Bernie Sanders: It’s 2015 — people shouldn’t be spewing ugly, xenophobic and racist things

Bernie Sanders: It’s 2015 — people shouldn’t be spewing ugly, xenophobic and racist things

International Business Times

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talked about his Jewish background in an interview NPR Friday — and he related the persecution of Jews to some of the prejudice Muslims in America face today. “Morning Edition” host Steve Inskeep asked Sanders about how he responded to a question at a town hall meeting about the rising tide…

Gun shop owner mutilated women and stored their genitals in his freezer: South African police

Gun shop owner mutilated women and stored their genitals in his freezer: South African police

Agence France-Presse A Danish national accused of mutilating several women and keeping their removed clitorises in his freezer is also suspected of involvement in the killing of his wife, South African police said Friday. Peter Frederiksen, a 63-year-old gun shop owner, was arrested in the central city of Bloemfontein in September after his wife Anna

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