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Hannity defends Rutgers coach: ‘My father hit me with a belt, I turned out okay!’

Fox News host Sean Hannity and conservative pundit Michelle Malkin on Wednesday both defended a former Rutgers basketball coach who verbally and physically abused his players, both saying that they had received plenty of spankings and “turned out okay.” On Wednesday, Rutgers announced that the school had fired coach Mike…

CNN’s Jake Tapper to Mark Sanford: Who are you to deny love between two men?

CNN host Jake Tapper on Wednesday questioned former Gov. Mark Sanford regarding views on same sex marriage in light of his own affair. Tapper wondered why people should respect the Republican South Carolina congressional candidate’s opposition to same sex marriage when he himself “did not lead an exemplary life as…

Armed ‘anti-government’ parents abduct sons after tying up grandma in Florida

Law enforcement officials in Florida on Wednesday issued an Amber Alert for two young boys who they said had been abducted by “anti-government” parents. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said that 35-year-old Joshua Hakken tied up Patricia Hauser, the maternal grandmother of 4-year-old Cole Hakken and 2-year-old Chase Hakken, at…

Rick Perry: North Korea wants to blow up Texas to stop my awesome awesomeness

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) believes that his success as governor has made Texas a target for attack by North Korea leader Kim Jong-un. Following the news that a North Korean government photo had revealed plans to strike cities in the United States, many were confused about why Austin made…

West Virginia sheriff fatally gunned down outside courthouse

A West Virginia sheriff was shot and killed outside a courthouse in downtown Williamson on Wednesday. According to WCHS-TV, Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum had been shot and killed at around 12:04 p.m. A suspected shooter was also shot before being taken into custody. The condition of the suspect was…

NYPD investigating death threats to Democratic congresswoman over gun bills

The New York City Police Department is investigating calls to Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) threatening her life in response to proposed gun control legislation. Maloney told The New York Daily News that she had canceled an appearance at awards ceremony on Tuesday night after receiving the death threats by phone.…

Colorado gun group leader: ‘There’s a time to hunt deer’ and a ‘time to hunt Democrats’

The founder of a Colorado gun group is looking forward to November’s “hunting season” because it will be “time to hunt Democrats.” Dudley Brown, who serves as the executive director of Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and the executive vice president of the National Association for Gun Rights, used some violent…

Arkansas AG vows to Maddow: Exxon Mobil will face justice in pipeline spill

Tuesday night on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow welcomed Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, who discussed Friday’s rupture of a tar sands pipeline in the city of Mayflower, Arkansas. McDaniel said that he is making every effort to ensure that Exxon Mobil will be held fully accountable…

Mark Sanford reveals he ate the two baby pigs used for ‘pork’ spending protest

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) on Monday admitted that he had eaten two baby pigs after using them as props to make a point about wasteful government spending. After the Republican-controlled South Carolina legislature quickly overrode two of his budget vetoes in 2004, Sanford had walked into the…

‘Fox & Friends’ host mocks AP: Use ‘border jumper’ instead of ‘illegal immigrant’

The language of the American media has just changed for the better, and the hosts of “Fox & Friends” just can’t seem to wrap their heads around it. Reacting Wednesday to a decision by The Associated Press to strike the term “illegal immigrant” from their style guide, the conservative morning…

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