MNC Show Prep: Wed, Oct 17, 2012

CNN: WH Declared Benghazi Terrorism ‘First Time’ Nine Days After Attack

Crowley Saves Obama with False Fact-Check

After the debate, was the first member of the post debate group to question whether or not Romney really got the Libya issue wrong. They then brought Crowley on and after all the damage she had done during the debate, she finally admitted that Romney was “right” but “picked the wrong word.”

Fox News Airs Focus Group Voter Calling Obama Policies Bullsh*t


Check out my live-blogging of the debate on my Facebook page.

VIDEO: ‘A-Salt’ Rifle Blasts Bugs | Pat’s Papers

Artist Lorenzo Maggiore has invented an upgrade to the traditional , says the Wall Street Journal. The Bug-A-Salt is a pump-action shotgun that fires table salt at enemy arthropods. Maggiore says while he had flies in mind when he created his weapon, it works equally well on any .

FDA Cracks Down on Internet Pharmacies

The FDA has cracked down on more than 4000 that were selling unapproved, potentially to consumers. The agency announced the crackdown, which was carried out in cooperation with regulatory and from 100 countries, on October 4, 2012.

Popular DJ at The Bear dies unexpectedly

A popular DJ at 103.9 The Bear has died. Ryan Haukass died unexpectedly on Tuesday.

We’ll miss you brother.

Interview: Sen. John McCain | The Burning Truth

Sen. John McCain is upset about this whole Libya mess, and tells Casey about it.

San Rafael Bans Smoking Inside Condos, Multi-Family Homes |

San Rafael, a suburb of San Francisco, decided earlier this month to implement the ban for people living in condominiums, duplexes and multi-, Reuters reports. The city council made the decision with a that will outlaw smoking in these localities, placing the regulation on a seemingly health-conscience community comprised of 57,000 residents.

Former South Bend police chief fights against tape scandal | ABC57 | South Bend IN News, Weather and Sports | Local News

The former South Bend police chief is fighting back against the tape scandal that started back in march.

Darryl Boykins is fighting the lawsuit by counter suing for damages.

Obama gets more time –

Amid persistent complaints and interruptions from both candidates, President Obama ultimately got more than three extra minutes of speaking time than Mitt Romney during Tuesday’s debate.

No, Obama Didn’t Call Benghazi “Act of Terror” in Speech « Commentary Magazine

Obama said during the speech that “No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation” — but at no point was it clear that he was using that term to describe the attack in Benghazi. He’d also spent the previous two paragraphs discussing the 9/11 attacks and the aftermath. “Acts of terror” could have just as easily been a reference to that. Or maybe it wasn’t a direct reference to anything, just a generic, reassuring line he’d added into a speech which did take place, after all, the day after the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Again, Crowley has apologized, and admitted Romney was right.

Federal appeals court allows funeral protest curbs; Westboro targeted – CBS News

A St. Louis suburb can enforce a funeral protest ordinance aimed at preventing picketing by an anti-gay Kansas church, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling reverses a previous ruling by a three-judge panel of the court. The panel ruling last year prohibited the St. Louis County town of Manchester, Mo., from enforcing the law it drafted in response to activities by members of Topeka, Kan.-based Westboro Baptist Church.

A lawsuit claiming the Manchester ordinance violated the First Amendment right to free speech was filed by Shirley Phelps-Roper, a Westboro member and daughter of pastor Fred Phelps.

FLOTUS: Reach out to ‘knuckleheads,’ tell them to vote –

First lady Michelle Obama is encouraging supporters to reach out to the “knuckleheads” in their life to ask them to vote for President Obama.

Speaking in Delaware, Ohio, the first lady encouraged people to cast their net wide when it comes to reminding potential supporters to vote.

“Talk to everyone you know — your friends, your neighbors, that cousin you haven’t seen in a while, that student sitting next to you in class. You know he’s kind of a knucklehead,” the first lady said. “You know the one.”