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The war on women reaches the rubber/glue phase

Well, I think we’re on the next and final phase of conservatives trying to find a narrative that allows them to conduct all-out war on women while denying that’s what they’re doing: I’m rubber and you’re glue. I’m a bit surprised they didn’t latch on to this strategy sooner, honestly,…

Bush: ‘I wish they weren’t called the Bush tax cuts’

Former President George W. Bush made a rare public appearance Tuesday morning, expressing regret that his name is attached to one of the largest tax cuts in U.S. history. According to Forbes, Bush spoke at his Institute Conference on Taxes and Economic Growth in New York City, claiming his continued…

Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s top lawyer disbarred, facing criminal charges

(UPDATED BELOW) They were Republican Arizona’s golden boys, the plain-spoken, get-tough sheriff and his legal and political foil, Sheriff Joe Arpaio and attorney Andrew Thomas. According to a post at Talking Points Memo, Thomas “might have had a bright career in Arizona politics,” but instead is today facing disbarment, criminal…

Van Jones: Libertarianism ‘would spit in the face of Dr. King’

Former White House adviser Van Jones on Monday defended recent remarks he made against “so-called libertarians” by saying, “I think we have to start punching back.” In a March speech to the Occupy movement in Los Angeles, Jones had called libertarianism a “despicable ideology.” “They say they’re Patriots but they…

Video shows man beaten, stripped and robbed by Baltimore crowd

A tourist was recently accosted by a crowd of people in Baltimore, Maryland after they spotted an expensive watch on his wrist, in an incident that was caught on tape and is now receiving national attention. The assault occurred the morning after St. Patrick’s Day, but the victim has not…

Woman’s toxic suicide results in hazmat scare, evacuation

Residents had to be evacuated from a Boston apartment building after a resident committed suicide by ingesting a chemical that the human body metabolizes into a type of cyanide. According to a report from New England Cable News, firefighters and police donned hazmat suits to handle the body of a…

Colbert: ‘It’s up to the gays to keep us from discriminating’

In Stephen Colbert’s mind, the person that would be the best choice to be Mitt Romney’s running mate is Rep. Steve King (R-IA), especially for his anti-gay stance. Colbert shared his support Tuesday evening for the ultra conservative congressman being the ideal VP choice for the likely GOP presidential nominee,…

Police: Woman broke into home and tried breast feeding stranger’s baby

A woman in Brookings, South Dakota says she’s innocent after she was accused of breaking into a home and then trying to breast feed another woman’s infant. The two-month-old’s mother said she was awoken by her dogs at around 5 a.m. on Sunday and called 911 when she found Rebecca…

Tulsa men confess to shooting rampage in black neighborhood

Two Tulsa, Oklahoma men have confessed to a shooting rampage last Friday morning that left three dead and two injured, police said Monday night in an affidavit. Jacob England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, were charged in court on Monday with several counts of murder and attempted murder, and illegally…

Stewart creates ‘LOLCats’ image to respond to Judith Miller

Jon Stewart analyzed the fallout from NBC editing the 911 call tapes of Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman Monday night, including poking fun at Fox News’ outrage at their news rival. Stewart was intrigued by Fox News contributor Judith Miller criticizing NBC for bad journalism, citing how Miller is notorious…

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