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GOP Leader Questions Candidate on Hate Group That Advocates Death Squads

The head of Maryland's Republican Party, Joe Cluster, has called local candidate Michael Peroutka to the woodshed for a "clarification" about his involvement with a high-­profile, white nationalist hate group. At least that's what Cluster...Show More Summary

Custom Surfboards Stolen from Disabled Surf Instructor, Outpouring of Support Follows

Two thieves stole three custom surfboards from a paralyzed surf instructor on Monday night in Cardiff, California. Randy Abbott, who runs a nonprofit organization called The View From 42 and gives surfing lessons to children with physical disabilities, said he caught the thieves in the act. Show More Summary

Architect of Obamacare: You only get tax credits if buy on state exchange (Video)

In the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision in the Halbig case, the court held that under Obamacare as drafted, federal subsidies in the form of tax credits only are available to individuals who purchase on state exchanges, not on

Answers from Red States for Our Broken Criminal Justice System

Left, right or center, few dispute that our criminal justice system is broken. But two new and thrilling victories this month are giving real hope to activists who want more effective and humane crimes policies. In a largely "red" state," Missouri, Governor Jay Nixon signed the popular and thoroughly bi-partisan "Ban the Ban" bill into law. Show More Summary

The Convergence of the Past, Present and Future in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

History is important. And I don't think it's just my bias as a historian that compels me to affirm this. The past -- history -- is, however, little more than a collection of memories, of myths and stories. Everything is in the past. Everything. Show More Summary

Michelle Kwan stars in husband's political ad

(CNN) – U.S. figure skating legend Michelle Kwan has been featured in endorsements for Coca-Cola, Chevrolet and Campbell's Soup. Now she's promoting something else: Her husband's political campaign. The Olympic medalist and five-time world champion stars in a new ad for Clay Pell, who's competing in Rhode Island's crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary on September 9. […]

Shades of Grey Between Israelis and Palestinians

How I wish I could view life through certain eyes of black and white and that the grey picture which keeps on creeping in would not shake up my opinions to let me know that I do not have the monopoly on truth. How I wish I could manage my life with no questions. Show More Summary

Howard Stern: 'If You're Anti-Israel You're Anti-America'

Howard Stern says things other entertainers dare not discuss. That typically involves breast size, lesbian encounters and other titillating topics. This week, Stern said something almost unheard of in celebrity circles. If you're anti-Israel you're also anti-America. Show More Summary

British Man Builds Giant Fart Machine, Aims It At France

An inventor from Stamford in Lincolnshire has embarked on a project to build the world's biggest fart machine - and then aim it straight at France. Colin Furze plans to place the machine on top of the white cliffs of Dover so that the French can hear it 21 miles away. Show More Summary

Obama Brags About HIS DANCING to Donors: “I Did Not Drop into the Splits, But I Did Bust a Move”

It’s nice to know that as the world is burning around him – with ISIS taking over Iraq, Dutch planes being shot down, and a record number of Americans out of work – Barack Obama is working on his dance … Continue reading ?

Hedge fund run by Robert Mercer, who funded anti-DeFazio SuperPAC, may have dodged $6 billion in taxes

It's a stunning story. According to an investigative report authored by Senators Carl Levin (D-MI) and John McCain (R-AZ), a handful of Wall Street banks and hedge fund managers created an "alternative universe" of financial transactions...Show More Summary

Berlin Protesters Display Extreme Anti-Semitic Rhetoric at Anti-Israel Rally

In a video taken at a Pro-Islamist and anti-Israel rally Thursday, scores of protests were heard chanting in German, “Jew, Jew, cowardly pig, come on out and fight on your own” ("Jude, Jude, feiges Schwein, komm heraus und kampf allein"). Show More Summary

Medal Of Honor recipient rings bell at NYSE – and then breaks the gavel

While visiting the NYSE to ring the closing bell Wednesday, Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts seemed surprised as he then accidentally broke the gavel.

Today’s Silly News

(Steven Hayward) Looks like someone has finally decided to strike back against the obnoxious French knights of Monty Python and the Holy Grail: British Inventor Builds Giant ‘Fart Machine’ to Fire at France Colin Furze, a plumber and...Show More Summary

Netanyahu Condemns 'Totally Unjustified' FAA Flight Ban: 'A Huge Victory for Hamas'

Speaking to reporters as he welcomed former NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport, where he arrived aboard an El Al flight, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the Federal AviationShow More Summary

Hospitals a No-Show at Senate Hearing: What's Up With This?

Last week, Senator Bernie Sanders and a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) subcommittee held hearings to shine a light on the third leading cause of death in the United States: medical mistakes in hospitals. CuriousShow More Summary

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