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Glenn Beck: MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry part of UN conspiracy to collectivize American children

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Monday linked an MSNBC promotional advertisement about public education to conspiracy theories that contend the United Nations plans to use mind control to establish a communist dictatorship and that the Obama administration is using school testing standards for “leftist indoctrination.” Last week, conservative websites…

Hillary’s shadow looms large over Stephen Colbert’s confab with Bill Clinton

Appearing on the final day of this year’s Clinton Global Initiative, President Bill Clinton sat for an interview and Q&A session with Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert, during which he slyly hinted that the slate of presidential candidates in future contests will offer “a lot of talented people” for voters…

Conservatives outraged over CNN photo of Thatcher with ‘pedophile’ Jimmy Savile

Conservative supporters Margaret Thatcher expressed outraged on Monday after CNN marked the death of the the former British prime minister by airing a photo of her with former BBC television presenter Jimmy Savile, a suspected pedophile. In a CNN Starting Point segment soon after the news of Thatcher’s death broke…

Newtown families: Limiting magazine size is ‘critical’

Appearing on “60 Minutes” Sunday night, family members of the victims killed in the Newtown, Connecticut massacre said that limiting the sales of high-capacity magazines is “crucial” to any effort that hopes to prevent another similar event. The families are members of the group Sandy Hook Promise, which launched a…

Former Reagan official links Atlanta cheating scandal to higher taxes, defense cuts

Former budget director David Stockton says that a “huge cultural problem” concerning defense cuts and higher taxes is linked to a massive alleged conspiracy to cheat on standardized tests in Atlanta Public Schools. Last week, former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall was among 35 educators who were indicted for…

Melissa Harris Perry warns U.S. getting ‘sputniked’ on brain research

On her show Sunday morning, MSNBC host Melissa-Harris Perry warned the United States was falling behind in brain research. “It seems like we’re getting sputniked all over again,” she remarked. “NIH funding is flat lining for the first time since anyone can remember.” President Barack Obama recently proposed a BRAIN…

ESPN writer destroys Hannity for defending ‘homophobic slurs’ at Rutgers

ESPN senior writer Andy Katz on Sunday blasted Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Eric Bolling after they defended Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice, who was caught on camera physically abusing players and using anti-LGBT slurs. Last week, Rutgers announced that the school had fired Rice after ESPN aired video…

Krugman clashes with Van Susteren: ‘No correlation’ between regulation and hiring

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman on Sunday clashed with Fox News host Greta Van Susteren after she asserted that President Barack Obama’s administration was strangling small businesses with “laughable” regulations. “No one’s paying much attention to these small businesses,” Van Susteren opined during an ABC panel discussion. “The regulations that…

Connecticut governor: LaPierre and NRA are ‘clowns at the circus’

Democratic Connecticut Gov. Dan Mallow on Sunday lashed out at National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre and other gun control opponents as “clowns at the circus” who were just trying to sell more guns. After Connecticut responded to the December mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School by enacting…

Amy Goodman: Corporate media is ‘an extreme media beating the drums for war’

Journalist Amy Goodman made the case for independent media at the National Conference for Media Reform in Denver on Saturday, saying the pro-war views of the corporate media networks were firmly entrenched. “This is no longer a mainstream media, it’s an extreme media beating the drums for war,” she said…

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