Brandon J. Raub, a 26-year-old former Marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, is being involuntarily "detained for psychiatric evaluation" in a Virginia hospital after making strident anti-government posts on Facebook, Fox News reported Tuesday.
On Monday, a group of about 20 children got a lesson in political speech when they were heckled by adults as they waved small flags and sang Lee Greenwood's patriotic song, "God Bless the U.S.A." The children, some of whom were banned from singing the song at their graduation earlier this month, were led by Congressman and U.S. Senate hopeful Bob Turner (R-NY), who held a press conference adjacent to the school that banned the song.
While speaking at the Take Back the American Dream Conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry made a number of startling statements regarding the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. According to Harris-Perry, who hosts a weekend show at MSNBC, the 9/11 attacks "vaulted America into a 'nationalist fervor' that was similar to 'having post-traumatic stress disorder,'” The Blaze reported Tuesday.
On Tuesday, MSNBC's Chris Matthews claimed that Republicans in Pennsylvania were engaging in a plot to kill older voters by passing a voter ID law. "Let's get to this GOP leader in the Keystone state and other states, this plan to kill off the older voters and others who might be planning, how dare they, to vote for Obama," he said.
On Saturday, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-NC) refused to tell a reporter who he was endorsing for the November general election. McIntyre, a member of the Blue Dog coalition, said he was focusing on his congressional race, and not other races.