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Olbermann labels Minnesota lawmaker ‘worst person’ for cutting off booze

Keith Olbermann slammed the Minnesota Republican Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch on Wednedsay night’s “Worst Persons” segment of Countdown. Koch was blamed for the political standoff there that has led to Minnesota’s state government shut-down. Because of the shut-down, bars, restaurants and stores in the state are running out of…

Cantor’s version of debt talks ‘completely overblown’

A Democratic aide present at the debt talks between prominent Republicans and President Barack Obama said that Rep. Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) claim that the president “stormed out” of the meeting was completely overblown, Ed Schultz reported on MSNBC Wednesday night. Schultz said that Republicans have been trying to chip away…

Rachel Maddow: Nationwide attack on abortion shows ‘tea party’ just Republicans

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow claimed Wednesday night that the tea party movement was indistinguishable from the Republican Party, noting that states have enacted a record number of abortion restrictions since so-called “tea party candidates” were elected in 2010. “Eighty different anti-abortion laws, not just proposed… but enacted,” she said, “thanks…

Son of former DC mayor Marion Barry charged with PCP possession

The son of former Washington, D.C. mayor and D.C. Council member Marion Barry has been charged with possession with the intent to sell PCP, according to WOTP. Police officers found five sandwich bags of marijuana and a vial of PCP in the 31-year-old’s apartment. Barry was elected as mayor of D.C.…

Natural shields against global warming being weakened: study

PARIS — The soil and the ocean are being weakened as buffers against global warming, in a vicious circle with long-term implications for the climate system, say two new investigations. If the seas and the land are less able to soak up or store greenhouse gases, more of these carbon…

Obama walks out of debt-limit talks, tells Cantor ‘don’t call my bluff’

President Barack Obama stormed out of tense debt-limit talks Wednesday with his top Republican foes after declaring he was ready to stake his reelection on the outcome, a Republican aide said. Obama needs the Republican-led House of Representatives and Democratic-held Senate to sign off on a deal to close the…

Man wins right to wear pasta strainer on head in driver’s license photo

VIENNA — Pasta strainers are now considered suitable religious headgear in Austria … at least as far as the transport authorities are concerned. Three years after applying for a new driver’s licence, an Austrian man has finally received the laminated card. And the picture shows him sporting an upturned pasta…

Fox and Friends distorts video clip to attack Rep. Keith Ellison

The hosts of Fox and Friends lashed out at Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) on Tuesday, accusing him of having “Bachmann derangment syndrome” for claiming that Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) and conservatives lawmakers like her have a poor record on women’s issues. “We live in an era of extremism,” Ellison said July…

Gov. Scott Walker shouted down during college speech

Teachers and others upset with Republican Governor Scott Walker converged on Gateway Technical College in Racine, Wisconsin to protest against his budget cuts and attack on collective bargaining rights. Walker was at the college to speak about the future of the technical college system, but his speech was drowned out…

Parody: Marcus and Michele Bachmann on saving marriage

The Second City Network and Andy Cobb present this hilarious parody of Marcus and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) discussing their Christian counseling center’s role in saving the tradition of marriage. Watch video, uploaded to YouTube, below:…

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