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Man fatally shoots child and then himself inside Manchester YWCA

Authorities in New Hampshire were investigating on Sunday after a man reportedly gunned down an 8-year-old boy in a Manchester YWCA before turning the gun on himself. According to WMUR, the Manchester Police Department and emergency crews responded at around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday morning to reports that shots had…

Gohmert: Opposition to Obamacare is ‘how we got to the Constitution’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Sunday asserted that the Republican obsession with repealing President Barack Obama’s health care reform law and threatening to shut down the government if it was not defunded was the same process that the country used to create a Constitution. ABC News host George Stephanopolous noted…

Birtherism bites Ted Cruz: Trump says he’s ‘perhaps not’ eligible to run for president

The country’s most prominent Republican birther says that one of his party’s early frontrunners for the 2016 presidential nomination may “perhaps not” be eligible to run if he was born in Canada. In an interview that aired on Sunday, ABC’s Jonathan Karl reminded billionaire Donald Trump that his false claim…

Hispanic GOP strategist smacks down Steve King: Get therapy for your ‘melon fixation’

Hispanic Republican strategist Ana Navarro blasted Rep. Steve King (R-IA) on Sunday and suggested that he might want to “get some therapy for his melon fixation” after the congressman said that many undocumented immigrants had “calves the size of cantaloupes” because they were drug runners. During a panel segment on…

Rick Santorum tells Republicans to stop being the party of the 1 percent

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (PA) on Saturday castigated his fellow Republicans for representing only “job creators” and ignoring American workers. “There’s a group of folks, interestingly enough, from those on the right of the Republican Party joining those on the left of the Republican Party saying we need to talk…

CNN host corners Priebus over Fox TV producing Hillary Clinton miniseries

CNN host Candy Crowley on Sunday confronted Republican National Committee Chairman (RNC) Reince Priebus and asked him why he was not pulling GOP debates off of the Fox News Channel after it was revealed that Fox Television studios may be producing a Hillary Clinton miniseries. In letters to NBC Entertainment…

Maine Governor LePage: I’d like to blow up newspaper building

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) wasted no time in making a disturbing joke after boarding a flight simulator during a Friday appearance, the Bangor Daily News reported on Friday. “I want to find the Press Herald building and blow it up,” LePage said in video posted online from his appearance…

Gay skater Johnny Weir: I’m prepared to be arrested at Winter Olympics

Gay Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir has said that he does not plan to campaign for LGBT rights or even openly kiss his Russian-born husband at the games in Sochi, but that he is prepared to be arrested by Russian authorities. The flamboyant athlete and reality TV star told CBS…

Bryan Fischer praises Russia: You’re not homophobic, you’re ‘homo-realistic’

On Friday, Voice of Russia Radio presented an interview with homosexuality “expert” and Christian radio host Bryan Fischer, who praised that country’s campaign of violence and intimidation against LGBT people. The far-right minister said that Russia’s attitude towards LGBT people “is not being homophobic, it’s homo-realistic” and reiterated one of…

Maddow slams Bob ‘Gov. Ultrasound’ McDonnell’s emergency PR tour

On Friday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow slammed Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R)’s efforts to shore up his flagging image by going on a state wide PR junket. McDonnell and his administration have been reeling in recent weeks from a series of revelations about the…

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