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Minnesota pro-marriage equality church vandalized with religious hate speech

A Minnesota church with a history of supporting equal marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples was vandalized with religious hate speech over the weekend. Members arrived at the Pilgrims United Church of Christ in Maple Grove on Sunday to find homophobic graffiti and eggs thrown at the building’s walls.…

Alabama police officer fatally shoots ex-girlfriend, her stepfather and himself

Police in Selma, Alabama have confirmed that one of their officers shot and killed two people before turning the gun on himself. Selma police said that officers responded to the 2400 block of Springdale Street at around 12:10 p.m. on Sunday, where they found Dwight Moorer and his ex-girlfriend shot…

Tucker Carlson: Florida atheist monument ‘will be magnet for graffiti’

Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Sunday predicted that Christians and other people in Florida would deface the first atheist monument to be placed on government property. In a news release last week, American Atheists President David Silverman explained that a 1,500-pound granite bench was being placed at the Bradford…

Robert Gibbs: Darrell Issa made himself ‘the biggest joke in all of Washington’

Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Monday blasted House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) as “the biggest joke in all of Washington” and said he should apologize for calling current White House Press Secretary Jay Carney a “paid liar.” Speaking to CNN on Sunday, Issa had…

CNN host shoots down Issa’s claim that IRS ‘rogue’ agents were ‘ordered from Washington’

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) on Sunday was unable to produce evidence to back up his claim that so-called “rogue” agents at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) were “directly being ordered from Washington” to target tea party groups. “As late as last week the administration’s still trying…

Blackburn opposes equal pay laws because women just want to be ‘recognized’

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) on Sunday said that Washington should stay out of the business of ensuring equal pay because “what women want” is just to be “recognized.” During a panel discussion on NBC about a recent Pew report that found women had become the primary source of income in…

Huffington calls out Rove as ‘the Michael Jordan of politicizing’ the White House

Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington on Sunday told Karl Rove, a former senior advisor to President George W. Bush, that it was “ironic” that he was invited on ABC News to criticize the current White House for scandals at the IRS and Justice Department because he was the “Michael Jordan…

Ingraham: ‘Iraq is in flames today’ because of Clinton’s no-fly zone

Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Sunday suggested the no-fly zone President Bill Clinton imposed on Iraq had left the country “in flames today.” During a panel discussion on Fox News Sunday, Ingraham disagreed with Republicans who wanted to intervene in Syria and recalled that “we thought that once we…

Priebus: Paul Ryan’s budget proves Republicans aren’t grandstanding

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said on Sunday that by passing Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget to slash the size of government and shift Medicare into a voucher system, the party had proved that it was not grandstanding or obstructing President Barack Obama. At a fundraiser in Chicago last…

Ben Stein: Keystone XL protests are about a ‘mental disease or defect’

Conservative economist Ben Stein joined in a joyful disparaging on Saturday of the opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline, telling Fox News host Neil Cavuto that the protests are a sign of psychological issues. “This isn’t really about any policy issues,” Stein said. “it’s about attracting attention to the protesters,…

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