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Moyers: ALEC’s right-wing agenda ‘still going very strong’ in statehouses

On Friday, journalist Bill Moyers looks deeper into the legislative lobbying organization the American Legislative Exchange Council, which has been found to be pushing a radical, right-wing agenda in statehouses around the country. “This report is about how some of those laws get enacted thanks to an organization called ALEC,…

Woman dressed as giant vagina stops street attack on giant penis

A woman dressed as a giant vagina reportedly saved a man dressed as a giant penis who was being attacked on a street in England. On Thursday the Central Somerset Gazette reported that members of the Nomadic Academy of Fools were performing street theater dressed as genitalia when an onlooker…

McConnell: ‘Absurd’ to ban corporations from having same rights as ‘people’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Friday said that he opposed a constitutional amendment to ban corporations from having the same rights as people because the idea was “absurd.” Speaking to the conservative American Enterprise Institute, McConnell accused President Barack Obama’s administration of using a “culture of intimidation” to…

New Hampshire lawmaker resigns after claiming government behind Boston bombing

A New Hampshire lawmaker who said that the bombing of the Boston Marathon may have been a government “black ops” conspiracy resigned this week. In a certified letter to the New Hampshire House Speaker’s office on Thursday, Republican state Rep. Stella Tremblay said that “Divine Providence” had presented her family…

Sunglasses cam catches monkey attacking officer at traffic stop

An police officer in Texas says training did not prepare him for a monkey getting upset and attacking him as he was handing out a speeding ticket. Aransas Pass Police Officer Keith Moore told KRIS that he was writing a routine traffic ticket on Wednesday when the camera attached to…

Maddow: Supreme Court still deciding whether being LGBT is a ‘choice’

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow took on the brace of LGBT-related cases before the Supreme Court, including one of the decisions handed down on Thursday, which made federal AIDS-relief money available to organizations whether or not they explicit state that they are anti-prostitution.…

How Michael Moore deals with death threats: ‘My two lovers, Ben and Jerry’

Controversial liberal filmmaker Michael Moore sat down with “Viewpoint” host John Fugelsang on Thursday evening for a wide-ranging interview that included how he deals with the death threats he’s received after making films such as Sicko and Fahrenheit 9/11. Fugelsang began by talking about how former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowdon highlighted…

Christian school cites Bible and ‘impure thoughts’ to boot girl from football team

A Christian school in Georgia is using the Bible to back up their decision that an 12-year-old girl should no longer be able to play football because the boys on the team could have “impure thoughts.” Maddy Blythe had at least four sacks playing for Strong Rock Christian School’s team…

Colbert salutes Rep. Steve King for having the courage to be cruel to animals

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert saluted the work of Rep. Steve King (R-IA), particularly his brave stand against the “Let’s Not Abuse Animals” lobby. King, or as Colbert called him, “the man trying to forget what he buried in that corn field,” has, over…

John Oliver probes whether Paula Deen’s plantation-themed wedding a sign of adult onset racism

Celebrity cook and butter enthusiast Paula Deen admitted last year that she had Type II diabetes. But is it safe to assume she also suffers from Type II racism? The Daily Show host John Oliver explored the question on Thursday night. A lawsuit against Deen alleges the celebrity cook used…

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