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Surgeon Thinks Giffords Will Recover

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News

Wash Post with the update… Tucson – The surgeon who operated on Arizona Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said he was “optimistic” she would recover from being shot in the head by a man with a semi-automatic weapon outside a grocery store. Reports are that 6 people have died, including a 9 year old girl. Tweet

January 8th, 2011 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Jared Lee Loughner’s YouTube Videos Reveal Possible Shooting Motives

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News, Guns and Ammo, Video

I think it’s pretty clear that the shooting of Dem Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords earlier today by Jared Lee Loughner was politically motivated. Watch the videos he made. The first deals with his twisted, nearly incomprehensible thoughts on currency and government control… The second reveals a lot more. Apparently he is (or was) a military recruit […]

January 8th, 2011 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Palin Stepping Down as Alaska’s Governor

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Breaking News, Palin

In a surprise move, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has announced she is resigning, effective July 26th. She claims that because she is not running for re-election, she doesn’t want to be a lame duck and subject herself to politics as usual. Odd excuse. Either some scandal is about to break or Palin has decided that […]

July 3rd, 2009 | Permalink| 12 Comments »

Tiller Murder Suspect Is Scott Roeder. Connected With Operation Rescue.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News, Terrorism

His name is Scott Roeder and it looks like he’s involved with Operation Rescue in some way. Obviously that doesn’t mean they’re to blame, but if you convince your followers that somebody is a mass murderer and is doing it legally…you think something bad might happen? Here’s the comment he left at Operation Rescue’s site, […]

May 31st, 2009 | Permalink| 121 Comments »

Suspect In George Tiller Case In Custody

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News

From the description of the car in the earlier post, it’s not surprising that a suspect has been rounded up so quickly. From A suspect in the fatal shooting today of Wichita abortion provider George Tiller is in custody in Johnson County. […] Police said had been looking for a white male who was […]

May 31st, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Controversial Kansas Abortion Doctor George Tiller Murdered

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News

Not only that, he was killed at his church. From KMBC: In a news conference on Sunday afternoon, Capt. Brent Allred said they were looking for a blue Ford Taurus with a K-State vanity plate, license number 225 BAB. He said the car was registered to an owner in Merriam. Police described the shooter as […]

May 31st, 2009 | Permalink| 13 Comments »

CIA Director – Leon Panetta

By Brad Porter | Related entries in Breaking News, Civil Liberties, News, Obama Appointments, Torture

In one of the more, forgive me, torturous staffing processes, it looks like Barack Obama has finally settled on the last major appointment he had left to make, that of CIA director. Given that the Bush administration has done so much long-term, institutional damage to our intelligence superstructure, basic tenets of human rights and the […]

January 5th, 2009 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

Bill Richardson Out As Commerce Secretary

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Breaking News, Richardson

Some surprising news today, especially since Richardson was so often mentioned as a possible VP pick: A Democratic official says New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has withdrawn his nomination to be President-elect Barack Obama’s commerce secretary. He cited a pending investigation into a company that has done business with his state as the reason, NBC […]

January 4th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Meet Marge Tartaglione, Philly Voting Czar

By American News Project | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Breaking News, Constitution, D.C., Democrats, Discuss, Dumb Things Said By Smart People, Electoral College, General Politics, In The News, Law, Media, Pennsylvania, Republicans, United States, Voting, WTF?

Philadelphia is shaping up to be a key city in a key battleground state in this election, but machine problems and long lines may plague the polling stations and voter disenfranchisement will be a serious risk. Unfortunately for voters, the people charged with running a smooth election in Philly seem surprisingly unconcerned. Philly’s veritable election czar, Marge Tartaglione (D), in particular, shocked ANP with her comments at a recent hearing. See more videos at

November 1st, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Rezko Found Guilty

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Barack, Breaking News, Law

Illinois business man and political fundraiser Antoin “Tony” Rezko was found guilty today on 16 of 24 counts including fraud and money laundering. This, of course, is only news because Rezko has been a friend and prominent supporter/fundraiser for Barack Obama. I expect the name Rezko to be used in attacks against Obama throughout the […]

June 4th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »