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Jon Stewart destroys Fox News’ ‘parasitic, succubus-like existence’ in hyper-speed rant

After playing a quick-cut montage of Fox News personalities, Jon Stewart delivered his own lightning-quick rebuttal to their complaint that the U.S. had shown “weakness” by going along with Russia’s proposal to have Syria surrender its chemical weapons. “If we caught Charlie Manson, who gives a sh*t who gets the…

Obama: ‘Our ideals and principles, as well as our national security, are at stake in Syria’

President Barack Obama responded to detractors on both sides of the political aisle while defending his administration’s military pressure on Syria in a televised address on Tuesday night. “Our ideals and principles, as well as our national security, are at statke in Syria,” Obama said. “Along with our leadership of…

WATCH LIVE: President Obama addresses nation on prospect of attack on Syria

President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the issue of a possible U.S. military attack against Syria at 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday. On Monday, Obama said in an interview with ABC News that Syria’s response to a Russian proposal to give up its chemical weapon stockpile was a “modestly…

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…

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