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WATCH LIVE: Hillary Clinton receives National Constitution Center Liberty Medal

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will receive the 25th National Constitution Center Liberty Medal Tuesday night at a ceremony in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, joining a group of recipients that includes former Presidents George H.W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton and Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Thurgood Marshall.…

Civil rights activist: U.S. system is based on dehumanization and exploitation of the poor

Veteran civil rights activist Rev. James Lawson said in an interview that the United States has a long tradition of dehumanizing and exploiting groups of people for labor and profit. He told Laura Flanders of Grit TV that that the U.S. economic system is modeled on what he calls “plantation…

Glenn Beck: I’m anti-war now because war is ‘a progressive idea’

On Monday, erstwhile Fox News personality Glenn Beck announced that he has become anti-war because war is too “progressive.” RingWingWatch.org reported that Beck said he is against the possibility of a war in Syria because it would be all about oil, and that in the end, Pres. Barack Obama is…

Florida Gov. Rick Scott delays execution for Attorney General Pam Bondi’s fundraiser

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (R) kicked off her re-election campaign by admitting she made a mistake when she asked Gov. Rick Scott to delay an execution because it conflicted with a fundraiser. Marshall Lee Gore, 50, was scheduled to die on Monday for the rape and murder of 30-year-old…

Robert Reich warns: Record-breaking U.S. inequality being ignored

Economist, author and political commentator Robert Reich appeared on “Conan” on Monday night and discussed the ongoing issue of wealth inequality in the United States. He explained to host Conan O’Brien that the country currently has the widest gap between rich and poor of any nation outside of the developing…

Olbermann: Corporate sponsors ‘terrified’ that Sochi Olympics will be another ‘master race Olympics’

ESPN host Keith Olbermann opened his Monday show by highlighting early signs of panic from Olympic sponsors that anti-LGBT laws in Russia could cause American advertisers and audiences to effectively boycott the games. On Sunday, the Associated Press reported that an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member said that sponsors were…

Cenk Uygur to Dana Perino: ‘You’re wrong, I’m right. Get the f*ck out of the country’

On Monday’s edition of “The Young Turks,” host Cenk Uygur sent a special message to former White House spokesperson Dana Perino, who last week said she is “tired” of atheists demanding that Christian ideology be separated from public policy. “They don’t have to live here,” she said. Uygur and co-host…

Fox anchor asks viewers to consider if bombing Syria is a harbinger of the Second Coming of Christ

Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto on Monday devoted an entire segment to the possibility that a United States attack on Syria could be a sign of the End Times, a period in which Christians believe that Jesus Christ will return to face the emergence of the Antichrist. “This Syria stuff…

Maddow dings ‘Michele Bachmann Flying Circus’ for ridiculous Egypt video

On Monday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow took a critical look at a press conference given in Egypt by Reps. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), Steve King (R-IA) and Louis Gohmert (R-TX) in which they made wild accusations against the Muslim Brotherhood, blaming them for the al…

Judge declares Indiana ‘right to work’ law unconstitutional

Indiana’s much-derided “right-to-work” law was ruled unconstitutional on Monday by a state Superior Court judge, paving the way for another legal battle with the state Supreme Court. WXIN-TV reported that Judge John Sedia’s ruling found that a provision in the law requiring unions to represent workers who do not pay…

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