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Bill Gates To Pikkety: ‘I Don’t Want To Pay More Tax’

Bill Gates

Bill Gates says he loves French economist Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, just not the part where he’d have to pay more in taxes. Piketty confessed that during a conversation with the Microsoft billionaire, Gates said he feels he can spend money better than the government. If only everyone could use that… Read more »

Wenjian Liu Funeral: Police Snub NYC Mayor Again Despite Warnings

Wenjian Liu Protests

The funeral of Wenjian Liu saw renewed police protests directed at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose sympathetic ear toward protesters of the Eric Garner death has rubbed many of the city’s officers the wrong way. After the funeral of Rafael Ramos, in which more than one hundred officers turned their backs to… Read more »

Julian Assange Stakeout Costs Britain $14M

Julian Assange at Ecuadorian Embassy London

The Ecuadorian Embassy in London has been the home of Julian Assange, most well-known as the founder of Wikileaks, for about two years; ever since Assange went there to claim asylum from a warrant issued in Sweden. Julian has publicly claimed that the sexual assault charges there are bogus and were created so that he… Read more »

After Monday, New Orleans Will Be On Its Own

NOLA, New Orleans, police, troopers, state police

Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal has received another request from New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu to establish a permanent state police presence in the city of New Orleans, just days before a contingent of 40 state officers are scheduled to vacate their duties in the city, reports The New Orleans Advocate. The state troopers being recalled… Read more »

Marijuana Legalization: 90 Percent Of Colorado Would Do It Again

Marijuana Legalization Big Approval In Colorado

Marijuana legalization became a reality for Coloradans with the 2012 election, and after two years have passed since the approval of Amendment 64, voters would still overwhelmingly decide to legalize again. A new SurveyUSA poll, reported by the Durango Herald, reveals that more than 90 percent of the respondents who voted for the amendment, which… Read more »

CAIR Slaps Lawsuit Against U.S. Navy Over Beard Discrimination

Russian Nuclear Navy Rushes To Beat U.S. Navy, China Predicted To Be Larger By 2020

Underneath the presidency of Barack Obama, the United States military has been more empathetic towards the religion of Islam and its followers. The Inquisitr reported on such news in which Obama has expressed his desire for the U.S. military to be Muslim-friendly. For example, Obama pushed for all military personnel in Middle Eastern countries to… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Admits Being A ‘Little Bit Crazy’ To Run For President

Hillary Clinton Dead Broke

Hillary Clinton claimed her family’s financial status was near poverty level, after her and former president Bill Clinton left the White House. Hillary received a lot of criticism for her comments describing the family’s financial situation. Earlier last year, Hillary Clinton said this about her family’s economic circumstances. “You have no reason to remember, but… Read more »

President Barack Obama On Vladimir Putin: Russian Leader ‘Not So Smart’

Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin

President Barack Obama mentioned that his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, made a critical mistake when he decided to annex Crimea against the wishes of many Western leaders such as himself. In an interview with NPR, President Obama criticized the short-sightedness of some U.S. politicians. “You’ll recall that three or four months ago, everybody in Washington… Read more »

What Jonathan Gruber Knew In 2009: Obamacare Will Not Be Affordable

Jonathan Gruber

Jonathan Gruber, President Obama’s health care adviser, knew in 2009 the Affordable Care Act would not be affordable and that Americans would have to be denied treatment, according to a newly discovered document. The Daily Caller, who has unearthed an October 2009 policy brief written by Jonathan Gruber, reports although Gruber (and the President) knew… Read more »

Obama Approval Inching Up? Not According To Gallup

Obama Approval Continues To Struggle, Despite Reports

The Obama approval rating has been trending upward, depending on what types of polls you believe. However, a reexamination from Gallup, one of the most respected polling groups in the field, indicates those reports may be greatly exaggerated. For instance, the Huffington Post recently posted an article pointing out that President Obama had tied Ronald… Read more »

Sony Hack Continues To Divide: Why Do Some Doubt Official Explanation?

Sony Hack Who Is REALLY Responsible

The Sony hack is becoming an increasingly divisive topic for an unexpected reason: opinion as to whether or not North Korea is genuinely to blame for the successful hack of Sony data. The U.S. government has already weighed in, officially blaming the nation for a form of cyber terrorism that made The Interview the center… Read more »

Bin Laden Shooter Rob O’Neill Under Investigation, ‘Isn’t Above The Law,’ Says Former Dem. Rep.

Rob O'Neill Under Investigation For Leaking Classified Info

Rob O’Neill, the Navy SEAL who reportedly shot and killed Osama bin Laden, is now under investigation for potentially revealing classified information, according to Navy officials, and for one former Democratic representative, that’s to be expected. Former Pennsylvania Rep. Patrick Murphy, who was defeated in the 2010 midterm election, believes that O’Neill shouldn’t be “above… Read more »

Barack Obama Approval On The Rise: It’s The Economy

Barack Obama

President Obama is still down, but not out. The President’s approval rating has risen to 48 percent, according to CNN. It’s his highest approval rating since May of 2013. More people still disapprove of President Obama’s job performance than those who do. Still, these numbers are positive for Democrats, who suffered the worst midterm election… Read more »

Bill Maher Gives Berkeley Commencement Speech, Ignores Petition Against Him

Bill Maher

Bill Maher gave the commencement speech at the University of California-Berkeley, despite protests and a petition against his appearance. Protest groups were offended by Maher’s opinions of Islam, once calling it “the only religion that acts like the mafia.” Before the commencement ceremony, a small group of students gathered to object to Maher’s appearance. They… Read more »

Rudy Giuliani Accuses ‘Obama Propaganda’ For Making People Hate The Police

Rudy Giuliani Attacks Obama On NYPD Shootings

Rudy Giuliani, “America’s Mayor,” who earned a well-loved reputation through his handling of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has some strong words for President Obama. According to the former candidate to the Republican presidential nomination, part of the blame for the NYPD shootings that occurred Saturday rests on the White House. Giuliani called it Obama’s “propaganda”… Read more »