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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…

Activist: Kansas HIV quarantine bill lets religious officials justify discrimination

The founder of an organization which advocates for the rights AIDS patients says that a proposed Kansas law which allows HIV people to be quarantined would essentially give cover to religious officials who might want to discriminate against LGBT people. “That rural county health department — and I hate to…

Pat Robertson complains LGBT people just want to flaunt ‘their way of doing sex’

Looking confused and discouraged on Wednesday’s episode of “The 700 Club,” televangelist and former Republican presidential candidate Pat Robertson agreed with others who say the issue of marriage equality is not actually about marriage, and suggested the whole noise is just LGBT people who want to flaunt “their way of…

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin: ‘DOMA is in trouble’

After attending oral arguments about the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin came to the conclusion that the federal government’s ban on same sex marriage “is in trouble.” Speaking to CNN cameras outside the court, Toobin noted that the…

Nevada bill would legalize gambling on federal elections

If one Nevada lawmaker has his way, visitors to Sin City will soon be able to bet on the next presidential election. Las Vegas Democrat Tick Segerblom on Monday introduced a bill in the Nevada state Senate that would legalizing betting on federal elections. SB 418 would revise the state’s…

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