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Ignoring ammonium nitrate law, Romney says OKC bombing is reason for no gun control

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Thursday said no new gun control laws were necessary after the massacre in Aurora, Colorado because Timothy McVeigh killed 168 in Oklahoma City with a bomb made of fertilizer — but in that case, Congress did eventually regulate the sale of ammonium nitrate.…

Colbert calls out Chick-fil-A’s Facebook ‘sock puppet’

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert delved into the controversy over Chick-fil-A’s anti-LGBT politics and their poorly-thought-out defense strategy of creating a phony teenage defender on Facebook. Since Chick-fil-A founder Dan Cathy announced that he was “guilty as charged” of pledging millions of dollars to…

Jon Stewart: Congress either a$$holes or five-year-olds

On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart called out “the assholes” in his newest segment, named “Jon Stewart Fingers Some Assholes Then Gives Them A Vigorous Tongue-Lashing.” The first “assholery” that Stewart called out was former CEO of Citigroup Sanford Weill, who recently said the United…

Carville: Might be better for Romney to keep his mouth shut

Democratic strategist James Carville on Thursday joked that it might be best for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney if he didn’t say anything during his overseas tour. CNN host Erin Burnett noted that Romney refused to talk about his foreign policy views to CNN, but allowed the Israeli newspaper Haaretz…

Wisc. Rep. Mark Pocan: ALEC is feeling the heat

Wisconsin state Rep. Mark Pocan (D), who attended American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) annual meeting, said Thursday that the organization was definitely “feeling the pressure” of liberal and progressive groups. “They’re really feeling the heat of their corporate members who are feeling the heat because of this bad legislation that…

Florida man kills door-to-door salesman: I’ll kill anybody that steps on my property

A man in Cape Coral, Florida on Wednesday was arrested for shooting and killing an unarmed door-to-door salesman on his property. Kenneth Bailey Roop, 52, has been charged with second-degree murder for killing 30-year-old Nicholas Rainey. A co-worker who witnessed the shooting said Rainey had knocked on Roop’s door, but…

Romney tells public of secret meeting with MI6 spy chief

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday disclosed that he had a meeting with the chief of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, an admission that was seen as a gaffe in the United Kingdom. “I can only say that I appreciated the insights and the perspectives of the leaders of the…

London mayor calls out Romney in front of 100,000 at Olympic torch lighting

London Mayor Boris Johnson shamed presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in front of a crowd of 100,000 people at the Olympic torch lighting on Thursday. In an interview with NBC’s Brian Williams, Romney had offended Brits when he suggested that London wasn’t ready for the games. “It’s hard to…

WATCH LIVE: Six-alarm fire in Brooklyn

Firefighters are battling a six-alarm fire in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, according to WABC. Watch this live video from CNN, broadcast July 26, 2012.  …

Fox News co-host: Romney has ‘the personality of a Ken doll’

Fox News co-host Bob Beckel apologized on Thursday after he said that presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was a “punk” who had the “personality of a Ken doll.” During a segment on Fox News’ The Five, the Democrat found himself arguing with the four conservative co-hosts about whether Romney…

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