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Colbert: Commercialism is ruining Black Friday

Monday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert asserted that commercialism is ruining the most important retail sales day of the year, Black Friday. The host began his first show back from the Thanksgiving break by explaining that he’s been catching up on the Showtime program, “Homeland.” After quickly…

Grayson: Walmart is ‘the largest recipient of public aid in the country’

Representative-elect Alan Grayson (D-FL) said Monday that he will put mega-retailer Walmart squarely in his sights during the next Congress for the company’s liberal use of public assistance programs to supplement their workers’ wages. Speaking to Current TV host Cenk Uygur on Monday’s episode of “The Young Turks,” Grayson called…

Jon Stewart blasts media coverage of Gaza-Israel conflict

Though disappointed to learn the Iron Dome wasn’t a giant yamaka, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Monday night was thankful that the Gaza-Israel conflict ended “before it could fulfill the Mayan 2012 prophecy.” Stewart said the media seemed obsessed with finding the winners and losers in the deadly…

Maddow: GOP’s post-election rhetoric and actions veering apart

On her show Monday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow alleged that Republicans had not learned their lesson from the November election, despite appearances to the contrary. “All over the country, if you look at state newspapers and state news bureaus right now covering what it is that Republicans plan to…

Bernie Sanders ‘nervous’ about Obama’s talk of entitlement reform

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont said Monday that he worried about President Barack Obama caving to Republican demands to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. “I get nervous that instead of bringing back the old Clinton-era tax rates for the wealthiest people — 39.6 [percent] — there may be…

Cantor: Cutting Obamacare should be ‘on the table’ in debt negotiations

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) says that President Barack Obama must be willing to cut health care reforms that are expected to reduce the nation’s debt if he is serious about deficit-reduction negotiations with Republicans. Although the Supreme Court found the Affordable Care Act to be constitutional and the…

Clyburn: Party leaders should ‘join hands’ in a ‘joint whipping operation’

Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) on Monday called for Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress to come together in a “joint whipping operation” for the good of the country. During an interview on MSNBC, the number three Democrat in the House told host Andrea Mitchell that now that many Republican had…

Colorado cops criticized for shooting restrained dog

Police in Commerce City, Colorado have drawn criticism for an officer’s shooting of a pit bull on Saturday after the animal was restrained, KUSA-TV reported. “He’s basically back in the garage or whatever, staying away from police,” said Kenny Collins, who called animal control after seeing the dog had gotten…

Military expert booted after accusing Fox News of ‘operating as wing of the Republican Party’

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author who is acclaimed for his military expertise had his interview abruptly ended on Monday after he accused Fox News of “operating as the wing of Republican Party” because the September attacks in Benghazi had been “hyped by this network especially.” Fox News host Jon Scott noted…

Gun club owner: ‘Holiday tradition’ for kids to hold machine guns in Santa photos

The general manager of the Scottsdale Gun Club in Arizona is defending his organization’s “Santa machine gun event” as a “holiday tradition.” Ron Kennedy on Monday told Fox News that his gun club was simply trying to “add a little holiday spirit into people’s Second Amendment rights” when it began…

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