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Conservatives lash out at Charles Krauthammer for saying Benghazi scandal is ‘over’

Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer set off a firestorm earlier this week when he said that his fellow Republicans need to let go of their quixotic obsession with the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Think Progress reported that in the wake of the statements, conservatives have lashed out…

Chelsea Manning re-honored as grand marshal of 2014 San Francisco Pride parade

Imprisoned U.S. Army Private Chelsea Manning has been awarded an honorary grand marshalship for this year’s San Francisco Pride parade. The Associated Press reported Saturday that the organizing committee chose Manning to amend for the controversy that surrounded her nomination last year, which was later rescinded. Manning — who was…

Mike Huckabee: How can Obama support same-sex marriage and call himself a Christian?

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) attacked President Barack Obama on Friday night over his support of same-sex marriage. Mediaite reported that Huckabee was appearing on “The O’Reilly Factor” with substitute host Laura Ingraham when he made disparaging remarks about the president’s Christian faith. In 2008, said Huckabee, Obama stated…

Bill Maher: Today’s Republicans ‘aren’t built to govern,’ just talk radio stars in training

On Friday night, “Real Time” host Bill Maher used the last part of his weekly “New Rules” segment to slam the Republican Party and its growing resemblance to talk radio, an industry that seems to exist only to constantly indulge in “bitching about the government” and spreading “stupidity.” “The GOP…

Sheriff Joe Arpaio sniffs: ‘No one seems to care’ about anti-Italian racism against me

Maricopa County, Arizona’s controversial anti-immigration Sheriff Joe Arpaio said in a radio interview on Thursday that if he were as racist as people are against Italians like himself, “I’d be driven out of the country.” Arpaio — whose department has been cited by the federal government on multiple occasions for…

Texas school secretary challenges firing over ‘Run, ni**er, run’ Obama post on Facebook

A former school secretary in Harlingen, TX sued the school district for firing him over a racist post on the social medium Facebook. Courthouse News Service reported that Abel Gonzalez believes that his right of free speech was infringed upon by the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District. Gonzales’ suit, which…

Anti-gay crusader Peter LaBarbara detained in Canada under ‘hate propaganda’ law

Longtime anti-LGBT crusader and leader of the group Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) Peter LaBarbera was denied entry into Canada on Thursday. According to BarbWire.com, the country blocked LaBarbera at the border under its “hate propaganda” law, which forbids the spread of misinformation and hate speech about protected…

Du Pont heir never completed court-ordered treatment after conviction for daughter’s rape

An heir to the DuPont chemical fortune who was convicted of raping his daughter did not attend the court-mandated sex offender treatment program that enabled him to avoid jail time. Delaware online reported Thursday that Robert H. Richards IV was ordered in February of 2009 to report to an inpatient…

Louisiana teacher suspended for calling 12-year-old girl a ‘sassy slut’

A life sciences teacher at Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport, LA was placed on six days’ administrative leave this week after she allegedly called a 12-year-old female student a “sassy slut” in front of other students. According to KTBS, the girl’s mother was horrified to hear what the teacher reportedly…

Colbert: LGBT ‘boy-on-boycott’ of Mozilla is gay totalitarianism at its worst

On Wednesday, Stephen Colbert addressed the forced resignation of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, blaming “left-wing loudmouths” for driving the embattled executive from his post. “I like Eich,” Colbert declared. “In fact, I’ve been called something of an Eichmann.” Mozilla employees and LGBT activists raised a clamor over Eich’s donation of…

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