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Elon Musk: Taxpayers made over $12 million profit on Tesla Motors loan

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said Thursday that U.S. taxpayers made a substantial profit from a government loan provided to the all-electric carmaker. “It really feels good to have repaid the U.S. taxpayer,” he told Bloomberg WEST. “That’s really what’s important here, and we didn’t just repay the principle, we…

Fox News host tells listeners to punch Obama voters ‘in the face’

A host of the Fox News show The Five was so angry that the Justice Department had investigated one of the network’s reporters that she told her viewers on Thursday to find anyone who voted for President Barack Obama and “punch them in the face.” “Fox said, we’re targets, clearly…

Code Pink activist kicked out for repeatedly heckling Obama during Gitmo speech

A protester from the group Code Pink repeatedly interrupted President Barack Obama on Thursday as he gave a speech on the U.S. policy on the use of drones and the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. More than 30 minutes into the president’s speech in Washington, a woman who was thought…

Republican Arizona Rep. claims anti-choice movement ‘arrested Nazi holocaust’

Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) held a hearing of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice on Thuesday to consider a bill that would institute a 20-week abortion ban in Washington, D.C., just days after a federal appeals court declared that a similar law in Arizona is unconstitutional.…

Gohmert IRS speech veers into rant about owls mating ‘like crazy’ on Kmart signs

During a Thursday House floor speech about the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) practice of scrutinizing conservative groups, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) connected the so-called scandal to the idea that owls could mate on Kmart signs. As he was going through a list of tea party groups that were targeted by…

Texas passes bill to train teachers as armed ‘school marshals’

The Texas Legislature on Thursday sent a bill to Gov. Rick Perry’s (R) desk that could mean some teachers will be trained as marshals and sent into classrooms with guns. State Rep. Jason Villalba (R) told KRIV that the bill was created in response to last year’s shooting at Sandy…

Beck: ‘Forces of spiritual darkness’ at CNN plotted Blitzer’s atheist gaffe

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck says that “forces of spiritual darkness” at CNN arranged to have Wolf Blitzer ask a atheist tornado survivor if she thanked the Lord as a plot to promote atheism. At the conclusion of his Tuesday interview with Rebecca Vitsmun, Blitzer told the woman who lost…

California man posing as cop charged with sexual assault

A California man accused of impersonating a police officer in a robbery and sexual assault case appeared in court on Wednesday. According to CBS-LA, Wesley Robert Stepp, 28, is charged with multiple felony counts including second-degree robbery, first-degree burglary with a person present, three counts of sexual battery by restraint,…

Malkin on London attack: British ‘brought it on themselves’ by not deporting Muslims

Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin on Wednesday asserted that the British people “brought it on themselves” after an apparent terrorist used a meat cleaver to hack a soldier to death in London. Following Wednesday’s horrific slaying, Fox News host Sean Hannity speculated that President Barack Obama would have refused to call…

Ron Fournier: ‘Obama… raising a jihad against the press’

National Journal Editorial Director Ron Fournier on Thursday accused President Barack Obama, who many conservatives believe is secretly a Muslim, of “raising a jihad against the press.” During a panel discussion on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough charged that scandals involving the Justice Department seizing phone records from The…

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