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Sarah Palin delivered the final big speech of CPAC Saturday evening, and brought the crowd to its feet multiple times with a fiery, optimistic speech that included more than a few barbs at President Obama, "MSLSD," and the GOP establishment, calling them "complacent ones.. working the statist agenda of Obama's."
Rand Paul has won the annual CPAC straw poll, with 31 percent of the vote, followed by Ted Cruz and Dr. Ben Carson.
A Florida mother was arrested this week after fighting a twelve-year-old girl in a confrontation, somewhat ironically, over school bullying.
President Obama's been a big promoter of science education during his time in office, and so he will be delivering a special introduction to the debut of Fox's Cosmos reboot tomorrow. Fox is reviving the classic Carl Sagan series with astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and it is executive produced by none other than Family Guy's Seth MacFarlane.
Ann Coulter appeared at CPAC today for a panel discussion, and she spent most of her time emphasizing how important the immigration issue is to the GOP and how caving on amnesty for illegal immigrants would basically be game over for the conservative cause, calling out Republican "cowardice" on the issue.
Stephen Colbert made his second appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (after his cameo on Fallon's debut episode) Friday night, and opened up about his time at the White House state dinner last month.
A former ThinkProgress blogger wrote this week that the White House lashed out at them after posting critical stories about President Obama's policy on Afghanistan.
Dr. Ben Carson gave a fiery speech at CPAC Saturday, rousing the crowd by railing against political correctness and attacks he's endured from the liberal media, saying that the people with common sense in this country have been "beaten into submission" and proudly telling the crowd, "Don't let the left shut you up!"
Newt Gingrich spoke at CPAC Saturday with a speech that was largely focused on innovation and branding conservatism as selling America's future, while Democrats and President Obama are stuck in the past, also taking a mocking shot at Obama's "ineffective" leadership on Ukraine.
Michele Bachmann addressed CPAC Saturday morning and proudly defined the conservative movement as an "intellectual movement" borne of the greatest ideas of the Founding Fathers and principles of limited government.
During a segment on government dependency Saturday, Fox News' Eric Bolling took a moment to hit back at Jon Stewart mocking Fox for seemingly harboring an obsession against food stamps, calling Stewart a "dummy" and offering him a chance to go one-on-one.
Two of the passengers who were supposedly on the missing Malaysian Airlines plane yesterday said their passports had been stolen over a year ago, raising concerns that the missing plane may have had to do with a terrorist attack.
The Biblical epic Noah, a new film by director Darren Aronofsky, has been banned in a number of Middle Eastern nations: Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. Censorship boards in all three nations told Paramount they will not release the film because goes against Islamic law with its portrayal of religious prophets.
Newly minted CNN host Michael Smerconish kicked off his show Saturday morning by railing against how much cable news has contributed to the increasingly polarized nature of political debate in Washington.
This week Barbara Bush admitted she cancelled her New York Times subscription, making an aside about an obituary asking people to cancel their subscriptions. Well, in that very obituary Bush is talking about, yes, the family of a deceased man actually asks that you cancel your New York Times subscription in lieu of flowers.
The 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference is being held from March 6th-8th in Washington D.C. Friday's speakers include Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY). Sarah Palin will close out the event with a speech on Saturday at 6pm ET.
Edward Snowden recently provided testimony to the European Parliament on surveillance programs abroad, and The Washington Post reports that Snowden brought his concerns to officials before he sought out to get the information he had to journalists.
Malaysia Airlines will be holding a press conference tonight to address the ongoing situation with a Boeing 777 that vanished en route to Beijing.
What possesses a person to crash a local news live shot? Well, apart from a number of intoxicating agents, there's a weird thrill in getting your five seconds (15 minutes is way too long these days) of fame, and two really energetic L.A. men hijacked a live shot and one of them managed to drop a word one doesn't normally hear on the local news in... well, non-feline contexts.
Malaysia Airlines put out a public statement earlier tonight saying that they lost contact with a B777 plane en route to Beijing with 227 passengers and 12 crew members aboard.