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Pat Robertson: Mass shooters ‘usually under the influence of psychedelic drugs’

Televangelist Pat Robertson says that he opposes President Barack Obama’s efforts to limit high-capacity magazines and require universal background checks because most perpetrators of mass shootings are “usually under the influence of psychedelic drugs.” On Tuesday’s edition of The 700 Club, Robertson noted that the president had traveled to Connecticut…

Young immigrants blame high fees as deportation deferral applications drop dramatically

Interest in the two-year deferred-deportation program has flagged heavily in recent months, with some immigrants pointing to high application fees as an obstacle to taking part. Univision News reported on Monday that applications to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative have decreased steadily (PDF) since October 2012, when…

‘Fox & Friends’ proposes IQ test for politicians sponsoring gun control legislation

The hosts of Fox & Friends on Tuesday suggested that politicians should be required to take an IQ or competency test to prove that they were knowledgeable about guns. Host Steve Doocy pointed to a Monday New York Post column where Glenn Harlan Reynolds first floated the idea of an…

Former Navy chaplain: ‘Biologist’ Jesus opposed ‘three women and a dog’ marriage

A disgraced former Navy chaplain explained on Monday that Jesus Christ was effectively a “biologist” because he knew that “three women and a dog” can’t make a baby. In a Monday interview, Internet talk show host David Pakman asked conservative former Navy Chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt if he acknowledged that there…

Tennessee politician arrested for habit of masturbating out car window at 90 mph

Three women testified last week in the trial of former Mount Carmel, Tennessee Vice-Mayor William Blakely, who is charged with exposing himself to multiple women while driving over the course of years. According to Johnson City’s WJHL News Channel 11, Blakely repeatedly harassed women while driving, even going so far…

4-year-old New Jersey boy shoots 6-year-old playmate in the head

A 6-year-old New Jersey boy is reportedly in serious condition after being accidentally shot in the head by a 4-year-old boy on Monday. Authorities at the Toms River Police Department said that the two were among many children playing in the Cedar Grove Road neighborhood on Monday night when the…

Republican rep. on Cuba trip probe: ‘The diva of Beyonce’ is not ‘above the law’

A Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives vowed on Tuesday to press forward with an investigation into a trip to Cuba taken by singers Beyonce and Jay-Z last week even after sources at the Treasury Department suggested that the trip had been authorized. During an interview with Rep.…

Limbaugh freaks: Melissa Harris-Perry a ‘foreign’ Marxist who wants to steal children

The conservative pundit class is outraged over MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry’s recent ad spot about public education, and Rush Limbaugh, not wanting to be left behind by the likes of Glenn Beck, took his best swing at the university professor on Monday, describing her with the words “foreign,” “Marxist” and…

Secret audio: McConnell, staff scheme about Ashley Judd’s ‘emotionally unbalanced’ mental health

In a February meeting, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his staff gathered to discuss tactics for defeating possible Democratic challenger Ashley Judd, including the possibility of leveraging her “emotionally unbalanced” mental state. Mother Jones‘ David Corn, who obtained secret audio of the Feb. 2 meeting, said that “McConnell and…

Montana lawmaker rips conservatives who voted against bill to decriminalize being gay

Montana state Rep. Amanda Curtis (D-Butte) slammed her Republican colleagues on Monday for supporting a state law that makes homosexuality a felony. A bill to repeal the obsolete law was passed by the state’s House Judiciary Committee, but 38 Republicans voted against it. Curtis noted that during debate over the…

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