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Bernie Sanders: Walmart family’s ‘obscene’ wealth subsidized by taxpayers

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Saturday and scoffed at the idea that major corporations like Walmart can’t afford to pay their workers a living wage and that to raise the U.S. minimum wage would be bad for the economy. Sanders said that the overwhelming…

Gay couple ordered to ride in back of bus by New Mexico bus driver

Two men who flew into Albuquerque, New Mexico were ordered to sit in the back of their airport bus because they were holding hands. According to Albuquerque’s KRQE, Ron McCoy and Chris Bowers traveled from Portland, Oregon to take part in Albuquerque’s LGBT PrideFest, arriving in New Mexico’s largest city…

Maher begs rich liberals to take advantage of Citizens United: ‘For $150 million, you could kick out Dick Cheney and his evil daughter’

With a post-Citizens United America turning every election into a battle between “our super-rich and their super-rich,” Bill Maher argued on Real Time on Friday, he entreated rich liberals to put their political boots on the ground. “Steven Spielberg, you should be taking over Wyoming right now,” Maher demanded. “For…

Jay-Z discusses ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ with Maher’s ‘Real Time’ panel: ‘More jobs would be better than more police’

On Friday night’s edition of Real Time with Bill Maher, panelists Jay-Z, Barney Frank, Josh Barro and Alexis Goldstein discussed Fox News’ recent obsession with “black-on-black” crime in the wake of the Zimmerman trial. Business Insider’s Barro accused Fox of “concern trolling“: A [concern troll is someone] who posts on…

Barney Frank tells Bill Maher: ‘We can’t plug every rat hole in the world’

Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) revisited his opposition to keeping a U.S. military presence in Afghanistan during the panel discussion on Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday. “They say, ‘We have to stay in Afghanistan even though [Osama] bin Laden is dead because we have to keep it from…

Beck accuses White House of planting seeds for ‘a race war’

Without naming any specific incidents or people, or even his sources, Glenn Beck likened members of President Barack Obama’s administration with racist figures like Adolf Hitler and David Duke on Friday. “We quoted the doctors — and I don’t know which doctors they were, but we quoted the doctors last…

House votes to repeal Obamacare for 40th time

The House of Representatives, in a 232-185 vote, again attempted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as “Obamacare” through a bill that would essentially block the Internal Revenue Service’s ability to enforce the individual mandate. This marks the 40th time the House of Representatives has tried to…

Fischer: LGBT activists should back Russia anti-gay laws to ‘celebrate diversity’

American Family Association (AFA) Director of Issues Analysis Bryan Fischer this week called on LGBT activists to “celebrate diversity” by supporting Russia’s law banning “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations.” Earlier this week, the author of the “anti-LGBT propaganda law” told a Moscow radio station that he did not expect that…

Louisiana police: ‘Adults’ gave ‘untruthful statements’ after 5-year-old shoots 3-year-old

Authorities in Louisiana don’t know how a 5-year-old boy managed to shoot a 3-year-old boy, but they are pretty sure that people taking care of the children are lying about the incident. According to The News Star, Monroe Police Sgt. Mark Johnson said officers responded to reports that a 3-year-old…

Texas cop took fan photos before letting Zimmerman off with warning

Officials in a Texas town said on Thursday that they planned to question one of their officers after it was discovered that he took what may have been fan photos of George Zimmerman’s driver’s license during a traffic stop. Earlier this week, the former neighborhood watchmen was stopped for speeding…

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