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Coburn: Congress should ‘eliminate the recordkeeping’ on guns in the U.S.

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) on Sunday said that Republicans would block any effort to extend background checks to include private firearms sales unless Congress agreed to “eliminate the recordkeeping” on guns in the United States. Coburn, who is one of four senators working for a bipartisan bill to expand background…

National Prayer Breakfast speaker lectured Obama on flat tax to ‘please’ God

Dr. Ben Carson, a pediatric neurosurgeon who shocked Washington when he used his speech at the non-partisan National Prayer Breakfast to lecture President Barack Obama on the flat tax earlier this month, is defending his rant by insisting that he was just trying to “please” God. As the president was…

Obama: Republicans want to ‘protect tax loopholes for corporate jet owners’

In a weekly address published Saturday, President Barack Obama urged Congress to avert looming across-the-board budget cuts known as the sequester and slammed his Republican opponents. “Are Republicans in Congress really willing to let these cuts fall on our kids’ schools and mental health care just to protect tax loopholes…

Chris Wallace on Hagel: ‘I’m impugning his competence’

Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday questioned if former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) even had the “competence” necessary to be the secretary of defense. During an interview with Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Wallace pointed out that Hagel had admitted to misspeaking during his Senate confirmation hearing when he suggested…

Chris Hayes: I’ll only appear at CPAC if you include GOProud

Saturday morning on MSNBC’s “Up with Chris Hayes,” host Chris Hayes addressed an invitation he received to speak at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Hayes said that he would be happy to appear at the conference if the Republican LGBT group GOProud would be included among the co-sponsors…

Maddow guest: Texas senator claimed 12 Harvard professors were ‘Marxists’

On Rachel Maddow’s Friday show, the host discussed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) and whether he bears any similarity to the infamous Sen. Joseph McCarthy, who instigated a communist witch hunt in the 1950s. Cruz has been part of the GOP opposition to the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel…

‘Birther’ Arpaio supporter’s lawsuit reveals ignorance of election law

“Birther” activist and attorney Larry Klayman is threatening to sue Respect Arizona, the group behind a recall effort aimed at controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. According to the Associated Press, Klayman’s freshly established group, Citizens To Protect Fair Election Results, insists that the recall effort is “unconstitutional” and that it…

Fugelsang slams Fox News: ‘A mecca for people who hate Mecca’

Current TV host John Fugelsang lambasted Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly and contributor Lisa Daftari for their segment linking the Al Jazeera America network with terrorist “sleeper cells” in Detroit. “How can someone so smart and so pretty have a show that’s so stupid and so ugly?” Fugelsang said on…

Fischer: Tim Tebow being bullied by ‘Big Gay’ groups

“Focal Points” talk show host Bryan Fischer was seriously disappointed Friday about word that backup quarterback Tim Tebow has bowed out of speaking at a Dallas Baptist church known for its pastor’s virulent anti-LGBT viewpoints. Fischer suggested that Tebow did not realize on his own that Pastor Robert Jeffress, who…

Man with high-powered rifles and ‘tank buster’ bullets arrested for posting liberal ‘hit list’

Police in Clarkstown, New York have confiscated a cache of high-powered weapons and body armor from a man who was arrested for posting death threats against against many Democratic politicians and every liberal supporter of President Barack Obama. According to WCBS, 49-year-old Larry Mulqueen was arraigned on Thursday on charges…

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