Spy vs. Spy: The Snowden And Putin Lovefest

April 18, 2014
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Spy vs. Spy? The Snowden And Putin Lovefest (via Liberaland) “Mr. Snowden, you are a former agent, a spy, I used to be working for an intelligence service; we are going to talk one professional language” So began the obviously unplanned, completely random televised conversation between Russian President…

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Ohio teacher fired over comment to Black student, “We don’t need another Black President”

April 18, 2014
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Ohio teacher fired over comment to Black student, “We don’t need another Black President”

An Ohio teacher accused of telling an African American student, “We don’t need another black President,’  was fired Thursday in the wake of a labor hearing that ended with a recommendation that he lose his job. Freshman science teacher Gil Voigt has been suspended on unpaid leave since December, after teaching for 13 years at…

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Florida GOP Lawmaker: The ‘Only’ Way To Citizenship May Be Through Military Service

April 18, 2014
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Florida GOP Lawmaker: The ‘Only’ Way To Citizenship May Be Through Military Service

Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL) said during a public forum event on Tuesday that the “only” citizenship provision that House Republicans may consider this summer is for a group of undocumented immigrants who want to join the military.  Ross said, “With regard to immigration, I think there’s an opportunity, according to the Speaker, that we might address…

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Creationist insists dinosaurs were on Noah’s Ark: They took the younger ones

April 18, 2014
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Creationist Carl Kerby insists dinosaurs were on Noah’s Ark: They took the younger ones (via Raw Story ) One of the founding border members of the Creationist organization Answers in Genesis believes that dinosaurs accompanied Noah on his Ark as the entire world was flooded by God. Speaking to Bryan Fischer of the American Family…

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Preglacial landscape found deep under Greenland ice preserved for 2.7 million years

April 18, 2014
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Preglacial landscape found deep under Greenland ice (via AFP) US geologists say they have uncovered a preglacial tundra landscape preserved for 2.7 million years far below the Greenland ice sheet. Glaciers are known to scrape everything off any given plot of land — vegetation, soil and even the top layer of bedrock…

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Karma: Cops accidentally shoots himself while trying to shoot a family’s dog

April 18, 2014
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Karma: Cops accidentally shoots himself while trying to shoot a family’s dog

A Riverside County, California Sheriff’s deputy accidentally shot himself instead of his target: a family dog. According to investigators, it was an act of self-defense, however,  NBC4 heard a different story from the dog’s owner. The officer was serving an eviction notice at an apartment building at time of the incident. The pit bull was not…

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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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Watch: Cat makes amazing jump from inside burning building

April 17, 2014
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Watch: Cat makes amazing jump from inside burning building

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…no, it’s Charlie the cat jumping from the third floor of a burning building. Charlie survived the jump and after making a perfect landing, he took off, but was found again shortly after his ninja-type death defying leap. Watch courtesy of CNN:

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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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Florida man named Edward Cocaine arrested on drug charge

April 17, 2014
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Florida man named Edward Cocaine arrested on drug charge

A judge  in bond court on Wednesday was stunned when a bailiff announced the name of a man arrested for drug possession: Edward Cocaine. County Judge John “Jay” Hurley said, “What?” 34-year-old Edward Cocaine from Fort Lauderdale said, “My last name is Cocaine.”                 The Sun Sentinel notes, “His name…

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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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