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Chris Christie Denies Involvement in Bridge Gaff

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


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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


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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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Wikileaks Releases The TPP Documents!

The most controversial secret treaty to come out this year just became public with Wikileaks posting the full copy of documents for everyone to review. The Trans-Pacific Partnership proposals from this August, which were supposed to remain behind closed doors, are available on the secret-leaking site and have revealed a series of provisions that have


Alabama Wants to Castrate Sex Offenders

Alabama Representative Steve Hurst is looking to make child molesters literally pay for their crimes by proposing a bill that will castrate convicted sex offenders over the age of twenty-one whose victims were twelve or under, as well as be financed by them. Nine states: California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa Louisiana, Montana, Oregon, Texas and Wisconsin


Anthony Weiner Blames The Internet For His Loss

Gentlemen’s Quarterly reporter, Marshall Sella, just finished his time trailing Anthony Weiner’s mayoral campaign and returned with some interesting commentary from the nude-selfie loving candidate. Some of Weiner’s thoughts during the process of his campaign included: “I will say this. I have no desire to walk into a bar and pick up a woman. I


Obama Invited Republicans For Meeting, Nearly All Decline

President Obama has invited members of the House and Senate from both parties to meet at the White House this week to encourage congress to end the government shutdown. However, only a small group of Republicans will be attending versus the full House Democratic caucus. Boehner’s office said the GOP leader would not send the


Shutdown To Stop Wounded Veteran’s Checks?!

Over 5 million veterans, many who were severely injured in combat will not be issued their compensation checks on Nov.1st as the government shutdown continues. Veteran’s Affairs Secretary Erik Shinseki told a congressional oversight committee about the dire situation, offering no indication whether or not the missed payments would be reimbursed after the shutdown ends.


The GOP Has The Lowest Rating Of Any Party Ever

The Republican party is pretty unpopular right now, but according to the latest Gallup poll, the GOP has the lowest rating it’s ever had in polling history. Gallup’s polling history is fairly short, going only back to 1992. However, this means that even in the past 21 years, the Republican Party has never been viewed


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