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Federal Government Begins Extending Employee Benefits To Same-Sex Spouses

View this image › Jason Reed / Reuters WASHINGTON — The Office of Personnel Management on Friday announced that it is implementing the Supreme Court’s marriage-recognition decision quickly, with federal employees’ same-sex spouses being made eligible for the federal employee health insurance program and other key programs. “Today my Administration announced that, for the first […]

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Why Did The Government Spy On Justin Raimondo?

Justin Raimondo @JustinRaimondo Follow FBI memo launching probe of http://t.co/QNAmINHNCX & myself for being “agent of a foreign power.” See page 62: http://t.co/1jteol8mTC BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_1505426”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Fri Aug 09 20:53:19 +0000 2013’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_1505426”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Fri Aug 09 20:53:19 +0000 2013’, […]

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United Nations Says $22,000 Internship Up For Auction Isn’t Legitimate

View this image › Via charitybuzz.com WASHINGTON — An internship at the United Nation’s UN-NGO Committee on Human Rights being auctioned online for $22,000 isn’t legitimate and officials have launched an investigation into the advertisement, a spokesman told BuzzFeed on Thursday. “Internships at the United Nations are not for sale and cannot be put up […]

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President Obama: “Life Is Fragile”

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=4lBWtx4TuaY. youtube.com “If there’s anything to take away from this tragedy, it’s a reminder that life is fragile. Our time here is limited and it is precious. And what matters in the end are not the small and trivial things which often consume our lives. It’s how we choose to treat one […]

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Republican Sen. Tom Coburn To Retire At End Of 2014

View this image › Andrew Burton / Getty Images Sen. Tom Coburn announced late Thursday that he will retire from the Senate at the end of 2014 in a statement released by his office. In a statement, Coburn emphasized that his recent diagnosis of prostate cancer did not play a role in his decision. “This […]

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Young Members Of Congress Team Up To Create “Future Caucus”

View this image › Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Thos Robinson / Getty Images WASHINGTON — Two words often come to mind when people think of Congress: dysfunctional and old. But members of a new bipartisan caucus, spearheaded by Republican Aaron Schock and Democrat Tulsi Gabbard, are hoping to change that. Shock and Gabbard, two of the […]

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Rick Santorum Signed Up 3-Year-Old Daughter For A Lifetime NRA Membership

Video available at: http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2012/04/13/SantorumBellaNRA-624×350.flv. Speaking at the NRA Convention today: “Karen and I are life members of the NRA and we wanted to announce today that I talked to Chris and now Bella is a life member of the NRA too. And I hope it’s a long life.” Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/rick-santorum-signed-up-3-year-old-daughter-for-a

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Why Is America’s Best Magazine So Bad At The Internet?

View this image › The editor of The New Yorker’s website said Tuesday that the embarassing resignation of a high-profile blogger won’t stop the publication from trying to fix a strange paradox: That America’s best magazine can’t seem to get the Internet right. “We’re proceeding with cautious intent,” said Nicholas Thompson, the recently-installed editor of […]

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