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CNN reports TV chef choked by millionaire husband looks ‘weak’ and ‘subservient’

A CNN report aired on Tuesday suggested that celebrity chef Nigella Lawson appeared “subservient” and “weak” after photos were published on the Internet of her husband allegedly choking her at a London restaurant. In a segment on CNN’s New Day morning show, CNN’s Pamela Brown reported that Lawson’s millionaire husband,…

Rand Paul: Senate immigration bill ‘has no chance in the House’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) reiterated Republican demands for increased security on a border that immigration advocates have repeatedly pointed out has been militarized into being secure in an interview with Bloomberg TV on Tuesday. “We have much more security we would write into the substance of the bill,” Paul said…

Police: Infant died after mother invited pedophile boyfriend to rape child

A Missouri mother has been charged with child abuse and murder after police said she let her boyfriend rape her 4-month-old infant, resulting in the child’s death. Prosecutors in St. Charles County on Monday released details about how 25-year-old Jessica Lynn Howell sent text messages to her boyfriend, Jordan Lafayette…

Idaho Republicans: Void anti-discrimination laws in case ‘gay guy’ works ‘in a tutu’

Cornel Rasor, who chairs the Idaho Republican Party’s resolutions committee, says that he pushed for a resolution to void all local ordinances banning discrimination against LGBT people because he wants to be able to fire any gay man who “comes into work in a tutu.” The Associated Press reported that…

Maddow: Congress hopes Guantanamo inmates will ‘die of their own accord’

On Monday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow tore into Congressional inaction on the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, accusing them of hoping that the prisoners there will all die before elected officials have to take any action on their behalf. Maddow began by discussing some…

Obama cites ‘checks and balances’ in defense of ‘transparent’ spy programs

Appearing on PBS with host Charlie Rose in a 45-minute interview aired Monday night, President Barack Obama gave his most detailed defense yet of the recently-revealed NSA spying programs, saying they are “transparent” because of the “checks and balances” built into them. “If you are a U.S. person, then NSA…

Republican cites masturbating fetuses to support new abortion restrictions

Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) on Monday asserted that he witnessed male fetuses pleasuring themselves as early as 15-weeks after conception, RH Reality Check reported. His comments came during a House Rules committee debate on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban abortions nationwide after 20 weeks of pregnancy.…

Kansas official ready to use ’2nd Amendment’ against ‘illegal alien’ rally

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said he was prepared to use deadly force over the weekend after hundreds “illegal aliens” paid a visit to his home to rally for immigration reform. According to Sunflower Community Action, about 300 activists traveled to Kobach’s home after holding a prayer vigil and…

Fox News host: Trayvon ‘may have been violent’ because he smoked pot

Fox News host Gregg Jarrett suggested on Monday that George Zimmerman might have been justified in killing Trayvon Martin because the teen “may have been violent” from smoking marijuana. During a break in jury selection for Zimmerman’s trial, Jarrett told viewers of Fox News’ live Internet broadcast that the judge…

Palin writing ‘legalese’ book to fight the ‘War on Christmas’

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) announced on Monday that she was writing a book filled with “legalese” about how to fight what some social conservatives call the “War on Christmas.” In her first appearance on Fox News after once again becoming an employee of the network, Palin was asked…

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