said "people with conventional views must repress a gag reflex" when they think about New York City mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's marriage to a black woman and their two biracial children.... Read More →

 

gallery_enlarged-charlie-sheen-booger-011Charlie Sheen called for Rob Ford's resignation today, saying the Toronto mayor's struggles with substance abuse make him unfit to lead Canada's largest city.

Sheen has been in Toronto for the past two weeks shooting the sixth Scary Movie film and was caught outside his hotel today by a reporter for La Presse newspaper.... Read More →

 

height.288.width.448Sarah Palin today claimed she would rather go to Canada for her health care needs than remain in the United States as long as Obamacare is in effect.

The former governor of Alaska ripped into the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, during a GOPAC fundraiser in Columbus, Ohio, in which she attempted to point out the new law's multiple flaws.... Read More →

 

Chris-Hayes-screenshotMSNBC host Chris Hayes is under fire today after claiming he is personally disgusted by Veterans Day.

During a segment on Morning Joe this morning the bespectacled pundit shocked hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough with his unorthodox views on the holiday, which he sees as a celebration of the military-industrial complex.... Read More →

 

LgrahamtattooSen. Lindsey Graham paid tribute to fallen Americans today by getting a tattoo commemorating last year's attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

According to local reports the Republican from South Carolina had the phrase "Remember Benghazi" tattooed across his forearm this morning at a tattoo parlor in suburban Charleston.... Read More →

 

obamaCBSCBS News reported today that President Obama personally ordered an illegal cover-up of the Benghazi scandal.

According to documents obtained by 60 Minutes journalist Lara Logan, Obama instructed White House staff to destroy transcripts of telephone calls proving that he alone decided not to send troops to help personnel under attack from terrorists. Because of that fateful decision, U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans lost their lives
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blaziolightBill de Blasio announced today a plan to purchase every citizen of New York a free Amazon Kindle.

In an interview on MSNBC, the mayor-elect of the nation's largest city said the $940 million program would promote education and culture for everyone, rich and poor alike.... Read More →

 

cuccinelli_mcauliffe_606A bipartisan group of Virginia voters have started a campaign to recall newly elected Gov. Terry McAuliffe as a protest against the poor choices offered by both political parties in yesterday's gubernatorial election.

McAuliffe, a former Democratic National Committee chairman, defeated Tea Party-backed Republican Ken Cuccinelli, the state attorney general, with 48 percent to Cuccinelli's 45.5 percent on Tuesday. Libertarian Party candidate Robert Sarvis received 6.6 percent.... Read More →

 

img_28882_bfm-politique-jean-francois-cope-invite-a-reagir-a-un-reportage-sur-la-montee-du-fn-0809-e1383534617765Jean-François Copé said last night that school cafeterias in France should be prohibited from serving couscous.

In an interview with BFM TV, the leader of the center-right UMP party claimed that the popular North African food is a "gateway to terrorism" and not suitable for children.... Read More →

 

20120628-potusPresident Barack Obama is under fire today for wearing a controversial costume at a Halloween party last night.

According to a report in Politico, Obama made an appearance at the Federal Reserve's annual Monetary Madness ball dressed as "Barry Obama," complete with white facial makeup that made him appear Caucasian.... Read More →

 

e22ca053342ac1814502b344a2b891e6Conservative commentator Ann Coulter stoked controversy today by calling on states to impose a special tax on grape-flavored soda.

In an interview on Fox News this morning, Coulter argued the levy could replace a proposed tax on interstate e-commerce, which Congress is currently debating.... Read More →