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Bill O’Reilly answers Jon Stewart’s War on Christmas attack: ‘In his heart, he knows I’m right’

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly responded to Jon Stewart’s criticism of his annual “War on Christmas” commentaries on Wednesday by accusing Stewart of ignoring evidence of secular intimidation against “traditional Americans.” “I hope Jon Stewart will reconsider the situation, because in his heart, he knows I’m right,” O’Reilly said of…

FBI searches former Michele Bachmann campaign staffer’s home

The Federal Bureau of Investigations confiscated materials belonging to a former aide to Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-MN) presidential campaign who left under acrimonious circumstances to help one of her GOP primary opponents. The Daily Beast reported on Wednesday that agents spent hours at the home of former Iowa state Sen.…

Black Republican: What has Obama done for the Black community?

A spokesperson for the Republican National Committee (RNC) deflected criticism over the party’s public statement regarding Rosa Parks on Wednesday by trying to paint the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as a problem for the Black community, which he suggested has been ignored by President Barack Obama and his Democratic party.…

Florida teen arrested for shooting classmate in the face

A 17-year-old Florida teen was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly shooting a 15-year-old classmate in the face. WKMG-TV reported that the Orange County Sheriff’s Department arrested J-Morian Eddie Patrick Bell in connection with the shooting of Ja’Roderick Smith. Witnesses said the two got into a fight after classes at West…

Jon Stewart skewers Sarah Palin and Bill O’Reilly’s defense of ‘inexorable black hole that is Christmas’

Jon Stewart waded into the “war on Christmas” on The Daily Show on Tuesday, mocking conservative personalities like Bill O’Reilly, who was driven to ask “what holiday is Santa celebrating?” after seeing a Macy’s ad depicting Santa Claus helping customers with a “holiday gift list,” as opposed to a Christmas…

Debbie Wasserman Schultz schools Newt Gingrich over ‘war on women’ crack about Joe Biden

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s (R) awkward attempt to link Vice President Joe Biden to the GOP’s policies against womens’ reproductive health was smacked down hard by Democratic National Committee chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) on Tuesday. “Democrats like to complain about a Republican ‘war on women,’” Gingrich said…

Scott Walker aide behind ‘Black Friday’ fundraiser fired for racist tweets

In the second misstep by his re-election campaign within 24 hours, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) fired a top staffer on Tuesday for a series of offensive online remarks targeting Latinos. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported that Walker’s campaign terminated 23-year-old deputy finance director Taylor Palmisano after the Journal-Sentinel brought to…

Climate change-denying Texas Rep. to lead House meeting on extraterrestrials

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), who has been openly skeptical regarding global climate change, will use one of the House’s seven remaining workdays this year to chair a hearing regarding the possible existence of life outside of Earth. Smith, chair of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, will lead…

Kentucky town from ‘Colbert Report’ to pay police chief in Bitcoin

A Kentucky town that gained national attention after being featured on Comedy Central’s Colbert Report earlier this year has granted its police chief’s request to be paid in the online currency Bitcoin. The Hazard Herald reported that the city commission in Vicco approved Chief Tony Vaughn’s request on Monday after…

Washington D.C. cop accused of taking nude photos of 15-year-old girl

A Washington D.C. police officer was arrested Monday night and accused of making child pornography following an incident involving a 15-year-old girl. D.C.ist reported that authorities recovered photos of the girl and at least two other unidentified people who could be teen girls, after conducting a search against Officer Marc…

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