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Ed Asner offers to ‘piss on’ Fox News producer to demonstrate trickle-down economics

Emmy Award-winning The Mary Tyler Show actor Ed Asner recently asked a Fox News producer if he could “piss on” him after he was confronted about a California Federation of Teachers video that showed cartoon rich people urinating on poor people. Fox News host Sean Hannity and other conservative pundits…

Chris Hayes: Boehner’s Medicare plan less popular than mandatory gay marriages

Filling in for MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, Chris Hayes explained Wednesday night that provisions of the budget plan presented by House Speaker John Boehner were wildly unpopular, even among Republican voters. Hayes joked that forcing Americans to wed someone of the same gender would probably be more popular than Boehner’s…

Hate crime suspected after slaughtered pig found at Texas mosque

Police in Cypress, Texas are reportedly investigating a possible hate crime after a slaughter pig was found at the entrance of a local mosque. Islamic Outreach Center spokesperson Ilyas Choudry told Houston Press that the dead pig was discovered on the building’s deck and a hate crime report had been…

Soledad tells House Financial Services chair he has ‘no leverage’ as he misstates election results

The newly-named chair of the House Financial Services committee defended Republican resistance to tax cuts on the middle class in part by misrepresenting this year’s presidential election results to CNN host Soledad O’Brien. “The President won 51-49. He’s got an electoral college victory,” said Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), both neglecting…

Rand Paul: Ashley Judd ‘way too damn liberal for our country’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Wednesday reacted to a possible Senate run by Ashley Judd by saying that the actress was so “damn liberal” that she did not even belong in the United States. Earlier this week, Politico reported that Judd “is seriously exploring” a bid against Sen. Mitch McConnell…

Rubio backtracks: Science proved ‘definitively’ Earth is ‘at least 4.5 billion years old’

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) may have damaged his credibility with creationists on Wednesday when he reversed course and declared that science proved “definitively” the the Earth was “at least 4.5 billion years old.” The Florida Republican had recently suggested to GQ magazine that the Earth could have been “created in…

‘Fox & Friends’ hosts: Why weren’t we invited to the White House with MSNBC?

The hosts of a Fox News morning show that created and aired a four-minute, attack ad-style video filled with falsehoods about President Barack Obama during his re-election campaign are wondering why they did not get invited to the White House with other media personalities on Tuesday. Several reports confirmed on…

‘Mind control’ Georgia caucus leader to lead public broadcasting program

The Georgia lawmaker who led a caucus meeting over an alleged plot by President Barack Obama and the United Nations to bring about a communist dictatorship using mind control will be at the helm of a Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) initiative, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Wednesday. Starting next month, State…

Alan Simpson does the horse dance ‘Gangnam Style’ in anti-debt ad

Former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-WY) has become the latest public figure to join the “Gangnam Style” dance craze. In a parody of South Korean singer Psy’s popular YouTube video, Simpson attempts several dance moves including what he calls “the lasso” and “the horseback.” The former senator is hoping to get…

Maddow: Secret Petraeus audio means Fox News ‘officially’ part of the GOP

When Fox News chief Roger Ailes sent one of his national security correspondents to interview then-General David Petraeus in 2011, chances are he didn’t want the full conversation to ever see the light of day — because if it did, the network’s claim of being “fair and balanced” could be…

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