Politics

Fox News Doctor Prescribes Insane ‘American Jihad’ To Cure the World

By October 29, 2014
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Cue-balled witch doctor Keith Ablow cooks up a pungent nationalist potion to give to the world.

If the News Media Wants Better Access to the White House, It Needs to Grow the Hell Up

By October 29, 2014
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If the president’s suit color is worthy of above-the-fold press coverage, it’s baffling how anyone can seriously argue that the press deserves more access to the behind-the-scenes minutia inside the White House.

Sarah Palin Might Run for Office Again — Just to Troll Democrats

By October 28, 2014
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Idiocracy isn’t too far off.

Republican Candidate’s Pro-Redskins Campaign Ad Is Totally Incoherent

By October 28, 2014
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This is the perfect ad for when your campaign is all out of ideas.

The GOP’s New and Subtly Racist Anti-Obama Attack Ad Will Scare You To Death

By October 28, 2014
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The Republican Party’s closing argument in the 2014 midterms: Have You Crapped Your Big-Boy Pants Yet?

NRA Kills Pennsylvania Bill That Would Ban the Slaughter of Dogs and Cats for Food

By October 27, 2014
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The gun industry lobbyist group successfully convinced lawmakers to bury the legislation in the state house. Why? Because an amendment in the bill would have banned the cruel and gratuitous tradition of “pigeon shoots.”

Once and For All, There’s No Such Thing as “The War on Whistleblowers” and Here’s Why

By October 27, 2014
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On Friday night, James Risen of The New York Times appeared as a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher and, among other things, repeated the tired meme that Obama is Worse Than Bush when it comes to press freedom and whistleblowers.

Herman Cain Insults Black People, Calls 50% ‘Clueless’

By October 24, 2014
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While Cain isn’t exactly the GOP’s brightest hope, he is an African American and at least projects some sort of image of inclusiveness in the notoriously white party. Sadly, Cain is incapable of keeping his foot out of his mouth.

Louie Gohmert Believes Our Troops Can’t Fight Because of Alleged Greek-Style Gay Massages

By October 24, 2014
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Gohmert thinks that because it happened in, you know, 334 B.C., it must be happening now.

Apparently, Guns For Domestic Violence Offenders Is a Mainstream Conservative Cause

By October 24, 2014
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The NRA specifically argues in favor of a domestic abuser’s right to retain illegal guns.

Romney Says He Lost Hispanic Vote Because He Didn’t Spend Enough Money Bullsh*tting Them

By October 23, 2014
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Mitt Romney gets the answer to this easy question so wrong, he’s almost right.

PODCAST: Bob and Chez Discuss the White Trash Palins; The Death of Journalism; and the NRA Hipster Douchebag

By October 23, 2014
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This week’s show: Audio Recording of the Palin Family Brawl; Expensive Fashion Accessories; Charles Bowen’s Fair-Use Guide for Bloggers; The Palins and Their White Trash Stretch Limo; Remembering Ben Bradlee and Real Journalism; The NRA Hipster; Guns are ‘Bits of Plastic and Metal'; and much more.

Marco Rubio Stays Classy, Attacks President Obama In Ottawa Shooting Statement

By October 23, 2014
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It has become a sad fact of life that it is never too soon to use tragic events for political reasons, but even within that ghoulish game, there are rules.

Monica and Hillary the Movie: Let’s Make It Happen

By October 23, 2014
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Can these women put aside their differences, find some common ground, and form an unstoppable duo to bring the country together at last?

The NRA Hipster is Back to Tell Us that Guns Are Just “Bits of Plastic and Metal”

By October 23, 2014
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You might recall our coverage of Billy’s previous NRA effort in which he explained how gun classes should be taught in schools.

Glenn Greenwald’s Reaction to Attack in Quebec: “It’s Not the Slightest Bit Surprising”

By October 22, 2014
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He performs some typically Greenwaldian semantic gymnastics, both blaming Canadian military hubris for the attack, but then insisting Canada’s militarism doesn’t justify what happened.

Here’s Video Of Chris Christie Saying He’s ‘Tired Of Hearing About the Minimum Wage’

By October 22, 2014
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A comment like this won’t likely hurt Christie in a Republican primary, where heartlessness is a virtue.

Bristol Palin Says She Was Called a C*nt, Had Her $300 Sunglasses Stolen in New Police Audio of Fight

By October 21, 2014
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Listen to this and laugh and laugh. Then stop laughing and weep openly when you remind yourself that this woman was once poised to be a heartbeat away from living in the White House.