A Florida sheriff’s contest revolves around accusations of double-dipping salaries and atheism.
Former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman said that he would not attend any Republican national conventions until the party puts the “country before politics.”
Barack Obama tried to bribe the press corps with cookies.
Japan is considering buying a chain of islands at the center of a bitter territorial dispute with China and Taiwan.
Germany is shutting down its nuclear power plants and replacing some of them with coal-burning plants.
The United Nations declared Palau as the world’s cannabis capital.
Barack Obama: “I love nurses.”
Ted Nugent: “I’m beginning to wonder if it would have been best had the South won the Civil War.”
Ralph Nader: “If the Democrats in Congress were all drinking water from the same faucet, there might be a clue to their chronic fear of the craven and cruel corporatist Republicans who dominate them. But they don’t, so we have to ask why their fear, defeatism, and cowering behavior continues in the face of the outrageous GOP actions as the November election approaches.”
Cheap roll-your-own cigarettes are going up in smoke.
Cash only for medical marijuana. The Treasury Department pressured Visa and Mastercard to no longer accept payments for medical marijuana.
The United States Army has begun testing a new weapon that would enable its users to hurl lightning bolts at their enemies.