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Feinstein snaps at Cruz’s ‘lecture’ on the Constitution: ‘I’m not a sixth grader’

During a hearing on gun control legislation Thursday, junior Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) drew the hackles of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), who snapped, “I’m not a sixth grader” after he tried to “lecture” her about the U.S. Constitution. Cruz actually recited portions of the Bill of Rights to Feinsten, who…

Baptist pastor: Sex with underage girl ‘is exactly what Christ desires’

The former pastor of an Indiana megachurch who is awaiting sentencing in a sex crimes case told a 17-year-old girl that Jesus wanted her to have sexual relations with him. Federal prosecutors on Wednesday released letters in which former First Baptist Church pastor Jack Schaap explained that the underage girl…

Police say gunman who killed 4 in upstate New York is dead after shootout

The man who allegedly killed four people and wounded two others in a shooting rampage in upstate New York died Thursday morning in a shootout with police. According to CBS News, officers closed in on the 64-year-old suspect around 8:00 a.m., shooting and killing him after he fired his own…

Massachusetts Attorney General: Pot shops allowed statewide

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley ruled Wednesday that medical marijuana dispensaries must be allowed statewide and individual municipalities cannot legally block them. The ruling (PDF) was issued by Coakley’s Municipal Law Unit in response to a 2012 bylaw passed by officials in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Two other nearby towns also passed…

Gohmert: ‘Vietnam was winnable,’ but ‘people in Washington decided’ to lose

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Thursday asserted that the U.S. war in “Vietnam was winnable, but people in Washington decided we would not win it!” “One of the things that we’ve heard over and over again since Vietnam is, you know, we don’t want to get in another un-winnable war…

Fox station apologizes after celebrating Women’s Day with footage of boobs

The Fox station in Connecticut is apologizing after its news team used generic footage of a woman’s breasts for a report on International Women’s Day. On at least two occasions on Wednesday, Fox Connecticut marked an event hosted by the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women with B-roll of…

Texas megachurch pastor on gay sex: Plug into wrong outlet and get blown to ‘smithereens’

Texas megachurch Pastor Robert Jeffress is warning LGBT members of his flock that they could be blown to “smithereens” if they plug their equipment into the wrong outlet by having homosexual sex. Right Wing Watch on Wednesday obtained a video of Jeffress last week telling the Trinity Broadcasting Network that…

Sean Hannity calls Michael Moore’s plan to crush the NRA ‘weird and horrific’

Republican opinion host Sean Hannity reacted Thursday night with shock at liberal filmmaker Michael Moore’s latest essay, in which he predicts that the National Rifle Association will be crushed if crime scene photos from the Sandy Hook massacre are ever released, just like the Vietnam war and institutionalized segregation were…

Maddow: It’s ‘Groundhog Day’ in Republican politics

Wednesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed the fact that Republicans in Washington are recycling the same lies and smears that they’ve used to try and discredit President Barack Obama before. “In Washington,” she said, “it was Groundhog Day, today.” Not, she said, the day when…

Mystery man behind ’47 percent’ video revealed

The curtain has been lifted. The man who secretly filmed then-presidential candidate Mitt Romney telling a private audience that “47 percent” of voters would vote for President Obama “no matter what,” outed himself Wednesday night during an hour-long segment on “The Ed Show.” Scott Prouty, a bartender who was working…

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