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Bill Maher: Americans ‘will elect a president who eats c-ck before tofurkey’

The news that a Republican senator who recently had dinner with President Barack Obama ordered a vegetarian meal briefly shocked Bill Maher on Friday night. The unidentified senator, Huffington Post publisher Ariana Huffington suggested, might be in danger in a primary election, to which Maher said, “Absolutely.” “In America, that’s…

Fox News hosts’ stunt to fund White House tours could pay for 90,000 food stamp meals

Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Eric Bolling have offered over $140,000 — or enough to fund more than 90,000 food stamp meals — to keep White House tours open after the Obama administration temporarily suspended them due to automatic budget cuts. NBC News on Tuesday reported that the White…

RNC Chair Reince Priebus: Rand Paul’s filibuster was ‘completely awesome’

The chairman of the Republican Party on Thursday said that Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) filibuster of CIA Director John Brennan was “completely awesome.” During a stop on his listening tour in Iowa, Reince Priebus was asked if Paul’s filibuster over President Barack Obama’s use of drones had energized the party.…

Maddow: Republicans now blaming MSNBC for 2012 election losses

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow welcomed former senior adviser to President Barack Obama David Axelrod, who joined her in a discussion of election 2012 and how some Republicans are now trying to blame the loss on Maddow’s network MSNBC. She began by discussing…

Breitbart ‘Friends of Hamas’ hoaxer: ‘Of course Hitler was a left-winger’

Ben Shapiro, the Breitbart News editor-at-large who reported a false story about Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s ties to the non-existent group “Friends of Hamas,” says that there was no doubt “Hitler was a left-winger.” During a Thursday radio interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity’s radio show, Shapiro accused the…

O’Keefe agrees to pay $100,000 to unjustly fired former ACORN employee

James O’Keefe has agreed to cough up $100,000 and an apology to a former ACORN employee whose privacy was allegedly violated when the conservative activist videotaped him in an undercover sting effort to bring down the community advocacy group. Court documents obtained by Wonkette on Thursday showed that O’Keefe “regrets…

Bin Laden’s son-in-law faces civilian trial in New York City

The son-in-law of notorious terrorist Osama bin Laden and former spokesperson for al-Qaeda was brought to the United States this week after being seized by the Central Intelligence Agency earlier this month, and on Friday morning he will face the American justice system, not from a military prison in Cuba,…

Sen. Dianne Feinstein chides Rand Paul for ‘stupid’ Jane Fonda example during filibuster

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) knocked her colleague Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Thursday night for warning of hyperbolic scenarios during his 13-hour filibuster. “No drone is going to be used in the United States against an American citizen walking down a street or sitting in a cafe and, you know,…

Warren: Drug possession warrants jail time but laundering cartel money doesn’t?

Appearing at a Senate Banking Committee hearing Thursday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) grilled officials from the Treasury Department over why criminal charges were not filed against officials at HSBC who helped launder hundreds of millions of dollars for drug cartels. The HSBC scandal resulted in the Department of Justice and…

District suspends police-in-schools program after officer discharges gun

A school district in New York has put a program to put armed officers in schools on hold after a policeman’s handgun went off at Highland High School. At a Wednesday meeting with parents, Highland Central School District and police officials explained that Officer Sean McCutcheon had been suspended after…

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