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Task force recommends HIV testing for everyone

The U.S. Preventative Task Force has recommended that every American between the ages of 15 and 65 get tested for HIV. According to ABC News, the task force, an independent panel formed of mainly primary care providers, hopes to curb transmission of HIV and to speed treatment to people who…

Maddow to GOP: McCain is totally not who you want as your foreign policy expert

On Monday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed how Republicans are doing themselves a disservice by allowing Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) to be their de facto leader and spokesperson on foreign policy. Maddow began the segment by discussing President Barack Obama’s historic visits to Myanmar…

Arizona gun store owner bans Obama voters from premises

A gun store owner in Pinetop, Arizona wants you to know that if you’re one of the 736 people in that town who voted for Barack Obama, you’re no longer welcome in his store. According to the Phoenix News-Times, Cope Reynolds, the owner of the Southwest Shooting Authority store, posted…

Fox’s Kilmeade says network picks female talent from ‘Victoria’s Secret catalog’

Brian Kilmeade, one of the three hosts of the Fox News Channel’s morning show “Fox and Friends” said in a radio segment that the network chooses its female on air personnel from the “Victoria’s Secret catalog.” According to Think Progress, Kilmeade made the remarks on his Fox News Radio show,…

Maher to Obama: Be an ‘angry black man with a liberal agenda’ like Fox says

Friday night on his weekly “New Rules” segment of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher offered a bit of advice to President Barack Obama regarding his second term. “Now that he’s been re-elected, President Obama must get back at all those right wing hacks who tried to paint…

Texas Democrat calls for Rick Perry to be drug tested

A Texas Democratic state senator has suggested that if Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) wants to follow through with his plan to drug test his state’s unemployed, then the governor himself should also be tested. According to Huffington Post, State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer (D-San Antonio) said that as the…

Maddow: McCain ‘the engine driving the crazy’ on Benghazi conspiracy theories

Thursday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)’s recent attacks on U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice and declared that the former presidential candidate is grasping at relevance with this controversy and sullying whatever positive accomplishments may be left in his legacy…

Hostess closing all plants and laying off 18,500 to avoid labor deal

Texas-based Hostess Brands, the company that makes Twinkies, Hostess Cupcakes and Wonder Bread has announced that it is laying off all of its 18,500 employees and closing all of its U.S. facilities in response to a labor strike that has paralyzed the company since last weekend. Hostess announced on Friday…

Colbert: Treat your flu with crystal meth, it’s science!

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert discussed a study published in Medical Daily that suggests that crystal methamphetamine may fight the flu virus. The host premiered a segment called “Cheating Death with Dr. Stephen T. Colbert, DFA,” DFA standing for Doctorate of Fine Arts, which Colbert said…

iPhone 5, Galaxy S3 added to U.S. patent battle

A California judge granted motions to add Apple’s iPhone 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy S3 with the Jelly Bean operating system to a patent infringement suit between the mobile giants. San Jose judge Paul Grewal granted the motions filed by the two companies, which are embroiled in patent lawsuits in 10…

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