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Broadcast blowhard Keith Olbermann’s countdown has finally come to an end

January 22, 2011

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Broadcast blowhard Keith Olbermann’s countdown has finally come to an end. The liberal lip of MSNBC was unceremoniously dumped by the peacock network last night in a major shakeup that set tongues wagging across the broadcast world. Olbermann, in the middle of a four-year $30 million contract reportedly set to last until 2012, announced that […]

Florida Professor Arrested for Having a ‘Suspicious’ Bagel on Plane…

January 6, 2011

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A Florida professor was arrested and removed from a plane Monday after his fellow passengers alerted crew members they thought he had a suspicious package in the overhead compartment. That “suspicious package” turned out to be keys, a bagel with cream cheese and a hat. Ognjen Milatovic, 35, was flying from Boston to Washington D.C. […]

GALLUP: Broader underemployment worsened to 19% in December — up sharply from 17.2% at end of Nov…

January 6, 2011

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Broader underemployment worsened to 19% in December — up sharply from 17.2% at end of Nov… Whatever the government reports about unemployment on Friday, Gallup’s U.S. underemployment data for the end of 2010 show that nearly one in five Americans continue to be unemployed or employed part-time looking for full-time work. In turn, this underscores […]

UFC Fighter Jacob Volkmann Calls Out President Barack Obama, Gets A Visit From the Secret Service

January 6, 2011

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UFC lightweight Jacob Volkmann, following his UFC 125 win over Antonio McKee, declared that he wanted to fight President Barack Obama for his next fight.His words got him a visit from the Secret Service on Tuesday. via UFC Fighter Jacob Volkmann Calls Out President Barack Obama, Gets A Visit From the Secret Service – UFC […]

TSA Thugs: Texas Woman arrested after refusing enhanced pat down

December 26, 2010

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Claire Hirschkind, 56, who says she is a rape victim and who has a pacemaker-type device implanted in her chest, says her constitutional rights were violated. She says she never broke any laws. But the Transportation Security Administration disagrees. Hirschkind was hoping to spend Christmas with friends in California, but she never made it past […]

Feds Force Okla. Bank To Remove Crosses, Bible Verse

December 17, 2010

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Federal Reserve examiners come every four years to make sure banks are complying with a long list of regulations. The examiners came to Perkins last week. And the team from Kansas City deemed a Bible verse of the day, crosses on the teller’s counter and buttons that say “Merry Christmas, God With Us.” were inappropriate. […]

ACLU Warns Schools to Say Holiday Parties vs Christmas

December 9, 2010

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School superintendents across the state were reminded by the ACLU this week that holiday celebrations focusing primarily on one religious holiday amount to an unconstitutional endorsement of  religion. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) letter, addressed to 137 public shool leaders across the state, stated that it was responding to a number of complaints from families […]