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Somali pirates aren’t fans of Britney Spears

Tanker crews are blasting Britney Spears’ music in an attempt to deter attacks from Somali pirates, Rachel Owens, a tanker worker, told Metro UK. Which songs works best? Owens claimed … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Benghazi resurfaces following threats from Sen. Graham

“Benghazi-gate” is back in headlines after Sen. Lindsey Graham threatened to block Obama administration nominees before the Senate until survivors of the terrorist attack on a U.S. compound in Libya … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Future of food-stamp program unclear as cuts loom, debate continues

The $80 billion Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, will face an estimated $5 billion in mandatory cuts Nov. 1 following the expiration of a boost provided by the 2009 … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

NSA director: “It’s wrong that newspaper reporters have all these documents”

The head of the National Security Agency, Gen. Keith Alexander, isn’t pleased with the amount of information journalists are obtaining. In a recent interview with the Defense Department, the director … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Israel says Iran is 30 days away from nuclear bomb, Obama hasn’t drawn “red line” yet

The latest Israeli report said Iran may need as little as 30 days to produce enough enriched uranium for a nuclear bomb. “We have made it crystal clear, in all … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sean Hannity pays ObamaCare helpline worker’s salary after getting her fired

Fox News host Sean Hannity called the ObamaCare website’s helpline earlier this week live on his radio show. The employee on the other end, Earling Davis, fielded questions from the … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sarah Palin finds fainting woman “hilarious,” links to conspiracy

Sarah Palin wouldn’t be surprised if Karmel Allison, the diabetic, pregnant woman who nearly fainted at President Obama’s latest Rose Garden speech, was just a prop in one failed acting … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Allies accuse U.S. of targeted espionage, Russia joins the drama

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden opened Pandora’s box following his release of top-secret information from documents he collected during his tenure at the agency. The United States has … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Religious radio host: “Individualism of feminism has been devastating to this country.”

Pastors Kevin Swanson and Dave Buehner of Generations Radio took time out of their Christian-themed show to warn listeners not to purchase Girl Scout Cookies yesterday. The Girl Scouts of … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

History, politicization of Cleveland Indians’ questionable logo

Antagonists of the 62-year-old logo of the Cleveland Indians view it as a disgraceful, racist image of Native-Americans. Why would one of MLB’s oldest teams embrace this logo? Allow me … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment