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First lady Michelle Obama was booed Sunday at the NASCAR season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway where she and the second lady, Dr. Jill Biden, served as grand marshals of the event. From the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel: Maybe they were just upset about having to wait in long lines to pass through metal detectors before entering [...]
Newt Gingrich, who is riding a wave of conservative support following the surprise resurrection of his presidential campaign, has a few choice words for Occupy Wall Street protesters: “Go get a job right after you take a bath.” Oh yeah, and stop using those public restrooms.
A woman was arrested by Florida police for using a mixture of superglue, cement, mineral oil and other chemicals in illegal, butt-enhancing cosmetic procedures, according to reports by NBC Miami and the Miami Herald. Oneal Ron Morris, a 30 year-old transgendered woman, faces charges of practicing medicine without a license for injecting a woman who [...]
As the University of Oregon has become the fourth ranked college football team in the nation, fans of the Ducks have shown their support by holding up their hands in the shape of the letter “O.” They may want to start thinking of a different hand shape to show that support. When someone who understands [...]
A high school government teacher has been suspended for showing clips of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in his class, according to Jezebel.
According to recent polls, Congress is on track to record the lowest annual approval rating in Gallup polling history. The most recent Gallup monthly poll shows Congress having an approval rating of just 13 percent. Last month, however, a New York Times/CBS poll showed Congress’ approval rating dipping into the single digits–bottoming out at a [...]
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson says he has a competitive advantage over the league. That advantage? He’s white. Nelson told the Green Bay Press Gazette this week that he thinks being white has helped him rank among the league’s leaders in receiving yards (Oh, and the quarterback throwing to him isn’t bad either.) [...]