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CBS sports analyst tells all-black panel he’s giving ‘the white man’s perspective’

A CBS analyst Doug Gottlieb is apologizing after telling an all-black panel that he was giving “the white man’s perspective” during coverage of the NCAA basketball tournament on Thursday. Gottlieb made the awkward joke during pre-game coverage of the Sweet 16 portion of the tournament on Thursday night. “Cream rising…

Assault rifle with thermal scope stolen from car of top Utah gun lobbyist

Police in Cottonwood Heights are searching for an assault rifle that was stolen Wednesday from the vehicle of a top Utah gun lobbyist, who called for more guns in schools after the shooting deaths of 20 children in Connecticut last year. Utah Shooting Sports Council Chairman Clark Aposhian told KSTU…

Maddow shows incredible photos from explosive Texas ‘fracking’ accident

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed a recent accident in a Texas “fracking” site and showed photos of the scene. “Oil and gas workers were ‘fracking’ in Hemphill County, Texas,” Maddow said. “That is, they were forcing water and other chemicals through a…

Pat Robertson joins ammo conspiracy theory: Feds ‘going into battle… against us’

Televangelist Pat Robertson on Thursday became the latest conservative voice to promote the conspiracy theory that the government was buying millions of rounds of ammunition to use against the American people. For months, conservative sites like Alex Jones’ Infowars have been pushing reports like: “Obama DHS Purchases 2,700 Light-Armored Tanks…

Romney tells Dennis Miller: ‘It’s good to live a normal life again’

Millionaire former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says that he’s relieved to be back living “a normal life” following his 2012 loss. During an interview on Wednesday, conservative radio host Dennis Miller ask the former candidate how it he was “extracting yourself from the bubble.” “The bubble is a different…

Republican official: Facebook post about ‘filthy’ homosexuals was ‘worth sharing’

A Michigan committeeman with the Republican Party says that he posted an article on Facebook about the “filthy lifestyle” of LGBT people because it was “worth sharing.” Slate’s Dave Weigel on Wednesday reported that Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema had used his Facebook page to promote an article by Dr.…

Fox News: White House canceled tours after blowing money on ‘puppets’

Fox News host Steve Doocy says that the White House may have been able to keep White House tours open during automatic budget cuts caused by so-called “sequestration” if the federal government had not wasted so much money on “puppets.” A Wednesday report at the conservative website Breitbart.com had lamented…

Catholic league attack demands Time Warner have ‘serious talk’ with Bill Maher

The president of the Catholic League has had enough of HBO’s Bill Maher mocking his religion. Earlier this week, Catholic League President Bill Donohue sent a letter asking Time Warner to have a “serious talk” with the atheist comedian. “There is no other entertainer in the nation who has repeatedly…

Maddow congratulates Justice Ginsburg on ‘winning the day’ in DOMA arguments

Wednesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow recounted the back and forth verbal sparring between the justices of the Supreme Court at Wednesday’s oral arguments about the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the 1996 federal law that defined marriage as being between a man and a woman.…

Gun-toting former Republican candidate claims ‘conspiracies’ after shoplifting twice

A former Republican candidate for Agricultural commissioner in Alabama, who once waved a rifle in a campaign ad about “thugs and criminals,” said on Thursday that he had been a victim of “conspiracies” after his second shoplifting arrest in six months. According to the blog Yellow Hammer, Dale Peterson was…

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