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Right-wing attorney says St. Louis Cardinals ban on crosses puts us ‘in grave danger’

The Major League Baseball team in St. Louis, Missouri put every American “in grave danger” of God’s wrath when the team’s manager asked park custodians to stop leaving religious symbols on the pitcher’s mound, according to an attorney for a religious fundamentalist group. The Cardinals’ general manager asked stadium workers…

Los Angeles sheriff awards comedian for racially-motivated routine

The sheriff for Los Angeles County is facing criticism for presenting an award to a comedian who told a series of racially-motivated jokes at a luncheon held Wednesday, leaving some in the crowd feeling very uncomfortable. About 600-700 people were present for Wednesday’s lunch, put on by the Peace Officers…

Skydiver ends season of shortstop he landed on during a baseball game

A skydiver parachuting into a baseball stadium in Missouri this weekend accidentally kicked a baseball player in the face as he was landing, causing a concussion that ended the player’s season. “Obviously I was a little upset and kind of frustrated about how the whole situation developed,” shortstop Mattingly Romanin…

Group asks NRA to kick ‘racist’ Ted Nugent off its board

A gun control group is petitioning the National Rifle Association (NRA) to remove rocker Ted Nugent from its board of directors after he wrote an uttered a string of racially inflammatory comments about the killing of Trayvon Martin. Nugent’s seeming focus on fanning racial tensions did not sit very well…

Small government promoter Rick Perry sends Texas $2.6 million bill for promotional travel

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) likes to talk tough about his small government credentials, but the numbers he’s been racking up lately tell a different tale: according to The Houston Chronicle, the arch conservative’s out-of-state security detail has cost Texas taxpayers a whopping $2.6 million since he was reelected in…

Nugent: Stevie Wonder’s Florida boycott inspired by drug abuse

Speaking to right-wing talk show host and occasional Fox News contributor Andrea Tantaros on Tuesday, National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent declared that musicians like Stevie Wonder, who plan to boycott the state of Florida in the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal, are brain-damaged from a lifetime of drug…

Rep. King sticking to claim that most young immigrants are drug mules

Update (below): Idaho Republican shames the media for reporting on King’s comments Second update (below): White House spokesperson calls King’s comments ‘unfortunate’ Rep. Steve King (R-IA) appears to be sticking to his allegation that most young immigrants who fall under the terms of the DREAM Act are secretly drug mules…

Beck wears condom glove and ‘birth control nose ring’ to mock MSNBC host

Looking a bit like a homeless re-imagining of horror movie icon Freddy Krueger, right-wing conspiracy theorist Glenn Beck appeared on his Blaze TV Internet show Monday sporting a beard, rolling condoms onto his fingers and taping a birth control pill to his nose in an apparent effort to mock MSNBC…

Woman accused of sending ricin to Obama gives birth behind bars

A Texas woman accused of sending the poisonous toxin ricin to President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave birth behind bars earlier this month, officials said Wednesday. Shannon Guess Richardson, 35, gave birth to a boy on July 4, some four months ahead of her due…

Hannity: Defund Obamacare and let Democrats shut down the government

Speaking to Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) on his radio show Tuesday, Republican opinion host Sean Hannity urged the tea party favorite to stand with fellow Republicans and force a government shutdown later this year by refusing to vote for any spending bill that includes money to implement the Affordable Care…

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