This is a prime example of one of those moments when you should think before you tweet.
New poll finds that Americans are more receptive to alternative lifestyles than they were a decade ago
Americans are becoming more accepting of alternative lifestyles, including gay or lesbian relations and premarital sex, today than they were just a decade ago, according to a new Gallup poll.
MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - Zach Sobiech, a terminally ill Minnesota teenager who touched the hearts of millions of people with a farewell song he wrote to his family and friends, died Monday morning.
Read more at The Minneapolis Star Tribune.
It’s going to be much more difficult to avoid paying back people for those unpaid bar tabs pretty soon.
Occupy Justice Department: Foreclosed homeowners arrested protesting U.S. refusal to prosecute big banks
HUFFINGTON POST — Owners of foreclosed homes were arrested Monday during a protest outside Justice Department headquarters, where they demonstrated against prosecutors’ failure to take legal action against bankers.
Read more at The Huffington Post.
THE HILL - A new poll shows a rise in approval for the Tea Party movement, amid a growing scandal over the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups.
Read more at The Hill.
Former IRS head Douglas Shulman “saddened and dismayed” by scandal, regrets that it happened under his watch
Testifying before a Congressional committee for the first time since the scandal broke, former Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman said that he was “saddened and dismayed” to read the Inspector General’s report on the agency’s improper targeting of conservative groups and “regrets that it happened under his watch.”
D.C. Council’s Uber decision illustrates how Democrats’ special interest politics pose problems for Millennials
How is Uber’s presumably Millennial-driven customer base reacting to D.C. Council’s decision to snuff out this technological innovation? Well, let’s just say ‘not well.’
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus argued that Republicans will only be successful in future elections if they work year round to make the GOP more inclusive to Americans from all walks of life – whether they’re young or old, on welfare, from a minority or even bearded and tattooed.
Looks like Americans have another reason to dislike hipsters!
THE NEW YORK TIMES - Emergency crews and volunteers continued to work through the early morning hours Tuesday in a frantic search for survivors of a huge tornado that ripped through parts of Oklahoma City and its suburbs, killing at least 91 people, 20 of them children, and flattening whatever was in its path, including a hospital and at least two schools.
Read more at The New York Times.
Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert thinks that President Barack Obama and his administration are involved in so many scandals today that he’s come up with a new gadget to help him decide which one he wants to poke fun each night on his show.
While he is admittedly unable to “be objective” about the scandals plaguing his former opponent’s administration in recent weeks, former presidential candidate and Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney believes that a special counsel should be brought in to investigate why the Internal Revenue Service was improperly targeting and applying extra scrutiny to the filings made by conservative organizations.
Read more at The Rolling Stone.
For the second week in a row, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was pummeled during his daily press briefing Monday by White House reporters for the IRS’ admission that it improperly targeted conservative organizations.
Occupy Roanoke, a subsect of the international movement that blamed America’s problems on the wealthiest one percent of Americans and called for action from the other 99 percent, is doing campaign work for multimillionaire Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic nominee for governor in Virginia.
Majority of Americans believe Congressional Republicans reacting appropriately to IRS, Benghazi scandals
It looks like the American people think that Congressional Republicans were right to be suspicious about the circumstances surrounding Benghazi or the Internal Revenue Service controversies.
Just because you’ve walked across the stage at graduation and received your diploma doesn’t necessarily mean you’re ready to enter the real world.
Several pro-gun rights organizations in Colorado, as well as 54 of the state’s 62 elected sheriffs, have filed a lawsuit in federal court against the state to challenge the legality of its new gun control laws.
WALL STREET JOURNAL — North Korea on Sunday fired a short-range missile into the sea off the eastern coast of the Korean peninsula following three similar launches Saturday, again stirring tensions that had appeared to ease after recent threats directed at South Korea and the U.S.
Read more at The Wall Street Journal.