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Harris-Perry: Jindal doesn’t ‘give a damn’ about Louisianans

Melissa Harris-Perry said on her Nov. 17 show that she wanted to send a letter to her governor, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Earlier this week, the state’s secretary of health sent a letter to the Obama administration declining to set up health insurance exchanges. Then New Orleans’ mayor wrote to…

Maher to GOP: Prove you’re sane by dropping Benghazi conspiracies

Comedian Bill Maher said Friday night that conservatives could prove their sanity by convincing the Republican Party to stop treating the attacks on a U.S. consulate in Libya as a conspiracy. “The one way I really think [moderate Republicans could have a voice] is to get off this Benghazi thing,”…

Maddow: Republicans beginning to purge ‘the crazy’

On her show Friday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow explained that the Republican Party appeared to be in the process of purging some of its more kooky members. “In trying to figure out who the Republican Party is going to be next, how they are going to bounce back from…

Anderson Cooper rips Rohrabacher on Benghazi: You’re factually not correct

On his show Friday night, CNN host Anderson Cooper question why Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (CA) believed the Obama administration deliberately misled Americans about the attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Rohrabacher, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, alleged that President…

Watch: Cerebral debate on the merits of drug legalization

Supporters of drug legalization on Wednesday faced their opponents in a thoughtful debate hosted by Intelligence Squared. Nick Gillespie, the editor in chief of the libertarian Reason magazine and Professor Paul Butler, a former federal prosecutor, argued in favor of legalizing marijuana and other recreational drugs. Asa Hutchinson, former administrator…

Franklin Graham: Obama won because ‘we’ve turned our back on God’

Franklin Graham, the son of Rev. Billy Graham, says that President Barack Obama’s re-election is just further evidence that “we’ve turned our back on God.” In an interview that aired Friday on the ABC Family Channel, CBN’s David Brody asked Franklin Graham where the country is going now that a…

Maddow: McCain ‘the engine driving the crazy’ on Benghazi conspiracy theories

Thursday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)’s recent attacks on U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice and declared that the former presidential candidate is grasping at relevance with this controversy and sullying whatever positive accomplishments may be left in his legacy…

Bryan Fischer: Singing ‘God Bless America’ prevents terrorist attacks

The director of issues analysis of a conservative fundamentalist Christian organization on Thursday asserted that the terrorists who attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001 were actually “the agents of God’s wrath” because they prompted “God Bless America” to be sung at Major League Baseball games and that is…

Alabama secessionist blames government for closing topless car wash

An Alabama man who started a petition calling for the White House to allow his state to peacefully secede from the Union says he’s angry that the government forced him to close his topless car wash. Disaffected Americans have created hundreds of “We the People” petitions on the White House…

S.E. Cupp wrongly tells a nun welfare increases poverty

Working off the conservative premise that food and medical assistance deprograms ambition and debases economic mobility, MSNBC’s right-wing commentator S.E. Cupp tried to tell a nun on Thursday that helping the poor leaves them worse off. That didn’t exactly fly with Sister Simone Campbell, a Catholic nun who’s part of…

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