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Jason Riddle #wingnut #dunning-kruger businessinsider.com

A man who was charged after bragging that he had guzzled wine during the Capitol riot is now running for office — but appears to have accidentally joined the wrong race.

Jason Riddle of New Hampshire was arrested in February after he told NBC10 Boston that he joined rioters on January 6 as they stormed the Capitol.

He is accused of illegally entering a restricted building, theft of government property, and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, according to a criminal complaint.

He has now decided to enter politics and run for state representative, he said Sunday, with the intention of unseating the Democrat Ann Kuster in the 2022 midterms, the channel reported.

Kuster, however, is not a state representative but rather a member of the US Congress.

"I thought Ann was a state representative?" he said, when the reporter Katherine Underwood corrected him.

"No," Underwood said. "So, a state representative is in the State House in Concord."

"Yeah, that's what Ann is," Riddle said.

When Underwood informed him that Kuster actually worked out of Washington, DC, Riddle said: "Well, I guess I've got to run against that then."

Donald Trump #wingnut #god-complex businessinsider.com

Title: The White House reportedly asked South Dakota's governor how to add another president to Mount Rushmore, and she later gave Trump a 4-foot replica with his face on it

It's not possible to carve a fifth president's face into South Dakota's Mount Rushmore national memorial — there's no secure surface left, according to the National Park Service.

But that didn't stop the Trump administration from asking.

Last year, a White House aide contacted the office of South Dakota's governor, Republican Kristi Noem, to inquire about the process for adding more faces, according to The New York Times. The Times cited a Republican official familiar with the conversation.

Trump's interest in Mount Rushmore, and his desire to be etched in among the four existing presidents, is no surprise to Noem, who says he brought it up during their first meeting in the oval office.

"He said, 'Kristi, come on over here. Shake my hand,'" Noem recounted to South Dakota's Argus Leader. "I shook his hand, and I said, 'Mr. President, you should come to South Dakota sometime. We have Mount Rushmore.' And he goes, 'Do you know it's my dream to have my face on Mount Rushmore?' "I started laughing," she said. "He wasn't laughing, so he was totally serious."

Noem, a close ally of President Trump's, has since played into that dream, at least with the power she has.

When Trump visited the monument in early July for an Independence Day speech, she greeted him with a four-foot model of Mount Rushmore with his face carved into it, the Times reported, citing a source familiar with the exchange.

The news came amid rumors that Noem could overtake Vice President Mike Pence as Trump's running mate in the 2020 election, though The Times cited a source who said Noem has already indicated to Pence that she isn't trying to replace him.

To be clear, adding another face to Mount Rushmore is not possible. While it looks like there's a spot to the right of George Washington — which is actually where the sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, intended to put Thomas Jefferson — the rock surface is unstable.

Noem reportedly joked with Trump that there is another option, Argus Leader reports.

"Come pick out a mountain," she told him.

Joshua McAdams and Taylor Bland-Ball #quack businessinsider.com

A Florida judge ruled that a 3-year-old with leukemia must start chemotherapy despite his parents desire to treat the cancer with medical marijuana, vitamins, and a diet change.

A Hillsborough County judge ruled on Wednesday that 3-year-old Noah McAdams must receive chemotherapy treatment at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, within the next 28 days, WFLA reported.

Joshua McAdams, 27, and Taylor Bland-Ball, 22, lost custody of Noah last week after deciding to discontinue the boy's cancer treatment, according to ABC 11.

Noah, who is in the custody of his grandparents, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia — a cancer of the blood and bone marrow — in early April and underwent chemotherapy treatment at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.

Bland-Ball told ABC 11 that chemotherapy was difficult for Noah, saying he "had vicious mood swings making him violent, making him very emotional."

The parents then looked into alternative treatments, including medical-grade cannabis, vitamins, and a strict diet.

After Bland-Ball and McAdams missed a round of Noah's chemotherapy at the hospital, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office issued a missing child alert, PEOPLE reported.

They found the couple in Kentucky and placed Noah in custody of his grandparents.

Two doctors testified in Wednesday's hearing, arguing that chemotherapy was necessary for Noah.

The judge ruled that the parents could still use alternative treatments, but the primary course of action must include chemotherapy.

Hayley Geftman-Gold #fundie businessinsider.com

CBS legal executive Hayley Geftman-Gold has been fired for making insensitive remarks about the victims of the Las Vegas shooting, the deadliest shooting in modern US history.

"If they wouldn't do anything when children were murdered I have no hope that Repugs will ever do the right thing," Geftman-Gold wrote in comments that have since been deleted from her Facebook page. "I'm actually not even sympathetic bc country music fans often are Republican gun toters."

Donald Trump #fundie businessinsider.com

Donald Trump: 'Islam Hates Us'

Donald Trump on Wednesday gave some more provocative comments about Islam.

"I think Islam hates us," Trump said when CNN anchor Anderson Cooper asked him whether the US was at war with Islam.

"There's a tremendous hatred," the Republican presidential frontrunner continued. "We have to get to the bottom of it. There is an unbelievable hatred of us."

Trump sparked a national firestorm in December when he proposed that the US bar all Muslims tourists and immigrants from entering the US until the "hatred" in the religion is figured out. Trump announced his plan after the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California.

Trump also appeared open in November to some kind of database for Muslim Americans, but he later distanced himself from the idea.

"There's a tremendous hatred. And we have to be very vigilant," Trump told Cooper on Wednesday.

"We have to be very careful," he added. "And we can't allow people coming into this country who have this hatred of the United States and of people that are not Muslim."

Godfrey Kato Kajubi, Sperito Bisekwa, his brother and numerous other Ugandan witchdoctors #fundie businessinsider.com

Kanani and Sylvia, brother and sister aged nine and eight, were grazing the family cattle in rural Uganda when they were approached by a man they vaguely knew.

Sperito Bisekwa was angry. He accused the children of allowing their cows to eat his fodder and dragged them into a nearby forest. He attacked Kanani first. When the boy awoke he had a machete wound on his neck and his sister lay dead beside him.

"He grabbed me, strangled me and cut the back of my neck. When I came to, I realised my sister had been cut everywhere and she was dead," said Kanani.

Sylvia's young body had been gruesomely mutilated, her heart and clitoris cut out with a knife and taken for use in a witchdoctor's ritual, according to police.

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Child protection officer Shelin Kasozi said the charity receives a few cases every month, stressing that the ritual murders "cut across all Ugandan society".

"The rich believe, 'If I sacrifice then my business will prosper'," she said. "The poor believe if they sacrifice a child they'll get rich."

Kasozi pointed to the case of "very, very rich" Kampala businessman Godfrey Kato Kajubi who received a life sentence in 2012 for the ritual murder of a 12-year old boy who was beheaded and his genitals cut off.

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Bisekwa pleaded guilty to the February 2013 attack in Nansaka village, 130 kilometres (80 miles) northwest of the capital Kampala. He is serving a 10-year sentence for the attempted murder of Kanani and awaits sentencing for Sylvia's murder.

He admits sending the body parts to his brother, a witchdoctor, in exchange for the promise of $16,500 (14,600 euros).

Thomas Zabiega #fundie businessinsider.com

Dr. Nicolosi, a noted psychologist who works with homosexuals said he has never met a homosexual man who has had a good relationship with his father. Homosexual men are simply looking for the love (in the good non-sexual meaning of the word) that they never obtained growing up. The same with lesbians in regards to their moms.

Thomas Zabiega #fundie businessinsider.com

Homosexuality is a sign of sexual immaturity, as is having sexual activity outside of marriage, and therefore though there is not test for homosexuality, the Church is now weeding out immature men of both persuasions. A lot of homosexuals in the 1960's and 70's wanted to avoid the destructive gay culture and thought that maybe becoming a priest would change that, so they became priests for the wrong reason. And so when the temptations came, they took advantage of easy access to teenage boys and society's blind eye.