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CNN host calls out Ferguson mayor for referring to Michael Brown’s body as an ‘it’

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles (R) apologized on Thursday after CNN host Chris Cuomo called him out for repeatedly referring to slain teen Michael Brown’s body as an “it.” In an interview on CNN, Knowles told Cuomo that he immediately began supporting counter-demonstrations as soon as protests broke out in Ferguson…

Iowa 6-year-old won’t stop playing with mom’s BB gun — so she shoots him to teach a lesson

An Iowa mother was arrested this week after police said that she shot her 6-year-old son with a BB gun because she wanted to teach him a lesson. According to a police affidavit, 25-year-old Courtney Kie-Marie Owens had recently gotten a BB gun, and the 6-year-old boy repeatedly tried to…

Pat Robertson calls for anti-Obama ‘revolution’ because computers make his doctors slow

Conservative TV preacher Pat Robertson said this week that Americans needed to stage a “revolution” against President Barack Obama after a trip to the doctor that took too long because his nurse had to use a computer. “Obamacare has been a massive disaster!” Robertson opined on the Wednesday edition of…

Cop Tasers compliant teen into fit of seizures: ‘He was trying to kill my son,’ says mom

An African-American teen in Connecticut is recovering in the hospital after being shocked by Hartford police with a Taser, even though his family said that he was obeying officers’ commands. In surveillance video obtained by WTIC, 18-year-old Luis Anglero Jr. can be seen walking up to an officer, and then…

CNN scrubs iReport claiming Capt. Ron Johnson’s fraternity gestures were ‘gang signs’

Conservatives and a CNN iReport incorrectly concluded that Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson was in a gang after seeing photos of him making hand gestures to support his fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi. The Washington Post on Wednesday fact checked the assertion made by a CNN iReport that photos of…

CNN host: Nat. Guard said ‘you never know’ what Ferguson ‘n*ggers’ are going to do

CNN host Don Lemon, who has spent recent days reporting from Ferguson, recalled on Tuesday that a member of the National Guard had called protesters the n-word. During a CNN town hall event about the racial divide in the U.S., an African-American member of the audience asked what safeguards could…

St. Louis police officer fatally shoots 23-year-old African-American man holding knife

The St. Louis Police Department said on Tuesday that an officer was forced to shoot a man who was holding a knife, CNN reported. According to a spokesperson for the department, police were contacted after a 23-year-old African-American man stole a package of muffins and two energy drinks from a…

Missouri lt. gov.: We need ‘Anglo-American’ justice in Ferguson, not racial protests

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (R) on Tuesday called for Gov. Jay Nixon (D) to reinstate the curfew in Ferguson to allow the justice system — which he said was a product of “Anglo-American civilization” — to do its job. Following Monday night’s clashes with police in the wake of…

Pat Robertson: Michael Brown ‘probably was high on something’ and wasn’t ‘assassinated’

TV preacher Pat Robertson asserted this week that Ferguson police had been right to kill Michael Brown because the unarmed teen was “probably high on something” and “charged the police officer.” On the Tuesday edition of The 700 Club, Robertson weighed in on the shooting, and on the unrest in…

Dinesh D’Souza tells Gohmert’s birthday party: Liberals think our wealth is ‘stolen Nazi art’

Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza asserted on Monday that liberals believed that they were justified in taxing the rich because they viewed wealth like “stolen Nazi art.” During a 40-minutes speech at a birthday bash for Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) in Tyler, Texas, D’Souza praised the congressman for representing “the kind…

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