Steve King: Multicultural Groups Are ‘People That Feel Sorry For Themselves’

I have a headache… Think Progress At a recent town hall, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) explained his concern over discovering that Iowa State University has multicultural groups. King characterized minority students as people “who feel sorry for themselves,” and worried about impressionable students being “brought into a group that have a grievance against society.” King… More Steve King: Multicultural Groups Are ‘People That Feel Sorry For Themselves’

Obama’s Use of Complete Sentences Stirs Controversy (Political Humor)

Andy Borowitz is a master at satirical humor… Andy Borowitz  In the first term in office, President Barack Obama has broken with a tradition established over the previous eight years through his controversial use of complete sentences, political observers say. New polls indicate that millions of Americans are put off by the President’s unorthodox verbal… More Obama’s Use of Complete Sentences Stirs Controversy (Political Humor)

Hackers Cripple al Qaeda Network

H/T: Don In Mass The Daily Beast A “sophisticated” cyber-hack has crippled al Qaeda’s online communication networks, a terrorism expert said on Wednesday. The attack, which will cut the terror cell’s ability to communicate for at least a few days, was pulled off with “an unusual cocktail of relatively sophisticated techniques.” The strike has the hallmarks… More Hackers Cripple al Qaeda Network

Texas Republican says it is ‘very insulting’ to use Spanish in his presence (Video)

Here we go again… Raw Story A man who gave testimony in Spanish before a Texas State Senate committee Monday was told by a Republican lawmaker that using his native tongue is “insulting” if he also knows how to speak English. At about 2:17 into the video below, a man testifying against a controversial bill… More Texas Republican says it is ‘very insulting’ to use Spanish in his presence (Video)

China Blocks ‘Egypt’ On Twitter-Like Microblog Sina

Huffington Post China has blocked the word “Egypt” from appearing in searches on its country’s popular Twitter-like service, Sina. A search for “Egypt” on the microblogging site brings up a message saying, “According to relevant laws, regulations and policies, the search results are not shown.” PCWorld reports that only the Chinese version of ‘Egypt’ is… More China Blocks ‘Egypt’ On Twitter-Like Microblog Sina

Report: Would-be plane bombers post attack details

Ynet News Al-Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula is promising more small-scale attacks like its attempts to bomb two US-bound cargo planes, which it likens to bleeding its enemy to death by a thousand cuts, in a special edition of the Yemeni-based group’s English on-line magazine, Inspire. The editors boast that what they call Operation Hemorrhage… More Report: Would-be plane bombers post attack details