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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…

Texas pastor charged for having sex with 14-year-old foster daughter

A Houston pastor has been charged with sexual assault after a 14-year-old foster daughter accused him of initiating sexual contact with her at least six times. Court documents obtained by KHOU indicated that the 14-year-old girl was doing chores at her home on April 7 of this year when 47-year-old…

Fox News expert: ‘Women have the breasts’ so health care should cost more than men

A Fox News medical expert on Tuesday argued that President Barack Obama’s administration was wrong to force gender equality for health insurance rates because men “only have the prostate,” while women “have the breasts, they have the ovaries.” “Look, it’s not bias, I’m not saying this as a man,” Fox…

Richard Haass: U.S. is going to take military action against Syria

Richard Haass, the president on the Council on Foreign Relations, said Monday he was almost certain the United States was going to attack Syria. “Secretary Kerry went far out on a limb, both in the content and, as you say, the tone,” he told CNN. “So, sure, I would frankly…

John Kerry: Syria guilty of ‘a moral obscenity’

Washington warned Syria on Monday it would face action over the “moral obscenity” of a chemical weapons attack, as UN inspectors braved sniper fire to gather evidence about the incident. Speaking amid reports that Washington and its allies are preparing to launch a punitive cruise missile strike on Syrian targets,…

Minnesota church makes history by ordaining first openly gay Presbyterian minister

Trinity Community Church in Minneapolis made history on Sunday by ordaining the first-ever openly gay minister at a Presbyterian church in Minnesota. “This is just an enormous step for the Presbyterian Church and such a statement that the church is a place for everyone,” newly-ordained minister Daniel Vigilante told KARE…

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