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CRINGE-WORTHY VIDEO: Tea Party Congressman Questions U.S. Government Officials, Mistaking Them for Foreign Citizens

Yesterday during a hearing on relations with India, Clawson, a freshman congressman obviously, addressed two senior U.S. government officials, Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar, as if they’re representatives of the government of India.


We Watched This Ridiculous NRA Video So You Don’t Have To

The NRA released a brand new YouTube video that literally makes no sense whatsoever — on any level. In fact, it’s so off-the-rails that it’s difficult to imagine even the most loyal NRA automatons buying into what it says.


Open Carry Protesters Gather at the Grassy Knoll, Location of JFK Assassination

A group called “Come And Take It Dallas” assembled at the site of one of the most terrible, history-changing gun-related tragedies in American history: Dealey Plaza, where President Kennedy was brutally gunned down nearly 51 years ago.


Minuteman Militia Planning “Operation Normandy” to Deploy 3,500 Men to Stop Border “Invasion”

Yesterday, the infamous Minuteman militia announced that it’s raising an army to “stop an invasion” and to secure the border once and for all. And the militia’s chief organizer, Jim Gilchrist, appears to be taking his tone-deaf cues from Bill O’Reilly and Charles Krauthammer.


Someone Replaced Benjamin Netanyahu’s Wikipedia Page With a Huge Palestinian Flag

At around 7:19 p.m. GMT, a vandal sympathetic to the Palestinian cause replaced all of the text on the Wikipedia page for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a gigantic Palestinian flag.


The 11 Most Ridiculous Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories

In honor of the 45th anniversary of the stupendous Apollo 11 mission, which, yes, actually delivered two astronauts, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong, to the surface of the Moon, let’s debunk the top 10 theories that claim to prove the landing was a hoax.


Guess Who’s the Recipient of the Latest Grant Money from First Look Media?

Yes, Glenn Greenwald’s husband is the first recipient of the Press Freedom Litigation grant money.


It’s Never Okay to Use Death Photos to Score Political Points

If you can’t make your case in a convincing way without shocking your audience, you probably need to hunker down and work on your writing skills. If you can’t sufficiently explain why your cause is important, dead children shouldn’t be your fallback position.


You Won’t Believe How Bill O’Reilly Wants to Secure the U.S.-Mexico Border

Bill O’Reilly suggested that it’d be a fantastic idea to build a wall along the entire length of the U.S.-Mexico border — just like the Berlin Wall.


Snowden Opens His Mouth Again and, Like Always, Something F*cking Nuts Comes Out

This week, The Guardian‘s Alan Rusbridger and Ewen MacAskill flew to Moscow and conducted a seven hour interview with the world’s most famous NSA fugitive. Seven hours is a massive window of time through which a bounty of crazy things can emerge.


The Daily Banter Mail Bag: Malaysia Airlines Tragedy, the Gaza Crisis and WTF?!

In this week’s edition of The Daily Banter Mail Bag, Bob, Ben and Chez discuss the Malaysia Airlines crash, the Israeli-Palestinian conundrum and WTF?


The Worst Thing America Could Do Would Be to Take Military Action in Ukraine

The worst possible U.S. response would be to engage Putin militarily in Ukraine. A considerable chunk of that solidarity and, more importantly, the moral high ground would be wiped away.

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Oops! Anti-Immigration Protesters Mistakenly Block a School Bus Filled with YMCA Campers

In Crazy Arizona, a group of around 80 protesters including a Republican state senator gathered in the town of Oracle, near Tucson, after being tipped off by its sheriff that a school bus fill with migrant children was reportedly on its way. The protesters blocked a school bus filled with kids, but it was the wrong bus.


Congressman Gohmert Wants Texas to Mobilize for War Against Immigrant Children

In a floor speech that was almost entirely overlooked somehow, Gohmert went full Buck Turgidson, suggesting that Texas use the authority granted by the U.S. Constitution to engage in a shooting war to fight off the undocumented immigrant children entering Texas.


Protesters Carrying Firearms March Against Immigrant Children in Michigan

Some of the protesters sent a clear message to the, you know, children by carrying firearms. At least one photo of the protest shows a guy with a handgun in a holster while another man is armed with an AR-15, the Sandy Hook weapon.


CNBC “Expert” Says Carbon Dioxide is Just Like “the Poor Jews under Hitler”

Thanks to Princeton University Professor William Happer who, on CNBC today, cleared it up for us.


The Real Enemies Aren’t Undocumented Immigrants, They’re Rick Perry and Sean Hannity

During the current unhinged freakout surrounding immigration reform and, specifically, the Central American teens and children being held by the U.S. after having entered the country, the true threats to the U.S. aren’t undocumented immigrants, be they adults or children, but rather these two middle-aged white men.


Anti-Immigration Graffiti Fail: Giant Spray-Painted Message Hilariously Misspelled

An anti-immigration vandal spray-painted a message on the wall of an Army Reserve building and, yes, it was badly misspelled.