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LA Gas Prices Spike

If newly-enacted state taxes haven’t given Californians enough reason to avoid driving, a spike in gas prices – 23 cents in one week – has all but the state’s wealthiest residents limiting their trips. California’s highest-in-the-nation gas prices are even higher this week reportedly due to scheduled refinery maintenance.

The Tragic Death of an American Hero

The tragic murder of American war hero and ex-Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle and his companion Chris Littlefield at the hands of 25 year old ex-marine, Eddie Ray Routh, who may have been suffering from PTSD, is devastatingly sad. But this sad story is not ideologic in nature, and it shouldn’t be exploited as a political chess-piece. [...]

Date Set for Uncle Obama’s Deportation Hearing

After his drunken driving arrest in 2011, the world was introduced to President Obama’s beleaguered, 68-year old uncle, Onyango Obama, who has lived in the United States illegally since his teens. His official deportation hearing date was announced yesterday, and Mr. Obama’s lawyer, Scott Bratton, has high hopes his client will be allowed to remain [...]

Man Found Dead in Beer Cave

Moments after stepping into one of those ubiquitous gas station “Beer Caves”, a Louisiana man was caught on camera clutching his chest and subsequently collapsing. The footage wasn't found until after his thirty-two degree corpse was discovered at 7:00 AM the following morning, more than 8 hours after he went down. The convenience store's operating [...]

What was in Soledad O’Brien’s Notes Tonight? Ask her.

Wonder what she was reading tonight…   You can ask her: “.@Soledad_OBrien can you share with us, your audience, what print-outs you had on Friday’s show? Curious. h/t @viralread” Journalists don’t usually mind citing their material. I’m sure she won’t respond though. Also, we still want to know, “.@Soledad_OBrien WHO sent you the EMAIL with [...]

Aaron Walker Swatted

Aaron Walker, known as one of the front-line bloggers fighting to bring light to the sordid activities of convicted domestic terrorist Brett Kimberlin became the latest victim of a Swatting attack last night. As Walker writes on his blog, police were called to his home with guns drawn: I was writing when there was a [...]

Obama Recess Appointment’s Union Past Under Scrutiny

Barack Obama’s history of recess appointments is widely agreed to be less than stellar. Now, FOX News is raising questions about another recess appointment, that of former International Union of Operating Engineers lawyer Richard Griffin to the National Labor Relations Board. The FOX story alleges that more than 60 Union members have been arrested and jailed in [...]