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Stewart mocks horse-race media for ‘attention span of a concussed goldfish’

As President Barack Obama fights himself on a three-and-a-half-year long “race up shit’s creek,” Jon Stewart pointed out, his best hope would be the fact that Beltway media, cursed by “the attention span of a concussed goldfish,” was already laying out predictions for the 2016 elections, despite the fact that…

Report: Republicans were source of bogus Benghazi quotes

Republicans provided the erroneous quotes linked to White House emails regarding how to address the September 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya, CBS News reported on Thursday. According to the report by chief White House correspondent Major Garrett, a quote leaked on May 10 attributed to then-Deputy National…

GOP Rep. proclaims love of ‘so-called gangsta rap’ and Public Enemy’s ‘conservative message’

Rep. Trey Radel (R-FL) told NowThisNews on Wednesday that he loves “so-called gangsta rap,” and especially hip-hop group Public Enemy, because he feels the song “Fight the Power” somehow mirrors his own struggles in Washington, D.C. and the scandals of the Obama administration. “This is a song that came out…

New Mexico Catholic school demands transgender male student wear female gown

A Catholic high school in New Mexico says that a transgender student must wear a female gown or not participate in graduation ceremonies. Damian Garcia was born as Brandi Garcia, but now he identifies as a boy and had his name legally changed last year. His parents and the teachers…

Lawmakers demand civilian enforcement of military’s rape laws after scandals

A group of U.S. lawmakers from both parties announced Thursday that they are proposing legislation to hand over prosecution of sexual assaults on and by U.S. military personnel to civilian authorities. According to Bloomberg News, the officials are taking the action as evidence mounts suggesting that the military is either…

Rep. Cramer blames legalized abortion for school shootings

A Republican congressman from North Dakota suggested to the graduating class at University of Mary earlier this month that the Boston Marathon bombings, the Sept. 11 terrorists attacks and multiple school shootings were all connected to the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in 1973. In a…

Bible-quoting Beck reenacts ‘Untouchables’ by beating activist with baseball bat

Conservative performance artist Glenn Beck on Wednesday compared President Barack Obama to Chicago gangster Al Capone by reenacting a scene from the movie “The Untouchables” and using a baseball bat to beat a tea party activist in the head until he was laying dead in a pool of fake blood.…

Bachmann fires up tea party to repeal Obamacare: ‘This issue is now revived!’

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) on Thursday declared that efforts to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care reform law were “now revived” after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) admitted that it had inappropriately targeted conservative groups to determine if they had abused their tax-exempt status. At a tea party rally in…

Hannity guest claims IRS scandal means Obama stole 2012 election

A panel discussion on Wednesday night’s episode of the Republican talk show “Hannity” ended with everyone agreeing that President Barack Obama must have used the Internal Revenue Service to steal the 2012 election, keeping tea partiers so busy with filling out documents to obtain tax exempt status that they were…

Maddow blasts erroneous Benghazi reporting: ‘ABC blew it’

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow tore into TV network ABC for its recent reporting on the Benghazi attack and President Barack Obama’s administration’s response to the tragedy. Maddow opened the piece by discussing a McClatchy report that Ambassador Chris Stevens had repeatedly turned…

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