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Fox & Friends on Ryan’s Obamacare repeal plan: ‘That’s never going to fly’

It would seem that Rep. Paul Ryan hasn’t been reading the directives sent by Fox News don Roger Ailes. Although Ryan has continued to push hard for a complete repeal of Obamacare in recent weeks, even the Right’s central command is calling his effort a waste of time. “Even though…

O’Reilly claims he ‘elevated’ debate by shouting about Obama’s ‘bullsh*t’

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly says that by shouting “bullshit” and insisting liberal contributor Alan Colmes was “lying” when he said President Barack Obama had offered to reform Social Security, he has actually “elevated” the discussion for “the whole world.” O’Reilly opened his Fox News show on Monday by defending…

Florida police gun down disabled man threatening to kill himself with gasoline

Two officers in Florida have been placed on leave and a family is demanding answers after a suicidal man was shot and killed by police over the weekend. The mother of 43-year-old Arthur Dixon Jr. called St. Petersburg police on Sunday evening because he doused himself with gasoline and threatened…

Maddow: Screaming man at conservative conference got ‘spit all over my face’

On Monday night, Rachel Maddow, host of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” stopped by “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and discussed the decision by the organizers of the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) not to invite New Jersey’s Gov. Chris Christie to this year’s conference, but rather to include…

BBC reporter passes Texas class to carry guns in school despite shooting a ‘child’

BBC’s Hilary Andersson took a concealed carry class with a group of teachers in Texas and discovered that using guns in schools without harming innocent children was a lot more more difficult that she had imagined. To follow up on the mass shooting of 20 elementary school children late last…

Fox News revives Black Panther conspiracy to smear Obama’s labor nominee

Thomas Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, is likely going to face some jaw-droppingly dumb questions in the Senate if he is nominated to become President Barack Obama’s next labor secretary. That’s because one of the conservative media’s favorite conspiracy theories is that the Obama Justice Department…

Catholic women call for female priests with ‘pink smoke’ protest

A group of Catholic women took to the streets of New Orleans’ French Quarter over the weekend to call for more female church leaders as all male-cardinals gathered for a conclave in Rome to elect the next pope. The Women’s Ordination Conference told The Times-Picayune that the group would continue…

Ted Cruz asks Republicans to embrace the fictional ’47 percent dependent on government’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is calling on Republicans to court “the 47 percent who are dependant on government,” a false statistic that may have been one of the reasons former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney lost the 2012 election. Speaking to The Shark Tank’s Javier Manjarres at the Cuba-Democracy PAC…

Soledad O’Brien rips Maryland Republican for bill protecting ‘Pop Tart guns’

CNN host Soledad O’Brien did not have much patience Monday for a Maryland state senator who recently introduced legislation aimed at preventing children from being punished for making gun references in the classroom. Maryland Sen. J.B. Jennings (R) claims his bill was written in reaction to the story about a…

Wisconsin Sen. Johnson: Obamacare will lead to ‘rationing’ and ‘lower-quality care’

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) said on Monday that the Affordable Care Act — popularly known as “Obamacare” — will degrade health care services through “rationing.” I think it’s gonna explode the deficit,” Johnson said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “It’s gonna lead to rationing. It will lead to rationing, lower-quality care.”…

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