‘Welcome to the big leagues’: CNN guest mocks Ben Carson for whining about reporters asking questions

‘Welcome to the big leagues’: CNN guest mocks Ben Carson for whining about reporters asking questions

Tom Boggioni On  CNN’s New Day,  Jackie Kucinich of the Daily Beast called GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson “crazy” for asserting that he is under more scrutiny that his opponents, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to Media Matters. Asked by host Alisyn Camerota, “What about that Jackie? Is he being vetted more

Federal judge rules that NSA’s data gathering ‘likely violates the Constitution’

Federal judge rules that NSA’s data gathering ‘likely violates the Constitution’

Sam Thielman, The Guardian Edward Snowden hails ‘victory’ after federal judge rules agency must stop collecting defendants’ information in a program that is ‘likely unlawful’ A federal judge ruled against the National Security Agency on Monday, saying that its bulk collection of telephone metadata “likely violates the Constitution”. In a case brought by activist Larry

New evidence emerges of vote counting subterfuge in Ohio pot ballot initiative

New evidence emerges of vote counting subterfuge in Ohio pot ballot initiative

Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet More evidence is emerging calling into question the officially reported results of Tuesday’s marijuana legalization vote in Ohio, where Issue 3 was defeated by a two-to-one margin. On Friday, the Columbus Free Press published a series of screenshots of live televised election returns from Dayton’s WHIO-TV provided by Ohio’s Secretary of State.

Cuban comrades say Ted Cruz’s dad wasn’t a rebel blowing up buildings for Jesus — as he has claimed

Cuban comrades say Ted Cruz’s dad wasn’t a rebel blowing up buildings for Jesus — as he has claimed

Arturo Garcia Cuban student leaders fighting dictator Fulgencio Batista’s regime have questioned Rafael Cruz’s account of his activities before leaving the country, the New York Times reported. While Cruz — whose son Ted is running for the Republican presidential nomination — has described himself as a saboteur who threw Molotov cocktails against Batista’s administration, fellow

Conservatives having white hot emotional meltdown over resignation of University of Missouri’s president

Conservatives having white hot emotional meltdown over resignation of University of Missouri’s president

David Ferguson On Monday, University of Missouri president Tim Wolfe resigned over allegations that the administration had done little to address a string of racially-charged incidents on campus. Initially the reaction of faculty and staff at UM had been to ignore the demands by students and activists, but when the college’s football team went on

Martin O’Malley attacks Bernie Sanders over ‘flat-out wrong’ immigration comments from 2007

Martin O’Malley attacks Bernie Sanders over ‘flat-out wrong’ immigration comments from 2007

Latin Times

Martin O’Malley took off his gloves on Sunday, delivering a bare-knuckled critique of his Democratic presidential primary rivals on the issue of immigration reform. Speaking at a forum organized by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement and The Nation he charged his opponents with a fairweather “poll-tested” approach to immigrant’s rights. O’Malley slammed Hillary Clinton over reports…