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Christians hold group prayer against LGBT rights at San Antonio City Hall

African-American and Hispanic churches gathered at San Antonio City Hall on Tuesday to pray against a proposal to include LGBT people in the city’s non-discrimination ordinance. Minority church leaders told KENS that if the city went forward with plans to prevent hiring discrimination based on gender identity, sexual orientation and…

Steve King: Unemployed people are like kids trying to eat without doing chores

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) told a crowd in South Carolina this week that unemployed people were like children who wanted to eat before they had done their chores. At a closed-door Charleston event put on by conservative activist Mallory Factor, King said that there were over 100 million people between…

Husband allegedly shot, left wife in critical condition at Christian university in Alabama

An Alabama woman was in stable condition on Wednesday after being shot at Faulkner University, a private Christian school in Montgomery. The Montgomery Adviser reported on Wednesday that 37-year-old Reginald Brown had been charged with attempted murder and illegally possessing a firearm after he allegedly shot a school maintenance worker…

San Diego Republican denies public masturbation story

The San Diego, CA congressional candidate whom a colleague accused of openly masturbating in a City Council men’s room in 2009 is vehemently denying the story, calling it “disgusting, humiliating and nothing more than a character assassination attempt.” Carl DeMaio told San Diego’s NBC Channel 7 that the story is…

CNBC host Larry Kudlow: Keystone pipeline is a great place for animals to ‘snuggle’

CNBC host Larry Kudlow this week dismissed a letter from the Interior Department warning about dangers to wildlife if the Keystone XL pipeline was completed, and instead speculated that it would be a good place for animals to “snuggle” for warmth. In an April 29 letter posted to the Interior…

Cory Booker’s Republican opponent: Washington Post interview ‘helps get him the gay vote by acting ambiguous’

While New Jersey senatorial candidate Cory Booker admitted to the Washington Post that he has started dating again, his Republican opponent suggested on Tuesday that Booker was engaging in political courtship. “Maybe that helps him get the gay vote, by acting ambiguous,” Steve Lonegan told Newsmax host Steve Malzberg. “That…

Tom Coburn: I’m a ‘man of science’ and the Earth is moving into a ‘mini-ice age’

Even though his state was battered by tornadoes and extreme weather this year, Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn (R) is more convinced than ever that global warming is a hoax, and that this Earth is actually due for a “mini-ice age.” In a speech to the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce…

Gohmert: ‘Scary’ that liberal elites would use vaccines for ‘culling the population’ of humans

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Monday said that it was a “scary thought” that elites could be culling the population with vaccines to preserve the Earth’s resources. The Texas Republican spent part of his five-week break from Congress this week by interviewing conservative activist Alan Keyes while filling in as…

Republican to DREAMers: I understand immigration because I was born in Arkansas

A California congressman told a group of DREAM Act-eligible students that he understands what it’s like to be an immigrant because he was born in Arkansas. The Washington Post‘s Plum Line blog reported that Rep. Gary Miller (R-CA) was confronted by a group of young immigrant activists at a political…

Karen Finney hangs up on Hugh Hewitt after he insists she defend Joe McCarthy

MSNBC host Karen Finney on Tuesday abruptly ended an interview with conservative radio personality Hugh Hewitt after he repeatedly tried to get her to defend former Republican Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s 1950s-era communist witch hunt. On her MSNBC show over the weekend, Finney had said that Cruz’ rhetoric about using “grassroots…

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