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5 Things Obama Has Whined About in His Sad, Sad Life as President

On Friday, President Obama spent a good chunk of his public speech in Minneapolis complaining about how tough it is to be President Obama. “They don’t do anything except block me!” he complained of the Republican House of Representatives, as though it were the job of Congress to rubber stamp the Great Monarch’s imperial dictates. “And, and, and call me names!”… ... Read More »

If You Are on the Right, 1st and 4th Amendments Don’t Apply

In August, 2012 uniformed county police officers showed up at Brandon Raub’s front door. They introduced Raub to several unidentified agents of the Secret Service and FBI who spoke with him concerning his anti-government Facebook posts. A few minutes later, according to the August, 2013 complaint, one of the federal agents telephoned a Chesterfield County licensed psychotherapist to discuss the situation. The therapist, without observing, meeting or evaluating Raub, recommended that he be taken into custody. Raub was subsequently handcuffed, arrested and medically cleared before being driven to a psych hospital over a hundred miles away from his home...

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Matthew McConaughey’s Oscar Acceptance Speech: ‘First Off, I Want To Thank God’ [video]

Dallas Buyers Club's Matthew McConaughey took home the statuette for best actor at the Oscars, and his acceptance speech was one for the books. Of course he mentioned his costars, but then he thanked the people responsible for getting him up in the morning: God, his family, and his hero, who happens to be himself in two years, er, three years? Essentially, futureMatthew McConaughey is Matthew McConaughey's hero. He also mentioned that his late father is probably "up there" in his underwear dancing. We're pretty happy he won, if not just because now we get to have this speech for the rest of time...

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Newt Gingrich to John Kerry: Resign

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrichused his Twitter account Tuesday to call on Secretary of State John Kerry to resign, citing the former senator’s recent comments on climate change.

In a series of tweets, Mr. Gingrich — a failed 2012 GOP presidential candidate — ridiculed Mr. Kerry for ranking climate change one of the top threats to the world during remarks in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday...

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Tension in Democratic Party after Obama speech

Tensions within the Democratic Party were on display in the living rooms of Massachusetts, where liberal activists watched President Barack Obama's State of the Union address with skepticism.

Like many in the party's far-left wing, those who enjoyed pizza and beer at a Boston-area watch party Tuesday night have been disappointed by the president's performance while facing a divided Congress. Some offered positive marks for his speech, but said that it did little to resurrect their once-passionate enthusiasm for the nation's top Democrat...

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