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Obama Has ‘No Patience’ With Russia’s Anti-Gay Legislation

Obama Has ‘No Patience’ With Russia’s Anti-Gay Legislation

President Obama appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and stated that he has ‘no patience’ with Russia’s anti-gay law and is disappointed with Russia’s decision to not turn Snowden over to the US. More specifically, President Obama stated that he will have: “no patience for countries that try to treat gays and lesbians


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The FBI Allowed Informants To Commit Over 5,000 Crimes?!

Informants are often utilized to gain information and create a larger case against bigger fish, but is it worth letting them commit 5,658 crimes in a single year? The FBI gave its informants permission to break the law over 5,000 times in just a single year, according to newly disclosed documents. The staggering number reveals


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The DEA Is Covering Up Use Of NSA Programs!

According to Reuters, despite assuring that programs such as PRISM would be used only for terrorism it appears the Drug Enforcement Administration has been using the information to launch criminal investigations. The DEA’s secretive Special Operations Division has been using the data to prosecute US citizens for drug crimes, and even more upsetting is that


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Edward Snowden Gains Asylum In Russia!

A representative of the Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport has disclosed that Edward Snowden has left the airport he’s been living in for the past month. Snowden’s lawyer confirmed the whistleblower’s departure with the Associated Press, adding that his whereabouts will remain top secret. Snowden left the airport at around 7:30 am EST, roughly one hour before


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New Yorkers Get ALL THE SODA!

The court of appeals upheld striking down the New York soda ban! Mayor Bloomberg banned all soda above 16 ounces in New York, but a court ruled the law an overstep of power. Bloomberg’s ban was approved by the Board of Health, but only the State Legislature or the City Council can approve and enact


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TSA Misconduct Up 26% In The Past 3 Years?!

A recent report created by the Government Accountability Office detailed over 9,000 cases of misconduct within the TSA over a 3-year span. The number of cases in the past three years marks a 26% rise in misconduct within the agency created to protect airline passengers. The most serious violations? Sleeping on the job Letting friends


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Bradley Manning Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy

Bradley Manning was found not guilty of aiding the enemy, but found guilty of 19 of the 21 counts against him. Although Manning faces nearly a combined 100 years for the crimes he was convicted of, the fact that he was not convicted of aiding the enemy is an enormous win for whistleblowers around the


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Eliot Spitzer’s Ex-Madam Is Running Against Him?!

Kristin Davis, who allegedly provided Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer with her services, will be running against him to be New York’s comptroller. A comptroller, aka glorified accountant, would control and oversee the finances for the state once elected. Davis spent three months in prison for running a high class escort service. She stated:


Bradley Manning

Bradley Manning Verdict Will Be Given Tuesday!

Private First Class Bradley Manning could learn his fate as early as Tuesday afternoon according to a military judge. Manning is charged with aiding the enemy, which is punishable by life in prison without parole, for leaking over 700,000 government documents to WikiLeaks.com. Colonel Denise Lind stated that she expects to announce her verdict around


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Largest Fast Food Walkout Starts NOW!

Today, employees of major fast food chains including McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King and KFC have walked out in numerous cities across the country. Fast food workers in New York, Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee, St. Louis, Kansas City and Flint, Michigan have walked out, demanding the minimum wage be raised from $8.25 to $15 per hour. Due to


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House Fails To Bring Down NSA

The White House’s scramble seemed to have had an effect, the amendment to repeal the NSA’s widespread reach was narrowly defeated in a vote yesterday. The amendment would cut funding to the NSA should they enact surveillance measures on citizens who were not under investigation. The bill was voted on as part of the Department


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White House Trying To Defeat Defunding Bill

The White House released a statement opposing an amendment to a House bill that would shut down a significant part of the NSA’s surveillance activities. In the statement, White House spokesman Jay Carney accused Republican lawmakers of trying to “hastily dismantle one of our Intelligence Community’s counterterrorism tools” and said the “blunt approach is not


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Anthony Weiner AKA Carlos Danger Still Sexting?!

Anthony Weiner is wrapped up in yet another sexting scandal, with another woman claiming she exchanged heated photos and messages with the former congressman. Former Congressman and mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner is in hot water again for sexting yet another woman, and this one’s claiming he did so AFTER Weiner spent some time in therapy


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