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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on military sexual assault: The victims’ voices aren’t being heard

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) on Wednesday attempted to make the case for her legislation to crack down on military sexual assaults. “The problem is very clear, because the victims have told us what it is,” she said as the Senate Armed Services Committee considered amendments to the annual defense spending…

Robertson tells viewer disaster prophets are ‘nutty’

Televangelist Pat Robertson ignored his own history in reassuring a 700 Club viewer against false prophets on Wednesday, Right Wing Watch reported. “Predictive prophecy about disaster is almost always something from the psychic world,” Robertson advised the viewer, Merin. “It’s not something from God.” Robertson’s statements come just over a…

Texas gun range offers assault rifle practice — from a helicopter

Some residents in Denton, Texas are in fear of ricocheting bullets after discovering that a nearby gun range allows customers to fire their assault rifles from a helicopter. Michael Lauer and his wife told WFAA that Helicoptersniper.com had turned his peaceful neighborhood into a war zone. “The first time they…

Ruckus in Wisconsin Senate: Republicans push through ultrasound bill after silencing Democrats

Republican state senators in Wisconsin on Wednesday silenced Democratic lawmakers while passing a bill requiring women to undergo an ultrasound procedure before being able to receive an abortion. Wednesday’s Senate session began with state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout (D) reading letters from several constituents who opposed the bill. “The idea of…

Fox News host breathlessly praises British neo-fascist: ‘We’ve got your back’

The leader of a British neo-fascist white supremacist group earned praise from Fox News host Brian Kilmeade this week on his radio program, just one day before he gave a very similar interview to BBC Radio that sparked a torrent of controversy across the U.K. “Kilmeade and Friends” featured the…

Two-headed kitten born in Oregon

A kitten with two faces was born on Tuesday in Amity, Oregon. Now named “Deucy,” the tiny wonder reportedly meows loudly out of both mouths, but has one body and one set of organs. Veterinarians said all of the baby’s parts seem to be “in working order.” Watch the video,…

Democrat strips anti-sexual assault measure out of military spending bill

Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) stripped a measure proposed by fellow Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) that would have taken sexual assault reporting out of the chain of command out of a defense spending bill on Tuesday. Gillibrand’s bill, which had 27 co-sponsors — four of which were Republicans, was opposed…

Coloring book publisher: White House cussed at us after Obama friend included on ‘evil terror’ list

The publisher of a controversial coloring book company says that the White House emailed profanity to his company after one of President Barack Obama’s friends was included on its “The True Faces of Evil – Terror” list. Really Big Coloring Books founder Wayne Bell on Wednesday told Fox News host…

Conan ‘melds’ Sen. McCain and Rep. Bachmann into a single person

In a video mash-up segment aired Tuesday night called “If They Melded,” TBS late night talk show host Conan O’Brien merged Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) into a single being. Correction: A single, terrifying being. Several other mash-up victims included celebutante Kris Jener and the Dalai…

CNN’s Tapper shreds GOP Rep. King’s push to prosecute NSA journalists

CNN reporter Jake Tapper appeared on the network’s morning show Starting Point Wednesday with a response to a Republican member of Congress who said Tuesday he wants to see reporters being prosecuted for breaking stories about the National Security Agency (NSA). That member of Congress is Rep. Peter King (R-NY),…

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