Polititainment

Michael Moore continues on about snipers

Filmmaker Michael Moore has already stirred the pot with his negative comments about military snipers. During the weekend, somebody must've given the man an even bigger ladle.

Dropkick Murphys 'literally hate' Walker

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's abiding love for the Dropkick Murphys is not exactly mutual:

WH wants climate change 'Frozen' spinoff
Sorry, Anna. That snowman might not be possible in the new, evil, climate change-wrecked world of the Obama administration’s “Frozen” spinoff. According to The Hill, a State Department official recently met with Disney to discuss the idea of using “Frozen’s” characters to teach children about the impact of global warming on the polar bear. Robert Papp, […]
Dylan: 'Gov. not going to create jobs'
Bob Dylan’s latest quote is music to a conservative’s ears. Dylan gave an interview this week to AARP The Magazine to promote his new record “Shadows in the Night,” but that somehow led into some wise words on the government and job creation. “As long as there’s suffering, you can only be so happy. How can […]
Kid Rock tells off Michael Moore

Amid the chorus of protest raining upon Michael Moore (and to a lesser extent, Seth Rogen) -- veterans, country stars, the general public -- Kid Rock may have sounded the loudest note of all.

White House

Small drone crashes at White House complex, origin unclear
WASHINGTON (AP) — A small drone flying at low altitude crashed into the White House complex before dawn Monday, the Secret Service said. President Barack Obama was not at home and the White House said it did not pose a security threat. The crash prompted an immediate lockdown of the White House grounds until officials […]
WH chief of staff blurts out previously-concealed name of American hostage on live TV

All in a day's work at the White House: sometimes you keep ISIS hostage names a secret, sometimes you let them slip in an in interview on national TV.

7 Times Obama was ‘Partisan,’ Not ‘Practical’ during his State of the Union address
Near the beginning of his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama promised to be “practical, not partisan” in his proposals to Congress. However, his speech ended up being anything but. From cracking jokes to outright veto threats, it was clear that the president had no interest in bipartisanship. So we decided to […]
Obama has been reminding Republicans ‘I won’ for 2,189 days

President Obama trotted out one of his favorite talking points against Republicans yet again Tuesday night, reminding the opposition party that "I won."

Republican businesswoman Carly Fiorina challenges WH hypocrisy on equal pay for women

Carly Fiorina, the first woman to run a Fortune 20 company and former Republican Senate nominee in California, took on Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, telling Jarrett she is “struck” by the White House’s failure to live up to its own standards for pay equity for their staff.

Congress

Boehner and McConnell critique SOTU

“Dead. Real dead.” That was House Speaker John Boehner’s verdict on President Obama’s tax proposals--and nearly every proposal from his State of the Union address, with the exception of cybersecurity, fighting ISIS, trade, and possibly the childcare tax credit.

Senate surpasses its 2014 vote total in a week
Is this what the Senate looks like without Harry Reid in charge? The new Republican-led Senate has already voted on more amendments in just one week than the Democratic-controlled Senate voted on in all of 2014. “We’ve actually reached a milestone here that I think is noteworthy for the Senate. We just cast our 15th roll-call vote […]
Whistleblowers denounce DOJ juvenile program

According to whistleblower reports, a Justice Department (DOJ) juvenile delinquency program provided grants to states jailing foster children and runaways over minor offenses like skipping school.

Gohmert: Obama 'divisive on the issue of race'

There’s a reason reporters clamored around former-House-Speaker-candidate Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex.) at the State of the Union like this:

Rand Paul slams SOTU’s ‘lack of sincerity’ on NSA

Senator Rand Paul spent Wednesday morning blasting Obama’s State of the Union address, telling a roomful of conservatives at the Capitol Hill Club that “Some of the stuff, frankly, was difficult to even listen to and keep a straight face.”

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NYPD arrested someone over their Facebook emojis

Be careful the next time you whip out those gun emojis: They could get you arrested for “terrorist threats.”

Female vet shamed for parking veterans spot
This is one of the worst cases of “judging a book by its cover” that we’ve ever heard… When Wilmington, N.C. resident Mary Claire Caine went to the grocery store last Friday, she was excited to pull into one of the reserved “Veteran Parking” spaces. As a veteran of the Air Force who served in Kuwait […]
In which Will Ferrell gets tackled by 'security'

Will Ferrell has come full circle from being a fictional basketball superstar to being a fictional belligerent basketball fan.

Are millennials looking to move to the suburbs?
You’ve heard the stereotypes. Millennials are whiny, entitled, lazy, unemployed, and, now, likely to be future suburban dwellers. A new survey released Wednesday by the National Association of Home Builders and first reported by the Wall Street Journal found that most eventually want to live in single-family homes outside of the urban center, even if right […]
Youth, thousands gather in DC for March for Life

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tens of thousands of Americans who oppose abortion, many of them young Catholics, are in Washington for the annual March for Life.

Policy

McConnell, Boehner still want to repeal Obamacare
House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell still plan to make eliminating or reconstructing Obamacare a priority this session, the two said in a join interview on CBS’s “60 Minutes” Sunday. Boehner said it is still the plan to eliminate Obamacare entirely. “Obamacare is costing jobs in America. It’s raising costs for […]
Fla House advances concealed carry on campus

A bill that would make college students free to carry concealed weapons on campus has moved past a Florida House committee, inching Florida one step closer to becoming the eighth state to pass such a law.

Healthcare.gov to share less personal information

After the Associated Press revealed that the Obamacare website, Healthcare.gov, divulges massive amounts of personal information to third-party companies, the administration quietly began making changes to the website’s privacy practices.

Weirdest discoveries in the TSA's year-end report

The TSA blog's year in review highlights some of their proudest accomplishments—like apprehending an alarm clock they mistook for an explosive, or seizing a revolver from a 94-year-old.

The crash and burn of SkyMall
Now they're closing SkyMall?! WHEN WILL THESE NASA CUTBACKS STOP?— SarcasticRover (@SarcasticRover) January 23, 2015 Frankly, Skymall's bankruptcy is our fault, for just pointing and laughing and never actually ordering this: pic.twitter.com/zVF4eazCer— Josh Barro (@jbarro) January 23, 2015 The company behind SkyMall, the take-it-home-with-you in-flight catalogue that has facilitated the daydreaming of countless travelers trapped […]

Education

Rangel:Free college important to national security
The terrorists will win if Congress does not help make President Obama’s “free” community college proposal a reality. At least, that’s the world according to one Democratic congressman. Rep. Charlie Rangel (D- N.Y.) said in a recent video, “The president’s recommendation that we have two years of free college is really so important to the security of […]
UK students surveyed about limits on free speech
The publicly-funded University of Kentucky will be restricting your freedom of speech this year. But don’t worry, they’re going to politely ask you exactly how you would like them to do it. With the promise of winning basketball tickets and $250 scholarships, the university’s student government recently emailed out a survey to all students asking […]
UC Berkeley Chancellor speaks about Bill Maher
Liberal comedian Bill Maher’s controversial speech at the University of California Berkeley December commencement may have come and gone, but the debate over its implications for free speech still rages on. Maher had been invited to speak at the school, but after the comedian made controversial statements on Islam students petitioned against his speech. The students ultimately […]
Obama wants to tax your college savings
President Obama’s plan to cover the cost of his $60 billion “free” community college proposal is to introduce $320 billion in tax hikes over the next 10 years. One of those taxes will actually take away money from your dedicated college savings to fund someone else’s free college experience. Obama has been trying pass off […]
Students, employers differ on career readiness
Turns out that college students and employers have very different definitions of career readiness. The Association of American Colleges and Universities asked groups of employers and college students a series of similar questions about career preparation and the study found big gaps between their answers. Students consistently rank themselves as prepared in areas where employers do […]