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Texas rep.: Atheist chaplains would tell parents that dead soldiers are ‘worm food’

A Texas Republican congressman said on Wednesday that he opposed atheist chaplains in the military because they would tell the parents of dead soldiers that their children were just “worm food.” During Wednesday night’s House Armed Services Committee hearing, Rep. Rob Andrews (D-NJ) explained that he had offered an amendment…

Sen. Graham: ‘I’m a Verizon customer. I don’t mind turning over records’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Thursday defended the National Security Agency’s (NSA) practice of collecting phone records from millions of Americans, and said that he had no problem with being spied on. During an interview on Fox News, Graham was asked to react to the news that Verizon had been…

‘Fox & Friends’ suddenly against wiretapping they supported under Bush

Thursday morning on the Fox News Channel’s morning show “Fox and Friends,” the three hosts responded with alarm to news that the National Security Agency has been collecting the phone records of millions of cell phone customers wholesale and with no regard to accusations of wrongdoing. The trio were clearly…

‘Today Show’ hosts evacuated after man tries to slit his wrists

A man reportedly harmed himself with a knife outside NBC’s Today Show on Thursday. “Opening the 8 o’clock half hour inside the studio today because there was an incident out on the plaza,” host Matt Lauer explained after a commercial break. “A short time ago, a man out there attempted…

Glenn Beck claims Obama conspiracy made him a conspiracy theorist

Internet conspiracy talk show host Glenn Beck claimed on his program Wednesday that nobody ever thought he was a conspiracy theorist until President Barack Obama came into office and set into motion a monstrous conspiracy to make Beck seem insane. Responding to a clip aired on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow…

Fox News host: ‘Why is MSNBC devoting time’ to sexual assaults instead of IRS?

Fox News host Andrea Tantaros wants to know why MSNBC is “prioritizing” sexual assaults in the military over a scandal at the Internal Revenue Service. As competing hearings in the Senate Armed Services Committee and the House Appropriations Committee were underway on Tuesday, Tantaros said on her radio show that…

Rep. McDermott snaps at Fox News host: ‘You are putting words in my mouth! Stop it!’

Things got heated on Wednesday when a Democratic congressman agreed to an interview with Fox News, the conservative network that has apparent obsession with devoting hours of airtime every day to covering the news that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeted certain political groups. Following a day where Fox News…

Rand Paul: Promoting Susan Rice undermines Obama’s ‘moral authority’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Wednesday said that President Barack Obama was undermining his own “moral authority” by naming United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice as the new national security advisor because she had misled the public about last year’s attacks in Benghazi. “You know, I think…

Parents of dead 2-year-old: We told kids ‘not to touch’ the unattended gun

The parents of a 2-year-old who died in Tennessee after her 5-year-old stepbrother fatally shot her with an unattended revolver say that they told their kids “not to touch the gun unless momma and daddy are around.” Almost three years after the death of Camron Wallace, the trial of parents…

Cenk Uyger loses it over Chris Christie ‘protecting his own fat ass’

Young Turks host Cenk Uygur invoked his right as a fellow “fat New Jersey American” to slam Gov. Chris Christie (R) over his decision to hold a special election to determine a successor to deceased Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ). “Chris Christie doesn’t give a damn about the people of New…

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