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Jeremy Scahill warns Stephen Colbert: You might be on drone hit-list

Even Stephen Colbert paused for a second on Monday after journalist and documentarian Jeremy Scahill suggested even he might not be exempt from President Barack Obama’s policy on unmanned drone strikes. “It doesn’t trouble you that the President of the United States is asserting the right to kill American citizens…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren warns GOP: Stalemate ends in bad government, not less government

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) warned Republicans on Monday that blocking President Barack Obama’s nominees only produced a dysfunctional government. “I am new to the Senate, but I don’t understand why this body accepts a system where this kind of political stalemate won’t end in more government or less government but…

Gohmert: Kill immigration reform and Hispanics will say, ‘Republicans really like me’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) knows that Republicans may lose some votes at first after the party kills immigration reform, but he is predicting that Hispanics will then wake up and realize that “Republicans really like me.” In an effort to block all efforts at comprehensive immigration reform, Gohmert joined with…

San Diego mayor’s ex-fiancee says he sexted other women in front of her

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) was urged to resign this weekend by his ex-fiancee, who told a reporter on Sunday that their relationship ended when he began sending sexually explicit text messages to other women in front of her. Despite the continually mounting allegations of inappropriate behavior, and the…

Cantor staffer linked to ordinance that helped close Virginia’s busiest abortion clinic

The busiest abortion clinic in the state of Virginia has closed after a part-time Fairfax City councilmember and full-time staffer for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor pushed for a last-minute ordinance to place additional restrictions on women’s health clinics just as it was relocating to a new space. Court records…

Bachmann urges ‘spanking’ for Obama to take away his ‘magic wand’

President Barack Obama (D) may throw the 2014 House races to his Democratic allies by producing a “magic wand” that grants non-citizens the right to vote in U.S. elections, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) said in a video published Monday. “It’s my prediction that the House Republicans could put themselves in…

Watch MSNBC host’s epic rant over myths about sluts, anchor babies and LGBT pedophiles

MSNBC host Thomas Roberts on Monday said his network was not doing enough to dispel myths that women who used birth control were “sluts,” immigrants just came to the United States to have “anchor babies” and LGBT people were pedophiles and disease carriers. In the wake of the George Zimmerman…

Fox News host agrees that Black Panthers somehow caused Zimmerman trial

Fox News guest J. Christian Adams, a right-wing blogger and author who previously worked for the Department of Justice and contributes to Pajamas Media and Breitbart, claimed on Monday morning that the New Black Panthers, and not the body of a teen killed by a gunshot wound, were secretly the…

Gingrich: Pro-Trayvon protesters prepared to be a ‘lynch mob’

Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Monday compared the protests in support of slain African-American teen Trayvon Martin to a “lynch mob.” Gingrich spoke to CNN’s Michaela Pereira on Monday morning after people around the country reacted to a jury’s decision on Saturday to find George Zimmerman not guilty…

CBS host confronts Republican rep.: House farm bill is ‘welfare for the wealthy’

CBS host Bob Schieffer on Sunday confronted Republican Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) after his fellow Republicans in the House stripped food stamps from the farm bill. “You pass a farm bill in the House that gives billions of dollars, much of it to large corporations that own farms,” Schieffer noted.…

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