Hundreds of Spring Valley students walk out of class to support ‘Officer Slam’ — who attacked classmate

Hundreds of Spring Valley students walk out of class to support ‘Officer Slam’ — who attacked classmate

Travis Gettys Hundreds of students walked out of class Friday morning to support a school resource officer who was fired for slamming a classmate to the floor when she didn’t immediately put away her cell phone. Deputy Ben Fields was fired Wednesday by the Richland County, South Carolina, sheriff for violating department policy by picking

Twitter hilariously mocks RNC ‘babies’ for talking tough about Putin — but fleeing NBC debates

Twitter hilariously mocks RNC ‘babies’ for talking tough about Putin — but fleeing NBC debates

Bethania Palma Markus On Friday, the head of the Republican National Convention notified NBC that the party will be “suspending” its February primary debate in Houston because of so-called “gotcha” questions asked by CNBC moderators on Wednesday. “While debates are meant to include tough questions and contrast candidates’ visions and policies for the future of

GOP official admits to faking threats — and an innocent man may have spent 18 years in prison for it

GOP official admits to faking threats — and an innocent man may have spent 18 years in prison for it

Tom Boggioni A former Republican candidate for Congress has admitted to a judge that she was the author of threatening letters she sent to herself during her campaign in 2013 and 2014, reports Sacramento news outlet Fox40. Former Stanislaus County clerk recorder Karen Mathews Davis, who claimed she stood up to terrorists in the 1990s, admitted to

Republicans to rally for ‘liberty’ with pastor who defends death penalty for gays

Republicans to rally for ‘liberty’ with pastor who defends death penalty for gays

Brian Tashman, Right Wing Watch Republican presidential candidates seem to be competing over who will denounce the (nonexistent) persecution of Christians in America the loudest, with Mike Huckabee decrying the supposed “criminalization of Christianity” and Ted Cruz lambasting the “atheist Taliban” and the gay “jihad” against “people of faith.” Religious freedom, according to today’s GOP,

Man arrested in St. Louis area church fires

Man arrested in St. Louis area church fires

Reuters A 35-year-old man was arrested in connection with a string of suspected arson fires at St. Louis-area churches, police said on Friday. Federal and local authorities are investigating seven fires set at doors of churches with primarily black congregations in the area since Oct. 8. St. Louis Metropolitan police said the man they had

One killed in partial building collapse in New York

One killed in partial building collapse in New York

Reuters A building undergoing demolition work in New York partially collapsed on Friday, killing one person and trapping another in the rubble, authorities said. Approximately 65 firefighters responded to the collapse, which occurred about 10:30 a.m. in the rear of a multistory building on West 38th Street in midtown Manhattan, a fire department spokesman said.

RNC Special Victims’ Unit: Here are 11 hilarious new shows NBC should air against the GOP debates

RNC Special Victims’ Unit: Here are 11 hilarious new shows NBC should air against the GOP debates

Raw Story The Republican National Committee on Friday announced it would suspend its February debate hosted by NBC, because as chair Reince Priebus wrote, the party was unhappy about so-called “gotcha” questions asked by CNBC moderators in Colorado on Wednesday. However, Priebuss promised a debate will still be held on the scheduled date — somehwere. The staff

‘Does he know what the definition of a debate is?’: CNN host rips Carson for whining about ‘gotcha’ questions

‘Does he know what the definition of a debate is?’: CNN host rips Carson for whining about ‘gotcha’ questions

Bethania Palma Markus While the GOP pulls out of an already-scheduled February debate hosted by NBC because of anger over so-called ‘gotcha’ questions during a Wednesday session with CNBC moderators, a CNN host wondered whether the candidates understand what the word “debate” means. “Debates are supposed to be established to help the people get to