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Eric Holder Signals Support For Marijuana Reform Just As He's Heading Out The Door

Sep 25 2014 7:21pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Just as Attorney General Eric Holder prepares to step down from his post, he appears more open than ever to the argument for rescheduling marijuana as a less dangerous, more beneficial drug. "I think it's certainly a question we need to ask ourselves, whether or not marijuana is as serious of a drug as heroin," Holder said in an interview with Yahoo global news anchor Katie Couric, released on Thursday. "Especially given what we ...
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Khorasan 101: What You Need to Know

Sep 25 2014 12:52pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Khorasan is al-Qaeda, and al-Qaeda is Khorasan. To date, nothing has been established to suggest a distinguishing difference in ideology between the two separately named entities.  Instead, experts suggest that Khorasan should be viewed as an elite unit, largely consisting of members from al-Qaeda's "core" group, who are predominantly focused on plotting attacks against the West. The Sunni terror group has reportedly been embedded into the AQ-affiliated Jabhat al Nusra, an Isla ...
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War on Women: 'The View' Promotes Violence Against Sarah Palin

Sep 15 2014 7:33pm CDT | Source: Big Government

While the mainstream media has been doing wall-to-wall coverage of Ray Rice's domestic abuse video, loudmouth liberal Rosie Perez made her tone-deaf debut on The View on Monday by asking fellow new co-host Nicolle Wallace when she just wanted to "pop" former Alaska Governor Palin in 2008.  Wallace, who has serially bashed Palin on and off the record to cover up for Wallace's incompetence and deficiencies as a hack during the 2008 presiden ...
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Two men charged with terror acts in Britain
London , Oct 27 (IANS) A young man, a brother of a British Islamic State (IS) fighter, was charged by a British court Monday with preparing for acts of terrorism. | by IANS
Boko Haram's victims slam Nigeria for lack of protection
Nairobi, Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) Women and girls, abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group but who managed to escape, claim the Nigerian government failed to ensure their safety at school and did not provide them with medical attention on their return. | by IANS
11 security personnel killed in Iraq suicide bombing
Baghdad, Oct 27 (IANS) At least 11 security personnel were killed and some 25 others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack in Iraq's central Babil province, a provincial security source said Monday. | by IANS

Bush, Cheney, Palin Criticized 'The View's' New 'Conservative' Premier

Sep 15 2014 11:43am CDT | Source: Big Government

Monday during the season premier of "The View," the new co-hosts were introduced during "getting the 411" segments. The cast joining long-time panelist Whoopi Goldberg are Rosie O’Donnell, Rosie Perez, and Republican strategist Nicolle Wallace. Nicolle Wallace's introduction segment was filled with loud cackling laughter as Wallace told the story of Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shooting a hunting partner. But the ...
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Spanish La Liga standings
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