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Florida group flies plane over Disney World to warn visitors of ‘Gay Day’

The Florida Family Association spent $7,000 to have an aircraft to fly near Disney World on Friday and Saturday with a banner that warned visitors of “Gay Day.” “Gay Day” is a six day celebration of gay and lesbian pride held in Orlando, FL, with Saturday spent at Walt Disney’s…

Lawrence O’Donnell to Bill O’Reilly: Remember your own sex scandal?

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell said it was “really uncool” for Fox News host Bill O’Reilly to comment on Rep. Anthony Weiner’s current fiasco, since O’Reilly had his own sex scandal in 2004. “Bill, you really should take a pass on this Twitter story,” he said. “You are in no position…

Bernstein: Fight over debt limit a ‘fake, manufactured controversy’

The investigative journalist who helped uncover the Watergate scandal said Thursday that the fight over raising the federal debt limited was a contrived debate, manufactured “particularly by Republicans.” “They’re going to take it to the cliff and pull back at the last minute, but the consequences of that are very…

Three arrested in protest of proposed North Carolina same sex marriage ban

Three activists were arrested Thursday afternoon after entering the North Carolina House floor and chanting “Liberty and Justice for All in North Carolina” while the chamber was in session. The incident was part of a GetEQUAL campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment to the North Carolina Constitution that would define…

ACLU challenges Georgia ‘show me your papers’ law

The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia and other rights groups are challenging in federal court Georgia’s law to crack down on illegal immigrants. The law, allegedly inspired by a controversial Arizona law, authorizes police to check the immigration status of criminal suspects they think may be in the country…

Iran not a nuclear threat, says Pulitzer Prize winning journalist

In an interview with Scott Horton of Antiwar Radio, investigative journalist Seymour Hersh warned that the United States’ “aggressive” sanction policy against Iran was aimed at halting a nuclear weapons program that does not exist. “Clearly the sanction policy is aimed at trying to force Iran to change its foreign…

Rep. Anthony Weiner on Rachel Maddow Show: I don’t know if lewd photo is of me

New York Congressman Anthony Weiner appeared on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show Wednesday night where he answered questions about the fiasco that has come to be known as “Weinergate.” The Twitter account of the Rep. Weiner allegedly sent a racy photo to a female college student from Seattle. He claimed…

Bill O’Reilly compares ‘Weinergate’ to WikiLeaks: National security is involved

Commenting on allegations that New York Rep. Anthony Weiner tweeted an inappropriate image of himself, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly insisted that the FBI needed to be involved in the incident because it could be a national security risk. “The FBI should be involved in the Weiner story, but they…

No ‘hacking’ necessary to post lewd ‘Weinergate’ photo on Twitter

It was not necessary to hack into Rep. Anthony Weiner’s Twitter account to post a lewd photo, thanks to a feature on the picture hosting site yFrog.com. In an incident that has come to be known as “Weinergate,” the Twitter account of the New York congressman sent a racy photo…

Ku Klux Klan protests Westboro Baptist Church at Arlington National Cemetery

Ten members of the Virginian branch of the Ku Klux Klan participated in a counter-demonstration against the Westboro Baptist Church on Memorial Day. Three members of the Westboro Baptist Church protested at Arlington National Cemetery on Sunday, holding signs that read “Pray for more dead soldiers.” They were met by…

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