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Chris Matthews: Bush was ‘wise ass rich kid’ about bin Laden

MSNBC host Chris Matthews said Tuesday that former President George W. Bush had a “wise ass” attitude about terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. “I’m not a Bush hater, but that was wise-ass behavior there,” he said. “Just wise-ass. I mean this is the rich kid acting like I don’t care…

Sixty-five arrested during protest of California budget cuts

The California Highway Patrol arrested at least 65 protesters Monday evening at the California state Capitol after they refused to leave after the rotunda had closed. The protest in Sacramento was the first in a series of protests dubbed “State of Emergency” and planned by the California Teacher Association (CTA).…

Former Senator Alan Simpson flips off the AARP

Former Republican Senator Alan Simpson gave the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) “the finger” during a meeting hosted by the Investment Company Institute. The Huffington Post reported that Simpson argued Social Security was a “Ponzi” scheme that was originally intended as a welfare program before he lashed out at…

Taser safety studies significantly biased from ties to manufacturer

Taser safety studies may be biased due to researchers’ ties to the electrical stun guns’ manufacturer, Taser International Inc., according to cardiologists at the University of California, San Francisco. The cardiologists examined the the accuracy of 50 published studies on the potential dangers of using Taser stun guns and found…

WATCH LIVE: Boehner speaks about raising debt ceiling

Watch House Speaker John Boehner speak about raising the legal limit on federal borrowing at the Economic Club of New York, courtesy of MSNBC, below: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

UK conducted ‘virginity tests’ on immigrants

Recently uncovered United Kingdom Home Office documents show that the British government hid how often it subjected female immigrants hoping to enter the country to “virginity tests.” The documents, discovered by Australian legal academics Dr. Marinella Marmo and Dr. Evan Smith, suggest that at least 80 south Asian women underwent…

Lawsuit against Koch Industries press release parody dismissed

A lawsuit against a group of anonymous environmentalists who created a satirical press release claiming that Koch Industries would help fight climate change was dismissed Monday by U.S. District Court Judge Dale A. Kimball. The anonymous environmentalists known as Youth for Climate Truth were defended by the Public Citizen Litigation…

Minnesota state Rep. Gruenhagen: ‘Perverted’ men made abortion legal

Minnesota state Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen (R) compared the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized access abortion, to the court’s ruling in Dred Scott v. Sandford, which said former slaves could not become U.S. citizens. “Ladies, the Supreme Court made this ruling,” Gruenhagen said on House floor in reference…

Condoleezza Rice: Bush deserves credit for bin Laden’s death

Appearing on CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said both George W. Bush and President Barack Obama deserved credit for the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden. “Now it is absolutely the case that the United States of America has been fighting this war for at…

John McCain the nation’s third most disliked senator

Arizona Senator John McCain (R) is the third most disliked sitting senator in the United States, according to a recent poll. Connecticut Independent Senator Joe Lieberman is the least popular, followed by Nevada Republican Senator John Ensign. The Democrat-affiliated firm Public Policy Polling found that 53 percent of McCain’s constituents…

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