453103077The newly opened 9/11 Memorial Museum is reportedly hosting an exclusive dance party and banquet this weekend, with tickets starting at $500 per person.

According to the museum, attendees can “enjoy fine wine, cocktails, high-end cuisine and dance to music from a top New York DJ in one of Manhattan’s premiere locations.”... Read More →

 

1200mcconnelKentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell, facing a tough reelection, was spotted last night brandishing a hunting rifle at a Larry the Cable Guy comedy show in Lexington, Ky.

The Senate minority leader, who is unpopular in his homestate, was attending the “blue collar” comedian’s stand-up show at the Lexington Comedy Shop when he reportedly waved the rifle in the air and yelled, “Don’t tread on me, Obama!”... Read More →

 

copsThe New York Police Department has signed a lucrative contract with the Chinese government to provide training and expertise on successfully cracking down on peaceful protests by brutalizing protesters.

According to the $10-million contract, NYPD officers will travel to Beijing and train Chinese police on the best methods for quickly repressing political, social and economic protests against the government and rounding up protesters for arrest with minimal media attention.... Read More →

 

86513420Dartmouth College has expelled a white student for wearing a sombrero to a Cinco de Mayo party.

According to a statement released today by the university, sophomore Ashley Ryan, 20, was thrown out of the Ivy League school for “racial aggression” after a student of Mexican heritage complained that her use of Mexico’s traditional wide-brimmed hat was culturally insensitive.... Read More →

 

christianboyallahmuslimA young Christian boy who briefly died on a surgeon’s operating table this weekend says he met someone named Allah in heaven.

Bobby Anderson, the son of a well-known Christian pastor in Atlanta, suffered internal injuries from an automobile accident and was technically dead for 3 minutes before being resuscitated. During that time the 12-year-old claims he visited the afterlife and spoke to several leading figures of the Islamic religion.... Read More →

 

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Scientists at Stanford University released a study today showing that men who regularly eat grits are 70 percent more likely to have gay children.

The prospective cohort study, published in Nature Medicine, followed 15,000 volunteers for 30 years to determine the influence of parental diet on the development of childhood illnesses.... Read More →

 

zimmermannaacpThe NAACP has decided to give George Zimmerman a lifetime achievement award.

In a statement released on its website this morning, the organization's Florida branch said it decided to honor the man who killed Trayvon Martin for his subsequent work at a local YMCA, where he gives free boxing lessons to underprivileged black youths.... Read More →

 

Palin700Sarah Palin claimed today that Jesus Christ advocated for the death penalty his entire life until his final day on Earth.

In an interview with Fox News this morning, the former Alaskan governor was asked how she reconciles her support for the death penalty with her Christian faith, particularly in light of the recent botched execution of a death row inmate in Oklahoma.... Read More →

 

sterlingbigLA Clippers owner Donald Sterling may be losing control of his NBA franchise, but he’s already got at least one firm job offer after his professional sports franchise days are over.

According to sources close to the situation, Fox News has offered the controversial billionaire a Saturday evening talk show where he can share his views on race, gender relations, class warfare and the economy.... Read More →

 

20109176515601.5LA Clippers merchandise is flying off the shelves in Alabama and several other Southern states in the wake of controversial comments by longtime owner Donald Sterling.

TMZ released a video Friday of Sterling, 81, telling his girlfriend not to be seen in public with black people at Clippers games.... Read More →

 

schroderbigFormer German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has purchased a 1,250-square-meter holiday home in Crimea.

According to a report in the Sevastopol Times, Schroeder bought the beachfront property in Crimea's Yalta district last Tuesday for €1.2 million in an all-cash deal. The posh mansion reportedly has seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, and an indoor Olympic-sized swimming pool... Read More →

 

mark-emmert-ncaa-650x409The NCAA decided today that all of its senior executives will go without paychecks for four years in a sign of solidarity with the student-athletes they regulate.

Beginning on the first of next month. 74 existing employees of the Indianapolis-based college athletics organization, including its president Mark Emmert, will be stop being paid and work exclusively on a voluntary basis. Any new employee will have to go four years before being compensated. ... Read More →