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Carville: Romney can’t be president with Swiss bank accounts

Democratic strategist James Carville on Monday wondered why Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney thought he could “get away” with having offshore investments. “If you wanna be president, get rid of the Swiss bank accounts,” Carville told Current TV host Eliot Spitzer. Romney, who earned a fortune through his equity firm…

Ron Reagan: If crazy were people, Bachmann would be China

Political analyst Ron Reagon on Monday slammed Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) for claiming the Muslim Brotherhood had infiltrated the United States government. “If crazy were people, Michele Bachmann would be China,” he told MSBNC host Chris Matthews. Bachmann claims the U.S. government could be compromised by the Muslim Brotherhood because…

Reid accuses Republicans of trying to protect a handful of billionaires

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) on Monday questioned why Republicans in Congress believed wealthy individuals should be able to hide their political donations to campaign groups. “Thomas Jefferson once said, ‘The end of democracy will occur when government falls into the hands of lending institutions and moneyed incorporations,’” he…

Pat Robertson: It’s ‘Christ-like’ to dump Muslim girlfriends

Televangelist Pat Robertson on Monday offered a little relationship advice to a viewer who said he had a Muslim girlfriend: just dump her. A viewer named Brad wrote to Robertson to ask what he should do about his Muslim girlfriend because he was “worried that leaving her will turn her…

7-Eleven selling mashed potatoes and chicken gravy from Slurpee machines

The 7-Eleven convenience store chain is now featuring a Slurpee-type machine that dispenses mashed potatoes and gravy. The Huffington Post on Monday confirmed that the Maggi mashed potato vending machines were beginning to show up in stores in the U.S. For a dollar, you can get a generous helping of…

Florida lt. governor: ‘Usually black women that look like me’ aren’t lesbians

Florida’s Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll tried to deflect questions about an alleged same sex relationship with a staffer by saying women who look like her “don’t engage in relationships like that.” Ex-office aide, Carletha Cole said that she was fired shortly after she witnessed Carroll and a female staffer in…

Female Marine calls women in combat an ‘unnecessary risk’

A female Marine who advocates against allowing women to be officially allowed to fight in the infantry appeared on Fox & Friends on Monday morning, saying allowing women in combat is an “unnecessary risk.” Capt. Katie Petronio acknowledged that there “there’s really no front lines anymore” and that women are…

Sarah Silverman offers to ‘scissor’ Sheldon Adelson for Obama

Comedian Sarah Silverman, known for her off-color humor and her 2008 work with “The Great Schlep” to encourage young Jewish voters to visit their grandparents in Florida to convince them to vote for Obama, is back with what she terms an “indecent” proposal for billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson. Adelson,…

Report: Treasury officials solicited sex, golfed with bankers and used position to avoid arrest

The site GovernmentAttic.org recently forced the Treasury Department via Freedom of Information Act requests to reveal the results of three years worth of Inspector General investigations into unethical conduct by Treasury Employees. As The Hill’s Bob Cusak reported, there were some rather interesting cases. Though the IG’s office redacted all…

Romney: John Kerry’s wife didn’t release her tax returns either

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Monday insisted that he would not release more than the two years of tax returns he had already promised because they could be damaging to his White House ambitions. Over the weekend, conservative Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol had said that Romney would…

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