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Polititainment

Stewart mocks Republicans who back NSA

As Congress wrangles over the Patriot Act provisions soon to expire, Jon Stewart laid into Republicans who complain about “government overreach” in healthcare, while simultaneously supporting invasive phone record collection programs from the NSA.

McGowan posts fake Cruz quote on Duggar
Amid the fallout of the Duggar scandal last week, many have spoken up with opinions, including liberal actress Rose McGowan who posted a made-up quote from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and later issued a reluctant, almost-apology. The Charmed actress’ not-so-charming tweet included a meme from the self-proclaimed “For Entertainment Purposes Only” website titled, “Stop the World, […]
Anti-Stephanopoulos artwork invades NYC

Posters depicting ABC News anchor George Stephanopolous and a smiling Hillary Clinton with the words "PayPal" and "Donate" written on them have been popping up close to the studio where ABC shoots Good Morning America.

Rubio gets first celeb endorsement

The Florida senator and official GOP candidate for president has just received a big celebrity endorsement from Rick Harrison of the popular show "Pawn Stars," according to a report in the Las Vegas Sun.

Snoop Dogg endorses Hillary Clinton

Snoop Dogg became the latest rapper to endorse the Democratic presidential candidate during his appearance on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" over the weekend.

2016

Rick Santorum is running for President
Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) is making a second run for the White House. According to ABC News, Santorum will be sitting down Wednesday with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos to discuss his intentions and how he thinks he can stand out in the crowded 2016 GOP field. His interview with Stephanopoulos comes as a shock to many […]
If campaign songs were honest

Campaign songs--that signature tune that accompanies a candidate at every amped-up campaign rally--can say a lot about a candidate.

Pot advocate hopes to change Hillary's mind
While Hillary is busy picking out which pantsuit to wear to a Florida fundraiser on Friday, her brassy host is prepping for her conversion on a much less predictable talking point– the legalization of marijuana. Trial attorney and outspoken medical-marijuana advocate John Morgan will host Clinton and her supporters in his Florida home this weekend, according […]
The 7 most hideous Hillary campaign store items

Instead of forcing you to browse through all the (mostly overpriced) items, I thought I'd give you a sampling of the truly most outrageous accessories, signs and clothing pieces put up for sale by the Clinton campaign ... and what they really say about those who buy them.

Sanders: Hillary Clinton hustles money

The Democratic presidential candidate recently told CNBC chief Washington correspondent John Harwood over a meal at a speakeasy that Hillary and Bill Clinton's lifestyle likely precludes them from being able to identify with the regular Americans who a truly struggling in the current economy.

Policy

Gun rights may be coming to NYC
Just last week Federal Judge Frederick J. Scullin struck down D.C.’s requirement that residents show “good reason” for needing a concealed carry permit. Now that battle may be spreading across the country. According to the New York Post, other anti-gun cities like New York City may be facing similar constitutional objections. New York City currently […]
Court rules DMV may ban pro-life license plates

A federal appeals court has ruled that New York can ban pro-life license plates as “patently offensive” messages that might drive someone to “road rage.”

NSA claims to be shutting down bulk surveillance

With key Patriot Act provisions soon expiring, and no legislative extension in sight, the question now becomes: will the NSA actually shut down their metadata program?

George W. volunteered to officiate a gay wedding

This year, journalists have been asking practically every Republican candidate whether they would attend a gay wedding—and have received a wide variety of answers.

Lindsey Graham rolls eyes during Rand Paul speech

Lindsey Graham's eyeballs practically fell out of his sockets when Rand Paul rose to speak against the NSA Friday night.

Education

Community college grads can out-earn B.A. holders
Despite the commonly held belief, obtaining a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college is not the only option to get a job and make a decent salary at that job. In fact, it may not even be the best option. By choosing the right field of study, some community college graduates and certificate holders can make […]
FLOTUS tells Oberlin grads to be open-minded
First Lady Michelle Obama gave the commencement address at the Oberlin College Monday and her words may have cut a little too close to home for some of the school’s graduates. Oberlin, an extremely liberal university, made headlines earlier this year for the way feminist students at Oberlin College treated AEI scholar Christina Hoff Sommers […]
New grads can't afford to live in top markets
It’s graduation season and the class of 2015 will soon be entering the job market, and the housing market. Newly employed graduates are moving to new cities to start their first jobs. Unfortunately, a high percentage of their salaries will go towards rent, if they can afford a place of their own at all. A new study conducted by housing […]
Public college throws grad party for illegals
San Francisco State University threw a special graduation party for the illegal immigrants in its 2015 graduating class. According to the Golden Gate Express, the party, dubbed “Beyond Borders Graduation,” was hosted by the Improving Dreams, Equity, Access, and Success (IDEAS) student group and celebrated the achievements of 25 illegal immigrant graduates. Fellow illegal immigrant and […]
Student suspended after requesting new counselor
Mississippi College administrators suspended disabled student veteran Jeremy Rawls, after he requested to meet with a non-Muslim counselor. In an interview with Campus Reform, Rawls said he requested to change counselors after an initial meeting with his female counselor who was wearing traditional Muslim dress. “It’s not that I didn’t want to participate… I didn’t […]

Congress

Congress looks to make liquor cheaper
A proposed U.S. House bill that would significantly drop the excise tax on distilled spirits has both sides of the aisle saying, “Cheers!” U.S. Rep. Todd Young (R- Ind.) introduced the Distillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act Tuesday. The bill would reduces the excise tax — a tax on a specific good that is typically  included in the […]
27-year-old Republican vies for spot in Congress

A self-described constitutional conservative, Starrett, 27, is challenging incumbent GOP Rep. Scott DesJarlais in the contest for the congressional seat representing the 4th district of Tennessee.

Paul defends filibuster on CBS 'This Morning'
Sen. Rand Paul is fighting to end the NSA’s surveillance programs which he believe violate the Fourth Amendment. “Our founding fathers thought it was very important that warrants have an individual’s name on it – that you couldn’t have a warrant that said Verizon on it and collect all the records of all the people […]
Sanders introduces free college tuition bill
Free money and handouts for all! Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced legislation Tuesday to make all four-year public colleges and universities tuition free. “We live in a highly competitive global economy. If our economy is to be strong, we need the best educated work force in the world.  That will not happen if every year hundreds […]
Boehner gives Cruz the middle finger?

While speaking to 40 guests at a private fundraiser in Midland, the Republican congressman and speaker of the House allegedly showed his middle finger to the crowd when asked a question about Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (Tex.).

From Around the Web

Paralyzed college grad walks to get his diploma
Grab some tissues for this inspirational story that happened over the weekend. Chris Norton injured his C3-C4 vertebrae in 2010 playing football as a college freshman at Luther College. He was paralyzed from the neck down after the injury and doctors told him that that he had only a 3 percent chance of ever moving his limbs again, […]
Woman uses obit to declare Tom Brady innocent
This is what a true fan looks like. The New England Patriots and Tom Brady had superfan Patricia Shong in their corner beyond her dying day. According to her obituary, it was her dying wish that he family use the print space to help set the record straight on “Deflategate.” They wrote: “Patricia enjoyed scrapbooking, […]
Kevin Smith find 'happiness' in U.S. Declaration
Actor and director Kevin Smith thinks he has discovered the “secret to happiness” and you might be surprised to know that it has been sitting in front of most Americans since 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was written. Smith took to Facebook this week to recount his recent weightloss journey. He discovered that while […]
Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker near Capitol
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in an unattended vehicle parked on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol and the vehicle’s owner was found and arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said. Police Lt. Kimberly A. Schneider told The Associated Press that Capitol Police officers on routine patrol spotted […]
Police warn about the dangers of Nickelback
Proving once again that the Australian police force is infinitely better at social media than their American counterparts, the Queensland Police Service has issued a real public service announcement — a warning about the dangers of listening to Nickelback. Police are on the lookout for these men who are believed to be impersonating musicians around […]