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Junior Pleads Guilty, Lance Refuses

Thursday, February 21, 2013

National: Former Democratic Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. pleaded guilty yesterday to a conspiracy charge for bilking his own campaign fund of $750,000. Shortly after, Jackson’s wife Sandi pleaded guilty to filing a false income tax return.  “For years, I lived …

Sequester Coming, Apple Hacked

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

National: The political poison pill known as the “Sequester” that forces  $1.2 trillion in automatic federal budget cuts is just nine days away with the White House and Congressional Republicans making no apparent progress in reaching a budget and deficit …

Chinese Hacker Unit, Brussels Diamond Heist

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

National: A wave of computer hacking attacks can be traced back to a Chinese military cyber unit in Shanghai, according to a report to be released today by an American computer security company, the NY Times says. The attacks have …

Monday, February 18, 2013

National: An estimated 35,000 people attended a rally in Washington yesterday to draw attention to global warming and ask President Obama not to approve the Keystone Pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. About 1,000 demonstrators marched to City …

Rubio Says “DOA”, Facebook Hacked

Sunday, February 17, 2013

National: Florida Sen. Marco Rubio pronounced the President’s immigration plan “dead on arrival”, although the President’s immigration plan has not been officially revealed. One report, based on a leak, says the plan would give illegal immigrants an eight-year path to …

Rubio Says “DOA”, Facebook Hacked

Saturday, February 16, 2013

National: Florida Sen. Marco Rubio pronounced the President’s immigration plan “dead on arrival”, although the President’s immigration plan has yet been revealed. One report says the plan would give illegal immigrants an eight-year path to citizenship.    Facebook announced that …

Meteorite Hits Siberia, Hegel Filibustered

Friday, February 15, 2013

Meteorite Hits: What appears to be a meteorite has hit western Siberia, injuring more than 700 people, most by breaking glass. At least several witnesses captured the event on video, which included a loud “boom” as the burning object struck. …

Pistorius Charged, Buffett Buys Ketchup

Thursday, February 14, 2013

 Breaking: Oscar Pistorius, the South African sprinter born without fibulas and made history running in the Olympics on artificial legs, has been charged with the murder of his model girlfriend at home. Thirty-year-old Reeva Steenkamp died of gunshot wounds. Sometimes …

Dorner Dead in Cabin, Obama Cheered on Guns

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

National: Fugitive former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner is believed to have died in a mountain cabin that later burned to the ground. A body has been found. One sheriff’s deputy was killed as police got into a wild …

Benedict Abdicates, Big Digout

Monday, February 11, 2013

Pope Resigns: Citing poor health, 85-year-old Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation effective Feb. 28th. “I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine …