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MSNBC Host Says Charlie Hebdo Murders Is A “Good Thing” For Republicans

MSNBC Host Says Charlie Hebdo Murders Is A "Good Thing" For Republicans

The terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo has had the entire world talking. Governments, citizens, and companies have been responding in many different ways. Some of the responses have seem potentially proportional, while others seem to many as extreme. As the Inquisitr reported on Tuesday, many governments have been changing policy or espousing tough rhetoric regarding… Read more »

40-Hour Full-Time Workweek Bill Passes As Congress Starts War Against Obamacare

Congress passes a bill raising the full-time workweek to 40 hours

The Republican-led House of Representatives took the first swipe at weakening Obamacare Thursday, when it voted 252-to-172 to raise the definition of a full-time workweek to 40 hours. The 40-hour workweek bill aims to ease health insurance requirements for employers under the Affordable Care Act, which currently defines full-time as 30 hours per week. According… Read more »

White House Investigates Unauthorized Photo Of Malia

Malia Obama

The White House is reportedly investigating a questionable photo of Malia Obama. The apparent selfie was shared via Instagram by hip hop collective Pro Era. Although the photo’s authenticity has not been verified, it appears to feature Malia wearing a Pro Era T-shirt. Joey Bada$$, who heads the collective, said the photo is indeed authentic…. Read more »

Howard Dean: Calling Paris Shooters ‘Muslim Terrorists’ Is Wrong

Howard Dean Speaks In Defense Of Islam

Vermont Democrat Howard Dean appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Wednesday with a message for anyone who dares call the Paris shooters that attacked satire magazine Charlie Hebdo “Muslim terrorists.” “I stopped calling these people Muslim terrorists,” he said. “They’re about as Muslim as I am.” In comments that are sure to make waves around the… Read more »

Bill De Blasio Rips Funeral Protests, Calls Them ‘Disrespectful’

Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio gave his second speech for a fallen police officer within a week’s time. And for the second time, police turned their backs on him in protest. The mayor and the police commissioner responded in a press conference on Monday, saying that the display was “disrespectful.” As previously reported by the Inquisitr, the… Read more »

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 »