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Clinton-nominated federal judge denies strip club ‘erection’ in ribald ruling

Signage on the exterior of a strip club in Los Angeles, Calif. (Rick Hall / Wikimedia Commons)

In a bizarre opinion filed on Monday in "The Case of the Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Bikini Top v. The (More) Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Pastie," a federal district court judge pined longingly for now-deceased burlesque dancer Miss Wiggles, suggested that the parties involved reach a "happy ending" after engaging in "reasonable discovery intercourse" and experiencing "the peaks and valleys of litigation," and formally denied a strip club's effort to "seek an erection" by featuring mostly topless dancers, in defiance of San Antonio decency regulations.

Why did Obama, Holder abandon push to reform questioning of suspected terrorists?

2:03 AM 04/30/2013

If the Boston Marathon bombings had occurred in 2010, top congressional and Homeland Security officials criticizing the "rush" to Mirandize suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev would have had more than a few allies in the White House.

Washington Post quietly makes major change to Menendez story

12:27 PM 03/05/2013

Without informing readers in the story or elsewhere, on Monday night The Washington Post deleted its explicit claim that the Dominican prostitute who recanted her allegation against Sen. Robert Menendez had appeared in a video posted to The Daily Caller.

Illinois state representative compares gun-control measures to castration

6:35 PM 02/26/2013

Illinois state Rep. Jim Sacia today decried efforts by Chicago politicians to legislate statewide gun-control measures, comparing their schemes to castrating individuals who are not reproducing excessively as a means of population control.

Pro-gun conservatives ignore Constitution in misguided attempts to protect it

3:53 AM 02/23/2013

Influential lobbyist Gary Marbut and dozens of elected pro-gun conservatives across the country are making it clear they're willing to ignore most of the Constitution to preserve the Second Amendment.

Woodward: Obama repeatedly lied about responsibility for budget sequester cuts

2:14 AM 02/23/2013

President Barack Obama and former White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew repeatedly lied last year by claiming congressional Republicans were responsible for the looming $85 billion cut in the federal budget through sequestration, according to The Washington Post editor Bob Woodward.

eBay: Game that lets players destroy World Trade Center isn’t offensive

9:30 AM 02/19/2013

Despite a history of banning items it deems "offensive," the online auction website eBay is continuing to allow users to sell the handheld video game "Laden vs. USA," in which players fly airliners into a crude depiction of the World Trade Center.

Tesla CEO accuses New York Times of fabricating story, sabotaging vehicle

1:30 PM 02/14/2013

The New York Times is under attack from electronic-car maker Tesla, whose chairman and CEO on Wednesday posted a full-page, data-filled refutation of claims made by Times reporter John Broder that its Model S failed spectacularly during a test drive.

Police officer appears to shout ‘burn this motherfucker’ before fire engulfs Christopher Dorner’s cabin [VIDEO]

5:47 AM 02/13/2013

Shortly before a fire destroyed the cabin in which accused cop-killer Christopher Dorner was seemingly holed up, Los Angeles police officers made numerous references to "burners" over the radio, with at least one officer appearing to shout "fucking burn this motherfucking house down. ... fucking burn this motherfucker."

Car explodes in wholesale club parking lot [VIDEO]

11:17 PM 02/02/2013

A 2012 Honda Civic bizarrely in the parking lot of a BJ's Wholesale Club in Stoneham, Mass. on Sunday, after its owner used a key fob to remotely unlock its doors.

Bulgarian politician survives apparent point-blank assassination attempt [VIDEO]

1:01 PM 01/19/2013

A prominent Bulgarian politician survived what appeared to be a dramatic point-blank assassination attempt on Saturday, when an unidentified man pointed a gas pistol at his head and fired in front of hundreds of horrified onlookers.

The Atlantic pulls sponsored Scientology puff piece after Internet uproar

8:55 AM 01/15/2013

The Atlantic magazine has pulled a paid article lauding the recent achievements of the Church of Scientology, amid widespread outrage on the Internet and concerns that the propaganda piece undermined the storied publication's credibility.

Wyoming lawmakers introduce bill to nullify federal gun control measures, jail federal agents

3:30 PM 01/12/2013

This week, Wyoming lawmakers introduced a bill banning the federal government from enforcing an assault weapons ban or a prohibition on high-capacity magazines in the state, calling the effort an attempt to "take the Second Amendment seriously."

Former Bachmann aides: Allegations campaign stiffed staffers are ‘absolutely ridiculous’

11:11 PM 01/11/2013
One former staffer issued press release citing strange non-disclosure forms, unpaid bills

Former top aide: Bachmann still won’t pay campaign workers who haven’t signed nondisclosure agreements

1:08 AM 01/11/2013

Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is still refusing to pay five Iowa staffers who worked on her unsuccessful run for president in 2012, a former top aide claimed Thursday. Bachmann, he said, is requiring them to sign non-disclosure agreements before they are paid.

Police: Christmas Eve firefighter shooter used ‘straw purchaser’ to acquire weapons

1:22 PM 12/29/2012

The 62-year-old convicted felon who gunned down two firefighters and wounded three first responders on Christmas Eve in Webster, New York used weapons his neighbor illegally purchased for him, according to state and federal authorities.

City forces Minnesota soda shop to pull fake cigarettes

11:50 AM 12/27/2012

In an effort to stop youngsters from picking up a tobacco habit, city inspectors have ordered a small Minnesota soda shop to stop selling its popular candy cigarettes and bubblegum cigars.

Bloomberg News hid conflicting fiscal-cliff poll numbers, pushed results favorable to Obama

3:16 AM 12/15/2012

A poll conducted last week by an Iowa-based firm showed Americans are conflicted about whether or not to support raising tax rates on wealthy Americans to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff." But that's not how Bloomberg News, which commissioned the poll, reported the results Thursday.

Union workers interrupt cancer benefit to protest stalled labor negotiations with Cablevision

9:50 PM 12/09/2012

Approximately 50 workers for the Communications Workers of America union interrupted a cancer benefit in Times Square on Thursday to protest their stalled contract talks with Cablevision Systems Corporation, according to the New York Post.