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SNL parodies Obama and Biden over same-sex marriage

Saturday Night Live decided it was fitting to have fun with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden’s friendship with each other after their headline making week of endorsing same-sex marriage. In fact, the comedy show decided to have a cameo return of George W. Bush, as always played…

Cornyn: Obama trying to ‘divide the country’ with marriage equality

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) says that President Barack Obama only announced support for same sex marriage because “he can’t run on his record.” “He’s trying to raise divisive issues up to solidify his base and to divide the country,” Cornyn told CNN’s Candy Crowley on Sunday. “We have two looming…

Fox News analyst: Romney gay bullying story is ‘nothing’

Fox News’ senior political analyst on Sunday dismissed a Washington Post story which revealed that presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney had assaulted a gay classmate in 1965. “Look, this was not a prank,” Brit Hume admitted. “This was hazing and it was mean. There was no doubt about it…

Mothers protest against the war on drugs in Los Angeles

A small group of mothers gathered Sunday on the steps of the Los Angeles Superior Courthouse to protest against the war on drugs. “Mothers throughout history have come forward for the sake of their children,” Gretchen Burns Bergman, executive director of Parents for Addiction Treatment and Healing (PATH), told Reason…

Europe analyst: ‘The middle class will be squeezed’ for the elite

In a discussion Saturday afternoon on the RT network about Greece’s struggles to form a government, local political analyst Alessandro Politi described his perspective on how Europe’s other countries will feel the maximum pain that Greece has endured. “Greece has already hit the bottom, and very soon other countries will…

Romney backs away from supporting same-sex adoption

Likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney continued a rocky week of dealing with LGBT issues Friday afternoon, backing away from his previous support of same-sex adoption. In an interview with CBS affiliate WBTV, Romney mentioned that he was only recognizing that states allow same-sex adoption. “Well, actually I think all…

Rand Paul: Obama’s views on marriage couldn’t get any ‘gayer’

Despite his libertarian views, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) expressed his candid disagreement Friday evening with President Barack Obama’s decision to support same-sex marriage. Speaking at the Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting in Iowa, the son of Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) criticized the president for his “evolving” views on the issue, as well as…

Officials confirm surfer caught tallest wave ever ridden

Guiness Book of World Records officials have confirmed it, the wave that surfer Garrett McNamara surfed in November of last year was the tallest ever ridden, clocking in at 78 feet tall, a foot taller than the previous record, which was set in 2008. McNamara, 44, was surfing off the…

Maddow: Consumer rebates from the ACA are a big f’ing deal

Friday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow devoted the show’s opening segment to the concept of “retail politics” and how the Democrats may finally be mastering that art in the form of Affordable Care Act (ACA) rebate checks, one of which could be on its way to…

Freak hail storm kills dozens in China

Thursday afternoon, violent storms swept over Gansu province in Northwestern China, killing at least 37 people with 19 others missing. Hail and torrential rains downed power lines, flattened buildings and razed crops. Nearly 30,000 residents have been evacuated. China’s national flood control and drought relief headquarters issued fresh warnings to…

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