Articles by: Justin Acuff

Cops Sued After Attacking Girl Buying Water Pay $212,000 Settlement

Cops Sued After Attacking Girl Buying Water Pay $212,000 Settlement

Plainclothes police mistook a case of water for beer and accosted three young women, who fled in fear. Now, they’re settling a lawsuit.

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Fact Checker Says They’ve ‘Lost Track’ Of How Many Times They’ve Debunked Climate Change Deniers

Fact Checker Says They’ve ‘Lost Track’ Of How Many Times They’ve Debunked Climate Change Deniers

Is climate change a hoax? No. Is it even a “debate,” like the media usually portrays it? Once again, no.

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This Experiment Shows The Shocking Way We View Homelessness (VIDEO)

This Experiment Shows The Shocking Way We View Homelessness (VIDEO)

In what is the most heartwarming part of the video, around 2:12, a homeless man gets visibly frustrated when he can’t find a quarter to give.

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Ignorant Texans Hilariously Say They’ll Never Vote For A Heterosexual President (VIDEO)

Ignorant Texans Hilariously Say They’ll Never Vote For A Heterosexual President (VIDEO)

Do you find it surprising that this many people apparently had no idea what “heterosexual” means?

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Officials In Alabama Say Coal Is From God, Hold Prayer To Stop EPA Rules (VIDEO)

Officials In Alabama Say Coal Is From God, Hold Prayer To Stop EPA Rules (VIDEO)

The proposal they are against, which was announced by the EPA in June, would require emissions from coal-fired plants to be lowered by 27 percent.

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The Counter Protest Of Proselytizing Evangelicals That You Don’t Want To Miss (IMAGES)

The Counter Protest Of Proselytizing Evangelicals That You Don’t Want To Miss (IMAGES)

Evangelicals trying to preach to Comic Con attendees spawned a hilarious counter-protest.

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Smith & Wesson To Pay Over $2 Million To SEC For Bribing Governments

Smith & Wesson To Pay Over $2 Million To SEC For Bribing Governments

According to the SEC, while trying to lock down deals with certain governments, Smith & Wesson bribed or attempted to bribe foreign officials through personal gifts of cash and weapons.

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Congressman Slips Up, Admits To Congressional Bribes; Watchdog Asks DOJ To Investigate

Congressman Slips Up, Admits To Congressional Bribes; Watchdog Asks DOJ To Investigate

Rep. McAllister (R-LA) has refused to give the name of the congressman in question, essentially saying it’s their business, not his. Most would argue congressional bribery is the entire nation’s business.

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Michelle Obama Pushes Democrats In Her First Major Effort For 2014 Elections (VIDEO)

Michelle Obama Pushes Democrats In Her First Major Effort For 2014 Elections (VIDEO)

“It’s simple. You deserve a Congress that will work for you and your family.” — First Lady Michelle Obama

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Congressman Suggests Having Pool Installed To Aid GOP’s Issa With Witch Hunts

Congressman Suggests Having Pool Installed To Aid GOP’s Issa With Witch Hunts

“We are picking winners and losers, when it is clearly obvious that witches can only be found by dunking them in water. If they float they’re a witch. If they don’t, installing a pool will allow us to retrieve the non-witch before he or she drowns.”

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Parents Who Locked Son In Car Trunk To Cure Fear Of Dark Given Probation, Custody

Apparently, during three separate trips to a nearby amusement park, the five-year-old was coaxed into the trunk with candy before being locked inside to face their fear of the dark.

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Wikipedia Edit From Congress Says Rumsfeld Is Alien Lizard That “Eats Mexican Babies”

Wikipedia Edit From Congress Says Rumsfeld Is Alien Lizard That “Eats Mexican Babies”

Rumsfeld may not be a lizard person, but he’s certainly a war criminal.

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Israel Calls Brazil “Diplomatic Dwarf” And Childishly Brings Up World Cup — Guess Why?

Israel Calls Brazil “Diplomatic Dwarf” And Childishly Brings Up World Cup — Guess Why?

Israel’s response has been strangely childish — they denounced Brazil as an economic power but “diplomatic dwarf” and even referenced the 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals of the World Cup.

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Billionaire Investor Says If Companies Move Offshore, He’s Selling Their Stock

Billionaire Investor Says If Companies Move Offshore, He’s Selling Their Stock

It’d be nice if every single investor in the United States did this.

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The ‘If Men Were Women’ Parody Every American Should See (VIDEO)

The ‘If Men Were Women’ Parody Every American Should See (VIDEO)

“You’re funny! It’s hard to find a dude that’s funny.” This video flips the sexist script in a hilarious — but pointed — way.

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Suicide Victim Dead For Weeks Mistaken For Mannequin And Thrown Away

Suicide Victim Dead For Weeks Mistaken For Mannequin And Thrown Away

A suicide victim that had been dead for several weeks was mistaken for a mannequin and taken to the dump by two men hired to clean out the home.

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Loaded Gun Found In Diaper Bag Left At Daycare Leads To Arrest

Loaded Gun Found In Diaper Bag Left At Daycare Leads To Arrest

Should we, as a society, hold “responsible gun owners” that irresponsibly have their weapons stolen from them partially responsible for crimes committed with those weapons?

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Man Arrested For Shoplifting Plays Harmless Prank On Cops, Gets Hit With Two Felonies

Think twice before using a jailhouse phone call to play a prank on the cops.

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FedEx Indicted On Federal Drug Trafficking And Conspiracy Charges

FedEx Indicted On Federal Drug Trafficking And Conspiracy Charges

A grand jury has indicted FedEx on federal charges of conspiracy to traffic in controlled substances.

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Israel Claims Hamas Violated Cease Fire, Moves Ground Forces Into Gaza

A five-hour ceasefire during the night was broken by rocket fire, and Israel is striking back, moving ground troops into the area in a major offensive.

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