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Daily Show traces the evolution of Fox’s same sex marriage talking points

Thursday night on “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart noted the curious turn that Fox News personalities have made with regards to their position on same sex marriage. Once upon a time, same sex marriage was the most divisive and controversial political topic of our time.  You could hear Bill…

Lawrence O’Donnell explains how definition of marriage has changed

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell on Thursday night countered the claim made by opponents of same sex marriage that marriage has always been between one man and one woman. “The modern idea of marriage for love and the possible defiance of parental arranged marriage is only about two hundred years old,”…

Media Matters’ Eric Boehlert: Right-wing ‘went bonkers’ over Romney bullying story

Media Matters for America’s Eric Boehlert on Thursday said right-wing bloggers and activists “went bonkers” over a Washington Post story that accused Mitt Romney of harassing prep school classmates he judged to be too effeminate. “No one questions the accuracy of this story,” he remarked to Current TV host Jennifer…

Andy Cobb: Friedman like goldfish that only sees jobs, the Internet and China

Comedian Andy Cobb released a video on Thursday lampooning New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author Thomas Friedman. Cobb said the “enormous mustache” who writes for the New York Times has produced hundreds of articles. But all of his articles are actually the same one article about China,…

Colorado marijuana legalization campaign runs first TV ad

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol unveiled its first television advertisement on Thursday, urging voters in Colorado to legalize recreational use of the drug. In the 30-second ad, a young woman sends an email to her mother explaining why she uses marijuana instead of alcohol. “I used to drink…

Tony Perkins: Marriage equality ‘only brings pain and heartache’

The leader of a Christian think tank is warning that marriage between two men or two women “only brings pain and heartache.” In a video message, Tony Perkins, head of the Family Research Council — a hate group, according the the Southern Poverty Law Center — declared that President Barack…

Dashcam video: Texas man busted for riding unicycle naked (NSFW)

Police near Houston, Texas on Wednesday arrested a man for riding his unicycle naked over the Kemah Bridge. Kemah officials told KPRC that police began getting calls at about 1:30 p.m. after 45-year-old Joseph Farley stripped off his clothes at the base of the bridge. The man had been seen…

Bear cubs make a conga line

Thanks to this adorable YouTube video, you can break up your day by watching baby bears get in a line and, as the description says, “like each other’s heads.” Watch the video, uploaded to YouTube on March 9: (h/t Grist)…

Fox News Radio host: Public schools are ‘indoctrination centers’ for LGBT rights

Fox News Radio host Todd Starnes on Thursday explained that marriage equality had only become more popular with Americans because the public schools were “indoctrination centers” for LGBT rights. In an online interview, Starnes told Fox News host Patti Ann Browne that his conservative listeners and religious leaders were disappointed…

Barney Frank: I’m not inviting Obama to my wedding

Wednesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow welcomed Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank (D), who came out to the Boston Globe in 1987, thus becoming the first openly LGBT person to serve in the U.S. Congress. Frank and Maddow welcomed the president’s announcement yesterday afternoon that he supports…

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