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Beck ‘historian’ David Barton: Global warming has been over for 16 years

A so-called “historian,” who conservative radio host Glenn Beck has hired to teach at his online university, recently announced that global warming had not occurred for the last 16 years. During a discussion with Jenni White of Restore Oklahoma Public Education, self-proclaimed “expert in historical and constitutional issues” David Barton…

Huckabee asks Nugent to turn his hunting dog ‘loose on some Democrats’

Fox News host Mike Huckabee and Ted Nugent on Tuesday hatched a plan to take the conservative rocker’s “world’s greatest hunting dog” and “him loose on some Democrats” so they could get the “varmints” out of office. Huckabee began his Tuesday interview with Nugent by asking about “Gonzo, the wonder…

Rand Paul won’t be a ‘birther for Republicans’ over Ted Cruz presidential run

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) says he won’t be a “birther for Republicans” so he’s “staying out” of the debate over whether Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is eligible to run for president. During an interview on Tuesday, CNN’s Erin Burnett asked Paul if Cruz should be allowed to run for president…

Maddow searches eBay for Bob ‘Gov. Ultrasound’ McDonnell’s Rolex

Tuesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow wondered aloud about the current whereabouts of the $6,500 Rolex watch that was among the gifts given to Virginia’s Gov. Bob McDonnell by Johnnie Williams Sr., a dietary supplement tycoon and friend of the McDonnell family. Maddow — who nicknamed…

California lawmaker blasts Boy Scouts for ‘very vile and sickening assumptions’ about gay men

California has moved one step closer to revoking the Boy Scouts’ tax exemption over their prohibition of openly gay leaders. The California Assembly Committee on Judiciary approved the Youth Equality Act by a 6-3 vote on Monday. The bill, introduced by state Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Long Beach), would prohibit organizations…

NC NAACP slams Gov. McCrory for ‘vulgar misuse of political power’ over voter ID law

North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber on Tuesday accused Gov. McCrory (R-NC) of “a vulgar misuse of political power” by signing a photo ID law that opponents say will disenfranchise minority and other voters. At a Tuesday press conference, Barber said the the NAACP would be suing the state…

Gohmert complains about Obama: ‘I thought that we were going to have a post-racial president’

Even while acknowledging a decline in overall violent crime in the U.S., Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) insisted on accusing President Barack Obama’s administration of race-baiting in an interview with conservative radio host Steve Malzberg. “I’m glad somebody in this administration finally admitted because they’re constantly screaming about all the hate…

Fox News hosts shocked by transgender rights: ‘I can’t get my head around this’

Conservative pundit Michelle Malkin and the hosts of Fox & Friends on Tuesday expressed outrage and confusion after California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a transgender rights law, allowing students to choose which gender identity they prefer. “I don’t know where to start on this, Michelle, because there seems to…

Hillary Clinton slams ‘unseemly rush’ of voter suppression bills since Supreme Court verdict

In the first of an upcoming series of 20 policy speeches, Hillary Clinton took aim at the 80-plus bills introduced in various states in the wake of the Supreme Court decision that gutted the Voter Rights Act. “We’ve seen an unseemly rush by previously-covered jurisdictions to enact or enforce laws…

O’Reilly: Food stamps are ‘encouraging parasites’ to ‘take as much as they want’

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly on Monday declared that President Barack Obama had encouraged “parasites” to take advantage of the food stamp program and other “entitlements.” For the past week, the Fox News Channel has promoted its special, “The Great Food Stamp Binge,” which highlights surfer Jason Greenslate as he…

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