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Eliot Spitzer slaps down Lou Dobbs for ‘right-to-work’ falsehood

Current TV host Eliot Spitzer called out Fox Business host Lou Dobbs on Thursday night for falsely claiming that so-called “right-to-work” laws prevented employees from being forced to join a union. “Despite the president’s misleading suggestions to the contrary, Michigan workers still tonight have the right to form and join…

Rep. Markey: ‘Substantial amounts of oil’ may still be leaking at Deepwater Horizon site

Speaking to CBS News for a segment aired Thursday, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) claimed that “substantial amounts of oil” may still be leaking from the wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon, resting at the epicenter of the worst accidental oil spill in human history. “My concern is that substantial amounts of…

Limbaugh: Elizabeth Warren is ‘Heap Big Squaw Indian Giver’

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday referred to Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren as “Heap Big Squaw Indian Giver,” confirming that he would continue to provide ammunition to critics who accuse him of being both racist and sexist. Speaking on his radio program, Limbaugh noted that a group of Democratic senators…

Baltimore man gets speed camera ticket for going 0 MPH

The City of Baltimore recently issued a ticket to Daniel Doty for speeding 38 miles per hour in a 25-mph zone — but photos and video captured by the speed camera system showed that his car was stopped at a red light at the time. Doty told The Baltimore Sun…

Granholm challenges Michael Moore to make a ‘Roger & Me’ sequel

In the midst of an impassioned conversation about the fight over labor rights in Michigan, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm pressed fellow Michigander Michael Moore to revisit his hometown of Flint and make a sequel to “Roger & Me,” his debut documentary film about the consequences of General Motors’ job…

Norquist: Obama might ‘blow up small countries’ for fun

Anti-tax lobbyist Grover Norquist says that President Barack Obama will have to “blow up small countries” because Republicans will not let him have “any fun at all” spending taxpayers’ money. “Obama will be on a very short leash, fiscally speaking, over the next four years,” Norquist told C-SPAN on Thursday.…

Republican lawmaker’s proposal exempted husband from Michigan ‘right to work’ law

A Republican state representative in Michigan proposed an amendment to exempt her husband’s job from the so-called “right to work” law which limits the ability of unions to collect dues. State Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons (R) on Monday offered an amendment that would have added corrections officers like her husband,…

Maddow: Michigan GOP ‘can do whatever they want’ due to gerrymandering

On her show Wednesday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow explained that Republicans in Michigan were still in control due to redistricting. “Michigan Republicans are moving full steam ahead with whatever they want, they’ve got control of both houses of the legislature, they’ve got the governorship,” she said. “Even after they…

Rep. Tom Cole: If GOP ‘digs in’ then taxes go up for everyone

Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) warned on Wednesday that the debate over the looming fiscal cliff could “poison” the next four years if Democrats and Republicans don’t learn to work together. “If either side feels like they quote ‘won’ in the negotiation, two things will happen,” he told the Associated Press…

Fox News host: ‘Waterboarding? More like awesomeboarding!’

During a discussion about the film “Zero Dark Thirty” on Tuesday night, Fox News host Greg Gutfeld decided he would rename the internationally banned torture technique known as “waterboarding.” His term? “Awesomeboarding.” The response was elicited by a question about a review of “Zero Dark Thirty” written by New York…

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