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Doocy: Forcing Walmart to pay living wage could be ‘the death of free enterprise’

Fox News host Steve Doocy suggested on Friday that it could be “the death of free enterprise as we know it” if a bill requiring Walmart to pay a living wage was approved by the mayor of Washington, D.C. In a Washington Post op-ed earlier this week, Walmart regional general…

Geraldo Rivera: Jury would have shot Trayvon ‘a lot sooner than George Zimmerman’

Fox News host Geraldo Rivera on Friday asserted that prosecutors in Florida had been pressured by MSNBC host Al Sharpton and “race politics” to bring a weak case against former neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman for the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. As the the defense was preparing to present its…

Former Republican strategist: GOP needs to ‘de-kookify’ itself to be taken seriously

Thursday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed the Republican Party’s bizarre intransigence when it comes to embracing the kookier elements within itself, including birthers, conspiracy theorists and zealots of all persuasions. She welcomed former campaign strategist from Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)’s 2008 presidential run, Steve Schmidt,…

Tempers flare as Republicans boo Rep. Corrine Brown for shaming them over food stamp cuts

Republicans in the House of Representatives on Thursday threatened to strike a Democratic representative’s words from the record and then booed her after she shamed them for cutting food stamp funding from the farm bill. “The Bible says, to whom much is given, much is required,” Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL)…

Gohmert repeatedly shouts ‘Objection!’ to silence claims food stamp cuts hurt hungry families

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Thursday objected over and over again in order to keep statements out of the congressional record that accused Republicans of hurting working families by taking food stamps out of the farm bill. Before a vote could be taken on the Republican farm bill that drops…

Pat Robertson urges LGBT people to ‘come out’ as straight

Appearing on “The 700 Club” Thursday, television preacher and former Republican presidential candidate Pat Robertson assured his viewers that gay people are not really gay, they’re just confused due to “chromosomal damage” they suffered as children, and urged his LGBT viewers to “come out” as straight people. “I am very…

Zimmerman lawyer flips out after prosecution requests ‘child abuse’ charge

Defense attorney Don West slammed prosecutors on Thursday for what he said was an “outrageous” proposal that the jury be allowed to consider third-degree murder because it would mean that George Zimmerman committed “child abuse” when he shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. “Oh, my God!” West exclaimed at the…

Maddow: GOP anti-choice crusade will affect women for generations

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed how the Republican anti-women’s health agenda and how it bears no relation to the will of the people, does nothing to help the economy or create jobs, and endangers the lives and well-being of women. First, Maddow…

Kilmeade makes toddler cry on live TV by smashing his face with a basketball

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade brought a small child to tears on Thursday by hitting him in the face with a basketball. Earlier this year, 24-month-old Titus became a viral sensation after his father posted a YouTube video of his knack for making trick shots on a kid-sized basketball goal.…

O’Reilly claims some Texas women get abortions because of hand sprains

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly claimed on his show Wednesday that abortion regulations are so lax in Texas that some women get abortions because they’ve sprained a hand. “You can just kill the baby, or the fetus, however you want to describe it, any time you want for any reason,”…

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