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David Letterman presents ‘Ann and Mitt Romney Lies’

Monday night on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” host David Letterman premiered a new segment called “Ann and Mitt Romney Lies.” “Ann,” he said, “The lovely Ann Romney, married to, uh…MITCH Romney.” Letterman then rolled a clip of a Fox News interview with presumptive Republican nominee Gov. Mitt Romney…

Astronaut Neil Armstrong dead at 82

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on Earth’s moon, has passed away at the age of 82. According to Reuters, Armstrong underwent heart-bypass surgery earlier this month “to relieve blocked coronary arteries.” Armstrong, as commander of the Apollo 11 mission, became the first person to walk on…

Actor Nathan Lane compares Paul Ryan to Wicked Witch of the West

Actor Nathan Lane, star of Broadway’s “The Producers” and the film “The Birdcage” took a few sardonic jabs at the Romney campaign on Friday night at a fundraiser for President Barack Obama on Friday night, according to Huffington Post. At the event, which was held at a supporter’s residence in…

Uygur: Did David Koch buy Paul Ryan the VP slot?

On Friday night’s edition of “The Young Turks,” host Cenk Uygur highlighted a report by controversial Republican political operative Roger Stone. The report alleges that vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) arrived at his place on the ticket through the machinations of David Koch, half of the powerful billionaire…

Obama ad: We don’t need a ‘Birther-in-Chief’

The campaign to re-elect President Barack Obama has released a new ad responding to Republican presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA)’s “birther” joke yesterday at an appearance in Michigan. The short-but-memorable ad asked viewers if they were holding out hope that Romney has a vision for the middle class, then…

Maddow and Hayes: Romney trolling liberals so racists will vote for him

Friday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow was joined by “Up with Chris Hayes” host Chris Hayes for a discussion of the fact that in the thick of the campaign, with fewer and fewer things running in his favor, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA)…

Report: Seniors to pay $60,000 more under Romney/Ryan Medicare plan

A report by the public policy research group the Center for American Progress has concluded that seniors would pay, on average, $60,000 more for health care over the course of their retirement under the Medicare replacement plan proposed by presumptive Republican presidential and vice presidential nominees, Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA)…

FDA trying to ban gay men as sperm donors

[Clarification: This story was originally published by the Associated Press in 2005.] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is preparing to implement new rules that will ban men who have had sex with other men from acting as anonymous sperm donors. The agency claims to be adopting the measures…

Gay man alleges discrimination in suit against Library of Congress

A gay man who says he was harassed on the job and ultimately fired over his sexual orientation has filed a federal suit against the Library of Congress. According to the Washington Post, Peter TerVeer was employed as an auditor in the office of the Library’s Inspector General, but when…

News anchor’s offer to ‘canoodle’ gets squashed flat by woman weather host

A news anchor’s misunderstanding of the word “canoodle” and what looked like an on-air proposition combined to leave a Vancouver, British Columbia TV news team giggling, blushing and stammering during a broadcast earlier this week. CTV Vancouver Island anchor Andrew Johnson was ending a story in which a woman reminisced…

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