These Are the Questions a Dartmouth Student Wanted to Run by Conservative Texas Governor Rick Perry

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Texas Governor Rick Perry visited the Dartmouth campus this week, where Sophomore Ben Packer handed out this flier to other audience members as well as the campus group hosting the event.

Needless to say, Governor Perry answered zero questions about Jesus and his butt.

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"Series of Tubes" is No Longer the Dumbest Thing Anyone Has Said About the Internet, Thanks to Ted Cruz

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For those of you unfamiliar with the hot button issue of Net Neutrality: Lawmakers, cable companies, and media groups are arguing about whether the internet should be classified by the FCC as a utility (like electricity) or a telecommunications service (like your cable television). If cable companies like Comcast had their way they would prefer the latter, and your internet would look an awful lot like premium cable - complete with certain sites or services that had to be "bought into." Thus why the rest of the internet is saying "NO THANKS PLEASE" to the rest and calling for Net Neutrality.

But really, Ted Cruz gets to the heart of the matter, because clearly an open internet where businesses are on an equal footing to compete with one another is the socialist Obama-geddon of the internet as we know it.

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges Posed for a Photo With a Local, Local News and Police Interpret it as "Gang Signs."

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Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges came under seriously ridiculous racially-charged scrutiny this week when local police chastised her for making this gesture with a young man involved with a Twin Cities charity. As you can see in this video, the hand sign was clearly the result of an awkward "how do I pose" sort of moment. Local TV station KSPT had another story: That the mayor was intentionally making a "gang sign" with the volunteer, a former felon.



The other twist in the story? Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau was just off camera during that entire photo shoot, on the far left here:



Something seems fishy here, beyond mere ignorance and hasty sensationalized news reporting. The best response so far has come from the mayor's husband, Greg Cunningham:



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