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Fox News guest: Weiner ‘un-attracted’ to Huma Abedin ‘because she is connected with Islamists’

A Fox News guest recently suggested that New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner (D) had continued to send illicit communications to multiple women online because he could not be sexually attracted to a wife who was “connected with Islamists.” In a Red Eye panel discussion pointed out by Right Wing…

Twitter user arrested for threatening to rape and murder female activist

Scotland Yard said that a 21-year-old man was arrested in London on Sunday for sending rape and murder threats to a female activist on Twitter. Caroline Criado-Perez had become a target on Wednesday after she organized a successful campaign to have author Jane Austen appear on a newly-designed British bank…

Texas pastor shoots nephew dead at church on Sunday

A Texas pastor is being accused of murder for allegedly fatally shooting his nephew on Sunday. The Newton County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to KBMT that Pastor Luther Jones of the Belgrade Baptist Church was being held on a murder charge. Juanita Jones told KJAS that her brother, 34-year-old Curtis Jones,…

Las Vegas woman sexually assaulted by court officer, then arrested for reporting it

Several managers and employees of the Clark County Family Court in Las Vegas are under investigation in the wake of an alleged sexual assault on a woman in court and a subsequent cover-up. According to Las Vegas CBS Channel 8, a court marshal assaulted the woman, then arrested her in…

Fox News baffled that Muslim author could write book about Jesus

In an interview segment that has to be seen to be believed, Lauren Green, host of Fox News’ faith-oriented program “Spirited Debate,” demanded to know how Iranian-American author Reza Aslan — who is Muslim — could have written his book Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth from…

Wyden: Patriot Act overreach wasn’t envisioned by ‘anachronistic’ 1970s FISA law

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) says that the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Court created in the 1970s is “just anachronistic” because it was not designed for the “astounding reach that the court has gone to with respect to the Patriot Act.” In an interview that aired Sunday on C-SPAN,…

George Will links Detroit bankruptcy to ‘cultural’ problems and ‘unmarried mothers’

Conservative columnist George Will on Sunday suggested that “unmarried mothers” had a hand in pushing the city of Detroit into the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Former Obama White House auto czar Steve Rattner told an ABC News panel on Sunday that the federal government should provide some help…

Greenwald: ‘I defy’ NSA officials to deny spying program details under oath

Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald on Sunday revealed that he would be publishing new details that backed up former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edwards Snowden’s claim that low-level analysts could listen to the phone calls of any American or even read President Barack Obama’s emails. “The story that we’ve been…

Paul Begala: Today’s Republican Party is ‘Neanderthals fighting with Cro-Magnons’

Democratic strategist Paul Begala on Sunday asserted that infighting between different factions of Republicans appeared just to be “Neanderthals fighting with Cro-Magnons” as the party lunged further and further to the right. During a panel discussion on CNN, Democratic Pollster Cornell Belcher said that internal arguments about policies like National…

Sen. Mike Lee: Republicans ripping me for govt. shutdown threat is a ‘compliment’

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) on Sunday said that he would consider criticism from fellow Republicans a “compliment” after he threatened to shut down the government in order to stop President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. Last week, Lee had told Fox News that he was calling on Republicans to…

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