Polititainment

Jon Stewart rips Democrats for race-bait

“Oh, for f---s sake.”

Jon Stewart skewers VA wait times

In case you forgot, the VA is still terrible.

Stewart hits Cruz on privacy
Sen. Ted Cruz’s Monday presidential announcement made Christmas come early for Jon Stewart and “The Daily Show.” Stewart was positively gleeful as he prepared to mock everything from the kiss between Cruz and his wife to the fact that Liberty University students were forced to attend the campaign speech. But the liberal host did make […]
Jay Leno: College kids are too PC

Whether it's how ethanol subsidies are terrible or how college kids need to get over themselves, Jay Leno has been on point lately.

Sanz: 'SNL' is full of 'conservative BS'
Former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Horatio Sanz hilariously complained about the show’s right-wing bias in a podcast interview Thursday. Sanz, who was on ‘SNL’ from 1998 to 2006, attacked the show while on sportswriter Bill Simmons’ Grantland podcast that was airing from the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. He said it was obvious by the way […]

2016

Rand Paul leads Hillary in key swing states

A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows that GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul currently leads likely Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in two of the nation's crucial swing states.

Why is Ted Cruz slaying Rand Paul on Facebook?

Rand Paul is already marketing himself as the millennial-friendly choice for 2016. But one thing is not boding well for him.

Rand Paul promises to end NSA spying 'on day one'

Rand Paul already has his first day in the White House all planned out. Step 1: end NSA spying.

Rand Paul, marijuana, and 2016

Will 2016 make marijuana history?

How marijuana could impact 2016

President Obama may not think weed should be a priority for young people, but could it become one in 2016?

Policy

New Mexico bans civil forfeiture

In New Mexico, cops will no longer be able to seize property merely on the suspicion of a crime.

Congressmen order DOJ to leave legal pot alone

Last year, Congress blocked the Justice Department from prosecuting marijuana use in states that have legalized it. But now DOJ does not want to comply.

Gun sales boom under Obama admin

The Obama administration’s thirst for gun control has not put much of a damper on gun sales—in fact, quite the reverse.

The DEA invented the NSA's surveillance program

You probably associate the surveillance state with the post-9/11 national security bulk-up. But it in fact, we have something quite different to thank for mass phone surveillance: the drug war.

'Can They See My D--k?' The NSA website you need

A lot of Americans might say they don’t care about government spying—but they definitely care about their d--- pics.

Finally! Big Macs you can wear
The Big Mac has always been the star of the McDonald’s lineup, and the sandwich with the secret sauce is finally getting its just rewards – its very own clothing line and lifestyle collection. The collection, introduced as the company struggles with declining global sales, includes everything from clothing to wallpaper to bed sheets, all […]
Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP’s goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law. Working into Friday’s pre-dawn hours, senators approved the blueprint by a near party-line 52-46 vote, endorsing a measure that closely […]
Bowe Bergdahl charged with desertion

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive for five years by the Taliban, was charged Wednesday by the U.S. military with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy and could get life in prison if convicted.

Border Patrol agents paid overtime to do CrossFit

You’re probably familiar with CrossFit—you know, that fitness thing that one Paleo friend of yours is always posting about (#WOD #PR #fitnessgoals, etc.)

Mo'ne Davis has amazing response to insult

Little League baseball star Mo'ne Davis has a skill level beyond her years. We already knew that part. But when she was provoked by an insult on that insult factory known as Twitter, she showed that her maturity level may be her most professional trait of all.

Education

NYU asks staff to cover students' $71,000 bill
Incoming New York University freshmen will pay nearly $71,000 for tuition and estimated expenses next year, and NYU is asking its staff to help foot the crippling bill. NYU has been criticized in recent years for giving faculty and executives unusually large bonuses, opening partner campuses in China and the United Arab Emirates, and giving […]
Johnson: Student loans are too easy to get
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) spoke candidly about how federal involvement in the student loan game has hurt students during a event in his home state, calling loans too easy to get and college “too fun” to only go to for four years. Johnson told constituents in Verona last Saturday that federal student aid has created […]
Students win right to 'Party in the U.S.A.'
Miley Cyrus would be proud of these freedom fighters. High school students in Massachusetts successfully fought their hypersensitive administration over a patriotic-themed school dance this week. Lexington High School administrators tried to cancel an “American Pride” dance, even though the student body overwhelmingly voted for that theme, because they feared it was not inclusive enough, […]
UGA Greek councils ban hoop skirts
Talk about an extreme reaction. One week after the University of Oklahoma expelled two Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity members and shut down the university’s SAE chapter because of a racist video made by members, fraternity and sorority leaders at the University of Georgia had a meeting of their own to discuss any possible activities that might relate their […]
College benefits for veterans in Texas at risk?
Veterans in Texas might be facing cuts to their college benefits thanks to the skyrocketing cost of college. For decades, veterans went to public universities and colleges under the Hazlewood Exemption, which kicks in after federal benefits under the G.I. Bill are exhausted. But the price tag has increased sevenfold since 2009, when legislators in […]

Congress

Rand Paul courts young techies at SXSW

Rand Paul’s latest effort at distinguishing himself from the rest of the 2016 field: shunning New Hampshire for the younger, hipper crowd at the South by Southwest conference in Austin.

Gowdy: Hillary 'bears the burden' of proof
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C) has requested all of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails and has announced that he wants her to testify twice during Benghazi hearings in light of recent revelations that Clinton used only a personal email account to conduct official business while at State. The fiery Gowdy appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” […]
No-show Sens. to be arrested during gov shutdown
Show up to work or get arrested. That’s the message U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner (R) and Michael Bennet (D), both from Colorado, want to get across to their colleagues who even think about skipping town during a government shutdown. “If someone’s idea is to grind the government to a halt, then members of Congress ought […]
Paul: Can't trust Hillary 'to do the right thing'
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is calling for an independent investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s mystery emails. Paul appeared on ‘The Today Show” Wednesday to talk about why her “explanation” and excuses for the missing emails and home-based servers have eroded any trust he ever had in her and should eliminate any the […]
Peter King bashes Rand Paul and Ted Cruz

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) just can't get enough of bashing Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas).