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Fox’s Eric Bolling introduces show in Spanish: ‘Just practicing’ for life after immigration reform

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “The Five,” co-host Eric Bolling lamented the Senate’s passage of the comprehensive immigration reform bill, saying it will change “the very definition of the American dream and the ethnic landscape forever.” He then introduced the show in Spanish, saying, he’s “just practicing.” Commentator Bob Beckel…

North Carolina becomes first state to disqualify itself for federal jobless benefits

A new law taking effect in North Carolina over the weekend will cut unemployment benefits for new claims and disqualify the state from receiving federal funds for the long-term jobless. According the The Associated Press, lawmakers passed the bill in February to accelerate the repayment of $2.5 billion federal debt…

Maddow: ‘Rick Perry talking about sex in public never goes well’

Thursday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow took on Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R)’s attempt to slam state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) by using her former status as an unwed mother against her. Davis went on a 13-hour filibuster at the state capitol in Austin this week…

Ohio 12-year-old kills self after fatally shooting 9-year-old half-brother

A 12-year-old boy in Ohio is dead after reportedly fatally shooting his 9-year-old half-brother and then himself. Jackson County Coroner Gregory Hawker on Wednesday said that autopsies showed that 9-year-old Blake Campbell died almost immediately after being shot in the head with .44-caliber revolver. His half-brother, 12-year-old Austin Wiseman, then…

Witness responds to suggestion that Trayvon lied before getting shot: ‘That’s real retarded, sir’

A witness for the prosecution on Thursday politely told George Zimmerman’s attorney that he was acting “real retarded” by suggesting that slain teen Trayvon Martin lied in a phone call just minutes before he was shot. “Of course, you don’t know if he was telling the truth or not,” attorney…

Drunk Texan kills himself while playing with gun

A drunken Houston man shot himself in the head Thursday morning as he played with a gun in the parking lot of a local business, police said. The man’s name has not yet been released, but The Houston Chronicle noted that the shooting took place around 2:30 a.m. Witnesses claimed…

Beck: Marco Rubio a ‘piece of garbage’ for helping ‘communist’ Democrats

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Thursday threatened to send Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) “away” because he was a “piece of garbage” for working with Democrats to pass comprehensive immigration reform. In a Senate speech on Wednesday, Rubio had noted that he agreed with his conservatives critics on “every other…

Rick Perry: Wendy Davis learned nothing from ‘her own example’ as a teen mom

Appearing at the National Right to Life Convention in Dallas on Thursday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) criticized state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), saying the woman who stopped his favored anti-abortion legislation cold on Tuesday had not learned anything from “her own example” as a teen mom. “She was the…

Schlafly: Latinos aren’t Republicans because of ‘illegitimate’ babies and handouts

Eagle Forum founder and long-time strident anti-feminist Phyllis Schlafly told a conservative radio host last week that the Republican Party is making a terrible mistake targeting Latinos for outreach. Latinos, she said, in an interview excerpt posted at Right Wing Watch, can never be proper Republicans because they have too…

Double-amputee veteran Tammy Duckworth rips contractor’s twisted ankle ‘disability’

Appearing Wednesday to testify before a House committee, the owner of a military IT contracting company was lectured and shamed by Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), an Iraq veteran and double amputee who grilled him about a military disability claim he filed 27 years after twisting his ankle in prep school.…

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