Articles by Joseph Orovic
Ron Paul

Ron Paul Delegates, Shunted To Republican National Convention's Outskirts, May Lash Out

Ron Paul's delegates will have to enjoy the cheap seats during the Republican National Convention, after the GOP assigned states whose delegations are flush with the Libertarian Congressman's representatives to the outskirts of the convention center in Tampa, Fla. The GOP hopes the whole process will go off without a hitch -- but Paul's followers could still ruin Mitt Romney's coming out party.
Romney

'Birtherism' And Akin Dominate Pre-Convention Talk Shows [VIDEOS]

Sunday morning's talk show circuit featured a particularly matronly streak, with abortion, birth and Mother Nature dominating most of the political punditry's attention. The talk shows rolled into the day amid the continuing fallout over Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" comment and Mitt Romney's "birth certificate" comment.

The Bain Files: Romney Document Dump Reveals Secrets To A 13% Tax Rate

Newly-released documents confirm criticisms of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s road to enduring riches. What emerges is a system that exploits several weaknesses in tax laws regarding overseas investments, as well as backdoor methods of swapping assets behind the government’s back. How politically damning any of this may be remains to be seen. But in the case of the Bain files, we know being “Romney Rich” isn’t simple. But it’s a lot more profitable than working a 9-to-5 with a...
Weight

Obesity Makes You Dumber Sooner: Study

Obesity, high blood pressure and other metabolic problems fuel a faster loss of cognitive ability than normal weight people, according to a study published in the journal Neurology. The results add a new layer to the already ubiquitous risks involved with being overweight, and dispels the belief being overweight sans metabolic risk factors is the same as being normal weight.

Porn Industry Shuts Down After Syphilis Scare While 1,000 XXX Stars Are Tested

Fears of a syphilis outbreak caused a leading porn industry group to announce a nationwide shutdown of X-rated productions while more than 1,000 performers are tested for the sexually transmitted disease. The potential outbreak has reignited California?s controversial Measure B, a referendum which would mandate the use of condoms on porn shoots inside Los Angeles County.
Syrian Civil War

Germany, U.K. Reported To Secretly Aid Syrian Rebels

Spies from Germany and the U.K. have been engaging in covert operations to help Syria?s rebel forces topple President Bashar al-Assad?s regime, according to reports from British and German press, just as U.N. observers end a failed mission to monitor the violence.

Julian Assange To Give Live Statement From Ecuadorian Embassy Sunday

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will give a live statement from “in front of the Ecuadorian embassy” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, the Web site announced via Twitter. The announcement caused a bit of confusion as to whether Assange can actually step out into public without getting arrested. There has yet to be any clarification.

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Tesla Forms Three-Member Panel To Look At Any Musk Deal

Tesla Inc.’s board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday which will evaluate Elon Musk’s proposals to take the company private, although it said it was yet to see a firm offer from the company’s chief executive.