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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,…

Maher slams George W. Bush for hypocrisy of ‘nauseating’ ride with disabled veterans

Hearing that former president George W. Bush went on a motorcycle ride with a group of disabled Iraq war veterans did not sit well with Real Time host Bill Maher on Friday. “I found this to be nauseating,” Maher said of Bush’s appearance at the Warrior 100K Ride in Texas.…

Oprah backs gun safety and immigration reform in Harvard commencement speech

Television mogul Oprah Winfrey devoted part of her speech to the graduating class at Harvard University on Thursday to advocating expanded background checks for firearm owners and immigration reform. “We understand that the vast majority of people in this country believe in stronger background checks because they realize that we…

Megyn Kelly slams Erickson: ‘Just because people agree with you doesn’t mean it’s not offensive’

Fox News host Megyn Kelly challenged Red State blogger Erick Erickson on Friday over his recent remarks asserting that women needed to be subservient to men, saying she was “no liberal” and she found his remarks offensive. “I’m so used to liberals telling conservatives that they’re anti-science,” Erickson said in…

Indiana Rep. on doubling student loan rates: ‘Personal responsibility is pretty cool’

Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN) told MSNBC’s Luke Russet that young people should support the Republicans’ plan to tie student loan interest rates to market rates because “I think personal responsibility is pretty cool.” Messer came on to discuss competing proposals from Democrats and Republicans, both of which seek to avert…

Tea party speaker presents proof Grover Norquist is a secret Muslim: ‘He has a beard’

A speaker at a tea party event in Texas recently suggested that that anti-tax lobbyist Grover Norquist was a secret Muslim because “he has a beard.” In a video posted by the Far North Dallas Tea Party on Thursday, Texas Eagle Forum President and former Chairman of the Texas Republican…

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