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Geraldo Rivera: Hoodie ‘allowed’ Zimmerman to kill Martin

Update (below): Geraldo’s own son ‘ashamed’ of him Fox News host Geraldo Rivera thinks he knows who or what is to blame for the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin: the hoodie did it. Appearing on Fox News early Friday morning, Rivera conceded that George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who…

New Yorkers hold Million Hoodie March in honor of slain teen

Thousands gathered in New York City on Wednesday for a “Million Hoodie March” to show their support for Florida teen Trayvon Martin, who was recently gunned down by a neighborhood watch vigilante. “My heart is in pain,” Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, told the crowd. “But to see the support of…

Kirk Cameron on anti-LGBT remarks: I’ve been bullied too

Actor Kirk Cameron said on Tuesday that he can sympathize with the LGBT people who he has called “unnatural” and “destructive” because he has been bullied too. In an interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan earlier this month, Cameron asserted that his Christian faith taught him that homosexuality was “destructive to…

Atheists use ‘unholy water’ to ‘unbless’ Florida highway

Atheists gathered in Polk County, Florida on Sunday used “unholy water” to wash away a blessing placed on a highway by a religious group one year ago. “We come in peace,” Humanists of Florida Association (HFA) director Mark Palmer shouted to a group assembled to “unbless” Highway 98. “Now that’s…

Issa heckled at bank hearing: ‘Shame on you!’

At an unusual congressional hearing in Brooklyn on Monday, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) was interrupted by protesters who claimed he had favored banks over people. “We want you to go and fight for us!” one woman shouted. “Vote for the people that elected you!…

Trayvon Martin’s mother: Shooter ‘responding to the color of his skin’

The mother of a black Florida teen who was gunned down by a neighborhood watch vigilante in February blames the incident on racial profiling. Sabrina Fulton told NBC’s Matt Lauer on Monday that her son, Trayvon Martin, was only shot and killed by neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman because he…

NYPD officers allegedly smash ‘medic’s’ head into glass window during OWS protest

During a night of clashes between police and “occupy wall street” protesters marking the six-month anniversary of the occupation of New York’s Zuccotti Park, citizen journalists captured an intense scuffle between police and a man who was identified as a “medic.” From the video, it appears that the police smashed…

Maddow: Republicans don’t know what’s in their abortion bills

On Friday night’s edition of The Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel treated viewers to some of the priceless comments that Facebook users have been posting to the timelines of Sam Brownback and other Republican governors whose state legislatures are currently attempting to enact draconian anti-abortion laws. “Do you have a crossword…

Bill Maher hammers response to ‘Kony 2012′

Friday night on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, Maher laid into the “kids from white liberal homes” who have made the Kony 2012 video one of the fastest-spreading Internet phenomena to date. “I know what all you college kids out there are thinking,” he said, “You’re thinking, ‘Hey! Who…

George Clooney jokes around after release from jail

Actor George Clooney was in a jovial mood when he was released from jail on Friday, poking fun at himself and those who were arrested with him for protesting outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington, DC. “It was really rough, you can imagine,” Cloony told reporters. “Have you ever been…

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