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Maddow: Billionaire GOP donor Sheldon Adelson could face prosecution

In a lengthy explainer on Monday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow illustrated how a risky bet and some seemingly shady dealings in China helped earn casino mogul Sheldon Adelson tens of billions of dollars, and possibly even some criminal charges. Thanks to some internal documents from Adelson’s company that have…

Stephen Colbert: Romney’s singing ‘outsourced most of those notes to India’

Stephen Colbert opened up Monday’s episode of “The Colbert Report” by chiding Barack Obama for “running scared” from his presumptive challenger Mitt Romney’s business record as head of Bain Capital. “It’s like he is hellbent on making the word Bain synonymous with ‘a source of harm or ruin,’” Colbert said,…

New York bus driver saves girl from three-story fall

Steve St. Bernard, a New York bus driver, proved this week that with good timing and a dash of bravery, anyone can be a hero. Bernard was walking home from his job with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Monday when he saw 7-year-old Kayla McCree dancing on an air conditioning…

Florida cops taser man three times after stopping him for jaywalking

Police in Casselberry, Florida tasered and handcuffed a man after he refused to produce identification when they stopped him for jaywalking, according to the Daily Mail. Officers tasered Zikomo Peurifoy three ties before cuffing him and taking him into custody, but rather than apologize for using violence against a non-violent…

Jon Stewart mocks Romney: ‘Retroactive retirement’ worst use of a time machine ever

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Monday night express his disappointment with Mitt Romney for not going back in time and killing Adolf Hitler. Stewart was poking fun at a senior adviser for Mitt Romney, who claimed the Republican presidential candidate had “retired retroactively” from his equity firm Bain…

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…

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