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Christians call school ‘hateful’ over gay ‘Adam and Steve’ Bible satire

Christians are threatening to protest over a Massachusetts charter school’s plan to perform a spoof of the Bible’s creation story that features the gay characters “Adam and Steve.” Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) on Sunday reported that Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Public Charter School (PPVA) has been flooded with emails and…

Paul Krugman: ‘Very odd’ for Republicans to oppose drones and support waterboarding

Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman on Sunday said it was “very odd” that Republicans who supported waterboarding would join Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) anti-drone filibuster. Paul began his 13-hour filibuster on Wednesday morning to demand whether the Obama administration believed it could kill a U.S. citizen with a drone strike…

Ingraham turns ‘dove’ and rips Wall Street Journal for beating ‘war drums’

Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham — who once accused opponents of the Iraq invasion of trying to “subvert America” — is now blasting the The Wall Street Journal for beating the “war drums” because the editorial board expressed support for President Barack Obama’s use of drones. Fox News host Chris…

George Will dismisses women with ambition: ‘No one can have it all’

Conservative columnist George Will on Sunday suggested that women shouldn’t complain about the difficulties of juggling a family and a career because “no one can have it all.” During a panel discussion on ABC News, host George Stephanopolous noted that Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg had started a national conversation with…

Pelosi on raising Medicare age: ‘It’s a scalp’ for Republicans, ‘not a solution’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says raising the eligibility age for Medicare benefits is just a political “trophy” for Republicans because the idea would not strengthen the program. “We don’t want to hurt beneficiaries,” Pelosi told CNN’s Candy Crowley on Sunday. “We certainly want to strengthen Medicare, Social Security,…

Krugman to Ron Johnson: ‘Your facts are false’ and ‘non-facts’

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman on Sunday accused tea party-backed Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) of using “non-facts” to argue that earned benefits programs like Social Security and Medicare needed to be cut in order to be saved. “Unless we do something, these programs are going broke,” Johnson opined during a…

Jeb Bush on 2016 run: ‘I don’t think there is any Bush baggage at all’

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is insisting that his famous family name will not hurt him at all if he decides to run for president in 2016. Fox News host Chris Wallace pointed out to Bush on Sunday that his brother, George W. Bush, had been “somewhat unpopular” when…

Paul Ryan: Republican budget assumes repeal of Obamacare

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan on Sunday admitted that the entire Republican budget was based on repealing Obamacare, President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. During an interview on Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace asked Ryan how the Republican budget could cut $770 billion out of Medicare…

Maryland lawmaker introduces bill pushing back on ‘zero tolerance’ gun suspensions

A Maryland state Senator has introduced legislation he said would counter local schools’ “zero tolerance” policies regarding mimicking of firearms. WJZ-TV reported on Friday that state Sen. J.B. Jennings (R) would prohibit school administrators from suspending students for making their food or fingers into the shape of a gun, or…

Chris Hayes on Paul filibuster: Conservatives won gold, silver and bronze in ‘Olympics of disingenuousness’

MSNBC host Chris Hayes seemed to get a little more agitated than usual on Saturday in debating the effects of Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) 13-hour filibuster against John Brennan’s appointment to lead the Central Intelligence Agency and the White House’s policy regarding use of unmanned drones. “In the Olympics of…

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