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Andy Griffith, 86, passes away

Posted by: ST on July 3, 2012 at 10:18 am » 11 Comments

A beloved American actor has passed away – via WITN: Former UNC President Bill Friday says Andy Griffith died this morning in Dare County. Friday, who is a close friend of the actor, confirmed that to WITN News. Friday tells us the 86-year-old actor died at his Dare County home around 7:00 a.m. this morning. […]


Historic: House votes to hold Holder in contempt

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2012 at 5:20 pm » 8 Comments

Via Fox News: The GOP-led House voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to provide key information pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious, making Holder the first sitting Cabinet member to be held in contempt. The vote was 255-67 with one lawmaker voting not present. Seventeen Democrats broke […]


#ObamaCare ruling: The Final Countdown

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2012 at 8:17 am » 3 Comments

Are you ready, peeps? The moment we’ve been waiting for: 10 a.m. ET today. Fox News reports on the various scenarios that could play out today at the SCOTUS: The Supreme Court could uphold the entire law or could strike down the entire law. In between those two extremes, the court could also rule that […]


BREAKING: Newt to suspend campaign next week, according to aides

Posted by: ST on April 25, 2012 at 10:01 am » 6 Comments

Just coming across the Fox News wire: Newt Gingrich plans to formally suspend or end his presidential campaign next Tuesday, senior Gingrich aides told Fox News.  Gingrich will “more than likely” endorse Mitt Romney at that time, a source said. Well, this is it, folks. Assuming this report from “senior aides” is accurate, Mitt Romney […]


Exec. Director of #NCDems steps down amidst sexual harassment allegations

Posted by: ST on April 15, 2012 at 6:44 pm » 3 Comments

Via the Raleigh News and Observer: RALEIGH The executive director of the N.C. Democratic Party resigned Sunday as calls for his ouster mounted amid questions regarding a secret agreement to pay a former staffer to keep quiet about sexual harassment allegations. Jay Parmley, who served a year at the helm of the party, denied harassing […]


AP: George Zimmerman to be charged with 2nd degree murder / #Trayvon

Posted by: ST on April 11, 2012 at 5:45 pm » 19 Comments

All over the newswires in advance of the expected/announced 6pm presser. SC lawyer Todd Kincannon speculates the special prosecutor, Angela Corey, is “overcharging” Zimmerman in hopes he’ll plea-down. Thoughts? I’ll be livetweeting the presser, BTW.


BREAKING: George Zimmerman reportedly to be charged in #Trayvon shooting (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on April 11, 2012 at 2:28 pm » 4 Comments

The Washington Post has the scoop: Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey plans to announce as early as Wednesday afternoon that she is charging neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in 0the shooting of Trayvon Martin, according to a law enforcement official close to the investigation. It was not immediately clear what charge Zimmerman will face. Martin, […]


BREAKING: Rick Santorum to suspend campaign (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on April 10, 2012 at 2:11 pm » 7 Comments

No story just yet on the Fox News website but they’ve confirmed it. Rumors had been circulating for days that Santorum would suspend or exit the campaign, after the latest instance of his daughter Bella being admitted to the hospital. She was released last night. I won’t be able to update this until later today. […]


Afghanistan: US soldier murders 16 Afghan civilians?

Posted by: Phineas on March 11, 2012 at 11:15 am » 9 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Horrifying news. An American soldier apparently went nuts in Afghanistan and gunned down 16 civilians in a village. From the BBC via Threat Matrix: The soldier has not been named, but is thought to be a staff sergeant. He is reported to have walked off his base at around 03:00 local time […]


BREAKING: Andrew Breitbart dead?

Posted by: ST on March 1, 2012 at 9:35 am » 13 Comments

Oh my God! The Daily Caller is confirming the story that mega-publisher Andrew Breitbart, 43, passed away shortly after midnight “from natural causes.” To say this is a shock is an understatement! I can’t even put into words what I’m feeling right now. He was such a warrior, such a patriot, so fearless – would […]