BUSTED: Ben Carson’s campaign forced to admit he made up West Point scholarship story

BUSTED: Ben Carson’s campaign forced to admit he made up West Point scholarship story

Travis Gettys It appears Ben Carson’s understanding of his own biography is about as trustworthy as his understanding of the pyramids. The Republican’s presidential campaign admitted that a central point in his inspirational life story was fabricated, reported Politico. UPDATE: Ben Carson campaign says Politico story on fake West Point scholarship is an ‘outright lie’

WATCH: Ted Cruz ducks CNN reporter’s question on speaking with pastor who wants to execute gays

WATCH: Ted Cruz ducks CNN reporter’s question on speaking with pastor who wants to execute gays

Travis Gettys Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) will speak this weekend, along with two other Republican presidential candidates, at a “religious liberties” conference organized by a pastor who wants the death penalty for gays. The senator appeared Friday morning on CNN, where host Jake Tapper questioned him on taxes and other campaign issues before asking Cruz

Bible-thumping AL education official goes bonkers over ‘homosexualist Muslim feminist’ Common Core

Bible-thumping AL education official goes bonkers over ‘homosexualist Muslim feminist’ Common Core

Bethania Palma Markus An Alabama School Board member is up in arms over the “homosexualist’ agenda of Common Core, the Southeast Sun reports. Betty Peters made her beliefs clear late last month to the audience of the Coffee County Republican Women about the standards that generally assure children across the country are receiving an equal

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