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Feb. 2, 2013

15 News Organizations Worthy of Respect

It is increasingly difficult – not only to find the primary, factual sources of information – but also to recognize them in the first place.
Feb. 2, 2013

10 Best Movie Villains of All Time

Magneto, Anton Chigurh, Hopper and all the villains that were more compelling than the heroes.
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Feb. 2, 2013

Kevin Swanson and Dave Buehner: Feminists are Family-Destroying Whores

Generations Radio is an ultra-conservative Boulder, CO-based radio show co-hosted by two "Christian" pastors who hate women, gays, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and pretty much everybody else.
Feb. 2, 2013

Groundhog Day 2013: Early Spring, Punxsutawney Phil Forecasts

This Saturday, Punxsutawney Phil, a groundhog from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, will emerge from its burrow to prognosticate if we will have an early spring or six more weeks of winter.
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Feb. 2, 2013

Immigration Reform 2013: Marco Rubio's Immigration Stance Will Help Him, But What About the Rest of the GOP?

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has broken GOP orthodoxy and proposed a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. It will help his political ambitions, but what will it do to the Republican Party?
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Feb. 2, 2013

10 Looniest Posts From The New Tea Party Facebook

Less than 15 minutes into joining the Tea Party's new Facebook ripoff, I had already descended into a catatonic state of Cthonic madness. Also, here's the 10 zaniest posts I found!
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Feb. 2, 2013

Obama Gun Photo: White House Releases Photo of Obama Shooting A Gun

"President Barack Obama shoots clay targets on the range at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012," the caption reads.
Feb. 2, 2013

Dutch Architect Prints a Building — And Unleashes a 3D Printing Revolution

3D Printing, the process by which digital designs can be transformed into real world objects, has advanced dramatically in the last few years, and is poised to revolutionize several industries.
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Feb. 2, 2013

The Feinstein Assault Weapons Ban is Pure Hypocrisy — Here's Why

A recent solicitation for Homeland Security Personal Defense Weapons requests many of the same guns that Diane Feinstein wants to ban as they are "suitable for personal defense."
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Feb. 2, 2013

Women in Combat: A History of Female Heroes Who Paved the Way

Legacies, even built out of necessity, can be used as a guidepost for the DoD as it opens combat roles to women. Here are the 27 pioneering women who the president should consult.
Feb. 2, 2013

Super Bowl 2013 Prop Bets: 5 Bets On Super Bowl Sunday

The Brothers Harbaugh, deer-antler velvet extract spray, "retarded" venues and Moss' case as the GOAT. If those sideshow headlines don't draw you in, perhaps some prop bets will do the trick.
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Feb. 2, 2013

Jimmy Lee Dykes Thanked By Sheriff For Caring For Hostage, Situation Still Going After 5 Days

Jimmy Lee Dykes, an Alabama war veteran who kidnapped a child and killed a school bus driver, is still holding that child hostage in a bunker 5 days later.
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Feb. 2, 2013

When is the 2013 State of the Union? On Feb. 14, Obama Will Reach Across the Aisle in SOTU 2013

The president will try to regain support from the liberal base by focusing on civil rights and the environment, as well as working with Republicans on immigration reform.
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Feb. 2, 2013

Jyoti Singh Pandey: 5 Accused Men Plead Not Guilty to Delhi Gang Rape

The five men accused of the December 16 gang raping and killing of 23-year old student Jyoti Singh Pandey pleaded not guilty on Saturday.
Feb. 2, 2013

For the Catholic Church Life Starts at Conception — Only When Convenient

Could the Catholic Church unwittingly become the undoing of the pro-life movement?
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Feb. 2, 2013

Gun Control Debate: NRA President David Keene Claims Gun Control Is "Racist"

NRA President David Keene says gun control was designed to take guns away from blacks, while Danny Glover says gun rights were intended to preserve slavery. Who's right?
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Feb. 2, 2013

What Are Background Checks, and Why Does the NRA Oppose Them?

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre spoke at the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. He explained why the NRA has changed its position on universal and mandatory background checks on all firearms purchases.
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Feb. 2, 2013

New Gallup Poll Ranks the Most Conservative States — And Finds Additional Trouble For the GOP

The latest Gallup poll ranks states by association with liberal or conservative ideology. The results point to a discord between conservative tenets and alignment with the GOP.
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Feb. 2, 2013

Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Would Ease Pak Energy Crisis While Alienating the U.S.

Pakistan has approved the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline, solidifying the American ally's economic ties to the U.S.’ largest foe Iran while alienating America. But do they have a choice?
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Feb. 2, 2013

GOP Vote Rigging 2013: Why the Republican Plan to Gerrymander the Electoral College Could Destroy Democracy

Now that 2012 is over, about a week ago Republicans got started working on changes for 2016. Here's why these changes could destroy democracy.
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Feb. 2, 2013

After Filibuster Reform and Gun Control, Congress Will Focus On Spending and Taxes

Congress is either putting on a good show, lulling voters into a false sense of security, or it has come to the realization that it must start solving the difficult issues facing the country.
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Feb. 2, 2013

Why Chuck Norris Would Be a Better Secretary of Defense Than Chuck Hagel

While Chuck Hagel possesses more foreign policy experience, his worldview is woefully at odds with mainstream United States foreign policy objectives.
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Feb. 2, 2013

Military Suicides Barely Acknowledged at Senator Hagel’s Hearing

Only Senator Donnelly brought up the troubling trend of military suicides. While Donnelly deserves our thanks, getting Hagel to voice his “commitment” to solving the issue is not enough.
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Feb. 2, 2013

Chuck Hagel Comes Out On Top of Senate Confirmation Hearing

Whether Hagel was playing a game of rope-a-dope to simply survive the hearing, or he genuinely was unprepared, by avoiding controversy he came out on top.
Feb. 2, 2013

8 Ways to Be The Worst Twitter User Ever

If Emily Post were alive, this would be her "Poor Twitter Etiquette" roundup.
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Feb. 2, 2013

Equal Pay For Equal Work: Gender Pay Gap Smaller in Liberal States

Out of the 10 liberal states listed in a new Gallup study, eight ranked within the top 25 displaying the smallest gender pay gaps in the country.
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Feb. 2, 2013

U.S. Talks With Iran: Joe Biden Says It's a Possibility

Speaking to a security conference in Munich, Joe Biden said that direct talks with the Iranian leadership are possible if they got "serious." Could negotiations be around the corner?