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Palin’s Drunken Brawl Detailed Out In Released Police Report

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The police report for the Palin Birthday Brawl last month has been released, showing how rude and obnoxious the Palin family truly are.

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Off-Duty Police Officer Kills Sandwich Wielding Teen In Saint Louis

Off-Duty Police Officer Kills Sandwich Wielding Teen In Saint Louis

The Ferguson area is rocked again as an off-duty police officer fatally shoots another teen, this time armed with a sandwich.

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Sikorsky Reveals New Scout Helicopter, And A New Paradigm For Military Contracts

Promotional picture of the S-97 Raider, from Sikorsky

In handling the development of a new scout helicopter, the Department of Defense’s new contract methods may show a way out of the military-industrial complex.

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Marriage Equality Is Here To Stay After Supreme Court Rejects Appeals

Marriage Equality Is Here To Stay After Supreme Court Rejects Appeals

The Supreme Court today dashed hopes of bigots nationwide when it let stand decisions in several states in favor of marriage equality.

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British Conservatives Push To Repeal Human Rights

British Conservatives Push To Repeal Human Rights

Conservatives celebrate as the Tories push to overturn human rights in Britain.

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Corrupt Police Department Disbanded In Florida

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Infamous speed trap Waldo, FL, had its entire police department disbanded after an investigation discovered a culture of corruption.

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Exxon-Mobil CEO Says Exporting All Of The US’s Oil Will Make Jobs – Where Precisely?

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Exxon-Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson has a bold jobs plan – fire everyone in petroleum refining and export our oil overseas to refine.

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Fixing The Environment May Be Free Finds New Report

Photo from Sandia National Laboratories.

Turns out that the cost benefit of stopping climate change will match, or beat, the cost of actually saving our environment.

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Ferguson Grand Jury Tampering Investigation Begins After Twitter Leak

Ferguson Grand Jury Tampering Investigation Begins After Twitter Leak

The Grand Jury investigating the Michael Brown killing in Ferguson, MO, may have leaked that the prosecution is not doing their job.

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Koch Brothers Freak Out After Rolling Stone Tells The Truth About Them (IMAGE)

Image adapted from the International Forum on Globalization’s Kochtopus: Mapping the Influence of Koch Cash.

After having their ugly history aired by Rolling Stone, Koch Industries went on the attack, trying to blame the reporter for daring to tell the truth.

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John Oliver Asks – Ayn Rand, How Is She Still A Thing? (VIDEO)

John Oliver Asks – Ayn Rand, How Is She Still A Thing? (VIDEO)

This Week Tonight last week featured a short piece covering the right-wing’s favorite writer, Ayn Rand — and boy will it tick the GOP off.

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Echos Of Ferguson In Hong Kong As Protests Heat Up – ‘Hands Up Don’t Shoot’

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Protests in Hong Kong continue to grow despite police crackdowns, tear gas, and the use of pepper spray – with the echo of Ferguson appearing among the crowd.

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Libertarian Billionaire Plans Artificial Island Utopia – Like That’ll Ever Work

PD Photograph of the Principality of Sealand, the model for a new libertarian utopian nation.

Peter Thiel has a dream to build a Libertarian utopia on an artificial island – pity those never work out, any time they are tried.

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Oklahoma Man Beheads Coworker – Right-Wing Media Goes Into Hysterics

Mugshot of Alton Nolen

With the news of the tragic killing in Oklahoma, the right-wing media attempts to proclaim a man sporting Jesus tattoos as a radical Muslim.

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Released – Video Shows Police Officers Shooting Man With A Toy Gun In Walmart (VIDEO)

Released – Video Shows Police Officers Shooting Man With A Toy Gun In Walmart (VIDEO)

Video evidence has been released in the shooting death of John Crawford, clearly showing that the officers executed the man for holding a toy.

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Grand Jury Decides Officers In Ohio Walmart Slaying Will Not Be Charged

Grand Jury Decides Officers In Ohio Walmart Slaying Will Not Be Charged

The Grand Jury simply did not bother to review the evidence, and declared its decision today. Jury tampering, or a prosecution which did not wish to charge cops?

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Trial Of Accused Terrorist Results In Not Guilty Plea After Torture Evidence Banned

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Abu Qatada proclaimed his innocence of the charges set before him, and a Jordanian court has agreed with him.

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Vatican Arrests Archbishop As Catholic Church Cracks Down On Pedophiles

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With the Vatican’s arrest of former Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski on child prostitution charges, it is clear that the Pope is out to clean house.

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Could Iran Be Offering The US A Hand Of Friendship?

Could Iran Be Offering The US A Hand Of Friendship?

Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, sat down with NPR to discuss US-Iranian relations – could we restore the friendship between the two nations?

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NASA Selects Commercial Crew Transports To International Space Station (VIDEOS)

NASA Selects Commercial Crew Transports To International Space Station (VIDEOS)

NASA today selected the vehicles which will handle crew rotation for the International Space Station starting in 2017 – the CST-100 and Dragon V2.

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