Politics

Greenwald’s Latest NSA Bombshell is an Incomplete Mess, Lacking Any Evidence of Wrongdoing

By July 09, 2014
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Reporting for The Intercept, Greenwald and co-author Murtaza Hussain published an article titled, “Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On,” based on top secret National Security Agency (NSA) documents leaked by Edward Snowden. The documents in this case appear to show that between 2002 and 2008 the FBI and NSA collected the email communications of five Muslim-Americans.

CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield Just Dropped a Reality Bomb On Immigrant-Haters

By July 09, 2014
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We’d say she just dropped the mic, but there’s now a big crater where the arguments of the “just send ‘em home” crowd used to be.

Ok Liberals, It’s Time For Us To Give Glenn Beck a Little Credit For Once

By July 09, 2014
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Even if you’re not a big fan of Glenn Beck, he deserves praise for doing something that even many immigration reform advocates wouldn’t think of doing.

Chris Christie Joins the Gun Nuts and Gives a Bizarre Explanation For Vetoing Ammo Limits

By July 09, 2014
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Chris Christie hit the gun nut trifecta: He vetoed a gun control bill, gave a crazy reason why, and managed to insult the parents of Sandy Hook shooting victims.

How the GOP Convention Will Screw Cleveland… and Itself in 2016.

By July 09, 2014
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The party of the 1% hosting its convention in a down and out Midwestern city sounds like it’ll be an absolute blast.

It’s Back! GOP Senator Resurrects a Huge Obamacare Lie in Lawsuit Against the White House

By July 09, 2014
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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration because of this so-called Obamacare exemption that doesn’t exist.

Dan Bidondi’s Campaign Website Is Everything You Hoped It Would Be

By July 08, 2014
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Alex Jones minion Dan Bidondi is running for the state senate in Rhode Island. Or, possibly, for mayor of Geocities.

It Turns Out Even Presidents Nickname Their…Commander In Chief

By July 08, 2014
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It might not be “too soon,” but perhaps there are certain things we simply shouldn’t know about former presidents, especially ones who were inaugurated nearly 100 years ago.

The 9 Most Ridiculous Things From Sarah Palin’s “Impeach Obama” Article

By July 08, 2014
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Today, Palin published an article at Breitbart.com in which she calls for the impeachment of President Obama. And, yes, it’s a word salad loaded with incoherent, awkward sentences. Here now are some of the most egregious chunks.

Bundy Protesters To Form Border Patrol That’ll Shoot Illegal Immigrants Who Don’t Turn Back

By July 08, 2014
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“You see an illegal. You point your gun dead at him, right between his eyes, and you say, ‘Get back across the border or you will be shot.’”

6 New Ideas for Things the Conservative Media Can Claim Are Distractions from Benghazi

By July 08, 2014
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Ben Carson just said that America’s love of Pharrell’s Happy is a kind of distraction from Benghazi. With this, it’s obvious the right is in the middle of a critical Benghazi distraction shortage. We’d like to help.

Significant Holes Emerge in The Washington Post’s NSA Story After It’s Too Late

By July 08, 2014
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Barton Gellman has been one of the better, more responsible reporters with access to the Snowden files, but his latest article is a journalistic mess, to put it mildly.

We Watched Dinesh D’Souza’s New Film ‘America’ So You Don’t Have To

By July 08, 2014
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‘America’ is a stunning triumph of Glenn Beck-style political paranoia.

Viagra Aficionado Rush Limbaugh Says Young People Only Care About Sex

By July 07, 2014
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Instead of slut-shaming Sandra Fluke and other women for wanting affordable, safe contraception included in their health insurance policies in the same way men are covered for vasectomies and the like, Limbaugh attacked men for a change.

Alex Jones Isn’t Making Up “Jack Crap,” Says Alex Jones in Epic Rant

By July 07, 2014
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On his show today Jones insisted he’s not making anything up. Specifically, he’s not making up “jack crap.”

David Gregory Thinks Racists Who Yelled At Kids Are Just Mad At Government

By July 07, 2014
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Nothing about the ugly incident last week warrants an attempt at so-called “objective” journalism.

Here’s What To Do With All Those “Coal Rolling” Conservative Truckers

By July 07, 2014
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This is a solution we can all get behind.

NSA Inadvertently Collected Thousands of Non-Targeted Emails, Uncovered Terrorism and Nuclear Weapons Projects

By July 07, 2014
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Scooping Glenn Greenwald, The Washington Post‘s Barton Gellman published details of the NSA’s collection of emails and text messages that include references to and personal details about non-targeted individuals, as well as NSA success stories and questionable flaws.