Politics

Montana GOP congressional candidate shoots down drone in campaign ad

April 17, 2014
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Montana GOP congressional candidate shoots down drone in campaign ad

Matt Rosendale, the Republican House candidate from Montana released a new ad displaying a fake government drone hovering in the sky, then in a manly man sort of way, he takes out his rifle and shoots it down with a single shot. In the ad he says, “The federal government is too big and too…

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Texas County names April “Confederate History and Heritage Month”

April 17, 2014
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Texas County names April “Confederate History and Heritage Month”

In Orange County, Texas, Commissioners unanimously declared April, “Confederate History and Heritage Month.” According to Bunt Orange report, It is the 5th time in as many years that the local chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans have been granted their request. One of the prevailing arguments made by supporters was amounted to,  “If there is…

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Former student of Texas high school arrested for threatening to shoot up the school on Facebook

April 17, 2014
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Former student of Texas high school arrested for threatening to shoot up the school on Facebook

A former student of Splendora High School in Texas was arrested for threatening to shoot up the school. Splendora ISD Police said Jacob Marino posted his intentions on Facebook, allegedly writing, “At this point I’m seriously contemplating a school shooting. I want to kill everyone in Splendora High … especially the staff.” That wasn’t the…

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Obama to Republicans: It’s time to ‘move on’ from Obamacare. GOP, “No, we can’t.”

April 17, 2014
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Obama to Republicans: It’s time to ‘move on’ from Obamacare. GOP, “No, we can’t.”

President Obama proudly announced on Thursday that sign-ups for the Affordable Care Act have reached 8 million. Obama said, “The Affordable Care Act is now covering more people at less cost than most would have predicted just a few months ago,” He added. “I think we can all agree that it’s well past time to move…

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Bill O’Reilly: I could have been the Marlboro Man (VIDEO)

April 17, 2014
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Bill O’Reilly: I could have been the Marlboro Man (VIDEO) (via The Political Carnival) Image via WFSB News, re-aired footage of O’Reilly in 1979 Bill O’Reilly didn’t wanna be a cowboy! But he was (allegedly) approached to be one, sort of. He claims he could have been a rough, tough, rugged, cigarette-smoking, cancer-peddling Marlboro…

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Watch: GOP lawmaker confronted by a voter over his repeated efforts to repeal Obamacare

April 17, 2014
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Watch: GOP lawmaker confronted by a voter over his repeated efforts to repeal Obamacare

Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL) had to answer to a constituent at  a town hall event on Tuesday over his repeated efforts to repeal Obamacare.. Who saw this coming – besides all of us? The constituent asked: “You’ve voted to repeal it approximately 50 times. Had zero votes on a replacement. So my question is, why…

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NC Tea Party candidate magically disappears conspiracy website, then plagiarizes his positions on issues

April 17, 2014
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NC Tea Party candidate scrubs conspiracy website, then plagiarizes his positions on issues (via Raw Story ) A Republican Senate candidate from North Carolina appears to have plagiarized the “on the issues” section of his campaign site from Republican Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, and his “issue” posts on Facebook are near-direct copies of articles…

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High School Students Expelled For Bringing Confederate Flag To School And Racist Language

April 17, 2014
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High School Students Expelled For Bringing Confederate Flag To School And Posting In Blackface (via Liberaland) This didn’t happen in the deep South; it happened on Long Island. The two events were separate, according to Gary Cregan, principal of St. Anthony’s High School. The boys allegedly brought the flag to a school gathering on April…

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After much controversy, GOP ‘Boats ‘N Hoes’ PAC to shut down

April 17, 2014
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After much controversy, GOP ‘Boats ‘N Hoes’ PAC to shut down

A fundraising group, started by Shaun Nowacki,  with ties to GOP candidates is dissolving after its name was scrutinized on Wednesday among Texas politicians who deemed its name “offensive.” Democrats weren’t too happy with the ‘Boats ‘N Hoes’ PAC. Political consulting firm employee Shaun Nowacki registered the political action committee, “Boats ‘N Hoes PAC,” with…

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Ex-Sheriff Says He Didn’t Mean That Thing He Said Twice About Using Women As Human Shields At Bundy Ranch

April 17, 2014
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Ex-Sheriff Says He Didn’t Mean That Thing He Said Twice About Using Women As Human Shields At Bundy Ranch

Former Arizona county sheriff Richard Mack, one of the vocal supporters for Cliven Bundy during its standoff with federal officials over cattle grazing rights can totally explain saying they strategized to use women as human shields. Talking Points Memo interviewed Mack who said he believed they could be killed by federal agents at any moment.  …

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John Birchers Promise More Bundy-Type Standoffs

April 17, 2014
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Birchers Promise More Bundy-Type Standoffs (via Liberaland) William Jasper at the New American, a publication put out by the John Birch Society, claims the confrontation at the Bundy ranch is just the beginning. …it is almost a certainty that the recently defused Bundy Ranch standoff will be replayed again —…

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Sprint Sends Email To Customer Addressing Him As “Sissyboy”

April 16, 2014
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Sprint Sends Email To Customer Addressing Him As “Sissyboy” (via http://crooksandliars.com) Automated email lists can and are corrupted from time to time, but Sprint’s public relations firm will be working overtime on this one. NBCLA: Mathews said he originally called the company Sunday because he was still receiving messages from a Sprint…

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