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Huckabee: Without Fox News, Americans would assume Obama ‘doing a great job’

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee (R) had an oops moment on his radio show Monday, and this one’s going to leave a mark. Speaking about America’s media landscape in general, Huckabee suggested that without Fox News acting as a counterweight to “mainstream media,” most Americans “will assume that Obama really…

Colbert to Rep. Lewis: ‘I don’t want to have to cross that bridge’

Stephen Colbert interviewed Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) Monday evening to talk to the renowned congressman’s new book Across The Bridge about the racial and cultural divides he thinks society still has to close. As Lewis discussed his widely known story of being apart of the historic 1965 civil rights march…

Stewart slams CNN’s ‘orgy of excitement’ over Queen’s Jubilee

Jon Stewart was fatigued with CNN’s large coverage of Queen Elizabeth’s diamond jubilee Monday evening, particularly with their primetime host Piers Morgan unrestrained enthusiasm of the event by calling it “an orgy of excitement.” “Yes, an orgy of excitement,” Stewart said in a faux British accent. “Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond jubilee was a fucking…

Virtual reality ‘diet glasses’ fool users into eating less

Goggles that trick the wearer into thinking the plain snack in their hand is a chocolate cookie, or make biscuits appear larger have been unveiled in Japan, offering hope to weak-willed dieters everywhere. Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed devices that use computer wizardry and augmented reality to fool the senses…

Eliot Spitzer: U.S. needs ‘big, old-fashioned Keynesian stimulus’

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer said Monday that the United States needed to invest in the public sector, because the country’s current policies clearly were not revving up the economy. “One thing that could help is a big, old-fashioned Keynesian stimulus,” he said on his Current TV show Viewpoint.…

Video mashup: Barack Obama sings ‘Call Me Maybe’

In a video uploaded to YouTube on Monday, President Barack Obama can be seen singing the hit tune “Call Me Maybe” by Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen. Unlike when the President actually sang “Sweet Home Chicago” or “Let’s Stay Together,” the new video is comprised of a collection of Obama’s…

CNN contributor: N.Y. police trick marijuana users into getting arrested

CNN legal contributor Paul Callan explained on Monday how police in New York were tricking marijuana users into getting themselves arrested. Under current New York law, individuals in private possession of 25 grams or less of marijuana only face a finable violation. But if the same amount of marijuana is…

Chris Matthews hits ‘pusillanimous’ Obama for ‘thinking small’

MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Monday accused President Barack Obama of being too timid in his rhetoric and political agenda. “I don’t understand why he thinks small,” Matthews, who is generally supportive of the President, said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “Why doesn’t he say, ‘Look, we brought back the auto…

Oliver Stone calls on U.S. military to stop ‘violently dismembering live animals’

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has urged the U.S. Department of Defense in a recent video to stop using thousands of goats in medical training drills. “Each year, the U.S. military and its contractors shoot, stab, mutilate, burn, and kill more than 10,000 live animals in cruel and archaic trauma training…

Berkeley mayor proposes ban on sidewalk sitting

The mayor of Berkeley, California is on a mission to stop the scourge of sidewalk sitters in his town. Mayor Tom Bates has proposed a ballot measure that would outlaw sitting on sidewalks because he believes the young people loitering along Telegraph Avenue are bad for business. “Sometimes, there are…

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