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Controversy erupts after Hannity guest tells woman panelist ‘Know your role and shut your mouth’

Controversy erupted Friday at the Fox News Channel over a confrontation between two guests on “The Sean Hannity Show” in which contentious right-wing radio host Bill Cunningham attacked commentator Tamara Holder, pointing his finger in her face and firing volley after volley of sexist insults. At one point, according to…

Glenn Greenwald: Snowden’s revelations ‘not espionage in any real sense of the word’

Reporter Glenn Greenwald, who broke the story about phone and internet surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA) thanks to information provided by former contractor Edward Snowden, criticized the federal charges brought against him in a phone interview with MSNBC host Chris Hayes on Friday. “I think it’s very surprising…

Bryan Fischer: Hillary is a ‘white person’ so Obama will have to ‘sit in the back of the bus’

The director of issues analysis of the fundamentalist American Family Association (AFA) said this week that Democrats would make President Barack Obama “sit in the back of the bus” to make room for Hillary Clinton to run for president because she was a “white person.” On his Thursday radio show,…

See the Paula Deen n-word apology video she blocked moments after publishing

Celebrity TV cook Paul Deen on Friday published a video apologizing for using racial slurs and then moments later blocked access to the YouTube page. “I want to apologize to everybody for the wrong that I’ve done,” Deen says in a copy of the video obtained by Raw Story. “I…

Moyers: ALEC’s right-wing agenda ‘still going very strong’ in statehouses

On Friday, journalist Bill Moyers looks deeper into the legislative lobbying organization the American Legislative Exchange Council, which has been found to be pushing a radical, right-wing agenda in statehouses around the country. “This report is about how some of those laws get enacted thanks to an organization called ALEC,…

McConnell: ‘Absurd’ to ban corporations from having same rights as ‘people’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Friday said that he opposed a constitutional amendment to ban corporations from having the same rights as people because the idea was “absurd.” Speaking to the conservative American Enterprise Institute, McConnell accused President Barack Obama’s administration of using a “culture of intimidation” to…

New Hampshire lawmaker resigns after claiming government behind Boston bombing

A New Hampshire lawmaker who said that the bombing of the Boston Marathon may have been a government “black ops” conspiracy resigned this week. In a certified letter to the New Hampshire House Speaker’s office on Thursday, Republican state Rep. Stella Tremblay said that “Divine Providence” had presented her family…

Maddow: Supreme Court still deciding whether being LGBT is a ‘choice’

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow took on the brace of LGBT-related cases before the Supreme Court, including one of the decisions handed down on Thursday, which made federal AIDS-relief money available to organizations whether or not they explicit state that they are anti-prostitution.…

How Michael Moore deals with death threats: ‘My two lovers, Ben and Jerry’

Controversial liberal filmmaker Michael Moore sat down with “Viewpoint” host John Fugelsang on Thursday evening for a wide-ranging interview that included how he deals with the death threats he’s received after making films such as Sicko and Fahrenheit 9/11. Fugelsang began by talking about how former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowdon highlighted…

Christian school cites Bible and ‘impure thoughts’ to boot girl from football team

A Christian school in Georgia is using the Bible to back up their decision that an 12-year-old girl should no longer be able to play football because the boys on the team could have “impure thoughts.” Maddy Blythe had at least four sacks playing for Strong Rock Christian School’s team…

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