Pastafarian wins the religious right to wear spaghetti colander in MA state ID picture

Pastafarian wins the religious right to wear spaghetti colander in MA state ID picture

Bethania Palma Markus A member of the atheist spoof religion Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has won the right to wear a spaghetti colander on her head in her driver’s license photo, according to the American Humanist Association. Lindsay Miller is a “pastafarian,” which is how members of the group identify themselves. But the Massachusetts

Ben Carson stands by shady business associate and ‘best friend’ who pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud

Ben Carson stands by shady business associate and ‘best friend’ who pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud

Tom McCarthy, The Guardian Ben Carson is continuing to stand by his business associate and “best friend” Alfonso Costa following revelations that Costa pleaded guilty in federal court in 2007 to healthcare fraud. Costa, a former dentist from Pittsburgh, is a self-employed real estate speculator with properties in Pennsylvania, New York City, Florida and elsewhere.

Utah judge reverses decision to remove baby from lesbian foster parents

Utah judge reverses decision to remove baby from lesbian foster parents

Newsweek

A Utah judge on Friday reversed his decision forcing two lesbian parents in Utah to give up their foster daughter, after facing widespread criticism. Court officials on Friday released an order signed by Judge Scott Johansen that will allow April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce to keep the 1-year-old. Heterosexual couples, Johansen ruled earlier this week, are…

Judd Apatow endorses Ben Carson in priceless parody: ‘I tried to hit my mom with a hammer’ too

Judd Apatow endorses Ben Carson in priceless parody: ‘I tried to hit my mom with a hammer’ too

Tom Boggioni In an ad promoting his appearance on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show, director Judd Apatow announced that he’s is thinking of supporting retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson because they have a shared history of violence against friends and family. The popular director of “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and “Trainwreck” admits to giving thought to voting for Carson