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'Yes He Can' - ESPN Writer Pens Robert Griffin III Bio As Letter To President Barack Obama

Further blurring the line between sports and politics, ESPN The Magazine writer J.R. Moehringer has written an extensive and engaging profile of RG3 framed as a letter to President Barack Obama. Careful to note Griffin’s apolitical nature Moehringer should be able to avoid Rob Parker’s fate. An excerpt: Like you, Griffin started with an entrenched core of ardent believers, which grew and grew. In the past year, his popularity has exploded, […]

Joe Biden: 'Our Prayers Are With Those People in Boston'

Vice President Joe Biden was the first national political leader to react to the apparent terrorist bombing at the Boston Marathon today. Biden was on a conference call with gun control activists when the first reports of the bomb blasts in Boston came in. “Apparently there has been a bombing,” Biden said. “I don’t know any of the details of what caused it, who did it. I don’t think it […]

President Obama Issues $3.8-Trillion Spending Plan, Adds $580 Billion in Tax Increases and 'Buffet Rule'

President Obama’s published his new budget plan Wednesday, proposing higher taxes on upper-income households as well as changes to the Social Security and Medicare programs. Republicans in Congress immediately pronounced the plan “dead on arrival” on Capitol Hill, but there was also sharp criticism of the budget from many of the president’s own political allies. Obama’s plan would increase taxes by limiting deductions for the top 2 percent of family incomes, a measure the White House said would […]

Top 5 Unique GOP Valentines (PHOTO)

ViralRead obtained this from one of our readers. So, here are the top five GOP valentines you can send:   Personally, who wouldn’t want a romantic getaway? So what if it is with a semi-creepy Senator who likes the “new and young ones?” Maybe better suited for February 15th, it just shows how much you care! Even mythical figures can’t catch an exemption. What is the world coming to? Submitted […]

The 2013 State of the Union Address Live-Blog

Welcome to ViralRead’s live-blog of President Barack Obama’s 2013 State of the Union Address. The night is sure to be filled with lots of surprises so make sure to stay here at ViralRead to get the latest breaking stories of the evening. Oliver and Nathan will be leading us through the night’s highs, lows, and all the controversy that comes along with it. Coverage begins at 9 PM EST. ReactionLOL (0) […]

Alabama State Rep Leaves Democratic Party with a Bang

Imagine that you’re a state legislator. You’ve just opened your email… when you see a forwarded email containing this photo: via AL.com: On Jan. 23, [Democratic AL state representative Richard] Laird sent an email to a group of recipients that included House Speaker Mike Hubbard, R-Auburn, state Rep. Duwayne Bridges, R-Valley, and state Rep. Mike Ball, R-Madison. Also copied on the email was Mellie Parrish of Lineville, a member of […]