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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 »

Rachel Maddow Rips Democrats On Keystone XL Vote

Rachel Maddow Hammers Democrats Over Keystone Vote

Rachel Maddow tore in to Senate Democrats on Tuesday for voting down the Keystone Pipeline (or Keystone XL), a Republican energy plan. Maddow, an anchor for the left-leaning MSNBC, couldn’t believe that Democrats would use what little time they have left as the majority party to waste time on Keystone when Republicans will simply pass… Read more »

Obama Claims Jonathan Gruber Didn’t Work On Obamacare Staff [Video]

Obama with Jonathan Gruber

The Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare) has been in even more hot water than usual lately, after one of the supposed architects of the healthcare bill admitted that lack of transparency helped Obamacare to get passed. “This bill [Obamacare] was written in a tortured way to make sure CBO did not score the mandate as… Read more »

Charles Krauthammer Begins Banging Drum Louder For Obama Impeachment

Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer believes that President Obama might finally be getting ready to do something that would legitimately merit impeachment. After six years of Republican talking heads deciding there are a number of smaller offenses that could lead to impeachment, what does Charles Krauthammer think will finally be the big move? The Republican writer and frequent… Read more »

Social Security Wrongly Awards $2B In Disability Claims

Social Security Card, Cash

The Social Security Administration’s inspector general has announced a forthcoming report which shows that nearly 25,000 people received benefits when they should not have, amounting to about $2 billion in disability benefits costs the government should not have paid. The report focuses on certain judges in the claims process who are more apt to say… Read more »

Loretta Lynch’s View On Big Banks Could Be Key To Nomination

Loretta Lynch

Loretta Lynch might have an uphill battle when it comes to her confirmation hearings in front of a newly Republican-controlled Senate. One way in which the Attorney General nominee could ford those dangerous waters would be to make it clear that she plans to aggressively pursue big banks which have attempted to take advantage of… Read more »

New Food Stamp Requirement In Maine Causes Sudden Drop In Enrollment

Main EBT Card

At its very core, the purpose behind food stamps is a very novel case of helping the less fortunate. There are times in people’s lives best explained as trying. Sometimes, these trying times may result in a sudden decrease in income, making the purchasing of necessities, such as food, difficult. Food stamps are a means… Read more »

Alan Greenspan: Gold Is Stronger Than The U.S. Dollar [Video]

Alan Greenspan

Over the course of this year, many have expressed their fears that the U.S. dollar will lose more of its value, which in turn will cause hyperinflation. Historically, such a condition for currency is a bane for the country that uses the currency. As a historic example, one of the worst cases of inflation happened… Read more »

Chuck Todd: ‘Obama’s Arrogance Got The Better Of Him’

Chuck Todd Accuses Obama Of 'Arrogance'

Chuck Todd, host of Meet the Press, sat down with Conan O’Brien this week to discuss President Obama and some of the criticisms he makes of the Commander-in-Chief in his new book, The Stranger. In the interview, Todd admits that he isn’t looking forward to meeting the President face-to-face again, adding that the book is… Read more »

Immigration Reform: Obama To Announce 10-Point Plan, Congress Not Needed

Barack Obama

An anonymous source close to the White House told Fox News that President Obama will unveil a 10-point immigration plan on November 21st. The president will be bypassing Congress and implement his plan through executive orders. The new policy will contain 10 points, the most controversial of which might be a “deferred action” for certain… Read more »

Winner Finally Declared In U.S. Senate Election In Alaska

Dan Sullivan wins U.S. Senate election in Alaska

In Alaska, multiple news outlets have declared that Republican Dan Sullivan has defeated incumbent Democrat Mark Begich for the U.S. Senate seat in Alaska. Sullivan’s win means that the GOP has flipped eight seats from the Democrats in the process of taking control of the Senate. One contest (the Louisiana runoff between Mary Landrieu and… Read more »

Vladimir Putin Spanks Barack Obama — In Russian Propaganda Art!

Russian Propaganda Art Show

It is well-known that the relationship between United States president Barack Obama and Russian president Vladimir Putin isn’t exactly the best. Most of the time, they seem to volley power moves back and forth at each other in representation of their respective countries. The Inquisitr reported numerous times on their political squabble, such as Putin… Read more »

Nancy Pelosi Says She’s ‘Needed Now More Than Ever’ As Minority Leader

Nancy Pelosi Staying On As Minority Leader

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the House Democrats minority leader, has been a frequent topic of conversation among news sites and conservative blogs since her party receded to a record level after the November 4 election. Politico notes that Democrats lost 12 seats in last week’s “bloodbath,” and The Hill adds that under Pelosi’s oversight, the party… Read more »