Meet Armstrong Williams — the shady grifter who’s running Ben Carson’s bizarro campaign

Meet Armstrong Williams — the shady grifter who’s running Ben Carson’s bizarro campaign

Tom Boggioni With each outrageous pronouncement followed by an even more confusing explanation, questions are being asked whether newly-minted GOP presidential front runner Ben Carson is sincerely running for president or using the primary process to market himself  and his books — thereby putting money in his pocket. In a GOP campaign season where wild

Mormon church reacts to marriage equality ruling by punishing children of same-sex couples

Mormon church reacts to marriage equality ruling by punishing children of same-sex couples

Travis Gettys Mormons will not baptize the children of same-sex couples — who are considered apostates by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The church released a major policy announcement Thursday that addresses the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that effectively legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. “A natural or adopted child of

Court rejects latest appeal from Kentucky clerk Kim Davis

Court rejects latest appeal from Kentucky clerk Kim Davis

International Business Times

An appeals court dismissed Kentucky clerk Kim Davis’s request Thursday to delay marriage license issuance to gay couples. Davis made headlines across U.S. earlier this year for refusing marriage licenses to same-sex couples citing religious beliefs. The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rejected Davis’ plea for a reprieve after her attorney argued that a district…

Martin O’Malley comes out swinging against Sanders and Clinton’s progressive bonafides

Martin O’Malley comes out swinging against Sanders and Clinton’s progressive bonafides

Arturo Garcia Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley attempted to cast himself on Friday as the only real Democrat running for the party’s presidential nomination during a forum hosted by MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, as O’Malley sniped at both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Maddow noted that President Barack Obama had announced earlier in the day that

Monsanto tells Mexican honey farmers: Don’t blame our soya seeds for your crop issues

Monsanto tells Mexican honey farmers: Don’t blame our soya seeds for your crop issues

Reuters Monsanto Co on Friday denied that plantings of its genetically modified soybeans have impacted bees, led to deforestation or caused damage to the honey production industry in two Mexican states. Mexico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked a move to allow the planting of genetically modified soya seeds in the southern Mexican states of Campeche

New ad accuses Repub David Vitter of skipping vote honoring veterans for ‘prostitute’s call’

New ad accuses Repub David Vitter of skipping vote honoring veterans for ‘prostitute’s call’

Arturo Garcia Louisiana Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards’ latest campaign ad attacks incumbent Sen. David Vitter over his connection to the “D.C. Madam” controversy, NPR reported. “The choice for governor couldn’t be more clear,” the ad states. “John Bel Edwards, who answered his country’s call and served as a ranger in the 82nd Airborne

Egypt using infrared scans to see if Queen Nefertiti is buried near King Tut

Egypt using infrared scans to see if Queen Nefertiti is buried near King Tut

Agence France-Presse Infra-red scanning of King Tutankhamun’s tomb could support a British archeologist’s theory that Queen Nefertiti — or another ancient Egyptian royal — is also buried there, Egypt’s antiquities minister said Thursday. Archaeologists have never discovered the mummy of the legendary beauty, but renowned British archaeologist Nicholas Reeves said in a recent study that