During Ebola Scare, Ted Cruz Rejects Obama’s Surgeon General Nominee for Being “Anti-Gun”

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Ted Cruz and Rand Paul are relatively new to politics, so perhaps they don’t realize that the surgeon general can’t pass legislation, and therefore is incapable of implementing an assault weapons ban.


The Ebola Truthers Have Arrived and Their Conspiracy Theories Are Completely Insane

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On Ebola, Alex Jones and the InfoWars crew make the Republican Party look like a paragon of integrity.

Rep. Barbara Lee’s Perfect Response To Two White Dudes Talking About Feminism

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When Bill Maher and Joel Stein took to having a Manversation™ about feminism Friday night, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) popped their bloated dialogue like a big white male balloon.

37 Dicks x 20: Celebrating the Anniversary of “Clerks”

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20 years ago today, Kevin Smith’s Clerks was released in theaters.

Supreme Court Does More Violence To Voting Rights In Texas

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The Supreme Court ruled, this weekend, that a Texas law which has been ruled “deliberately discriminatory” can be used to restrict voting rights in this year’s midterm elections, which is just the latest of the Roberts Court’s injuries to voting rights.

Bill Maher Gets Slapped Back For Bashing Islam Again

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When Bill Maher tried to use a high court decision in Pakistan that upheld a death sentence for a Christian woman accused of blaspheming the Prophet as proof of his premise that Islam is a horrible, death-dealing religion, his guests pushed back hard.

Atheist Writer Accused Of Plagiarism Has a Meltdown

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C.J. Werleman’s reaction to allegations of plagiarism is a continuation of his dishonest antics.

Bob Cesca: “Hawaii is a State,” Part Two: Renting in Hawaii With Dogs (Conclusion)

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The following is the conclusion of Part Two in Bob’s multi-part series about real life in Hawaii.

Jon Stewart’s White Privilege Lecture To Bill O’Reilly Is Awesome and Privileged

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The advantage that Bill O’Reilly derived from being white wasn’t superior values or culture. The advantage was in being able to realize them without impediment.

GOP Just Crushing Black Outreach With Bigger and Better Willie Horton Ad

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If the 1988 Willie Horton ad campaign is the Holy Grail of racist dog-whistle campaigning, then the National Republican Congressional Committee’s new spot is the Holy Big Gulp.

F*ck You, America: Guy Fieri’s Restaurant Is One of the Most Profitable in New York City

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While critics both professional and amateur have savaged the restaurant equivalent of that cavernous “Sportatorium”-type venue on the edge of town that still books Sammy Hagar — the monstrous monument to all things Guy in the middle of Manhattan — it turns out that Fieri is of course having the last laugh. Because this is America. And we fucking suck.

Bill Maher Wants Obama To Take Ebola’s Name and Kick Its Ass

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What Maher and all of the other reactionaries who want to seal our borders are missing is that they are targeting the one part of our response that has worked.

New Atheist-Basher Is Apparent Plagiarizer and Thinks It’s No Big Deal

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A Salon hack may have just gotten buried under an avalanche of his own dishonesty.

PODCAST: Bob and Chez Discuss Shep Smith’s Ebola Monologue, Rick Scott’s Hissy Fit and Robo-Snowden

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On this week’s Bob & Chez Show, the guys discuss Shep Smith’s fantastic Ebola monologue; the news media’s irresponsible Ebola hype; Chuck Todd and the Kentucky Senate race; Rick Scott’s freak-out over Charlie Crist’s fan; the New Foo Fighters documentary; Glenn Greenwald’s “Nothing To Hide Challenge”; the New Snowden Documentary; Snowden On A Stick; and much more.

Throwback Thursday: Obama’s First Press Conference, Backstage With Mitt Romney, and More

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MEMBERS ONLY: In our new weekly feature, Daily Banter White House correspondent Tommy Christopher will raid his extensive vault of never-seen-before photos, video, and memories to give readers a look (back) at the inside of the White House beat.

Foxtoberfest Of Stupid: Sean Hannity (3) vs. Howard Kurtz (6)

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Contrary to popular belief, these guys did not make up two thirds of the Three Stooges.

Here Are Some People (and Things) That Look Like Rick Scott

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Can you find the real Rick Scott among these pictures?

Child Abuse Investigator: John Grisham Is Clueless

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Child pornography victimizes children over and over again. In the age of the internet it makes the victimization eternal.

Rand Paul Is Slowly and Epically Trolling Michelle Obama About Donuts

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Paul’s tweets might seem innocuous, maybe even a little bit playful, but the resentment he’s tapping into is even more rabid and ugly than the hostility directed at her husband.