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Palin: ‘Frack, baby, frack’ a ‘very important’ policy

Half-term Republican Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Tuesday blasted President Barack Obama as “ignorant” on energy policy, saying he wasn’t doing enough to support “drill, baby, drill” and “frack, baby, frack.” During a Tuesday interview on Fox News, Palin avoided praising Obama’s efforts to crack down on oil speculators, while…

NH GOP-er: Equal pay is really about workers ‘suing their employers unnecessarily’

A top figure for the New Hampshire Republicans felt Tuesday that the push for equal pay for female employees is actually just a Democratic plot to help lawyers make money. New Hampshire GOP spokesperson Tory Mazzola told WBIN-TV dismissed the thought of any legislation, such as the Lilly Ledbetter Act,…

Illinois man dies in attack by swans

A man whose job was to maintain and care for the swans at a suburban condominium complex in Des Plaines, Illinois was killed yesterday in what appears to have been a freak attack by one or more of the birds, according to a report at KSDK.com. Anthony Hensley, 37, paddled…

Colbert: Romney could be ‘dropping a deuce in the pasta bowl’ at dinner

Stephen Colbert explored Tuesday evening how likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney received a bump in recent polls for the general election: His dinner table pranks. Colbert took a look at the Romneys’ interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer, where the former Massachusetts governor mentioned how his family played pranks at…

Stewart: Senate GOP thinks $47 billion ‘is less’ than $300 million

Jon Stewart picked apart Senate Republicans for filibustering the Buffett Rule on his show Monday evening, including poking fun at that thought of them considering millions to be more than billions. Stewart noted how Republicans devalued the $47 billion in revenue the Buffett Rule would bring in but previously considered…

Gulf fishermen report eyeless shrimp, malformed fish hearts after oil spill

Dr. Jim Cowan, with Louisiana State University’s Department of Oceanography, spoke to Al Jazeera recently and described the regular complaints he gets from fishermen, who often warn of deformed sea life like eyeless shrimp, crabs without claws, fish whose hearts don’t fully form, and numerous creatures with unexplained lesions on…

Rep. Allen West: Thin line between communism and progressivism

Rep. Allen West, a tea party Republican from Florida, said Tuesday that he did not regret describing the members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus as communists. At a forum, he called on journalists to study the political spectrum of ideologies and claimed that in the early 1900s, American communists called…

Author Chris Mooney explains conflict between science and ‘the Republican brain’

Journalist and author Chris Mooney explained his new book Tuesday on MSNBC, which examines the psychological reasons behind the clash between conservatives and modern science. America is extraordinarily divided today over reality and what’s factually true in a left, right way,” he explained. “I show evidence suggesting that liberals tend…

Researchers create nanosponges to suck up oil spills

Nanosponges created by researchers at Penn State and Rice University have the potential to revolutionize the way environmentally-devastating oil spills are cleaned up. The nanosponges are hydrophobic — they repeal water — and highly porous, being comprised of more than 99 percent air. Their composition makes them able to adsorb…

CNN contributor Dana Loesch: Women ‘get raped’ for supporting the left

CNN contributor and blogger Dana Loesch said Monday at the Tea Party Tax Day rally in Chicago that women “get raped” for supporting liberals and progressives like the “Occupy Wall Street” movement. “What did women receive for supporting the left?” she asked the crowd. “You’ve seen it here with your…

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