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Canadian Ad Retaliates Against Russian Anti-Gay Law

This ad made by The Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion is just begging for controversial Internet flame wars. The ad was made in response to a Russian law preventing the promotion of homosexuality to minors that passed last June. To some, it means banning any display of homosexuality whatsoever, and the LGBT community doesn’t


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U.S. Congressman Attacks Reporter On Camera!

NY1 reporter Mike Scotto called out a New York Representative Michael Grimm in an interview on the finance issues with his recent campaign, and in return was threatened by the Congressman. After Grimm said on camera he would “break (Scotto) in half”, the NY1 reporter claimed Grimm also threatened to throw him over the balcony.


State of the Union Address

State of the Union: What was Said!

President Obama made his State of the Union Address last night, here’s what you might have missed! Obama covered several topics in his address ranging from Global Warming to the Minimum Wage issue. His key points were: Climate change is real, and we’re going to work towards better energy solutions. Immigration reform was touched upon,


Chris Christie

Chris Christie Denies Involvement in Bridge Gaff

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has denied being involved in the access lane closing scandal on the George Washington Bridge which resulted in miles of traffic and at least one death. Christie cut ties with his top staffers after discovering they were responsible for a mean-spirited political payback scheme that shut down two of the


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State Department Spends Over Half Million on Facebook Likes?!

According to an Inspector General’s report, the U.S. State Department spent $630,000 to increase the number of likes on four of its pages on Facebook. The spending went towards advertising initiatives between 2011, and March 2013, which increased the number of fans from 100,000 to over 2 million. However, according to the Inspector General, State


UN

UN Says Online Privacy Is A Basic Human Right!

The Human Rights Committee of the United Nations has passed a right to privacy resolution that protects the right to privacy against illegal surveillance both off and online! The UN resolution was created by two countries, Germany and Brazil, with contributions from other nations around the world, as a result of the fallout from NSA


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Fake Interpreter Claims Mental Illness Caused Memorial Incident

The fake interpreter for Nelson Mandela’s funeral is claiming that he suffered from a schizophrenic episode while onstage, causing his erratic behavior. Thamsanqa Jantjie stated that his mental illness caused him to hallucinate onstage. He is unaware if it was the magnitude of the event or the surge of adrenaline he had when he was


Isolationism

Isolationism Has Hit A 50 Year High

A recent Pew poll as reveled that Americans are less interested in U.S. foreign engagement than ever before, and that may not necessarily be a good thing. The poll has been measuring public opinion since 1964, and found that 52% of Americans believe that  “the U.S. should mind its own business internationally and let other countries


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Syrian Interview Takes a Scary Turn

An interview with Syrian Children went from innocent conversation to a scramble for their lives; a harsh window into the events abroad. These kids were just chatting with a camera man about the hardships of war when suddenly, the war comes to them. A shell comes crashing down and everyone runs for cover. The craziest


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Obama Announces Fix For Botched Health Care Rollout

President Obama announced that the administration would allow health insurers to continue offering the plans cancelled under the Affordable Care Act to continue for one year. The President stated: “We fumbled the rollout on this health care law. I think it’s legitimate for (the American people) to expect me to have to win back some credibility


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