Ben Carson thinks many Americans are stupid

Ben Carson thinks many Americans are stupid

International Business Times

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, whose poll numbers have taken off thanks to enthusiastic populist support, seems to hold a more skeptical view of voters than he usually displays on the campaign trail. In a speech from last year, Carson said in reference to the American people, “Many of them are stupid,” Mother Jones reported Tuesday.…

Colorado man goes on murderous rampage after 911 dispatcher lectures panicked caller on open carry law

Colorado man goes on murderous rampage after 911 dispatcher lectures panicked caller on open carry law

Travis Gettys A neighbor might have helped stop a Colorado man from killing three people as he roamed around with a military-style rifle, but the state’s open carry law apparently prevented police from following up on her concerned report. Naomi Bettis called 911 Saturday after spotting her neighbor, who she recognized but did not know

Anti-gay bigots brutally attack elderly Democratic official in LGBT-friendly California city

Anti-gay bigots brutally attack elderly Democratic official in LGBT-friendly California city

Bethania Palma Markus An LGBT rights activist and his husband were violently assaulted and hospitalized on Sunday in what authorities are calling a hate crime. George Zander, a 71-year-old activist with Desert Stonewall Democrats had his hip broken and is undergoing surgery while his spouse, Chris, suffered a concussion and needed sutures in his scalp

Georgia GOP consultant forced boys to perform sex acts in church ‘more than a hundred times’: lawsuit

Georgia GOP consultant forced boys to perform sex acts in church ‘more than a hundred times’: lawsuit

David Edwards A Republican political consultant from Georgia was sued this week for allegedly forcing boys to perform sex acts and videotaping it. WSAV reported that attorneys for Matt Stanley filed a lawsuit against Jim Collins for abuse that occurred between from 1996 and 2002 while attending First Baptist Church Vidalia, where Collins was a

Family questions faith after lamb sacrifice backfires — and cousin is hurled against freeway sign

Family questions faith after lamb sacrifice backfires — and cousin is hurled against freeway sign

Travis Gettys An Armenian-American family performed a lamb sacrifice for an ailing relative — but they’re questioning their faith after he was killed five days later in a spectacular rollover crash. Relatives performed a matagh, or ritual offering, on Oct. 25 for 20-year-old Richard Pananian, who had been battling serious health issues but had overcome

Archaeological mystery solved? Ancient Greek citadel known as the Acra uncovered in Jerusalem

Archaeological mystery solved? Ancient Greek citadel known as the Acra uncovered in Jerusalem

Agence France-Presse Israel’s antiquities body claimed Tuesday to have solved “one of Jerusalem’s greatest archaeological mysteries” by unearthing an ancient Greek citadel — the Acra — buried under a car park. Archaeologists have puzzled for more than a century over the exact location of the Acra, built by Seleucid Emperor Antiochus IV Epiphanes (215-164 BC)