Cam Cook

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5 far-right groups trying to secede from America

<b>(PhotosbyAndy via Shutterstock)</b><p>Each is composed of a rural population that feels ignored, if not outright antagonized, by its big city legislature<p>Evan McMurry<p>October 12, 2013 2:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>There’s nothing more American than seceding. At least, that's what …

Switzerland referendum voters to keep army conscription

<b>Swiss voters want to keep the country's compulsory military service, exit polls from the latest national referendum on the topic have suggested.</b><p>Voting trends indicated a large majority of Swiss rejected plans to abolish conscription.<p>Correspondents say the Swiss Army is regarded as costly and many …

US nearly detonated atomic bomb over North Carolina – secret document

A secret document, published in declassified form for the first time by the Guardian today, reveals that the US Air Force came dramatically close to detonating an atom bomb over North Carolina that would have been 260 times more powerful than the device that devastated Hiroshima.<p>The document, …

Syria allies: Why Russia, Iran and China are standing by the regime

Allegations of a chemical weapons attack carried out by the Syrian regime last week have heightened tensions internationally. There's been tough talk from Western leaders and a flurry of activity by the United States -- all of which seem to suggest that a military strike against the regime could be …

Santorum: Term “middle class” is “Marxism talk”

“Since when in America do we have classes?”<p>Former presidential candidate and social conservative Rick Santorum argued that the term "middle class" is "Marxism talk" because, “Since when in America do we have classes?”<p>"Who does Barack talk about all the time?" Santorum asked a group of Republicans …

Republicans hate being called “racist”

Conservatives freaked when they thought Reince Priebus called them racist, because being called racist is the worst<p>The big news out of the RNC meeting today is that chairman Reince Priebus didn't actually call Mitt Romney's endorsement of a "self-deportation" policy racist, as initially reported. …

Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

Mustache elicits Taliban death threats

Even being kidnapped and exiled by militants hasn’t scared Malik Afridi into shaving his impressive bristles<p>This may be the mustache that launched a thousand death threats, yet a Pakistani man, Malik Amir Mohammad Khan Afridi, is still refusing to shave the 30-inch soup strainer that recently got …