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Chris Hayes: I’ll only appear at CPAC if you include GOProud

Saturday morning on MSNBC’s “Up with Chris Hayes,” host Chris Hayes addressed an invitation he received to speak at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Hayes said that he would be happy to appear at the conference if the Republican LGBT group GOProud would be included among the co-sponsors…

Maddow guest: Texas senator claimed 12 Harvard professors were ‘Marxists’

On Rachel Maddow’s Friday show, the host discussed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) and whether he bears any similarity to the infamous Sen. Joseph McCarthy, who instigated a communist witch hunt in the 1950s. Cruz has been part of the GOP opposition to the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel…

‘Birther’ Arpaio supporter’s lawsuit reveals ignorance of election law

“Birther” activist and attorney Larry Klayman is threatening to sue Respect Arizona, the group behind a recall effort aimed at controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. According to the Associated Press, Klayman’s freshly established group, Citizens To Protect Fair Election Results, insists that the recall effort is “unconstitutional” and that it…

Fugelsang slams Fox News: ‘A mecca for people who hate Mecca’

Current TV host John Fugelsang lambasted Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly and contributor Lisa Daftari for their segment linking the Al Jazeera America network with terrorist “sleeper cells” in Detroit. “How can someone so smart and so pretty have a show that’s so stupid and so ugly?” Fugelsang said on…

Fischer: Tim Tebow being bullied by ‘Big Gay’ groups

“Focal Points” talk show host Bryan Fischer was seriously disappointed Friday about word that backup quarterback Tim Tebow has bowed out of speaking at a Dallas Baptist church known for its pastor’s virulent anti-LGBT viewpoints. Fischer suggested that Tebow did not realize on his own that Pastor Robert Jeffress, who…

Man with high-powered rifles and ‘tank buster’ bullets arrested for posting liberal ‘hit list’

Police in Clarkstown, New York have confiscated a cache of high-powered weapons and body armor from a man who was arrested for posting death threats against against many Democratic politicians and every liberal supporter of President Barack Obama. According to WCBS, 49-year-old Larry Mulqueen was arraigned on Thursday on charges…

Economist to Moyers: Minimum wage hike would benefit millions

On this week’s edition of “Moyers and Co.,” host Bill Moyers spoke with economist Richard Wolff about the U.S. minimum wage, and how raising it would not just benefit workers at the bottom end of the economic spectrum, but rather the entire economy. Moyers opened the segment by saying that…

Texas bans shooting immigrants from helicopters

Officials in Texas announced on Thursday that State Troopers would no longer be allowed to open fire on suspects from helicopters after the recent killing of two immigrants. While announcing the new policy, Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw insisted that the ban on aerial shootings had nothing…

Coulter booed by libertarian ‘pussies’ for saying ‘gays’ should marry opposite sex

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter on Thursday insulted a group of student libertarians by calling them “pussies” for pushing for drug legalization and then found herself being booed when she insisted that LGBT people should only marry members of the opposite sex. Fox Business host John Stossel on Thursday aired Coulter’s…

Sequester budget cuts may have triggered Miami shooting rampage

A depressed Florida man shot his wife and two children before killing himself after closing his hot air balloon business and facing losing his job as a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspector because of automatic budget cuts known as “sequestration.” A source told CBS News that 45-year-old Carlos Zuniga was…

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