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A.J. Cooper Dead At 34: D.C. Council Candidate Collapsed At Mother’s House

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A.J. Cooper III, an ambitious politician and D.C. council candidate, died on Wednesday at the age of 34. His mother, Brenda Rhodes Miller, confirmed his death by stating that her son passed away “suddenly” Wednesday morning. The Washington Post reports that A.J. Cooper III, playfully known by family and friends as “Jay,” complained about being… Read more »

Elizabeth Lauten Illustrates Ugly Side Of Today’s Politics

Elizabeth Lauten illustrates ugly politics

Elizabeth Lauten has had quite a successful career in politics up to this point. It seems likely that Ms. Lauten’s latest antics are going to put a damper in any aspirations Elizabeth had for advancement. By now, most people have heard about Elizabeth Lauten’s comments about President Obama’s daughters. In those comments, she said the… Read more »

GOP And Net Neutrality: Do Republicans Face Tech Challenges?

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Does the GOP understand net neutrality and technology? That was a question Tony Romm asked in a recent POLITICO Pro article about Republicans trying to razzle and dazzle big technology for donations and falling short of understanding the world in which they are seeking money. In the article which touched on the GOP and net… Read more »

Same-Sex Marriage Approval Leads To 7,800 Church Resignations In One Day

Same-Sex Marriage Causes People To Quit Church

Same-sex marriage has been approved by the Finnish Parliament by a vote of 105-92, prompting a widespread departure from the state-backed Lutheran Church. “Finland should strive to become a society where discrimination does not exist, human rights are respected and two adults can marry regardless of their sexual orientation,” said Alexander Stubb, the country’s prime… Read more »

Dennis Rodman On Ferguson: Rioters Are ‘Illogical’

Dennis Rodman Not Convinced Of Michael Brown Rioters Logic

Dennis Rodman, the former NBA basketball player, professional wrestler, and self-appointed ambassador to North Korea, has taken aim at the Ferguson riots. Channeling his best Spock in a recent interview with RT, he called the rioters “illogical,” asking the question of “why people would raid their own town,” the site noted. He also wasn’t entirely… Read more »

Russian Spy Anna Chapman ‘Trains’ Vladimir Putin’s Army

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Russian spy Anna Chapman is allegedly training rebels in Urkaine. Vladimir Putin is reportedly using Chapman as a propaganda “weapon of mass destruction. The “sexpot” Russia spy was featured on the cover of Maxim. The red-haired spy, who could double as a fashion model, was photographed on a Russian tank that was allegedly used in… Read more »

North Dakota To Name State’s Largest Landfill After President Obama?

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President Barack Obama isn’t the most popular figure in American politics right now. Both liberals and conservatives have criticized Obama for his alleged lack of action during some of the most distressing events in recent United States history, including last month’s Ebola panic and the current riots ravaging throughout Ferguson, Missouri. One state was reportedly… Read more »

Chuck Hagel Fired? Defense Secretary Resigned On His Own, Obama Says

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UPDATE: Chuck Hagel did resign and was not fired, according to statements made by President Obama during an 11 a.m. press conference. The president sang the outgoing Defense Secretary’s praises, stating that Hagel “has been critical” to a host of national security accomplishments. Chuck Hagel was the only Republican on President Obama’s national security team…. Read more »

Scott Brown: Fox News Contributor, Again

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Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts and failed U.S. Senate candidate of New Hampshire, is joining Fox News again. Per a report in the Boston Herald, Brown is rejoining the network after failing to beat incumbent U.S. Sen. Jean Shaheen in the recent midterm elections. Shaheen was one of few Democrats to come out… Read more »

‘Move Beyond’ Benghazi, Republican Senator Says

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A Republican U.S. Senator is saying publicly that it is time for his Republican colleagues to “move beyond” the attack on the Benghazi, Libya, consulate on Sept. 11, 2011. U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican, told “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd that it was time to move on following a House Intelligence Committee… Read more »

Duggar Fan Petition Outpaces LGBT Call To Cancel ’19 Kids And Counting’

Duggar Petition To Save Series Outpacing Call For Cancellation

The Duggar petition calling for cancellation of the family’s TLC series 19 Kids and Counting has enjoyed some success since it was launched in September of this year. Currently, San Jose resident Jim Wissick’s effort to remove the show from the airwaves on grounds of LGBT discrimination has resulted in more than 137,000 signatures. However,… Read more »

Jonathan Gruber, ‘Obamacare Architect,’ Gets Fired By Vermont

Jonathan Gruber Fired

Jonathan Gruber, the so-called “Obamacare architect” and consultant on implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA aka Obamacare), has had his contract terminated by the state of Vermont. The reason — those “stupidity of the American voter” comments that have made frequent appearances in the media as of late. Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin’s spokesman Lawrence Miller… Read more »

President Obama Launches Net Neutrality Petition Aimed At FCC

Net Neutrality Petition Aimed At FCC, Launched By President

A net neutrality petition has been launched by a very powerful source — the President of the United States. It’s no secret that President Obama opposes the end of net neutrality, and now he’s ready to let FCC head Tom Wheeler know in a formal fashion with the help of whoever’s willing to sign. By… Read more »