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Charles C. Johnson
Charles C. Johnson

Obama Homeland Security pick defende​d Happy Meal Hoaxer

11:33 PM 10/21/2013

Jeh Johnson, President Obama’s nominee to head Homeland Security, represented a disgraced scientist who was sentenced to 30 months in prison for planting a fried rat’s tail in his son’s Happy Meal french fries as part of a failed extortion attempt.

Newark activists say Booker’s fire-rescue story is all wet

4:39 PM 10/13/2013

NEWARK — Mayor Cory Booker has repeatedly claimed he saved his neighbor from a fire in 2012, but two of the neighbor’s longtime friends say Booker's story is not possible and the neighbor -- a woman with an extensive criminal record -- is not to be believed.

Monuments and memorials remained open during previous shutdown

5:20 PM 10/02/2013

Although President Obama claims that he can't avoid shutting down public sites and monuments, war memorials were in fact kept open during the 1995/1996 government shutdowns.  The administration's decision to barricade the Lincoln Memorial marks the first time in its history the memorial has been totally off limits to visitors during a shutdown.

Democrats have fought debt ceiling hikes many times

11:24 PM 09/29/2013

While President Obama claims that Republican efforts to tie a new debt ceiling increase to GOP budget priorities have “never [been] seen in the history” of the country, the Democratic Party has consistently battled debt ceiling increases when Republican presidents were in power.