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National Rifle Association CEO Repeats Obama Handgun Ban Claim

Today, at the Conservative Political Action Committee Conference, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre criticized Barack Obama for supposedly having supported a handgun ban. Pierre, who had previously described the federal agents who killed children and pregnant women at Waco, Texas in the early ’90s “jackbooted thugs,” delivered an address to CPAC this morning . . .

In Rememberance of Leona Helmsley

Rest In Piece, Leona. We all loved you.

“We don’t pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes.”

Okay, so you’re a billionaire real estate tycoon, and your only child dies from a heart attack. What do you do? Well, ask yourself next time: what would Leona Helmsley have . . .

Media Matters Defecates Over GOP’s Biggest Weekly Talking Point

The good people at Media Matters exposed a major fabrication today regarding the American Recovery And Reinvestment Act that had been repeated ad nauseam from many outlets, including Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s response to Barack Obama’s State of the Nation address.

Indeed, the hypothetical wasteful rail line from Las Vegas to . . .

Media Matters Defecates All Over Week’s Biggest GOP Talking Points

Helpless Children Stabbed To Death With Pitchfork

From Paul Valone at The Baltimore Examiner:

The words of a grandmother whose grandchildren were murdered as the result of California’s mandatory gun storage law…

Yesterday, St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner Kurt Hofmann wrote a powerful piece entitled, “’Protecting’ children … from the . . .

Comet Lands Safely, Kills 1

WILMINGTON, NC — In a stunning and completely untragic turn of events today, Comet Lunin, approaching it’s closest distance from the Earth’s surface, has unexpectedly landed unharmed in a local suburban backyard. Authorities were quick to the scene but even quicker to leave upon learning of the comet’s . . .

“The Greatest of Wrong” by Geronimo

As yesterday Harlyn Geronimo’s requests for the Bush family to relinquish the bones of the famous medicine man became more public yesterday, I decided now was an appropriate time to republish some of his ancestor’s famous words.

Perhaps the greatest wrong ever done to the Indians was the treatment received by our tribe from the . . .

Why You Should Eat A Bowl of Crickets If Offered $40,000

By Katherine Felter and Tyler S. Bass, G.E.D.

It seems pretty obvious that, regardless of one’s social standing, it is reasonable to attempt to eat a bowl of live crickets if offered 40,000 USD. Crickets are nutritious; the social value of attempting to eat them for the first time is awe-inspiring in . . .