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Boehner vows to repeal ‘Obamacare’ if it survives court challenge

Republican House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday vowed to repeal all of the Affordable Care Act if the U.S. Supreme Court did not strike down the health care reform law. “Now we all know the Supreme Court is likely to make some announcement about ObamaCare tomorrow,” he said. “We made…

Rep. Gutierrez warns Canadian Justin Bieber to bring papers to Arizona

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) made a point about the potential for racial profiling in Arizona’s anti-immigration law on Wednesday by challenging members of the House to look at a series of photographs and determine which of the people were immigrants and which were citizens. In a 5-4 ruling earlier this…

Women immigrants tell of life in fear thanks to ‘Papers, please’ laws

Women immigrants from Arizona, Alabama and Georgia are living in fear after laws like Arizona’s SB 1070 have been put into place. In a conference call sponsored by We Belong Together, a coalition of women’s rights and immigrant rights organizations, Ampardo (women’s last names are withheld to ensure safety), a…

Former neo-Nazi band: Marijuana changed us to ‘peace-loving hippies’

Two blue-eyed, blonde-haired twins who were members a neo-Nazi band at the age of 11 now credit medical marijuana with turning them into “peace-loving hippies.” Lamb and Lynx Gaede, who created the band Prussian Blue in 2003, told the Daily Mirror that they now both had medical marijuana cards and…

Rebel nun: Jesus ‘spent more time with poor people than anybody else’

Tuesday night on Current TV’s “The Young Turks,” host Cenk welcomed Sister Diane Donoghue of #NunsOnTheBus, a group of progressive Catholic nuns who are traveling coast-to-coast by bus. The women are bucking the Catholic church’s male hierarchy and spreading what they hope is a message of social and economic justice…

Mexican boy recovering after doctors remove 33-pound tumor

A little boy in Mexico is expected to make a full recovery after doctors removed a tumor earlier this month that weighed more than their patient. Clocking in at 33 pounds, the tumor was so large that it was cutting off 2-year-old Jesus Gabriel’s oxygen supply. But after 10 hours…

Suspended Politico reporter: Breitbart media ‘in the business of gathering scalps’

Suspended Politico reporter Joe Williams on Monday accused conservative publications like the late Andrew Breitbart’s Big Media and Tucker Carlson’s The Daily Caller of acting like a “schoolyard bully” by deliberately targeting him after he said GOP hopeful Mitt Romney was more comfortable around “white folks.” Speaking out for the…

Colbert scolds Pixar for its ‘blatant rainbow agenda’

Tuesday night on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert dedicated part of his “Tip of the Hat, Wag of the Finger” segment to the film and multimedia company Pixar, over what he called Pixar’s “blatant rainbow agenda.” Pixar just released the feature film, “Brave,” which tells the story…

Stewart: Fox News is ‘fox who cried wolf’ on ‘Fast and Furious’

On Tuesday night’s episode of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart again waded into the muddy waters of “Fast and Furious,” the pseudo-scandal currently rocking the right wing of the political world while barely seeming to exist to most people on the other side of the aisle. Republican outrage at…

Maddow mocks Karl Rove for bizarre non-sequitur about Obama’s lawyer

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow on Tuesday night expressed how entertained she was by Karl Rove’s recent appearance on Fox News. Last week, Obama’s campaign lawyer filed a compliant with the Federal Elections Commission over Rove’s organization, Crossroads GPS. He claimed the organization was unlawfully hiding its donors from the public…

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