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Did Trayvon Fear Zimmerman Was Gay ‘Rapist’? Rush Limbaugh Breaks Down Rachel Jeantel’s Revealing CNN Interview

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said he was sure that everyone would be talking about Zimmerman trial witness Rachel Jeantel’s comments on CNN about her fear that George Zimmerman may have been a “rapist.” However, he was surprised to find out that no one was talking about it on Tuesday.<p>But …

Wendy Davis’ Shoes and America’s Ideologically Monochromatic Newsrooms

Overwhelmingly Democratic newsrooms remain incapable of hearing voices different from their own, writes Stuart Stevens.<p>Since the 1960s, journalism …

The Immigration Hustle: A New Class War on the Besieged Middle Class

Both parties, at the direction of their donors, are turning their backs on the American working class, writes Lloyd Green.<p>The comprehensive …

Radley Balko: “Once a town gets a SWAT team you want to use it”

<b>Radley Balko (Noel St. John/Reuters/Steve Nesius)</b><p>America’s police are beginning to look like an army, and the author says there’s very little we can do about it<p>Alex Halperin<p>July 13, 2013 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Radley Balko’s new book, “Rise of the Warrior Cop,” details how America’s police forces have grown …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

<b>(Public Affairs Books/Jenna Pope)</b><p>SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Radley Balko<p>July 7, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces”<p>Sal Culosi is dead because …

Evolution vs. God: Famed Evangelist Says His New Film Exposes ‘Embarrassingly Stupid’ Ideas Behind Darwinian Theory (Get a Sneak Peek)

Faith leader Ray Comfort is known for taking on controversial issues through film (you may recall the “180” movie). And he’s done it again with his latest film project, “Evolution vs. God.” This week, the New Zealand-born evangelist spoke exclusively about it with TheBlaze.<p>At the heart of the short …

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Protests and riots are spreading around the world. Where do they come from, and what do they signify?<p>Not long before he went to the altar of Notre …

NSA spying flap extends to contents of U.S. phone calls

The National Security Agency has acknowledged in a new classified briefing that it does not need court authorization to listen to domestic phone calls, a participant in the briefing said.<p>Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a New York Democrat, disclosed on Thursday that during a secret briefing to members of …

Tough New Gun Laws Drive Gun Makers To Move

Firearms manufacturers are pulling up stakes in at least two of the five states that enacted tough new guns laws following the school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School last year.<p>In the months after those shootings, governors in New York, Connecticut and Maryland signed broad new bans on …