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Westboro releases ‘You Might Be a Slut’ ad for Limbaugh’s show

Note: This report has been updated with remarks from the Westboro Baptist Church. A church in Topeka, Kansas famous for its “God Hates Fags” protests is hoping to take their message to millions of dittoheads across the U.S. The Westboro Baptist Church on Friday released two advertisements that they hope…

George Clooney arrested outside Sudan embassy in D.C.

Update: According to a tweet from the EnoughProject, Clooney has since been released Actor George Clooney was arrested on Friday outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington, D.C. Clooney, a longtime human rights activist, was handcuffed and taken to jail after he refused a police order vacate the private property. According…

Author hilariously illustrates why copyright math is bogus

Giving a recent TED Talk, author Rob Reid, creator of the online music subscription service Rhapsody, illustrated for the audience exactly why so-called “copyright math” is almost completely bogus. “Copyright math” is a term used for the extrapolations published by groups like the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), or…

Obama campaign film contains $25 billion error on auto bailouts

The Obama 2012 campaign has released a short film called “The Road We’ve Traveled,” detailing the challenges faced by President Barack Obama’s administration from day one through the start of the campaign. But it’s not all roses for team Obama: part of the film contains a gross inaccuracy. Specifically, it…

Daily Show blasts U.S. decision to cut UNESCO funding

In a special two-part segment on Thursday night’s The Daily Show, correspondent John Oliver took an in-depth look at the U.S. government’s decision to block funding to the relief group UNESCO. First, Oliver meets with former Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL), who informs him that under 1990′s Public Law 103-236, the…

Sen. Inhofe tells Maddow: Environmentalists have more money than the energy industry

Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) said Thursday night that environmentalists spent far more money lobbying than the energy industry. While he was debating his latest book, The Greatest Hoax, with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, she confronted him about the fact that the energy companies were his top campaign donors. Inhofe replied…

Michelangelo Signorile: Obama has ‘irrational fear’ of backing same sex marriage

Michelangelo Signorile, Sirius OutQ radio host and Huffington Post Gay Voices editor-at-large, said Thursday that President Barack Obama seemed to fear the political repercussions of fully supporting same sex marriage. “Why can’t he simply be with the rest of the country with this?” he wondered during an appearance on The…

GOP Rep. Tim Johnson blasts U.S. involvement in ‘senseless, silly wars’

While introducing Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul at the University of Illinois on Wednesday, Rep. Tim Johnson (R) said the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wasted too many lives and too much money. Paul has “led the crusade for limited government, constitutional principles, individual liberties, fiscal sanity and restraint, and…

TSA to expedite airport security screening for $100 fee

Those who wish to avoid body scanners and pat-downs at airports can pay $100 to opt into a Transportation Security Administration expedited security screening program. “It’s pay to play,” aviation analyst Michael Boyd said on MSNBC. “I don’t know how much it is going to do for security, but is…

Southern Miss. band chants ‘green card’ at Latino player

Southern Mississippi University lived up to the racist reputation of the deep South on Friday when members of the school band chanted an offensive question at a Latino player on the opposing team. As he prepared to shoot his free throws, Kansas State point guard Angel Rodriguez was forced to…

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