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

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

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

CNN host smacks down GOP debate whining: CNBC asked the same questions as Fox News

CNN host smacks down GOP debate whining: CNBC asked the same questions as Fox News

Bethania Palma Markus Republican candidates made it a point to bash moderators during Wednesday night’s GOP debate over what they called “gotcha” questions, but CNN guest Michael Smerconish pointed out the questions were not unlike those posed during the first debate in September by moderators from right-wing Fox News. During the debate on Wednesday, far-right candidate

‘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

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

Beverly Hills and three other Calif. cities fined for not enforcing water conservation

Beverly Hills and three other Calif. cities fined for not enforcing water conservation

Reuters Upscale Beverly Hills is among four California cities whose water utilities have been fined for not forcing residents to conserve enough water during California’s unrelenting four-year drought, officials said on Friday. The wealthy Los Angeles area municipality was fined $61,000 on Thursday, making it the only community not located in a desert to be

Virginia Repubs’ unconstitutional campaign ad: We are the party of ‘Christian heritage’

Virginia Repubs’ unconstitutional campaign ad: We are the party of ‘Christian heritage’

Arturo Garcia Republicans in Augusta County, Virginia flouted the separation of church and state after releasing an ad suggesting that only their candidates would defend “Christian heritage” if elected. “God is a foundation of our nation,” county party commitee chair Larry Roller told the Staunton News-Leader. “If you read the histories of our founding fathers,