Feds To States: Settle Syrians Or Face Civil Rights Penalties
The Obama administration on Wednesday reminded state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees, reports The Associated Press (AP)
Obama: Syrian Refugees Like Pilgrims On Mayflower
“Nearly four centuries after the Mayflower set sail, the world is still full of pilgrims – men and women who want nothing more than the chance for a safer, better future for themselves and their families,” Obama said in his weekly address Thursday.
Donald Trump Rises to 38% Nationally; Ted Cruz Edges into 2nd at 12%
Since last week, in the Reuters 5-day tracking poll, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has gained two points and risen to 38%. This time last week the billionaire businessman earned 36% support
George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation
Issued at the request of Congress, Nov. 25 1789. Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the Providence of God...
Trump Denies Mocking Disabled Reporter
GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he does not know the disabled New York Times reporter he is accused of mocking. "I have no idea who this reporter, Serge Kovaleski is, what he looks like or his level of intelligence," Trump said
E-Mail: CNN Conspired With Hillary Aide
A CNN reporter worked with a top aide to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to cover for Clinton during her Benghazi testimony on January 23, 2013 and to discredit one of her chief interrogators, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, according to emails between the reporter and aide
Anonymous: ISIS Parks Its Cash In Bitcoin
Just days after the hacker group Anonymous pledged to hunt down Islamic State members and launch cyberattacks against their accounts, a separate group of techies claims it has identified a key funding avenue for the terror network – bitcoin accounts.
Trump Campaign Lawyer Issues Warning to the RNC
An aide from the Donald Trump presidential campaign warned the Republican National Committee Tuesday against GOP donors pooling funds to coalesce his rivals against him, suggesting that Trump would reverse his pledge not to launch a third-party candidacy if he felt he was being treated unfairly
University Students Comforted with ‘Counseling’ after Seeing Confederate Flag on Laptop
University students in Massachusetts who were upset by an image of a Confederate flag sticker on another student’s laptop were offered counseling services at Framingham State Universit
For ShameNew Kasich Web Video: Donald Trump Is Pretty Much a Nazi, Right?
John Kasich's campaign takes its biggest shot at Donald Trump, featuring a former U.S. prisoner of war, Ret. Col. Thomas Moe, adapting a famous quote about the Nazis, and applying it to Trump
Retired FBI Agent: Bureau Received ‘Stacks of Reports’ of Calls of Muslims Celebrating 9/11
Many of those calls, said Burkett, came from concerned and angry Americans reporting Muslim's celebrating over the destruction of the twin towers and damage to the Pentagon. The calls were logged...
Trump to Be Endorsed Monday by Black Pastors
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be endorsed Monday by a group of 100 African-American pastors and religious leaders after a private meeting at Trump Tower in New York
Dad Demands Abortion After Surrogate Learns She's Having Triplets
A man who paid a surrogate to have his baby became overwhelmed when he learned she was having triplets — and demanded the woman abort one of the fetuses while threatening her with financial ruin, she claims.
Matt Drudge Teases Bombshell Claim About U.S. and Islamic State
Matt Drudge dropped a huge claim against the U.S. government, arguing "America has been arming" the Islamic State in a cryptic tweet. No other context was immediately provided.
Debt Under Obama Up $8,000,000,000,000
The debt of the federal government has now increased by more than $8,000,000,000,000 during the time President Barack Obama has been in office, according to the official debt numbers published by the U.S. Treasury.
GOOGLE Deems Sanders Economic Plan a 'Phishing Scam'
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernard Sanders’ economic plan triggered Gmail’s “phishing scam” antenna, with the mail system saying the senator’s liberal campaign promises — including lower prescription drug prices and free college for all — sound like frauds
Students Want Statue Of 'Incestuous Rapist' And 'Racist' Thomas Jefferson Removed
Students at the College of William & Mary want Thomas Jefferson’s status removed from campus because they call him an “incestuous rapist” and a “racist.”
Boy Clinton Opening Fundraising Spree For Hillary's 2016 Campaign
Former President Bill Clinton is going on a fundraising swing reminiscent of his presidential campaigns of the 1990s. But this time he's doing it for his wife.
Below-Cost Black Friday Prices Illegal in Wisconsin
While Black Friday shoppers in other states are stampeding through stores in search of the deepest discounts, Wisconsinites will be listening to store managers explain it’s illegal to discount prices too deeply.
Switzerland Overwhelmingly Votes For Burqa Ban
Muslim women can no longer wear the full-body garment in shops, restaurants or public buildings and anyone caught flouting the ban could be struck with a £6,500 fine
All Politics - All The Time
DNC Offers Holiday Guide For Dealing With Republican Relatives
The Democratic National Committee sent an email Tuesday to supporters with advice on how to talk to their Republican relatives during the holiday season, referring them to a website aimed at debunking right-wing talking points
University Study Finds Racial Gap In Salad Bar Use
Researchers from the Tulane Prevention Research Center found that 60 percent of New Orleans students surveyed utilized salad bars in 12 public schools. But white and other minority students were twice as likely to use salad bars as African-American students.
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @47%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 47% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 52% disapprove
Obama Hints that Steven Spielberg Should Make a Movie About Him
Obama jokingly suggested that the director of movies like “A.I. Artificial Intelligence” and “Lincoln” should make one about his presidency
Our Tax Dollars At Work
Police Bust Weekly Mahjong Game Played By Elderly Women
Police in Florida busted a game of mahjong in Florida at a condominium clubhouse. The group accused of the crime: four women between the ages of 87 and 95.
Black Protester Beaten at Trump Rally Ready to Sue for Hate Crime
A black man who was physically attacked by Donald Trump supporters at a rally on Saturday said he is ready to pursue hate crime charges against those responsible.
'World's Sexiest Robot' Turns Heads At Tech Show
This is Android Geminoid F, an eerily lifelike humanoid which stole the show at the World Robot Exhibition in Beijing this week.
Only In America
Scared Man Who Sued Over ‘Haunted House’ Loses in Court
People who go to "haunted house" attractions to be scared shouldn't be surprised when they're scared, a state court of appeals has ruled
San Francisco Chronicle
Drunk Russian Sailor Crashes 7,000-Ton Ship Into Scotland -- At Full Speed
What shall we do with a drunken sailor? Don't put him in charge of a 7,000-ton, 423-foot (129 meter) cargo ship, for starters.
Bizarre Cases of People Who Spontaneously Ceased to Exist
Mysterious disappearances aren’t new....Yet, as bizarre as these cases may be, there seems to be an even stranger type of disappearance out there; people who vanish in full view of others